Ganesh Adluru, PhD

Research Interests

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


Lab Website


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Academic Information

  • Departments: Radiology and Imaging Sciences - Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Radiology Research

Academic Office Information

  • 801-587-3861
  • Imaging & Neurosciences Center
    729 Arapeen Dr, Room: 2222
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
B.E. India

Awards & Honors

Description Country
Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (FSCMR) Global

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. J Mendes, G Adluru, D Likhite, M Fair, P Gatehouse, Y Tian, A Pedgaonkar, B Wilson, E DiBella (2020). Quantitative 3D Myocardial Perfusion with an Efficient Arterial Input Function. Magn Reson Med, 83(6), 1949-1963.
  2. Y Tian, J Mendes, B Wilson, A Ross, R Ranjan, E DiBella, G Adluru (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.
  3. SK HashemizadehKolowri, R-R Chen, G Adluru, L Ying, EVR DiBella (2020). Coil-Combined Split Slice-GRAPPA for Simultaneous Multi-Slice Diffusion MRI. Magn Reson Imaging, 66, 9-21.
  4. H Wang, EVR DiBella, G Adluru, D Park, M Taylor, N Bangerter (2017). Effect of slice excitation profile on ungated steady state cardiac perfusion imaging. Biomed Phys Eng Express, 3(2), 027001.
  5. H Wang, G Adluru, L Chen, E Kholmovski, N Bangerter, EVR DiBella (2016). Radial simultaneous multi-slice CAIPI for ungated myocardial perfusion. Magn Reson Imaging, 34, 1329-1336.
  6. SK Iyer, T Tasdizen, N Burgon, E Kholmovski, N Marrouche, G Adluru, EVR DiBella (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.
  7. D Likhite, P Suksaranjit, G Adluru, C Weng, N Hu, E Kholmovski, C McGann, B Wilson, EVR DiBella (06/01/2016). Inter-study repeatability of self-gated quantitative myocardial perfusion MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging, 43, 1369-78.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Adluru G, Gur Y, Anderson JS, Richards LG, Adluru N, DiBella EV (2014). Assessment of white matter microstructure in stroke patients using NODDI. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2014, 742-5.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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(1), 26.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. Adluru G, Dibella EV (2008). Reordering for improved constrained reconstruction from undersampled k-space data. Int J Biomed Imag, 2008, 341684.
  25. 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.
  26. Adluru G, DiBella EV, Schabel MC (2006). Model-based registration for dynamic cardiac perfusion MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging, 24(5), 1062-70.

Book Chapter

  1. Ye Tian, Ganesh Adluru (2020). Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI: basic physics, pulse sequences and modeling. In Nicole Seiberlich, Steven Sourbron, Vikas Gulani (Eds.), Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Principles and Applications. Elsevier.


  1. 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.