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Susan Noworolski, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, UCSF

susan.noworolski@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 353-9409
Box 0946, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143-0946

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Education

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, B.S.E., May 1991, Biomedical Eng & Electrical Eng, Psychology (minor)
University of CA, Berkeley and San Francisco, CA, Ph.D., March 1999, Bioengineering


Professional Experience

  • 2002-2005
    Assistant Research Scientist, University of CA, San Francisco, CA. Part-time
  • 2005-present
    Assistant Professor, Radiology, University of CA, San Francisco, CA, Full-time
  • 2007-present
    Affiliate Faculty Member, Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, Univ. of California, San Francisco and Berkeley

Honors & Awards

  • 1991
    Graduated with General & Departmental Honors - The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1991-1994
    National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 2010
    2nd place poster award, Body Imaging, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine & European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, Stockholm, Sweden

Selected Publications

  1. Noworolski SM, Lam MM, Merriman RB, Ferrell L, Qayyum A. Liver steatosis: concordance of MR imaging and MR spectroscopic data with histologic grade. Radiology. 2012 Jul; 264(1):88-96.
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  2. Qayyum A, Nystrom M, Noworolski SM, Chu P, Mohanty A, Merriman R. MRI steatosis grading: development and initial validation of a color mapping system. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Mar; 198(3):582-8.
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  3. Eatesam M, Noworolski SM, Tien PC, Nystrom M, Dodge JL, Merriman RB, Qayyum A. Liver diffusivity in healthy volunteers and patients with chronic liver disease: comparison of breathhold and free-breathing techniques. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jan; 35(1):103-9.
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  4. Li X, Yu A, Virayavanich W, Noworolski SM, Link TM, Imboden J. Quantitative characterization of bone marrow edema pattern in rheumatoid arthritis using 3 Tesla MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jan; 35(1):211-7.
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  5. Chung HT, Noworolski SM, Kurhanewicz J, Weinberg V, Roach Iii M. A pilot study of endorectal magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging changes with dutasteride in patients with low risk prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2011 Oct; 108(8 Pt 2):E164-70.
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  6. Reed GD, Cunha JA, Noworolski SM, Kurhanewicz J, Vigneron DB, Hsu IC, Pouliot J. Interactive, Multi-Modality Image Registrations for Combined MRI/MRSI-Planned HDR Prostate Brachytherapy. J Contemp Brachyther. 2011; 3(1):26-31.
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  7. Ghotb A, Noworolski SM, Madden E, Scherzer R, Qayyum A, Pannell J, Ferrell L, Peters M, Tien PC. Adipose tissue and metabolic factors associated with steatosis in HIV/HCV coinfection: histology versus magnetic resonance spectroscopy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Oct; 55(2):228-31.
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  8. Noworolski SM, Reed GD, Kurhanewicz J, Vigneron DB. Post-processing correction of the endorectal coil reception effects in MR spectroscopic imaging of the prostate. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Sep; 32(3):654-62.
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  9. Klifa C, Carballido-Gamio J, Wilmes L, Laprie A, Shepherd J, Gibbs J, Fan B, Noworolski S, Hylton N. Magnetic resonance imaging for secondary assessment of breast density in a high-risk cohort. Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Jan; 28(1):8-15.
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  10. Noworolski SM, Tien PC, Merriman R, Vigneron DB, Qayyum A. Respiratory motion-corrected proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the liver. Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 May; 27(4):570-6.
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  11. Bahl M, Qayyum A, Westphalen AC, Noworolski SM, Chu PW, Ferrell L, Tien PC, Bass NM, Merriman RB. Liver steatosis: investigation of opposed-phase T1-weighted liver MR signal intensity loss and visceral fat measurement as biomarkers. Radiology. 2008 Oct; 249(1):160-6.
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  12. Noworolski SM, Vigneron DB, Chen AP, Kurhanewicz J. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and MR diffusion imaging to distinguish between glandular and stromal prostatic tissues. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Oct; 26(8):1071-80.
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  13. Noworolski SM, Crane JC, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. A clinical comparison of rigid and inflatable endorectal-coil probes for MRI and 3D MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) of the prostate. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 May; 27(5):1077-82.
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  14. Kim Y, Hsu IC, Lessard E, Kurhanewicz J, Noworolski SM, Pouliot J. Class solution in inverse planned HDR prostate brachytherapy for dose escalation of DIL defined by combined MRI/MRSI. Radiother Oncol. 2008 Jul; 88(1):148-55.
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  15. Ratiney H, Noworolski SM, Sdika M, Srinivasan R, Henry RG, Nelson SJ, Pelletier D. Estimation of metabolite T1 relaxation times using tissue specific analysis, signal averaging and bootstrapping from magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging data. MAGMA. 2007 Jun; 20(3):143-55.
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  16. Alterovitz R, Goldberg K, Pouliot J, Hsu IC, Kim Y, Noworolski SM, Kurhanewicz J. Registration of MR prostate images with biomechanical modeling and nonlinear parameter estimation. Med Phys. 2006 Feb; 33(2):446-54.
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  17. Kim Y, Hsu IC, Pouliot J, Noworolski SM, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. Expandable and rigid endorectal coils for prostate MRI: impact on prostate distortion and rigid image registration. Med Phys. 2005 Dec; 32(12):3569-78.
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  18. Noworolski SM, Henry RG, Vigneron DB, Kurhanewicz J. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in normal and abnormal prostate tissues as defined by biopsy, MRI, and 3D MRSI. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Feb; 53(2):249-55.
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  19. Noworolski SM, Fischbein NJ, Kaplan MJ, Lu Y, Nelson SJ, Carvajal L, Henry RG. Challenges in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI imaging of cervical lymph nodes to detect metastatic disease. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Apr; 17(4):455-62.
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  20. Fischbein NJ, Noworolski SM, Henry RG, Kaplan MJ, Dillon WP, Nelson SJ. Assessment of metastatic cervical adenopathy using dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Mar; 24(3):301-11.
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