Benjamin Ellingson, PhD

Neuroimaging Core Director
Benjamin M. Ellingson, PhD, MS

Dr. Benjamin Ellingson is an Associate Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Physics, Psychiatry and Bioengineering at UCLA in the Departments of Radiology, Psychiatry, and Biobehavioral Sciences. Dr. Ellingson is the Director of the UCLA Brain Tumor Imaging Laboratory (BTIL) and Co-Director of the Center for Computer Vision and Imaging Biomarkers (CVIB).

Dr. Ellingson possesses a broad background in biomedical engineering, mathematics, quantum physics, molecular imaging, bioelectronics, and medical instrumentation. Dr. Ellingson's research focuses on the development, testing, validation, and implementation of advanced MR and PET imaging biomarkers for brain pathology and therapeutic response evaluation in human clinical trials.

Dr. Ellingson serves as the principal investigator or chair of the imaging core in many industry and government-funded clinical trials, serves on many steering committees and holds many advisory roles related to neuro-oncology neuroimaging and has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed original research articles relating to neuroimaging.