Li Feng

Li Feng
Postdoctoral Fellow
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I have moved to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in March 2018. My new email address is 
Educational Details: 
  • 2015 - PhD in Biomedical Imaging, New York University School of Medicine, USA
  • 2012 - MSc in Biomedical Imaging, New York University School of Medicine, USA
  • 2008 - MSc in Biomedical Engineering, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, USA
  • 2006 - BSc in Biomedical Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
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Journal Papers

  1. Chen L, Liu D, Zhang J, Xie B, Zhou X, Grimm R, Huang X, Wang J, Feng L. “Free-Breathing Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI for Assessment of Pulmonary Lesions Using Golden-Angle Radial Sparse Parallel Imaging” J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018, Accepted
  2. Benkert T, Tian Y, Dibella, EVR, Huang C, Chandarana H, Feng L. "Optimization and Validation of Accelerated Golden-angle Radial Sparse MRI Reconstruction with Self-Calibrating GRAPPA Operator Gridding" Magn Reson Med. In press.
  3. Feng L, Huang C, Shanbhogue K, Sodickson DK, Chandarana H, Otazo R. "RACER-GRASP: Respiratory-Weighted, Aortic Contrast Enhancement-Guided and Coil-Unstreaking Golden-Angle Radial Sparse MRI" Magn Reson Med. In press.
  4. Piekarski E, Chitiboi T, Ramb R,Latson LA, Bhatla P, Feng L, Axel L. "Two-dimensional XD-GRASP provides better image quality than conventional 2D cardiac cine MRI for patients who cannot suspend respiration" MAGMA. In press.
  5. Feng L, Coppo S, Piccini D, Yerly J, Lim RP, Masci PG, Stuber M, Sodickson DK, Otazo R. “5D Whole-Heart Sparse MRI” Magn Reson Med. In press.
  6. Feng L, Benkert T, Block KT, Sodickson DK, Otazo R, Chandarana H. “Compressed Sensing for Body MRI” J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Apr;45(4):966-987 (Invited Review Paper)                                                                      
  7. Piccini D*, Feng L*, Bonanno G, Coppo S, Yerly J, Lim RP, Schwitter J, Sodickson DK, Otazo R, Stuber M. “Four-dimensional respiratory motion-resolved whole heart coronary MR angiography” Magn Reson Med. 2017 Apr;77(4):1473-1484 (* equal contribution)
  8. Liu J, Feng L, Shen HW, Zhu C, Wang Y, Mukai K, Brooks GC, Ordovas K, Saloner D. "Highly‑accelerated self‑gated free‑breathing 3D cardiac cine MRI: validation in assessment of left ventricular function" MAGMA. 2017 DOI 10.1007/s10334-017-0607-2. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Piekarski E, Chitiboi T, Ramb R, Feng L, Axel L. “Use of self-gated radial cardiovascular magnetic resonance to detect and classify arrhythmias (atrial fibrillation and premature ventricular contraction)” J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2016 Nov 25;18(1):83.
  10. Benkert T, Feng L, Sodickson DK, Chandarana H, Block, KT. “Free-breathing Volumetric Fat/Water Separation by Combining Radial Sampling, Compressed Sensing, and Parallel Imaging” Magn Reson Med. 2016 Sep 9. doi: 10.1002/mrm.26392. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Feng L, Axel L, Chandarana H, Block KT, Sodickson DK, Otazo R. “XD-GRASP: Golden-Angle Radial MRI with Reconstruction of Extra Motion-State Dimensions Using Compressed Sensing” Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb;75(2):775-88
  12. Kim S, Feng L, Grimm R, Freed M, Block KT, Sodickson DK, Moy L, Otazo R. “Influence of Temporal Regularization and Radial Undersampling Factor on Compressed Sensing Reconstruction in Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI of the Breast” Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2016 Jan;43(1):261-9
  13. Chandarana H, Feng L, Ream J, Wang Annie, Babb JS, Block KT, Sodickson DK, Otazo R. “Respiratory Motion-Resolved Compressed Sensing Reconstruction of Free-Breathing Radial Acquisition for Dynamic Liver MRI” Investigative Radiology. 2015 Nov;50(11):749-56
  14. Rosenkrantz AB, Geppert C, Grimm R, Block TB, Glielmi C, Feng L, Otazo R, Ream JM, Romolo MM, Taneja SS, Sodickson DK, Chandarana H. “Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI of the Prostate with High Spatiotemporal Resolution using Compressed Sensing, Parallel Imaging, and Continuous Golden-Angle Radial Sampling: Preliminary Experience” Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2015 May;41(5):1365-73
  15. Feng L, Grimm R, Block KT, Chandarana H, Kim S, Xu J, Axel L, Sodickson DK, Otazo R. “Golden-Angle Radial Sparse Parallel MRI: Combination of Compressed Sensing, Parallel Imaging, and Golden-Angle Radial Sampling for Fast and Flexible Dynamic Volumetric MRI” Magn Reson Med. 2014 Sep;72(3):707-17
  16. Feng L, Srichai MB, Lim RP, Harrison A, King W, Adluru G, Dibella E, Sodickson DK, Otazo R, Kim D. “Highly-Accelerated Real-Time Cardiac Cine MRI Using k-t SPARSE-SENSE” Magn Reson Med.  2013 Jul; 70(1): 64-74  
  17. Chandarana H, Feng L, Block KT, Rosenkrantz AB, Lim RP, Chu D, Sodickson DK, Otazo R. “Free-Breathing Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI of the Liver with Radial Golden-Angle Sampling Scheme and Advanced Compressed-Sensing Reconstruction” Investigative Radiology. 2013 Jan;48(1):10-6
  18. Parasoglou P, Feng L, Xia D, Otazo R and Regatte RR. “Rapid 3D-Imaging of Phosphocreatine Recovery Kinetics in the Human Lower Leg Muscles with Compressed Sensing” Magn Reson Med. 2012  Dec;68(6):1738-46
  19. Kim D, Dyvorne HA, Otazo R, Feng L, Sodickson DK, Lee VS. “Acelerated phase-contrast cine MRI using k-t SPARSE-SENSE” Magn Reson Med. 2012 Apr;67(4):1054-64
  20. Feng L, Otazo R, Jung H, Jensen JH, Ye JC, Sodickson DK, Kim D. “Accelerated cardiac T2 mapping using breath-hold multiecho fast spin-echo pulse sequence with k-t FOCUSS” Magn Reson Med. 2011 Jun; 65(6):1661-9
  21. Kim D, Jensen JH, Wu EX, Feng L, Au WY, Cheung JS, Ha SY, Sheth SS, Brittenham GM. “Rapid monitoring of iron-chelating therapy in thalassemia major by a new cardiovascular MR measure: the reduced transverse relaxation rate” NMR Biomedicine. 2011 Aug;24(7):771-7
  22. Wu EX, Kim D, Tosti CL, Tang H, Jensen JH, Cheung JS, Feng L, Au WY, Ha SY, Sheth SS, Brown TR, Brittenham GM. “Magnetic resonance assessment of iron overload by separate measurement of tissue ferriti and hemosiderin iron” Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Aug;1202:115-22
  23. Feng L, Donnino R, Babb J, Axel L, Kim D. “Numerical and in vivo validation of fast cine displacement-encoded with stimulated echoes (DENSE) MRI for quantification of regional cardiac function” Magn Reson Med. 2009 Sep;62(3):682-90

Conference Papers

  1. Teodora Chitiboi, Rebecca Ramb, Li Feng, Eve Piekarski, Lennart Tautz, Anja Hennemuth, Leon Axel “Multi-cycle Reconstruction of Cardiac MRI for the Analysis of Inter-Ventricular Septum Motion During Free Breathing” (Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH), Toronto, Canada, 11-13 June, 2017)
  2. Lennart Tautz, Li Feng, Ricardo Otazo, Anja Hennemuth, Leon Axel “Analysis of cardiac interventricular septum motion in different respiratory states” (Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9788, 97880X, March 29, 2016)
  3. Li Feng, Daniel K Sodickson, Ricardo Otazo “Rapid Free-Breathing Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Using Motion-Resolved Compressed Sensing” (Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Brooklyn, NY, USA, April, 2015, pp. 889-892)
  4. Daniel K Sodickson, Li Feng, Florian Knoll, Martijn Cloos, Noam Ben-Eliezer, Leon Axel, Hersh Chandarana, Tobias Block, Ricardo Otazo “The rapid imaging renaissance: sparser samples, denser dimensions, and glimmerings of a grand unified tomography” (Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9417, 94170G, March 19, 2015)
  5. Yang Yu, Zhennan Yan, Li Feng, Dimitris Metaxas, Leon Axel “Calibrationless parallel dynamic MRI with joint temporal sparsity” (International MICCAI Workshop on Medical Computer Vision, Page 95-102, October 9, 2015)
  6. Parisa Amiri Eliasi, Li Feng, Ricardo Otazo, Sundeep Rangan “Fast Magnetic Resonance Parametric Imaging via Structured Low-Rank Matrix Reconstruction” (Proceedings of the 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov, 2014, pp. 423-428)
  7. Ricardo Otazo, Li Feng, Hersh Chandarana, Tobias Block, Leon Axel, Daniel K Sodickson. “Combination of Compressed Sensing and Parallel Imaging for Highly-Accelerated Dynamic MRI” (Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Barcelona, Spain, May, 2012, pp. 980-983)

Other Publications

  1. Block KT, Feng L, Grimm R, Chandarana H, Otazo R, Geppert C, Sodickson DK. “GRASP: Tackling the challenges of abdominopelvic DCE-MRI” Siemens Magnetom Flash 2014; (5): 16-22 (Invited paper)

Conference Abstracts

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Philanthropic Support

We gratefully acknowledge generous support for radiology research at NYU Langone Medical Center from:
• The Big George Foundation
• Raymond and Beverly Sackler
• Bernard and Irene Schwartz

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