Zhengchao Dong, PhD

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Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)

Languages

  • German
  • Chinese

Research

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Elsmarieke van de Giessen, Jodi J. Weinstein, Clifford M. Cassidy, Margaret Haney, Zhengchao Dong, Rassil Ghazzaoui, Najate Ojeil, Lawrence Kegeles, Xiaoyan Xu, Nehal P. Vadhan, Nora Volkow, Mark Slifstein, Anissa Abi-Dargham. Deficits in striatal dopamine release in cannabis dependence. (submitted)
  • Zhengchao Dong, Yudong Zhang, Xuewu Zhang, Jianwu Li. In vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and its applications in autistic disorder (Submitted)
  • Zhengchao Dong, Trevor Andrews, Chuanmiao Xie, Takeshi Yokoo. Advances in MRI Techniques and Applications. Biomed Research International. Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 139043, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/139043
  • Chunming Liu, Zhengchao Dong , Liang Xu, Aiman Khursheed, Longchun Dong, Zhenxing Liu, Jun Yang, Jun Liu. MR Image Features Predicting Hemorrhagic Transformation in Acute Cerebral Infarction: a Multimodal Study. Neuroradiology (DOI: 10.1007/s00234-015-1575-8).
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang*, Preetha Phillips, Zhengchao Dong, Genlin Ji, Jiquan Yang, Detection of Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment based on structural volumetric MR images using 3D-DWT and WTA-KSVM trained by PSOTVAC [J]. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 2015, 21: 58-73 (IF: 1.532)
  • Shuihua Wang, Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Sidan Du, Genlin Ji, Jie Yan, Jiquan Yang, Qiong Wang, Chunmei Feng, Preetha Phillips. Feed-forward Neural Network Optimized by Hybridization of PSO and ABC for Abnormal Brain Detection [J]. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology. 2015, 25(2): 153-164
  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Preetha Phillips, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, Jiquan Yang, Ti-Fei Yuan. Detection of subjects and brain regions related to Alzheimer's disease using 3D MRI scans based on eigenbrain and machine learning. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2015, Volume 9. DOI: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00066
  • Zhengchao Dong. Proton MRS and MRSI of the Brain without Water Suppression. Progress in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (10.1016/j.pnmrs.2014.12.001)
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, Zhengchao Dong. Exponential Wavelet Iterative Shrinkage Thresholding Algorithm with Random Shift for Compressed Sensing Magnetic Resonance Imaging. IEEJ Trans 2015; 10: 116 – 11
  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Genlin Ji & Shuihua Wang. An improved reconstruction method for CS-MRI based on exponential wavelet transform and iterative shrinkage/thresholding algorithm. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. DOI: 10.1080/09205071.2014.967365.
  • Gelan Yang, Yudong Zhang, Jiquan Yang, Genlin Ji, Zhengchao Dong, Shuihua Wang, Chunmei Feng , Qiong Wang. Automated classification of brain images using wavelet-energy and biogeography-based optimization. Multimedia Tools and Applications. 10.1007/s11042-015-2649-7.
  • Bradley Peterson, Suzanne Goh, Zhengchao Dong. Author Response Letter to “Brain lactate as a biomarker for comorbid anxiety disorder in ASD?” JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72(2):190-191. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.2425
  • Zhengchao Dong, Yudong Zhang, Feng Liu, Yunsuo Duan, Alayar Kangarlu, Bradley S. Peterson. Improving the Spectral Resolution and Spectral Fitting of 1H MRSI Data from Human Calf Muscle by the SPREAD Technique. (NMR in Biomed. DOI: 10.1002/nbm.3193).
  • Xin Hou, Jianwu Li, Yao Lu and Zhengchao Dong, Improving Nonlocal Means Method via a No-Reference Image Content Metric for MRI Denoising. Chinese Journal of Electronics 23(4), 735-741, 2014.
  • Suzanne Goh*, Zhengchao Dong*, Yudong Zhang, Salvatore DiMauro & Bradley S. Peterson. Brain imaging evidence for a biological subtype of autism spectrum disorder with mitochondrial dysfunction (* co-first-authors) JAMA Psychiatry, 2014; doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.176.
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, Zhengchao Dong, Yi Sun, Preetha Phillips. Binary Structuring Elements Decomposition based on an improved Recursive Dilation-Union Model and RSAPSO Method [J]. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. (Accepted, url: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/aip/)
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, Zhengchao Dong. An Improved Quality Guided Phase Unwrapping Method and Its Applications to MRI [J]. Progress in Electromagnetics Research – Pier. 2014, 145: 273-286.
  • Yudong Zhang, Bradley Peterson, Genlin Ji and Zhengchao Dong. Energy Preserved Sampling for Compressed Sensing MRI. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. Volume 2014, Article ID 546814.
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Zhengchao Dong. Classification of Alzheimer Disease Based on Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Kernel Support Vector Machine Decision Tree [J]. Progress in Electromagnetics Research - Pier. 2014, vol. 144, 185-191
  • Wangli Hao, Jianwu Li, Xiaobo Qu, Zhengchao Dong. Fast iterative contourlet thresholding for compressed sensing MRI. Electronics Letters; 19:1206-1208, 2013.
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, and Zhengchao Dong. Genetic Pattern Search and its Application to Brain Image Classification. Mathematical Problems in Engineering; Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 580876.
  • L. Fredrik Jarskog*, Zhengchao Dong*, Alayar Kangarlu, Ragy R. Girgis, Tiziano Colibazzi, Deanna M. Barch, Robert W. Buchanan, John G. Csernansky, Donald C. Goff, Daniel C. Javitt, Richard S.E. Keefe, Robert P. McMahon, Stephen R. Marder, Bradley S. Peterson, Jeffrey A. Lieberman. Effects of davunetide on N-acetylaspartate and choline in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in patients with schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 38(7):1245-52. 2013. (* co-first-authors)
  • Yudong Zhang, Bradley Peterson, Zhengchao Dong. A Support-Based Reconstruction for SENSE MRI. Sensors 13(4), pp. 4029:4040. 2013.
  • Hao X, Xu D, Bansal R, Dong Z, Liu J, Wang Z, Kangarlu A, Liu F, Duan Y, Shova S, Gerber AJ, Peterson BS. Multimodal magnetic resonance imaging: The coordinated use of multiple, mutually informative probes to understand brain structure and function. Human Brain Mapping. 34, pp. 253–271, 2013.
  • Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji, and Zhengchao Dong. An MR Brain Images Classifier System via Particle Swarm Optimization and Kernel Support Vector Machine. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2013, Article ID 130134, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/130134
  • Zhengchao Dong, Feng Liu, Alayar Kangarlu, Bradley S. Peterson. Metabolite Mapping with Extended Brain Coverage Using a Fast Multi-Section MRSI Pulse Sequence and a Multi-Channel Coil. International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Volume 2012, 2012.
  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Lenan Wu, Shuihua Wang: A hybrid method for MRI brain image classification. Expert Syst. Appl. 38(8): 10049-10053, 2011.
  • Zhang, Y. Wu, L. Peterson, B. Dong, Z. A Two-Level Iterative Reconstruction Method for Compressed Sensing MRI. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 25, pp. 1081-1091, 2011.
  • Zhengchao Dong & Bradley Peterson. Spectral Resolution Amelioration by Deconvolution (SPREAD) in MR Spectroscopic Imaging. J of Magn Reson Imaging, 29: 1395-1405, 2009.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Wolfgang Dreher, Dieter Leibfritz, and Bradley Peterson. The Challenges of Using MRS to Detect Neural Progenitor Cells in vivo. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 30: 1096:1101, 2009.
  • F Liu, M Garland, Y Duan, RI Stark RI, D Xu, R Bansal, Z Dong, BS Peterson, A Kangarlu. Techniques for in utero, longitudinal MRI of fetal brain development in baboons at 3T. Methods. 50(3):147-56, 2010.
  • F Liu, M Garland, Y Duan, RI Stark, D Xu, Z Dong, R Bansal, BS Peterson, A Kangarlu, Study of the Development of Fetal Baboon Brain Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 3 Tesla, Neuroimage. 40:148-159. 2008.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Bradley Peterson. The rapid and automatic combination of proton MRSI data using multi-channel coils without water suppression. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 25:1148-1154, 2007.
  • Cui MH, Hwang JH, Tomuta V, Dong Z, Stein DT. Cross contamination of intramyocellular lipid signals through loss of bulk magnetic susceptibility effect differences in human muscle using 1H-MRSI at 4 T. J Appl Physiol. 103:1290-1298. 2007.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Jong-Hee Hwang. Lipid signal exaction by SLIM: application to proton MR spectroscopic imaging of human calf muscles. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 55:1447-1453, 2006.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz. Toward quantitative short echo time in vivo proton MR spectroscopy without water suppression. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 55: 1441-1446, 2006.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz. An experimental method to eliminate frequency modulation sidebands in localized in vivo 1H MR spectra acquired without water suppression. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 51: 602-606, 2004.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Shuihua Wang, Preetha Phillips, Genlin Ji. Prediction of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment based on structural volumetric MR images by 3D discrete wavelet transform and artificial neural network. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Washington, D.C. US, July 18-23, 2015.
  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Preetha Phillips, Shuihua Wang, Genlin Ji. Prediction of MCI to Alzheimer’s conversion based on tensor-based morphometry and kernel support vector machine. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Washington, D.C. US, July 18-23, 2015.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Feng Liu, Yunsuo Duan, Alayar Kangalu, Yudong Zhang. Effects of SPREAD on Proton MRSI Spectra of Human Calf Muscle. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Milan, Italy, 2014.
  • Jun Liu, Liang Xu, Chunming Liu, Zhengchao Dong. Correlation of MR image features and hemorrhagic transformation in acute cerebral infarction: a multi-modal study. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Salt Lake City, USA, 2013.
  • Yudong Zhang, Bradley S Peterson, Zhengchao Dong. An MR Brain Image Classifier System via Particle Swarm Optimization and Kernel Support Vector Machine. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Salt Lake City, USA, 2013.
  • Yudong Zhang, Bradley S Peterson, Zhengchao Dong. Increasing Sparsity in Compressed Sensing MRI by Exponent of Wavelet Coefficients. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Melbourne, Australia, 2012.
  • Md Mashud Hyder, Bradley Peterson, Zhengchao Dong. Reconstruction of Compressed Sensing MRI by Computing Finite Differences of Wavelet Coefficients. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Melbourne, Australia, 2260, 2012.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Yudong Zhang, Bradley S Peterson. Combination of Compressed Sensing and SENSE for 1H MRSI: An Initial Result. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Montreal, Canada, 2011
  • Zhengchao Dong, Feng Liu, Alayar Kangalu & Bradley S. Peterson. Whole Brain MRSI Using a Multiple 2D Sequence. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Feng Liu, Yunshuo Duan, Alayar Kangarlu & Bradley S. Peterson. Enhancing Spectral Resolution in 1H MRSI of Human Calf Muscles by SPREAD. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010.
  • Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Lenan Wu, Shuihua Wang, Zhenyu Zhou. Feature extraction of brain MRI by stationary wavelet transform. International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science (2010).
  • Zhengchao Dong & Bradley S. Peterson. Spectral Resolution Amelioration of Proton MRSI Spectra by Deconvolving the Field Inhomogeneities. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Honolulu, 2009.
  • Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Zhengchao Dong, Shuihua Wang, Zhengyu Zhou, "Face Orientation Estimation by Particle Swarm Optimization," isise, pp.388-391, 2009 Second International Symposium on Information Science and Engineering, 2009
  • Zhengchao Dong, Zhishun Wang, and Bradley Peterson. A note on the Model-based Spectral Fitting of Proton MRS in the Frequency Domain. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Toronto, p3177, 2008.
  • F Liu, M Garland, Y Duan, RI Stark, D Xu, Z Dong, R Bansal, BS Peterson, A Kangarlu, In utero MRI study of fetal baboon brains at 3T, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Toronto, p666, 2008.
  • Feng Liu, Yunsuo Duan, Zhengchao Dong, Tove Rosen, Ravi Bansal, Dongrong Xu, Satie Shova, Bradley Peterson, Alayar Kangarlu, T2 Mapping of the Brains of Human Newborns in Control Group and Prenatally Drug-Exposed Groups, 14th Annual Meeting of the OHBM. June 15-19, 2008, Melbourne, Australia. (NeuroImage, V41, Supplement 1, 2008.)
  • Xuejun Hao, Dongrong Xu, Ravi Bansal, Zhishun Wang, Zhengchao Dong, Bradley S Peterson. Multimodal MRI of Human Brain: A Correlation Study. Human Brain Mapping (HBM 2007), June 10-17, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Zhengchao Dong, Zhishun Wang, Xuejun Hao and Bradley Peterson. A Feasibility Study on Quantitative Proton MRSI of the Brain Using Multi-channel Coils without Water Suppression. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of Human Brain Mapping, Chicago, Illinois, 2007.
  • Zhengchao Dong and Bradley S. Peterson. Combination of Proton MRSI of the Brain Acquired Using a Multichannel Coil without Water Suppression. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of ISMRM, Berlin, 2007.
  • Zhengchao Dong, Feng Liu, Alayar Kangarlu, Bradley Peterson. Water Mapping of the Whole Brains of Infants Using an FSE Sequence at 3.0 T. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Seattle, 2006.
  • Zhishun Wang, Zhengchao Dong and Bradley S. Peterson. Robust Quantification of MR Spectroscopy Data with Combined Nonlinear L1-norm and L2-norm Optimization Model. Proceedings of the Human Brain Mapping, Toronto, Canada, 2005.
  • Zhengchao Dong, J-H Hwang: Lipid signal extraction in proton MR spectroscopic imaging of human calf muscles. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Miami, 2005.
  • Zhengchao Dong: Time evolution and atomic dynamics of a three-level atom and correlated two-mode field system. Proceedings of International Symposium on Atomic Coherence and Inversionless Optical Amplification, ed. J.Y. Gao and S.Y. Zhu, Changchun, China, September 3-5, 1995.
  • Zhengchao Dong, J-H Hwang: SLIM reconstruction of 1H MRS of calf muscles: A feasibility study. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Kyoto, Japan, P2305 2004.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz: SPECFIT: A new method to quantify short TE in vivo 1H MR spectra. Proceedings of the 24th Discussion Meeting of MR of Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Bremen, Germany, 2002.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz: A new method to quantify short TE in vivo proton MR spectra acquired without water suppression. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ESMRMB, Cannes, France; P. 365, 2002.
  • M. Althaus, W. Dreher, Zhengchao Dong, D. Leibfritz: Fast NAA mapping using the Matrix Pencil Method on spectroscopic RARE data sets. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ESMRMB, Cannes, France; P. 364, 2002.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz: Experimental Elimination of Frequency Modulation Sidebands in Localized 1H MRS Acquired without Water Suppression. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Hawaii, P. 2198, 2002.
  • Zhengchao Dong, W. Dreher, D. Leibfritz: Quantification of proton MR spectroscopy without prior and post acquisition water suppression. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Denver, P. 1954, 2000.

Book Chapters

  • Bansal R, Chung Y, Dong Z, Duan Y, Gerber A, Hao X, Kangarlu A, Lui F, Marsh R, Plessen KJ, Royal J, Wang Z, Peterson BS. Neuroimaging methods in the study of childhood psychiatric disorders. (2007) In Lewis M (Ed): Lewis’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook, 4th Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.