Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
University of California, USA
Dr. Du received his bachelor degree in technological physics from Beijing University in 1995, and master degree in solid state physics from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998. His PhD is in medical physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Du joined the UCSD faculty as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in 2005, and an Associate Professor since 2010. Dr. Du’s research interests are in the field of magnetic resonance imaging, focusing on ultrashort TE (UTE) imaging of short T2 tissues such as cortical bone, tendons, menisci, ligaments, calcified cartilage and calcification in soft tissues.
Dr. Du has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed articles with a focus on osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and angiography. Dr. Du’s awards include the RSNA Research Scholar (2008) and the American Heart Young Investigator Award (2008). Dr. Du received funding support from NIH, GE HealthCare, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bracco Diagnostic Inc., and UCSD Academic Senate.