Joseph Rispoli

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Assistant Professor - Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University

Contact Info:
MJIS 3035

Training Group(s):
Integrative Neuroscience

Active Mentor - currently hosting PULSe students for laboratory rotations and recruiting PULSe students into the laboratory; serves on preliminary exam committees

Current Research Interests:

Dr. Rispoli’s research incorporates novel methodology and instrumentation for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. He is particularly interested in anatomically-tailored radiofrequency coil design and in vivo spectroscopy, for research applications in neuroscience and breast cancer.

Selected Publications:

A. Chhetri, X. Li, J.V. Rispoli, “Current and Emerging Magnetic Resonance-Based Techniques for Breast Cancer,” Frontiers in Medicine, 2020 (in press).

J. Vincent, J.V. Rispoli, “Conductive-thread based stretchable and flexible radiofrequency coils for magnetic resonance imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2019. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2956682.

N. Vike, J. Tang, T. Talavage, R. Shi, J. Rispoli, “Determination of acrolein-associated relaxation times and noninvasive quantification using NMR and magnetic resonance spectroscopy,” Applied Magnetic Resonance, 2019. doi: 10.1007/s00723-019-01148-2.

K.A. Hopkins, N. Vike, X. Li, J. Kennedy, E. Simmons, J. Rispoli, L. Solorio, “Noninvasive characterization of in situ forming implant diffusivity using diffusion-weighted MRI,” Journal of Controlled Release, 2019;309:289-301. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2019.07.019. 

X. Mao, N.L. Vike, T.M. Talavage, J.V. Rispoli, D.J. Love, “Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) MRI: combining parallel excitation and parallel reception for enhanced imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, 2019;5(4):596-605. doi: 10.1109/TCI.2019.2904882. 

X. Li, J.V. Rispoli, “Toward 7T Breast MRI Clinical Study: Safety Assessment via Simulation of Heterogeneous Breast Models in Radiofrequency Exposure,” Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2019;81:1307-1321. doi: 10.1002/mrm.27395.

S. Bari, D.O. Svaldi, I. Jang; T.E. Shenk, V.N. Poole, T. Lee, U. Dydak, J.V. Rispoli, E.A. Nauman, T.M. Talavage, “Dependence on Subconcussive Impacts of Brain Metabolism in Collision Sports Athletes: An MR Spectroscopy Study,” Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2019;13(3):735-479. doi: 10.1007/s11682-018-9861-9

M.P. McDougall, S. Cheshkov, J. Rispoli, C. Malloy, I. Dimitrov, S.M. Wright, “Quadrature transmit coil for breast imaging at 7 tesla using forced current excitation for improved homogeneity,” Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2014;40(5):1165-1173. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24473

J.V. Rispoli, I. Dimitrov, S. Cheshkov, C. Malloy, S.M. Wright, M.P. McDougall, “Trap design and component analysis for high-power multinuclear experiments,” Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part B: Magnetic Resonance Engineering, 2016. doi: 10.1002/cmr.b.21345. 

J. Cui, J. Bosshard, J. Rispoli, I. Dimitrov, S. Cheshkov, M. McDougall, et al., "A switched-mode breast coil for 7 tesla MRI using forced-current excitation," IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering, 2015.

S. By, J. V. Rispoli, S. Cheshkov, I. Dimitrov, J. Cui, S. Seiler, et al., "A 16-Channel Receive, Forced Current Excitation Dual-Transmit Coil for Breast Imaging at 7T," PloS one, vol. 9, p. e113969, 2014.

M. P. McDougall, S. Cheshkov, J. Rispoli, C. Malloy, I. Dimitrov, and S. M. Wright, "Quadrature transmit coil for breast imaging at 7 tesla using forced current excitation for improved homogeneity," Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol. 40, pp. 1165-1173, 2014.


J. Rispoli, S. Wright, and M. McDougall, "Illustration of the Impact of Tuning Configuration on 7T RF Coil Simulations," Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med., vol. 22, p. 1362, 2014.


S. Cheshkov, I. Dimitrov, J. Rispoli, E. Gonzalez, C. Malloy, M. McDougall, et al., "Proton-decoupled 13C MRS of the breast at 7T," Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med., vol. 20, p. 4428, 2012.

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