Mohammad Abbas Yaseen

Assistant Professor,  Bioengineering



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Research Focus

Advanced microscopy for minimally invasive, in vivo characterization of brain function


  • PhD, Rice University, Bioengineering, 2008
  • BS, Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, 2002

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Neuroscience

Research Overview

Advanced microscopy for minimally invasive, in vivo characterization of brain function

Selected Research Projects

  • Relating neuroimmune and neurovascular alterations during Alzheimer’s Disease progression
    • Principal Investigator, National Institute of Health

Selected Publications

  • B. Li, R. Ohtomo, M. Thunemann, S.R. Adams, J. Yang, B. Fu, M.A. Yaseen, C. Ran, J.R. Polimeni, D.A. Boas, Devor, E.H. Lo, K. Arai, S. Sakadžić, Two-photon Microscopic Imaging of Capillary Red Blood Cell Flux in Mouse Brain Reveals Vulnerability of Cerebral White Matter to Hypoperfusion, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 40(3), 2020, 501-512
  • Li, T.V. Esipova, I. Sencan, K. Kilic, B.Y. Fu, M. Desjardins, M. Moeini, S. Kura, M.A. Yaseen, F. Lesage, L. Ostergaard, A. Devor, D.A. Boas, S.A. Vinogradov, S. Sakadžić, More Homogeneous Capillary Flow and Oxygenation in Deeper Cortical Layers Correlate with Increased Oxygen Extraction, ELife, 8, 2019, e42299
  • C.A. Gomez, S. Sakadzic, J. Sutin, W. Wu, B. Fu, D.A. Boas, M.A. Yaseen, Phasor Analysis of NADH HIM Identifies Pharmacological Disruptions to Mitochondrial Metabolic Processes in the Rodent Cerebral Cortex, PLoS One, 13(3), 2018, e0194578


Jan 03, 2020

New Faculty Spotlight: Mohammad Abbas Yaseen

Mohammad Abbas Yaseen joins the Bioengineering department in January 2020 as an Assistant Professor.

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