We believe that the key to our success is the collective experience and enthusiasm of our team. Below you will find our personal profiles. If you're interested in joining the team, follow the jobs link from the top menu.
The lab is under the direction of H. Cecil Charles, Ph.D. Dr. Charles is an Associate Professor of Radiology, a chemist and an expert in MR imaging and spectroscopy with over 20 years of experience in nuclear magnetic resonance. He serves as the Co-Director of the Duke Center for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Development. He also has extensive experience in conducting brain imaging and spectroscopy studies serving as the Director of the Neuroimaging Core for the University of North Carolina Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the study of Neuroscience of Mental and Behavioral Disorders. He has had extensive experience in conducting longitudinal clinical trials with MRI and MRS used as biomarkers. He is part of the first NIH sponsored clinical trial of MR in-vivo spectroscopy.
Maureen D. Ainslie manages the Duke Image Analysis Lab. She has over 20 years of experience in imaging. Along with Dr. Charles, she is responsible for the data coordination and analysis center in two multicenter trials for major pharmaceutical manufacturers with over 50 sites, both domestic and international, providing MR imaging and spectroscopy data.
Samantha joined DIAL in January 2007. She has a B.S in Clinical Research from University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her class was the first to graduate from this program. In August of 2009, Samantha was promoted to the position of Clinical Research Coordinator I at DIAL.