Peter B. Noël, M.S., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce Street, One Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: +1 (215) 898-8212
Education:
B. Eng. (Biomedical Engineering)
Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Gießen, Germany, 2003.
M. Eng. (Biomedical Engineering)
Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Gießen, Germany, 2004.
M.S. (Computer Science and Engineering)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, United States, 2007.
Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, United States, 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Noël’s primary research interests currently include spectral imaging with photon-counting detectors, advanced x-ray tube concepts, phase-contrast & darkfield imaging, reconstruction approaches, and the clinical translation of advanced technologies. His work has found application in oncology, pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis screening. Dr. Noël’s publication record not only includes more than 110 peer-reviewed publications in international journals but also a patent portfolio in the areas of x-ray and CT imaging. He has been named to the editorial board of European Radiology for the medical physics section and is member of both national and international scientific organizations.

Undergraduates and master's students, as well as prospective graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to email Dr. Noël if interested in working in the Laboratory for Advanced Computed Tomography Imaging.

Selected Publications

Sauter, A., Koehler, T., Brendel, B., Aichele, J., Neumann, J., Noël, P. B., Rummeny, E. J., & Muenzel, D. : CT pulmonary angiography: dose reduction via a next generation iterative reconstruction algorithm. Acta Radiologica Page: 478-487, Apr 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1177/0284185118784976.

Laugerette, A., Schwaiger, B. J., Brown, K., Frerking, L. C., Kopp, F. K., Mei, K., Sellerer, T., Kirschke, J., Baum, T., Gersing, A.S., Pfeiffer, D., Fingerle, A.A., Rummeny, E.J., Proksa, R., Noël, P.B. & Pfeiffer, F. : DXA-equivalent quantification of bone mineral density using dual-layer spectral CT scout scans. European Radiology Feb 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-019-6005-6.

Anitha, D., Subburaj, K., Kopp, F. K., Mei, K., Foehr, P., Burgkart, R., Sollmann, N., Maegerlein, C., Kirschke, J.S., Noël, P.B. & Baum, T.: Effect of Statistically Iterative Image Reconstruction on Vertebral Bone Strength Prediction Using Bone Mineral Density and Finite Element Modeling: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 43(1): 61-65, Jan/Feb 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1097/RCT.0000000000000788.

Gersing, A. S., Pfeiffer, D., Kopp, F. K., Schwaiger, B. J., Knebel, C., Haller, B., Noël, P.B., Settler, M., Rummeny, E.J. & Woertler, K.: Evaluation of MR-derived CT-like images and simulated radiographs compared to conventional radiography in patients with benign and malignant bone tumors. European Radiology 29(1): 13-21, Jan 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-018-5450-y.

Allner, S., Gustschin, A., Fehringer, A., Noël, P. B., & Pfeiffer, F. : Metric-guided regularisation parameter selection for statistical iterative reconstruction in computed tomography. Scientific Reports 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40837-7.

Riederer, I., Si-Mohamed, S., Ehn, S., Bar-Ness, D., Noël, P.B., Fingerle, A.A., Pfeiffer, F., Rummeny, E.J., Douek, P. & Pfeiffer, D.: Differentiation between blood and iodine in a bovine brain—Initial experience with Spectral Photon-Counting Computed Tomography (SPCCT). Plos One 14(2): e0212679, 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212679.

Sauter, A. P., Hammel, J., Ehn, S., Achterhold, K., Kopp, F. K., Kimm, M. A., Mei, K., Laugerette, A., Pfeiffer, F., Rummeny, E.J., Pfeiffer, D. & Noël, P.B. : Perfusion-ventilation CT via three-material differentiation in dual-layer CT: a feasibility study. Scientific Reports 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42330-7.

Si-Mohamed, S., Tatard-Leitman, V., Laugerette, A., Sigovan, M., Pfeiffer, D., Rummeny, E. J., Coulon, P., Yagil, Y., Douek, P., Boussel, L. & Noël, P. B. : Spectral Photon-Counting Computed Tomography (SPCCT): in-vivo single-acquisition multi-phase liver imaging with a dual contrast agent protocol. Scientific Reports 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44821-z.

Sauter, A.P.,  Kopp, F.K.,  Bippus, R.,  Dangelmaier. J.,  Deniffel, D.,  Fingerle, A.A.,  Meurer, F.,  Pfeiffer, D.,  Proksa, R.,  Rummeny, E.J. & Noël, P.B.: Sparse sampling computed tomography (SpSCT) for detection of pulmonary embolism: a feasibility study. European Radiology 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-019-06217-5.

Sollmann, N., Mei, K., Riederer, I., Schön, S., Kopp, F. K., Löffler, M. T., Hedderich, D.M., Maegerlein, C., Friedrich, B., Kreiser, K., Boeckh-Behrens, T., Kirschke, J.S., Rummeny, E.J., Zimmer, C., Noël, P.B., & Baum, T.: Tube Current Reduction in CT Angiography: How Low Can We Go in Imaging of Patients With Suspected Acute Stroke? American Journal of Roentgenology Page: 1-7, 2019 Notes: https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.18.20954.

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