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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

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. Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia. 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: an international journal. 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.

Characterization of a novel rat model of X-linked hydrocephalus by CRISPR-mediated mutation in L1cam. Emmert, AS; Vuong, SM; Shula, C; Lindquist, D; Yuan, W; Hu, Y; Mangano, FT; Goto, J. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2020; 132:945-958.

Neonatal Functional and Structural Connectivity Are Associated with Cerebral Palsy at Two Years of Age. Merhar, SL; Gozdas, E; Tkach, JA; Parikh, NA; Kline-Fath, BM; He, L; Yuan, W; Altaye, M; Leach, JL; Holland, SK. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2020; 37:137-145.

Altered brain microstructure in association with repetitive subconcussive head impacts and the potential protective effect of jugular vein compression: A longitudinal study of female soccer athletes. Myer, GD; Foss, KB; Thomas, S; Galloway, R; DiCesare, CA; Dudley, J; Gadd, B; Leach, J; Smith, D; Gubanich, P; et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2019; 53:1539-1551.

Relative Head Impact Exposure and Brain White Matter Alterations After a Single Season of Competitive Football: A Pilot Comparison of Youth Versus High School Football. Foss, KD B; Yuan, W; Diekfuss, JA; Leach, J; Meehan, W; DiCesare, CA; Solomon, G; Schneider, DK; MacDonald, J; Dudley, J; et al. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2019; 29:442-450.

Diffusion tensor imaging in athletes sustaining repetitive head impacts: A systematic review of prospective studies. Schneider, DK; Galloway, R; Bazarian, JJ; Diekfuss, JA; Dudley, J; Leach, JL; Mannix, R; Talavage, TM; Yuan, W; Myer, GD. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2019; 36:2831-2849.

A Novel Approach to Evaluate Brain Activation for Lower Extremity Motor Control. Grooms, DR; Diekfuss, JA; Ellis, JD; Yuan, W; Dudley, J; Foss, KD B; Thomas, S; Altaye, M; Haas, L; Williams, B; et al. Journal of Neuroimaging. 2019; July 2019:580-588.