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Ganesh Adluru

Ganesh Adluru, PhD

Languages spoken: English, Telugu, Hindi

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Neuroimaging
  • Advanced Image Reconstruction
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Huang Q, Tian Y, Mendes J, Ranjan R, Adluru G, DiBella E (2022). Quantitative myocardial perfusion with a hybrid 2D simultaneous multi-slice sequence. Magn Reson Imaging, 98, 7-16. (Read full article)
  2. Le JV, Mendes JK, McKibben N, Wilson BD, Ibrahim M, DiBella EVR, Adluru G (2022). Accelerated cardiac T1 mapping with recurrent networks and cyclic, model-based loss. Med Phys, 49(11), 6986-7000. (Read full article)
  3. HashemizadehKolowri S, Chen RR, Adluru G, DiBella EVR (2022). Jointly estimating parametric maps of multiple diffusion models from undersampled q-space data: A comparison of three deep learning approaches. Magn Reson Med, 87(6), 2957-2971. (Read full article)
  4. Le J, Tian Y, Mendes J, Wilson B, Ibrahim M, DiBella E, Adluru G (2021). Deep learning for radial SMS myocardial perfusion reconstruction using the 3D residual booster U-net. Magn Reson Imaging, 83, 178-188. (Read full article)
  5. HashemizadehKolowri SK, Chen RR, Adluru G, Dean DC, Wilde EA, Alexander AL, DiBella EVR (2021). Simultaneous multi-slice image reconstruction using regularized image domain split slice-GRAPPA for diffusion MRI. Med Image Anal, 70, 102000. (Read full article)
  6. Fair MJ, Gatehouse PD, Reyes E, Adluru G, Mendes J, Khan T, de Silva R, Wage R, DiBella EVR, Firmin DN (2020). Initial investigation of free-breathing 3D whole-heart stress myocardial perfusion MRI. Glob Cardiol Sci Pract, 2020(3), e202038. (Read full article)
  7. Mendes J, Adluru G, Likhite D, Fair M, Gatehouse P, Tian Y, Pedgaonkar A, Wilson B, DiBella E (2020). Quantitative 3D Myocardial Perfusion with an Efficient Arterial Input Function. Magn Reson Med, 83(6), 1949-1963.
  8. Tian Y, Mendes J, Wilson B, Ross A, Ranjan R, DiBella E, Adluru G (2020). Whole-heart ungated free-breathing cardiac phase resolved myocardial perfusion MRI by using Continuous Radial Interleaved simultaneous Multi-slice acquisitions at sPoiled steady-state (CRIMP). Magn Reson Med, 84, 3071-3087.
  9. HashemizadehKolowri SK, Chen RR, Adluru G, Ying L, DiBella EVR (2020). Coil-Combined Split Slice-GRAPPA for Simultaneous Multi-Slice Diffusion MRI. Magn Reson Imaging, 66, 9-21.
  10. Gibbons EK, Hodgson KK, Chaudhari AS, Richards LG, Majersik JJ, Adluru G, DiBella EVR (2019). Simultaneous NODDI and GFA parameter map generation from subsampled q-space imaging using deep learning. Magn Reson Med, 2399-2411.
  11. Tian Y, Mendes J, Pedgaonkar A, Ibrahim M, Jensen L, Schroeder J, Wilson B, DiBella E, Adluru G (2019). Feasibility of multiple-view myocardial perfusion MRI using radial simultaneous multi-slice acquisitions. PLoS One, 14(2), e0211738.
  12. Hodgson K, Adluru G, Richards LG, Majersik JJ, Stoddard G, Adluru N, DiBella E (2019). Predicting motor outcomes in stroke patients using diffusion spectrum MRI microstructural measures. Front Neurol, 10(72).
  13. Haji-Valizadeh H, Rahsepar AA, Collins JD, Bassett E, Isakova T, Block T, Adluru G, DiBella EVR, Lee DC, Carr J, Kim D (2018). Validation of highly accelerated real-time cardiac cine MRI with radial k-space sampling and compressed sensing in patients at 1.5T and 3T. Magn Reson Med, 79(5), 2745-2751.
  14. Wang H, DiBella EVR, Adluru G, Park D, Taylor M, Bangerter N (2017). Effect of slice excitation profile on ungated steady state cardiac perfusion imaging. Biomed Phys Eng Express, 3(2), 027001.
  15. Wang H, Adluru G, Chen L, Kholmovski E, Bangerter N, DiBella EVR (2016). Radial simultaneous multi-slice CAIPI for ungated myocardial perfusion. Magn Reson Imaging, 34, 1329-1336.
  16. Iyer SK, Tasdizen T, Burgon N, Kholmovski E, Marrouche N, Adluru G, DiBella EVR (09/01/2016). Compressed sensing for rapid late gadolinium enhanced imaging of the left atrium: A preliminary study. Magn Reson Imaging, 34(7), 846-54.
  17. Likhite D, Suksaranjit P, Adluru G, Weng C, Hu N, Kholmovski E, McGann C, Wilson B, DiBella EVR (06/01/2016). Inter-study repeatability of self-gated quantitative myocardial perfusion MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging, 43, 1369-78.
  18. Wang H, Bangerter NK, Park DJ, Adluru G, Kholmovski EG, Xu J, DiBella E (2015). Comparison of centric and reverse-centric trajectories for highly accelerated three-dimensional saturation recovery cardiac perfusion imaging. Magn Reson Med, 74(4), 1070-6. (Read full article)
  19. Adluru G, Gur Y, Chen L, Feinberg D, Anderson J, DiBella EVR (08/01/2015). MRI reconstruction of multi-image acquisitions using a rank regularizer with data reordering. Med Phys, 42, 4734-4744.
  20. Li S, Chan C, Stockmann JP, Tagare H, Adluru G, Tam LK, Galiana G, Constable RT, Kozerke S, Peters DC (2015). Algebraic reconstruction technique for parallel imaging reconstruction of undersampled radial data: application to cardiac cine. Magn Reson Med, 73(4), 1643-53. (Read full article)
  21. Likhite D, Adluru G, Hu N, McGann C, DiBella E (2015). Quantification of myocardial perfusion with self-gated cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson, 17, 14. (Read full article)
  22. Lingala SG, DiBella E, Adluru G, McGann C, Jacob M (2013). Accelerating free breathing myocardial perfusion MRI using multi coil radial k-t SLR. Phys Med Biol, 58(20), 7309-27. (Read full article)
  23. Welsh CL, Dibella EV, Adluru G, Hsu EW (2013). Model-based reconstruction of undersampled diffusion tensor k-space data. Magn Reson Med, 70(2), 429-40. (Read full article)
  24. Feng L, Srichai MB, Lim RP, Harrison A, King W, Adluru G, Dibella EV, Sodickson DK, Otazo R, Kim D (2013). Highly accelerated real-time cardiac cine MRI using k-t SPARSE-SENSE. Magn Reson Med, 70(1), 64-74. (Read full article)
  25. Harrison A, Adluru G, Damal K, Shaaban AM, Wilson B, Kim D, McGann C, Marrouche NF, DiBella EV (2013). Rapid ungated myocardial perfusion cardiovascular magnetic resonance: preliminary diagnostic accuracy. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson, 15, 26. (Read full article)
  26. Chen L, Adluru G, Schabel MC, McGann CJ, Dibella EV (2012). Myocardial perfusion MRI with an undersampled 3D stack-of-stars sequence. Med Phys, 39(8), 5204-11. (Read full article)
  27. DiBella EV, Fluckiger JU, Chen L, Kim TH, Pack NA, Matthews B, Adluru G, Priester T, Kuppahally S, Jiji R, McGann C, Litwin SE (2012). The effect of obesity on regadenoson-induced myocardial hyperemia: a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging, 28(6), 1435-44. (Read full article)
  28. DiBella EV, Chen L, Schabel MC, Adluru G, McGann CJ (2012). Myocardial perfusion acquisition without magnetization preparation or gating. Magn Reson Med, 67(3), 609-13. (Read full article)
  29. Adluru G, Chen L, Kim SE, Burgon N, Kholmovski EG, Marrouche NF, Dibella EV (2011). Three-dimensional late gadolinium enhancement imaging of the left atrium with a hybrid radial acquisition and compressed sensing. J Magn Reson Imaging, 34(6), 1465-71. (Read full article)
  30. Adluru G, Tasdizen T, Schabel MC, DiBella EV (2010). Reconstruction of 3D dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging using nonlocal means. J Magn Reson Imaging, 32(5), 1217-27. (Read full article)
  31. Todd N, Adluru G, Payne A, DiBella EV, Parker D (2009). Temporally constrained reconstruction applied to MRI temperature data. Magn Reson Med, 62(2), 406-19. (Read full article)
  32. Adluru G, McGann C, Speier P, Kholmovski EG, Shaaban A, Dibella EV (2009). Acquisition and reconstruction of undersampled radial data for myocardial perfusion magnetic resonance imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging, 29(2), 466-73. (Read full article)
  33. Adluru G, Dibella EV (2008). Reordering for improved constrained reconstruction from undersampled k-space data. Int J Biomed Imaging, 2008, 341684. (Read full article)
  34. Adluru G, Awate SP, Tasdizen T, Whitaker RT, Dibella EV (2007). Temporally constrained reconstruction of dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI. Magn Reson Med, 57(6), 1027-36. (Read full article)
  35. Adluru G, DiBella EV, Schabel MC (2006). Model-based registration for dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging, 24(5), 1062-70. (Read full article)

Book Chapter

  1. Tian Y, Adluru G (2020). Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI: basic physics, pulse sequences and modeling. In Seiberlich N, Sourbron S, Gulani V (Eds.), Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Principles and Applications. Elsevier.


  1. Adluru G (2021). Editorial for "Quantitative measures of 3D aortic morphology from cardiac MRI in healthy aging and hypertension". J Magn Reson Imaging, 53(5), 1484-1485. (Read full article)


  1. Ganesh Sharma Adluru Venkata Raja, Bradley Bolster, Edward Victor Rebok DiBella (2018). Deep Learning Reconstruction of Free Breathing Perfusion. U.S. Patent No. 10,782,378. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Adluru G, DiBella EVR (2012). Method and System for Constrained Reconstruction of Imaging Data Using Data Reordering. U.S. Patent No. 7,817,838. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.