Dr. Jeffry Alger

Jeffry Alger, PhD

Professor in Residence, Department of Radiology
Member, Brain Research Institute
Member, JCCC Community



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Scientific Interests

Dr. Jeffry Alger's research focuses on new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods for the study of brain disorders such as stroke and brain cancer.

Highlighted Publications

Ford JM, Seiferheld W, Alger JR, Wu G, Endicott TJ, Mehta M, Curran W, Phan SC. Results of the phase I dose-escalating study of motexafin gadolinium with standard radiotherapy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Nov 1;69(3):831-8. Epub 2007 Jun 8.

Posse S, Otazo R, Caprihan A, Bustillo J, Chen H, Henry PG, Marjanska M, Gasparovic C, Zuo C, Magnotta V, Mueller B, Mullins P, Renshaw P, Ugurbil K, Lim KO, Alger JR. Proton echo-planar spectroscopic imaging of J-coupled resonances in human brain at 3 and 4 Tesla. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Aug;58(2):236-44.

Alger JR, Frew AJ, Cloughesy TF, Del Vecchio W, Villablanca JP, Curran JG. Novel methodology for the archiving and interactive reading of clinical magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2002 Sep;48(3):411-8.

Alger JR, Harreld JH, Chen S, Mintorovitch J, Lu DS. Time-to-echo optimization for spin echo magnetic resonance imaging of liver metastasis using superparamagnetic iron oxide particles. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Nov;14(5):586-94.

Gupta RK, Cloughesy TF, Sinha U, Garakian J, Lazareff J, Rubino G, Rubino L, Becker DP, Vinters HV, Alger JR. Relationships between choline magnetic resonance spectroscopy, apparent diffusion coefficient and quantitative histopathology in human glioma. J Neurooncol. 2000 Dec;50(3):215-26.