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Priti Balchandani, PhD Email Priti Balchandani

    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • Language
    • English

Priti Balchandani, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Director of the High Field MRI Program at the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  Her research is focused on radio frequency (RF) pulse and pulse sequence design for ultrahigh field MRI scanners and translation of these techniques to visualize the central nervous system in unprecedented detail. Her work on overcoming some of the main limitations of operating at high magnetic fields has resulted in several innovative tools with wide applicability for human brain imaging and spectroscopy. These techniques are ultimately applied to improve diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of neurological diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy, brain tumors and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Balchandani received her BASc in computer engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada and her PhD in electrical engineering at Stanford University.

Research Topics

Biomechanics/Bioengineering, Brain, Brain Imaging, Epilepsy, Imaging, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mathematical Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Neuroscience

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Neuroscience [NEU], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


BASc, University of Waterloo

MS, Stanford University

PhD, Stanford University