Suraj D. Serai, PhD

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Research Associate Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Radiology Department
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-1306
Fax: 267-425-7068
B.E. (Engineering)
University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, 2000.
M.S. (Bio-engineering)
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 2004.
Ph.D. (Bio-engineering)
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Nguyen JC, Serai S: A comparison between a prototype 3D UTE and PETRA pulse sequence for pediatric MSK imaging. SPR 2020 Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course, InterContinental Miami, Miami, Florida May 2020 Notes: Oral presentation.

Jie C. Nguyen, MD, MS; Michael Nguyen, BS; Tanvi Venkatesh; Suraj Serai, PhD; Robert Carson; Patrick Cahill, MD; Chamith Rajapakse, PhD: Vertebral Porosity and Disc Hydration: Feasibility Study using Quantitative UTE MRI. American College of Radiology (ACR) May 2020.

Suraj D. Serai, Heather A Mcclung, Ahmad Rizwan, Houchun Harry Hu, Amol Pednekar, Rajeev Subramanyam, and Hansel J Otero: MRI without Sedation & Anesthesia. Are we there yet? ISMRM April 2020.

Christian A. Barrera, MD; Adarsh Ghosh, MD; Suraj D. Serai, PhD; Hansel J. Otero, MD: MR Elastography and Texture Analysis of T2-Weighted MR Images in Children with Liver Fibrosis. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) April 2020.

Ruvini Navaratna, Timothy J Colgan, Ruiyang Zhao, Houchun Harry Hu, Mark Bydder, Takeshi Yokoo, Mustafa R Bashir, Michael S Middleton, Suraj D Serai, Daria Malyarenko, Thomas Chenevert, Mark Smith, Walter Henderson, Gavin Hamilton, Yunhong Shu, Claude B Sirlin, Jean A Tkach, Andrew T Trout, Jean H Brittain, Diego Hernando, Scott B Reeder: Multi-Center Validation of a Novel Method for Temperature Correction in PDFF Estimation in Chemical Shift-Encoded MRI. International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) April 2020.

Jonathan R. Dillman, Suraj D. Serai, Alexander G. Miethke, Ruchi Singh, Jean A. Tkach, Andrew T. Trout : Comparison of liver T1 relaxation times without and with iron correction in pediatric autoimmune liver disease. Pediatric Radiology. Pediatric Radiology, March 2020.

Manish Dhyani, MD; Suraj Serai, PhD; Paschalis Toskas, MD; Soreena Rejaey, RT; Michael S. Gee, MD PhD; Amirkasra Mojtahed, MD; Anthony E. Samir, MD; Fredric Gordon, MD; Sebastian Flacke, MD, PhD; Jalil Afnan, MD : Quantitative Liver Imaging: Current Status of techniques for Fat, Iron and Fibrosis quantification. Society of Abdominal Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting and Educational Course Abstract CID: 3286968, March 2020.

McCleary BM, Trout AT, Fei L, Sun Q, Serai SD, Dillman JR1, Abu-El-Haija M: Healthy pancreatic parenchymal volume and its relationship to exocrine function. Pediatric Radiology February 2020 Notes: Doi:101007/s00247-019-04605-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Ljimani A, Caroli A, Laustsen C, Francis S, Mendichovszky IA, Bane O, Nery F, Sharma K, Pohlmann A, Dekkers IA, Vallee JP, Derlin K, Notohamiprodjo M, Lim RP, Palmucci S, Serai SD, Periquito J, Wang ZJ, Froeling M, Thoeny HC, Prasad P, Schneider M, Niendorf T, Pullens P, Sourbron S, Sigmund EE: Consensus-based technical recommendations for clinical translation of renal diffusion-weighted MRI. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine 33(1): 177-195, February 2020 Notes:

Serai SD, Hu HH, Ahmad R, White S, Pednekar A, Anupindi SA, Lee EY: Newly Developed Methods for Reducing Motion Artifacts in Pediatric Abdominal MRI: Tips and Pearls. American Journal of Roentgenology February 2020 Notes: doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.21987. [Epub ahead of print] ttps://

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