Li Zhao, Ph.D

Email: lz5bf at virginia.edu

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University of Virginia Ph.D

Tsinghua University M.E.

Tsinghua University B.E.

I am an Assistant Professor at Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC. I was a research fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. My primary research interests are understanding the blood supply and circulation to the brain, muscle, and other organs. My previous works improved the speed, robustness, and accuracy of Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL) with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). It promoted the studies of neuroimaging, peripheral artery disease, and resting state brain networks. I am also interested in the fields of MR guided ultrasound, quantitative MRI and image enhancement.


Awards

  • 2016 RSNA Travel Award
  • 2016/2017 Distinguished Reviewer of Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 2015 Summa Cum Laude Award for the 23rd ISMRM
  • 2015 Magna Cum Laude Award for the 23rd ISMRM
  • 2014 10th-annual UVERS Competition Finalist
  • 2013 Magna Cum Laude Award for the 21st ISMRM
  • 2008 National Outstanding Comprehensive Scholarship of Tsinghua University
  • 2007 Outstanding Graduation Project of Tsinghua University


Service

  • Associate Editor of Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Reviewer of Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Medical Physics, Investigative Radiology, Scientific Reports, International Stroke Conference (ISC)