My research focus on the development and validation of novel MRI techniques to facilitate clinicians' need for diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Through years of work on the methodology improvement for arterial spin labeling techniques, I have made substantial contribution for quantitative MR measurements of cerebral blood flow, volume, oxygenation and oxygen metabolism. In particular, my recent development on advanced velocity-selective pulse trains holds great promise for MR angiography and perfusion mapping without applying contrast agents.
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Qin Q, Shin T, Schär M, Guo H, Chen H, Qiao Y, Velocity-Selective Magnetization-Prepared Non-Contrast-Enhanced Cerebral MR Angiography at 3T, Magn. Reson. Med. 2016; 75:1232-1241
Qin Q, van Zijl PC, Velocity-Selective-Inversion Prepared Arterial Spin Labeling, Magn. Reson. Med. 2016; 76:1136-1148
Liu D, Xu F, Lin DD, van Zijl PC, Qin Q, Quantitative Measurement of Cerebral Blood Volume using Velocity-Selective Pulse Trains, Magn Reson Med, 2017; 77:92-101
Li W, Liu P, Lu H, Strouse JJ, van Zijl PC, Qin Q, Fast measurement of blood T1 in the human carotid artery at 3T: Accuracy, precision, and reproducibility. Magn Reson Med, 2017; 77:2296-2302
Li W, Xu F, Schär M, Liu J, Shin T, Zhao Y, van Zijl PC, Wasserman BA, Qiao Y, Qin Q, Whole-Brain Arteriography and Venography Using Improved Velocity-Selective Saturation Pulse Trains, Magn Reson Med, in press