Jie Luo

Dr. Jie Luo, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2013, she joined Research Lab of Electronics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow, and in 2015, the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center (FNNDSC) at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as a research fellow. Dr. Luo is currently supported by grants from the Shanghai Sailing Program as well as the Ministry of Science and Technology. Dr. Luo has been a member of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and Overseas Chinese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (OCSMRM) since 2009, and was elected Junior Fellow of the ISMRM Society in 2016. She serves as ad-hoc reviewer for journals of NMR in Biomedicine, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, etc. 


2003-2007 B.S., College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University 

2007-2012 Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St.Louis 

Work experience

2012-2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine

2013-2016, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2015-2016, Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School


Molecular imaging, multimodal imaging technique, neurological diseases,  neurodevelopment 


1. M. Zhang, H. Huang, W. Liu, L. Tang, Q. Li, J. Wang, X. Huang, X. Lin, H. Meng, J. Wang, S. Zhan, B. Li, and  J. Luo, Combined quantitative T2 mapping and [18F]FDG PET could improve lateralization of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. European Radiology, 2022, 32(9): 6108-6117. 

2. L. Tang, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, R. Guo, B. Clifford, G. El Fakhri, C. Ma, Z-P. Liang, J. Luo, Accelerated J-resolved 1 H-MRSI with limited and sparse sampling of (k,t1,t2) -space. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2021, 85(1):30-41.

3. H, Huang, J. Wang, M. Zhang, W. Liu, L. Tang, Y. Zhao, R. Guo, Y. Li, Z-P. L, Y. Li, B. Li, J. Luo, Simultaneous 18F-FDG-PET and 1H-MRSI in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Reveals Metabolic Alterations Concordant with SEEG Epileptogenicity. Proceedings of the ISMRM 2021, (oral presentation with Summa Cum Laude)

4. J. Luo, E. Abaci Turk, B. Gagoski, N. Copeland, I. Y. Zhou, V. Young, C. Bibbo, J. N. Robinson, C. Zera, W. H. Barth, D. J. Roberts, P. Z. Sun, P. E. Grant, Preliminary evaluation of dynamic glucose enhanced MRI of the human placenta during glucose tolerance test. Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 9(10):1619-1627.

5. J. Luo#, E. Abaci Turk#, C. Bibbo, B. Gagoski, D. J. Roberts, M. Vangel, C. M. Tempany-Afdhal, C. Barnewolt, J. Estroff, A. Palanisamy, W. H. Barth, C. Zera, N. Malpica, P. Golland, E. Adalsteinsson, J. N. Robinson, P. E. Grant, In Vivo Quantification of Placental Insufficiency by BOLD MRI: A Human Study. Scientific Reports, 2017, in press

6. E. Abaci Turk#, J. Luo#, B. Gagoski, J. Pascau, C. Bibbo, J. N. Robinson, P. E. Grant, E. Adalsteinsson, P. Golland, N. Malpica, Spatiotemporal Alignment of In Utero BOLD-MRI Series. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/jmri.25585.

7. J. Luo, D. A. Yablonskiy, C. F. Hildebolt, S. Lancia, and, A. H. Cross*, Gradient echo MRI correlates with clinical measures and allows visualization of veins within multiple sclerosis lesions. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 2014; 20:349-355.

8. J. Luo, X. He and D. A. Yablonskiy*, Nature of MR Signal Frequency Shift in White Matter ‐ Experimental Validation of Generalized Lorentzian Approach. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2014; 71: 1251-1263.

9. D. A. Yablonskiy*, J. Luo, A. L. Sukstanskii, A. Iyer and A. H. Cross, Mapping MRI Signal Frequency to Reveal Central Nervous System Damage: Biophysical Mechanisms and Application to Multiple Sclerosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012; 109:14212-14217.

Honor Award

Junior Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)