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Junqian Xu

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Dr. Junqian (Gordon) Xu received his PhD degree from the Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Lab (BMRL) at Washington University in St. Louis in 2007. He completed his postdoctoral training in the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Washington University School of Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Xu joined the WU-Minn consortium of the Human Connectome Project (HCP) and had worked on multiband EPI sequence development at the Center for Magnetic Resonance (CMRR), University of Minnesota for two years before joining Mount Sinai in 2012.

Research interests


Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • Elevated striatal γ-aminobutyric acid in youth with major depressive disorder

    • Bradley K
    • Alonso C
    • Mehra L
    • et al.
  • Reproducibility of myelin content-based human habenula segmentation at 3 Tesla

    • Kim J
    • Naidich T
    • Joseph J
    • et al.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience

Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

September 2012 - Present

Research Associate / Assistant Professor

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

October 2010 - August 2012(2 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Washington University School of Medicine Saint Louis

August 2007 - October 2010(3 years)



Washington University in Saint Louis

September 2001 - August 2007(6 years)


Peking University

September 1996 - August 2000(4 years)

Co-authors (238)

  • Judy Stribling
  • CMI Librarian