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Edward Michals, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology; Vice Head of Education University of Illinois at ChicagoRadiology
Work 1740 W Taylor st, (MC 931) Chicago IL 60612 Work Phone: (312) 996 – 0235 Work Fax: (312) 355 – 2098
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Biographical Info

Specialty: Neuroimaging

Board Certificate: The American Board of Radiology with Additional Qualification in Neuroradiology

Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois

Languages: English

Clinical and Academic Interests:

  • Vertebroplasty
  • Myelography
  • Functional Imaging
  • Perfusion Imaging
  • Diffusion Imaging



Engelhard, HH III, Michals, EA, and Viliano, JL. Presentation and Clinical Features of Spinal Cord Tumors. In: Mehta, MP, Chang, SM, Guha, A, Newton, HB, and Vogelbaum, MA, eds.  Principles and Practice of Neuro-Oncology: A Multidisciplinary Approach, New York, New York, Demos Medical Publishing; 2011: 297-303


Mittal N, Aakalu V, Mehendele S, Setabutr P, Michals E, Schmidt ML. Primary Orbital Histiocytic Sarcoma in a Child Successfully Treated With Multiagent Chemotherapy. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 38(8):653-657, November 2016.

Villano JLWilliams LEWatson KSIgnatius NWilson MTValyi-Nagy TMichals EAEngelhard HH. Delayed response and survival from NovoTTF-100A in recurrent GBM. Medical Oncology. 230(1):338, March 2013.

Danciu OCRayani SMichals EAVillano JL. Prolonged activity of bevacizumab in adenocarcinoma of the lung with multiple brain metastases. Medical Oncology. 29(4):2619-22,December 2012.

Heery CREngelhard HHSlavin KVMichals EAVillano JL. Unusual CNS presentation of thyroid cancer. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 114(7):1107-9, September 2012.

Kang, JJ, Hou, JH, Bui, KM, Michals, E, Valyi-Nagy, T, Koshy, M, Munson, T, Charbel, FT, Vilano, JL, Moss, HE. De novo malignant optic chiasm glioma with initial clinical response to steroids. Neurophthamology. 36(2): 59–63, April 2012

Danciu OCRayani SMichals EAVillano JL. Prolonged activity of bevacizumab in adenocarcinoma of the lung with multiple brain metastases. Medical Oncology. December 2011.

Sepahdari AR, Aakalu VK, Kapur R, Michals EA, Saran N, French A, Mafee MF. Clinical Observations. MRI of Orbital Cellulitis and Orbital Abscess: The Role of Diffusion-Weighted Imaging. American Journal of Roentgenology. 193(3): W244-W250, September 2009.

Gaba RCShah RPMuskovitz AAGuzman GMichals EA. Synchronous moyamoya syndrome and ruptured cerebral aneurysm in Alagille syndrome. Journal of clinical neuroscience: official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 15(12):1395-8, December 2008.

Alaraj AChan MOh SMichals EValyi-Nagy THersonsky T. Astroblastoma presenting with intracerebral hemorrhage misdiagnosed as dural arteriovenous fistula: review of a rare entity. Surgical Neurology. 67(3):308-13, March 2007.

Michals, EA and RG Ramsey. Syringomyelia. Orthopaedic Nursing, 15 (3): 33-40, Sept./Oct. 1996.

Banks, WA, Kastin, AJ, Michals, EA and CM Barrera. Stereospecific transport of Tyr-MIF-1 across the blood-brain barrier peptide system transport-1. Brain Research Bulletin, 25 (4): 589-92, Oct. 1990

Banks, WA, Kastin, AJ, and EA Michals. Tyr-MIF-1 and met-enkephalin share a saturable blood-brain barrier transport system. Peptides, 8 (5): 899-903, Sept.-Oct. 1987.

Banks, WA, Kastin, AJ, and EA Michals. Carrier mediated transport of vasopressin across the blood-brain barrier of the mouse. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 18 (2): 326-32, 1987.

Banks, WA, Kastin, AJ, and EA Michals. Directionally selected transport of thyroid hormone across the blood-brain barrier. (Letter to the Editor) Annals of Internal Medicine, 105 (3): 47, September 1986.

Michals, EA, Kastin, AJ, and WA Banks. (Abstract) Carrier-mediated transport of arginine vasopressin across the blood-brain barrier. Clinical Research, 34 (1): 199a,1986.

Banks, WA, Kastin, AJ, and EA Michals. The carrier-mediated transport of thyroxine across the blood-brain barrier is directed primarily from the brain to the blood.  Life Sciences, 37 (25):2407-14, December 1985

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