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

 

 

Artificial Intelligence & Imaging

 

  • Hayit Greenspan, PhD

 

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

    On October 11, CBS New York covered Mount Sinai's innovative Warrior Watch study, led by Dr. Zahi Fayad of BMEII and Dr. Robert Hirten, a gastroenterologist.  Click here to watch.

    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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