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Danny JJ Wang, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology, UCLA; Associate Professor In-Residence, Brain Research Institute, UCLA; Member, Neuroscience GPB Home Area, Physics & Biology in Medicine GPB Home Area

Address Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center 660 Charles E. Young Dr South Los Angeles CA 90095 Phone: 310-983-3667Website:

Dr. Wang obtained his PhD in Biophysics from the Beijing MRI Center for Brain Research, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998. He subsequently obtained postdoctoral training in MRI Biophysics and Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania where he has been a Research Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology from 2003 to 2010. Dr. Wang also received training for clinical research with a MS of Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center at UCLA as Associate Professor of Neurology with secondary appointment in Radiology in 2010. To date, Dr. Wang has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and 13 book chapters/review articles (h-index=40), and has served on grant review panels for NIH, NSF and UK MRC. He has also been supporting the scientific community by disseminating arterial spin labeling sequences to over 150 Siemens imaging research centers around the world as well as the Complexity software toolbox for resting state fMRI analysis ( Overall, Dr. Wang’s research can be summarized as technical development and clinical translations of novel MRI technologies with a focus on physiologic, metabolic and functional brain imaging.

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