The Department of Electrical Engineering, working with researchers in the School of Medicine, has had a long and successful history in collaborative medical imaging research and in medical imaging training of a large number of predoctoral students. In this renewal application, we seek to continue our program in training electrical engineering predoctoral students in the area of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MRI has achieved great success in imaging many regions of the body and is poised to make a significant impact in cardiac imaging. With its many challenges, this field provides an outstanding vehicle for research training of predoctoral students in medical imaging. Predoctoral students in this training program will have abundant access to imaging equipment, and to both technical and clinical personnel. We propose to enhance our program through the training of three predoctoral students in cardiac MRI. Based on our track record of predoctoral student training, we strongly feel that this program will not only provide an excellent base but also lead to significant contributions to the field of cardiac MRI.

Public Health Relevance

There is a need for researchers with a background in cardiac medical imaging technology and applications. The proposed training program with predoctoral students in electrical engineering at Stanford University addresses this need. These students will receive training in the growing field of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. These students will work with a closely knit group of technical and clinical preceptors with access to a wide range of imaging equipment.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32HL007846-13
Application #
8653598
Study Section
NHLBI Institutional Training Mechanism Review Committee (NITM)
Program Officer
Wang, Wayne C
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
13
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Stanford University
Department
Engineering (All Types)
Type
Biomed Engr/Col Engr/Engr Sta
DUNS #
City
Stanford
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94304
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