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John A. detre, M.d.


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Professor of Neurology and Radiology

Director, Center for Functional Neuroimaging

Dr. Detre's research focuses on imaging brain function using magnetic resonance and
other physiological imaging modalities. He is widely known for
general expertise in clinical fMRI and for seminal work in the development
of a noninvasive quantitative perfusion method utilizing arterial spin
labeled (ASL) blood water as a diffusible tracer for flow quantification.
Dr. Detre's research has focused on neuroimaging methods development and validation,
the physiology of functional activation, and applications in stroke,
epilepsy, recovery of function, neuropsychiatric disorders, and cognitive

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