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Ostenson J, Smith DS, Does MD, Damon BM. (2020). Slice-selective extended phase graphs in gradient-crushed, transient-state free precession sequences. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, in press.

Killian M, Buchowski MS, Donnelly T, Burnette WB, Markham LW, Slaughter JC, Xu M, Crum K, Damon BM, Soslow JH. (2020). Beyond ambulation: Measuring physical activity in youth with Duchenne muscular dystrophyNeuromuscular Disorders, 30:277-282.

Coolbaugh CL, Damon BM*, Bush EC, Welch EB, Towse TF. (2019). Cold exposure induces dynamic, heterogeneous alterations in human brown adipose tissue lipid contentScientific Reports.  9:13600, DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-49936-x. *Corresponding author.

Ostenson J, Damon BM*, Welch EB*. (2019). MR fingerprinting with simultaneous T1, T2, and fat signal fraction estimation with integrated B0 correction reduces bias in water T1 and T2Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  60:7-19. *Co-senior authors.

Strijkers GJ, Araujo ECA, Azzabou N, Bendahan D, Blamire A, Burakiewicz J, Carlier PG, Damon B, Deligianni X, Froeling M, Heerschap A, Hollingsworth KG, Hooijmans MT, Karampinos D, Loudos G, Madelin G, Marty B, Nagel AM, Nederveen AJ, Nelissen JL, Santini F, Scheidegger O, Schick F, Sinclair C, Sinkus R, de Sousa PL, Saub V, Watrlter G, Kan HE. (2019). Exploration of new contrasts, targets, and MR imaging and spectroscopy techniques for neuromuscular disease – A workshop report of working group 3 of the Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences COST Action BM1304 MYO-MRI. Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases. 6:1-30.

Bush EC, Gifford A, Coolbaugh CL, Towse TF, Damon BM*, Welch EB. (2018). Fat-water phantoms for magnetic resonance imaging validation: Flexible, scalable protocol.  Journal of Visualized Experiments. September 7, 2018: doi:10.3791/57704. *Corresponding author.

Coolbaugh CL, Bush EC, Galenti ES, Welch EB, Towse TF. (2018). An individualized, perception-based protocol to investigate human physiological responses to cooling. Frontiers in Physiology. 9:195. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00195.

Damon BM, Froeling M, Buck AKW, Oudeman J, Ding Z, Nederveen A, Bush EC, Strijkers GJ. (2017). Skeletal muscle DT-MRI fiber tracking: Rationale, data acquisition and analysis methods, applications, and future directions. NMR in Biomedicine. 30:e3563, doi: 10.1002/nbm.3563.

Ostenson J, Robison RK, Zwart NR, Welch EB. (2017). Multi-frequency interpolation in spiral magnetic resonance fingerprinting for correction of off-resonance blurring. Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  41:63-72. doi:

Soslow JH, Markham LW, Burnette WB, Galindo CL, Feoktistov I, Raucci FJ, Damon BM, Sawyer DB, Ryzhov S. (2017). Increased number of circulating CD8/CD26 T cells in the blood of Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients is associated with augmented binding of adenosine deaminase and higher muscular strength scores. Frontiers in Pharmacology. DOI:

Soslow JH, Damon SM, Crum K, Arai A, Lawson M, Slaughter JC, Xu M, Sawyer DB, Parra DA, Damon BM, Markham LW. (2016). Increased myocardial native T1 and extracellular volume in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 18:5, DOI 10.1186/s12968-016-0224-7.

Towse TF, Childs BT, Sabin SA, Bush EC, Elder CP, Damon BM. (2016). Comparison of muscle BOLD responses to arterial occlusion at 3T and 7T. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 75: 1333-1340.

Coolbaugh CL, Bush EC, Caskey CF Damon BM, Towse TF. (2016). FloWave.US: an open source, validated, and platform independent software for ultrasound blood flow analysis. Journal of Applied Physiology. 121:849-857.

Noehren B, Andersen A, Hardy P, Johnson D, Ireland M, Thompson K, Damon B. (2016). Cellular and morphological alterations in the vastus lateralis muscle as the result of ACL injury and reconstruction. Journal of Bone Joint Surgery. 98:1541-1547.

Towse TF, Elder CP, Bush EC, Klockenkemper S, Bullock JT, Dortch RD, Damon BM. (2016). Post-contractile BOLD contrast in skeletal muscle at 7 Tesla reveals inter-individual heterogeneity in the physiological responses to muscle contraction. NMR in Biomedicine. 29:1720-1728.

Damon BM, Li K, Dortch RD, Welch EB, Park JH, Buck AKW, Towse T, Does MD, Gochberg DF, Bryant N. (2016). Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of skeletal muscle disease.  Journal of Visualized Experiments. 118:e52352, doi:10.3791/52352.

Li K, Dortch RD, Kroop SF, Huston JW, Gochberg DF, Park JH*, Damon BM*. (2016). A rapid approach for quantitative magnetization transfer imaging in thigh muscles using the pulsed saturation method. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 33:709-17. *Co-senior authors.

Noehren B, Andersen A, Feiweier T, Damon BM, Hardy P. (2015). Comparison of twice refocused spin echo versus stimulated echo diffusion tensor imaging for tracking muscle fibers. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 41:624-632.

Buck AKW, Ding Z, Elder CP, Towse TF, Damon BM. (2015). Anisotropic smoothing improves DT-MRI-based muscle fiber tractography. PLoS One. 10:e0126953.

Miller C, Cao J, Cherrington AD, Chekmenev E, Damon BM, Gore, JC. (2015). Non-invasive measurements of glycogen in perfused mouse livers using Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) NMR and comparison to 13C NMR spectroscopy. (2015). Analytical Chemistry. 87:5824-5830.

Buck AKW*, Elder CP*, Donahue MJ, Damon BM. (2015). Matching of post-contraction perfusion to oxygen consumption across submaximal contraction intensities in exercising humans. Journal of Applied Physiology. 119:280-289. *Co-first authors.

Hooijmans M, Damon BM, Froeling M, Versluis MJ, Burakiewicz J, Verschuuren JJGM, Webb AG, Niks EH, Kan HE. (2015). Evaluation of skeletal muscle DTI in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. NMR in Biomedicine. 28: 1589-1597.

Damon BM, Li K, Bryant N. (2014). Magnetic resonance imaging of skeletal muscle disease. In: Masdeu JC and González RG (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Neuroimaging, Volume II.  Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Inc., p. 827-842.

Bryant ND, Li K, Does MD, Barnes S, Gochberg DF, Yankeelov TE, Park JH*, Damon BM*. (2014). Multi-parametric MRI characterization of inflammation in murine skeletal muscle. NMR in Biomedicine. 27: 716-725. *Co-senior authors.

Li K, Dortch RD, Welch EB, Bryant ND, Buck AKW, Towse TF, Gochberg DF, Does MD, Damon BM*, Park JH*. (2014). Multi-parametric MRI characterization of human thigh muscles at 3.0T – relaxation, magnetization transfer, fat/water, and diffusion tensor imaging. NMR in Biomedicine. 27: 1070-1084. *Co-senior authors.

Soslow JH, Damon BM, Saville BR, Luc Z, Burnette WB, Lawson MA, Parra DA, Sawyer DB, Markham LH. (2014). Evaluation of post-contrast myocardial T1 in Duchenne muscular dystrophy using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.  Pediatric Cardiology. 36:49-56.

Skinner JT, Robison RK, Elder CP, Newton AT, Damon BM, Quarles CC. (2014). Evaluation of a multiple spin- and gradient-echo (SAGE) EPI acquisition with SENSE acceleration: Applications for perfusion imaging in and outside the brain. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 32: 1171-1180.

Damon BM, Towse T, Buck AKW, Li K, Bryant N, Ding Z, Park JH. (2013). Quantitative structural and functional MRI of skeletal muscle.  In: Muftuler T (Ed.) Quantitative Morphology and Physiology of the Human Body using MRI.  London: Taylor and Francis Press, p. 209-234.

Williams SE, Heemskerk AM, Welch EB, Damon BM*, Park JH*. (2013). The quantitative effects of inclusion of fat on muscle diffusion tensor MRI measurements.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 38:1292–1297. *Co-senior authors.

Hartley K, Damon BM, Patterson GT, Long JH, Holt GE. (2012). MRI for the orthopaedic surgeon: A review and update of imaging techniques.  Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 20:775-787.

Damon BM, Heemskerk AM, Ding Z. (2012).  Polynomial fitting of DT-MRI fiber tracts allows accurate estimation of muscle architectural parameters.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 30:589-600. [PMCID: PMC3348398].

Damon BM, Buck AKW, Ding Z. (2011). Diffusion-tensor MRI based skeletal muscle fiber tracking.  Imaging in Medicine, 3: 675-687.

Elder CP, Cook RN, Wilkens KL, Chance MA, Sanchez OA, Damon BM.  (2011). A method for detecting the temporal sequence of muscle activation during cycling using MRI.  Journal of Applied Physiology 110:826-833.

Englund EK, Elder CP, Xu Q, Ding Z, Damon BM.  (2011). Combined diffusion and strain tensor MRI reveals a heterogeneous, planar pattern of strain development during isometric muscle contraction.  American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology. 300:R1079-R1090.

Damon BM, Elder CP. (2011).  Arterial spin labeling.  In: Yankeelov TE, Pickens III DR, Price RR (Eds.) Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cancer.  London: Taylor and Francis Press, p. 67-81.

Sanchez OA, Copenhaver EA, Chance MA, Fowler MJ, Towse TF, Kent-Braun JA, Damon BM.  (2011). Post-maximal contraction blood volume responses are blunted in obese and type 2 diabetic subjects in muscle- and contraction intensity-specific manners.  American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 301:H418-H427.

Heemskerk AM, Sinha TK, Wilson KJ, Ding Z, Damon BM. (2010). Repeatability of DTI-based muscle fiber tracking.  NMR in Biomedicine, 23:294-303.

Sanchez OA, Copenhaver EA, Elder CP, Damon BM.  (2010). Absence of a significant extravascular contribution to the skeletal muscle BOLD effect at 3T.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 64:527-535.

Elder CP, Cook RN, Chance MA, Copenhaver EA, Damon BM.  (2010). Image-based calculation of perfusion and oxyhemoglobin saturation in skeletal muscle during submaximal isometric contractions.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 64:852-861.

Heemskerk AM, Sinha TK, Wilson KJ, Ding Z, Damon BM. (2009). Quantitative assessment of DTI-based muscle fiber tracking and optimal tracking parameters.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 61:467-472.

Louie EA, Gochberg DF, Does MD, Damon BM. (2009). Transverse relaxation and magnetization transfer in skeletal muscle: Effect of pH.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 61:560-569.

Kan JH, Heemskerk AM, Ding Z, Gregory A, Mencio G, Spindler K, Damon BM.  (2009). DTI-based muscle fiber tracking of the quadriceps mechanism in lateral patellar dislocation.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 29:663-670.

Sanchez OA, Louie EA, Copenhaver EA, Damon BM.  (2009). Repeatability of a dual gradient-recalled echo method for monitoring post-isometric contraction blood volume and oxygenation changes.  NMR in Biomedicine, 22:753-761.

Lee DJ, Mencio GA, Hernanz-Schulman M, Nealy BJ, Damon BM, Kan JH. (2009). Buckle fractures in children: Is urgent treatment necessary? Journal of Family Practice, 58:E1-E6.

Yankeelov T, Avison MJ, Damon BM, Manning HC, Peterson T, Gore JC.  (2009). Frontiers of biomedical imaging science 2009: Workshop report and research opportunities. Cancer Research, 69:7902-7904.

Kan JH, Hernanz-Shulman M, Damon BM, Yu C, Connolly SA.  (2008). MRI features of three paediatric intra-articular synovial lesions: a comparative study.  Clinical Radiology, 63:805-812.

Damon BM, Wadington MC, Lansdown DA, Hornberger JL.  (2008). Spatial heterogeneity in the muscle functional MRI signal intensity time course: Effect of exercise intensity.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 26:1114-1121. [PMCID: PMC2614829].

Damon BM.  (2008). Effects of image noise in muscle DT-MRI assessed using numerical simulations.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 60, 934-944. [PMCID: PMC2570042].

Maguire MA, Weaver TW, Damon BM.  (2007). Delayed blood reoxygenation following maximum voluntary contraction.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39:257-267.

Damon BM, Hornberger JL Wadington MC, Lansdown DA, Kent-Braun JA.  (2007). Dual gradient-echo MRI of post-contraction changes in skeletal muscle blood volume and oxygenation.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 57:670-679. [PMCID: PMC4437703].

Damon BM, Wadington MC, Hornberger JL, Lansdown DA.  (2007). Absolute and relative contributions of BOLD effects to the muscle functional MRI signal intensity time course: Effect of exercise intensity.  Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 58:335-345.

Lansdown DA, Ding Z, Wadington MC, Hornberger JL, Damon BM. (2007). Quantitative diffusion tensor MRI-based fiber tracking of human skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 103:673-681 [replaces doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00610.2006].

Heemskerk AM, Damon BM.  (2007). Diffusion tensor MRI assessment of skeletal muscle architecture.  Current Medical Imaging Reviews, 3:152-160.

Damon BM, Louie EA, Sanchez OA. (2007). Physiological basis of muscle functional MRI. Journal of Gravitational Physiology, 14:P85-P88.

Gore JC, Damon BM.  Contrast mechanisms in MRI. (2005). In: Jagannathan NR (Ed.) Biomedical Magnetic Resonance: Proceedings of the International Workshop.  New Delhi: Jaypee Bros, 42-52.

Damon BM, Gore JC.  (2005). Physiological basis of muscle functional MRI: Predictions of a computer model.  Journal of Applied Physiology, 98:264-273.

Damon BM, Gore JC. Biophysical basis of magnetic resonance imaging of small animals. (2004). In: Cohn PM (Ed.) Methods in Enzymology (Imaging in Biological Research Part A), 385:19-40.

Wigmore DM, Damon BM, Pober DM, Kent-Braun JA. (2004). MRI measures of perfusion-related changes in human skeletal muscle during progressive contractions. Journal of Applied Physiology, 97:2385-2394.

Damon BM, Hsu AC, Stark HJ, Dawson MJ.  (2003). The carnosine C-2 proton’s chemical shift reports intracellular pH in oxidative and glycolytic muscle fibers. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 49:233-240.

Damon BM, Bartholomew DM, Ding Z, Gore JC, Kent-Braun JA. (2003). Cluster analysis of muscle functional MRI data. Journal of Applied Physiology, 95:1287-1296.

Price TB, Kamen G, Damon BM, Knight CA, Applegate B, Gore JC, Eward K, Signorile JF. (2003). Comparison of MRI and EMG to study muscle activation by dynamic plantar flexion. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 21:853-861.

Damon BM, Gregory CD, Hall KL, Stark HJ, Gulani V, Dawson MJ.  (2002). Intracellular acidification and volume increases explain 1H R2 decreases during exercise. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 47:14-23.

Damon BM, Ding Z, Anderson AW, Freyer AS, Gore JC.  (2002). Validation of diffusion tensor MRI-based muscle fiber tracking. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 48:97-104.

Ivy JL, Goforth HW, Damon BM, McCauley TR, Parsons EC, Price TB.  (2002). Early post-exercise muscle glycogen recovery is enhanced with a carbohydrate-protein supplement. Journal of Applied Physiology, 93:1337-1344.

Bruce BC, Carragher BO, Damon BM, Dawson MJ, Eurell JA, Gregory CD, Lauterbur PC,  Marjanovic MM, Mason-Fossum B, Morris HD, Potter CS, Thakkar U. (1997). Chickscope: An interactive MRI classroom curriculum innovation for K-12. Computers and Education, 29:73-87.