Meet The Team

At BMEII, our team of medical experts research and develop the most advanced methods available to treat a wide range of patients.

Director

Zahi Fayad, Director, BMEII

Associate Director, BMEII

Priti Balchandani, PhD

Administration

Cancer/Body

Cardiovascular

Nanomedicine

  • Willem Mulder, PhD (Director)
  • Abraham Teunissen, PhD
  • Mandy Van Leent, MD
  • Carlos Perez-Medina, PhD
  • Marianne Burnett, PhD
  • Geoffrey Prévot, PhD
  • Yohanna C Toner, MS
  • Alexander Meier, MD
  • Anu Roine-Meerwaldt, PhD
  • Jazz Munitz
  • Eliane Brechbühl

Neuroimaging

Core Staff

BMEII Affiliated Faculty

Fadi Akar, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Adam Bernheim, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Michael Chung, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Anthony Costa, PhD
Director, Sinai Biodesign
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Kevin Costa, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Bradley N. Delman, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Radiology
Vice-Chairman for Quality, Performance & Clinical Research
Department of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor
Director, Mount Sinai Heart
Director, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Director, Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health

Angelo Gaitas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Somali Gavane, MD
Nuclear Medicine
Assistant Professor
Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Munir Ghesani, MD
Chief, Nuclear Medicine
Senior Faculty
Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Nasrin Ghesani, MBBS
Nuclear Medicine
Senior Faculty
Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Julius “Trey” Hedden
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Neuroimaging and Biomarker Research in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

James Iatridis, PhD
Director, Spine Research Program
Professor & Vice Chair of Research of Orthopedics

Adam H. Jacobi
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Sarah Lewis, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Department of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

David S. Mendelson, MD
Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer-Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
Vice Chair Radiology IT | Mount Sinai Health System

James W. Murrough, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Director, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program

Eric Oermann, MD
Director, AISINAI
Instructor of Neurosurgery

David Putrino, PhD
Director, Rehabilitation Innovation
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine

Eric Sobie, PhD
Sr. Associate Dean for Programmatic Development
Professor of Pharmacological Science

Maria Giovanna Trivieri, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine | Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Medical Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program
The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute

Adjunct Faculty

Rebecca Feldman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus

Stefanie Hectors, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Christoph Juchem, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology
Columbia University in the City of New York

Nikolaos Karakatsanis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Mehmet Kurt, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology

Kambiz Nael, MD
Professor of Radiological Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

James H.F. Rudd MD PhD FRCP
Senior Lecturer and Cardiologist
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Cambridge, U.K.

Gustav Strijkers, PhD
Professor, Preclinical and Translational MRI
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics
Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam

Charalampos “Harry” Tsoumpas, PhD, DIC
Lecturer in Medical Imaging
Quantitative PET-MRI
University of Leeds

Junqian (Gordon) Xu
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
Baylor College of Medicine

 

News

Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai

Led by Robert Hirten, MD and Zahi Fayad, PhD, the study draws upon the collaborative efforts of the Mount Sinai COVID Informatics Center (MSCIC) and is open to all employees in the health system. It uses a unique phone App to administer questions and collect data from...

Mount Sinai Establishes BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute

Center aims to create state-of-the-art medical technology to transform patient care The Mount Sinai Health System announced the creation of the Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII), the first of its kind in New York City, and one of a few in the world....

Latest Publications

Relation between resting amygdalar activity and cardiovascular events: a longitudinal and cohort study

Tawakol A, Ishai A, Takx RA, Figueroa AL, Ali A, Kaiser Y, Truong QA, Solomon CJ, Calcagno C, Mani V, Tang CY, Mulder WJ, Murrough JW, Hoffmann U, Nahrendorf M, Shin LM, Fayad ZA, Pitman RK 2017 Jan 12 · Lancet

Quantification of hepatocellular carcinoma heterogeneity with multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging

Hectors SJ, Wagner M, Bane O, Besa C, Lewis S, Remark R, Chen N, Fiel MI, Zhu H, Gnjatic S, Merad M, Hoshida Y, Taouli B 2017 May 26 · Sci Rep

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