Mehmet Bilgen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Manganese-enhanced MRI of rat spinal cord injury
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 23:829-32. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance microscopy of spinal cord injury in mouse using a miniaturized implantable RF coil
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center and Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, The University of Kansas Medical School, Mail Stop 3043, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 159:93-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of cortex improves corticospinal tract tracing in rat spinal cord using manganese-enhanced MRI
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 156:17-22. 2006
  4. pmc Inductively-overcoupled coil design for high resolution magnetic resonance imaging
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 5:3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of mouse spinal cord
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:1226-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A new device for experimental modeling of central nervous system injuries
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 19:219-26. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging of rat spinal cord at 9.4 T
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 23:601-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Microneurography of human median nerve
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:826-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance angiography of rat spinal cord at 9.4 T: a feasibility study
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 53:1459-61. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Simple, low-cost multipurpose RF coil for MR microscopy at 9.4 T
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 52:937-40. 2004

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Manganese-enhanced MRI of rat spinal cord injury
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 23:829-32. 2005
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of the MEI technique in labeling the neurons that are functional were also validated with a traditional track-tracing method using biotinylated dextran amine...
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance microscopy of spinal cord injury in mouse using a miniaturized implantable RF coil
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center and Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, The University of Kansas Medical School, Mail Stop 3043, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 159:93-7. 2007
    ..After describing the implementation of the imaging setup, in vivo data are gathered to demonstrate the imaging performance of the coil system and the feasibility of performing MR microscopy on injured mouse spinal cord...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrical stimulation of cortex improves corticospinal tract tracing in rat spinal cord using manganese-enhanced MRI
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 156:17-22. 2006
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  4. pmc Inductively-overcoupled coil design for high resolution magnetic resonance imaging
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 5:3. 2006
    ..Overcoupling here refers to the condition beyond which the peak of the current in the imaging coil splits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of mouse spinal cord
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 54:1226-31. 2005
    ..The quantitative data presented here should establish a standard for comparing similar measurements obtained from the SCs of genetically engineered mouse or mouse models of SC injury (SCI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A new device for experimental modeling of central nervous system injuries
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 19:219-26. 2005
    ..The neurobehaviors of the animals evaluated using locomotor rating scores indicated the ability of the device to produce repeatable graded injuries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging of rat spinal cord at 9.4 T
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 23:601-5. 2005
    ..4 T. Therefore, in MR imaging studies of spinal cord at this field strength, these parameters need to be considered not only in optimizing the protocols but also in signal enhancement strategies involving exogenous contrast agents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microneurography of human median nerve
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 21:826-30. 2005
    ..To examine the possibility of performing high-resolution MRI (microneurography) on peripheral nerves...
  9. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance angiography of rat spinal cord at 9.4 T: a feasibility study
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 53:1459-61. 2005
    ..The potential of the approach was evaluated in terms of longitudinally monitoring the vascular reorganization of spinal cord following an injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Simple, low-cost multipurpose RF coil for MR microscopy at 9.4 T
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Med 52:937-40. 2004
    ..Imaging performance of the coil and its versatility are demonstrated with images acquired from rat spinal cord when the coil is implanted, and mouse spine and brain when the coil is placed on the surface...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mohr diagram interpretation of anisotropic diffusion indices in MRI
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:567-72. 2003
    ..This paper demonstrates these relationships both qualitatively and quantitatively for two microscopically heterogeneous biologic tissues, kidney and spinal cord...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elastography imaging of small animal oncology models: a feasibility study
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
    Ultrasound Med Biol 29:1291-6. 2003
    ..The results were analyzed both qualitatively and quantitatively to assess the merits of the elastographic imaging and its limitations for in vivo serial studies of tumors in small animal oncology models...
  13. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging of spinal cord injury in mouse: changes in signal patterns associated with the inflammatory response
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:657-64. 2007
    ..Unique experiments on genetically engineered mice with altered neuroinflammatory response should help clarify the origin of these differences in the lesion formation...
  14. pmc A mouse model of sensorimotor controlled cortical impact: characterization using longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging, behavioral assessments and histology
    Gregory Onyszchuk
    Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, MS1052, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 160:187-96. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Exercise training improves cardiac performance in diabetes: in vivo demonstration with quantitative cine-MRI analyses
    Rajprasad Loganathan
    Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Univ of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Appl Physiol 102:665-72. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging of the human median nerve
    Archie Heddings
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:80-7. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint In vivo diffusion tensor imaging of rat spinal cord at 7 T
    Ibrahim Elshafiey
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 20:243-7. 2002
    ..The results were combined to quantitatively characterize the anisotropic properties of the fast and slow diffusions in white- and gray matter of live spinal cords...
  18. pmc Cardiac dysfunction in the diabetic rat: quantitative evaluation using high resolution magnetic resonance imaging
    Rajprasad Loganathan
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 5:7. 2006
    ..The functional abnormalities of diabetic myocardium have been attributed to the pathological changes of diabetic cardiomyopathy...
  19. pmc Sympathetic hyperinnervation and inflammatory cell NGF synthesis following myocardial infarction in rats
    Wohaib Hasan
    Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas 66160, USA
    Brain Res 1124:142-54. 2006
    ..These findings provide evidence that inflammatory cell NGF synthesis plays a causal role in sympathetic hyperinnervation following myocardial infarction...
  20. ncbi request reprint In vivo assessment of blood-spinal cord barrier permeability: serial dynamic contrast enhanced MRI of spinal cord injury
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 20:337-41. 2002
    ..96 and -0.79, respectively, suggesting a significant link between the neurobehavioral function and the restoration of BSCB integrity as a result of the ongoing repair and recovery processes within the injured cords...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of alterations in diabetic myocardial tissue using high resolution MRI
    Rajaprasad Loganathan
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, MS 2002, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:81-90. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Mohr diagram representation of anisotropic diffusion tensor in MRI
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Magn Reson Med 47:823-7. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Exact tandem repeats analyzer (E-TRA): a new program for DNA sequence mining
    Mehmet Karaca
    Faculty of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, 07059 Antalya, Turkey
    J Genet 84:49-54. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint The mouse acrodermatitis enteropathica gene Slc39a4 (Zip4) is essential for early development and heterozygosity causes hypersensitivity to zinc deficiency
    Jodi Dufner-Beattie
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, PO Box 800734, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1391-9. 2007
    ..These studies suggest that heterozygous mutations in the acrodermatitis gene Zip4 may be associated with a wider range of developmental defects than was previously appreciated, particularly when dietary zinc is limiting...
  25. ncbi request reprint A software program combining sequence motif searches with keywords for finding repeats containing DNA sequences
    Mehmet Bilgen
    Faculty of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, 07059 Antalya, Turkey
    Bioinformatics 20:3379-86. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of contrast-enhanced polyelectrolyte complexes
    Min Huang
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66047, USA
    Nanomedicine 4:30-40. 2008
    ..MRI detection of PECs provides a potential approach to rapidly evaluate parameters such as the biodistribution and pharmacokinetics of these established drug and gene delivery vehicles...
  27. pmc A model-based time-reversal of left ventricular motion improves cardiac motion analysis using tagged MRI data
    Tareq Alrefae
    Physics, Kuwait University, Khaldia, Kuwait
    Biomed Eng Online 7:15. 2008
    ..This paper addresses this issue and provides a solution to make such measurements possible...

Research Grants2

  1. Detection of Live Fibers in Injured Spinal Cord
    Mehmet Bilgen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This should form a basis for future experimental investigations aimed at testing new therapies for promoting fiber connectivity, understanding SC plasticity and improving functional recovery from SCI. ..
  2. Vascular plasticity in Injured Spinal Cord - Investigations using MRI
    Mehmet Bilgen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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