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John B. Weaver, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology


U. Arizona, BS 1977
U. Virginia, PHD 1983

Contact Information:

Department of Radiology
DHMC, One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: DHMC, Building 2, Level 3
Phone: 603-650-8270
Fax: 603-650-5455
Email: john.b.weaver@hitchcock.org

Assistant: Wendi L. Jewell
Asst. Phone: 603-650-7443
Asst. Email: Wendi.L.Jewell@hitchcock.org

Professional Interests:

Interests include MR elastography, magnetic nanoparticle imaging, using magnetic nanoparticles as biomarkers for temperature and tissue stiffness, MR acquisition and pulse sequence development, digital image processing.

Grant Information:

PI: R01 DK063013-01A2 NIH-NIDDK
Mapping the Mechanical Properties of the Diabetic Foot

PI: MR-Based Elasticity: Project I of Program Project P01 CA080138-05 (Paulsen)
Alternative Breast Cancer Imaging Modalities

PI: Project 2 “Spectroscopic Quantification of Ligand Binding in Vivo.”
“Dartmouth Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence”
Source: NCI - Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence PI: Ian Baker

Selected Publications:


Reeves DB, Weaver JB
Comparisons of characteristic timescales and approximate models for Brownian magnetic nanoparticle rotations.
J Appl Phys 2015 Jun 21; 117(23):233905
PMID: 26130846

Chapman S, Dobrovolskaia M, Farahani K, Goodwin A, Joshi A, Lee H, Meade T, Pomper M, Ptak K, Rao J, Singh R, Sridhar S, Stern S, Wang A, Weaver JB, Woloschak G, Yang L
Nanoparticles for cancer imaging: The good, the bad, and the promise.
Nano Today 2013 Oct; 8(5):454-460
PMID: 25419228

Reeves DB, Weaver JB
Approaches for modeling magnetic nanoparticle dynamics.
Crit Rev Biomed Eng 2014; 42(1):85-93
PMID: 25271360

Pattison AJ, McGarry M, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
A dynamic mechanical analysis technique for porous media.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2015 Feb; 62(2):443-9
PMID: 25248170

Pattison AJ, McGarry M, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
Spatially-resolved hydraulic conductivity estimation via poroelastic magnetic resonance elastography.
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 2014 Jun; 33(6):1373-80
PMID: 24771571

Reeves DB, Weaver JB
Nonlinear simulations to optimize magnetic nanoparticle hyperthermia.
Appl Phys Lett 2014 Mar 10; 104(10):102403
PMID: 24753618

Reeves DB, Weaver JB
Magnetic nanoparticle sensing: decoupling the magnetization from the excitation field.
J Phys D Appl Phys 2014; 47(4):045002
PMID: 24610961

Johnson CL, Holtrop JL, McGarry MD, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD, Georgiadis JG, Sutton BP
3D multislab, multishot acquisition for fast, whole-brain MR elastography with high signal-to-noise efficiency.
Magn Reson Med 2014 Feb; 71(2):477-85
PMID: 24347237

Meaney PM, Golnabi AH, Epstein NR, Geimer SD, Fanning MW, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
Integration of microwave tomography with magnetic resonance for improved breast imaging.
Med Phys 2013 Oct; 40(10):103101
PMID: 24089930

Aberle DR, DeMello S, Berg CD, Black WC, Brewer B, Church TR, Clingan KL, Duan F, Fagerstrom RM, Gareen IF, Gatsonis CA, Gierada DS, Jain A, Jones GC, Mahon I, Marcus PM, Rathmell JM, Sicks J
Results of the two incidence screenings in the National Lung Screening Trial.
N Engl J Med 2013 Sep 5; 369(10):920-31
PMID: 24004119