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Alexandra Badea

Associate Professor in Radiology
Radiology
Box 3302 Duke University Medic, Durham, NC 27710
Center for in Vivo Microscopy, Room 139 Bryan Research Building, Durham, NC 27710

Research Interests


Alzheimer's Disease, Brain Imaging, MRI, Connectivity, Multivariate Biomarkers, Image Analysis, Neurological Conditions. 

Selected Grants


Cardiac photon counting CT and its application in studying interactions between Alzheimer's and heart disease

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Brain networks in mouse models of aging

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Gender and APOE genotype interact to alter immune regulated metabolism in AD

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

The Duke Pre-Clinical Research Resources for Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2023

Transmission electron microscope (TEM)

EquipmentMinor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Cardiac photon counting CT and its application in studying interactions between Alzheimer's and heart disease

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Brain networks in mouse models of aging

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Gender and APOE genotype interact to alter immune regulated metabolism in AD

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

The Duke Pre-Clinical Research Resources for Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2023

Transmission electron microscope (TEM)

EquipmentMinor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Training in Medical Imaging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2020

Gender and APOE genotype interact to alter immune regulated metabolism in AD

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2019

Quantitative MR Microscopy of Phenotypic Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2018

Immune regulated amino acid pathways in Alzheimer's Disease

ResearchCollaborating Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2018

Serial Block Face Scanning Electron Microscope

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2018

External Relationships


  • Elsevier

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