• Ferenc Horkay, Peter J. Basser, Erik Geissler. Ion-induced changes in DNA gels. Soft Matter, 2023. external link
  • Mihika Gangolli, Sinisa Pajevic, Joong Hee Kim, Elizabeth B Hutchinson, Dan Benjamini, Peter J Basser. Correspondence of mean apparent propagator MRI metrics with phosphorylated tau and astrogliosis in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Brain Communications, 2023;. fcad253. external link
  • Horkay F, Douglas JF. Evidence of Many-Body Interactions in the Virial Coefficients of Polyelectrolyte Gels. Gels. 2022; 8(2):96. external link
  • Ferenc Horkay and J. F. Douglas. Influence of solvent quality on the swelling and deswelling and the shear modulus of semi-dilute solution cross-linked poly(vinyl acetate) gels. The Journal of Chemical Physics 158(24). June 2023. external link
  • Shinjini Kundu, Stephanie Barsoum, Jeanelle Ariza, Amber L Nolan, Caitlin S Latimer, C Dirk Keene, Peter J Basser, Dan Benjamini. Mapping the individual human cortex using multidimensional MRI and unsupervised learning. Brain Communications, 2023;. fcad258, external link
  • Alexandros Chremos and Ferenc Horkay. Coexistence of Crumpling and Flat Sheet Conformations in Two-Dimensional Polymer Networks: An Understanding of Aggrecan Self-Assembly. Phys. Rev. Lett. 131, 138101. (September 28 2023). external link
  • Kadharbatcha S Saleem, Alexandru V Avram, Cecil Chern-Chyi Yen, Kulam Najmudeen Magdoom, Vincent Schram, Peter J Basser. Multimodal anatomical mapping of subcortical regions in Marmoset monkeys using high-resolution MRI and matched histology with multiple stains. bioRxiv 2023.03.30.534950; doi: external link
  • Nathan H. Williamson, Velencia J. Witherspoon, Teddy X. Cai, Rea Ravin, Ferenc Horkay, Peter J. Basser. Low-field, high-gradient NMR shows diffusion contrast consistent with localization or motional averaging of water near surfaces. Magnetic Resonance Letters, 2023. ISSN 2772-5162. external link
  • Sinisa Pajevic, Dietmar Plenz, Peter J Basser, R. Douglas Fields. Oligodendrocyte-mediated myelin plasticity and its role in neural synchronization.eLife 12:e81982. external link
  • Kulam Najmudeen Magdoom, Alexandru V. Avram, Joelle E. Sarlls, Gasbarra Dario, Peter J. Basser. A Novel Framework for In-vivo Diffusion Tensor Distribution MRI of the Human Brain. NeuroImage, 2023. 120003. external link
  • Nathan H Williamson, Rea Ravin, Teddy X Cai, Melanie Falgairolle, Michael J O’Donovan, Peter J Basser, Water exchange rates measure active transport and homeostasis in neural tissue, PNAS Nexus, 2023;, pgad056, external link
  • Rea Ravin, Teddy X. Cai, Aiguo Li, Nicole Briceno, Randall H. Pursley, Marcial Garmendia-Cedillos, Tom Pohida, Herui Wang, Zhengping Zhuang, Jing Cui, Nicole Y. Morgan, Nathan H. Williamson, Mark R. Gilbert, Peter J. Basser. “Tumor Treating Fields” delivered via electromagnetic induction have varied effects across glioma cell lines and electric field amplitudes. bioRxiv 2023.01.18.524504; doi: external link


  • Chremos A, Douglas JF, Basser PJ, Horkay F. Prestressed Composite Polymer Gels as a Model of the Extracellular-Matrix of Cartilage. Gels. 2022; 8(11):707. external link
  • Alexandru V. Avram, Kadharbatcha S. Saleem, Peter J. Basser. COnstrained Reference frame diffusion TEnsor Correlation Spectroscopic (CORTECS) MRI: A practical framework for high-resolution diffusion tensor distribution imaging. Frontiers. 2022.10.20.512879; external link
  • Alexandru V. Avram, Kadharbatcha S. Saleem, Michal E. Komlosh, Cecil C. Yen, Frank Q. Ye, Peter J. Basser. High-resolution cortical MAP-MRI reveals areal borders and laminar substructures observed with histological staining. NeuroImage. 2022. external link
  • Velencia Witherspoon, Michal E Komlosh, Dan Benjamini, Evren Özarslan, Nickolay Lavrik, Peter Basser. Novel Pore Size-Controlled, Susceptibility Matched, 3D-Printed MRI Phantoms. bioRxiv 2022.10.10.511634; doi: external link
  • Nathan H Williamson, Rea Ravin, Teddy Cai, Melanie Falgairolle, Michael O'Donovan, Peter Basser. Water exchange rates measure active transport and homeostasis in neural tissue. bioRxiv 2022.09.23.483116; doi: external link
  • Dan Benjamini, David S Priemer, Daniel P Perl, David L Brody, Peter J Basser, Mapping astrogliosis in the individual human brain using multidimensional MRI, Brain, 2022. external link
  • Chremos A, Douglas JF, Basser PJ, Horkay F. Molecular dynamics study of the swelling and osmotic properties of compact nanogel particles. Soft Matter. 2022 Aug 24;18(33):6278-6290. doi: 10.1039/d2sm00681b. PMID: 35968626.
  • Kulam Najmudeen Magdoom, Alexandru V. Avram, Joelle E Sarlls, Dario E Gasbarra, Peter J Basser. A Novel Framework for In-vivo Diffusion Tensor Distribution MRI of the Human Brain. bioRxiv 2022.08.15.503969. external link
  • Ryan C. Nieuwendaal, Jeffrey D. Wilbur, Dean Welsh, Velencia Witherspoon, Christopher M. Stafford. A method to quantify composition, purity, and cross-link density of the active polyamide layer in reverse osmosis composite membranes using 13C cross polarization magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 648, 2022, 120346, ISSN 0376-7388, external link.
  • Horkay, F and Basser, PJ. Hydrogel composite mimics biological tissues. Soft Matter 18 (23) , pp.4414-4426. external link
  • Zhen Ni, Sinisa Pajevic, Li Chen, Giorgio Leodori, Felipe Vial, Alexandru V. Avram, Yong Zhang, Patrick McGurrin, Leonardo G. Cohen, Peter J. Basser, Mark Hallett. Identifying magnetic stimulation induced electroencephalographic signatures of different neuronal elements in primary motor cortex. Clinical Neurophysiology, 2022.
  • Magdoom Kulam Najmudeen, Komlosh Michal E., Saleem Kadharbatcha, Gasbarra Dario, Basser Peter J. High Resolution Ex Vivo Diffusion Tensor Distribution MRI of Neural Tissue. Frontiers in Physics 10 2022. external link
  • A Chremos, F Horkay, JF Douglas. Influence of network defects on the conformational structure of nanogel particles: From “closed compact” to “open fractal” nanogel particles. The Journal of Chemical Physics 156 (9), 094903. external link
  • Basser, P. Detection of stroke by portable, low-field MRI: A milestone in medical imaging. Science Advances, Vol 8, Issue 16. (April 20, 2022). external link
  • Cai  Teddy X., Williamson  Nathan H., Ravin  Rea, Basser Peter J. Disentangling the Effects of Restriction and Exchange With Diffusion Exchange Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Physics. (March 23, 2022). external link
  • M Mussel, O Lewis, PJ. Basser, F Horkay. Dynamic model of monovalent-divalent cation exchange in polyelectrolyte gels. Physical Review Materials, Vol. 6, Issue 3. (March 2022). external link
  • Dan Benjamini, David S Priemer, Daniel P Perl, David L Brody, Peter J Basser. Astrogliosis mapping in individual brains using multidimensional MRI. bioRxiv 2022.01.10.475717. external link



  • JM Sarapas, TB Martin, A Chremos, D Jack F., B Kathryn L. Bottlebrush polymers in the melt and polyelectrolytes in solution share common structural features. Proceedings of National Academy of Science 117(10) 5168-5175. external link (PDF 1.2 MB)
  • A Giuntoli, A Chremos, JF Douglas. Influence of polymer topology on crystallization in thin films. The Journal of Chemical Physics 152 (4), 044501. external link
  • Lopez, C. G., Horkay, F., Mussel, M., Jones, R. L., & Richtering, W. (2020). Screening lengths and osmotic compressibility of flexible polyelectrolytes in excess salt solutions. Soft Matter, 16(31), 7289-7298. external link
  • Kulam Najmudeen Magdoom, Sinisa Pajevic, Gasbarra Dario, Peter J. Basser. A New Framework for MR Diffusion Tensor Distribution. bioRxiv. (2020). external link
  • Dan Benjamini, Elizabeth B. Hutchinson, Michal E. Komlosh, Courtney J. Comrie, Susan C. Schwerin, Guofeng Zhang, Carlo Pierpaoli, Peter J. Basser. Direct and specific assessment of axonal injury and spinal cord microenvironments using diffusion correlation imaging. NeuroImage (2020). external link
  • A Aldroubi, P Basser, N Vieira external link. Optimal sampling for the determination of calcium metabolism. Kinetic Models of Trace Element 2020.
  • Horkay Ferenc; Basser, Peter J external link. Composite Hydrogel Model of Cartilage Predicts Its Load-Bearing Ability. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group) Vol. 10, Iss. 1, (2020). DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-64917-1.
  • Nathan H. Williamson, Michal E. Komlosh, Dan Benjamini, Peter J. Basser. Limits to flow detection in phase contrast MRI. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Open: 2–3 (2020). external link
  • Dan Benjamini, Peter J. Basser. Multidimensional correlation MRI. NMR in Biomedicine, (2020). external link
  • Zhen Ni, Giorgio Leodori, Felipe Viala, Yong Zhang, Alexandru V. Avram, Sinisa Pajevic, Peter J. Basser, Mark Hallett. Measuring latency distribution of transcallosal fibers using transcranial magnetic stimulation. Brain Stimulation 13:5 (2020). external link
  • R Ravin, TX Cai, RH Pursley, T Pohida, RZ Freidlin, H Wang, Z Zhuang, AJ Giles, NH Williamson, MR Gilbert, PJ Basser. A Novel In Vitro Device to Deliver Induced Electromagnetic Fields to Cell and Tissue Cultures. Biophysical Journal 13 (2020). external link
  • Pas, K., Komlosh, M.E., Perl, D.P. et al. Retaining information from multidimensional correlation MRI using a spectral regions of interest generator. Sci Rep 10, 3246 (2020). external link
  • Horkay, F., Basser, P.J., Geissler, E. Static and dynamic behavior of aggrecan solutions. MRS Advances, (2020). external link
  • Ruiliang Bai, Zhaoqing Li, Chaoliang Sun, Yi-Cheng Hsu, Hui Liang, Peter Basser. Feasibility of filter-exchange imaging (FEXI) in measuring different exchange processes in human brain. NeuroImage 219, 2020. external link
  • A Chremos, F Horkay. (PDF 1.3 MB) Comparison of neutral and charged polyelectrolyte bottlebrush polymers in dilute salt-free conditions. 2020. MRS Advances.
  • F Horkay, A Chremos, JF Douglas, R L. Jones, J Lou, Y Xia. (PDF 7.7 MB) 2020. Systematic investigation of synthetic polyelectrolyte bottlebrush solutions by neutron and dynamic light scattering, osmometry, and molecular dynamics simulation. The Journal of Chemical Physics 152, 194904.
  • A Chremos, F Horkay. (PDF 1.2 MB) Disappearance of the polyelectrolyte peak in salt-free solutions. 2020. Physical Review E 102, 012611.
  • A Chremos. (PDF 3.4 MB) Design of nearly perfect hyperuniform polymeric materials. 2020. Journal of Chemical Physics 153, 054902.
  • Benjamini D. Nonparametric inversion of relaxation and diffusion correlation data. Advanced Diffusion Encoding Methods in MRI, Ed Topgaard D. Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/9781788019910-00278
  • Williamson N, Ravin R, Cai T, Benjamini D, Falgairolle M, O’Donovan M, Basser P. 2020. Real-time measurement of diffusion exchange rate in biological tissue. Journal of Magnetic Resonance 317:106782. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2020.106782external link
  • Ni Z, Vial F, Avram A, Leodori G, Pajevic S, Basser P, Hallett M. 2020. Measuring conduction velocity distributions in peripheral nerves using neurophysiological techniques. Clinical Neurophysiology 131:1581-1588. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2020.04.008 external link











  • Lange N, Froimowitz MP, Bigler ED, Lainhart JE, Brain Development Cooperative Group. 2010. Associations between IQ, total and regional brain volumes, and demography in a large normative sample of healthy children and adolescents. Dev Neuropsychol 35(3):296-317.
  • Chandran P, Dimitriadis E, Basser P, Horkay F. 2010. Probing interactions between aggrecan and mica surface by the atomic force microscopy. J Polym Sci B Polym Phys 48:2575-81.
  • Basser PJ and Özarslan E. external link 2010. Anisotropic Diffusion: From the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient to the Apparent Diffusion Tensor. In: Jones DK, editor. Diffusion MRI: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 79-91.
  • Koay CG. external link 2010. Least Squares Approaches to Diffusion Tensor Estimation. In: Jones DK, editor. Diffusion MRI: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 272-284.
  • Pierpaoli C. external link 2010. Artifacts in Diffusion MRI. In: Jones DK, editor. Diffusion MRI: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 303-318.
  • Basser PJ. external link 2010. Invention and Development of Diffusion Tensor MRI (DT-MRI or DTI) at the NIH. In: Jones DK, editor. Diffusion MRI: Theory, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 730-734.
  • Basser PJ, Özarslan E. 2010. Characterizing Compartment Distributions from Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance (MR) Data. OTT Reference No: E-273-2010/0
  • Horkay F, Falus P, Hecht A-M, and Geissler E. 2010. Length Scale Dependence of the Dynamic Properties of Hyaluronic Acid Solutions in the Presence of Salt. J. Phys. Chem. B 114(47):15445-50.
  • Nevo U, Özarslan E, Komlosh ME, Koay CG, Sarlls JE, and Basser, PJ. 2010. A system and mathematical framework to model shear flow effects in biomedical DW-imaging and spectroscopy. NMR in Biomedicine 23(7):734–44.
  • Shemesh N, Özarslan E, Komlosh ME, Basser PJ, and Cohen Y. 2010. From single-pulsed field gradient to double-pulsed field gradient MR: gleaning new microstructural information and developing new forms of contrast in MRI. NMR in Biomedicine 23(7):757–80.
  • Horkay F, Magda J, Alcoutlabi M, Atzet S, and Zarembinski T. 2010. Structural, mechanical and osmotic properties of injectable hyaluronan-based composite hydrogels. Polymer (Guildf) 51(19):4424-4430.
  • Horkay F, Basser PJ, Hecht A-M, and Geissler E. 2010. Counterion and pH-Mediated Structural Changes in Charged Biopolymer Gels. Macromol Symp 291-292(1):354-361.
  • Lin DC, Douglas JF, and Horkay F. 2010. Development of minimal models of the elastic properties of flexible and stiff polymer networks with permanent and thermoreversible cross-links. Soft Matter 6:3548–3561.
  • Geissler E, Hecht A-M, and Horkay F. 2010. Scaling Behavior of Hyaluronic Acid in Solution with Mono- and Divalent Ions. Macromol. Symp. 291-292(1):362-370.
  • Shemesh N, Özarslan E, Adiri T, Basser PJ, Cohen Y. 2010. Noninvasive bipolar double-pulsed-field-gradient NMR reveals signatures for pore size and shape in polydisperse, randomly oriented, inhomogeneous porous media. J Chem Phys 133(4):044705.
  • Pasternak O, Sochen N, and Basser PJ. 2010. The effect of metric selection on the analysis of diffusion tensor MRI data. Neuroimage 49(3):2190-204.
  • Shemesh N, Özarslan E, Basser PJ, and Cohen Y. 2010. Detecting diffusion-diffraction patterns in size distribution phantoms using double-pulsed field gradient NMR: Theory and experiments. J Chem Phys 132(3):034703.












  • Pierpaoli C, Basser PJ. 1999. Method to Reduce the Bias in the Mean and Variance of Indices of Water Diffusion Anisotropy as Measured by Diffusion Tensor MRI. OTT Reference No: E-157-1996/0.
  • Aldroubi A and Basser PJ. external link 1999. Reconstruction of vector and tensor fields from sampled discrete data. Contemporary Mathematics 247:1-15.
  • Barratti C, Barnett AS, Pierpaoli C. 1999. Comparative MR imaging study of brain maturation in kittens with T1, T2, and the trace of the diffusion tensor. Radiology 210(1):133-42.
  • Pajevic S, Pierpaoli C. 1999. Color schemes to represent the orientation of anisotropic tissues from diffusion tensor data: application to white matter fiber tract mapping in the human brain. Magn Reson Med 42(3):526-40.
  • Tasaki I. external link 1999. Evidence for phase transition in nerve fibers, cells and synapses. Ferroelectrics 220:305-16.DOI: 10.1080/00150199908216221 external link
  • Tasaki I. 1999. Rapid structural changes in nerve fibers and cells associated with their excitation processes. Jpn J Physiol 49(2):125-38. DOI: 10.2170/jjphysiol.49.125 external link
  • Virta A, Barnett A, Pierpaoli C. 1999. Visualizing and characterizing white matter fiber structure and architecture in the human pyramidal tract using diffusion tensor MRI. Magn Reson Imaging 17(8):1121-33.



  • Basser PJ. 1997. New histological and physiological stains derived from diffusion-tensor MR images. Ann N Y Acad Sci 820:123-38.
  • Mattiello J, Basser PJ, Le Bihan D. 1997. The b matrix in diffusion tensor echo-planar imaging. Magn Reson Med 37(2):292-300.
  • Tasaki I. 1997. Rapid volume expansion in the torpedo electric organ associated with its postsynaptic potential. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 233(2):305-8. PDF version (PDF 366 KB) PMID: 9144529, DOI: 10.1006/bbrc.1997.6451 external link



  • Basser PJ. (1995) Inferring microstructural features and the physiological state of tissue from diffusion weighted images. NMR Biomed. 8(7-8):333-44. PMID: 8739270
  • George MS, Wassermann EM, Williams WA, Callahan A, Ketter TA, Basser PJ, Hallett M, Post RM. (1995) Daily repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) improves mood in depression. Neuroreport. 6(14):1853-6. PMID: 8547583
  • Basser, P.J., Mattiello, J., and Le Bihan, D. (1995) Anisotropic diffusion: MR diffusion tensor imaging. In D. Le Bihan (Ed.), Diffusion and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (pp. 140-149). New York: Raven Press, Ltd.
  • Mattiello J, Basser PJ, Le Bihan D. (1995) Analytical calculation of the b matrix in diffusion imaging. In D. Le Bihan (Ed.), Diffusion and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (pp. 77-99). New York: Raven Press, Ltd.
  • Le Bihan, D. and Basser, P.J. (1995) Molecular diffusion and nuclear magnetic resonance. In D. Le Bihan (Ed.) ,Diffusion and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging (pp. 5-17). New York: Raven Press, Ltd.


  • Basser PJ. (1994) Focal magnetic stimulation of an axon. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 41(6):601-6. PMID: 7927380, DOI: 10.1109/10.293248 external link

  • Basser PJ, Mattiello J, Le Bihan D. (1994) Estimation of the effective self-diffusion tensor from the NMR spin echo. J Magn Reson B. 103(3):247-54. PMID: 8019776, DOI: 10.1006/jmrb.1994.1037 external link

  • Basser PJ, Mattiello J, Le Bihan D. (1994) MR diffusion tensor spectroscopy and imaging. Biophys J. 66(1):259-67. PMID: 8130344, PMCID: PMC1275686, DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3495(94)80775-1 external link

  • Mattiello J, Basser PJ, Le Bihan D. (1994) Analytical expressions for the b matrix in NMR diffusion imaging and spectroscopy. J Magn Reson A 108:131-141. DOI: 10.1006/jmra.1994.1103 external link
  • Roth BJ, Basser PJ, and Wikswo JP. (1994) A theoretical model for magneto-acoustic imaging of bioelectric currents. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 41(8):723-8. PMID: 7927394, DOI: 10.1109/10.310087 external link


  • Basser PJ. (1993) Cable equation for a myelinated axon derived from its microstructure. Med Biol Eng Comput. 31 Suppl:S87-92. PMID: 8231331
  • Basser PJ, Grodzinsky AJ. (1993) The Donnan model derived from microstructure. Biophys Chem. 46(1):57-68. PMID: 8443336


  • Chiarelli P, Basser PJ, Derossi D, and Goldstein S. (1992) The dynamics of a hydrogel strip. Biorheology 29(4):383-98. PMID: 1306365
  • Nilsson J, Panizza M, Roth BJ, Basser PJ, Cohen LG, Caruso G, Hallett M. Determining the site of stimulation during magnetic stimulation of a peripheral nerve. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 85(4):253-64. PMID: 1380913
  • Basser PJ, Wijesinghe RS, and Roth BJ. (1992) The activating function for magnetic stimulation derived from a three-dimensional volume conductor model. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 39(11):1207-10. PMID: 1487283, DOI: 10.1109/10.168686 external link
  • Basser PJ. (1992) Interstitial pressure, volume, and flow during infusion into brain tissue. Microvascular Research 44(2):143-65. PMID: 1474925


  • Basser PJ, Roth BJ. (1991) Stimulation of a myelinated nerve axon by electromagnetic induction. Med Biol Eng Comput. 29(3):261-268. PMID: 1943258


  • Roth B, Basser P. (1990) A model of the stimulation of a nerve fiber by electromagnetic induction. IEEE Trans. Bio. Med. Eng. 37:588-597. PMID: 2354840, DOI: 10.1109/10.55662 external link

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