Amol S. Pednekar, PhD, DABMP
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Senior Medical Imaging Scientist, Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology
Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Houston||PhD||Computer Science||2003|
|University of Mumbai||university||Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering||1996|
Dr. Pednekar is a passionate imaging scientist and algorithm developer with decade plus of experience in the field of diagnostic MR imaging. He prefers to work in the clinical environment with radiologists, physicians, imaging technologists, physicists, and nurses in guiding technical innovation in MR imaging towards clinical needs and translating them into clinical practice.
Dr. Pednekar’s primary research interests are in development of cardiac MR pulse sequences, image reconstruction, and image processing. He is continually involved in iterative cycle of innovative idea, proof of concept, clinical validation, and education of clinical applications.
|International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine||Member|
Pednekar AS, Kakadiaris IA. “Image segmentation based on fuzzy connectedness using dynamic weights” IEEE Trans Image Process. 2006 Jun;15(6):1555-62. PMID: 16764280
Pednekar A, Kurkure U, Muthupillai R, Flamm S, Kakadiaris IA. “Automated left ventricular segmentation in cardiac MRI” IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2006 Jul;53(7):1425-8. PMID: 16830947.
Krishnamurthy R, Pednekar A, Kouwenhoven M, Cheong B, Muthupillai R. “Evaluation of a subject specific dual-transmit approach for improving B1 field homogeneity in cardiovascular magnetic resonance at 3T” J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2013 Aug 6;15:68. PMID: 23919374
Krishnamurthy R, Pednekar A, Atweh LA, Vogelius E, Chu ZD, Zhang W, Maskatia S, Masand P, Morris SA, Krishnamurthy R, Muthupillai R. “Clinical validation of free breathing respiratory triggered retrospectively cardiac gated cine balanced steady-state free precession cardiovascular magnetic resonance in sedated children” J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Jan 14;17(1):1. PMID: 25589308
Gabr RE, Sun X, Pednekar AS, Narayana PA. “Automated patient-specific optimization of three-dimensional double-inversion recovery magnetic resonance imaging” Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb;75(2):585-93. PMID: 25761973
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