Bio

Honors & Awards


  • Young Investigator Award, European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB) (2017)
  • Student stipend, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) (2016-2017)
  • Student stipend, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine British Chapter (ISMRM-BC) (2016)

Professional Education


  • PhD, University of Cambridge, Radiology (2017)
  • BSc, Fudan University, Physics (2013)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Advanced sequence development, image processing, and their clinical application in pediatric and body MRI

Publications

All Publications


  • A Comparison of Black-blood T2 Mapping Sequences for Carotid Vessel Wall Imaging at 3T: An Assessment of Accuracy and Repeatability Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences Yuan, J., Patterson, A., Ruetten, P., Reid, S., Gillard, J., Graves, M. 2018
  • The development and optimisation of 3D black-blood R2* mapping of the carotid artery wall Magnetic Resonance Imaging Yuan, J., Graves, M., Patterson, A., Priest, A., Ruetten, P., Usman, A., Gillard, J. 2017; 44: 104-110
  • Imaging carotid atherosclerosis plaque ulceration: comparison of advanced imaging modalities and recent developments American Journal of Neuroradiology Yuan, J., Usman, A., Das, T., Patterson, A., Gillard, J., Graves, M. 2017; 38 (4): 664-671

    View details for DOI 10.3174/ajnr.A5026

  • Three-dimensional black-blood multi-contrast carotid imaging using compressed sensing: a repeatability study Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine Yuan, J., Usman, A., Reid, S., King, K., Patterson, A., Gillard, J., Graves, M. 2017: 1-8
  • Three-dimensional black-blood T2 mapping with compressed sensing and data-driven parallel imaging in the carotid artery Magnetic Resonance Imaging Yuan, J., Usman, A., Reid, S., King, K., Patterson, A., Gillard, J., Graves, M. 2017; 37: 62-69
  • Relationship between carotid plaque surface morphology and perfusion: a 3D DCE-MRI study Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine Yuan, J., Makris, G., Patterson, A., Usman, A., Das, T., Priest, A., Teng, Z., Hilborne, S., Prudencio, D., Gillard, J., Graves, M. 2017: 1-9
  • The influence of constitutive law choice used to characterise atherosclerotic tissue material properties on computing stress values in human carotid plaques Journal of biomechanics Teng, Z., Yuan, J., Feng, J., Zhang, Y., Brown, A., Wang, S., Lu, Q., Gillard, J. 2015; 48 (14): 3912-3921
  • Influence of material property variability on the mechanical behaviour of carotid atherosclerotic plaques: A 3D fluid‐structure interaction analysis International journal for numerical methods in biomedical engineering Yuan, J., Teng, Z., Feng, J., Zhang, Y., Brown, A., Gillard, J., Jing, Z., Lu, Q. 2015; 31 (8)

    View details for DOI 10.1002/cnm.2722

  • Optimization of improved motion-sensitized driven-equilibrium (iMSDE) blood suppression for carotid artery wall imaging Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Zhu, C., Graves, M., Yuan, J., Sadat, U., Gillard, J., Patterson, A. 2014; 16 (1): 61
  • Material properties of components in human carotid atherosclerotic plaques: a uniaxial extension study Acta biomaterialia Teng, Z., Zhang, Y., Huang, Y., Feng, J., Yuan, J., Lu, Q., Sutcliffe, M., Brown, A., Jing, Z., Gillard, J. 2014; 10 (12): 5055-5063