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. 

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Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Director, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center

 

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Chair of Steering Committee, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Deputy Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute 

 

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Technical Director of MRI, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

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Director of Computational Analysis, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

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Technical Director of PET, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Professor of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

 

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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.

 

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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.