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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 2018

  • 1346 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 41 Article
  • 7 Conference contribution
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

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

Gao, W., Grewen, K., Knickmeyer, R. C., Qiu, A., Salzwedel, A., Lin, W. & Gilmore, J. H. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : NeuroImage.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Alzheimer Disease
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Machine Learning
Support Vector Machine
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
16 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

8 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

Neural Pathways
Organ Size
Postal Service
Preschool Children
Child Development

Activities 2013 2014

  • 2 Editorial activity

Austin Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy (Journal)

Gao, W. (Editorial board member)
2014

Activity: Editorial activity

China Medical Devices (Journal)

Gao, W. (Editorial board member)
2013

Activity: Editorial 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)