Cyrus A. Raji, MD PhD

Asst Prof of Radiology

Dr. Cyrus Raji joined the Neuroradiology Faculty and the Neuoimaging Laboratories  faculty as an Assistant Professor at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in July of 2018. He completed his two-year neuroradiology fellowship at UCSF in San Francisco, California where he conducted TBI research and MR imaging of connectomes with Dr. Pratik Mukherjee. His MD/PhD training at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA and his research focused on the intersection between lifestyle factors and MR imaging biomarkers of brain health including brain structure and perfusion, a research interest he continues to actively engage in. During his time in Pittsburgh, he also was part of the amyloid imaging group at the University of Pittsburgh led by Dr. William Klunk and Dr. Chester Mathis. Dr. Raji also completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, where he was award the 2016 Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Research Award for outstanding contributions in Radiologic Research. He was also a recipient of the 2017 American Society of Neuroradiology Boeger Award Grant for Alzheimer’s Imaging research. 


Fish as Brain Food – Well – The New York Times

Walk, Jog or Dance: It’s All Good for the Aging Brain – The New York Times –

MRI scans shows promise in predicting dementia