Cheuk Y Tang, PhD Email Cheuk Tang
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Director, Neurovascular Imaging Research
Associate Director, Imaging Science Laboratories
Director, In-Vivo Molecular Imaging SRF
Cheuk Y. Tang, Ph.D., received his Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of California at Irvine under the supervision of Dr. Zang Hee Cho, a pioneer in PET and MRI. Dr. Tang has been involved with multiple aspects of medical imaging since he finished his undergraduate studies in Physics, Mathematics and Computer science. He has been involved with image processing of PET and MRI imaging modalities. His interests involved edge detection and tissue classification. He developed a complete image processing software system including a fully automated edge detection expert software system for PET scans for the UCI Brain Imaging Center. During his graduate studies Dr. Tang studied the physics and engineering of PET, Cyclotrons and MRI systems. He was the chief engineer for Irvine Imaging International Inc., and was responsible for the design, simulation and construction of a prototype mini-PET camera. Later in his graduate career he focused on MRI physics where he studied fast imaging using various modulation schemes of the DANTE sequence and diffusion imaging. His Ph.D. dissertation was on the integration of diffusion tensor technique and functional MRI. Dr. Tang joined the faculty at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1999 where he is currently Associate Professor of Radiology and Psychiatry. His current research is focused on integration of functional and resting state fMRI with Diffusion Tensor Imaging and its application to neuropsychiatric disorders. He is the director of the preclinical imaging laboratories of TMII.
Alzheimer's Disease, Axonal Growth and Degeneration, Brain Imaging, Computer Simulation, Demyelination, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Image Analysis, Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography
Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas
Neuroscience [NEU], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]
BS Physics, Mathematics & Computer-Science, UCI
MS Radiological Siences, UCI
NIH-NCRR Shared Instrumentation Grant
NIH-NCRR Shared Instrumentation Grant
NIH-NCRR High End Instrumentation Grant
7T Micro MRI
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Award
Howard Hughes Medical Imaging Grant
RSNA Seed Grant
Orange County Council of Life Sciences Award
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