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D. S. Fahmeed Hyder, PhD
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Biomedical Engineering / Director, Quantitative Neuroimaging with Magnetic Resonance (QNMR) Research Core
Yale University Schools of Medicine and Engineering & Applied Sciences
PhD, Biophysical Chemistry, Yale University
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Mailing Address:
New Haven , CT
fahmeed.hyder@yale.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Hyder studies brain energy metabolism. He hypothesizes that mapping metabolic dysfunction (e.g., how much of energy reserves are used for cellular function vs. cell proliferation) can indicate early biomarkers of brain disorders and disease. To map brain’s physiology and chemistry with MRI and MRS advances and targeted delivery and monitoring of treatments, his laboratory conducts multidisciplinary functional and molecular imaging of neurodegeneration and neurooncology, requiring expertise in physics to chemistry to engineering to cancer biology to neuroscience. His contributions include development of high-resolution fMRI in preclinical models, calibrated fMRI for quantitative imaging of neuronal activity, and molecular imaging methods for pH and temperature mapping and other physiological parameters that are relevant in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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