Vanderbilt University
Institute of Imaging Science

Amanda Buck, Ph.D.

Instructor, Radiology and Radiological Sciences

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My research uses MR imaging-based approaches to non-invasively study biomechanical systems and to extract biomechanical information for understanding the systems and related pathologies.



AK Wake, JN Oshinski, AR Tannenbaum, DP Giddens. "Choice of in vivo versus idealized velocity boundary conditions influences physiologically relevant flow patterns in a subject-specific simulation of flow in the human carotid bifurcation," Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 131(2):021013, 2009.

BM Damon, AKW Buck, Z Ding. "Diffusion-tensor MRI-based skeletal muscle fiber tracking," Imaging Medicine 3(6):675-687, 2011.

BM Damon, T Towse, AKW Buck, K Li, N Bryant, Z Ding, JH Park. "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, in press.