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Keith Thulborn , MD, PhD

Professor of Radiology

Contact Info

1740 W Taylor st, (MC 931),
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996 - 0234
kthulbor@uic.edu
Fax: (312) 355 - 2098

Speciality

Neuro Imaging, Functional MR Imaging

Board Certificate

The American Board of Radiology

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital

Languages

English

Clinical and Academic Interests

Neuro Imaging, Functional MR Imaging

Publications

  • Atkinson IC, Renteria L, Burd H, Pliskin NH, Thulborn KR. Safety of Human MRI at Static Fields Above the FDA 8T Guideline: Sodium Imaging at 9.4T Does Not Affect Vital Signs or Cognitive Ability. J Magn Reson Imag. 2007;26:1227-1252.
  • Little DM, Thulborn KR. Prototype-distortion category learning: A two-phase learning process across a distributed network. Brain & Cognition 2006;60:233-243.
  • Little DM, Thulborn KR. Correlations of cortical activation and behavior during the application of newly learned categories. Cognitive Brain Research 2005;25:33-47.
  • Thulborn KR, Davis D, Snyder J, Yonas H, Kassam A. Sodium MR imaging of acute and subacute stroke for assessment of tissue viability. Neuroimag Clin N Am 2005;15:639-653.
  • Vaillancourt D, Mayka MA, Thulborn KR, Corcos DM. Subthalamic Nucleus and Internal Globus Pallidus Scale With the Rate of Change of Force Production in Humans. NeuroImage 2004;23:177-188.
  • Thulborn KR. Clinical Sodium MR Imaging of the Brain. In: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Nervous System. Eds Latchaw RE, Kucharczyk J, Moseley ME, Elsevier, Chap 14 and CD, 2004.
  • Thulborn KR, Gindin TS, Davis D, Erb P. Comprehensive MRI Protocol for Stroke Management: Tissue Sodium Concentration as a Measure of Tissue Viability in a Non-Human Primate Model and Clinical Studies. Radiology 1999;139:26-34.
  • Thulborn KR. Clinical rationale for very high field (3.0 Tesla) functional MR imaging. Topics Magn Reson Imaging 1999;10:37-50.
  • Thulborn KR, Chang SY, Shen, GX, Voyvodic JT. High resolution echo-planar fMRI of human visual cortex at 3.0 Tesla. NMR in Biomed 1997;10:183-90.
  • Thulborn KR, Uttecht S, Betancourt C, Talagala SL, Boada FE, Shen GX. A functional, physiological and metabolic toolbox for clinical magnetic resonance imaging: integration of acquisition and analysis strategies. Int J Imaging Syst Technol 1997;8:572-81.
  • Just MA, Carpenter PA, Keller TA, Eddy WF, Thulborn KR. Brain activation modulated by sentence comprehension. Science 1996;274:114-16.
  • Thulborn KR, Ackerman JJH. Absolute molar concentrations by NMR in inhomogeneous B1: A scheme for analysis of in vivo metabolites.┬áJ Magn Reson 1983;55:357-71.
  • Thulborn KR, Waterton JC, Matthews PM, Radda GK. Oxygenation dependence of the transverse relaxation time of water protons in whole blood at high field. Biochim Biophys Acta 1982;714:265-70.