Vanderbilt University
Institute of Imaging Science

Edwin F. Donnelly, M.D., Ph.D., FCCP

Associate Professor of Radiology

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I am primarily interested in developing novel x-ray imaging techniques for the detection and characterization of cancer.


Phase contrast radiography and its extension to computed tomography and tomosynthesis Coherent scatter tomography Novel CT reconstruction techniques Use of novel x-ray imaging techniques for non-destructive testing


Donnelly, Edwin F.; Price, Ronald R.; Lewis, Kenneth G.; Pickens, David R. Polychromatic Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography. Medical Physics 34(8): 31653168 (2007).

Donnelly EF, Lewis KG, Wolske KM, Pickens DR, Price RR. Characterization of the phasecontrast radiography edge-enhancement effect in a cabinet x-ray system. Phys Med Biol. 51(1): 21???30. (2006).

Donnelly EF, Price, RR, Pickens, DR. Experimental validation of the Wigner distributions theory of phase-contrast imaging. Medical Physics. 31(5):928931 (2005).

Donnelly EF, Price, RR, Pickens, DR. Quantification of the Effect of System and Object Parameters on Edge-Enhancement in Phase-Contrast Radiography.??ù Medical Physics. 30(11): 28882896 (2003).

Donnelly EF, Price, RR, Pickens, DR. Dual focal-spot imaging for phase extraction in phasecontrast radiography. Medical Physics. 30(9): 22922296 (2003).