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Jeffrey Robert Petrella

Professor of Radiology
Radiology, Neuroradiology
Box 3808 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
1527 Hosp North, Durham, NC 27710


- Quantitating and modeling physiologic processes in normal and diseased states in the central nervous system through the use of imaging
- Application and development of advanced MR imaging technologies (e.g., diffusion, perfusion and fMRI) as well as advanced image processing and analysis techniques
- Elucidating the functional unpinnings of cognitive impairment in early stage Alzheimer's disease
- Development of functional imaging biomarkers for early diagnosis and monitoring of dementia
- Functional MRI as an aid to preoperative planning in patients with potentially resectable brain lesions

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Radiology · 2014 - Present Radiology, Neuroradiology, Radiology
Member of the Center for Brain Imaging and Analysis · 2004 - Present Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Rutgers University · 1987 M.D.