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Donald B. Twieg, Ph.D.

Engineering University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
MRI, Biomedical, neuroimaging, algorithms, oculomotor function, stroke recovery, visual processing,
"Donald Twieg"

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Medicine
Scientist, Center for NMR Research and Development
Scientist, Vision Science Research Center
Biomedical Implant Center
Center for Telecommunication Education and Development


Ph.D., Southern Methodist University


Dr. Twieg has served on the Biomedical Engineering faculty since December 1990, and has worked as a Radiology faculty member at University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas and as a Staff Scientist for Philips Medical Systems in the UC San Francisco/ VA Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Laboratory. He has published over 90 technical articles and abstracts.

Research Interest

Dr. Twieg's research interests include development of novel MRI acquisition techniques and image reconstruction algorithms, functional brain MRI techniques, and application of high-field functional MRI to studies of visual processing, oculomotor function, stroke recovery, and other aspects of brain function.

Current Research

A fundamentally improved MRI methodology applied to fMRI, NIH, D. Twieg, PI

Xe SPECT and fMRI of Reorganization Post Stroke, NIH, G. Deutsch, P.I.
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Mean distance: 19.11 (cluster 26)


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Louis R. Nardizzi grad student 1973-1977 SMU


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Rotem L. Elgavish grad student 2001 UAB
Todd B. Harshbarger grad student 2002 UAB
Gregory H. Turner grad student 2004 UAB
Narasimha S. Akella grad student 2005 UAB
Jin Zuo grad student 2006 UAB
Ningzhi Li grad student 2010 UAB
Rajiv G. Menon grad student 2010 UAB
Sharlene Newman grad student 1990-2014 UAB
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Menon RG, Walsh EG, Twieg DB, et al. (2014) Snapshot MR technique to measure OEF using rapid frequency mapping. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism : Official Journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 34: 1111-6
Weller RE, Stoeckel LE, Milby JB, et al. (2011) Smaller regional gray matter volume in homeless african american cocaine-dependent men: a preliminary report. The Open Neuroimaging Journal. 5: 57-64
Deng W, Reeves S, Twieg DB. (2011) Optimal echo-time selection for MRSI acquisition Proceedings - International Symposium On Biomedical Imaging. 1680-1683
Li N, Bolding M, Twieg DB. (2010) Spin-echo SS-PARSE: a PARSE MRI method to estimate frequency, R(2) and R(2)(') in a single shot. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 28: 1270-82
Twieg DB, Reeves SJ. (2010) Basic properties of SS-PARSE parameter estimates. Ieee Transactions On Medical Imaging. 29: 1156-72
Deng W, Reeves S, Twieg DB. (2010) Fast magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging using echo-time optimization Ieee Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 2116-2118
Stoeckel LE, Weller RE, Cook EW, et al. (2008) Widespread reward-system activation in obese women in response to pictures of high-calorie foods. Neuroimage. 41: 636-47
Tang W, Reeves SJ, Twieg DB. (2008) A new approach for joint estimation of local magnitude, decay and frequency from single-shot MRI Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 6814
Twieg DB, Reeves SJ. (2008) Estimating MR relaxation in a single shot: Considerations for estimation accuracy Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of Spie. 6916
Zuo J, Bolding M, Twieg DB. (2007) Validation of V-SS-PARSE for single-shot flow measurement. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 25: 335-40
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