Juergen K. Willmann, M.D.

Radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology (General Radiology)

Imaging Clinic at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Imaging Clinic at Stanford Hospital

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
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Imaging Clinic at Stanford Medicine Imaging Center

  • 451 Sherman Avenue
  • Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Professional Education

Residency: University Hospital Zurich (2003) Switzerland

Internship: University Hospital Freiburg (1999) Germany

Medical Education: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (1998) Germany

Honors & Awards

Tenure, Stanford University (2011)

2011 Roscoe E. Miller Award of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, USA, Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology (2011)

2010 Roscoe E. Miller Award of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, USA, Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology (2010)

2010 Radiology Editor's Recognition Award with Distinction as an outstanding reviewer, Radiological Society of North America (2010)

The Walter Friedrich Award for Outstanding Research in Radiology, German Society of Radiology (2009)

Molecular Pathogenesis of Digestive Diseases, Pilot Award, Digestive Disease Center Pilot Feasability Program (2009)

The Howard S. Stern Research Award, Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists (2009)

Radiology Editor's Recognition Award with Distinction for reviewing as an outstanding reviewer, Radiological Society of North America (2008)

RSNA Research Award in the category "Molecular Imaging", Radiological Society of North America (2008)

European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology Bronze Award, European Radiology (2008)

Editor's Recognition Award - awarded in recognition of outstanding service as a reviewer, European Journal of Radiology (2008)

RSNA Research Award in the category "Molecular Imaging", Radiological Society of North America (2007)

Travel award, Society of Molecular Imaging and Academy of Molecular Imaging (2007)

Editor's Recognition Award - awarded in recognition of outstanding service as a reviewer, European Journal of Radiology (2007)

Research Fellowship Award, Swiss Foundation For Medical-Biological Grants (SSMBS) (2006-2008)

Research Fellowship Award, Swiss Society of Radiology (2006-2007)

Poster award ("magna cum laude"), Swiss Society of Radiology (2004)

Poster award ("cum laude"), German Society of Radiology (2002)

Administrative Appointments

Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University Hospital (2013 - Present)

Associate Chief, Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University Hospital (2012 - 2013)

Member BioX, Stanford University (2012 - Present)

Member, Stanford Cancer Center (2009 - Present)

Principal Investigator, Translational Molecular Imaging Laboratory (TMIL) (2008 - Present)

Member, Center for Biomedical Imaging at Stanford (CBIS) (2008 - Present)

Member, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) (2008 - Present)

Detection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma in Mice by Ultrasound Imaging of Thymocyte Differentiation Antigen 1
Foygel, K., Wang, H., Machtaler, S., Lutz, A. M., Chen, R., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Detection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma in Mice by Ultrasound Imaging of Thymocyte Differentiation Antigen 1. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 145(4), 885-?.

Detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in mice by ultrasound imaging of thymocyte differentiation antigen 1.
Foygel, K., Wang, H., Machtaler, S., Lutz, A. M., Chen, R., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in mice by ultrasound imaging of thymocyte differentiation antigen 1. Gastroenterology, 145(4), 885-894 e3.

Earlier Detection of Breast Cancer with Ultrasound Molecular Imaging in a Transgenic Mouse Model
Bachawal, S. V., Jensen, K. C., Lutz, A. M., Gambhir, S. S., Tranquart, F., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Earlier Detection of Breast Cancer with Ultrasound Molecular Imaging in a Transgenic Mouse Model. CANCER RESEARCH, 73(6), 1689-1698.

Cationic versus Neutral Microbubbles for Ultrasound-mediated Gene Delivery in Cancer
Wang, D. S., Panje, C., Pysz, M. A., Paulmurugan, R., Rosenberg, J., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Cationic versus Neutral Microbubbles for Ultrasound-mediated Gene Delivery in Cancer. RADIOLOGY, 264(3), 721-732.

Molecular Body Imaging: MR Imaging, CT, and US. Part II. Applications
Kircher, M. F., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Molecular Body Imaging: MR Imaging, CT, and US. Part II. Applications. RADIOLOGY, 264(2), 349-368.

Molecular Body Imaging: MR Imaging, CT, and US. Part I. Principles
Kircher, M. F., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Molecular Body Imaging: MR Imaging, CT, and US. Part I. Principles. RADIOLOGY, 263(3), 633-643.

Quantification and Monitoring of Inflammation in Murine Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Targeted Contrast-enhanced US
Deshpande, N., Lutz, A. M., Ren, Y., Foygel, K., Tian, L., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Quantification and Monitoring of Inflammation in Murine Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Targeted Contrast-enhanced US. RADIOLOGY, 262(1), 172-180.

Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: An Emerging Technology in Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging.
Pysz, M. A., & Willmann, J. K. (2011). Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: An Emerging Technology in Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging. Gastroenterology.

Ultrasound and microbubble guided drug delivery: mechanistic understanding and clinical implications.
Tzu-Yin, W., Wilson, K. E., Machtaler, S., & Willmann, J. K. (2014). Ultrasound and microbubble guided drug delivery: mechanistic understanding and clinical implications. Current pharmaceutical biotechnology, 14(8), 743-752.

CT Perfusion of the Liver: Principles and Applications in Oncology.
Kim, S. H., Kamaya, A., & Willmann, J. K. (2014). CT Perfusion of the Liver: Principles and Applications in Oncology. Radiology, 272(2), 322-344.

Ultrasound Molecular Imaging in a Human CD276 Expression-Modulated Murine Ovarian Cancer Model
Lutz, A. M., Bachawal, S. V., Drescher, C. W., Pysz, M. A., Willmann, J. K., & Gambhir, S. S. (2014). Ultrasound Molecular Imaging in a Human CD276 Expression-Modulated Murine Ovarian Cancer Model. CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, 20(5), 1313-1322.

Ultrasound and microbubble-mediated gene delivery in cancer: progress and perspectives.
Panje, C. M., Wang, D. S., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Ultrasound and microbubble-mediated gene delivery in cancer: progress and perspectives. Investigative radiology, 48(11), 755-769.

Ultrasound and microbubble-mediated gene delivery in cancer: progress and perspectives.
Panje, C. M., Wang, D. S., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Ultrasound and microbubble-mediated gene delivery in cancer: progress and perspectives. Investigative radiology, 48(11), 755-769.

Noninvasive imaging of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a gene therapy for myocardial ischemia.
Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Li, Z., Rasooly, J. A., Wang, Q., & Gambhir, S. S. (2013). Noninvasive imaging of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a gene therapy for myocardial ischemia. Human gene therapy methods, 24(5), 279-288.

Noninvasive Imaging of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 alpha Gene Therapy for Myocardial Ischemia
Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Li, Z., Rasooly, J. A., Wang, Q., & Gambhir, S. S. (2013). Noninvasive Imaging of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 alpha Gene Therapy for Myocardial Ischemia. HUMAN GENE THERAPY METHODS, 24(5), 279-288.

Ultrasound and Microbubble Guided Drug Delivery: Mechanistic Understanding and Clinical Implications
Wang, T.-Y., Wilson, K. E., Machtaler, S., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Ultrasound and Microbubble Guided Drug Delivery: Mechanistic Understanding and Clinical Implications. CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, 14(8), 743-752.

New technologies in clinical ultrasound.
Kamaya, A., Machtaler, S., Safari Sanjani, S., Nikoozadeh, A., Graham Sommer, F., & Desser, T. S. (2013). New technologies in clinical ultrasound. Seminars in roentgenology, 48(3), 214-223.

Molecular Imaging of Inflammation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with a Clinically Translatable Dual-Selectin-targeted US Contrast Agent: Comparison with FDG PET/CT in a Mouse Model
Wang, H., Machtaler, S., Bettinger, T., Lutz, A. M., Luong, R., & Willmann, J. K. (2013). Molecular Imaging of Inflammation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with a Clinically Translatable Dual-Selectin-targeted US Contrast Agent: Comparison with FDG PET/CT in a Mouse Model. RADIOLOGY, 267(3), 818-829.

Dual-therapeutic reporter genes fusion for enhanced cancer gene therapy and imaging
Sekar, T. V., FOYGEL, K., Willmann, J. K., & Paulmurugan, R. (2013). Dual-therapeutic reporter genes fusion for enhanced cancer gene therapy and imaging. GENE THERAPY, 20(5), 529-537.

Intermodality comparison between 3D perfusion CT and 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging for predicting early tumor response in patients with liver metastasis after chemotherapy: Preliminary results of a prospective study
Kim, D. H., Kim, S. H., Im, S.-A., Han, S.-W., Goo, J. M., & Choi, B. I. (2012). Intermodality comparison between 3D perfusion CT and 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging for predicting early tumor response in patients with liver metastasis after chemotherapy: Preliminary results of a prospective study. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, 81(11), 3542-3550.

Ultrasound Molecular Imaging Contrast Agent Binding to Both E- and P-Selectin in Different Species
Bettinger, T., Bussat, P., Tardy, I., Pochon, S., Hyvelin, J.-M., & Tranquart, F. (2012). Ultrasound Molecular Imaging Contrast Agent Binding to Both E- and P-Selectin in Different Species. INVESTIGATIVE RADIOLOGY, 47(9), 516-523.

Quantitative assessment of tumor angiogenesis using real-time motion-compensated contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging
Pysz, M. A., Guracar, I., Foygel, K., Tian, L., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Quantitative assessment of tumor angiogenesis using real-time motion-compensated contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging. ANGIOGENESIS, 15(3), 433-442.

beta-Catenin Regulates Hepatic Mitochondrial Function and Energy Balance in Mice
Lehwald, N., Tao, G.-Z., Jang, K. Y., Papandreou, I., Liu, B., & Sylvester, K. G. (2012). beta-Catenin Regulates Hepatic Mitochondrial Function and Energy Balance in Mice. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 143(3), 754-764.

Stromal galectin-1 expression is associated with long-term survival in resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Chen, R., Pan, S., Ottenhof, N. A., de Wilde, R. F., Wolfgang, C. L., & Brentnall, T. A. (2012). Stromal galectin-1 expression is associated with long-term survival in resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. CANCER BIOLOGY & THERAPY, 13(10), 899-907.

Adenocarcinoma of the uncinate process of the pancreas: MDCT patterns of local invasion and clinical features at presentation
Padilla-Thornton, A. E., Willmann, J. K., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2012). Adenocarcinoma of the uncinate process of the pancreas: MDCT patterns of local invasion and clinical features at presentation. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 22(5), 1067-1074.

Incidentally discovered solid pancreatic masses: imaging and clinical observations
Goodman, M., Willmann, J. K., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2012). Incidentally discovered solid pancreatic masses: imaging and clinical observations. ABDOMINAL IMAGING, 37(1), 91-97.

Pharmacokinetically Stabilized Cystine Knot Peptides That Bind Alpha-v-Beta-6 Integrin with Single-Digit Nanomolar Affinities for Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
Kimura, R. H., Teed, R., Hackel, B. J., Pysz, M. A., Chuang, C. Z., & Gambhir, S. S. (2012). Pharmacokinetically Stabilized Cystine Knot Peptides That Bind Alpha-v-Beta-6 Integrin with Single-Digit Nanomolar Affinities for Detection of Pancreatic Cancer. CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, 18(3), 839-849.

Ultrasound for molecular imaging and therapy in cancer.
Kaneko, O. F., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Ultrasound for molecular imaging and therapy in cancer. Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery, 2(2), 87-97.

Fast microbubble dwell-time based ultrasonic molecular imaging approach for quantification and monitoring of angiogenesis in cancer.
Pysz, M. A., Guracar, I., Tian, L., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Fast microbubble dwell-time based ultrasonic molecular imaging approach for quantification and monitoring of angiogenesis in cancer. Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery, 2(2), 68-80.

Antiangiogenic and Radiation Therapy Early Effects on In Vivo Computed Tomography Perfusion Parameters in Human Colon Cancer Xenografts in Mice
Ren, Y., Fleischmann, D., Foygel, K., Molvin, L., Lutz, A. M., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Antiangiogenic and Radiation Therapy Early Effects on In Vivo Computed Tomography Perfusion Parameters in Human Colon Cancer Xenografts in Mice. INVESTIGATIVE RADIOLOGY, 47(1), 25-32.

Ultrasound-Mediated Gene Delivery with Cationic Versus Neutral Microbubbles: Effect of DNA and Microbubble Dose on In Vivo Transfection Efficiency
Panje, C. M., Wang, D. S., Pysz, M. A., Paulmurugan, R., Ren, Y., & Willmann, J. K. (2012). Ultrasound-Mediated Gene Delivery with Cationic Versus Neutral Microbubbles: Effect of DNA and Microbubble Dose on In Vivo Transfection Efficiency. THERANOSTICS, 2(11), 1078-1091.

Non-invasive Bioluminescence Imaging of Myoblast-Mediated Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 Alpha Gene Transfer
Gheysens, O., Chen, I. Y., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Chan, C., Rasooly, J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2011). Non-invasive Bioluminescence Imaging of Myoblast-Mediated Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1 Alpha Gene Transfer. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 13(6), 1124-1132.

Non-emergency small bowel obstruction: assessment of CT findings that predict need for surgery
Deshmukh, S. D., Shin, D. S., Willmann, J. K., Rosenberg, J., Shin, L., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2011). Non-emergency small bowel obstruction: assessment of CT findings that predict need for surgery. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 21(5), 982-986.

Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Carcinoma: Is a Solution in Sight?
Lutz, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Drescher, C. W., Ray, P., Cochran, F. V., & Gambhir, S. S. (2011). Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Carcinoma: Is a Solution in Sight?. RADIOLOGY, 259(2), 329-345.

Tumor Angiogenic Marker Expression Levels during Tumor Growth: Longitudinal Assessment with Molecularly Targeted Microbubbles and US Imaging
Deshpande, N., Ren, Y., Foygel, K., Rosenberg, J., & Willmann, J. K. (2011). Tumor Angiogenic Marker Expression Levels during Tumor Growth: Longitudinal Assessment with Molecularly Targeted Microbubbles and US Imaging. RADIOLOGY, 258(3), 804-811.

Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: An Emerging Technology in Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging
Pysz, M. A., & Willmann, J. K. (2011). Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: An Emerging Technology in Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 140(3), 785-U161.

Assessment and Monitoring Tumor Vascularity With Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Maximum Intensity Persistence Imaging
Pysz, M. A., Foygel, K., Panje, C. M., Needles, A., Tian, L., & Willmann, J. K. (2011). Assessment and Monitoring Tumor Vascularity With Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Maximum Intensity Persistence Imaging. INVESTIGATIVE RADIOLOGY, 46(3), 187-195.

PET Imaging of Tumor Neovascularization in a Transgenic Mouse Model with a Novel Cu-64-DOTA-Knottin Peptide
Nielsen, C. H., Kimura, R. H., Withofs, N., Tran, P. T., Miao, Z., & Gambhir, S. S. (2010). PET Imaging of Tumor Neovascularization in a Transgenic Mouse Model with a Novel Cu-64-DOTA-Knottin Peptide. CANCER RESEARCH, 70(22), 9022-9030.

Antiangiogenic Cancer Therapy: Monitoring with Molecular US and a Clinically Translatable Contrast Agent (BR55)
Pysz, M. A., Foygel, K., Rosenberg, J., Gambhir, S. S., Schneider, M., & Willmann, J. K. (2010). Antiangiogenic Cancer Therapy: Monitoring with Molecular US and a Clinically Translatable Contrast Agent (BR55). RADIOLOGY, 256(2), 519-527.

Indirect imaging of cardiac-specific transgene expression using a bidirectional two-step transcriptional amplification strategy
Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Ray, S., Wang, Q., Padmanabhan, P., & Gambhir, S. S. (2010). Indirect imaging of cardiac-specific transgene expression using a bidirectional two-step transcriptional amplification strategy. GENE THERAPY, 17(7), 827-838.

Molecular imaging: current status and emerging strategies
Pysz, M. A., Gambhir, S. S., & Willmann, J. K. (2010). Molecular imaging: current status and emerging strategies. CLINICAL RADIOLOGY, 65(7), 500-516.

Molecular ultrasound imaging: current status and future directions
Deshpande, N., Needles, A., & Willmann, J. K. (2010). Molecular ultrasound imaging: current status and future directions. CLINICAL RADIOLOGY, 65(7), 567-581.

Molecular ultrasound assessment of tumor angiogenesis
Deshpande, N., Pysz, M. A., & Willmann, J. K. (2010). Molecular ultrasound assessment of tumor angiogenesis. ANGIOGENESIS, 13(2), 175-188.

Antioxidants Improve Early Survival of Cardiomyoblasts After Transplantation to the Myocardium
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Gheysens, O., Paulmurugan, R., Chen, I. Y., Peterson, K. M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2010). Antioxidants Improve Early Survival of Cardiomyoblasts After Transplantation to the Myocardium. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 12(3), 325-334.

Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis with Contrast Microbubbles Conjugated to Integrin-Binding Knottin Peptides
Willmann, J. K., Kimura, R. H., Deshpande, N., Lutz, A. M., Cochran, J. R., & Gambhir, S. S. (2010). Targeted Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis with Contrast Microbubbles Conjugated to Integrin-Binding Knottin Peptides. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 51(3), 433-440.

Pathways of Extrapancreatic Perineural Invasion by Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Evaluation With 3D Volume-Rendered MDCT Imaging
Deshmukh, S. D., Willmann, J. K., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2010). Pathways of Extrapancreatic Perineural Invasion by Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Evaluation With 3D Volume-Rendered MDCT Imaging. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 194(3), 668-674.

Focal Liver Lesions: Detection and Characterization at Double-Contrast Liver MR Imaging with Ferucarbotran and Gadobutrol versus Single-Contrast Liver MR Imaging
Heilmaier, C., Lutz, A. M., Bolog, N., Weishaupt, D., Seifert, B., & Willmann, J. K. (2009). Focal Liver Lesions: Detection and Characterization at Double-Contrast Liver MR Imaging with Ferucarbotran and Gadobutrol versus Single-Contrast Liver MR Imaging. RADIOLOGY, 253(3), 724-733.

MR angiography with parallel acquisition for assessment of the visceral arteries: comparison with conventional MR angiography and 64-detector-row computed tomography
Sutter, R., Heilmaier, C., Lutz, A. M., Weishaupt, D., Seifert, B., & Willmann, J. K. (2009). MR angiography with parallel acquisition for assessment of the visceral arteries: comparison with conventional MR angiography and 64-detector-row computed tomography. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 19(11), 2679-2688.

A Novel Estrogen Receptor Intramolecular Folding-based Titratable Transgene Expression System
Paulmurugan, R., Padmanabhan, P., Ahn, B.-C., Ray, S., Willmann, J. K., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). A Novel Estrogen Receptor Intramolecular Folding-based Titratable Transgene Expression System. MOLECULAR THERAPY, 17(10), 1703-1711.

Evaluation of periampullary pathology with CT volumetric oblique coronal reformations.
Pham, D. T., Hura, S. A., Willmann, J. K., Nino-Murcia, M., & Jeffrey, R. B. (2009). Evaluation of periampullary pathology with CT volumetric oblique coronal reformations. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 193(3), W202-8.

Imaging Gene Expression in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: From Small to Large Animals
Willmann, J. K., Paulmurugan, R., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Stein, W., Brinton, T. J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). Imaging Gene Expression in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells: From Small to Large Animals. RADIOLOGY, 252(1), 117-127.

Comparison of Optical Bioluminescence Reporter Gene and Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide MR Contrast Agent as Cell Markers for Noninvasive Imaging of Cardiac Cell Transplantation
Chen, I. Y., Greve, J. M., Gheysens, O., Willmann, J. K., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2009). Comparison of Optical Bioluminescence Reporter Gene and Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide MR Contrast Agent as Cell Markers for Noninvasive Imaging of Cardiac Cell Transplantation. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 11(3), 178-187.

Targeted microbubbles for imaging tumor angiogenesis: Assessment of whole-body biodistribution with dynamic micro-PET in mice
Willmann, J. K., Cheng, Z., Davis, C., Lutz, A. M., Schipper, M. L., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Targeted microbubbles for imaging tumor angiogenesis: Assessment of whole-body biodistribution with dynamic micro-PET in mice. RADIOLOGY, 249(1), 212-219.

Dual-targeted contrast agent for US assessment of tumor angiogenesis in vivo
Willmann, J. K., Lutz, A. M., Paulmurugan, R., Patel, M. R., Chu, P., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Dual-targeted contrast agent for US assessment of tumor angiogenesis in vivo. RADIOLOGY, 248(3), 936-944.

Cancer screening: A mathematical model relating secreted blood biomarker levels to tumor sizes
Lutz, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Cochran, F. V., Ray, P., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Cancer screening: A mathematical model relating secreted blood biomarker levels to tumor sizes. PLOS MEDICINE, 5(8), 1287-1297.

Molecular imaging in drug development
Willmann, J. K., van Bruggen, N., Dinkelborg, L. M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Molecular imaging in drug development. NATURE REVIEWS DRUG DISCOVERY, 7(7), 591-607.

Recurrent lower-limb varicose veins: Effect of direct contrast-enhanced three-dimensional MR venographic findings on diagnostic thinking and therapeutic decisions
Mueller, M. A., Mayer, D., Seifert, B., Marincek, B., & Willmann, J. K. (2008). Recurrent lower-limb varicose veins: Effect of direct contrast-enhanced three-dimensional MR venographic findings on diagnostic thinking and therapeutic decisions. RADIOLOGY, 247(3), 887-895.

Dynamic MRI of the liver with parallel acquisition technique: characterization of focal liver lesions and analysis of the hepatic vasculature in a single MRI session
Heilmaier, C., Sutter, R., Lutz, A. M., Seifert, B., & Willmann, J. K. (2008). Dynamic MRI of the liver with parallel acquisition technique: characterization of focal liver lesions and analysis of the hepatic vasculature in a single MRI session. ROFO-FORTSCHRITTE AUF DEM GEBIET DER RONTGENSTRAHLEN UND DER BILDGEBENDEN VERFAHREN, 180(5), 440-448.

Imaging of VEGF receptor in a rat myocardial infarction model using PET
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Cai, W., Gheysens, O., Willmann, J. K., Chen, K., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Imaging of VEGF receptor in a rat myocardial infarction model using PET. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 49(4), 667-673.

Monitoring of the biological response to murine Hindlimb ischemia with Cu-64-labeled vascular endothelial growth factor-121 positron emission tomography
Willmann, J. K., Chen, K., Wang, H., Paulmurugan, R., Rollins, M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Monitoring of the biological response to murine Hindlimb ischemia with Cu-64-labeled vascular endothelial growth factor-121 positron emission tomography. CIRCULATION, 117(7), 915-922.

Reporter gene imaging following percutaneous delivery in swine - Moving toward clinical applications
Rodriguez-Porcel, M., Brinton, T. J., Chen, I. Y., Gheysens, O., Lyons, J., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). Reporter gene imaging following percutaneous delivery in swine - Moving toward clinical applications. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 51(5), 595-597.

US imaging of tumor angiogenesis with microbubbles targeted to vascular endothelial growth factor receptor type 2 in mice
Willmann, J. K., Paulmurugan, R., Chen, K., Gheysens, O., Rodriguez-Porcel, M., & Gambhir, S. S. (2008). US imaging of tumor angiogenesis with microbubbles targeted to vascular endothelial growth factor receptor type 2 in mice. RADIOLOGY, 246(2), 508-518.

Mapping of hepatic vascular anatomy: Dynamic contrast-enhanced parallel MR Imaging compared with 64-detector row CT
Heilmaier, C., Sutter, R., Lutz, A. M., Seifert, B., Weishaupt, D., & Willmann, J. K. (2007). Mapping of hepatic vascular anatomy: Dynamic contrast-enhanced parallel MR Imaging compared with 64-detector row CT. RADIOLOGY, 245(3), 872-880.

Assessment of aortoiliac and renal arteries: MR angiography with parallel acquisition versus conventional MR angiography and digital subtraction angiography
Sutter, R., Nanz, D., Lutz, A. M., Plammatter, T., Seifert, B., & Willmann, J. K. (2007). Assessment of aortoiliac and renal arteries: MR angiography with parallel acquisition versus conventional MR angiography and digital subtraction angiography. RADIOLOGY, 245(1), 276-284.

2-Deoxy-2-[F-18]fluoro-D-glucose accumulation in ovarian carcinoma cell lines
Lutz, A. M., Ray, P., Willmann, J. K., Drescher, C., & Gambhir, S. S. (2007). 2-Deoxy-2-[F-18]fluoro-D-glucose accumulation in ovarian carcinoma cell lines. MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, 9(5), 260-266.

Adrenal angiomyolipoma in lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Sutter, R., Boehler, A., & Willmann, J. K. (2007). Adrenal angiomyolipoma in lymphangioleiomyomatosis. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 17(2), 565-566.

Assessment of the abdominal aorta and its visceral branches by contrast-enhanced dynamic volumetric hepatic parallel magnetic resonance imaging: feasibility, reliability and accuracy
Werder, R., Nanz, D., Lutz, A. M., Weishaupt, D., McCormack, L., & Willmann, J. K. (2007). Assessment of the abdominal aorta and its visceral branches by contrast-enhanced dynamic volumetric hepatic parallel magnetic resonance imaging: feasibility, reliability and accuracy. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 17(2), 541-551.

Prospective intraindividual comparison between respiratory-triggered balanced steady-state free precession and breath-hold gradient-echo and time-of-flight magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of portal and hepatic veins
Willmann, J. K., Goepfert, K., Lutz, A. M., Nanz, D., McCormack, L., & Weishaupt, D. (2007). Prospective intraindividual comparison between respiratory-triggered balanced steady-state free precession and breath-hold gradient-echo and time-of-flight magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of portal and hepatic veins. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 17(1), 229-240.

Functional Ureteral obstruction due to complex pelvic venous anomaly
Huwyler, M., Willmann, J. K., & John, H. (2007). Functional Ureteral obstruction due to complex pelvic venous anomaly. UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, 79(3), 284-286.

Pancreatic tuberculosis - a diagnostic chameleon
Muller, M. A., Selzner, M., & Willmann, J. K. (2006). Pancreatic tuberculosis - a diagnostic chameleon. ROFO-FORTSCHRITTE AUF DEM GEBIET DER RONTGENSTRAHLEN UND DER BILDGEBENDEN VERFAHREN, 178(4), 446-448.

Multidetector-row CT angiography of upper- and lower-extremity peripheral arteries
Willmann, J. K., & Wildermuth, S. (2005). Multidetector-row CT angiography of upper- and lower-extremity peripheral arteries. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 15, D3-D9.

Hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: Enhancement patterns at dynamic gadolinium-and superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced T1-weighted MR imaging
Lutz, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Goepfert, K., Marincek, B., & Weishaupt, D. (2005). Hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: Enhancement patterns at dynamic gadolinium-and superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced T1-weighted MR imaging. RADIOLOGY, 237(2), 520-528.

Aortoiliac and lower extremity arteries assessed with 16-detector row CT angiography: Prospective comparison with digital subtraction angiography
Willmann, J. K., Baumert, B., Schertler, T., Wildermuth, S., Pfammatter, T., & Bohm, T. (2005). Aortoiliac and lower extremity arteries assessed with 16-detector row CT angiography: Prospective comparison with digital subtraction angiography. RADIOLOGY, 236(3), 1083-1093.

Coronary artery bypass grafts: ECG-gated multi-detector row CT angiography-influence of image reconstruction interval on graft visibility
Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Kobza, R., Verdun, F. R., Seifert, B., & Boehm, T. (2004). Coronary artery bypass grafts: ECG-gated multi-detector row CT angiography-influence of image reconstruction interval on graft visibility. RADIOLOGY, 232(2), 568-577.

Effects of ECG gating and postprocessing techniques on 3D MDCT of the bronchial tree
Schertler, T., Wildermuth, S., Willmann, J. K., Alkadhi, H., Marincek, B., & Boehm, T. (2004). Effects of ECG gating and postprocessing techniques on 3D MDCT of the bronchial tree. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 183(1), 83-89.

Time-effectiveness, observer-dependence, and accuracy of measurements of left ventricular ejection fraction using 4-channel MDCT
Boehm, T., Alkadhi, H., Roffi, M., Willmann, J. K., Desbiolles, L. M., & Wildermuth, S. (2004). Time-effectiveness, observer-dependence, and accuracy of measurements of left ventricular ejection fraction using 4-channel MDCT. ROFO-FORTSCHRITTE AUF DEM GEBIET DER RONTGENSTRAHLEN UND DER BILDGEBENDEN VERFAHREN, 176(4), 529-537.

Retrospectively ECG-gated multi-detector row CT of the chest: Does ECG-gating improve three-dimensional visualization of the bronchial tree?
Schertler, T., Wildermuth, S., Willmann, J. K., Crook, D. W., Marincek, B., & Boehm, T. (2004). Retrospectively ECG-gated multi-detector row CT of the chest: Does ECG-gating improve three-dimensional visualization of the bronchial tree?. ROFO-FORTSCHRITTE AUF DEM GEBIET DER RONTGENSTRAHLEN UND DER BILDGEBENDEN VERFAHREN, 176(4), 513-521.

Resovist for imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma in the cirrhotic liver
Weishaupt, D., Willmann, J. K., Lutz, A. M., & Marincek, B. (2004). Resovist for imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma in the cirrhotic liver. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 14, C5-C6.

Evaluation of peripheral arterial bypass grafts with multi-detector row CT angiography: Comparison with duplex US and digital subtraction angiography
Willmann, J. K., Mayer, D., Banyai, M., Desbiolles, L. M., Verdun, F. R., & Weishaupt, D. (2003). Evaluation of peripheral arterial bypass grafts with multi-detector row CT angiography: Comparison with duplex US and digital subtraction angiography. RADIOLOGY, 229(2), 465-474.

Thin-section CT of the lung: Does electrocardiographic triggering influence diagnosis?
Boehm, T., Willmann, J. K., Hilfiker, P. R., Weishaupt, D., Seifert, B., & Wildermuth, S. (2003). Thin-section CT of the lung: Does electrocardiographic triggering influence diagnosis?. RADIOLOGY, 229(2), 483-491.

Detection of submucosal gastric fundal varices with multi-detector row CT angiography
Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Bohm, T., Pfammatter, T., Seifert, B., & Bauerfeind, P. (2003). Detection of submucosal gastric fundal varices with multi-detector row CT angiography. GUT, 52(6), 886-892.

Contrast-enhanced MR angiography for differentiation between perigastric and submucosal gastric fundal varices
Willmann, J. K., Bauerfeind, P., Boehm, T., Lutz, A. M., Gopfert, K., & Weishaupt, D. (2003). Contrast-enhanced MR angiography for differentiation between perigastric and submucosal gastric fundal varices. ROFO-FORTSCHRITTE AUF DEM GEBIET DER RONTGENSTRAHLEN UND DER BILDGEBENDEN VERFAHREN, 175(4), 507-514.

Evaluation of aortoiliac aneurysm before endovascular repair: Comparison of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography with multidetector row computed tomographic angiography with an automated analysis software tool
Lutz, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Pfammatter, T., Lachat, M., Wildermuth, S., & Weishaupt, D. (2003). Evaluation of aortoiliac aneurysm before endovascular repair: Comparison of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography with multidetector row computed tomographic angiography with an automated analysis software tool. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, 37(3), 619-627.

Morton neuroma: MR imaging in prone, supine, and upright weight-bearing body positions
Weishaupt, D., Treiber, K., Kundert, H. P., Zollinger, H., Vienne, P., & Zanetti, M. (2003). Morton neuroma: MR imaging in prone, supine, and upright weight-bearing body positions. RADIOLOGY, 226(3), 849-856.

Aortoiliac and renal arteries: Prospective intraindividual comparison of contrast-enhanced three-dimensional MR angiography and multi-detector row CT angiography
Willmann, J. K., Wildermuth, S., Pfammatter, T., Roos, J. E., Seifert, B., & Weishaupt, D. (2003). Aortoiliac and renal arteries: Prospective intraindividual comparison of contrast-enhanced three-dimensional MR angiography and multi-detector row CT angiography. RADIOLOGY, 226(3), 798-811.

Secondary aortoenteric fistula: active bleeding detected with multi-detector-row CT
Roos, J. E., Willmann, J. K., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Secondary aortoenteric fistula: active bleeding detected with multi-detector-row CT. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 12, S196-S200.

Secondary aortoenteric fistula: active bleeding detected with multi-detector-row CT.
Roos, J. E., Willmann, J. K., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Secondary aortoenteric fistula: active bleeding detected with multi-detector-row CT. European radiology, 12, S196-200.

ECG-gated multi-detector row CT for assessment of mitral valve disease: initial experience
Willmann, J. K., Kobza, R., Roos, J. E., Lachat, M., Jenni, R., & Weishaupt, D. (2002). ECG-gated multi-detector row CT for assessment of mitral valve disease: initial experience. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 12(11), 2662-2669.

Electrocardiographically gated multi-detector row CT for assessment of valvular morphology and calcification in aortic stenosis
Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Lachat, M., Kobza, R., Roos, J. E., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Electrocardiographically gated multi-detector row CT for assessment of valvular morphology and calcification in aortic stenosis. RADIOLOGY, 225(1), 120-128.

Multidetector CT: Detection of active hemorrhage in patients with blunt abdominal trauma
Willmann, J. K., Roos, J. E., Platz, A., Pfammatter, T., Hilfiker, P. R., & Weishaupt, D. (2002). Multidetector CT: Detection of active hemorrhage in patients with blunt abdominal trauma. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 179(2), 437-444.

Experience of 4 years with open MR defecography: Pictorial review of anorectal anatomy and disease
Roos, J. E., Weishaupt, D., Wildermuth, S., Willmann, J. K., Marincek, B., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Experience of 4 years with open MR defecography: Pictorial review of anorectal anatomy and disease. RADIOGRAPHICS, 22(4), 817-832.

Traumatic injuries: imaging of abdominal and pelvic injuries
Weishaupt, D., Grozaj, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Roos, J. E., Hilfiker, P. R., & Marincek, B. (2002). Traumatic injuries: imaging of abdominal and pelvic injuries. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 12(6), 1295-1311.

Multidetector-row helical CT: analysis of time management and workflow
Roos, J. E., Desbiolles, L. M., Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Marincek, B., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Multidetector-row helical CT: analysis of time management and workflow. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 12(3), 680-?.

Thoracic aorta: Motion artifact reduction with retrospective and prospective electrocardiography-assisted multi-detector row CT
Roos, J. E., Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Lachat, M., Marincek, B., & Hilfiker, P. R. (2002). Thoracic aorta: Motion artifact reduction with retrospective and prospective electrocardiography-assisted multi-detector row CT. RADIOLOGY, 222(1), 271-277.

Endotracheal neurofibroma in neurofibromatosis type 1: an unusual manifestation
Willmann, J. K., Weishaupt, D., Kestenholz, P. B., Von Smekal, A., & Marincek, B. (2002). Endotracheal neurofibroma in neurofibromatosis type 1: an unusual manifestation. EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY, 12(1), 190-192.

Three-dimensional images of extra-anatomic arterial bypass graft using multidetector row spiral computed tomography data with volume rendering
Willmann, J. K., Szente-Varga, M., Roos, J. E., Hilfiker, P. R., & Weishaupt, D. (2001). Three-dimensional images of extra-anatomic arterial bypass graft using multidetector row spiral computed tomography data with volume rendering. CIRCULATION, 104(25), E154-E155.

Spiral-CT angiography to assess feasibility of endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with ruptured aortoiliac aneurysm
Willmann, J. K., Lachat, M. L., Von Smekal, A., Turina, M. I., & Pfammatter, T. (2001). Spiral-CT angiography to assess feasibility of endovascular aneurysm repair in patients with ruptured aortoiliac aneurysm. VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES, 30(4), 271-276.

Multislice spiral CT follow-up of a patient with implanted DeBakey ventricular assist device.
Von Smekal, A., Lachat, M. L., Willmann, J. K., DeBakey, M. E., Turina, M. I., & Marincek, B. (2000). Multislice spiral CT follow-up of a patient with implanted DeBakey ventricular assist device. Circulation, 102(15), 1871-1872.

Worsening enterocolitis in neonates: diagnosis by CT examination of urine after enteral administration of iohexol
Patton, W. L., Willmann, J. K., Lutz, A. M., Rencken, I. O., & Gooding, C. A. (1999). Worsening enterocolitis in neonates: diagnosis by CT examination of urine after enteral administration of iohexol. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 29(2), 95-99.

Systemic spread of meconium peritonitis
Patton, W. L., Lutz, A. M., Willmann, J. K., Callen, P., Barkovich, A. J., & Gooding, C. A. (1998). Systemic spread of meconium peritonitis. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 28(9), 714-716.

Amiloride-inhibitable Na+ conductance in rat proximal tubule
Willmann, J. K., Bleich, M., Rizzo, M., SCHMIDTHIEBER, M., Ullrich, K. J., & Greger, R. (1997). Amiloride-inhibitable Na+ conductance in rat proximal tubule. PFLUGERS ARCHIV-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 434(2), 173-178.