August 19, 2022

Check out the SCMR-ISMRM CO-PROVIDED WORKSHOP: CUTTING EDGE METABOLIC AND ENDOGENOUS CONTRAST CMR happening on 25-26 January, 2023 at the annual SCMR 2023 Scientific Sessions. More info to come!

March 31, 2022

Abhijit Bhattaru was awarded the Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship by the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) for his his proposal "Deep Learning approach for automated detection of transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis in patients undergoing whole-body bone scintigraphy.” Congratulations, Abhi!

This fellowship is funded by Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) in order to support students’ interest in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine.

February 11, 2022

Sophie Swago is presenting a power pitch and poster presentation at the 2022 ISMRM Workshop on Ultra-High Field MR (March 19-22): "Quantification of High-Field 1H Downfield MRS Metabolites & Cross-Relaxation Using Time-Domain Spectral Fitting" on March 20 in Lisbon, Portugal.

February 4, 2022

Congratulations to Beth Thompson and Sophie Swago, Ph.D. candidates, whose abstracts were accepted at the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB & ISMRT 31st Annual Meeting in London, UK (May 7-12, 2020).

Beth: "Feasibility of machine learning for cardiovascular function analysis in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot", digital poster on May 10, 17:45 BST (UTC+1)

Sophie: ""Quantification of cross-relaxation in human skeletal muscle using downfield 1H MRS at 7T", oral presentation on May 9, 9:15 BST (UTC+1)

February 5, 2022

Beth's paper "Endogenous T1ρ cardiovascular magnetic resonance in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy" was nominated for Best JCMR Manuscript at SCMR 2022! Congratulations, Beth!

May 19, 2021

Sophie Swago presents her work on downfield MRS at the 2021 ISMRM.swago_ismrm_2021

May 4, 2021

Abhijit Bhattaru has been awarded the 2021 Medical & Science Student Research Grant: Discovering Molecular Imaging from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Congratulations Abhi!

January 19, 2021

hwuangCongratulations to Dr. Eileen Hwuang on the successful defense of her dissertation, "Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of maternal uteroplacental hemodynamics during pregnancy." An incredible job well done!

November 9, 2020

moonCongratulations to Dr. Brianna Moon on the successful defense of her dissertation, "Iron Imaging in Myocardial Infarction Reperfusion Injury." We are incredibly proud!

June 29, 2020

Congratulations to Brianna Moon and colleagues for publishing the article "Iron imaging in myocardial infarction reperfusion injury" in Nature Communications!

May 01, 2020

Great news! Our recent paper "Assessment of Uterine Artery Geometry and Hemodynamics in Human Pregnancy With 4D Flow MRI and Its Correlation With Doppler Ultrasound" published in Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging was ranked among the top 10% downloaded papers from 2018-2019.

April 24, 2020

Brianna Moon and Eileen Hwuang, Bioengineering Ph.D. students, making PPE for healthcare workers with Penn Health-Tech Face Shields Rapid Response and Project SHIELDS (




February 08, 2020

Congratulations to Brianna and Srikant for their accepted abstracts at ISMRM 28th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Sydney, Australia!

Brianna will be presenting "Magnetic susceptibility R2* and iron evolve during reperfusion injury wound healing" as an oral presentation and "The effect of voxel size on magnetic susceptibility and R2* of intramyocardial hemorrhage at 3 and 7T" as a digital poster on Thursday April 23, 2020.

Srikant will be presenting "A non-local filtering based approach for high quality quantitative susceptibility mapping reconstruction" as a power pitch presentation on April 21, 2020.

January 20, 2020

Congratulations to Brianna for being selected for an Early Career Award at SCMR! She will be giving a talk on "Magnetic susceptibility and iron evolve during myocardial infarction wound healing" at the SCMR meeting on February 14, 2020.

June 21, 2019

group photo

Corlab recently celebrated Matt and Veronica for accomplishing great work in the lab this year.

June 14, 2019

Congratulations to Matt MacLean for winning Best Clinical Trainee Poster Presentation award at this year's Radiology Pendergrass Symposium!

February 18, 2019

Congratulations to Srikant, Brianna, and Eileen whose abstracts were accepted at the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Montreal, Canada (May 11-16, 2019).

Srikant:"Loss Adaptive Dipole Inversion (LADI): A novel data driven approach for quantitative susceptibility mapping" (oral on May 13, 16:00)

Brianna:"Magnetic susceptibility and T2* of myocardial reperfusion injury at 3 and 7 T" (oral on May 14, 08:15)"Imaging myocardial reperfusion injury using cardiac quantitative susceptibility mapping" (digital poster on May 13, 16:00)

Eileen:"Measurement of Uterine Artery and External Iliac Artery Pulse Wave Velocity using 4D Flow MRI" (digital poster on May 15, 15:45)"Pattern Analysis of Placental Blood Flow Distribution using ASL MRI" (digital poster on May 15, 15:45)

January 15, 2019

Congratulations to Srikant Iyer whose paper "Accelerated free-breathing 3D T1ρ cardiovascular magnetic resonance using multicoil compressed sensing" was recently published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance!

January 8, 2019

Congratulations to Srikant Iyer and Brianna Moon whose abstracts were accepted at the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Seattle, Washington (Feb. 6-9, 2019). Brianna also received a travel award to present her work.

Srikant: "Residual deep learning reconstruction of cine MRI in cardiomyopathy patients"Brianna: "Magnetic susceptibility imaging of myocardial infarction reperfusion injury" (Feb. 8)

Congratulations to Nick for giving an excellent mid-summer chalk talk on Cardiac QSM and COSMOS to SUPERS program students and mentors!

Photos from Nick's Chalk Talk

July 6, 2018

Congratulations to Eileen Hwuang whose paper has been accepted into the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging! The article is entitled "Assessment of uterine artery geometry and hemodynamics in human pregnancy with 4D flow MRI and its correlation with Doppler Ultrasound" (publication pending).

June 5, 2018

Check out photos of Corlab and bioengineering Interfaces PhD students engaging parents and children at the Philadelphia Science Festival! Our booth was called "How do doctors look inside your body?"

CorLab members at their Philadelphia Science Festival booth, How do doctors look inside your body?

April 28, 2018

Congratulations to Anya Hall for a wonderful poster presentation at the bioengineering research symposium. He will be heading off to medical school at the University of Miami!

Photo of Anya Hall with poster presentation

April 18, 2018

Congratulations to Avanti Gulhane who received the SCMR travel award to the annual meeting in Barcelona, Spain this year. She presented two studies: 

  1. "Determination of Conducting Channels from LGE CMR in patients with Myocardial Infarction-Comparison with Electroanatomic Mapping for Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation"
  2. "Evaluation of LGE-CMR for predicting ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation sites in Nonischemic cardiomyopathy (NICM) –comparison with electroanatomic maps (EAM)"

The first study was recognized in the "Best of Moderated" electronic poster session.

March 9, 2018

Congratulations to Srikant Iyer, Brianna Moon, and Eileen Hwuang whose abstracts were accepted at the Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018 in Paris, France (June 16-21, 2018).

"Quantitative susceptibility mapping Accelerated Reconstruction Technique (QUART): A novel Split Bregman based approach for rapid reconstruction of quantitative susceptibility maps" (electronic poster on June 20, 4:15pm)
"Accelerated free breathing 3D cardiac T1rho mapping in humans using compressed sensing and improved k-space reordering" (electronic poster on June 20, 2:45pm)

"Magnetic susceptibility of hemorrhagic myocardial infarction: correlation with tissue iron and comparison with relaxation time MRI" (oral on June 18, 4:15pm)

"Background-suppressed pulsed arterial spin labeling of placental perfusion at 1.5T" (electronic poster on June 20, 9:15am)
"Characterization of uterine artery geometry in normal pregnancy with time-of-flight angiography" (electronic poster on June 20, 9:15am)

February 19, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Harold Litt and Dr. Avanti Gulhane who will be giving oral presentations at the 2018 SCMR Meeting in Barcelona, Spain (Jan 31-Feb 3, 2018) and Eileen Hwuang who will be giving an oral presentation at the 2018 ISMRM Placenta Workshop in Atlanta, GA (Feb 4-6, 2018).

December 8, 2017

Corlab members enjoyed some axe-throwing together!

Axe throwing group photo
July 28, 2017

Congratulations to all Corlab students who presented at Pendergrass symposium!

Srikant giving his presentation
Srikant giving his presentation on free-breathing cardiac imaging using T1rho with compressed sensing

Michael giving his presentation
Michael giving his presentation on comparing LGE with T1 and T1rho MRI in characterizing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

June 16, 2017

Corlab at ISMRM Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii!

group photo
Hiking at Diamond Head

Eileen giving her presentation
Eileen giving her presentation on uterine artery 4D flow in pregnancy
May 3, 2017

New article! Isosorbide Dinitrate, With or Without Hydralazine, Does Not Reduce Wave Reflections, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, or Myocardial Fibrosis in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
February 27, 2017

New article! Assessment of myocardial injury after reperfused infarction by T1ρ cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
February 18, 2017

Congratulations to Eileen Hwuang whose abstract "Assessment of uterine artery hemodynamics in normal pregnancy with 4D Flow MRI" was accepted as an oral presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) in April 2017!
February 6, 2017

Corlab's newest member has arrived, Clara Elizabeth Witschey (born Friday, October 28, 2016). Congrats, Walter!
November 4, 2016

Congratulations to Michael Solomon whose abstract "Endogenous T1rho mapping in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy" was accepted as an oral presentation at Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) in February 2017!
October 20, 2016

New article! Self‐gated MRI of multiple beat morphologies in the presence of arrhythmias.
September 6, 2016

Congratulations to Anya Hall for winning 2nd place at the National Science Foundation, Greater Philadelphia Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Summer Undergraduate Research Conference.
August 19, 2016

New article! Regional myocardial three-dimensional principal strains during post-infarction remodeling.
February 10, 2015

New article! Injectable microsphere gel progressively improves global ventricular function, regional contractile strain, and mitral regurgitation after myocardial infarction.
January 9, 2015

New article! Dextran coated bismuth-iron oxide nanohybrid contrast agents for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.
January 9, 2015

Welcome Marie Madden to CorLab!
December 15, 2014

New publication! Dextran-coated bismuth-iron oxide nanoparticles
December 15, 2014