Congratulations to Ulrike Dydak, Associate Director of the WGHI, for winning the 2024 Christine M. Ladisch Faculty Leadership Award!


Ulrike Dydak, Director of the MRI Facility, professor in the Purdue University School of Health Sciences, and Associate Director of the Women's Global Health Institute, is the recipient of the 2024 Christine M. Ladisch Faculty Leadership Award!

Established in 2018, the award is presented annually to a female faculty member in the College of Health and Human Sciences who is interested in developing her leadershipskills. The award provides up to $5,000 to cover the cost of participation in courses, conferences, workshops, institutes or other leadership opportunities that promote the development of faculty leaders.

Read more about this award and the WGHI here!

About Us

The Purdue Life Science MRI Facility is a Purdue Core facility supported by the College of Health and Human Sciences, housing a 3T Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma MRI scanner. The facility is dedicated to the advancement of basic and applied life science research on the Purdue campus with an emphasis in understanding human health and disease. Examples of current research topics include nutrition, environmental health, psychology, basic brain research, speech, language and auditory disorders, motor disorders, autism, cancer, and neurodegenerative disorders. The goal of the Purdue Life Science MRI Facility is to create a supportive environment promoting research on any and all life science-related topics.



In Regards to Referencing the MRI Facility:

Since the Life Science MRI Facility was funded by an NIH S10 instrumentation grant, users who publish any data acquired on the Siemens Prisma Scanner must acknowledge the following Grant in any publication: 
S10 OD012336 - 3T MRI Scanner dedicated to Life Sciences Research 
PI: Ulrike Dydak
Suggested LanguageData acquisition was supported in part by NIH grant S10 OD012336.
If you already have a publication, where this was omitted, please sign in to NCBI, go to Manage My Bibliography and click “Add Award” (or click on the number of awards already associated with the publication). There you can search for other awards than your own, and by typing in the info on the grant above, you will be able to link this grant to your publication.
This linking of the publication to the grant is extremely important for our annual reports back to NIH about the instrumentation grant!
Thank you,
The Life Science MRI Facility




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