Robert David Zimmerman, M.D.




1. Lin DD, Filipi CG,Steever AB, Zimmerman RD. Detection of intracranial hemorrhage: comparison between gradient-echo images and b(0) images obtained from diffusion-weighted echo-planar sequences. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Aug;22(7):1275081.

2. Yousem DM, Hammond D, Russell EJ, Zimmerman RD, Ball Ws, Dillon WP, Provenzale JM, Wippold FJ, Gebarski S. Results of Neuroradiology Fellowship Match for July 1 2002 candidates. AJNR Am J Neurorad. 9: 1654-1658 2001

3. Filippi CG, Ulug AM, Deck MD, Zimmerman RD, Heier LA. Developmental Delay in children: assessment with proton MR spectroscopy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 May;23(5):882-8.

4. Durston S, Thomas MT, Yang Y, Ulug A, Zimmerman RD, Casey BJ. A neural basis for development of inhibitory control. Developmental Science. 2002;5:9-16

5. Jagoda A, Cantrill S, Wears RL, Valadka A, Gallagher EJ, Gottesfeld SH, Pietrzak MP, Bolden J, Bruns JJ, Zimmerman RD. Clinical Policy: Neuroimaging and decision making in adult mild traumatic brain injury in the acute setting. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2002;40:231-249

6. Zhang L, Raydin LD, Relkin N, Zimmerman RD, Jordan B, Lathan WE, Ulug AM. Increased diffusion in the brain of professional boxers: a preclinical sign of traumatic brain injury? AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Jan;24(1):52-7.

7. Zhang, Lijun MD, Ulu AM, Zimmerman RD, Lin ML, Rubin MR, Beal F. The Diagnostic Utility of FLAIR Imaging in Clinically Verified Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 17:521-527 May (2003)

8. Ersoy H, Watts R, Sanelli P, Zimmerman RD, Kent KC, Bush HL, Prince MR. Atherosclerotic disease distribution in carotid and vertebrobasilar arteries: Clinical experience in 100 patients undergoing fluoro-triggered 3D Gd-MRA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 May; 17(5):545-58.

9. Kamal AK, Dyke JP, Katz JM, Liberato B, Filippi CG, Zimmerman RD, Ulug AM. Temporal evolution of diffusion after spontaneous supratentorial intracranial hemorrhage. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 May;24(5):895-901.

10. Ulu A, Thuy N. Truong, Christopher G. Filippi, Terry Chun, Jimmy K. Lee, Charles Yang, Mark M. Souweidane, and Robert D. Zimmerman. Diffusion Imaging in Obstructive Hydrocephalus. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1171-1176, June/July 2003

11. Naidich TP, Firestone F, Blum JT, Abrams JK, Zimmerman, RD. Zonal frequency analysis of infarct extent. Part II: Anterior and posterior cerebral artery infarctions. Neuroradiology (2003)45:601-610

12. Ulug AM, Grunewald T, Lin MT, Kamal AK, Fillipi CG, Zimmerman RD, Beal MF. Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Diagnosis of Primary Lateral Sclerosis. J Magn. Reson. Imaging. 2004; 19: 34-39

13. Wang Y, Comunale JP, Zimmerman RD, Prince MR. Magnetic Resonance Digital Subtraction Angiography (MRDSA) of the carotid arteries. Journal of X-ray Science and Technology, 12: 13-18, 2004

14. Friedman JF, Zabriskie JB, Plank C, Ablashi D, Whitman J, Edgell R, Shieh M, Rapolino O, Zimmerman RD, Sheng D. A Randomized clinical trial of Valacylovir in Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis 2005;11 286-295

15. Zimmerman RD, Maldjian JA , Brun NC, Skolnick BE. Radiological Estimation of Hematoma Volume in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Trial by CT-Scan. Am Journ Neuroradiology (AJNR) in press

16. Chappell MH, Ulu AZ, Zhang L, Heitger MH, Jordan BD, Zimmerman RD, Watts R. . Distribution of Microstructural Damage in the Brains of Professional Boxers: A Diffusion MRI Study. Am Journ Neuroradiology (AJNR) in press


1.   Zimmerman RD. Is there a role for diffusion-weighted imaging in patients with brain tumors or is the bloom off the rose. Commentary. Am J of Neuroradiol. 22; 1013-1014: 2001

2.   Zimmerman RD. Apparent diffusion coefficient and hematoma: dose dependent relationship between hemorrhage and edema. Commentary. Am J of Neuroradiol. 23; 1267-1268: 2002

3.   Zimmerman RD. Stroke Wars, Episode IV. CT Strikes Back. Editorial. Am J of Neuroradiol. 25; 1308-1309: 2004.

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