Uran Ferizi

Uran Ferizi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Biomedical Imaging, Radiology, NYU School of Medicine
4th Floor 660 First Avenue New York, NY 10016
Educational Details: 
  • Oct 2011 – Nov 2014, University College London PhD, Dept. Computer Science and Institute of Neurology
  • Sep 2009 – Sep 2011, University College London / Imperial College London, MRes, Engineering Masters
  • Oct 2003 – Jun 2007, University of Oxford, MMath, Undergraduate Pure and Applied Mathematics
Selected Publications: 
  • Ferizi U, Honig S, Chang G. Artificial Intelligence, Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures. Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 2019 Jul.
  • Johnston EW, Bonet-Carne E, Ferizi U, ..., Alexander D, Panagiotaki E, Punwani S. VERDICT MRI for Prostate Cancer: Intracellular Volume Fraction versus Apparent Diffusion Coefficient. Radiology. 2019 Apr 2
  • Duarte A, Ruiz A, Ferizi U, Bencardino J, Abramson SB, Samuels J,Krasnokutsky-Samuels S, Raya JG. Diffusion tensor imaging of articular cartilage using a navigated radial imaging spin-echo diffusion (RAISED) sequence. Eur Radiol. 2019 May; Epub 2018 Oct 31.
  • Ferizi U, Besser H, Hysi P, Jacobs J, Rajapakse CS, Chen C, Saha PK, Honig S, Chang G. Artificial Intelligence Applied to Osteoporosis: A Performance Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms in Predicting Fragility Fractures from MRI Data. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Apr; Epub 2018 Sep 25.
  • Ferizi U, Scherrer B, Schneider T, ... Wheeler-Kingshott C, Warfield SK, Witzel T, Wald LL, Raya JG, Alexander DC. Diffusion MRI microstructure models with in vivo human brain Connectome data: results from a multi-group comparison. NMR Biomed. 2017 Sep; Epub 2017 Jun 23. 
  • Ferizi U, Ruiz A, Rossi I, Bencardino J, Raya JG. A robust diffusion tensor model for clinical applications of MRI to cartilage. Magn Reson Med. 2018 Feb; Epub 2017 May 28.
  • Ferizi U, Rossi I, Lee Y, Lendhey M, Teplensky J, Kennedy OD, Kirsch T, Bencardino J, Raya JG. Diffusion tensor imaging of articular cartilage at 3T correlates with histology and biomechanics in a mechanical injury model. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jul; Epub 2016 Jul 25.
  • Ferizi U, Schneider T, Witzel T, Wald LL, Zhang H, Wheeler-Kingshott CA, Alexander DC. White matter compartment models for in vivo diffusion MRI at 300mT/m. Neuroimage. 2015 Sep; Epub 2015 Jun 16.
  • Ferizi U, Schneider T, Tariq M, Wheeler-Kingshott CA, Zhang H, Alexander DC. The importance of being dispersed: A ranking of diffusion MRI models for fibre dispersion using in vivo human brain data. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv (MICCAI). 2013;16(Pt 1):74-81.
  • Ferizi U, Schneider T, Panagiotaki E, Nedjati-Gilani G, Zhang H, Wheeler-Kingshott CA, Alexander DC. A ranking of diffusion MRI compartment models with in vivo human brain data. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Dec; Epub 2013 Dec 17.
Additional Information: 

Publications: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=uran+ferizi

Work experience:

  • Jan 2017–presentNew York University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology: Applying artificial intelligence tools (machine learning) to osteoporosis data, creating models that identify better the risk of osteoporotic bone fracture.
  • Oct 2016–Jan 2017University College London, UK Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Faculty of Medicine: Modeling of early brain and prostate tumor identification through diffusion MRI.
  • Dec 2014–Sept 2016, New York University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Biomedical Imaging: DTI of articular cartilage, mathematical models for brain imaging.
  • Aug 2007–Nov 2008, JP Morgan (Bear Stearns) Financial Analyst: Modelling and updating Asset Backed Securities, providing traders and clients with cash flows, bonds setup and trade booking.
  • Sept 2002–Sept 2003, Halcrow Engineering Consultancy Economics Analyst: Mining data for appraisal reports assessing the feasibility of the building of London Heathrow's Terminal 5 and expansion of Singapore Airport.




Philanthropic Support

We gratefully acknowledge generous support for radiology research at NYU Langone Health from:
• The Big George Foundation
• Bernard and Irene Schwartz

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