Valentina Mazzoli

PostDoctoral Fellow

Curriculum vitae

Valentina Mazzoli

PostDoctoral Fellow


Valentina Mazzoli

PostDoctoral Fellow

Curriculum vitae


Welcome to my website! I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University. I specialize in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the human musculoskeletal system. I earned my MSc and my PhD from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands. My research develops advanced and quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques to better understand the physiology and function of the healthy musculoskeletal system and what goes wrong in disease. I am really passionate about combining physics and engineering to solve clinical challenges and improve patient outcomes. My goal is to further develop quantitative MRI and bring it in the clinics, for early disease detection, monitoring of novel therapies, and preserving and restoring musculoskeletal health.


Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Skeletal Muscle Contraction Using Oscillating Gradient Spin Echo

Valentina Mazzoli, Kevin Moulin, Feliks Kogan, Brian A. Hargreaves, Garry E. Gold

Frontiers in Neurology, 2021, p. 45

Characterizing the transient response of knee cartilage to running: Decreases in cartilage T2 of female recreational runners

Hollis A Crowder, Valentina Mazzoli, Marianne S Black, Lauren E Watkins, Feliks Kogan, Brian A Hargreaves, Marc E Levenston, Garry E Gold

Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2021 21

Rapid volumetric gagCEST imaging of knee articular cartilage at 3 T: evaluation of improved dynamic range and an osteoarthritic population.

Lauren E. Watkins, Elka B. Rubin, Valentina Mazzoli, Scott D. Uhlrich, Arjun D. Desai, Marianne Black, Gabe K. Ho, Scott L. Delp, Marc E. Levenston, Gary S. Beaupré, Garry E. Gold, Feliks Kogan

NMR in Biomedicine, vol. 33(8), 2020 Apr 22

Evaluating the Relationship between Dynamic Na[18F]F-Uptake Parameters and MRI Knee Osteoarthritic Findings

Lauren Watkins, James MacKay, Bryan Haddock, Valentina Mazzoli, Scott Uhlrich, Garry Gold, Feliks Kogan

The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2020 Mar 30, pp. 182-182

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Diffusion-weighted MRI in the Assessment of Arthritis in the Knee.

Anouk M Barendregt, Valentina Mazzoli, E Charlotte van Gulik, Dieneke Schonenberg-Meinema, Amara Nassar-Sheikh Al Rashid, Charlotte M Nusman, Koert M Dolman, J Merlijn van den Berg, Taco W Kuijpers, Aart J Nederveen, Mario Maas, Robert Hemke

Radiology, vol. 295(2), 2020 Feb 9, pp. 373-380

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Aug 12, 2020

2020 ISMRM Junior Fellow

I was recently named to the group of 2020 ISMRM Junior Fellows.  This is a recognition by the ISMRM of outstanding potential as researchers and contributors to the field of MR based partly on past achievements and partly on scientific abstracts at the ... (Link)

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