Qiyong Gong MD, PhD

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Professor of Radiology University Of Illinois Health & Sciences System
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Biographical Info

Visiting Adjunct Professor

University Of Illinois Health & Sciences System

Professor of Radiology

American CMB Distinguished Professor

Vice President, West China Hospital of Sichuan University

Deputy Dean, West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University

Director, Huaxi MR Research Center (HMRRC), Department of Radiology, The Center for Medical Imaging



Abbreviated CV

Dr. Qiyong Gong is presently the Professor of Clinical Radiology at the Sichuan University Hospital, China. He is the Vice President of the West China Hospital and the Deputy Dean of the West China School of Medicine, both at Sichuan University. He is also the Founding Director of Huaxi MR Research Center (HMRRC) of the University Hospital, and the Deputy Chair of the MR academic committee of the Chinese Society of Radiology. Dr. Gong’s research interests mainly involve MR imaging and image analysis including morphometry, tissue characterization, spectroscopy and fMRI. His translational research interest was previously the development and the application of MR quantitative method in neuro-abnormalities, and in the past five years, has been in imaging characterization of the mental health problems. So far, Dr. Gong has published over 160 peer-reviewed SCI articles including those, as the leading author, on PNAS, Arch Gen Psychiatry, Am J Psychiatry, Biol Psychiat, Radiology, MRM, NeuroImage and Hum Brain Mapp. Dr Gong’s research articles published in the recent 5 years have received over 2500 citations, and he has given a number of Invited/Keynote Lectures to and also acted as the session moderator or chairman at major international conferences. In addition, Dr. Gong reviews for a number of leading journals on radiology, brain and behavioural sciences, as well as neuro-psychiatry, amongst them Radiology, NeuroImage, Hum Brain Mapp, Brain, Neurosci Biobehav R, Arch Gen Psychiat (JAMA-Psychiatry), Am J Psychiat, Biol Psychiat, etc. Dr Gong was awarded the American CMB Distinguished Professorship (administered by the Institute of International Education, USA) in 2010. He is an Academic Editor of PLoS ONE, and he is also the appointed member of both Subcommittee on the Young Investigators’ Awards and Education Committee for International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).

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