Jean-Philippe Galons, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Research Scholar Track)
Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Research Scholar Track) (Banner)
Associate, Center for Toxicology
Positions and Honors1984-1987 Research Assistant, University Aix-Marseille I. France1988-1989 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Physical Chemistry, Tokyo University, Tokyo1989-1991 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Arizona1991-1994 Assistant Professor, University Aix Marseille, France1994-2005 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Arizona 2005-present Research Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Arizona 2006-present Scientific Director pre-Clinical MR, Radiology, University of Arizona1988 French Foreign Affairs Research Fellowship Award1989 French Society for Cancer Research Fellowship Award 
  • MS: University Aix-Marseille I, Biophysics, Biochemistry, France - 1984
  • PhD: University Aix-Marseille I, Biophysics, Biochemistry, France - 1987

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Ding, J., A. T. Stopeck, Y. Gao, M. T. Marron, B. C. Wertheim, M. I. Altbach, J-P. Galons, D. J. Roe, F. Wang, G. Maskarinec, et al., "Reproducible automated breast density measure with no ionizing radiation using fat-water decomposition MRI.", J Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 48, issue 4, pp. 971-981, 2018 Oct. PMCID: PMC6173993  PMID: 29630755
Blew, R., T. Lohman, V. Lee, MI. Altbach, JP. Galons, S. Going, J. Bea, and M. Hetherington-Rauth, Validation of pQCT-Derived Thigh Adipose Tissue Sub-Compartments in Young Girls Using a 3T MRI Scanner, 2018.
Li, Z., A. Bilgin, K. Johnson, J-P. Galons, S. Vedantham, D. R. Martin, and M. I. Altbach, "Rapid High-Resolution T Mapping Using a Highly Accelerated Radial Steady-state Free-precession Technique.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2018 Aug 24.


Thomson, C. A., H. H. Sherry Chow, B. C. Wertheim, D. J. Roe, A. Stopeck, G. Maskarinec, M. Altbach, P. Chalasani, C. Huang, M. B. Strom, et al., "A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of diindolylmethane for breast cancer biomarker modulation in patients taking tamoxifen.", Breast Cancer Res Treat, vol. 165, issue 1, pp. 97-107, 2017 Aug. PMCID: PMC5571834  PMID: 28560655
Pandey, A., U. Yoruk, M. Keerthivasan, J-P. Galons, P. Sharma, K. Johnson, D. R. Martin, M. I. Altbach, A. Bilgin, and M. Saranathan, "Multiresolution imaging using golden angle stack-of-stars and compressed sensing for dynamic MR urography.", J Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 46, issue 1, pp. 303-311, 2017 Jul.


Cárdenas-Rodríguez, J., Y. Li, J-P. Galons, H. Cornnell, R. J. Gillies, M. D. Pagel, and A. F. Baker, "Imaging biomarkers to monitor response to the hypoxia-activated prodrug TH-302 in the MiaPaCa2 flank xenograft model.", Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 30, issue 7, pp. 1002-9, 2012 Sep. PMCID: PMC3402593  PMID: 22554971


Galons, J. P., M. I. Altbach, G. D. Paine-Murrieta, C. W. Taylor, and R. J. Gillies, "Early increases in breast tumor xenograft water mobility in response to paclitaxel therapy detected by non-invasive diffusion magnetic resonance imaging.", Neoplasia, vol. 1, issue 2, pp. 113-7, 1999 Jun. PMCID: PMC1508128