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Peng Hu, Ph.D.
Peng Hu, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Department of Radiological Sciences
Member, JCCC Cancer Molecular Imaging Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 267-6838

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Peng Hu is interested in developing magnetic resonance imaging techniques for a variety of clinical applications including cardiovascular diseases and cancer. He closely collaborates with the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology on research projects that integrate MRI into radiation therapy.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Sarma M, Hu P, Rapacchi S, Ennis D, Thomas A, Lee P, Kupelian P, Sheng K. Accelerating dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for lung tumor tracking based on low-rank decomposition in the spatial-temporal domain: a feasibility study based on simulation and preliminary prospective undersampled MRI. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Mar 1;88(3):723-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.11.217. Epub 2014 Jan 9.

Rapacchi S, Han F, Natsuaki Y, Kroeker R, Plotnik A, Lehman E, Sayre J, Laub G, Finn JP, Hu P. High spatial and temporal resolution dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography using compressed sensing with magnitude image subtraction. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Jun 25. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24842. [Epub ahead of print].

Yang Y, Han F, Cao M, Sheng K, Selch M, Kaprealian T, Agazaryan N, Low D, Hu P. MR only simulation for radiation therapy: DRR generation using ultra-short echo time (UTE) MRI. Proc. American Association of Medical Physics, Indianapolis, IA, 2013.