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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Radiology
Bio Dr. Rajib Ahmed working as a researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection. His research focus on micro- and nano-technologies based biomedical cost-effective nanophotonic devices.
Rajib received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree at the department of Applied Physics Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2010 and 2012 from University of Dhaka (Bangladesh), and also studied two-year double degree M.Sc. as a Erasmus mundus student at MAsters on Photonic NETworks Engineering (MAPNET) on in Scuola Superiore Sant?Anna (Italy), Aston University (UK), and Technische Univeraitat Berlin (Germany) in 2013-2014. He received his Ph.D. degree on laser based nanofabrication from school of engineering, University of Birmingham (UK) in 2018. Upon the completion of his Ph.D. studies, Rajib started working as a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine in 2018.
Rajib has published his research work in the most prestigious journals (more than 50), including Advanced Materials, Advanced Science, ACS Nano, Light: Science & Applications, Advanced Optical Materials, SMALL, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Scientific Reports, Nanoscale, ACS Photonics, Optics Express, Optics Letter, Applied Physics Letter, etc. Besides his research publications, he has contributed to the publication of 4 book chapters, 1 patent (under consideration), and also working as a scientific journal editors and reviewers. His research findings have been presented in national and international conferences (over 25).
Assistant Professor of Radiology (Neuroimaging) and, by courtesy, of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Materials Science and Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our goal is to develop and clinically implement new technologies for high-precision and noninvasive intervention upon the nervous system. Every few millimeters of the brain is functionally distinct, and different parts of the brain may have counteracting responses to therapy. To better match our therapies to neuroscience, we develop techniques that allow intervention upon only the right part of the nervous system at the right time, using technologies like focused ultrasound and nanotechnology.
Demir Akin, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, Rad/Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection
Current Role at Stanford Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence for Translational Diagnostics
Affiliate, Rad/Neuroimaging and Neurointervention
Bio I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elecrical & Electronics Engineering from Bo?aziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey and got my M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electical Engineering at Stanford University under the supervision of Dr. Roland Bammer. Currently, I am working as a research associate in the department of Radiology at Stanford University. My primary research interest is the detection and correction of patient motion during magnetic resonance imaging experiments us?ng an optical tracking system (i.e., a camera) wh?ch is installed inside the MR scanner bore. My eventual purpose is to implement this motion tracking system in a clinical setting, which will improve the MR image quality especially for certain patient populations (stroke patients, elderly and children) and will eliminate the need of anesthesia in pediatric population. I also worked on improving the data quality for diffusion-weighted and diffusion-tensor imaging via advanced reconstruction routines, and examined the benefits of such methods on fiber tractography.
Busola Ruth Alabi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Radiology
Bio Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2020)
Bachelor of Science, South Carolina State University (2014)
Rad/Molecular Imaging Scientist, Rad/Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Bio Research Focus and interests: Molecular Imaging, PET, Immuno-Oncology, Graft versus Host Disease, CAR T cells
Dr. Israt Alam is a Senior Scientist in the Radiology Department at Stanford University. She trained in Prof. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir's lab and transitioned to Dr. Michelle James' lab in 2020. Her research focuses on studying lymphocyte activation with the motivation of developing non-invasive imaging tools, to monitor immune dynamics in response to cancer immunotherapy and in immunopathology. Her work has supported the clinical translation of several nuclear imaging agents for early disease detection and prediction of treatment response. She has also worked on the development of several biomarker detection platforms for early disease detection.
-Senior Research Scientist, Department of Radiology, Stanford (2021-present)
-Life Sciences Research Associate, Department of Radiology, Stanford (2018-2021)
-Post-Doctoral Scholar, Department of Radiology, Stanford (2015-2018)
-Visiting Researcher under supervision of Prof. Spencer Shorte, Plateforme d'imagerie dynamique, Pasteur Institute, Paris (2014)
-Science Education Intern and Consultant: United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris (2012-2013)