Our Team

The Center for Biomedical Imaging (CBI) provides infrastructure and expertise to support researchers who wish to incorporate standard and advanced imaging into translational research protocols. 

Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Director, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center

 

Chair of Steering Committee, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Deputy Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute 

 

Technical Director of MRI, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

Director of Computational Analysis, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

Technical Director of PET, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

Cheryl Knapp, BS

PET and 3T MRI Technologist

Advanced imaging specialist in clinical and pre-clinical MRI, PET and CT. NMTCB  and ARRT certified for nuclear medicine technology and MRI. Eight years imaging experience on all organ systems, specializing in neuro and cardiac imaging.

 

Marilena Preda, MSRIS

Senior Research Support Specialist/9.4T MRI Technologist

Advanced pre-clinical imaging specialist in small animal high-resolution MRI and high-frequency ultrasound. Twelve years tenure on 7T and 9.4T Bruker platform instruments in areas such as cancer research, neurology, cardiac imaging and MRA.