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Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

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My Biography & Research

Biography

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 within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. 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.

Clinical Interests

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

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Clinical Divisions

Radiology

Research Divisions

Radiology, Imaging

My Education

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.

My Publications

Altered frontal-mediated inhibition and white matter connectivity in pediatric chronic tic disorders. Bruce, AB; Yuan, W; Gilbert, DL; Horn, PS; Jackson, HS; Huddleston, DA; Wu, SW. Experimental Brain Research. 2021; 239:955-965.

Is it Possible to Protect the Adolescent Brain with Internal Mechanisms from Repetitive Head Impacts: Results from a Phase II Single Cohort, Longitudinal, Self-Control Study. Logan, K; Yuan, W; Foss, KD B; Diekfuss, JA; DiCesare, CA; Leach, J; Altaye, M; Lloyd, RS; Myer, GD. Journal of Science in Sport and Exercise. 2021; 3:56-65.

The effects of internal jugular vein compression for modulating and preserving white matter following a season of American tackle football: A prospective longitudinal evaluation of differential head impact exposure. Diekfuss, JA; Yuan, W; Barber Foss, KD; Dudley, JA; DiCesare, CA; Reddington, DL; Zhong, W; Nissen, KS; Shafer, JL; Leach, JL; et al. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 2021; 99:423-445.

Machine Learning Classification of Verified Head Impact Exposure Strengthens Associations with Brain Changes. DiCesare, CA; Green, B; Yuan, W; Diekfuss, JA; Barber Foss, KD; Dudley, J; Qin, Y; Wang, P; Myer, GD. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2020; 48:2772-2782.

Early Prediction of Cognitive Deficit in Very Preterm Infants Using Brain Structural Connectome With Transfer Learning Enhanced Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. Chen, M; Li, H; Wang, J; Yuan, W; Altaye, M; Parikh, NA; He, L. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2020; 14.

Alterations in knee sensorimotor brain functional connectivity contributes to ACL injury in male high-school football players: a prospective neuroimaging analysis. Diekfuss, JA; Grooms, DR; Nissen, KS; Schneider, DK; Foss, KD B; Thomas, S; Bonnette, S; Dudley, JA; Yuan, W; Reddington, DL; et al. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. 2020; 24:415-423.

Altered Functional and Structural Connectomes in Female High School Soccer Athletes After a Season of Head Impact Exposure and the Effect of a Novel Collar. Dudley, J; Yuan, W; Diekfuss, J; Foss, KD B; DiCesare, CA; Altaye, M; Logan, K; Leach, JL; Myer, GD. Brain Connectivity. 2020; 10:292-301.

Real-time biofeedback integrated into neuromuscular training reduces high-risk knee biomechanics and increases functional brain connectivity: A preliminary longitudinal investigation. Diekfuss, JA; Grooms, DR; Bonnette, S; DiCesare, CA; Thomas, S; MacPherson, RP; Ellis, JD; Kiefer, AW; Riley, MA; Schneider, DK; et al. Psychophysiology. 2020; 57.

Abnormal anisotropic diffusion properties in pediatric myelomeningocele patients treated with fetal surgery: an initial DTI study. Mangano, FT; Stevenson, CB; Nagaraj, U; Conley, A; Yuan, W. Child's Nervous System. 2020; 36:827-833.

BRAIN WHITE MATTER ALTERATIONS IN STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY AND CONNECTIVITY FOLLOWING A SPORTS-RELATED CONCUSSION: EVALUATION OF THE POTENTIAL AMELIORATING EFFECT OF A JUGULAR VEIN COMPRESSION COLLAR DEVICE. Diekfuss, JA; Yuan, W; Foss, KD B; Dudley, JA; DiCesare, CA; Logan, K; Leach, JL; Myer, GD. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 8.