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John B. Weaver, PhD

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:


Phantom evaluations of low frequency MR elastography.
Solamen LM, Gordon-Wylie SW, McGarry MD, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
Phys Med Biol. 2019 Mar 12;64(6):065010. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ab0290. Epub 2019 Mar 12.
PMID: 30695755

MR elastography at 1 Hz of gelatin phantoms using 3D or 4D acquisition.
Gordon-Wylie SW, Solamen LM, McGarry MDJ, Zeng W, VanHouten E, Gilbert G, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
J Magn Reson. 2018 Nov;296:112-120. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2018.08.012. Epub 2018 Aug 31.
PMID: 30241018

Phantom evaluations of nonlinear inversion MR elastography.
Solamen LM, McGarry MD, Tan L, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
Phys Med Biol. 2018 Jul 19;63(14):145021. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aacb08. Epub 2018 Jul 19.
PMID: 29877194

Evaluating blood clot progression using magnetic particle spectroscopy.
Khurshid H, Shi Y, Berwin BL, Weaver JB
Med Phys. 2018 Jul;45(7):3258-3263. doi: 10.1002/mp.12983. Epub 2018 Jun 3.
PMID: 29772078

Harmonic phase angles used for nanoparticle sensing.
Shi Y, Khurshid H, Ness DB, Weaver JB
Phys Med Biol. 2017 Oct 4;62(20):8102-8115. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa8a4a. Epub 2017 Oct 4.
PMID: 28872052

A numerical framework for interstitial fluid pressure imaging in poroelastic MRE.
Tan L, McGarry MDJ, Van Houten EEW, Ji M, Solamen L, Zeng W, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
PLoS One. 2017;12(6):e0178521. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178521. Epub 2017 Jun 6.
PMID: 28586393

Blood clot detection using magnetic nanoparticles.
Khurshid H, Friedman B, Berwin B, Shi Y, Ness DB, Weaver JB
AIP Adv. 2017 May;7(5):056723. doi: 10.1063/1.4977073. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
PMID: 28289550

Gradient-Based Optimization for Poroelastic and Viscoelastic MR Elastography.
Tan L, McGarry MD, Van Houten EE, Ji M, Solamen L, Weaver JB, Paulsen KD
IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2017 Jan;36(1):236-250. doi: 10.1109/TMI.2016.2604568. Epub 2016 Aug 31.
PMID: 27608454

Generalized Scaling and the Master Variable for Brownian Magnetic Nanoparticle Dynamics.
Reeves DB, Shi Y, Weaver JB
PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0150856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150856. Epub 2016 Mar 9.
PMID: 26959493

Combined Neel and Brown rotational Langevin dynamics in magnetic particle imaging, sensing, and therapy.
Reeves DB, Weaver JB
Appl Phys Lett. 2015 Nov 30;107(22):223106. Epub 2015 Dec 3.
PMID: 26648595

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