Yuan-Chiao Lu, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Yuan-Chiao Lu, Ph.D., is a Research Associate in the Developing Brain Institute. Dr. Lu’s research interests involve medical imaging, computational modeling and biostatistics. His recent research focused on 3-D brain reconstruction from magnetic resonance images, brain cortical folding analysis, and human placental morphological shape analysis and textural analysis in fetuses with congenital heart disease and preterm newborns.

Address: 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Email: fetalbrain@childrensnational.org
Department: MRI Lab

Recent Publications & Presentations

Wu Y, Lu YC, Jacobs M, Pradhan S, Kapse K, Zhao L, Andescavage N, Vezina G, du Plessis A, Limperopoulos C.
Association of prenatal maternal psychological distress with fetal brain growth, metabolism, and cortical maturation.
JAMA Network Open. 2020 Jan 3;3(1):e1919940. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.19940. PMC6991285 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31995213/