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Francisco Jose Contijoch

Education:

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University; M.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

Dissertation:

Regional and load-independent function measured via real-time MRI

Thesis Advisor:

Robert Gorman, Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania

Research Topic:

Advanced CT and MRI of cardiovascular function and anatomy. Specifically, imaging of coronary arteries during motion, quantifying pulmonary vascular obstructions, and right ventricular function in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Mentor:

Elliot McVeigh, Professor of Bioengineering, Medicine, Radiology, University of California, San Diego

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego

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