Eugene Ozhinsky, PhD

Title(s)Specialist, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse Education and Training
    University of California, San FranciscoPh.D.2012 Graduate Division (Bioengineering)
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    UCSF2006Graduate Dean's Health Science Fellowship
    INDNJC Foundation2011Surbeck Scholar Award (1st place)
    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine2014Magna Cum Laude Merit Award
    13th Annual Imaging Research Symposium, UCSF2016Outstanding Poster Presentation Award

    Collapse Overview 
    Collapse Overview
    Eugene Ozhinsky, PhD is a specialist at the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco.

    His main research interests are in the areas of machine learning for musculoskeletal imaging and MR-guided focused ultrasound therapy. He is working in the laboratory of Dr. Sharmila Majumdar on development and implementation of machine learning techniques for automated image processing, analysis, and prescription of musculoskeletal X-ray, MRI, PET, and CT images.

    As a PI of an NIBIB Trailblazer R21 grant, Dr. Ozhinsky is leading the development of MR thermometry and ultrasound beamforming techniques for targeted hyperthermia treatments. In collaboration with Dr. Chris Diederich (dept. of Radiation Oncology) he is working on development of MR monitoring techniques for focused ultrasound treatment of pancreatic cancer.

    Dr. Ozhinsky has obtained his PhD in the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Graduate Program in Bioengineering. His dissertation work was on automated acquisition of brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy data.

    Collapse Research 
    Collapse Research Activities and Funding
    Development of Methods for Precise MR-guided Hyperthermia Delivery for Targeted Cancer Therapies
    NIH R21EB026018Feb 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Collapse ORNG Applications 
    Collapse Featured Publications
    Collapse Websites

    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse Publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Jordan CD, Throne BRH, Wadhwa A, Losey AD, Ozhinsky E, Kondapavulur S, Fratello V, Moore T, Stillson C, Yee C, Watkins RD, Scott GC, Martin A, Zhang X, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. Wireless Resonant Circuits Printed Using Aerosol Jet Deposition for MRI Catheter Tracking. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2019 Jun 21. PMID: 31247538.
      View in: PubMed
    2. Bucknor MD, Beroukhim G, Rieke V, Ozhinsky E, Lobach I. The impact of technical parameters on ablation volume during MR-guided focused ultrasound of desmoid tumors. Int J Hyperthermia. 2019; 36(1):473-476. PMID: 30922118.
      View in: PubMed
    3. Ozhinsky E, Salgaonkar VA, Diederich CJ, Rieke V. MR thermometry-guided ultrasound hyperthermia of user-defined regions using the ExAblate prostate ablation array. J Ther Ultrasound. 2018; 6:7. PMID: 30123506.
      View in: PubMed
    4. Bucknor MD, Ozhinsky E, Shah R, Krug R, Rieke V. Effect of Sonication Duration and Power on Ablation Depth During MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound of Bone. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 11; 46(5):1418-1422. PMID: 28225581.
      View in: PubMed
    5. Ozhinsky E, Han M, Bucknor M, Krug R, Rieke V. T2-based temperature monitoring in bone marrow for MR-guided focused ultrasound. J Ther Ultrasound. 2016; 4:26. PMID: 27882240.
      View in: PubMed
    6. Han M, Rieke V, Scott SJ, Ozhinsky E, Salgaonkar VA, Jones PD, Larson PE, Diederich CJ, Krug R. Quantifying temperature-dependent T1 changes in cortical bone using ultrashort echo-time MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Dec; 74(6):1548-55. PMID: 26390357; PMCID: PMC4715675 [Available on 12/01/16].
    7. Ozhinsky E, Kohi MP, Ghanouni P, Rieke V. T2-based temperature monitoring in abdominal fat during MR-guided focused ultrasound treatment of patients with uterine fibroids. J Ther Ultrasound. 2015; 3:15. PMID: 26366288; PMCID: PMC4567827.
    8. Li Y, Larson P, Chen AP, Lupo JM, Ozhinsky E, Kelley D, Chang SM, Nelson SJ. Short-echo three-dimensional H-1 MR spectroscopic imaging of patients with glioma at 7 Tesla for characterization of differences in metabolite levels. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 May; 41(5):1332-41. PMID: 24935758; PMCID: PMC4269580.
    9. Salgaonkar VA, Prakash P, Rieke V, Ozhinsky E, Plata J, Kurhanewicz J, Hsu IC, Diederich CJ. Model-based feasibility assessment and evaluation of prostate hyperthermia with a commercial MR-guided endorectal HIFU ablation array. Med Phys. 2014 Mar; 41(3):033301. PMID: 24593742; PMCID: PMC3987720.
    10. Nelson SJ, Ozhinsky E, Li Y, Park Iw, Crane J. Strategies for rapid in vivo 1H and hyperpolarized 13C MR spectroscopic imaging. J Magn Reson. 2013 Apr; 229:187-97. PMID: 23453759; PMCID: PMC3808990.
    11. Ozhinsky E, Vigneron DB, Chang SM, Nelson SJ. Automated prescription of oblique brain 3D magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Apr; 69(4):920-30. PMID: 22692829.
      View in: PubMed
    12. Goldenstein J, Schooler J, Crane JC, Ozhinsky E, Pialat JB, Carballido-Gamio J, Majumdar S. Prospective image registration for automated scan prescription of follow-up knee images in quantitative studies. Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Jun; 29(5):693-700. PMID: 21546186; PMCID: PMC3100398.
    13. Ozhinsky E, Vigneron DB, Nelson SJ. Improved spatial coverage for brain 3D PRESS MRSI by automatic placement of outer-volume suppression saturation bands. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Apr; 33(4):792-802. PMID: 21448942; PMCID: PMC3071575.
    14. Bauer JS, Krause SJ, Ross CJ, Krug R, Carballido-Gamio J, Ozhinsky E, Majumdar S, Link TM. Volumetric cartilage measurements of porcine knee at 1.5-T and 3.0-T MR imaging: evaluation of precision and accuracy. Radiology. 2006 Nov; 241(2):399-406. PMID: 17057067.
      View in: PubMed
    15. Lee KY, Dunn TC, Steinbach LS, Ozhinsky E, Ries MD, Majumdar S. Computer-aided quantification of focal cartilage lesions of osteoarthritic knee using MRI. Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Oct; 22(8):1105-15. PMID: 15527997.
      View in: PubMed
    16. Pothuaud L, Van Rietbergen B, Charlot C, Ozhinsky E, Majumdar S. A new computational efficient approach for trabecular bone analysis using beam models generated with skeletonized graph technique. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2004 Aug; 7(4):205-13. PMID: 15512764.
      View in: PubMed
    17. Patel VV, Hall K, Ries M, Lotz J, Ozhinsky E, Lindsey C, Lu Y, Majumdar S. A three-dimensional MRI analysis of knee kinematics. J Orthop Res. 2004 Mar; 22(2):283-92. PMID: 15013086.
      View in: PubMed
    18. Patel VV, Hall K, Ries M, Lindsey C, Ozhinsky E, Lu Y, Majumdar S. Magnetic resonance imaging of patellofemoral kinematics with weight-bearing. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Dec; 85-A(12):2419-24. PMID: 14668513.
      View in: PubMed