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Weizhao Zhao

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Weizhao Zhao

Professor | College of Engineering | Biomedical Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-6763


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Research Interests

Medical image processing, Radioisotope labeled imaging, Medical imaging simulation, Image-guided intervention

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. (1991)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, M.S. in Electrical Engineering. (1987)
    • Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, China, B.S. in Chemical Engineering. (1982)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Professor. Biomedical Engineering (2014 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Associate Professor. Biomedical Engineering (2003 - 2014)
    • Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Visiting Scientist. (2010)
    • University of Miami, Research Associate Professor. (2001 - 2003)
    • University of Miami, Research Assistant Professor. Biomedical Engineering (1998 - 2001)
    • University of Miami, Research Assistant Professor. (1994 - 2001)
    • University of Miami, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Neurology (1991 - 1994)
    • University of Miami, Research Assistant. Electrical and Computer Engineering (1986 - 1991)
    • University of Miami, Professor Assistant. Automation (1982 - 1985)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Fang, J., Wu, X., Yang, Y., Zhao, W. (2016).A new imaging/therapy platform by using external radionuclide (192Ir): Part 1: Monte Carlo FBCT and CBCT simulation for breast imaging. J Radiat Oncol. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13566-016-0252-9
    • Fang, J., Wu, X., Yang, Y., Shang, C., Cole, J., Zhao, W. (2016).A new imaging/therapy platform by using external radionuclide (192Ir): part 2: data acquisition and analysis for breast imaging. J Radiat Oncol. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13566-016-0265-4
    • Zhou, Y., Teomete, U., Dandin, O., Dandinoglu, T., Bagci, U., Zhao, W. (2016).Computer-Aided Detection (CADx) for Plastic Deformation Fractures in Pediatric Forearm. Computers in Biology and Medicine.
    • Zhao, W., Gibb, R. K. (2016).Prognostic impact of clinical tumor size on overall survival for subclassifying stages I and II vaginal cancer: A SEER analysis.. Gynecologic oncology, 141, 255-9. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.03.009
    • Usubalieva, A., Pierson, C. R., Kavran, C. A., Huntoon, K., Mayer, T. G., Zhao, W., Rock, J., Ammirati, M., Puduvalli, V. K., Lehman, N. L. (2015).Primary Meningeal Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma With Anaplastic Features: A Report of 2 Cases, One With BRAF(V600E) Mutation and Clinical Response to the BRAF Inhibitor Dabrafenib.. Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, 74, 960-9. http://doi.org/10.1097/NEN.0000000000000240
    • Chen, H., Wu, X., Hatoum, G. F., Gonzalez, A., Garcia, R., Zhao, W. (2014).A Mechanical Eyeball Phantom for Uveal Melanoma Radiosurgery by Cyberknife. J Radiat Oncol, DOI: 10.1007/s13566-014-0165-4.
    • Lin, B., Garza, P. S., Zhao, W., Rangel, E. B., McNiece, I., Perez-Pinzon, M., (2014).Efficacy and dose-dependent safety of intra-arterial delivery of mesenchymal stem cells in a rodent stroke model.. PloS one, 9, e93735. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093735
    • Chen, H., Wu, X., Hatoum, G. H., Zhao, W. (2014).A Novel 2D/3D Transformation for Radiosurgery of Ocular Tumors: Computer Simulation and Phantom Validation. J of Radiation Oncology, DOI 10.1007/s13566-013-0139-y.
    • DeFazio, R. A., Zhao, W., Deng, X., Obenaus, A., Ginsberg, M. D. (2012).Albumin therapy enhances collateral perfusion after laser-induced middle cerebral artery branch occlusion: a laser speckle contrast flow study. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 32, 2012-2022.
    • Shen, Q., Zhao, W., Loewenstein, D., Potter, E., Appel, J., Greig, M. T., Raj, A., Barker, W., Potter, H., Duara, R. (2012).Comparing Templates and Atlas-Based Segmentations in the Volumetric Analysis for Brain MRI for Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 8, 399-406.
    • Surangsrirat, D., Deshpande, A. R., Surangsrirat, S., Tapia, M. A., Zhao, W. (2011).A Customized simulation system with computer integrated auto-evaluation function for upper endoscopy training. Technol Health Care, 19, 79-90.
    • Chang, T. C., Kang, H., Arata, L., Zhao, W. (2011).A Preoperative Approach of Range of Motion Simulation and Verification for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg, 7, 318-326.
    • Li, X., Zhao, W. (2011).An Educational Environment to Learn and Perform Nuclear Medicine Imaging Simulation with GATE. The Open Medical Imaging Journal, 5, 26-33.
    • Varon, D., Loewenstein, D. A., Potter, E., Greig, M. T., Agron, J., Shen, Q., Zhao, W., Celeste, R. M., Santos, I., Potter, H., Duara, R. (2011).Minimal atrophy of the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus: progression of cognitive impairment. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 31, 276-283.
    • Shen, Q., Loewenstein, D. A., Potter, E., Zhao, W., Appel, J., Greig, M. T., Raj, A., Acevedo, A., Schofield, E., Barker, W., Potter, H., Duara, R. (2011).Volumetric and visual rating of MRI scans in the diagnosis of amnestic MCI and Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 7e, 101-108.
    • Mozes, A., Chang, T. C., Arata, L., Zhao, W. (2010).Three-dimensional A-mode ultrasound calibration and registration for robotic orthopaedic knee surgery. Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg, 6, 91-101.
    • Appel, J., Potter, E., Bhatia, N., Shen, Q., Zhao, W., Greig, M. T., Raj, A., Barkar, W. W., Potter, H., Schofield, E., Wu, Y., Loewenstein, D. A., Duara, R. (2009).Association of white matter hyperintensity measurements on brain MR imaging with cognitive status, medical temporal atrophy, and cardiovascular risk factors. AJNR, 30, 1870-1876.
    • Travascio, F., Zhao, W., Gu, W. (2009).Characterization of anisotropic diffusion tensor of solute in tissue by video-frap imaging technique. Ann of Biomed Engr, 34, 813-823.
    • Urs, R., Potter, E., Barker, W., Appel, J., Loewenstein, D. A., Zhao, W., Duara, R. (2009).Visual rating system for assessing magnetic resonance images: a tool in the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. J Comput Assist Tomogr, 33, 73-78.
    • Kuluz, J. W., Prado, R., He, D., Zhao, W., Dietrich, W. D., Watson, B. D. (2007).A new pediatric model of ischemic stroke induced in infant piglets by photothrombosis: acute changes in cerebral blood flow, microvasculature and early histopathology. Stroke, 38, 1932-1937.
    • Wehbe, H., Ruggeri, M., Jiao, S., Gregori, G., Puliafito, C. A., Zhao, W. (2007).Automatic retinal blood flow calculation using spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Optics Express, 15, 15193-15206.
    • Belayev, L., Obenaus, A., Zhao, W., Saul, I., Busto, R., Wu, C., Vigdorchik, A., Lin, B., Ginsberg, M. D. (2007).Experimental intracerebral hematoma in the rat: characterization by sequential magnetic resonance imaging, behavior, and histopathology: Effect of albumin therapy. Brain Res, 1157, 146-155.
    • Zhao, W., Wu, C., Yin, K., Young, T. Y., Ginsberg, M. D. (2006).Pixel-based statistical analysis by a 3D clustering approach: Application to Autoradiographic Images. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 83, 18-28.
    • Zhang, Y., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Irving, E. A., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2005).A selective endothelin ETA receptor antagonist, SB 234551, improves cerebral perfusion following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 1045, 150-156.
    • Dikshit, A., Wu, D., Wu, C., Zhao, W. (2005).An online interactive tutorial to simulate non-invasive medical imaging modalities. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 29, 395-404.
    • Belayev, L., Khoutorova, L., Zhao, W., Vigdorchik, A., Belayev, A., Busto, R., Magal, E., Ginsberg, M. D. (2005).Neuroprotective effect of darbepoetin alfa, a novel recombinant erythropoietic protein, in focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Stroke, 36, 1065-1070.
    • Qiu, L., Zhao, W., Sick, T. (2005).Quantitative analysis of brain NADH in the presence of hemoglobin using microfiber spectrofluorometry: a pre-calibration approach. Computers in Biology and Medicine, 35, 583-601.
    • Wu, C., Zhao, W., Lin, B., Ginsberg, M. D. (2005).Semi-automated image processing system for micro- to macro-scale analysis of immunohistopathology: Application to ischemic brain tissue. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 78, 75-86.
    • Ley, J. J., Vigdorchik, A., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Khoutorova, L., Becker, D. A., Ginsberg, M. D. (2005).Stilbazulenyl nitrone, a second-generation azulenyl nitrone antioxidant, confers enduring neuroprotection in experimental focal cerebral ischemia in the rat: neurobehavior, histopathology, and pharmac. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 313, 1090-1100.
    • Metsch, L. R., Comerford, M., Zhao, W., Coltes, A. J., (2005).Trends of HIV risk behaviors in a cohort of injecting drug users and their sex partners in Miami, Florida, 1988-1998.. AIDS and behavior, 9, 187-99. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-005-3900-4
    • belayev, L., Khoutorova, L., Zhang, Y., Belayev, A., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2004).Caffeinol confers cortical but not subcortical neuroprotection after transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain res, 1008, 278-283.
    • Belayev, L., Khoutorova, L., Belayev, A., Zhang, Y., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2004).Delayed post-ischemic albumin treatment neither improves nor worsens the outcome of transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 998, 243-246.
    • Lai, S., Metsch, L. R., Zhao, W. (2004).Injection drug use and crack cocaine smoking: independent and dual risk behaviors for HIV infection.. Annals of epidemiology, 14, 535-42. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2003.10.001
    • Belayev, A., Saul, I., Liu, Y., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (2003).Enriched environment delays the onset of hippocampal damage after global cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 964, 121-127.
    • Belayev, L., Saul, I., Curbelo, K., Busto, R., belayev, A., Zhang, Y., Riyamongkol, P., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (2003).Experimental intracerebral hemorrhage in the mouse: histological, behavioral and hemodynamic characterization of a double-injection model. Stroke, 34, 2221-2227.
    • Belayev, L., Khoutorova, L., Deisher, T. A., Belayev, A., Busto, R., Zhang, Y., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (2003).Neuroprotective effect of SolCD39, a novel platelet aggregation inhibitor, on transient middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats. Stroke, 34, 758-763.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Becker, D. A., Busto, R., Belayev, A., Zhang, Y., Khoutorova, L., Ley, J. J., Zhao, W., Belayev, L. (2003).Stilbazulenyl nitrone, a novel azulenyl nitrone antioxidant, is highly neuroprotective in focal cerebral ischemia. Ann Neurol, 54, 330-342.
    • Belayev, L., Pinard, E., Nallet, H., Seylaz, J., Liu, Y., Riyamongkol, P., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2002).Albumin therapy of transient focal cerebral ischemia: in vivo analysis of dynamic microvascular responses. Stroke, 33, 1077-1084.
    • Riyamongkol, P., Zhao, W., Liu, Y., Belayev, L., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2002).Automated registration of laser Doppler perfusion images by an adaptive correlation approach: application to focal cerebral ischemia in the rat. J Neurosci Meth, 122, 79-90.
    • Truettner, J., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D., Perez-Pinzon, M. A. (2002).Effect of ischemic preconditioning on the expression of putative neuroprotective genes in the rat brain. Mol Brain res, 103, 106-115.
    • McCoy, H. V., Zhao, W. (2002).Improving access to primary health care for chronic drug users: an innovative systemic intervention for providers.. The journal of behavioral health services & research, 29, 445-57.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Belayev, L., Alonso, O. F., Liu, Y., Loor, J. Y., Busto, R. (2001).Diminution of metabolism/blood flow uncoupling following traumatic brain injury in rats in response to high-dose albumin therapy. J Neurosurg, 94, 499-509.
    • Belayev, L., Liu, Y., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2001).Human albumin therapy of acute ischemic stroke: marked neuroprotective efficacy at moderate doses and with a broad therapeutic window. Stroke, 32, 553-560.
    • Liu, Y., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Belayev, A., Ginsberg, M. D. (2001).Neuroprotective effect of treatment with human albumin in permanent focal cerebral ischemia: histopathology and cortical perfusion studies. European J Pharm, 428, 193-201.
    • Lin, B., Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Alonso, O. F., Belayev, L., Busto, R. (2001).Quantitative analysis of microvascular alterations in traumatic brain injury by endothelia barrier antigen (EBA) immunohistochemistry. J Neurotrauma, 18, 389-397.
    • Zhao, W., Busto, R., Truettner, J., Ginsberg, M. D. (2001).Simultaneous measurement of cerebral blood flow and mRNA signals: Pixel-based inter-modality correlational analysis. J Neurosci Meth, 108, 161-170.
    • Belayev, L., Alonso, O. F., Liu, Y., Chappell, A. S., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D., Busto, R. (2001).Talampanel, a novel noncompetitive AMPA antagonist, is neuroprotective after traumatic brain injury in rats. J Neurotrauma, 18, 1031-1038.
    • Liu, Y., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Saul, I., Alonso, O. F., Ginsberg, M. D. (2001).The effect of bone morphogenetic protin-7 (BMP-7) on functional recovery, local glucose utilization and blood flow after transient focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 905, 81-90.
    • Schmidt-Kastner, R., Truettner, J., Lin, B., Zhao, W., Saul, I., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2001).Transient changes of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) mRNA expression in hippocampus during moderate ischemia induced by chronic bilateral common carotid artery occlusion in the rat. Mol brain res, 92, 157-166.
    • Passineau, M. J., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Dietrich, W. D., Alonso, O. F., Loor, J. Y., Bramlett, H. M., Ginsberg, M. D. (2000).Chronic metabolic sequelae of moderate fluid-percussion brain injury: prolonged suppression of somatosensory activation. Am J Physiol, 279, 924-931.
    • Huh, P. W., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Koch, S., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2000).Comparative neuroprotective efficacy of prolonged moderate intraischemic vs. postischemic hypothermia in focal cerebral ischemia. J Neurosurg, 92, 91-99.
    • Liu, Y., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2000).MRZ 2/579, a novel uncompetitive N-methyl-D-aspartate antagonist, reduces infarct volume and brain swelling and improves neurological deficit after focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 862, 111-119.
    • Huh, P. W., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Clemens, J. A., Panetta, J. A., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (2000).Neuroprotection by LY341122, a novel inhibitor of lipid peroxidation against focal ischemic brain damage in rats. European J Pharm, 389, 79-88.
    • Dietrich, W. D., Truettner, J., Prado, R., Stagliano, N. E., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D., Watson, B. D. (2000).Thromboembolic events lead to cortical spreading depression and expression of c-fos, brain-derived nerotrophic factor, glial fibrillary acidic protein, and heat shock protein 70 mRNA in rats. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 20, 103-111.
    • Dietrich, W. D., Prado, R., Pravia, C., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D., Watson, B. D. (1999).Delayed hypotension exacerbates the hemodynamic and histopathological consequences of thromboembolic stroke in rats. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 19, 918-926.
    • Zhao, W., Alonso, O. F., Loor-Estades, J. Y., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Influence of early post-traumatic hypothermia on local cerebral glucose metabolism and blood flow after fluid-percussion brain injury. J Neurosurgery, 90, 510-519.
    • Belayev, L., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Fernandez, G., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Middle cerebral artery occlusion in the mouse by intraluminal suture coated with poly-L-lysine: neurological and histological validation. Brain res, 833, 181-190.
    • Belayev, L., Saul, I., Huh, P. W., Finotti, N., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Neuroprotective effect of high dose albumin therapy against global ischemic brain injury in rats. Brain Res, 845, 107-111.
    • Belayev, L., Alonso, O. F., Huh, P. W., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Post-treatment with high-dose albumin reduces histopathological damage and improves neurological deficit following fluid-percussion brain injury in rats. J Neurotrauma, 16, 445-453.
    • Zhao, W., Truettner, J., Schmidt-Kastner, R., Belayev, L., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Quantification of multiple gene expression by in situ hybridization: accurate normalization using Bayes classifier. J Neurosci Meth, 88, 63-70.
    • Dietrich, W. D., Truettner, J., Zhao, W., Alonso, O. F., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1999).Sequential changes in glial fibrillary acidic protein and gene expression following parasagittal fluid-percussion brain injury in rats. J Neurotrauma, 16, 567-580.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Huh, P. W., Busto, R. (1999).The acute ischemic penumbra: topography, life span, and therapeutic response. Acta Neurochir, 73, 45-50.
    • Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Pattany, P. M., Weaver, G. R., Huh, P. W., Lin, B., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging confirms marked neuroprotective efficacy of albumin therapy in focal cerebral ischemia. Stroke, 29, 2587-2599.
    • Schmidt-Kastner, R., Zhao, W., Truettner, J., Belayev, L., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).Pixel-based analysis of HSP70, GADD45 and MAP2 mRNA expression after focal cerebral ischemia: hemodynamic and histological correlates. Mol Brain Res, 63, 79-97.
    • Dietrich, W. D., Alonso, O. F., Busto, R., Prado, R., Zhao, W., Dewanjee, M. K., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).Post-traumatic cerebral ischemia after fluid-percussion brain injury: An autoradiographic and histopathological study in rats. Neurosurgery, 43, 585-593.
    • Back, T., Prado, R., Zhao, W., Watson, B. D., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).Pretreatment with ritanserin, a 5-HT2 receptor antagonist, increases collateral blood flow following photothrombotic middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats. Neurol Res, 20, 643-647.
    • Kim, Y., Truettner, J., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).The deleterious influence of delayed postischemic hyperthermia following transient focal ischemia: alterations of gene expression. J Neur Sci, 159, 10-Jan.
    • Huh, P. W., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Saul, I., Ginsberg, M. D. (1998).The effect of high-dose albumin therapy on local cerebral perfusion after transient cerebral ischemia in rats. Brain Res, 804, 105-113.
    • Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Weaver, R. G., Huh, P. W., Lin, B., Busto, R., (1998).Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging confirms marked neuroprotective efficacy of albumin therapy in focal cerebral ischemia.. Stroke, 29, 2587-99.
    • Belayev, L., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Clemens, J. A., Ginsberg, M. D. (1997).Beneficial effect of delayed albumin hemodilution on neurological outcome, infarct volume and brain edema after transient middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats. J Neurosurg, 87, 595-601.
    • Belayev, L., Ginsberg, M. D., Alonso, O. F., Singer, J. T., Zhao, W., Busto, R. (1997).Bilateral ischemic tolerance of rat hippocampus induced by prior unilateral transient focal ischemia: relation to c-fos mRNA expression. NeuroReport, 8, 55-59.
    • Morimoto, T., Ginsberg, M. D., Dietrich, W. D., Zhao, W. (1997).Hyperthermia enhances spectrin breakdown in transient focal cerebral ischemia. Brain Res, 746, 43-51.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Alonso, O. F., Loor-Estades, J. Y., Dietrich, W. D., Busto, R. (1997).Marked uncoupling of local cerebral glucose utilization and blood flow following acute fluid-percussion brain injury in rats. Am J Physiol, 272, 2859-2868.
    • Stagliano, N. E., Zhao, W., Prado, R., Dewanjee, M. K., Ginsberg, M. D., Dietrich, W. D. (1997).Nitric oxide synthase inhibition worsens acute platelet accumulation and sustained hemodynamic depression in a rat model of thromboembolic stroke. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 17, 1182-1190.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Belayev, L., Zhao, W. (1997).Recruitment of the ischemic penumbra into the necrotic core. Cerebrovasc Dis 7 (Suppl 5), 14-18.
    • Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1997).Transient middle cerebral artery occlusion by intraluminal suture: I. Three-dimensional autoradiographic image-analysis of local cerebral glucose metabolism - blood flow interrelationships during isch. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 17, 1266-1280.
    • Zhao, W., Belayev, L., Ginsberg, M. D. (1997).Transient middle cerebral artery occlusion by intraluminal suture: II. Neurological deficits, and pixel-based correlation of histopathology with local blood flow and glucose utilization. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 17, 1281-1290.
    • Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D., Prado, R., Belayev, L. (1996).Depiction of infarct frequency distribution by computer-assisted image-mapping in rat brains with middle cerebral artery occlusion: comparison of photothrombotic and intraluminal suture models. Stroke, 27, 1112-1117.
    • Prado, R., Watson, B. D., Zhao, W., Yao, H., Busto, R., Dietrich, W. D., Ginsberg, M. D. (1996).L-Arginine does not improve cortical perfusion or histopathological outcome in SHR rats subjected to distal middle cerebral artery photothrombotic occlusion. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 16, 612-622.
    • Belayev, L., Alonso, O. F., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (1996).Middle cerebral artery occlusion in the rat by intraluminal suture: neurological and pathological evaluation of an improved model. Stroke, 27, 1616-1623.
    • Alexis, N. E., Back, T., Zhao, W., Dietrich, W. D., Watson, B. D., Ginsberg, M. D. (1996).Neurobehavioral consequences of induced spreading depression following photothrombotic middle cerebral artery occlusion. Brain Res, 706, 273-282.
    • Belayev, L., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (1996).Quantitative evaluation of blood-brain barrier permeability following middle cerebral artery occlusion in rats. Brain Res, 739, 88-96.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Singer, J. T., Smith, D. W., Dietrich, W. D., Busto, R., Globus, M. T. (1996).Three-dimensional image-averaging strategies for analysis of in situ hybridization autoradiograms. J Neurosci Meth, 68, 225-233.
    • Globus, M. T., Prado, R., Sanchez-Ramos, J., Zhao, W., Dietrich, W. D., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1995).A dual role for nitric oxide in NMDA-mediated toxicity in vivo. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 15, 904-913.
    • Belayev, L., Busto, R., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (1995).HU-211, a novel non-competitive N-Methyl-D-Aspartate antagonist, improves neurological deficit and reduces infarct volume after reversible focal cerebral ischemia in the rat. Stroke, 26, 2313-2320.
    • Takagi, K., Zhao, W., Busto, R., Ginsberg, M. D. (1995).Local hemodynamic changes during transient middle cerebral artery occlusion and recirculation in the rat: a [14C]iodoantipyrine autoradiographic study. Brain Res, 691, 160-168.
    • Back, T., Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D. (1995).Three-dimensional image-analysis of brain glucose metabolism/blood flow uncoupling and its electrophysiological correlates in the acute ischemic pernumbra following middle cerebral artery occlusion. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 15, 566-577.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Back, T., Zhao, W. (1995).Three-dimensional metabolic and hemodynamic imaging of the normal and ischemic rat brain. Acta Neurochir Suppl., 66, 44-49.
    • Zhao, W., Ginsberg, M. D., Smith, D. W. (1995).Three-dimensional quantitative autoradiography by disparity analysis: theory and application to image-averaging of local cerebral glucose utilization. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 15, 552-565.
    • Zhao, W., Young, T. Y., Ginsberg, M. D. (1993).Registration and 3D reconstruction of autoradiographic images by the disparity analysis method. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 4, 782-791.
    • Zhao, W., Qi, F., Young, T. Y. (1989).Dynamic estimation of optical flow field using objective functions. Image and Vision Computing, 4, 259-267.
    • Qi, F. H., Zhao, W., Young, T. Y. (1989).Computation of Image Velocity Field by Using Linear and Nonlinear Objective Functions. Journal of Shanghai JiaoTong University (in Chinese), 23, 73-82.
    • Su, Z., Zhao, W. (1985).Design of signal sampling and converting circuit in a multi-channel thermal recorder. J Process Automation and Instrumentation (in Chinese), 8, 11-Aug.
    • Zhao, W., Su, Z. (1985).Principle and application of complete compensation of drifts in A/D circuits. J Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation (in Chinese), 6, 40-44.
    • Su, Z., Zhao, W. (1983).Preliminary study of portable printers. J Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation (in Chinese), 10, 34-39.
  • Book Chapters

    • Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Belayev, L., Schmidt-Kastner, R., Truettner, J., Huh, P., Pattany, P. M., Busto, R., Back, T., (1998). Multimodel investigations of the focal ischemic pemumbra: relevance to studies of pharmacological neuroprotection. Pharmacology of Cerebral Ischemia 1998 (pp. 29-41). Medpharm Scientific Publishers.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Belayev, L., Zhao, W., Back, T., Dietrich, W. D., Busto, R., (1997). The pathophysiological significance of metabolism/blood flow uncoupling in acute ischemic and trauma brain injury. Pharmacology of Cerebral Ischemia 1997 (pp. 245-258). Medpharm Scientific Publishers.
    • Ginsberg, M. D., Zhao, W., Back, T., Belayev, L., Stagliano, N. E., Dietrich, W. D., Prado, R., (1997). Three-dimensional autoradiographic image-processing strategies for the study of brain injury and plasticity. Advances in Neurology: Brain Plasticity (pp. 239-250). Lippincott-Raven.
    • Young, T. Y., Gunaseekaran, S., Zhao, W., (1989). Analysis and extraction of three-dimensional information from an image sequence. (pp. 209-223). Advances in Artificial Intelligence Research.