Merry Mani

Postdoctoral Fellow

Magnetic Resonance Research Facility

University of Iowa

Office : Room L420, Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, University of Iowa

e-mail id : merry-mani@uiowa.edu

phone : 319-335-5183

Academic Background

2014-present : Post doctoral Fellow, University of Iowa, IA, USA

2009-2014 : Ph.D. Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, NY, USA

2005-2006 : M.S. Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA

1999-2003 : B.Tech, Dept of Electrical Engineering, CET, Kerala, (India)

Research Interests

Pulse sequence design for efficient MR acquisition

Design of trajectories for optimal multi-dimensional sampling Cartesian, multi-shot, spiral, radial

Novel reconstruction methods for enabling new MR applications

Phase-compensated high resolution Diffusion MRI

Self-Calibrated reconstruction methods artifact correction

Continuous domain compressed sensing, discrete compressed sensing, dictionary based recovery

Selected Honors

ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Merit Award, 2017 (abstract 3498, abstract 1123)

Univ. of Iowa Vice-President for Research, Major Project Grant recipient, 2015

ISMRM Magna Cum Laude Merit Award, 2014 (abstract 4446)

Ruth L Kirschstein National Research Service Award, 2014-2016

ISMRM Educational Stipend Awards 2011-2016

ISBI Travel Award, 2012

Publications

Google scholar

Journal:

1. Mani M, Magnotta V and Jacob M"A General Algorithm For Compensation Of Trajectory Errors: Application To Radial Imaging", accepted, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2018

2. HK Aggarwal, MP Mani, M Jacob, “MODL: Model-Based Deep Learning Architecture for Inverse Problems”, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM’ 18), Paris, France, on June 16-21, 2018.

3. Johnson CP, Christensen GE, Fiedorowicz JG, Mani M, et al. “Alterations Of The Cerebellum And Basal Ganglia In Bipolar Disorder Mood States Detected By Quantitative T1ρ Mapping”. Bipolar Disorders, 2018;00:110.

4. HK Aggarwal, MP Mani, M Jacob, “MODEL BASED IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION USING DEEP LEARNED PRIORS (MODL)”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI'18), Washington DC, April 4-7, 2018.

5. HK Aggarwal, MP Mani, M Jacob, “MODL: Model-Based Deep Learning Architecture for Inverse Problems”, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), Honolulu, HI, USA, on July 17-21, 2018.1.

6. Mani M, Jacob M, Kelley, D, Magnotta V, “Multi-shot multi-channel diffusion data recovery using structured low-rank matrix completion”, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2016.

7. Liao C, Ying C, Cao X, Song C, He H, Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “Efficient Parallel Reconstruction for High Resolution Multi- shot Spiral Diffusion Data with Low Rank Constraints”, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2016.

8. Dubose LE, Weng TB, Dubishar K, Mani M, Voss MW, Pierce GL. “Higher aortic stiffness and carotid systolic and pulse pressure are selectively associated with lower white matter integrity in the genu and frontal cortex in older healthy adults”, Artery Research 2014.

9. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “Fast iterative algorithm for the reconstruction of multi-shot non-Cartesian diffusion data”, Magnetic Resonance In Medicine, 2014.

10. Mani M, Jacob M, Guidon A, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “Acceleration of high angular and spatial resolution diffusion imaging using compressed sensing with multi- channel spiral data”. Magnetic Resonance In Medicine. 2014.

11. Daducci A, Rodrıguez E, Descoteaux M, Garyfallidis E, Gur Y, Lin Y, Mani M, Merlet S, Paquette M, Manzanares A, Reisert M, Rodrigues P, Sepehrband F, Caruyer E, Choupan J, Deriche R, Jacob M, Menegaz G, Prckovska V, Rivera M, Wiaux Y, Thiran J, “Quantitative comparison of reconstruction methods for intra-voxel fiber recovery from diffusion MRI”. IEEE Transactions On Medical Imaging, 2013.

12. Bavelier D, Achtman R, Mani M, Föcker J, “Neural bases of selective attention in action video game players”, Vision Research, 2011.

Conference:

1. Mani M, Poddar S., Magnotta V., Jacob M., "Trajectory Correction of Radial Data Using MUSSELS”, ISMRM 2017.

2. Mani M, Guidon A., Yang B., Magnotta V., Jacob M., "Self-Calibrated Non-Cartesian Multi-shot Di??union Imaging” , ISMRM 2017.

3. Mani M, Jacob M., Yang B., Magnotta V., "Comprehensive Correction of Motion and Nyquist Ghost Artifacts for Multi-shot Diffusion Imaging” , ISMRM 2017.

4. Mani M, Jacob M., Christensen G., Yang B., Magnotta V., "High Resolution Multi-shot Di??usion Imaging at 7T without Navigator ” , ISMRM 2017.

5. Mani M, Jacob M., Christensen G, Yang B., Magnotta V., "Comparison of MUSSELS vs MUSE for Multi-Shot Diffusion Imaging ” , ISMRM 2017.

6. Mani M, Jacob, M., Kelley, D. and Magnotta, V. (2016), Comprehensive Reconstruction of Multi-shot Multi-channel Diffusion Data Using Mussels. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016, Orlando, Fl Aug 16-20, 2016.

7. Mani M, Jacob M, Kelley, D, Magnotta V "Under-sampled multi-shot diffusion data recovery using total variation regularized structured low-rank matrix completion”, ISMRM 2016

8. Mani M, Jacob M, Kelley, D, Magnotta V "Multi-shot sensitivity encoded diffusion data recovery using structured low-rank matrix completion (MUSSELS)", ISMRM 2016

9. Mani M, Andreasen N, Magnotta V,"Reduced clustering co-efficient in structural connectivity of schizophrenia patients analyzed using diffusion tensor imaging", ISMRM 2016

10. Mani M, Jacob M, Kelley, D, Magnotta V, “Under-sampled multi-shot diffusion data recovery using total variation regularized structured low-rank matrix completion (TV-MUSSELS)”, ISMRM Data Sampling and Reconstruction Workshop, Sedona, AZ, 2016.

11. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V "Diffusion Imaging of Head And Neck At High Angular And Spatial Resolution Using Multi-Shot Spirals", ISMRM, 2015

12. Liao C, He H, Chen S, Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, and Zhong J. “Motion-Compensated Iterative Self-consistent Parallel Imaging (SPIRiT) and Analytical Q-Ball Imaging Reconstruction for High Spatial and Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging with Multi-shot Multi-channel Non-Cartesian Data” ISMRM, 2015.

13. Altarelli I, Föcker J, Mani M, Achtman R, Bavelier D. “Action video game play correlates in brain structure”, Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, 2015

14. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “Fast motion-compensated odf reconstruction from under-sampled multi-channel multi-shot non-Cartesian diffusion imaging data at high angular and spatial resolution”, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB in Milan, Italy, 2014.

15. Sutterer, M. J., Voss, M. W., Mani M, Wong, C., Cooke, C., Belfi, A. M., …Kramer, A. F. (2013). Age-related differences in anterior cingulate-insula connectivity are associated with the fronto-executive but not emotional saliency network. In Proceedings of 2013 CNS Meeting. CNS.

16. Belfi, A, Voss, M, Mani M, Wong, C, Cooke, G, Sutterer, M, Clark, R, Tranel, D,McAuley, E, Kramer, A, “Age-related laterality and sub-system differences in the intrinsic functional connectivity of the default mode network”, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2013.

17. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J. “Accelerating non-Cartesian sense for large coil arrays: application to motion compensation in multi-shot dwi”, ISBI 2012.

18. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J. “Acceleration of high angular and spatial resolution diffusion imaging using compressive sensing”, ISBI 2012

19. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “High spatial and angular resolution diffusion imaging using compressed sensing”, ISMRM 2012.

20. Mani M, Jacob M, Magnotta V, Zhong J, “Acceleration of high angular resolution diffusion weighted images using compressed censing", ISMRM, 2011.

21. Hirshorn E, Mani M, Guidon A, Bavelier D, “White matter pathways underlying reading skills in profoundly deaf adults”, Society for Neuroscience, 2008.