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Chamith S. Rajapakse, PhD

Chamith S. Rajapakse, PhD Researcher

Assistant Professor of Radiology Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), International Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), International Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), Local Institute of Aging (IOA), Local Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), International International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), International Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), International Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), Local Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders (PCMD), Local The International Honor Society in Scientific Research (Sigma Xi), International

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Dr. Rajapakse is employed by Penn Medicine.


Description of Research Expertise:

Muscluloskeletal Imaging, Cardiovascular Imaging, and Orthopaedic Engineering

Selected Publications:

Li C, Seifert AC, Rad HS, Bhagat YA, Rajapakse CS, Sun W, Lam SC, Wehrli FW: Cortical bone water concentration: dependence of MR imaging measures on age and pore volume fraction Radiology 272 (3): 796-806,2014.

Seifert AC, Li C, Rajapakse CS, Bashoor-Zadeh M, Bhagat YA, Wright AC, Zemel BS, Zavaliangos A, Wehrli FW.: Bone mineral (31)P and matrix-bound water densities measured by solid-state (31)P and (1)H MRI NMR Biomed 27 (7): 739-48,2014.

Al Mukaddam M, Rajapakse CS, Bhagat YA, Wehrli FW, Guo W, Peachey H, LeBeau SO, Zemel BS, Kappor SC, Snyder PJ.: Effects of testosterone and growth hormone on the structural and mechanical properties of bone by micro-MRI in the distal tibia of men with hypopituitarism. JCEM 99 (4): 1236-44,2014.

Chang G, Honig S, Brown R, Deniz CM, Egol KA, Babb JS, Regatte RR, Rajapakse CS: Finite element analysis applied to 3-T MR imaging of proximal femur microarchitecture: lower bone strength in patients with fragility fractures compared with control subjects Radiology 272 (2): 464-74,2014.

Chang G, Honig S, Liu Y, Chen C, Chu KK, Rajapakse CS, Egol K, Xia D, Saha PK, Regatte RR: 7 Tesla MRI of bone microarchitecture discriminates between women without and with fragility fractures who do not differ by bone mineral density J Bone Miner Metab 33 (3): 285-93,2015.

Wink JD, Gerety PA, Sherif RD, Lim Y, Clarke NA, Rajapakse CS, Nah HD, Taylor JA.: Sustained delivery of rhBMP-2 by means of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) microspheres: cranial bone regeneration without heterotopic ossification or craniosynostosis Plast Reconstr Surg 134 (1): 51-9,2014.

Rajapakse CS, Chang G.: Impact of body habitus on radiologic interpretations--Invited guest editorial Acad Radiol 21 (1): 1-2,2014.

N. Zhang, J. Magland, C. S. Rajapakse, F. W. Wehrli: Registration-Based Motion Correction in Time-Series Studies of Bone Microarchitecture and Mechanics ISMRM, Milan, Italy : 2014.

A. C. Seifert, C. Li, C. S. Rajapakse, M. Bashoor-Zadeh, Y. A. Bhagat, A. C. Wright, B. Zemel, A. Zavaliangos, and F. W. Wehrli: Bone Mineral and Matrix Densities Measured by Solid-State 1H and 31P MRI. ISMRM, Milan, Italy : 2014.

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