Peter B. Noël, M.S., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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

Shapira, N., Scheuermann, J., Perkins, A. E., Kim, J., Liu, L. P., Karp, J. S., & Noël, P. B.: Quantitative positron emission tomography imaging in the presence of iodinated contrast media using electron density quantifications from dual‐energy computed tomography. Medical Physics 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.14589.

Frank, M., Urban, T., Willer, K., Noichl, W., De Marco, F., Schick, R., Gleich, B., Schegerer, A., Lechel, U., Meyer, P., Mohr, J., Koehler, T., Yaroshenko, A., Maack, I., Pralow, T., Proksa, R., Renger, B., Noël, P.B., Fingerle, A.A., Pfeiffer, D., Rummeny, E., Herzen, J., & Pfeiffer, F.: Dosimetry on First Clinical Dark‐Field Chest Radiography. Medical Physics 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.15132.

Jones, B. C., Jia, S., Lee, H., Feng, A., Shetye, S. S., Batzdorf, A., Shapira, N., Noël, P.B., Pleshko, N. & Rajapakse, C. S.: MRI-derived porosity index is associated with whole-bone stiffness and mineral density in human cadaveric femora. Bone 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2020.115774.

Stayman, J. W., Tivnan, M., Wang, W., Shapira, N., Gang, G. J., & Noël, P. B.: Spectral CT using a fine grid structure and varying x‐ray incidence angle. Medical Physics 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.14853.

Riederer, I., Fingerle, A. A., Zimmer, C., Noël, P. B., Makowski, M. R., & Pfeiffer, D. : Potential of dual-layer spectral CT for the differentiation between hemorrhage and iodinated contrast medium in the brain after endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke patients. Clinical Imaging 2021 Notes: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2021.04.020

Pasha, S., Rajapaske, C. R., Reddy, R., Diebo, B., Knott, P., Jones, B. C., Kumar, D., Zhu, W, Lou, E., Shapira, N., Noël, P.B., Ho-Fung, V. & Jaramillo, D.: Quantitative imaging of the spine in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: shifting the paradigm from diagnostic to comprehensive prognostic evaluation. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-021-02883-8.

Burian, E., Sollmann, N., Mei, K., Dieckmeyer, M., Juncker, D., Loeffler, M., Greve, T., Zimmer, C., Kirschke, J. S., Baum, T. & Noël, P. B. : Low-dose MDCT: evaluation of the impact of systematic tube current reduction and sparse sampling on quantitative paraspinal muscle assessment.  Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.21037/qims-20-1220 PMID not yet avaliable.

Yousefi, B., LaRiviere, M. J., Cohen, E. A., Buckingham, T. H., Yee, S. S., Black, T. A., Chien, A.L., Noël, P. B., Hwang, W-T., Katz, S. I., Aggarwal, C. Thompson, J. C., Carpenter, E. L. & Kontos, D.: Combining radiomic phenotypes of non-small cell lung cancer with liquid biopsy data may improve prediction of response to EGFR inhibitors. Scientific Reports 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88239-y.

Sollmann, N., Mei, K., Riederer, I., Schön, S., Kirschke, J. S., Meyer, B., Zimmer, C., Baum, T., & Noël, P. B.: Low-Dose MDCT of Patients With Spinal Instrumentation Using Sparse Sampling: Impact on Metal Artifacts. American Journal of Roentgenology. American Journal of Roentgenology 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.20.23083.

Shapira, N., Mei, K., & Noël, P. B. : Spectral CT quantification stability and accuracy for pediatric patients: A phantom study. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1002/acm2.13161.

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Last updated: 10/03/2021
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