Yunyan Zhang, MD PhD

MD Shandong University Medical School, P.R. China
PhD University of Calgary, Canada

Yunyan Zhang

Areas of Research

Improving Disease Outcome Measures
Extracting new information from clinical imaging scans. Improving the measurement of tissue injury and repair in neurological diseases; Identifying treatment impacts of nerve-repairing medicines; and Predicting disease progression.
Advancing Image Analysis Technologies
Development of new image analysis methods, and extension and verification of established methods. Examples include magnetic resonance imaging, image post-processing and analysis, and spatial frequency analysis including machine learning, particularly deep learning.
Enhancing MRI-Pathology Correlation
Assessing MRI pathology using advanced imaging methods, along with confirmation using quantitative histology. Investigating images from postmortem samples and animal models of neurological diseases.

Supervising degrees

Medical Science - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Neuroscience - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Biomedical Engineering - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Biomedical Engineering - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Neuroscience - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries

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Highly motivated individuals, self disciplinary, and having strong interests in machine learning, image analysis, and imaging correlates of disease pathology.

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