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Francisco Contijoch, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Bioengineering, Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Department of Radiology, School of Medicine
  • University of California, San Diego

Biography

Francisco Contijoch received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania focusing on cardiovascular imaging and cardiac physiology. Specifically, he developed cardiac MRI data acquisition, image reconstruction and analysis strategies for imaging patients with arrhythmias as well as estimating load-independent measures of cardiac function.

As a University of California President’s Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Cardiology Division at the University of California San Diego, Francisco developed techniques for quantification of coronary artery disease and regional ventricular function using cine computed tomography (CT).

Education

2017

Post-doctoral Training

UC President's Post-doctoral Fellow
Cardiology
UC San Diego

2015

Doctor of Philosophy

NIH NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellow
HHMI-NIBIB Interfaces Scholar
Biongineering
University of Pennsylvania

2010

Master of Science in Engineering

Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

2008

Bachelor of Science

Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University