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.

A photo of Raymond Raylman.

Raymond R. Raylman, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor and Vice Chair, Research, Radiology
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1973
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Gangadhar Jaliparthi

West Virginia University
Position
Software Engineer, Radiology
Phone
304-293-8100
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Peter Martone

West Virginia University
Position
Software Engineer, Radiology
Phone
304-293-8497
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Alexander V. Stolin, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Phone
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

West Virginia University
Position
Professor and Vice Chair Clinical Operations MD, Radiology
Phone
304-293-3091
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Jeffrey S. Carpenter, MD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Radiology
Phone
304-293-6898
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Bob Hou, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Radiology
Phone
304-293-6898
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Gary D. Marano, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Radiology
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Betty Puskar Breast Care Center
Phone
304-293-3091
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Kevin McCluskey, MD

West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Radiology
Phone
304-293-3091
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Luke J. Higgins, MD/PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Interventional Radiology, Radiology
Phone
304-293-3091
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Brent T. Steadman, MD, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Phone
304-598-4051

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

West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics
Professor, Centers for Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
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Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Research Assistant Professor, Centers for Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-4820
A photo of Bob Hou.

Bob Hou, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Radiology
Phone
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 Facilities Applications

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