Dr. Mallikarjunarao Kasam (Mallik) has worked as a clinical researcher, scientist and physicist at the world class institutions like Mayo Clinic, UPENN and NYU and Texas Medical Center, USA and he did complete his doctoral degree from one of the biggest institution, Osmania University, India in 2002.
As a part of the doctoral work, he came to USA in 2001. Dr.Kasam joined in Applied research center, New port News, VA as a postdoctoral fellow in 2001. Currently he is working as a chief medical physicist and scientist with Smart Med, MN. Previously he worked at Mayo clinic as a diagnostic medical Physicist in the 2 year tenure position. Before this hi worked as Imaging Physicist/Scientist at University of Texas Medical Science Center, Houston, , UPENN and NYU USA.
Dr.Kasam has trained for more than 25 years researcher in the fields of Neuro degenerative disorders, Radiology, Neuro imaging and Medical physics related fields. Irrespective of 80-100% clinical contribution at work, He has 16 publications in national and international journals including the recent first author publication in PlosONE Journal. He has been working as a peer reviewer for couple of publications and journals including ISMRM annual conference committee. He developed many new techniques, methods in the field of Neuro imaging/physics/related fields and presented few at the national and international scientific meetings/workshops. With more than 10 years of teaching experience in national and international schools/universities for the undergrad and graduate students.
He played a key role member in abundant clinical/pre-clinical trials/retrospective studies that are going on at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN in the present and the clinical trials (inter and Intra institutional) in University of Texas Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Radiology dept., Dept. of Radiology, NYU and in the Dept. of Radiology, University of Miami in the past. He worked as a Principal Investigator for one of the clinical trial @ University of Texas Medical center, Houston TX USA. Dr. Kasam Possess supervising experience of MR staff and Medical Imaging Technologists at UTH and Mayo Clinic, MN Rochester. He is a permanent resident of USA. Dr.Kasam has been certified University teacher by UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISION (UGC) and COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESERCH (CSIR), New Delhi INDIA.
Innovative methodology developments of MRI, MRA, MRV, CT, MRSI, CTP, DTI and fMRI for ischemic stroke; Hemorrhagic stroke and other neurodegenerative diseases/biomarker applications; Volumetric analysis for the regions of ischemic, hematoma and peri-hematomal edema regions in both AIS and ICH strokes; Development of new methodologies for the detection of vasculature abnormalities and for the development of database for NEURO (AIS and ICH), body (PAD and renal arteries) and cardiac applications; Non-invasive estimation of microglia activity through MRI/MRA/MRV in the above pathological tissues;The study of CST damage and clinical / functional scale correlation etc. after ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes; Mapping of different metabolites for the normal subjects and subjects with Ischemic stroke; Intracerebral Hemorrhage; Developing novel, multinuclear (23Na, 17O, 13C, F19 and 1H) MRI; MRS applications magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopic techniques for early diagnosis and quantification of physiological and functional parameters in pathologies such as ischemic stroke and ICH stroke.