Associate Professor in Residence
Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Phone: (415) 514-8972
Pratik Mukherjee, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and he is an attending neuroradiologist at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Mukherjee received his PhD in Neuroscience from Rockefeller University, New York. He obtained his medical degree in Medicine from Cornell University, New York, in 1995, and completed his residency in Radiology at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Neuroradiology from Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2002.
Dr. Mukherjee’s primary clinical research is the study of traumatic brain injury (TBI) using advanced MRI imaging. His research has been focused on technical development, neuroscience and clinical applications of advanced imaging methods for mapping structure and function of the human brain. Mainly in diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), which is a popular technique for assessing the development and integrity of white matter, and for mapping axonal fiber pathways.
Dr. Mukherjee has served as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator for several NIH grants. He has 68 published articles and 5 book chapters. He has 5 significant publications where he had the responsibilities of senior and corresponding author of these studies, which he wrote, revised, and finalized these manuscripts.