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Hernan J. Jara, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentRadiology
DivisionRadiological Physics
Address88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 247-3398
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-6395-3819
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TitleGraduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

InstitutionBoston Medical Center

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  1. Li B, Jara H, Yu H, O'Brien M, Soto J, Anderson SW. Enhanced Laws textures: A potential MRI surrogate marker of hepatic fibrosis in a murine model. Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Apr; 37:33-40. PMID: 27856399.
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  2. Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Heeren T, Fichorova RN, Douglass L, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Rollins JV, Paneth N. Circulating Inflammatory-Associated Proteins in the First Month of Life and Cognitive Impairment at Age 10 Years in Children Born Extremely Preterm. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan; 180:116-123.e1. PMID: 27788929.
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  3. Yu H, Touret AS, Li B, O'Brien M, Qureshi MM, Soto JA, Jara H, Anderson SW. Application of texture analysis on parametric T1 and T2 maps for detection of hepatic fibrosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jan; 45(1):250-259. PMID: 27249625.
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  4. Li B, Yu H, Jara H, Soto J, Anderson S. WE-FG-206-12: Enhanced Laws Textures: A Potential MRI Surrogate Marker of Hepatic Fibrosis in a Murine Model. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3833. PMID: 28046891.
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  5. Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Heeren T, Hirtz D, Jara H, Leviton A, Kuban KC. Neurocognitive and Academic Outcomes at Age 10 Years of Extremely Preterm Newborns. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr; 137(4). PMID: 27006473.
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  6. Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Heeren T, Douglass L, Stafstrom CE, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Leviton A. Girls and Boys Born before 28 Weeks Gestation: Risks of Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neurologic Outcomes at Age 10 Years. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173:69-75.e1. PMID: 27004675.
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  7. Watanabe M, Buch K, Fujita A, Christiansen CL, Jara H, Sakai O. MR relaxometry for the facial ageing assessment: the preliminary study of the age dependency in the MR relaxometry parameters within the facial soft tissue. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2015; 44(7):20150047. PMID: 25974063.
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  8. Yu H, Buch K, Li B, O'Brien M, Soto J, Jara H, Anderson SW. Utility of texture analysis for quantifying hepatic fibrosis on proton density MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Nov; 42(5):1259-65. PMID: 26477447.
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  9. Buch K, Watanabe M, Elias EJ, Liao JH, Jara H, Nadgir RN, Saito N, Steinberg MH, Sakai O. Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging analysis of the lacrimal gland in sickle cell disease. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Sep-Oct; 38(5):674-80. PMID: 24834886.
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  10. Huang G, Tang E, Aakil A, Anderson S, Jara H, Davda M, Stroh H, Travison TG, Bhasin S, Basaria S. Testosterone dose-response relationships with cardiovascular risk markers in androgen-deficient women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jul; 99(7):E1287-93. PMID: 24712568.
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  11. Anderson SW, Barry B, Soto J, Ozonoff A, O'Brien M, Jara H. Characterizing non-gaussian, high b-value diffusion in liver fibrosis: Stretched exponential and diffusional kurtosis modeling. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Apr; 39(4):827-34. PMID: 24259401.
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  12. Barry B, Buch K, Soto JA, Jara H, Nakhmani A, Anderson SW. Quantifying liver fibrosis through the application of texture analysis to diffusion weighted imaging. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jan; 32(1):84-90. PMID: 24239337.
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  13. Pandey S, Hakky M, Kwak E, Jara H, Geyer CA, Erbay SH. Application of basic principles of physics to head and neck MR angiography: troubleshooting for artifacts. Radiographics. 2013 May; 33(3):E113-23. PMID: 23674781.
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  14. Huang G, Bhasin S, Tang ER, Aakil A, Anderson SW, Jara H, Davda M, Travison TG, Basaria S. Effect of testosterone administration on liver fat in older men with mobility limitation: results from a randomized controlled trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 Aug; 68(8):954-9. PMID: 23292288.
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  15. Liao J, Saito N, Ozonoff A, Jara H, Steinberg M, Sakai O. Quantitative MRI analysis of salivary glands in sickle cell disease. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2012 Dec; 41(8):630-6. PMID: 23166360.
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  16. Liao JH, Jara H, Nadgir R, Elias E, Nowrouzi N, Saito N, Steinberg MH, Sakai O. qMRI relaxometry of mandibular bone marrow: a monomodal distribution in sickle cell disease. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 May; 37(5):1182-8. PMID: 23086731.
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  17. Anderson SW, Barry B, Soto JA, Ozonoff A, O'Brien M, Jara H. Quantifying hepatic fibrosis using a biexponential model of diffusion weighted imaging in ex vivo liver specimens. Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Dec; 30(10):1475-82. PMID: 22921938.
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  18. Elias EJ, Liao JH, Jara H, Watanabe M, Nadgir RN, Sakai Y, Erbay K, Saito N, Ozonoff A, Steinberg MH, Sakai O. Quantitative MRI analysis of craniofacial bone marrow in patients with sickle cell disease. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Mar; 34(3):622-7. PMID: 22878006.
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  19. Scalera JE, Soto JA, Jara H, Ozonoff A, O'Brien M, Anderson SW. Multiexponential T(2) analyses in a murine model of hepatic fibrosis at 11.7 T MRI. NMR Biomed. 2013 Jan; 26(1):83-90. PMID: 22674663.
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  20. Bhasin S, Travison TG, Storer TW, Lakshman K, Kaushik M, Mazer NA, Ngyuen AH, Davda MN, Jara H, Aakil A, Anderson S, Knapp PE, Hanka S, Mohammed N, Daou P, Miciek R, Ulloor J, Zhang A, Brooks B, Orwoll K, Hede-Brierley L, Eder R, Elmi A, Bhasin G, Collins L, Singh R, Basaria S. Effect of testosterone supplementation with and without a dual 5a-reductase inhibitor on fat-free mass in men with suppressed testosterone production: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2012 Mar 7; 307(9):931-9. PMID: 22396515.
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  21. Anderson SW, Sakai O, Soto JA, Jara H. Improved T2 mapping accuracy with dual-echo turbo spin echo: effect of phase encoding profile orders. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Jan; 69(1):137-43. PMID: 22374798.
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  22. Anderson SW, Jara H, Ozonoff A, O'Brien M, Hamilton JA, Soto JA. Effect of disease progression on liver apparent diffusion coefficient and T2 values in a murine model of hepatic fibrosis at 11.7 Tesla MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jan; 35(1):140-6. PMID: 21990020.
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  23. Shah B, Anderson SW, Scalera J, Jara H, Soto JA. Quantitative MR imaging: physical principles and sequence design in abdominal imaging. Radiographics. 2011 May-Jun; 31(3):867-80. PMID: 21571662.
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  24. Anderson SW, Soto JA, Milch HN, Ozonoff A, O'Brien M, Hamilton JA, Jara HJ. Effect of disease progression on liver apparent diffusion coefficient values in a murine model of NASH at 11.7 Tesla MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Apr; 33(4):882-8. PMID: 21448953.
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  25. Roemer FW, Khrad H, Hayashi D, Jara H, Ozonoff A, Fotinos-Hoyer AK, Guermazi A. Volumetric and semiquantitative assessment of MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow lesions in knee osteoarthritis: a comparison of contrast-enhanced and non-enhanced imaging. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Aug; 18(8):1062-6. PMID: 20472082.
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  26. Ruberg FL, Chen Z, Hua N, Bigornia S, Guo Z, Hallock K, Jara H, LaValley M, Phinikaridou A, Qiao Y, Viereck J, Apovian CM, Hamilton JA. The relationship of ectopic lipid accumulation to cardiac and vascular function in obesity and metabolic syndrome. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Jun; 18(6):1116-21. PMID: 19875992.
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  27. Jara H, Sakai O, Mankal P, Irving RP, Norbash AM. Multispectral quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of brain iron stores: a theoretical perspective. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Feb; 17(1):19-30. PMID: 17179894.
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  28. Farraher SW, Jara H, Chang KJ, Hou A, Soto JA. Liver and spleen volumetry with quantitative MR imaging and dual-space clustering segmentation. Radiology. 2005 Oct; 237(1):322-8. PMID: 16126927.
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  29. Jara H, Barish MA. MR cholangiopancreatography techniques. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 1999 Oct; 20(5):281-93. PMID: 10527134.
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  30. Jara H, Barish MA. Black-blood MR angiography. Techniques, and clinical applications. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 1999 May; 7(2):303-17. PMID: 10382163.
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  31. Barish MA, Jara H. Motion artifact control in body MR imaging. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 1999 May; 7(2):289-301. PMID: 10382162.
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  32. Eustace S, Hentzen P, Adams J, Harper K, Jara H. Comparison of conventional and turbo spin-echo T1-weighted MR imaging in acute knee trauma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 May; 172(5):1393-5. PMID: 10227523.
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  33. Jara H, Yu BC, Caruthers SD, Melhem ER, Yucel EK. Voxel sensitivity function description of flow-induced signal loss in MR imaging: implications for black-blood MR angiography with turbo spin-echo sequences. Magn Reson Med. 1999 Mar; 41(3):575-90. PMID: 10204883.
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  34. Melhem ER, Shakir H, Bakthavachalam S, MacDonald CB, Gira J, Caruthers SD, Jara H. Inner ear volumetric measurements using high-resolution 3D T2-weighted fast spin-echo MR imaging: initial experience in healthy subjects. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Nov-Dec; 19(10):1819-22. PMID: 9874529.
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  35. Yu BC, Jara H, Melhem ER, Caruthers SD, Yucel EK. Black-blood MR angiography with GRASE: measurement of flow-induced signal attenuation. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1998 Nov-Dec; 8(6):1334-7. PMID: 9848748.
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  36. Melhem ER, Patel RT, Whitehead RE, Bhatia RG, Rockwell DT, Jara H. MR imaging of hemorrhagic brain lesions: a comparison of dual-echo gradient- and spin-echo and fast spin-echo techniques. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Sep; 171(3):797-802. PMID: 9725319.
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  37. Melhem ER, Caruthers SD, Jara H. Cervical spine: three-dimensional MR imaging with magnetization transfer prepulsed turbo field echo techniques. Radiology. 1998 Jun; 207(3):815-21. PMID: 9609910.
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  38. Jara H, Barish MA, Yucel EK, Melhem ER, Hussain S, Ferrucci JT. MR hydrography: theory and practice of static fluid imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Apr; 170(4):873-82. PMID: 9530026.
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  39. Eustace S, Jara H, Goldberg R, Fenlon H, Mason M, Melhem ER, Yucel EK. A comparison of conventional spin-echo and turbo spin-echo imaging of soft tissues adjacent to orthopedic hardware. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Feb; 170(2):455-8. PMID: 9456963.
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  40. Melhem ER, Jara H, Yucel EK. Black blood MR angiography using multislab three-dimensional TI-weighted turbo spin-echo technique: imaging of intracranial circulation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Nov; 169(5):1418-20. PMID: 9353471.
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  41. Melhem ER, Jara H, Shakir H, Gagliano TA. Fast inversion-recovery MR: the effect of hybrid RARE readout on the null points of fat and cerebrospinal fluid. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Oct; 18(9):1627-33. PMID: 9367309.
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  42. Melhem ER, Jara H, Eustace S. Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MR imaging: identification of protein concentration thresholds for CSF hyperintensity. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Sep; 169(3):859-62. PMID: 9275912.
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  43. Eustace S, Goldberg R, Williamson D, Melhem ER, Oladipo O, Yucel EK, Jara H. MR imaging of soft tissues adjacent to orthopaedic hardware: techniques to minimize susceptibility artefact. Clin Radiol. 1997 Aug; 52(8):589-94. PMID: 9285418.
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  44. Melhem ER, Guidone PL, Jara H, Yucel EK. Improved contrast of enhancing brain lesions using contrast-enhanced T1-weighted fast spin-echo MR imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Apr; 168(4):1091-5. PMID: 9124121.
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  45. Melhem ER, Israel DA, Eustace S, Jara H. MR of the spine with a fast T1-weighted fluid-attenuated inversion recovery sequence. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Mar; 18(3):447-54. PMID: 9090401.
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  46. Hussain S, O'Malley M, Jara H, Sadeghi-Nejad H, Yucel EK. MR urography. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 1997 Feb; 5(1):95-106. PMID: 8995127.
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  47. Yu BC, Jara H, Vanhoenacker PK, Yucel EK. T2-weighted MR imaging of the liver: optimization of hybrid-RARE sequences. Magn Reson Imaging. 1997; 15(3):267-73. PMID: 9201673.
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  48. Jara H, Soto JA, Yu B, Hentzen PC, van Yperen GH, Yucel EK. Multisection T1-weighted hybrid-RARE: a pulse sequence for MR imaging of the entire liver during suspended respiration. Magn Reson Med. 1996 Nov; 36(5):767-74. PMID: 8916028.
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  49. Melhem ER, Jara H, Yucel EK. Multislice T1-weighted hybrid RARE in CNS imaging: assessment of magnetization transfer effects and artifacts. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1996 Nov-Dec; 6(6):903-8. PMID: 8956136.
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  50. Jara H, Wehrli FW. Determination of background gradients with diffusion MR imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1994 Nov-Dec; 4(6):787-97. PMID: 7865938.
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  51. Ford JC, Hackney DB, Alsop DC, Jara H, Joseph PM, Hand CM, Black P. MRI characterization of diffusion coefficients in a rat spinal cord injury model. Magn Reson Med. 1994 May; 31(5):488-94. PMID: 8015401.
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