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Dr. Michael Jacobs

Michael  Jacobs

Radiology and Radiological Sciences


Associate Professor


University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI Dual B.S High Honors1990-1993 1)Mathematics 2)Engineering Science Oakland University/Henry Ford Hospital, Rochester, MI Ph.D. 1994-1999 Biomedical Physics The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Postdoctoral 2000- 2002 Radiology


2003-present Asst Professor, Dept. of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

2002-2003 Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine, Baltimore, MD

2000-2002 Radiological Fellow, Dept. of Radiology. The Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine, Baltimore, MD

1999-2000 Stroke Research Coordinator, Depts of Neurology and Radiology. Henry Ford
Hospital, Detroit, MI

1995-1999 Senior Research Assistant, Depts. of Neurology and Radiology. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

1993-1995 Graduate Research Assistant, Mathematics Dept. Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

1980-1992 United States Air Force: Non Commissioned Officer (NCO), Asst. NCOIC Supervisor of Emergency Room Medical Technicians (Total of 36). Wilford Hall Medical Center (Level 1 Trauma Center), San Antonio, TX, Lackland AFB.

Journal Citations

Glunde, K.; Ackerstaff, E.; Mori, N.; Jacobs, M.A.; Bhujwalla, Z.M. Choline phospholipid metabolism in cancer: consequences for molecular pharmaceutical interventions. Molecular pharmaceutics. 2006 Sep-Oct;3(5):496-506.
Glunde, K.; Jacobs, M.A.; Bhujwalla, Z.M. Choline metabolism in cancer: implications for diagnosis and therapy. Expert review of molecular diagnostics. 2006 Nov;6(6):821-829.
Macura, K.J.; Ouwerkerk, R.; Jacobs, M.A.; Bluemke, D.A. Patterns of enhancement on breast MR images: interpretation and imaging pitfalls. Radiographics. 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6):1719-1734; quiz 1719.
Jacobs, M.A.; Wotkowicz, C.; Baumgart, E.D.; Neto, B.S.; Rieger-Christ, K.M.; Bernier, T.; Cohen, M.S.; Libertino, J.A.; Summerhayes, I.C. Epidermal growth factor receptor status and the response of bladder carcinoma cells to erlotinib. J Urol. 2007 Oct;178(4 Pt 1):1510-1514.
Ouwerkerk, R.; Jacobs, M.A.; Macura, K.J.; Wolff, A.C.; Stearns, V.; Mezban, S.D.; Khouri, N.F.; Bluemke, D.A.; Bottomley, P.A. Elevated tissue sodium concentration in malignant breast lesions detected with non-invasive 23Na MRI. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2007 Dec;106(2):151-160.
Penet, M.F.; Glunde, K.; Jacobs, M.A.; Pathak, A.P.; Bhujwalla, Z.M. Molecular and functional MRI of the tumor microenvironment. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 2008 May;49(5):687-690.
Glunde, K.; Jacobs, M.A.; Pathak, A.P.; Artemov, D.; Bhujwalla, Z.M. Molecular and functional imaging of breast cancer. NMR Biomed. 2009 Jan;22(1):92-103.
Jacobs, M.A. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of breast cancer. J Am Coll Radiol. 2009 Jul;6(7):523-526.
Jacobs, M.A.; Ouwerkerk, R.; Kamel, I.; Bottomley, P.A.; Bluemke, D.A.; Kim, H.S. Proton, diffusion-weighted imaging, and sodium (23Na) MRI of uterine leiomyomata after MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound: a preliminary study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Mar;29(3):649-656.
Jacobs, M.A.; Pan, L.; Macura, K.J. Whole-body diffusion-weighted and proton imaging: a review of this emerging technology for monitoring metastatic cancer. Semin Roentgenol. 2009 Apr;44(2):111-122.
Ei Khouli, R.H.; Jacobs, M.A.; Mezban, S.D.; Huang, P.; Kamel, I.R.; Macura, K.J.; Bluemke, D.A. Diffusion-weighted imaging improves the diagnostic accuracy of conventional 3.0-T breast MR imaging. Radiology. 2010 Jul;256(1):64-73.
Glunde, K.; Artemov, D.; Penet, M.F.; Jacobs, M.A.; Bhujwalla, Z.M. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in metabolic and molecular imaging and diagnosis of cancer. Chem Rev. 2010 May 12;110(5):3043-3059.
Jacobs, M.A.; Stearns, V.; Wolff, A.C.; Macura, K.; Argani, P.; Khouri, N.; Tsangaris, T.; Barker, P.B.; Davidson, N.E.; Bhujwalla, Z.M.; Bluemke, D.A.; Ouwerkerk, R. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging, spectroscopy and multinuclear ((2)(3)Na) imaging monitoring of preoperative chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer. Acad Radiol. 2010 Dec;17(12):1477-1485.
Jin, G.; An, N.; Jacobs, M.A.; Li, K. The role of parallel diffusion-weighted imaging and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) map values for evaluating breast lesions: preliminary results. Acad Radiol. 2010 Apr;17(4):456-463.


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