Research

West Virginia University Department of Radiology Research Program

The research program in the Department of Radiology is housed in the Center for Advanced Imaging (CAI). Located in the basement of the WVU Health Sciences Center, CAI research faculty and staff are engaged in the development and application of new imaging techniques to study human physiology and pathology.

Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation Development Research

The Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation Development Research group develops organ-specific imaging methods for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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Raymond R. Raylman

PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Research
Radiology, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
304-293-1973
304-293-4287
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Gangadhar Jaliparthi

Software Engineer
Radiology
304-293-8100
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Peter Martone

Software Engineer
Radiology
304-293-8497
304-293-4287
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Alexander V. Stolin

PhD
Assistant Professor
Radiology
304-293-6298

Clinical Research

The Clinical Research program applies new imaging and interventional techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of disease, primarily neurological conditions and cancer.

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Ansaar T. Rai

MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
Radiology
304-293-3091
304-293-3899
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Jeffrey S. Carpenter

MD
Professor
Radiology
304-293-6898
304-293-3899
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Bob Hou

PhD
Professor
Radiology
304-293-6898
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Gary D. Marano

MD
Prof. of Diagnostic Radiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Medicine, Medical Dir. PET/CT, VAMC Medical Dir., Radiation Safety Medical Dir., Asst. GME
Radiology, Medicine, Betty Puskar Breast Care Center
304-293-3091
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Kevin McCluskey

MD
Associate Professor, Section Chief - Interventional Radiology
Radiology
304-293-3091
304-293-3899
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Luke J. Higgins

MD/PhD
Assistant Professor, Interventional Radiology
Radiology
304-293-3091
304-293-3899
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Brent T. Steadman

MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Radiology
304-598-4051
304-598-4996

Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Research

The Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Research program is involved in the study of the brain utilizing advanced imaging methods, primarily 3T MRI.

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Marc W. Haut

PhD, ABPP_cn
Professor/ Chair, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry Professor & Research Advisor
Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics, Centers for Neuroscience
304-293-5323
304-293-8724
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Julie Brefczynski-Lewis

PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Physiology and Pharmacology, Centers for Neuroscience
304-293-4820
304-293-3899
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Bob Hou

PhD
Professor
Radiology
304-293-6898

CAI Research Facilities

  • 3T MRI Scanner
  • PET/CT Scanner
  • ERP/TMS Laboratory
  • Cyclotron & Radionuclide Production Laboratory
  • Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation Development Laboratory
  • CAI FacilitiesĀ Applications

The Department of Radiology Research Program office phone number is: (304) 293-6898.