Jeff Bulte
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Dr. Jeff Bulte is a Professor of Radiology, Oncology, Biomedical Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the inaugural Radiology Director of Scientific Communications, and serves as Director of Cellular Imaging in the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering. He is a Fellow and Gold Medal awardee of the ISMRM, a Fellow of WMIS, a Fellow of AIMBE, and a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research. He has published over 275 peer-reviewed publications and 50 book chapters, which have been cited over 30,000 times with an h-index=93. He specializes in the development of new contrast agents and theranostics as applied to molecular and cellular imaging. He has been a pioneer in MRI cell tracking, developing this concept from test tubes during his graduate studies, preclinical animal work during his postdoctoral years to the first clinical studies as a JHU faculty member.