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, BMEII 

 

Zahi Fayad, PhD

 

 

 

Associate Director, BMEII 

 

Priti Balchandani, PhD 

 

 

 

Administration

 

 

 

 

Cancer/Body 

 

 

 

Cardiovascular

 

 

 

 

Nanomedicine

 

  • Abraham Teunissen, PhD (co-Director)
  • Mandy van Leent, MD (co-Director)
  • Tom Anbergen
  • Anthony Azzun
  • Jessica Chimene Fernandes
  • Jeroen Deckers
  • Jazz Munitz
  • Geoffrey Prévot, PhD
  • Bram Priem, MD
  • Yuri van Elsas

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Sara 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

 

 

 

Christoph Lippert, PhD
Chair of Digital Health and Machine Learning
Hasso Plattner Instit

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Carlos Perez-Medina, PhD
Nanomedicine and Molecular Imaging
Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research

 

 

 

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

Latest Publications

Artificial intelligence–enabled rapid diagnosis of patients with COVID-19

Xueyan Mei, Hao-Chih Lee, […] Yang Yang
Nat Med (2020).

Probing myeloid cell dynamics in ischaemic heart disease by nanotracer hot-spot imaging

Max L. Senders, Anu E. Meerwaldt, ... Willem J. M. Mulder
Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 398–405 (2020).

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