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Tales Roberto de Souza Santini

Visiting Research Assistant Professor
Bioengineering Department


BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, 2006 - 2010

MSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, 2012 - 2014

PhD in Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2014 - 2019

Liou, J.J., Li, J., Berardinelli, J., Jin, H., Santini, T., Noh, J., Farhat, N., Wu, M., Aizenstein, H., Mettenburg, J.M., Yong, W., Head, E., Ikonomovic, M., Ibrahim, T., Kofler, J., & Alzheimer’s Biomarker Consortium on Down syndrome study. (2024). Correlating hippocampal and amygdala volumes with neuropathological burden in neurodegenerative diseases using 7T postmortem MRI. medRxiv.Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. doi: 10.1101/2024.05.15.24307354.

Liou, J.J., Lou, J., Nakagiri, J., Yong, W., Hom, C.L., Doran, E.W., Totoiu, M., Lott, I., Mapstone, M., Keator, D.B., Brickman, A.M., Wright, S., Nelson, B., Lai, F., Xicota, L., Dang, L.H.T., Li, J., Santini, T., Mettenburg, J.M., Ikonomovic, M.D., Kofler, J., Ibrahim, T., Head, E., & Alzheimer Biomarker Consortium - Down Syndrome. (2024). A Neuropathology Case Report of a Woman with Down Syndrome who Remained Cognitively Stable. medRxiv.Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. doi: 10.1101/2024.06.01.24308050.

Arezza, N.J.J., Santini, T., Omer, M., & Baron, C.A.A. (2023). Estimation of free water-corrected microscopic fractional anisotropy. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 17, 1074730.Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2023.1074730.

McGuigan, B.N., Santini, T., Keshavan, M.S., & Prasad, K.M. (2023). Gene Expressions Preferentially Influence Cortical Thickness of Human Connectome Project Atlas Parcellated Regions in First-Episode Antipsychotic-Naïve Psychoses. Schizophr Bull Open, 4(1), sgad019.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/schizbullopen/sgad019.

Varela-Mattatall, G., Dubovan, P.I.I., Santini, T., Gilbert, K.M.M., Menon, R.S.S., & Baron, C.A.A. (2023). Single-shot spiral diffusion-weighted imaging at 7T using expanded encoding with compressed sensing. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 90(2), 615-623.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/mrm.29666.

Mani, A., Santini, T., Puppala, R., Dahl, M., Venkatesh, S., Walker, E., DeHaven, M., Isitan, C., Ibrahim, T.S., Wang, L., Zhang, T., Gong, E., Barrios-Martinez, J., Yeh, F.C., Krafty, R., Mettenburg, J.M., & Xia, Z. (2021). Applying Deep Learning to Accelerated Clinical Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Multiple Sclerosis. FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY, 12, 685276.Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.685276.

Santini, T., Koo, M., Farhat, N., Campos, V.P., Alkhateeb, S., Vieira, M.A.C., Butters, M.A., Rosano, C., Aizenstein, H.J., Mettenburg, J., Novelli, E.M., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2021). Analysis of hippocampal subfields in sickle cell disease using ultrahigh field MRI. NEUROIMAGE-CLINICAL, 30, 102655.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2021.102655.

Santini, T., Wood, S., Krishnamurthy, N., Martins, T., Aizenstein, H.J., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2021). Improved 7 Tesla transmit field homogeneity with reduced electromagnetic power deposition using coupled Tic Tac Toe antennas. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 3370.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79807-9.

Wood, S., Santini, T., Krishnamurthy, N., Martins, T., Farhat, N., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2021). A comprehensive electromagnetic evaluation of an MRI anthropomorphic head phantom. NMR IN BIOMEDICINE, 34(3), e4441.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4441.

Smagula, S.F., Stahl, S.T., Santini, T., Banihashemi, L., Hall, M.H., Ibrahim, T.S., III, R.C.F., Krafty, R.T., Aizenstein, H.J., & Zhan, L. (2020). White Matter Integrity Underlying Depressive Symptoms in Dementia Caregivers. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY, 28(5), 578-582.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2019.11.010.

Borges, M.A., Prado, M., Santini, T.R.D.S., Barbosa, A.H.P., Moreira, A.C., Ishibe, E.I., Katz, M., & Cintra, F.D. (2019). Development and clinical validation of a non-invasive, beat-to-beat blood pressure monitoring device, compared to invasive blood pressure monitoring during coronary angiography. Einstein (Sao Paulo), 17(2), eAO4156.Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Hospital Albert Einstein. doi: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4156.

Farhat, N.S., Theiss, R., Santini, T., Ibrahim, T.S., & Aizenstein, H.J. (2019). Neuroimaging of Small Vessel Disease in Late-Life Depression. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY: ARTIFCIAL INTELLIGENCE, PRECISION MEDICINE, AND OTHER PARADIGM SHIFTS, 1192, 95-115.Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9721-0_5.

Krishnamurthy, N., Santini, T., Wood, S., Kim, J., Zhao, T., Aizenstein, H.J., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2019). Computational and experimental evaluation of the Tic-Tac-Toe RF coil for 7 Tesla MRI. PLOS ONE, 14(1), e0209663.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209663.

Santini, T., Kim, J., Wood, S., Krishnamurthy, N., Farhat, N., Maciel, C., Raval, S., Zhao, T., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2018). A new RF transmit coil for foot and ankle imaging at 7T MRI. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 45, 1-6.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.09.005.

Santini, T., Zhao, Y., Wood, S., Krishnamurthy, N., Kim, J., Farhat, N., Alkhateeb, S., Martins, T., Koo, M., Zhao, T., Aizenstein, H.J., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2018). In-vivo and numerical analysis of the eigenmodes produced by a multi-level Tic-Tac-Toe head transmit array for 7 Tesla MRI. PLOS ONE, 13(11), e0206127.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206127.

Smagula, S.F., Karim, H.T., Rangarajan, A., Santos, F.P., Wood, S.C., Santini, T., Jakicic, J.M., III, R.C.F., Cameron, J.L., Vallejo, A.N., Butters, M.A., Rosano, C., Ibrahim, T.S., Erickson, K.I., & Aizenstein, H.J. (2018). Association of Hippocampal Substructure Resting-State Functional Connectivity with Memory Performance in Older Adults. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY, 26(6), 690-699.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2018.03.003.

Kim, J., Santini, T., Bae, K.T., Krishnamurthy, N., Zhao, Y., Zhao, T., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2017). Development of a 7 T RF coil system for breast imaging. NMR IN BIOMEDICINE, 30(1).Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nbm.3664.

Raval, S.B., Britton, C.A., Zhao, T., Krishnamurthy, N., Santini, T., Gorantla, V.S., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2017). Ultra-high field upper extremity peripheral nerve and non-contrast enhanced vascular imaging. PLOS ONE, 12(6), e0175629.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175629.

Wood, S., Krishnamurthy, N., Santini, T., Raval, S., Farhat, N., Holmes, J.A., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2017). Design and fabrication of a realistic anthropomorphic heterogeneous head phantom for MR purposes. PLOS ONE, 12(8), e0183168.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183168.

Kim, J., Krishnamurthy, N., Santini, T., Zhao, Y., Zhao, T., Bae, K.T., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2016). Experimental and numerical analysis of B1+ field and SAR with a new transmit array design for 7 T breast MRI. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 269, 55-64.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2016.04.012.

Raval, S.B., Zhao, T., Krishnamurthy, N., Santini, T., Britton, C., Gorantla, V.S., & Ibrahim, T.S. (2016). Ultra-high-field RF coil development for evaluating upper extremity imaging applications. NMR IN BIOMEDICINE, 29(12), 1768-1779.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nbm.3582.

Santini, T.R.S., Ibrahim, T.S., & Maciel, C.D. (2016). Load-insensitive active quasi-circulator for continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound applications. ELECTRONICS LETTERS, 52(22), 1823-1824.Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). doi: 10.1049/el.2016.2574.

Filho, M.A.O., Marra, A.R., Magnus, T.P., Rodrigues, R.D., Prado, M., de Souza Santini, T.R., Victor, E.D.S., Ishibe, E.I., Pavao dos Santos, O.F., & Edmond, M.B. (2014). Comparison of human and electronic observation for the measurement of compliance with hand hygiene. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 42(11), 1188-1192.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.07.031.

Liang, L., Zimmermann Rollin, I., Alikaya, A., Ho, J.C., Santini, T., Bostan, A.C., Schwerdt, H.N., Stauffer, W.R., Ibrahim, T.S., Pirondini, E., & Schaeffer, D.J. An open-source MRI compatible frame for multimodal presurgical mapping in macaque and capuchin monkeys. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. doi: 10.1101/2024.02.17.580767.

Santini, T., Koo, M., Farhat, N., Campos, V.P., Alkhateeb, S., Vieira, M.A.C., Butters, M.A., Rosano, C., Aizenstein, H.J., Mettenburg, J., Novelli, E.M., & Ibrahim, T.S. Analysis of Hippocampal Subfields in Sickle Cell Disease Using Ultrahigh Field MRI. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. doi: 10.1101/2020.11.10.377564.

Santini, T.R.D.S. Projeto e análise de aplicações de circuladores ativos para a operação em frequências de ultrassom Doppler de ondas contínuas. Universidade de Sao Paulo, Agencia USP de Gestao da Informacao Academica (AGUIA).