Multi-echo dipole inversion for magnetic susceptibility mapping. Kames C, Doucette J, Rauscher A. Magn Reson Med. 2023 Jun;89(6):2391-2401. doi: 10.1002/mrm.29588

Orientation dependence of R2 relaxation in the newborn brain. Bartels LM, Doucette J, Birkl C, Zhang Y, Weber AM, Rauscher A. Neuroimage. 2022 Dec 1;264:119702. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119702

Quantitative myelin imaging with MRI and PET: an overview of techniques and their validation status.  van der Weijden CWJ, Biondetti E, Gutmann IW, Dijkstra H, McKerchar R, de Paula Faria D, de Vries EFJ, Meilof JF, Dierckx RAJO, Prevost VH, Rauscher A. Brain. 2022 Nov 21:awac436. doi: 10.1093/brain/awac436

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging reflects different levels of histologically determined myelin densities in multiple sclerosis, including remyelination in inactive multiple sclerosis lesions. Wiggermann V, Endmayr V, Hernández-Torres E, Höftberger R, Kasprian G, Hametner S, Rauscher A. Brain Pathol. 2023 Jan 31:e13150. doi: 10.1111/bpa.13150

Differential age-associated brain atrophy and white matter changes among homeless and precariously housed individuals compared with the general population.

Stubbs JL, Jones AA, Wolfman D, Chan RCY, Vila-Rodriguez F, Vertinsky AT, Heran MK, Su W, Lang DJ, Field TS, Gicas KM, Woodward ML, Thornton AE, Barr AM, Leonova O, MacEwan W, Rauscher A, Honer WG, Panenka WJ. BMJ Neurol Open. 2023 Jan 13;5(1):e000349
Using serial position effects to investigate memory dysfunction in homeless and precariously housed persons. Gicas KM, Benitah K, Thornton AE, Petersson AM, Jones PW, Stubbs JL, Jones AA, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Leonova O, Vila-Rodriguez F, Barr AM, Buchanan T, Su W, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, MacEwan GW, Honer WG. Clin Neuropsychol. 2023 Feb 15:1-18. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2023.2178513.


Brain imaging abnormalities in mixed Alzheimer’s and subcortical vascular dementia. Lee H, Wiggermann V, Rauscher A, Kames C, Beg MF, Popuri K, Tam R, Lam K, Jacova C, Shahinfard E, Sossi V, Pettersen JA, Hsiung GR. Can J Neurol Sci. 2022 May 26:1-36

Recovering SWI-filtered phase data using deep learning.  Kames C, Doucette J, Birkl C, Rauscher A. Magn Reson Med. 2022 Feb;87(2):948-959

Different from the Beginning: WM Maturity of Female and Male Extremely Preterm Neonates-A Quantitative MRI Study.  Schmidbauer VU, Yildirim MS, Dovjak GO, Goeral K, Buchmayer J, Weber M, Diogo MC, Giordano V, Mayr-Geisl G, Prayer F, Stuempflen M, Lindenlaub F, List V, Glatter S, Rauscher A, Stuhr F, Lindner C, Klebermass-Schrehof K, Berger A, Prayer D, Kasprian G. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022 Apr;43(4):611-619

Pain, opioid use, depressive symptoms, and mortality in adults living in precarious housing or homelessness: a longitudinal prospective study. Jones AA, Cho LL, Kim DD, Barbic SP, Leonova O, Byford A, Buchanan T, Vila-Rodriguez F, Procyshyn RM, Lang DJ, Vertinsky AT, MacEwan GW, Rauscher A, Panenka WJ, Thornton AE, Barr AM, Field TS, Honer WG. Pain. 2022 Feb 21. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002619

Cortical morphology predicts placebo response in multiple sclerosis. Cherkasova MV, Fu JF, Jarrett M, Johnson P, Abel S, Tam R, Rauscher A, Sossi V, Kolind S, Li DKB, Sadovnick AD, Machan L, Girard JM, Emond F, Vosoughi R, Traboulsee A, Stoessl AJ. Sci Rep. 2022 Jan 14;12(1):732
FLAIR2 post-processing: improving MS lesion detection in standard MS imaging protocols. Zrzavy T, Wielandner A, Haider L, Bartsch S, Leutmezer F, Berger T, Nenning KH, Rauscher A, Rommer P, Kasprian G. J Neurol. 2022 Jan;269(1):461-467.


Birkl C, Doucette J, Fan M, Hernández-Torres E, Rauscher A.  Myelin water imaging depends on white matter fiber orientation in the human brain. Magn Reson Med. 2021 Apr;85(4):2221-2231.

In vivo investigation of the multi-exponential T2 decay in human white matter at 7 T: Implications for myelin water imaging at UHF.  Wiggermann V, MacKay AL, Rauscher A, Helms G. NMR Biomed. 2021 Feb;34(2):e4429

Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping of Venous Vessels in Neonates with Perinatal Asphyxia.  Weber AM, Zhang Y, Kames C, Rauscher A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2021 Jul;42(7):1327-1333.

Water content changes in new multiple sclerosis lesions have a minimal effect on the determination of myelin water fraction values. Vavasour IM, Chang KL, Combes AJE, Meyers SM, Kolind SH, Rauscher A, Li DKB, Traboulsee A, MacKay AL, Laule C. J Neuroimaging. 2021 Nov;31(6):1119-1125.
Deep grey matter injury in multiple sclerosis: a NAIMS consensus statement  Ontaneda D, Raza PC, Mahajan KR, Arnold DL, Dwyer MG, Gauthier SA, Greve DN, Harrison DM, Henry RG, Li DKB, Mainero C, Moore W, Narayanan S, Oh J, Patel R, Pelletier D, Rauscher A, Rooney WD, Sicotte NL, Tam R, Reich DS, Azevedo CJ; North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative (NAIMS). Brain. 2021 Aug 17;144(7):1974-1984
Component Processes of Decision Making in a Community Sample of Precariously Housed Persons: Associations With Learning and Memory, and Health-Risk Behaviors.  Baitz HA, Jones PW, Campbell DA, Jones AA, Gicas KM, Giesbrecht CJ, Loken Thornton W, Barone CC, Wang NY, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, Buchanan T, Rauscher A, MacEwan GW, Honer WG, Thornton AE. Front Psychol. 2021 Jul 2;12:571423.
Characterizing Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Association with Losing Stable Housing in a Community-based Sample. Stubbs JL, Thornton AE, Gicas KM, O’Connor TA, Livingston EM, Lu HY, Mehta AK, Lang DJ, Vertinsky AT, Field TS, Heran MK, Leonova O, Sahota CS, Buchanan T, Barr AM, MacEwan GW, Rauscher A, Honer WG, Panenka WJ. Can J Psychiatry. 2022 Mar;67(3):207-215.


Birkl, Birkl-Töglhofer, Kames, Goessler, Haybaeck, Fazekas, Ropele, Rauscher: The influence of iron oxidation state on quantitative MRI parameters in post mortem human brain, Neuroimage 2020

C Birkl, J Doucette, M Fan, E Hernandez-Torres, A Rauscher: Myelin water imaging depends on white matter fiber orientation in the human brain. BioRxiv (accepted for publication in Magn Reson Med)

Doucette J, Kames C, Rauscher A: DECAES – DEcomposition and Component Analysis of Exponential Signals.  Z Med Phys. 2020 May 22:S0939-3889(20)30049-0. doi: 10.1016/j.zemedi.2020.04.001.

Jones AA, Gicas KM, Seyedin S, Willi TS, Leonova O, Vila-Rodriguez F, Procyshyn RM, Smith GN, Schmitt TA, Vertinsky AT, Buchanan T, Rauscher A, Lang DJ, MacEwan GW, Lima VD, Montaner JSG, Panenka WJ, Barr AM, Thornton AE, Honer WG.Associations of substance use, psychosis, and mortality among people living in precarious housing or homelessness: A longitudinal, community-based study in Vancouver, Canada. PLoS Med. 2020 Jul 6;17(7):e1003172

Brown-Lum M, Izadi-Najafabadi S, Oberlander TF, Rauscher A, Zwicker JG. Differences in White Matter Microstructure Among Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e201184. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1184.

Wiggermann V, Vavasour IM, Kolind SH, MacKay AL, Helms G, Rauscher A: Non-negative least squares computation for in vivo myelin mapping using simulated multi-echo spin-echo T2 decay data. NMR Biomed. 2020 Mar 2:e4277. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4277

Gicas KM, Cheng A, Panenka WJ, Kim DD, Yau JC, Procyshyn RM, Stubbs JL, Jones AA, Bains S, Thornton AE, Lang DJ, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, Honer WG, Barr AM: Differential effects of cannabis exposure during early versus later adolescence on the expression of psychosis in homeless and precariously housed adults. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 2:110084.

Dvorak AV, Wiggermann V, Gilbert G, Vavasour IM, MacMillan EL, Barlow L, Wiley N, Kozlowski P, MacKay AL, Rauscher A*, Kolind SH*. (*equal contribution) Multi-spin echo T2 relaxation imaging with compressed sensing (METRICS) for rapid myelin water imaging.Magn Reson Med. 2020 Sep;84(3):1264-1279.

Abel S, Vavasour I, Lee LE, Johnson P, Ackermans N, Chan J, Dvorak A, Schabas A, Wiggermann V, Tam R, Kuan AJ, Morrow SA, Wilken J, Laule C, Rauscher A, Bhan V, Sayao AL, Devonshire V, Li DK, Carruthers R, Traboulsee A, Kolind SH. Myelin Damage in Normal Appearing White Matter Contributes to Impaired Cognitive Processing Speed in Multiple Sclerosis. J Neuroimaging. 2020 Mar;30(2): 205-211.

Weber AM, Zhang Y, Kames C, Rauscher A.Myelin water imaging and R2 * mapping in neonates: Investigating R2 * dependence on myelin and fibre orientation in whole brain white matter.  NMR Biomed. 2020 Mar;33(3):e4222. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4222. Epub 2019 Dec 17.

Cerebral Small Vessel Disease, Risk Factors, and Cognition in Tenants of Precarious Housing.  Zhou LW, Panenka WJ, Al-Momen G, Gicas KM, Thornton AE, Jones AA, Woodward M, Heran MKS, Vertinsky AT, Su W, Barr AM, MacEwan GW, Lang DJ, Rauscher A, Honer WG, Field TS. Stroke. 2020 Nov;51(11):3271-3278.


Kames, Doucette, Rauscher.  Training a Variational Network for use on 3D High Resolution MRI Data in 1 Day, Med NEURIPS 2019

MacMillan EL, Schubert JJ, Vavasour IM, Tam R, Rauscher A, Taylor C, White R, Garren H, Clayton D, Levesque V, Li DK, Kolind SH, Traboulsee AL. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy evidence for declining gliosis in MS patients treated with ocrelizumab versus interferon beta-1a.  Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2019 Oct 15;5(4):2055217319879952.


Esculier JF, Jarrett M, Krowchuk NM, Rauscher A, Wiggermann V, Taunton JE, Wilson DR, Gatti AA, Hunt MA: Cartilage recovery in runners with and without knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study.  Knee. 2019 Oct;26(5):1049-1057

Y. Zhang, A. Rauscher, C. Kames and A.M. Weber Quantitative Analysis of Punctate White Matter Lesions in Neonates Using Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping and R2* Relaxation American Journal of Neuroradiology June 2019

Birkl C, Birkl-Toeglhofer AM, Endmayr V, Hoftberger R, Kasprian G, Krebs C, Haybaeck J, Rauscher AThe influence of brain iron on myelin water imaging. Neuroimage. 2019 May 17. pii: S1053-8119(19)30434-3

M. Le, L.Y.W. Tang, E. Hernández-Torres, M. Jarrett, T. Brosch, L. Metz, D.K.B. Li, A. Traboulsee, R.C. Tam, A. Rauscher, V. Wiggermann: FLAIR2 improves LesionTOADS automatic segmentation of multiple sclerosis lesions in non-homogenized, multi-center, 2D clinical magnetic resonance images, Neuroimage Clinical July 2019

Dvorak AV, Ljungberg E, Vavasour IM, Liu H, Johnson P, Rauscher A, Kramer JLK, Tam R, Li DKB, Laule C, Barlow L, Briemberg H, MacKay AL, Traboulsee A, Kozlowski P, Cashman N, Kolind SH. Rapid myelin water imaging for the assessment of cervical spinal cord myelin damage. Neuroimage Clin. 2019 Jun 17;23:101896

Hu XY, Rajendran L, Lapointe E, Tam R, Li D, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A.  Three-dimensional MRI sequences in MS diagnosis and research. Mult Scler. 2019 May 22:1352458519848100.

Zhou LW, Panenka WJ, Jones AA, Gicas KM, Thornton AE, Heran MKS, Volders D, Lang DJ, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, Su W, Barr AM, MacEwan GW, Honer WG, Field TS. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Brain Infarcts and Associations With Cognitive Performance in Tenants of Marginal Housing. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jul 2;8(13):e011412

Alexander PD, Gicas KM, Cheng A, Lang DJ, Procyshyn RM, Vertinsky AT, Panenka WJ, Thornton AE, Rauscher A, Wong JYX, Chan T, Jones AA, Vila-Rodriguez F, Honer WG, Barr AM. A comparison of regional brain volumes and white matter connectivity in subjects with stimulant induced psychosis versus schizophrenia. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2019 Jun 22.

Kor D, Birkl C, Ropele S, Doucette J, Xu T, Wiggermann V, Hernández-Torres E, Hametner S, Rauscher A. The role of iron and myelin in orientation dependent R2 * of white matter NMR Biomed. 2019 Apr 30:e4092.

Gicas KM, Thornton AE, Waclawik K, Wang N, Jones AA, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Smith GN, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, Buchanan T, Su W, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, MacEwan GW, Honer WG. Volumes of the Hippocampal Formation Differentiate Component Processes of Memory in a Community Sample of Homeless and Marginally Housed Persons. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2019 Jun 1;34(4):548-562

J Doucette, C Kames, E Hernandez-Torres, A Traboulsee, A Rauscher The role of diffusion and perivascular spaces in dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI.  bioRxiv, 614008

Oh J, Ontaneda D, Azevedo C, Klawiter EC, Absinta M, Arnold DL, Bakshi R, Calabresi PA, Crainiceanu C, Dewey B, Freeman L, Gauthier S, Henry R, Inglese M, Kolind S, Li DKB, Mainero C, Menon RS, Nair G, Narayanan S, Nelson F, Pelletier D, Rauscher A, Rooney W, Sati P, Schwartz D, Shinohara RT, Tagge I, Traboulsee A, Wang Y, Yoo Y, Yousry T, Zhang Y, Sicotte NL, Reich DS; North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative.. Imaging outcome measures of neuroprotection and repair in MS: A consensus statement from NAIMS. Neurology. 2019 Mar 12;92(11):519-533. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007099. Epub 2019 Feb 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 30787160.

Gicas KM, Cheng A, Rawtaer I, Willi TS, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Smith GN, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Giesbrecht CJ, Jones AA, Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, Buchanan T, MacEwan GW, Su W, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, O’Rourke N, Loken Thornton W, Thornton AE, Honer WG. Diffusion tensor imaging of neurocognitive profiles in a community cohort living in marginal housing. Brain Behav. 2019 Mar;9(3):e01233. doi: 10.1002/brb3.1233. Epub 2019 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 30724486.

Wiggermann V, Lapointe E, Litvin L, Graf C, Hernández-Torres E, McKenzie M, Vavasour IM, Laule C, MacMillan EL, Li DKB, Kolind SH, Rauscher A, Traboulsee AL. Longitudinal advanced MRI case report of white matter radiation necrosis. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2018 Dec 10;6(2):379-385. doi: 10.1002/acn3.704. eCollection 2019 Feb. PubMed PMID: 30847370; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6389755.

Doucette J, Wei L, Hernández-Torres E, Kames C, Forkert ND, Aamand R, Lund TE, Hansen B, Rauscher ARapid solution of the Bloch-Torrey equation in anisotropic tissue: Application to dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI of cerebral white matter.Neuroimage. 2019 Jan 15;185:198-207. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.035. Epub 2018 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 30332614.

O’Muircheartaigh J, Vavasour I, Ljungberg E, Li DKB, Rauscher A, Levesque V, Garren H, Clayton D, Tam R, Traboulsee A, Kolind S. Quantitative neuroimaging measures of myelin in the healthy brain and in multiple sclerosis. Hum Brain Mapp. 2019 Jan 15. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24510. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30648315.


Wiggermann V, Lapointe E, Litvin L, Graf C, Hernández-Torres E, McKenzie M, Vavasour IM, Laule C, MacMillan EL, Li DKB, Kolind SH, Rauscher A, Traboulsee A. Longitudinal advanced MRI case report of white matter radiation necrosis. Ann Clin Trans Neurology. 2018 Dec 10; DOI:10.1002/acn3.704.

Hernández-Torres E, Wiggermann V, Machan L, Sadovnick AD, Li DKB, Traboulsee A, Hametner S, Rauscher A: Increased mean R2* in the deep gray matter of multiple sclerosis patients: Have we been measuring atrophy? J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Dec 4;DOI:10.1002/jmri.26561.

Doucette J, Wei L, Hernández-Torres E, Kames C , Forkert ND, Aamand R, Lund TE, Hansen B, Rauscher A: Rapid solution of the Bloch-Torrey equation in anisotropic tissue: Application to dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI of cerebral white matter. Neuroimage. 2018 Oct 14. pii: S1053-8119(18)32006-8.

Weber AM, Pukropski A, Kames C, Jarrett M, Dadachanji S, Taunton J, Li DKB, Rauscher A.: Pathological Insights From Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Ice Hockey Players Pre and Post-concussion. Front Neurol. 2018 Aug 6;9:575.

Weber AM, Torres C, Rauscher A.: Imaging the Role of Myelin in Concussion. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2018 Feb;28(1):83-90.

Kames C, Wiggermann V, Rauscher A: Rapid two-step dipole inversion for susceptibility mapping with sparsity priors. Neuroimage. 2018 Feb 15;167:276-283

Lapointe E, Li D, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A.: What Have We Learned from Perfusion MRI in Multiple Sclerosis? AJNR 2018

Barbic SP, Jones AA, Woodward M, Piercy M, Mathias S, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Smith GN, Buchanan T, Vertinsky AT, Gillingham S, Panenka WJ, Rauscher A , Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, MacEwan GW, Lang DJ, Thornton AE, Heran MK, Leon AM, Krausz M, Honer WG: Clinical and functional characteristics of young adults living in single room occupancy housing: preliminary findings from a 10-year longitudinal study. Can J Public Health. 2018 Apr;109(2):204-214

ML Woodward, KM Gicas, DE Warburton, RF White, A Rauscher, O Leonova, W Su, GN Smith, AE Thornton, AT Vertinsky, AA Phillips, VM Goghari, WG Honer, DJ Lang: Hippocampal volume and vasculature before and after exercise in treatment-resistant schizophrenia; Schizophrenia Research, June 2018, accepted

Gicas K, Thornton A, Waclawik K, Wang N, Jones A, Panenka W, Lang D, Smith G, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Barr A, Procyshyn R, Buchanan T, Su W , Vertinsky A, Rauscher A, MacEwan G, Honer W: Volumes of the Hippocampal Formation Differentiate Component Processes of Memory in a Community Sample of Homeless and Marginally Housed Persons, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, accepted


Langkammer C, Schweser F, Shmueli K, Kames C, Li X, Guo L, Milovic C, Kim J, Wei H, Bredies K, Buch S, Guo Y, Liu Z, Meineke J, Rauscher A , Marques JP, Bilgic B: Quantitative susceptibility mapping: Report from the 2016 reconstruction challenge. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jul 31.

Ljungberg E, Vavasour I, Tam R, Yoo Y, Rauscher A, Li DKB, Traboulsee A, MacKay A, Kolind S.: Rapid myelin water imaging in human cervical spinal cord. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Oct;78(4):1482-1487

Schranzer R, Rauscher A, Haimburger E, Bredies K, Reishofer G, Grabner G: Noise reduction in FLAIR2 images using Total Generalized Variation, Gaussian and Wiener filtering. Z Med Phys. 2017 Dec 9. pii: S0939-3889(17)30120-4.

Schmitt T, Thornton AE, Rawtaer I, Barr AM, Gicas KM, Lang DJ, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, Procyshyn RM, Buchanan T, Cheng A, MacKay S, Leonova O, Langheimer V, Field TS, Heran MK, Vila-Rodriguez F, O’Connor TA, MacEwan GW, Honer WG, Panenka WJ: Traumatic Brain Injury in a Community-Based Cohort of Homeless and Vulnerably Housed Individuals. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Dec 1;34(23):3301-3310

Dymerska B, Bohndorf K, Schennach P, Rauscher A, Trattnig S, Robinson SD: In vivo phase imaging of human epiphyseal cartilage at 7 T. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jul 31

Günther Grabner, Thomas Haider, Mark Glassner, Alexander Rauscher, Hannes Traxler, Siegfried Trattnig and Simon D. Robinson:  Post mortem validation of MRI-identified veins on the surface of the cerebral cortex as potential landmarks for neurosurgery, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2017 Jun 21;11:355.

Rauscher A , Hsiung GR, Sepehry AA.: Cerebral Microbleeds: A Call for Standardized Advanced Neuroimaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Nov;38(11):E90-E91

Honer WG, Cervantes-Larios A, Jones AA, Vila-Rodriguez F, Montaner JS, Tran H, Nham J, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Thornton AE, Vertinsky T, Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, Smith GN, Buchanan T, Krajden M, Krausz M, MacEwan GW, Gicas KM, Leonova O, Langheimer V, Rauscher A, Schultz K: The Hotel Study-Clinical and Health Service Effectiveness in a Cohort of Homeless or Marginally Housed Persons. Can J Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;62(7):482-492

Vanessa Wiggermann, Simon Hametner, Enedino Hernández‐Torres, Christian Kames, Verena Endmayr, Gregor Kasprian, Romana Höftberger, David KB Li, Anthony Traboulsee, Alexander Rauscher: Susceptibility‐sensitive MRI of multiple sclerosis lesions and the impact of normal‐appearing white matter changes, NMR Biomed

Nancy Martin, Anthony L Traboulsee, Lindsay Machan, Darren Klass, Tasha Ellchuk, Yinshan Zhao, Katherine B Knox, David Kopriva, Shantilal Lala, Darren Nickel, Robert Otani, Warren R Perera, Alexander Rauscher, A Dessa Sadovnick, Peter Szkup, David K Li: Prevalence of Extracranial Venous Narrowing on Magnetic Resonance Venography Is Similar in People With Multiple Sclerosis, Their Siblings, and Unrelated Healthy Controls: A Blinded, Case-Control Study, Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 68, 2, 202-209

Yuen J, Hung J, Wiggermann V, Robinson S, McCormack R, d’Entremont A, Rauscher A : Multi-echo GRE imaging of knee cartilage Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2017 May;45(5):1502-1513

Anisotropic cerebral vascular architecture causes orientation dependency in cerebral blood flow and volume measured with dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI. Hernández-Torres E, Kassner N, Forkert ND, Wei L, Wiggermann V, Li D, Machan L, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 2017 37 3 1108 – 1119

William G Honer, Alejandro Cervantes-Larios, Andrea A Jones, Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Julio S Montaner, Howard Tran, Jimmy Nham, William J Panenka, Donna J Lang, Allen E Thornton, Talia Vertinsky, Alasdair M Barr, Ric M Procyshyn, Geoffrey N Smith, Tari Buchanan, Mel Krajden, Michael Krausz, G William MacEwan, Kristina M Gicas, Olga Leonova, Verena Langheimer, Alexander Rauscher, Krista Schultz: The Hotel Study—Clinical and Health Service Effectiveness in a Cohort of Homeless or Marginally Housed Persons, The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 0706743717693781

Gicas KM, Giesbrecht CJ, Panenka WJ, Lang DJ, Smith GN, Vila-Rodriguez F, Leonova O, Jones AA, Barr AM, Procyshyn RM, Buchanan T, MacEwan GW, Su W, Vertinsky AT, Rauscher A, Honer WG, Thornton AE: Structural brain markers are differentially associated with neurocognitive profiles in socially marginalized people with multimorbid illness. Neuropsychology. 2017 Jan;31(1):28-43


Pascal Sati, Jiwon Oh, R Todd Constable, Nikos Evangelou, Charles RG Guttmann, Roland G Henry, Eric C Klawiter, Caterina Mainero, Luca Massacesi, Henry McFarland, Flavia Nelson, Daniel Ontaneda, Alexander Rauscher, William D Rooney, Amal PR Samaraweera, Russell T Shinohara, Raymond A Sobel, Andrew J Solomon, Constantina A Treaba, Jens Wuerfel, Robert Zivadinov, Nancy L Sicotte, Daniel Pelletier, Daniel S Reich: The central vein sign and its clinical evaluation for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a consensus statement from the North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative, Nature Reviews Neurology, 2016, 12, 714–72

Subcortical gray matter alterations in cocaine-dependent individuals with substance-induced psychosis compared to non-psychotic cocaine users. Willi T, Lang D, Honer W, Thornton A, Panenka W, Procyshyn R, Vila-Rodriguez F, Su W, Leonova O, Rauscher A, MacEwan G, Barr A, Schizophrenia Research 2016 Aug 4. pii: S0920-9964(16)30351-6.

Quantifying visual pathway axonal and myelin loss in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica. Manogaran P, Vavasour IM, Lange AP, Zhao Y, McMullen K, Rauscher A, Carruthers R, Li DK, Traboulsee AL, Kolind SH. Neuroimage Clin. 2016 May 26;11:743-50.

Jarrett M, Tam R, Hernández-Torres E, Martin N, Perera W, Zhao Y,Shahinfard E, Dadachanji S, Taunton J, Li DKB, Rauscher A. A Prospective Pilot Investigation of Brain Volume, White Matter Hyperintensities, and Hemorrhagic Lesions after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Frontiers in Neurology 2016;7:11.

Sepehry AA, Rauscher A, Hsiung GY, Lang DJ: Microbleeds in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Neuropsychological Overview and Meta-Analysis , Can J Neurol Sci. 2016 Nov;43(6):753-759.

Myelin Water Fraction Is Transiently Reduced after a Single Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – A Prospective Cohort Study in Collegiate Hockey Players. Wright AD, Jarrett M, Vavasour I, Shahinfard E, Kolind S, van Donkelaar P, Taunton J, Li DKB, Rauscher A. PLoS ONE 2016 11(2).

RE: Elucidating Pretreatment Cognitive Impairment in Breast Cancer Patients: The Impact of Cancer-Related Post-traumatic Stress. Sepehry A, Tyldesley S, Davis M, Simmons C, Rauscher A, Lang D, Microbleeds. The Journal of the National Cancer Institute, April 2016

Motor skill acquisition promotes human brain myelin plasticity. Lakhani B, Borich MR, Jackson JN, Wadden KP, Peters S, Villamayor A, MacKay AL, Vavasour IM, Rauscher A, Boyd LA. Neural Plasticity May 2016

Operationalizing Neuroimaging for Disorders of Consciousness: The Canadian Context. Illes J, Owen AM, Byram AC; MCS Neuroimaging Workgroup. Can J Neurol Sci;43(4):578-80, July 2016.

FLAIR2: A Combination of FLAIR and T2 for Improved MS Lesion Detection. Wiggermann V, Hernandez-Torres E, Traboulsee A, Li DK, Rauscher A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Feb;37(2):259-65.

Corticospinal tract integrity measured using transcranial magnetic stimulation and magnetic resonance imaging in neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis. Manogaran P, Vavasour I, Borich M, Kolind SH, Lange AP, Rauscher A, Boyd L, Li DK, Traboulsee A. Mult Scler. 2016 Jan;22(1):43-50.

Characterization of white matter integrity deficits in cocaine-dependent individuals with substance-induced psychosis compared with non-psychotic cocaine users.  Willi TS, Barr AM, Gicas K, Lang DJ, Vila-Rodriguez F, Su W, Thornton AE, Leonova O, Giesbrecht CJ, Procyshyn RM, Rauscher A, MacEwan WG, Honer WG, Panenka WJ. Addict Biol. 2016 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/adb.12363


Changes in cerebral vascular reactivity and structure following prolonged exposure to high altitude in humans. Foster GE, Davies-Thompson J, Dominelli PB, Heran MK, Donnelly J, duManoir GR, Ainslie PN, Rauscher A, Sheel AW. Physiol Rep. 2015 Dec;3(12).

Prevalence of Brain Microbleeds in Alzheimer Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Influence of Neuroimaging Techniques. Sepehry AA, Lang D, Hsiung GY, Rauscher A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Dec 3.

Orientation Dependent MR Signal Decay Differentiates between People with MS, Their Asymptomatic Siblings and Unrelated Healthy Controls. Hernandez-Torres E, Wiggermann V, Hametner S, Baumeister TR, Sadovnick AD, Zhao Y, Machan L, Li DKB, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10).

Mortality from treatable illnesses in marginally housed adults: a prospective cohort study. Jones, Vila-Rodriguez, Leonova O, Langheimer V, Lang D, Barr AM3, Procyshyn RM, Smith GN, Schultz K, Buchanan T, Krausz M, Montaner JS, MacEwan GW, Rauscher A, Panenka WJ, Thornton AE, Honer WG. BMJ Open. 2015 Aug 21;5(8).

Trajectories of subcortical iron accumulation in MS. Rovira A, Wiggermann V and Rauscher A. Neurology. 2015 Jun 16;84(24):2388-9.

Corticospinal tract integrity measured using transcranial magnetic stimulation and magnetic resonance imaging in neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis. Manogaran P, Vavasour I, Borich M, Kolind SH, Lange AP, Rauscher A, Boyd L, Li DK, Traboulsee A. Mult Scler. 2015 May 6.


A prospective study of the influence of acute alcohol intoxication versus chronic alcohol consumption on outcome following traumatic brain injury. Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Heran MK, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Aug;29(5):478-95.

To exclude or not to exclude: further examination of the influence of white matter hyperintensities in diffusion tensor imaging research. Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Heran MK, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jan 15;31(2):198-205.

Prevalence of extracranial venous narrowing on catheter venography in people with multiple sclerosis, their siblings, and unrelated healthy controls: a blinded, case-control study. Traboulsee AL, Knox KB, Machan L, Zhao Y, Yee I, Rauscher A, Klass D, Szkup P, Otani R, Kopriva D, Lala S, Li DK, Sadovnick D. Lancet. 2014 Jan 11;383(9912):138-45.

Increased spinal cord movements in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Vavasour IM, Meyers SM, Macmillan EL, Madler B, Li DK, Rauscher A, Vertinsky T, Venu V, Mackay AL, Curt A.  Spine J. 2014 Jan 23.


Magnetic resonance frequency shifts during acute MS lesion formation. Wiggermann V, Herandez Torres E, Vavasour IM, Moore GRW, Laule C, MacKay AL, Li DKB, Traboulsee A, Rauscher A. Neurology. 2013 Jul 16;81(3):211-8.

Evaluation of white matter myelin water fraction in chronic stroke, M Borich, AL MacKay, IM Vavasour, A Rauscher, L Boyd. Neuroimage Clin. 2013 Apr 21;2:569-80.

A prospective study of physician-observed concussion during a varsity university hockey season: white matter integrity in ice hockey players. Part 3 of 4. Koerte IK, Kaufmann D, Hartl E, Bouix S, Pasternak O, Kubicki M, Rauscher A, Li DK, Dadachanji SB, Taunton JA, Forwell LA, Johnson AM, Echlin PS, Shenton ME. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Dec;33(6):E3: 1-7.

Rapid whole cerebrum myelin water imaging using a 3D GRASE sequence. Prasloski T, Rauscher A, MacKay AL, Hodgson M, Vavasour IM, Laule C, Madler B. Neuroimage. 2012 Oct 15;63(1):533-9

Bilateral filtering of magnetic resonance phase images. McPhee KC, Denk C, Al Rekabi Z, Rauscher A. Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Sep;29(7):1023-9

Phase Processing in Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Rauscher A and Witoszynsky S. Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke. Wiley, 2011.

What is Phase?. Rauscher A and Haacke M. Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke . Wiley , 2011.

What is T2*?. Sedlacik J, Rauscher A and Reichenbach JR. Susceptibility Weighted Imaging. Vol. 1 of 1. Ed. Jürgen R Reichenbach and E Mark Haacke. Wiley, 2010.

The influence of white matter fibre orientation on MR signal phase and decay. Denk C, Hernandez-Torres E, Mackay A, Rauscher A. NMR Biomed. 2010 Dec 28.

Susceptibility weighted imaging with multiple echoes. Denk C, Rauscher A.  J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Jan;31(1):185-91.


ToF-SWI: simultaneous time of flight and fully flow compensated susceptibility weighted imaging. Deistung A, Dittrich E, Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Jun;29(6):1478-84.

Quantification of modulated blood oxygenation levels in single cerebral veins by investigating their MR signal decay. Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. Z Med Phys. 2009;19(1):48-57.

Phase unwrapping of MR images using Phi UN–a fast and robust region growing algorithm. Witoszynskyj S, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR, Barth M. Med Image Anal. 2009 Apr;13(2):257-68. Epub 2008 Oct 18.

MR relaxation in multiple sclerosis. MacKay AL, Vavasour IM, Rauscher A, Kolind SH, Märgendler B, Moore GR, Traboulsee AL, Li DK, Laule C. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2009 Feb;19(1):1-26. Review.

Susceptibility weighted imaging at ultra high magnetic field strengths: theoretical considerations and experimental results. Deistung A, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Stadler J, Witoszynskyj S, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Nov;60(5):1155-68.

Investigation of the influence of carbon dioxide concentrations on cerebral physiology by susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (SWI). Sedlacik J, Kutschbach C, Rauscher A, Deistung A, Reichenbach JR. Neuroimage. 2008 Oct 15;43(1):36-43. Epub 2008 Jul 18.

Improved elimination of phase effects from background field inhomogeneities for susceptibility weighted imaging at high magnetic field strengths. Rauscher A, Barth M, Herrmann KH, Witoszynskyj S, Deistung A, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Oct;26(8):1145-51. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Informatics in Radiology: GUIBOLD: a graphical user interface for image reconstruction and data analysis in susceptibility-weighted MR imaging. Deistung A, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Witoszynskyj S, Reichenbach JR. Radiographics. 2008 May-Jun;28(3):639-51.

Investigations on the effect of caffeine on cerebral venous vessel contrast by using susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) at 1.5, 3 and 7 T. Sedlacik J, Helm K, Rauscher A, Stadler J, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. Neuroimage. 2008 Mar 1;40(1):11-8. Epub 2007 Dec 8.

Obtaining blood oxygenation levels from MR signal behavior in the presence of single venous vessels. Sedlacik J, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Nov;58(5):1035-44.

Demonstration of paramagnetic and diamagnetic cerebral lesions by using susceptibility weighted phase imaging (SWI). Deistung A, Mentzel HJ, Rauscher A, Witoszynskyj S, Kaiser WA, Reichenbach JR. Z Med Phys. 2006;16(4):261-7.

Susceptibility weighted imaging: data acquisition, image reconstruction and clinical applications. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Deistung A, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. Z Med Phys. 2006;16(4):240-50.

Contrast-enhanced, high-resolution, susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the brain: dose-dependent optimization at 3 tesla and 1.5 tesla in healthy volunteers. Noebauer-Huhmann IM, Pinker K, Barth M, Mlynarik V, Ba-Ssalamah A, Saringer WF, Weber M, Benesch T, Witoszynskyj S, Rauscher A, Reichenbach JR, Trattnig S. Invest Radiol. 2006 Mar;41(3):249-55.

High resolution susceptibility weighted MR-imaging of brain tumors during the application of a gaseous agent. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Fitzek C, Walter B, Hochstetter A, Kalff R, Kaiser WA, Reichenbach JR. Fortschr Röntgenstr. 2005 Aug;177(8):1065-9.

Nonnvasive assessment of vascular architecture and function during modulated blood oxygenation using susceptibility weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Barth M, Haacke EM, Reichenbach JR. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Jul;54(1):87-95.

Subtraction of in-phase and opposed-phase images in dynamic MR mammography. Reichenbach JR, Hopfe J, Rauscher A, Wurdinger S, Kaiser WA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 May;21(5):565-75.

Magnetic susceptibility-weighted MR phase imaging of the human brain. Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Barth M, Mentzel HJ, Reichenbach JR. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Apr;26(4):736-42.

Application of an exogenous hyperoxic contrast agent in MR mammography: initial results. Fischer DR, Reichenbach JR, Rauscher A, Sedlacik J, Kaiser WA. Eur Radiol. 2005 Apr;15(4):829-32. Epub 2004 Sep 22.

Robust field map generation using a triple-echo acquisition. Windischberger C, Robinson S, Rauscher A, Barth M, Moser E. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Oct;20(4):730-4.

Optimized 3 T EPI of the amygdalae. Robinson S, Windischberger C, Rauscher A, Moser E. Neuroimage. 2004 May;22(1):203-10.

Automated unwrapping of MR phase images applied to BOLD MR-venography at 3 Tesla. Rauscher A, Barth M, Reichenbach JR, Stollberger R, Moser E. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Aug;18(2):175-80.