Zhaoyang Fan

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Visiting Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering


  • Doctoral Degree, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Tsinghua University


Dr. Zhaoyang Fan is Associate Professor of Radiology and Director of Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging Research at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC). He holds a joint appointment at the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering. He is also a full member of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Before joining USC, he was Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Technical Director of 3-Tesla MR at the institution's Research Imaging Core, with affiliate faculty appointments at the Departments of Bioengineering and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Fan received his bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University and his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University.

Research Summary

Dr. Fan's career as an MR imaging scientist has been focused on the development and clinical translation of novel MR methods for fast and precise assessment of human diseases. His current research interests include diagnosis and characterization of cardio- and neuro-vascular diseases, quantitative cancer imaging, and imaging-guided radiation therapy. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 200 conference abstracts. He is currently the Principal Investigator of 3 NIH-funded projects. Dr. Fan actively serves as a reviewer for funding agencies, conferences, and journals.

  • Radiology
  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Health Sciences Campus 2250 Alcazar Street, Room 104

Contact Information
  • zhaoyang.fan@med.usc.edu


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