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Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

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513-636-0434

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

Diffuse white matter abnormality in very preterm infants at term reflects reduced brain network efficiency. Kline, JE; Illapani, VS P; Li, H; He, L; Yuan, W; Parikh, NA. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2021; 31.

Perinatal Risk and Protective Factors in the Development of Diffuse White Matter Abnormality on Term-Equivalent Age Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Infants Born Very Preterm. Parikh, NA; Sharma, P; He, L; Li, H; Altaye, M; Priyanka Illapani, VS; Arnsperger, A; Beiersdorfer, T; Bridgewater, K; Cahill, T; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 233:58-65.e3.

Diffusion MRI Microstructural Abnormalities at Term-Equivalent Age Are Associated with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 3 Years of Age in Very Preterm Infants. Parikh, MN; Chen, M; Braimah, A; Kline, J; McNally, K; Logan, JW; Tamm, L; Yeates, KO; Yuan, W; He, L; et al. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2021.

White Matter Alteration Following SWAT Explosive Breaching Training and the Moderating Effect of a Neck Collar Device: A DTI and NODDI Study. Yuan, W; Dudley, J; Slutsky-Ganesh, AB; Leach, J; Scheifele, P; Altaye, M; Barber Foss, KD; Diekfuss, JD; Rhea, CK; Myer, GD. Military Medicine. 2021.

Effects of intraventricular hemorrhage on white matter microstructural changes at term and early developmental outcomes in infants born very preterm. Yuan, W; Tamm, L; Harpster, K; Altaye, M; Illapani, VS P; Parikh, NA. Neuroradiology. 2021.

Predicting Post-Concussion Symptom Recovery in Adolescents Using a Novel Artificial Intelligence. Fleck, DE; Ernest, N; Asch, R; Adler, CM; Cohen, K; Yuan, W; Kunkel, B; Krikorian, R; Wade, SL; Babcock, L. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2021; 38:830-836.

Diffusion tensor imaging in children following prenatal myelomeningocele repair and its predictive value for the need and timing of subsequent CSF diversion surgery for hydrocephalus. Yuan, W; Stevenson, CB; Altaye, M; Jones, BV; Leach, J; Lovha, M; Rennert, N; Mangano, FT. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2021; 1-9.

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.