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Biomedical Engineering Faculty

Photo of Dr. FoxPeter T. Fox, M.D.
Director, Research Imaging Center

Educational Background: M.D., Georgetown University School Medicine, 1979

Areas of Research Interest: Human functional brain mapping using computerized imaging techniques including positron emission topography, anatomical magentic resonance imaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, event-related potentials, magentoencephalography, and transcranial magentic stimulation. Ongoing projects are three-fold: cognitive neurobiology, clinical neurobiology, and imaging methodology. Cognitive neurobiology projects use brainmapping techniques to study the physical and temporal organization of the neural systems supporting human behavior. Clinical neurobiology projects develop and apply brainmapping techniques for use in diagnostic imaging (e.g., pre-operative functional brain mapping). Imaging methodology projects focus on anatomical and functional normalization of image-data and automated image analyses for functional brain mapping.

Selected Publications:

Cykowski MD, Kochunov PV, Ingham RJ, Ingham JC, Mangin JF, Riviere D, Lancaster JL, Fox PT. Perisylvian Sulcal Morphology and Cerebral Asymmetry Patterns in Adults Who Stutter. Cereb Cortex. 2007 Jun 21; [Epub ahead of print]

Cody JD, Sebold C, Malik A, Heard P, Carter E, Crandall A, Soileau B, Semrud-Clikeman M, Cody CM, Hardies LJ, Li J, Lancaster J, Fox PT, Stratton RF, Perry B, Hale DE. Recurrent interstitial deletions of proximal 18q: a new syndrome involving expressive speech delay. Am J Med Genet A. 2007 Jun 1;143(11):1181-90.

Glahn DC, Lovallo WR, Fox PT. Reduced amygdala activation in young adults at high risk of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma family health patterns project. Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Jun 1;61(11):1306-9.

Kochunov P, Thompson PM, Coyle TR, Lancaster JL, Kochunov V, Royall D, Mangin JF, Riviere D, Fox PT. Relationship among neuroimaging indices of cerebral health during normal aging. Hum Brain Mapp. 2007 Feb 8; [Epub ahead of print]

Zhao X, Li G, Glahn DC, Fox PT, Gao JH. Derivative temporal clustering analysis: detecting prolonged neuronal activity. Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Feb;25(2):183-7.

Lancaster JL, Tordesillas-Gutierrez D, Martinez M, Salinas F, Evans A, Zilles K, Mazziotta JC, Fox PT. Bias between MNI and Talairach coordinates analyzed using the ICBM-152 brain template. Hum Brain Mapp. 2007 Jan 31; [Epub ahead of print]

Coyle TR, Kochunov P, Patel RD, Nery FG, Lancaster JL, Mangin JF, Riviere D, Pillow DR, Davis GJ, Nicoletti MA, Serap Monkul E, Fox PT, Soares JC. Cortical sulci and bipolar disorder. Neuroreport. 2006 Nov 6;17(16):1739-42.

Yee SH, Lee K, Jerabek PA, Fox PT. Quantitative measurement of oxygen metabolic rate in the rat brain using microPET imaging of briefly inhaled 15O-labelled oxygen gas. Nucl Med Commun. 2006 Jul;27(7):573-81.

Lee TM, Zhang JX, Chan CC, Yuen KS, Chu LW, Cheung RT, Chan YS, Fox PT, Gao JH. Age-related differences in response regulation as revealed by functional MRI. Brain Res. 2006 Mar 3;1076(1):171-6.

Lee TM, Liu HL, Chan CC, Ng YB, Fox PT, Gao JH. Neural correlates of feigned memory impairment. Neuroimage. 2005 Nov 1;28(2):305-13.

Kochunov P, Mangin JF, Coyle T, Lancaster J, Thompson P, Riviere D, Cointepas Y, Regis J, Schlosser A, Royall DR, Zilles K, Mazziotta J, Toga A, Fox PT. Age-related morphology trends of cortical sulci. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 Nov;26(3):210-20.

Fox PT, Narayana S, Tandon N, Fox SP, Sandoval H, Kochunov P, Capaday C, Lancaster JL. Intensity modulation of TMS-induced cortical excitation: primary motor cortex. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006 Jun;27(6):478-87.

Yee SH, Jerabek PA, Fox PT. Non-invasive quantification of cerebral blood flow for rats by microPET imaging of 15O labelled water: the application of a cardiac time-activity curve for the tracer arterial input function. Nucl Med Commun. 2005 Oct;26(10):903-11.

Hasnain MK, Fox PT, Woldorff MG. Hemispheric asymmetry of sulcus-function correspondence: quantization and developmental implications. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006 Apr;27(4):277-87.

Li G, Cheung RT, Gao JH, Lee TM, Tan LH, Fox PT, Jack CR Jr, Yang ES. Cognitive processing in Chinese literate and illiterate subjects: an fMRI study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006 Feb;27(2):144-52.

Andrews T, Lancaster JL, Dodd SJ, Contreras-Sesvold C, Fox PT. Testing the three-pool white matter model adapted for use with T2 relaxometry. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Aug;54(2):449-54.

Cody JD, Semrud-Clikeman M, Hardies LJ, Lancaster J, Ghidoni PD, Schaub RL, Thompson NM, Wells L, Cornell JE, Love TM, Fox PT, Leach RJ, Kaye CI, Hale DE. Growth hormone benefits children with 18q deletions. Am J Med Genet A. 2005 Aug 15;137(1):9-15.

Laird AR, Lancaster JL, Fox PT. BrainMap: the social evolution of a human brain mapping database. Neuroinformatics. 2005;3(1):65-78.

Fox PT, Laird AR, Lancaster JL. Coordinate-based voxel-wise meta-analysis: dividends of spatial normalization. Report of a virtual workshop. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):1-5. Review.

Laird AR, McMillan KM, Lancaster JL, Kochunov P, Turkeltaub PE, Pardo JV, Fox PT.
A comparison of label-based review and ALE meta-analysis in the Stroop task. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):6-21.

Tan LH, Laird AR, Li K, Fox PT. Neuroanatomical correlates of phonological processing of Chinese characters and alphabetic words: a meta-analysis. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):83-91.

Petacchi A, Laird AR, Fox PT, Bower JM. Cerebellum and auditory function: an ALE meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):118-28.

Brown S, Ingham RJ, Ingham JC, Laird AR, Fox PT. Stuttered and fluent speech production: an ALE meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):105-17.

Laird AR, Fox PM, Price CJ, Glahn DC, Uecker AM, Lancaster JL, Turkeltaub PE, Kochunov P, Fox PT. ALE meta-analysis: controlling the false discovery rate and performing statistical contrasts. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):155-64.

Fox PT, Laird AR, Fox SP, Fox PM, Uecker AM, Crank M, Koenig SF, Lancaster JL. BrainMap taxonomy of experimental design: description and evaluation. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):185-98.

Lancaster JL, Laird AR, Fox PM, Glahn DE, Fox PT. Automated analysis of meta-analysis networks. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 May;25(1):174-84.

Max JE, Manes FF, Robertson BA, Mathews K, Fox PT, Lancaster J. Prefrontal and executive attention network lesions and the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptomatology. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 May;44(5):443-50.

Max JE, Robin DA, Taylor HG, Yeates KO, Fox PT, Lancaster JL, Manes FF, Mathews K, Austermann S. Attention function after childhood stroke. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2004 Nov;10(7):976-86.

Egan GF, Johnson J, Farrell M, McAllen R, Zamarripa F, McKinley MJ, Lancaster J, Denton D, Fox PT. Cortical, thalamic, and hypothalamic responses to cooling and warming the skin in awake humans: a positron-emission tomography study. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Apr 5;102(14):5262-7.

Lancaster JL, Cody JD, Andrews T, Hardies LJ, Hale DE, Fox PT. Myelination in children with partial deletions of chromosome 18q. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Mar;26(3):447-54.

Max JE, Fox PT, Lancaster JL, Kochunov P, Mathews K, Manes FF, Robertson BAM, Arndt S, Robin DA, Lansing AE: Putamen Lesions and the Development of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Symptomatology, J. Am. Acad, Child Adolesc. Psychiatry, 41:5, 2002.

Nickerson LD, Martin CC, Lancaster JL, Gao J-H, Fox PT: A Tool for Comparison of PET and fMRI Methods: Calculation of the Uncertainty in the Location of a Maxima an Activation in a PET Image. NeuroImage, 14, 194-201, 2001.

Szabo A, Xiong J, Lancaster J, Fox P: Amygdalar and hippocampal volumetry in controls: Differences regarding handedness. AJNR, 22:1342-1345, 2001.

Bahadir O, Liu H-L, Chen L, Iyer MB, Fox PT, Gao J-H. Rate dependence of human visual cortical response due to brief stimulation: An event-related fMRI study. MRI, 19, 21-25, 2001.

Liu H-L, Kochunov P, Hou J, Pu Y, Mahankali S, Feng C-M, Yee S-H, Wan Y-L, Fox PT, Gao J-H. Perfusion-weighted imaging of interictal hypoperfusion in temporal lobe epilepsy using FAIR-HASTE: Comparison with H215O PET Measurements. MRM, 45, 431-435, 2001.

Tan LH, Feng CM, Fox PT, Gao JH. An fMRI study with written Chinese. NeuroReport, 12(1), 83-88, 2001.

Kochunov P, Lancaster J, Thompson P, Woods R, Mazziotta J, Hardies J, Fox P: Regional spatial normalization: Towards an optimal target. JCAT, 25(5):805-816, 2001.

Mazziotta, J, Toga, A, Evans, A, Fox, P, et al. A Four-Dimensional Probabilistic Atlas of the Human Brain. JAMIA 8, 401-430, 2001.

Contact Information:

Research Imaging Center, Room 2.416 MCD
University of Texas Health Science Center
Phone: 210-567-8150
Fax: 210-567-8103

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