Christopher Hess, MD, PhD

Chief of Neuroradiology
Associate Chair for Quality and Safety
Professor, Clinical Radiology


Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Neuroradiology at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois in 1998, M.D. at the University of Illinois in 2002, radiology residency at UCSF in 2007, and Neuroradiology fellowship at UCSF in 2008. Dr. Hess also serves as Associate Chair for Quality and Safety and Associate Director of the T32 Program in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

Dr. Hess’s research interests lie in the translational application of MR imaging techniques to vascular disease, brain development and degeneration, and epilepsy, especially using diffusion imaging and ultra-high-field MRI.


Neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy, vascular disease

Professional Interests:
Neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy, vascular disease, image-guided spine interventions, diffusion MRI and fiber tractography, ultra-high field brain MRI, quantitative MRI

Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, MD (1998-2002)
• Internship: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco - Internal Medicine (2002-2003)
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco - Radiology (2003-2007)
• Chief Residency: University of California, San Francisco - Chief Resident, Radiology (2006-2007)
• Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco - Neuroradiology (2007-2008)
• Board Certifications: Medical Licensure, California (2004)
• Board Certifications: American Board of Radiology (2007)
• Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator, California Department of Public Health (2007)
• Subspecialty Certification, Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology (2009)


Fellowship, 2008
Neuroradiology, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2007 Radiology, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2002 School of Medicine, University of Illinois
Ph.D., 1999 Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois

Honors and Awards

Elmer Ng Award for Outstanding Resident in Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 2007
Best Paper Award in Functional Neuroradiology, American Society of Neuroradiology, 2006
Berlex Best Paper Award, General Neuroradiology, American Society of Neuroradiology, 2005
Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter, University of Illinois, 2000
Eta Kappa Nu, 1990


Thaker AA, Weinberg BD, Dillon WP, Hess CP, Cabral HJ, Fleischman DA, Leurgans SE, Bennett DA, Hyman BT, Albert MS, Killiany RJ, Fischl B, Dale AM, Desikan RS. Entorhinal Cortex: Antemortem Cortical Thickness and Postmortem Neurofibrillary Tangles and Amyloid Pathology. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Mar 09.
Cui J, Tymofiyeva O, Desikan R, Flynn T, Kim H, Gano D, Hess CP, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. Microstructure of the Default Mode Network in Preterm Infants. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Nov 10.
Kim H, Kim JH, Possin KL, Winer J, Geschwind MD, Xu D, Hess CP. Surface-based morphometry reveals caudate subnuclear structural damage in patients with premotor Huntington disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 Oct 11.
Chen CC, Carter BS, Wang R, Patel KS, Hess C, Bodach ME, Tumialan LM, Oyesiku NM, Patil CG, Litvack Z, Zada G, Aghi MK. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Preoperative Imaging Assessment of Patients With Suspected Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas. Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E524-6.
Ziu M, Dunn IF, Hess C, Fleseriu M, Bodach ME, Tumialan LM, Oyesiku NM, Patel KS, Wang R, Carter BS, Chen JY, Chen CC, Patil CG, Litvack Z, Zada G, Aghi MK. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Posttreatment Follow-up Evaluation of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas. Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E541-3.
Garzon MC, Epstein LG, Heyer GL, Frommelt PC, Orbach DB, Baylis AL, Blei F, Burrows PE, Chamlin SL, Chun RH, Hess CP, Joachim S, Johnson K, Kim W, Liang MG, Maheshwari M, McCoy GN, Metry DW, Monrad PA, Pope E, Powell J, Shwayder TA, Siegel DH, Tollefson MM, Vadivelu S, Lew SM, Frieden IJ, Drolet BA. PHACE Syndrome: Consensus-Derived Diagnosis and Care Recommendations. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:24-33.e2.
Bonham LW, Geier EG, Fan CC, Leong JK, Besser L, Kukull WA, Kornak J, Andreassen OA, Schellenberg GD, Rosen HJ, Dillon WP, Hess CP, Miller BL, Dale AM, Desikan RS, Yokoyama JS. Age-dependent effects of APOE e4 in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2016 Sep; 3(9):668-77.
Mamlouk MD, Hess CP. Arterial spin-labeled perfusion for vascular anomalies in the pediatric head and neck. Clin Imaging. 2016 Jun 22; 40(5):1040-1046.
Kansagra AP, Mabray MC, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D, Hess CP. Microstructural maturation of white matter tracts in encephalopathic neonates. Clin Imaging. 2016 May 30; 40(5):1009-1013.
Kim H, Lepage C, Maheshwary R, Jeon S, Evans AC, Hess CP, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. NEOCIVET: Towards accurate morphometry of neonatal gyrification and clinical applications in preterm newborns. Neuroimage. 2016 Sep; 138:28-42.
Pekmezci M, Nelson J, Su H, Hess C, Lawton MT, Sonmez M, Young WL, Kim H, Tihan T. Morphometric characterization of brain arteriovenous malformations for clinical and radiological studies to identify silent intralesional microhemorrhages. Clin Neuropathol. 2016 May-Jun; 35(3):114-21.
Zhu C, Haraldsson H, Tian B, Meisel K, Ko N, Lawton M, Grinstead J, Ahn S, Laub G, Hess C, Saloner D. High resolution imaging of the intracranial vessel wall at 3 and 7 T using 3D fast spin echo MRI. MAGMA. 2016 Jun; 29(3):559-70.
Oza VS, Mamlouk MD, Hess CP, Mathes EF, Frieden IJ. Role of Sirolimus in Advanced Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma. Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):e88-92.
Talbott JF, Nout-Lomas YS, Wendland MF, Mukherjee P, Huie JR, Hess CP, Mabray MC, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS. Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characterization of White Matter Injury Produced by Axon-Sparing Demyelination and Severe Contusion Spinal Cord Injury in Rats. J Neurotrauma. 2016 May 15; 33(10):929-42.
Frey KA, Lodge MA, Meltzer CC, Peller PJ, Wong TZ, Hess CP, Petrella JR, Sair HI, Subramaniam RM. ACR-ASNR Practice Parameter for Brain PET/CT Imaging Dementia. Clin Nucl Med. 2016 Feb; 41(2):118-25.
Schmied L, Terszowski G, Gonzalez A, Schmitter K, Hirsch HH, Garzoni C, van Delden C, Boggian K, Mueller NJ, Berger C, Villard J, Manuel O, Meylan P, Hess C, Stern M. Protection From Varicella Zoster in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Carrying Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor B Haplotypes. Transplantation. 2015 Dec; 99(12):2651-5.
Kim H, Gano D, Ho ML, Guo XM, Unzueta A, Hess C, Ferriero DM, Xu D, Barkovich AJ. Hindbrain regional growth in preterm newborns and its impairment in relation to brain injury. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Feb; 37(2):678-88.
Antonov NK, Spence-Shishido A, Marathe KS, Tlougan B, Kazim M, Sultan S, Hess CP, Morel KD, Frieden IJ, Garzon MC. Orbital Hemangioma with Intracranial Vascular Anomalies and Hemangiomas: A New Presentation of PHACE Syndrome? Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 32(6):e267-72.
Wen Q, Kelley DA, Banerjee S, Lupo JM, Chang SM, Xu D, Hess CP, Nelson SJ. Clinically feasible NODDI characterization of glioma using multiband EPI at 7 T. Neuroimage Clin. 2015; 9:291-9.
Gardner RC, Possin KL, Hess CP, Huang EJ, Grinberg LT, Nolan AL, Cohn-Sheehy BI, Ghosh PM, Lanata S, Merrilees J, Kramer JH, Berger MS, Miller BL, Yaffe K, Rabinovici GD. Evaluating and treating neurobehavioral symptoms in professional American football players: Lessons from a case series. Neurol Clin Pract. 2015 Aug; 5(4):285-295.
Gardner RC, Hess CP, Brus-Ramer M, Possin KL, Cohn-Sheehy BI, Kramer JH, Berger MS, Yaffe K, Miller B, Rabinovici GD. Cavum Septum Pellucidum in Retired American Pro-Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2016 Jan 1; 33(1):157-61.
Koo KS, Dowd CF, Mathes EF, Rosbe KW, Hoffman WY, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. MRI phenotypes of localized intravascular coagulopathy in venous malformations. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Oct; 45(11):1690-5.
Wilson SM, Lam D, Babiak MC, Perry DW, Shih T, Hess CP, Berger MS, Chang EF. Transient aphasias after left hemisphere resective surgery. J Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 123(3):581-93.
Abla AA, Nelson J, Kim H, Hess CP, Tihan T, Lawton MT. Silent arteriovenous malformation hemorrhage and the recognition of "unruptured" arteriovenous malformation patients who benefit from surgical intervention. Neurosurgery. 2015 May; 76(5):592-600; discussion 600.
Patel AS, Schulman JM, Ruben BS, Hoffman WY, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. Atypical MRI features in soft-tissue arteriovenous malformation: a novel imaging appearance with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1515-21.
Mamlouk MD, Saket RR, Hess CP, Dillon WP. Adding value in radiology: establishing a designated quality control radiologist in daily workflow. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Aug; 12(8):838-41.
Chen Y, Tymofiyeva O, Hess CP, Xu D. Effects of rejecting diffusion directions on tensor-derived parameters. Neuroimage. 2015 Apr 1; 109:160-70.
Bian W, Banerjee S, Kelly DA, Hess CP, Larson PE, Chang SM, Nelson SJ, Lupo JM. Simultaneous imaging of radiation-induced cerebral microbleeds, arteries and veins, using a multiple gradient echo sequence at 7 Tesla. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Aug; 42(2):269-79.
Osorio JA, Benet A, Hess CP, McDermott MW, Abla AA. Primary vertebral artery reanastomosis during retrosigmoid skull base approach following iatrogenic near-transection with monopolar electrocautery. Neurosurgery. 2014 Dec; 10 Suppl 4:631-9.
Alexandrescu S, Orengo JP, Toossi S, Perry A, Treseler P, Hess C, Margeta M. CNS intravascular large cell lymphoma in a patient with autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Neuropathology. 2015 Apr; 35(2):170-4.
Caverzasi E, Mandelli ML, DeArmond SJ, Hess CP, Vitali P, Papinutto N, Oehler A, Miller BL, Lobach IV, Bastianello S, Geschwind MD, Henry RG. White matter involvement in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Brain. 2014 Dec; 137(Pt 12):3339-54.
Gastelum E, Sear K, Hills N, Roddy E, Randazzo D, Chettout N, Hess C, Cotter J, Haas-Kogan DA, Fullerton H, Mueller S. Rates and characteristics of radiographically detected intracerebral cavernous malformations after cranial radiation therapy in pediatric cancer patients. J Child Neurol. 2015 Jun; 30(7):842-9.
Nguyen JT, Koerper MA, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Hoffman WY, Dickman M, Frieden IJ. Aspirin therapy in venous malformation: a retrospective cohort study of benefits, side effects, and patient experiences. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 31(5):556-60.
Bettcher BM, Gelfand JM, Irani SR, Neuhaus J, Forner S, Hess CP, Geschwind MD. More than memory impairment in voltage-gated potassium channel complex encephalopathy. Eur J Neurol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):1301-10.
Tymofiyeva O, Hess CP, Xu D, Barkovich AJ. Structural MRI connectome in development: challenges of the changing brain. Br J Radiol. 2014 Jul; 87(1039):20140086.
Tymofiyeva O, Ziv E, Barkovich AJ, Hess CP, Xu D. Brain without anatomy: construction and comparison of fully network-driven structural MRI connectomes. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e96196.
Apple AC, Possin KL, Satris G, Johnson E, Lupo JM, Jakary A, Wong K, Kelley DA, Kang GA, Sha SJ, Kramer JH, Geschwind MD, Nelson SJ, Hess CP. Quantitative 7T phase imaging in premanifest Huntington disease. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Sep; 35(9):1707-13.
Trattner S, Pearson GD, Chin C, Cody DD, Gupta R, Hess CP, Kalra MK, Kofler JM, Krishnam MS, Einstein AJ. Standardization and optimization of CT protocols to achieve low dose. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Mar; 11(3):271-8.
Graves J, Kraus V, Soares BP, Hess CP, Waubant E. Longitudinally extensive optic neuritis in pediatric patients. J Child Neurol. 2015 Jan; 30(1):120-3.
Desikan RS, Thompson WK, Holland D, Hess CP, Brewer JB, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Andreassen OA, McEvoy LK, Hyman BT, Dale AM. The role of clusterin in amyloid-ß-associated neurodegeneration. JAMA Neurol. 2014 Feb; 71(2):180-7.
Guo Y, Tihan T, Kim H, Hess C, Lawton MT, Young WL, Zhao Y, Su H. Distinctive distribution of lymphocytes in unruptured and previously untreated brain arteriovenous malformation. Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2014; 1(3):147-152.
You SC, Geschwind MD, Sha SJ, Apple A, Satris G, Wood KA, Johnson ET, Gooblar J, Feuerstein JS, Finkbeiner S, Kang GA, Miller BL, Hess CP, Kramer JH, Possin KL. Executive functions in premanifest Huntington's disease. Mov Disord. 2014 Mar; 29(3):405-9.
Recher M, Karjalainen-Lindsberg ML, Lindlöf M, Söderlund-Venermo M, Lanzi G, Väisänen E, Kumar A, Sadeghi M, Berger CT, Alitalo T, Anttila P, Kolehmainen M, Franssila R, Chen T, Siitonen S, Delmonte OM, Walter JE, Pessach I, Hess C, Simpson MA, Navarini AA, Giliani S, Hedman K, Seppänen M, Notarangelo LD. Genetic variation in schlafen genes in a patient with a recapitulation of the murine Elektra phenotype. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 May; 133(5):1462-5, 1465.e1-5.
Hess CP, Christine CW, Apple AC, Dillon WP, Aminoff MJ. Changes in the thalamus in atypical parkinsonism detected using shape analysis and diffusion tensor imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 May; 35(5):897-903.
Bian W, Hess CP, Chang SM, Nelson SJ, Lupo JM. Susceptibility-weighted MR imaging of radiation therapy-induced cerebral microbleeds in patients with glioma: a comparison between 3T and 7T. Neuroradiology. 2014 Feb; 56(2):91-6.
Ziv E, Tymofiyeva O, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Hess CP, Xu D. A machine learning approach to automated structural network analysis: application to neonatal encephalopathy. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e78824.
Desikan RS, Thompson WK, Holland D, Hess CP, Brewer JB, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Andreassen OA, McEvoy LK, Hyman BT, Dale AM. Heart fatty acid binding protein and Aß-associated Alzheimer's neurodegeneration. Mol Neurodegener. 2013; 8:39.
Wu YW, Hess CP, Singhal NS, Groden C, Toro C. Idiopathic basal ganglia calcifications: an atypical presentation of PKAN. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Nov; 49(5):351-4.
Desikan RS, Rafii MS, Brewer JB, Hess CP. An expanded role for neuroimaging in the evaluation of memory impairment. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 34(11):2075-82.
Vogel SA, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Hoffman WY, Kane AJ, Rajaii R, Frieden IJ. Early versus later presentations of venous malformations: where and why? Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 30(5):534-40.
Tymofiyeva O, Hess CP, Ziv E, Lee PN, Glass HC, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. A DTI-based template-free cortical connectome study of brain maturation. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63310.
Barajas RF, Hess CP, Phillips JJ, Von Morze CJ, Yu JP, Chang SM, Nelson SJ, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Cha S. Super-resolution track density imaging of glioblastoma: histopathologic correlation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jul; 34(7):1319-25.
Bian W, Hess CP, Chang SM, Nelson SJ, Lupo JM. Computer-aided detection of radiation-induced cerebral microbleeds on susceptibility-weighted MR images. Neuroimage Clin. 2013; 2:282-90.
Karampinos DC, Melkus G, Shepherd TM, Banerjee S, Saritas EU, Shankaranarayanan A, Hess CP, Link TM, Dillon WP, Majumdar S. Diffusion tensor imaging and T2 relaxometry of bilateral lumbar nerve roots: feasibility of in-plane imaging. NMR Biomed. 2013 Jun; 26(6):630-7.
Hegde M, Santos-Sanchez C, Hess CP, Kabir AA, Garcia PA. Seizure exacerbation in two patients with focal epilepsy following marijuana cessation. Epilepsy Behav. 2012 Dec; 25(4):563-6.
Metry D, Frieden IJ, Hess C, Siegel D, Maheshwari M, Baselga E, Chamlin S, Garzon M, Mancini AJ, Powell J, Drolet BA. Propranolol use in PHACE syndrome with cervical and intracranial arterial anomalies: collective experience in 32 infants. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 30(1):71-89.
Hess CP, Dillon WP. Imaging the pituitary and parasellar region. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Oct; 23(4):529-42.
Tangtiphaiboontana J, Hess CP, Bayer M, Drolet BA, Nassif LM, Metry DW, Barkovich AJ, Frieden IJ, Fullerton HJ. Neurodevelopmental abnormalities in children with PHACE syndrome. J Child Neurol. 2013 May; 28(5):608-14.
Hasan DM, Amans M, Tihan T, Hess C, Guo Y, Cha S, Su H, Martin AJ, Lawton MT, Neuwelt EA, Saloner DA, Young WL. Ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI to Image Inflammation within Human Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: A Pilot Investigation. Transl Stroke Res. 2012 Jul; 3(Suppl 1):166-73.
Siegel DH, Tefft KA, Kelly T, Johnson C, Metry D, Burrows P, Pope E, Cordisco M, Holland KE, Maheshwari M, Keith P, Garzon M, Hess C, Frieden IJ, Fullerton HJ, Drolet BA. Stroke in children with posterior fossa brain malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, and eye abnormalities (PHACE) syndrome: a systematic review of the literature. Stroke. 2012 Jun; 43(6):1672-4.
Tymofiyeva O, Hess CP, Ziv E, Tian N, Bonifacio SL, McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. Towards the "baby connectome": mapping the structural connectivity of the newborn brain. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31029.
Guo Y, Saunders T, Su H, Kim H, Akkoc D, Saloner DA, Hetts SW, Hess C, Lawton MT, Bollen AW, Pourmohamad T, McCulloch CE, Tihan T, Young WL. Silent intralesional microhemorrhage as a risk factor for brain arteriovenous malformation rupture. Stroke. 2012 May; 43(5):1240-6.
Lupo JM, Li Y, Hess CP, Nelson SJ. Advances in ultra-high field MRI for the clinical management of patients with brain tumors. Curr Opin Neurol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):605-15.
Lupo JM, Chuang CF, Chang SM, Barani IJ, Jimenez B, Hess CP, Nelson SJ. 7-Tesla susceptibility-weighted imaging to assess the effects of radiotherapy on normal-appearing brain in patients with glioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Mar 1; 82(3):e493-500.
Shepherd TM, Hess CP, Chin CT, Gould R, Dillon WP. Reducing patient radiation dose during CT-guided procedures: demonstration in spinal injections for pain. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 32(10):1776-82.
Adler F, Gupta N, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Dillon WP. Intraosseous CSF fistula in a patient with Gorham disease resulting in intracranial hypotension. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Dec; 32(11):E198-200.
Nabatian AS, Milgraum SS, Hess CP, Mancini AJ, Krol A, Frieden IJ. PHACE without face? Infantile hemangiomas of the upper body region with minimal or absent facial hemangiomas and associated structural malformations. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 May-Jun; 28(3):235-41.
Brandon K, Burrows P, Hess C, Metry D. Arteriovenous malformation: a rare manifestation of PHACE syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 28(2):180-4.
Hess CP, Mukherjee P, Barbaro NM. Epileptic foci. J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun; 114(6):1691-2; discussion 1692.
Hess CP, Barkovich AJ. Seizures: emergency neuroimaging. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2010 Nov; 20(4):619-37.
Rosbe KW, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ. Masseteric venous malformations: diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec; 143(6):779-83.
Kerchner GA, Hess CP, Hammond-Rosenbluth KE, Xu D, Rabinovici GD, Kelley DA, Vigneron DB, Nelson SJ, Miller BL. Hippocampal CA1 apical neuropil atrophy in mild Alzheimer disease visualized with 7-T MRI. Neurology. 2010 Oct 12; 75(15):1381-7.
Desikan RS, Sabuncu MR, Schmansky NJ, Reuter M, Cabral HJ, Hess CP, Weiner MW, Biffi A, Anderson CD, Rosand J, Salat DH, Kemper TL, Dale AM, Sperling RA, Fischl B. Selective disruption of the cerebral neocortex in Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2010; 5(9):e12853.
von Morze C, Kelley DA, Shepherd TM, Banerjee S, Xu D, Hess CP. Reduced field-of-view diffusion-weighted imaging of the brain at 7 T. Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Dec; 28(10):1541-5.
Koontz NA, Hess CP. AJR teaching file: brain tumor in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Sep; 195(3 Suppl):S25-8.
Burnett MM, Hess CP, Roberts JP, Bass NM, Douglas VC, Josephson SA. Presentation of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in patients on calcineurin inhibitors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Dec; 112(10):886-91.
Hess CP, Fullerton HJ, Metry DW, Drolet BA, Siegel DH, Auguste KI, Gupta N, Haggstrom AN, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Barkovich AJ. Cervical and intracranial arterial anomalies in 70 patients with PHACE syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Nov; 31(10):1980-6.
Raj A, Hess C, Mukherjee P. Spatial HARDI: improved visualization of complex white matter architecture with Bayesian spatial regularization. Neuroimage. 2011 Jan 1; 54(1):396-409.
Desikan RS, Cabral HJ, Settecase F, Hess CP, Dillon WP, Glastonbury CM, Weiner MW, Schmansky NJ, Salat DH, Fischl B. Automated MRI measures predict progression to Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Aug; 31(8):1364-74.
Toossi S, Hess CP, Hills NK, Josephson SA. Neurovascular complications of cocaine use at a tertiary stroke center. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Jul-Aug; 19(4):273-8.
Stern M, Opelz G, Döhler B, Hess C. Natural killer-cell receptor polymorphisms and posttransplantation non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood. 2010 May 13; 115(19):3960-5.
Metry D, Heyer G, Hess C, Garzon M, Haggstrom A, Frommelt P, Adams D, Siegel D, Hall K, Powell J, Frieden I, Drolet B. Consensus Statement on Diagnostic Criteria for PHACE Syndrome. Pediatrics. 2009 Nov; 124(5):1447-56.
Metry DW, Garzon MC, Drolet BA, Frommelt P, Haggstrom A, Hall J, Hess CP, Heyer GL, Siegel D, Baselga E, Katowitz W, Levy ML, Mancini A, Maronn ML, Phung T, Pope E, Sun G, Frieden IJ. PHACE syndrome: current knowledge, future directions. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Jul-Aug; 26(4):381-98.
Desikan RS, Cabral HJ, Hess CP, Dillon WP, Glastonbury CM, Weiner MW, Schmansky NJ, Greve DN, Salat DH, Buckner RL, Fischl B. Automated MRI measures identify individuals with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2009 Aug; 132(Pt 8):2048-57.
Hess CP. Update on diffusion tensor imaging in Alzheimer's disease. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2009 May; 17(2):215-24.
Mukherjee P, Chung SW, Berman JI, Hess CP, Henry RG. Diffusion tensor MR imaging and fiber tractography: technical considerations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 May; 29(5):843-52.
Mukherjee P, Berman JI, Chung SW, Hess CP, Henry RG. Diffusion tensor MR imaging and fiber tractography: theoretic underpinnings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Apr; 29(4):632-41.
Hess CP, Mukherjee P. Visualizing white matter pathways in the living human brain: diffusion tensor imaging and beyond. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2007 Nov; 17(4):407-26, vii.
Purcell DD, Hess CP, Durack JC, Breiman RS. Recording, editing, archiving, and distributing radiology lectures: a streamlined approach. Radiographics. 2007 Nov-Dec; 27(6):1839-44.
von Morze C, Xu D, Purcell DD, Hess CP, Mukherjee P, Saloner D, Kelley DA, Vigneron DB. Intracranial time-of-flight MR angiography at 7T with comparison to 3T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Oct; 26(4):900-4.
Berman JI, Chung S, Mukherjee P, Hess CP, Han ET, Henry RG. Probabilistic streamline q-ball tractography using the residual bootstrap. Neuroimage. 2008 Jan 1; 39(1):215-22.
Mukherjee P, Hess CP, Xu D, Han ET, Kelley DA, Vigneron DB. Development and initial evaluation of 7-T q-ball imaging of the human brain. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Feb; 26(2):171-80.
Hess CP, Mukherjee P, Han ET, Xu D, Vigneron DB. Q-ball reconstruction of multimodal fiber orientations using the spherical harmonic basis. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Jul; 56(1):104-17.
Hess C, Means TK, Autissier P, Woodberry T, Altfeld M, Addo MM, Frahm N, Brander C, Walker BD, Luster AD. IL-8 responsiveness defines a subset of CD8 T cells poised to kill. Blood. 2004 Dec 1; 104(12):3463-71.
Thomas SY, Hou R, Boyson JE, Means TK, Hess C, Olson DP, Strominger JL, Brenner MB, Gumperz JE, Wilson SB, Luster AD. CD1d-restricted NKT cells express a chemokine receptor profile indicative of Th1-type inflammatory homing cells. J Immunol. 2003 Sep 1; 171(5):2571-80.
Gardner JR, Hess CP, Webb AG, Tsika RW, Dawson MJ, Gulani V. Magnetic resonance microscopy of morphological alterations in mouse trabecular bone structure under conditions of simulated microgravity. Magn Reson Med. 2001 Jun; 45(6):1122-5.
Hess CP, Jiang H, Hanson JM, Liang ZP. A software system for interactive MR signal processing. Magn Reson Imaging. 1997; 15(1):127-30.