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Jingfei Ma, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation


Research Interests

  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • fast imaging chemical shift imaging
  • image quality

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1991 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, PHD, Physics
1986 University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, MS, Physics
1983 Beijing University, Beijing, China, BS, Physics

Board Certifications

2003 American Board of Radiology


Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 5/2005-8/2011

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Ahmad M, Slavens ZW, Low R, Merkle E, Hwang KP, Vu A, Ma J. A method for automatic identification of water and fat images from a symmetrically-sampled dual-echo Dixon technique. Magn Reson Imaging 28(3):427-433, 2010.
2. Ma J, Costelloe CM, Madewell JE, Hortobagyi GN, Green MC,Cao G, Sun F, Kundra VF. Fast Dixon-based multi-sequence and multi-planner MRI for whole body detection of cancer metastases. J Magn Reson Imaging 29:1154-1162, 2009.
3. Ma J, Jackson EF, Kumar AJ, Ginsberg LE. Improving fat-suppressed T2-weighted imaging of head and neck with two fast spin echo Dixon techniques: initial experiences. Am J Neuroradiology 30:42-45, 2009.
4. Bhosale P, Ma J, Choi H. Utility of the FIESTA pulse sequence in body oncologic imaging review. Am J Roentgenology Integrative Imaging: Review 192(S83-S93), 2009.
5. Ma J. A single-point Dixon technique for fat-suppressed fast 3D gradient-echo imaging with a flexible echo time. J Magn Reson Imaging 27(4):881-890, 4/2008. PMID: 18302201.
6. Ma J, Vu AT, Son JB, Choi H, Hazle JD. Fat-suppressed three-dimensional dual echo Dixon technique for contrast agent enhanced MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging 23(1):36-41, 2006. PMID: 16315212.
7. Ma J. Breathhold water and fat imaging using a dual-echo two-point Dixon technique with an efficient and robust phase correction algorithm. Magn. Reson. Med. 52:415, 2004. PMID: 15282827.

Last updated: 6/30/2014