Chamith S. Rajapakse, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

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1 Founders Building
Philadelphia, PA
B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering)
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1998.
Ph.D. (Physics)
University of Houston, Texas, 2005.
M.S. (Computer Science)
University of Houston, Texas, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Medical Imaging, AI, Orthopaedic Engineering

Selected Publications

Kariyawasam RS, Somani JE, Sorci O, Nagayumi H, Witmer CE, Park BJ, Rajapakse CS: Automated Medical Image Based Anatomical 3D Model Generation for Augmented Reality Applications. Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Feb 2020.

Ailavajhala R, Oswald J, Rajapakse CS, Pleshko N: Environmentally-Controlled Near Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging of Bone Water. Sci Rep 15(9(1)): 10199, Jul 2019.

Hong AL, Ispiryan M, Padalkar MV, Jones BC, Batzdorf AS, Shetye SS, Pleshko N, Rajapakse CS: MRI-derived bone porosity index correlates to bone composition and mechanical stiffness. Bone Rep 26: 11:100213, Jun 2019.

Leonard MB, Wehrli FW, Ziolkowski SL, Billig E, Long J, Nickolas TL, Magland JF, Nihtianova S, Zemel BS, Herskovitz R, Rajapakse CS: A multi-imaging modality study of bone density, bone structure and the muscle - bone unit in end-stage renal disease. Bone S8756-3282(19): 30197-8, May 2019 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Rajapakse CS, Gupta N, Evans M, Alizai H, Shukurova M, Hong AL, Cruickshank NJ, Tejwani N, Egol K, Honig S, Chang G: Influence of bone lesion location on femoral bone strength assessed by MRI-based finite-element modeling. Bone 122: 209-217, May 2019.

Ferizi U, Besser H, Hysi P, Jacobs J, Rajapakse CS, Chen C, Saha PK, Honig S, Chang G. : Artificial Intelligence Applied to Osteoporosis: A Performance Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms in Predicting Fragility Fractures From MRI Data. J Magn Reson Imaging 49(4): 1029-1038, Apr 2019.

Ramme AJ, Vira S, Hotca A, Miller R, Welbeck A, Honig S, Egol KA, Rajapakse CS, Chang G: A Novel MRI Tool for Evaluating Cortical Bone Thickness of the Proximal Femur. Bull Hosp Jt Dis 77(2): 115-121, Mar 2019.

Shinde RS, Nigh DJP, Rhodes SS, Udupa JK, Rajapakse CS: Image Based Bio 3D Printing of Variable Tissue Compositions. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 10954: 8, Feb 2019.

Auslander T, Miguez S, Batzdorf A, Sorci O, Lim MK, Jones CB, Mayer M, Rajapakse CS: Using FDG and NaF PET/CT Imaging to Investigate the Relationship between Inflammation and Microcalcification in the Aorta. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 10953: 57, Feb 2019.

Sorci S, Batzdorf AS, Mayer M, Rhodes S, Peng M, Jankelovits AR, Hornyak JN, Gerke O, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Alavi A, Rajapakse CS: 18F-sodium fluoride PET/CT provides prognostic clarity compared to calcium and Framingham risk scoring when addressing whole-heart arterial calcification. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2019 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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