Weihong Yuan, PhD

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Phone 513-636-2862

Fax 513-636-0434

Email Weihong.Yuan@cchmc.org

Diffusion tensor study pediatric patient with hydrocephalus; diffusion tensor imaging study of pediatric supratentorial tumors; diffusion tensor imaging study of children with traumatic brain injury; functional MRI study of pediatric patients with spina bifida; fMRI/DTI study of epilepsy; intra-operative neuroimaging

Weihong Yuan, PhD, joined the faculty in 2005 and currently is the McLaurin fellow in pediatric neurosurgery and research assistant professor of radiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati. He is a biomedical engineer by training with BS degree (1991) from Zhejiang University, PRC, and MS (1997) and PhD degree (2000) from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ.

BS: Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PRC, 1991.

MS: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, 1997. 

PhD: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, 2000.
Yuan W, Deren KE, McAllister JP 2nd, Holland SK, Lindquist DM, Cancelliere A, Mason M, Shereen A, Hertzler DA, Altaye M, Mangano FT. Diffusion tensor imaging correlates with cytopathology in a rat model of neonatal hydrocephalus. Cerebrospinal Fluid Res. 2010 Nov 5;7:19.

Heineke J, Auger-Messier M, Correll RN, Xu J, Benard MJ, Yuan W, Drexler H, Parise LV, Molkentin JD. CIB1 is a regulator of pathological cardiac hypertrophy. Nat Med. 2010 Aug;16(8):872-9.

Air EL, Yuan W, Holland SK, Jones BV, Bierbrauer K, Altaye M, Mangano FT. Longitudinal comparison of pre- and postoperative diffusion tensor imaging parameters in young children with hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Apr;5(4):385-91.

Yuan W, Mangano FT, Air EL, Holland SK, Jones BV, Altaye M, Bierbrauer K. Anisotropic diffusion properties in infants with hydrocephalus: a diffusion tensor imaging study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Oct;30(9):1792-8.

Schmithorst VJ, Yuan W. White matter development during adolescence as shown by diffusion MRI. Brain Cogn. 2010 Feb;72(1):16-25.

DiFrancesco MW, Rasmussen JM, Yuan W, Pratt R, Dunn S, Dardzinski BJ, Holland SK. Comparison of SNR and CNR for in vivo mouse brain imaging at 3 and 7 T using well matched scanner configurations. Med Phys. 2008 Sep;35(9):3972-8.

Yuan W, Altaye M, Ret J, Schmithorst V, Byars AW, Plante E, Holland SK. Quantification of head motion in children during various fMRI language tasks. Hum Brain Mapp. 2009 May;30(5):1481-9.

Kramer ME, Chiu CY, Walz NC, Holland SK, Yuan W, Karunanayaka P, Wade SL. Long-term neural processing of attention following early childhood traumatic brain injury: fMRI and neurobehavioral outcomes. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2008 May;14(3):424-35.

Yuan W, Holland SK, Jones BV, Crone K, Mangano FT. Characterization of abnormal diffusion properties of supratentorial brain tumors: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Apr;1(4):263-9

Karunanayaka PR, Holland SK, Yuan W, Altaye M, Jones BV, Michaud LJ, Walz NC, Wade SL. Neural substrate differences in language networks and associated language-related behavioral impairments in children with TBI: a preliminary fMRI investigation. NeuroRehabilitation. 2007;22(5):355-69.