Faculty and Staff of the Rat PNS/CNS Project

James S. Hyde, PhD
The James S. Hyde Professor of Biophysics
Director of the National Biomedical EPR Center

Hani S. Matloub, MD, FACS
Professor and Director, Microsurgery and Hand Surgery Service

Christopher Pawela, PhD
Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery

Ji-Geng Yan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of Plastic Surgery Research Lab

Anthony Hudetz, DBM, PhD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Andrzej Jesmanowicz, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics

Andrew S Nencka, PhD
MRI Physicist, Department of Biophysics

Rupeng Li, MD, PhD
Department of Biophysics


Plastic Surgery Residents

Younghoon R. Cho, MD, PhD, 2006-2007
Seth R. Jones, MD, 2007-2008
Maida A. Parkins, MD, 2008-2009
Patrick C. Hettinger, MD, 2009-2010
J.B. (Jack) Stephenson, MD, 2010-2011
Nicholas Flugstad, MD, 2011-2012
Jacques Machol, MD, 2012-2013

Publications & Abstracts

Li R, Hettinger PC, Machol JA, Liu X, Stephenson JB, Pawela CP, Yan JG, Matloub HS, Hyde JS. Cortical plasticity induced by different degrees of peripheral nerve injuries: a rat functional magnetic resonance imaging study under 9.4 Tesla. J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj. 2013 May 9;8(1):4. doi: 10.1186/1749-7221-8-4.  PMID:23659705

Stephenson JB 4th, Li R, Yan JG, Hyde J, Matloub H. Transhemispheric cortical plasticity following contralateral C7 nerve transfer: a rat functional magnetic resonance imaging survival study. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Mar;38(3):478-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.12.018. PMID:23428188 [PubMed - in process]

Li R, Machol JA 4th, Liu X, Hettinger PC, Flugstad NA, Yan JG, Matloub HS, Hyde JS. C7 nerve root sensory distribution in peripheral nerves: A BOLD fMRI investigation at 9.4T. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Apr 5. doi: 10.1002/mus.23864. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23558801

Hettinger PC, Li R, Yan JG, Matloub HS, CHo YR, Pawela CP, Rowe DB, Hyde JS> Long-term vascular access ports as a means of sedative administration in a rodent fMRI survival model. J. Neurosci. Methods. 200:106-112; 2011; PMC3156352 Free PMC article

Hettinger PC, Li R, Yan JG, Cho YR, Sanger J, Dzwierzynski W, Pawela CP, Hyde JS, Matloub HS. Refining the sensory and motor ratunculus of the rodent upper extremity: evaluation of the C7 nerve root using fMRI and direct nerve stimulation. Hand (N Y). 2011 Jun;6(2):194-201. doi:10.1007/s11552-011-9319-7. Epub 2011 Feb 19.PMID:22654704[PubMed]

Pawela CP, Biswal BB, Hudetz AG, Li R, Jones SR, Cho YR, Matloub HS, Hyde JS. Interhemispheric neuroplasticity following limb deafferentation detected by resting-state functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (fcMRI) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Neuroimage. 2010 Feb 1;49(3):2467-78. Epub 2009 Sep 28.

Pawela CP, Biswal BB, Hudetz AG, Schulte ML, Li R, Jones SR, Cho YR, Matloub HS, Hyde JS.  A protocol for use of medetomidine anesthesia in rats for extended studies using task-induced BOLD contrast and resting-state functional connectivity. Neuroimage. 2009 Jul 15;46(4):1137-47. Epub 2009 Mar 12.

Cho YR, Jones SR, Pawela CP, Li R, Kao DS, Schulte ML, Runquist ML, Yan JG, Hudetz AG, Jaradeh SS, Hyde JS, Matloub HS. Cortical brain mapping of peripheral nerves using functional magnetic resonance imaging in a rodent model. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2008 Nov;24(8):551-7. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

Pawela CP, Biswal BB, Cho YR, Kao DS, Li R, Jones SR, Schulte ML, Matloub HS, Hudetz AG, Hyde JS. Resting-state functional connectivity of the rat brain. Magn Reson Med. 2008 May;59(5):1021-9.

Pawela CP, Hudetz AG, Ward BD, Schulte ML, Li R, Kao DS, Mauck MC, Cho YR, Neitz J, Hyde JS. Modeling of region-specific fMRI BOLD neurovascular response functions in rat brain reveals residual differences that correlate with the differences in regional evoked potentials. Neuroimage. 2008 Jun;41(2):525-34. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

Cho YR, Pawela CP, Li R, Kao D, Schulte ML, Runquist ML, Yan JG, Matloub HS, Jaradeh SS, Hudetz AG, Hyde JS. Refining the sensory and motor ratunculus of the rat upper extremity using fMRI and direct nerve stimulation. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Nov;58(5):901-9.


Abstracts

Li R, Bishop P, Jesmanowicz G, Nencka A, Stephenson JB, Pawela CP, Yan JG, Hudetz AG, Matloub HS, Hyde JS. Improving whole brain coverage and signal-to-noise ratio using novel intra-oral and over head surface coil array in rat under 9.4T. Proc Intl Soc Mag Reson Med 19:1822, 2011.

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