Charles McKenzie

Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health Dr. Charles McKenzie
Associate Scientist
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Affiliations

Associate Scientist, Division of Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health, Children's Health Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Associate Scientist, Robarts Research Institute & Lawson Health Research Institute

Research

Primary Research

Parallel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PMRI): development of coil arrays, pulse sequences and image reconstructions; Spectroscopic imaging with IDEAL; Abdominal imaging, particularly liver, with combined PMRI and IDEAL

Awards & Grants

Grants

Funding in support of CIHR Team in Image Guidance for Prostate Cancer - Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Funding in support of "Quantification of Fetal Fat Distribution in Obese Pregnancies: Pilot Data" - Awarded by Western University

Funding in support of "Quantification of Fetal Fat Distribution in Obese Pregnancies" - Awarded by Children's Health Research Institute (CHRI)

Funding in support of "3D ultrasound-guided trans-perineal focal prostate therapy platform" - Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Funding in support of "Functional and Metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Lung Inflammation" - Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Funding in support of "Early Detection and Diagnosis: MRI Project-Hyperpolarized Probe Development" - Awarded by Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

Funding in support of "32 Receiver Channel Upgrade for Parallel Magnetic Resonance Research" - Awarded by Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Funding in support of "Development and Application of Highly Parallel Magnetic Resonance Imaging" - Awarded by Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

Funding in support of "Making a Better Brain" - Awarded by Ontario Research Fund (ORF)

Funding in support of "3D Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy" - Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Funding in support of "Development and Application of Highly Parallel Abdominal Magnetic Resonance Imaging" - Awarded by National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Funding in support of "Ontario Pre-Clinical Imaging Consortium (OPIC) - Awarded by Ontario Research Fund (ORF)

Funding in support of "Functional and Metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Lung Inflammation" - Awarded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

Awards

2012
Tier II Canada Research Chair in Translational Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Renewal)

2007
Tier II Canada Research Chair in Parallel Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Ontario Early Researcher Award

Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, Lautebur Award for Outstanding Scientific Paper on Cross Sectional Imaging

Recent Publications

Publications

Intra-Thoracic Fat Volume is Associated with Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Jolly US, Soliman AS, McKenzie CA, Peters T, Stirrat J, Brymer M, Joy T, Drangova M, White JA
J Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 2013

MAX-IDEAL: A Max-Flow Based Approach for IDEAL Water/Fat Separation
Soliman AS, Yuan J, White JA, Peters TM, McKenzie CA
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2013

R2*-corrected Fat-Water Imaging using Compressed Sensing and Parallel Imaging
Wiens CN, McCurdy C, Willig-Onwuachi JD, McKenzie CA
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2013

Flip Angle Mapping with the Accelerated 3D Look-Locker sequence
Wade T, McKenzie CA, Rutt BK
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2013

In vivo Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Glucose - Initial Experience, Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging - Initial Experience
Allouche-Arnon H, Wade T, Friesen-Waldner L, Miller VN, Gomori JM, Katz-Brull R, McKenzie CA
Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging. 2013; 8:72-82

A convex relaxation approach to fat/water separation with minimum label description
Soliman AS, Yuan J, White JA, Peters TM, McKenzie CA
Med Image Comput Assist Interv. 2012; 15(Pt 2):519-26

Sex Differences in Quadriceps Strength in OA
Berger MJ, McKenzie CA, Chess DG, Goela A, and Doherty TJ
International J Sports Medicine. 2012; 33:926-933, PMID: 22706942 2-4

Quadriceps Neuromuscular Function And Self-Reported Functional Ability In Knee Osteoarthritis
Berger MJ, McKenzie CA, Chess DG, Goela A, and Doherty TJ
J Applied Physiology. 2012; 113:255-262, PMID: 226048832-4

Prostate: registration of digital histopathologic images to in vivo MR images acquired by using endorectal receive coil
Ward A, Crukley C, McKenzie CA, Montreuil J, Gibson E, Romagnoli C, Gomez JA, Moussa M, Bauman G, Fenster A
Radiology. 2012; 263:856-864

Water-Silicone Separated Volumetric MR Acquisition for Rapid Assessment of Breast Implants
Madhuranthakam A, Smith MP, Yu H, Shimakawa A, Reeder SB, Rofsky NM, McKenzie CA, Brittain JH
J Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2012

Robust multipoint water-fat separation using fat likelihood analysis
Yu H, Reeder SB, Shimakawa A, McKenzie CA, Brittain JH
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2012; 67:1065-1076

A simple noniterative principal component technique for rapid noise reduction in parallel MR images
Pater AS, Duan Q, Robson PM, McKenzie CA, Sodickson DK
NMR in Biomedicine. 2012; 25:84-92

Computationally Rapid Method of Estimating SNR for Phased Array Image Reconstructions
Wiens CN, Kisch SJ, Willig-Onwuachi JD, McKenzie CA
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2011; 66:1192-1197

Evaluation of Adipose Tissue Volume Quantification with IDEAL Fat-Water Separation
Alabousi A, Al-Attar S, Joy TR, Hegele RA, McKenzie CA
J Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2011; 34:474-479

Combination of Complex-based and Magnitude-based Multi-echo Water-Fat Separation for Accurate Quantification of Fat-Fraction
Yu H, Shimakawa A, Hines CD, McKenzie CA, Hamilton G, Sirlin CB, Brittain JH, Reeder SB
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2011; 66:199-206

T1 Independent, T2* Corrected Chemical Shift Based Fat-Water Separation with Multi-Peak Fat Spectral Modeling is an Accurate and Precise Measure of Hepatic Steatosis
Hines CD, Frydrychowicz A, Hamilton G, Tudorascu D, Vigen KV, Brittain JH, Yu H, McKenzie CA, Sirlin C, Reeder, SB
J Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2011; 33:873-81

Quantification of Hepatic Steatosis using T1 independent, T2* corrected MRI with Spectral Modeling of Fat: A Blinded Comparison with MR Spectroscopy
Meisamy S, Hines CD, Hamilton G, Sirlin C, McKenzie CA, Yu H, Brittain  JH, Reeder SB
Radiology. 2011; 258:767-75

Additional publications

Contact

Contact

Phone: (519) 661-2111, x85686
Email: cmcken [at] uwo [dot] ca
Website: http://www.eng.uwo.ca/research/biomed/Faculty/McKenzie,C.html

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