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Past NMR students
During the history of the Peter S. Allen MR Centre, many students have got their brains - and other body parts - scanned for the sake of research. In the same time, they have somehow managed to learn a lot about the wonderful world of magnetic resonance and, of course, obtained their degree. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of them for the contribution to the science world, the MR research centre and their help in creating the inspiring and enthusiastic atmoshpere. Best wishes whichever way life leads you (as you can see below... it indeed does lead all kinds of ways!)

Name Position Tenure Project name Supervisor Last known position
Hongfu SunPhD2010-2016High-field imagingA. WilmanPost-doc, U of Calgary
Sarah TreitPhD Diffusion tensor imaging in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderC. BeaulieuResearch Associate, UofA
Maria MoraMSc2013-2016Perfusion Imaging (pCASL)C. Beaulieu
Nasir UddinMSc2010-2015High-field imaging of the brainA. WilmanResearch scientist, Winnipeg
Sarah ThiessonMSc2013-2015Lipid quantificationR. Thompson
Kelvin ChowPhD2007-2014Myocardial Tissue CharacterizationR. ThompsonSenior scientist, Siemens
Kory MatthewsonMSc2012-2014Skeletal muscle blood flow and oxygen consumptionR. Thompson
Corey BaronPhD2009-2014High-field diffusion tensor imagingC. BeaulieuAssistent Prof, UWO
Rebecca Feldmanpost-doc2010-2013Sodium imaging of the kneeC. BeaulieuFellow, Mount Sinai
June BaronPhD2009-2013Quantitative imaging of heart functionR. Thompson
Russell LagorePhD2011-2013RF coil developmentA. WilmanSenior RF engineer, U of Minnesota
Min LiuPhD2011-2013Diffusion tensor imaging of epilepsyC. Beaulieu
Adrian TsangPhD2009-2013Sodium imaging applications to strokeC. Beaulieu
Andrew WalshPhD2011-2013High-field imaging of the brainA. WilmanRadiology resident, UofA
Yushan HuangMSc2009-2013High-field imaging of hippocampusN. MalykhinResearch Assistant, BME
Ander WattsMSc20??-2011Sodium imaging of the kneeC. BeaulieuUofA Medicine
Rob StobbePhD20??-2010Brain sodium imagingC. BeaulieuResearch associate, UofA
Marc LebelPhD20??-2010Novel high-field brain imaging techniquesA. WilmanAssistent Professor, U of Calgary
Amir EissaPhD20??-2010High field imaging of blood vesselsA. WilmanProfessor, Egypt
Catherine LebelPhD20??-2010Diffusion tensor imaging of neurodevelopmentC. BeaulieuAssistent Professor, U of Calgary
Dave Vuletichpost-doc2007-2009High field carbon spectroscopyP. AllenSUNY Brockport
Stijn MichielseBSc Intern2009-2009Selective effects of aging on brain white matter microstructure: A DTI tractography studyN. MalykhinMaastricht University
David McAllindonMSc2007-2008fMRI in SchizophreniaA. WilmanMRI Research Engineer, National Research Council, Halifax
Jacob Ellegood PhD 2002-2007Diffusion Weight Magnetic Resonance SpectroscopyC. Beaulieu Postdoctoral Fellow - Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto
Luis Concha PhD -2008C. Beaulieu
Jeff SnyderPhD2003-2008A. WilmanPostdoctoral Fellow, Universitat Freiburg
Yusuf Bhagat PhD -2007C. Beaulieu
Farnaz Khosrow-KhavarMSc2005-2007A. WilmanImaging Engineer, Image Vision, Vancouver
Angela Leung MSc -2007R. Thompson China
Alison Campbell MSc -2006C. Beaulieu
Anthony Tessier MSc (BME/EE)2003-2006A. Wilman MRI Research Scientist, CCI, Edmonton
Atiyah Yahya PhD1999-2006In vivo methodologies of 13C NMR spectroscopyP. Allen Medical Physicist, Assitant Prof, CCI, Edmonton
Lindsay Snook MSc -2006C. Beaulieu NIH, NMR research Associate
Jane Halliday post-doc 2003-2005P. Allen AstraZeneca
Isidro Bonilla MSc -2005R. Snyder
Myrlene Gee post-doc 2002-2003P. Allen Edmonton, NMR Research Associate
Changho Choi post-doc2000-2001P. Allen NMR Assitant Prof, UT Dallas
Alexander Holden MSc -2004A. Wilman Research Engineer, Enviromental engg, UofA
Keith Wachowicz MSc -2004R. Snyder
Hyeonjin Kim PhD 1997-2004The optimized detection of myo-inositol and other brain metabolites with strongly-coupled spin system in in-vivo 1H-MRSP. Allen NMR Prof, Korea
Morgan Willson MSc -2003A. Wilman Calgary, Radiology Resident
Jason Mendes MSc -2003A. Wilman Salt Lake City, Utah, NMR PhD student
Nicola DeZanche PhD 1996-2001Anatomically-tailored magnetic resonance radiofrequency probesP. Allen NMR Assistant Prof, CCI, Edmonton
Steven Thomas MSc -2001A. Wilman BC Cancer Institute, Medical Physicist
Jim Wild post-doc 1998-2000P. Allen U of Sheffield, NMR prof
Osama Al-Kwifi MSc -2001A. Wilman Waterloo, PhD student, Engg management
Richard Thompson PhD 1993-1999In vivo NMR spectroscopy of metabolites with coupled protonsP. Allen U of A, NMR prof
Mark Does PhD R. Snyder Vanderbilt, NMR prof
George Dai post-doc R. Snyder NRC, NMR research scientist
Mark Astridge MSc R. Snyder Calgary, RF engineer
Christian Beaulieu PhD 1990-1995An NMR evaluation of water diffusion and magnetization trasnfer in nerveP. Allen U of A, NMR prof
Qin Liu PhD 1991-1996G. Hughes GE, NMR research scientist
Alan Wilman PhD 1988-1993Multiple quantum coherence effects in in-vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopyP. Allen U of A, NMR prof
Frank Ye PhD 1989-1995The quantification of brain iron using proton MRIP. Allen NIH, NMR prof/scientist
Frances Fenrich MSc -1993A simulation and experimental study of water proton relaxation in a white matter modelP. Allen/G. Hughes
Francis Lau PhD -1993Cpmputer evaluation of health-care statisticsP. Allen/Fenna
Edmund Ho MSc -1991Parameter estimation in NMR using LPSVDP. Allen/R. Snyder
Jie Shen post-doc 1989-1990P. Allen, Computer programmer
Gang Zhu scientist P. Allen Bruker, NMR research scientist
Patrick Stroman PhD 1988-1993The dynamic evaluation of alveolar fluid clearance using proton and deuteron NMR imaging in catsP. Allen Queens, NMR prof, Canada Research Chair
Sue Albo MSc 1987-1990The effects of radiation on normal human brain as assessed by NMRP. Allen U of A, research scientist
Scott Robertson MSc 1986-1989G. Hughes Singapore, Brew pub consultant
Karim Damji MSc 1986-1989Pulsatile flow artifacts in 2DFT NMR imagingP. Allen UofA, Senior engineer
Ravi Menon PhD 1986-1990Some mechanisms of water proton NMR relaxation in model tissue systemsP. Allen UWO, NMR prof, Canada Research Chair
Andrew Lunt PDF P. Allen
Steve Reid PDF P. Allen
Erich Treiber PDF P. Allen
Cynthia Stewart MSc -1986 Application of 31P NMR to a study of tumor metabolismP. Allen
Chris Hanstock PDF P. Allen
Steve Knudsen MSc -1986 Fluid flow measurement using NMR imagingP. Allen/R. Snyder
Dave Philips MSc -1987An in-vivo magnetic resonance evaluation of lung water in catsP. Allen
Carey Gibson PDF P. Allen
George Sexsmith MSc P. Allen
Ian Lovett PDF P. Allen
Ian Thomas MSc -1989 Design, development and construction of R.F. antenna for NMR imaging and spectroscopy of the human breastP. Allen
Chen Thomas PDF P. Allen
Phil Bilobzyski MSc P. Allen
Terry Riauka PDF P. Allen
Manuel Castro PhD (surgery) P. Allen
Bohdan Krushelnyky PhD (surgery) P. Allen