Zhaoyang Fan

Zhaoyang Fan


Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Technical Director, 3T MRI at Research Imaging Core

Email: Zhaoyang.Fan@cshs.org


The research of Zhaoyang Fan, PhD, focuses on the development and clinical application of novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques.
  • Wu F, Ma Q, Song H, Guo X, Diniz M, Song S, Gonzalez N, Bi X, Ji X, Li D, Yang Q, Fan Z. Differential Features of Culprit Intracranial Atherosclerotic Lesions: A Whole-Brain Vessel Wall Imaging Study in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7(15). pii: e009705.
  • Zhang N, Zhang F, Deng Z, Yang Q, Diniz M, Song SS, Schlick KH, Maya MM, Gonzalez N, Li D, Zheng H, Liu X, Fan Z. 3D whole-brain vessel wall cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: a study on the reliability in the quantification of intracranial vessel dimensions. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2018;20(1):39.
  • Wu F, Song H, Ma Q, Xiao J, Jiang T, Huang X, Bi X, Guo X, Li D, Yang Q, Ji X, Fan Z. Hyperintense plaque on intracranial vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging as a predictor of artery-to-artery embolic infarction. Stroke. 2018;49(4):905-911.
  • Saba J, Yuan C, Hatsukami TS, Balu N, Qiao Y, DeMarco JK, Saam T, Moody AR, Li D, Matouk CC, Johnson MH, Jager HR, Mossa-Basha M, Kooi ME, Fan Z, et al. Carotid artery wall imaging: perspective and guidelines from the ASNR vessel wall imaging study group and expert consensus recommendations of the American Society of Neuroradiology. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018;39(2):E9-E31.
  • Fan Z, Yang Q, Deng Z, Li Y, Bi X, Song S, Li D. Whole-brain intracranial vessel wall imaging at 3 Tesla using cerebrospinal fluid-attenuated T1-weighted 3D turbo spin echo. Magn Reson Med. 2017;77(3):1142-1150.
  • Deng Z, Pang J, Yang W, Yue Y, Sharif B, Tuli R, Li D, Fraass B, Fan Z. Four-dimensional MRI using three-dimensional radial sampling with respiratory self-gating to characterize temporal phase-resolved respiratory motion in the abdomen. Magn Reson Med. 2016;75(4):1574-1585.
  • Undergraduate: Tsinghua University, 2002
  • Doctorate: Northwestern University, 2010
  • Distinguished Reviewer, "Magnetic Resonance in Medicine", 2012-17
  • Junior Fellow, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 2013
  • Distinguished Reviewer, "Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging", 2015-16
  • Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 2018
  • Member, ISMRM Workshop & Study Group Committee, 2013-14
  • Member, ISMRM Non-Contrast-Enhanced Cardiovascular MRI Workshop Organizing Committee, 2015
  • Member, American Society of Neuroradiology Vessel Wall Imaging Study Group, 2015-17
  • Member, American Heart Association Career Development Award Council, 2017-present