Craig Ferris

Affiliated Faculty,  Bioengineering
Professor,  Psychology

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.3083

Research Focus

magnetic resonance imaging and neurodegenerative disease

Education

  • Postdoctoral Training, Neuroendocrinology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1980-1981
  • PhD, Physiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 1976-1979
  • MS, Physiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 1974-1976
  • BS, Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1970-1974

Research Overview

magnetic resonance imaging and neurodegenerative disease

Selected Publications

  • J. Qiao, C.M. Lawson, K.F.G. Rentrup, P. Kulkarni, C.F. Ferris, Evaluating Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability in a Rat Model of Type 2 Diabetes, Journal of Translational Medicine, 18, 2020, 256
  • T.E. Ziegler, P. Kulkarni, H. Ash, X. Cai, M. Elizabeth Mayerand, B. Rauch, C.F. Ferris, Novel Imaging Technology and Procedures for Studying Brain Function in Preadolescent Awake Marmosets, J Neurosci Methods, 343, 2020, 108823
  • X. Cai, J. Qiao, P. Kulkarni, I.C. Harding, E. Ebong, C.F. Ferris, Imaging the Effect of the Circadian Light-Dark Cycle on the Glymphatic System in Awake Rats, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 117(1), 2020, 668-676
  • C.F. Ferris, X. Cai, J. Qiao, B. Switzer, J. Baun, T. Morrison, S. Iriah, D. Madularu, K.W. Sinkevicius, P. Kulkarni, Life Without a Brain: Neuroradiological and Behavioral Evidence of Neuroplasticity Necessary to Sustain Brain Function in the Face of Severe Hydrocephalus, Scientific Reports, 9, 2019, 16479
  • P. Kulkarni, T.R. Morrison, X. Cai, S. Iriah, N. Simon, J. Sabrick, L. Neuroth, C.F. Ferris Neuroradiological Changes Following Single or Repetitive Mild, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 13, 2019, 34
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Students

Jun 11, 2020

Making Her Mark

Her research has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She also had an internship at Sanofi and is part of the Experiential PhD program.

Faculty

Mar 23, 2017

FY18 TIER 1 Award Recipients

21 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY18 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing $600K dollars of investment in research.

Faculty

Apr 06, 2011

FY12 TIER 1 Award Recipients

28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.

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