• 1543 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
20052020
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Personal profile

Research interests

My research focus on better understanding of both normal and abnormal human brain development with the ultimate goal of achieving imaging-based early diagnosis of risks for mental disorders to guide earlier and more effective interventions.

Research interests

My research focus on better understanding of both normal and abnormal human brain development with the ultimate goal of achieving imaging-based early diagnosis of risks for mental disorders to guide earlier and more effective interventions.

Keywords

  • fMRI
  • Neuroscience
  • Brain disorders
  • DTI
  • Brain Development

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Projects 2009 2020

Research Output 2005 2019

  • 1543 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 40 Article
  • 7 Conference contribution
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

A review on neuroimaging studies of genetic and environmental influences on early brain development

Gao, W., Grewen, K. M., Santelli, R. C., Qiu, A., Salzwedel, A., Lin, W. & Gilmore, J. H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : NeuroImage. 185, p. 802-812 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neuroimaging
Brain
Gene-Environment Interaction
Genome-Wide Association Study
Environmental Exposure
2 Citations

Automated detection of pathologic white matter alterations in Alzheimer's disease using combined diffusivity and kurtosis method

Chen, Y., Sha, M., Zhao, X., Ma, J., Ni, H., Gao, W. & Ming, D., Jun 30 2017, In : Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging. 264, p. 35-45 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
White Matter
2 Citations

Emergence of a hierarchical brain during infancy reflected by stepwise functional connectivity

Pendl, S. L., Salzwedel, A. P., Goldman, B. D., Barrett, L. F., Lin, W., Gilmore, J. H. & Gao, W., May 1 2017, In : Human Brain Mapping. 38, 5, p. 2666-2682 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain
Basal Ganglia
Seeds
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Parturition
27 Citations

Functional connectivity of the infant human brain: Plastic and modifiable

Gao, W., Lin, W., Grewen, K. & Gilmore, J. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Neuroscientist. 23, 2, p. 169-184 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Plastics
Brain
Hope
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Human Development
14 Citations

Structural and Maturational Covariance in Early Childhood Brain Development

Geng, X., Li, G., Lu, Z., Gao, W., Wang, L., Shen, D., Zhu, H. & Gilmore, J. H., Mar 1 2017, In : Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 27, 3, p. 1795-1807 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seeds
Parturition
Brain
Growth
Population

Activities 2013 2014

  • 2 Editorial activity

Austin Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy (Journal)

Wei Gao (Editorial board member)
2014

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

China Medical Devices (Journal)

Wei Gao (Editorial board member)
2013

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Prizes

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad

Wei Gao (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

RSNA Trainee Research Prize

Wei Gao (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)