Jean-Philippe Galons, PhD

Associate Professor
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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Berry, D. B., V. L. Galinsky, E. B. Hutchinson, J. P. Galons, S. R. Ward, and L. R. Frank, "Double pulsed field gradient diffusion MRI to assess skeletal muscle microstructure.", Magn Reson Med, vol. 90, issue 4, pp. 1582-1593, 2023 Oct. PMID: 37392410
Bustos, R. Zapata, D. K. Coletta, J-P. Galons, L. B. Davidson, P. R. Langlais, J. L. Funk, W. T. Willis, and L. J. Mandarino, "Nonequilibrium thermodynamics and mitochondrial protein content predict insulin sensitivity and fuel selection during exercise in human skeletal muscle.", Front Physiol, vol. 14, pp. 1208186, 2023. PMCID: PMC10361819 
Jandova, J., J-P. Galons, D. L. Dettman, and G. T. Wondrak, "Systemic deuteration of SCID mice using the water-isotopologue deuterium oxide (D O) inhibits tumor growth in an orthotopic bioluminescent model of human pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.", Mol Carcinog, vol. 62, issue 5, pp. 598-612, 2023 May. PMCID: PMC10106369  PMID: 36727657


Keerthivasan, M. B., J-P. Galons, K. Johnson, L. Umapathy, D. R. Martin, A. Bilgin, and M. I. Altbach, "Abdominal T2-Weighted Imaging and T2 Mapping Using a Variable Flip Angle Radial Turbo Spin-Echo Technique.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2021 Jul 13. PMID: 34254382
Li, Z., Z. Fu, M. Keerthivasan, A. Bilgin, K. Johnson, J-P. Galons, S. Vedantham, D. R. Martin, and M. I. Altbach, "Rapid high-resolution volumetric T mapping using a highly accelerated stack-of-stars Look Locker technique.", Magn Reson Imaging, vol. 79, pp. 28-37, 2021 Mar 17. PMID: 33722634


Seckeler, M. D., L. Moedano, D. Mustacich, B. T. Kalb, M. Saranathan, J-P. Galons, and M. H. Witte, "Non-contrast MR lymphography of rare lymphatic abnormalities.", Lymphology, vol. 53, issue 3, pp. 136-140, 2020. PMID: 33350287
Galons, J. P., "Editorial for “Relative Enhanced Diffusivity in Prostate Cancer: Protocol Optimization and Diagnostic Potential”", Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol. 51(6), 03/2020.
Lorza, A. M. Arias, H. Ravi, R. C. Philip, J-P. Galons, T. P. Trouard, N. A. Parra, D. D. Von Hoff, W. L. Read, R. Tibes, R. L. Korn, et al., "Dose-response assessment by quantitative MRI in a phase 1 clinical study of the anti-cancer vascular disrupting agent crolibulin.", Sci Rep, vol. 10, issue 1, pp. 14449, 2020 09 02. PMCID: PMC7468301 


Z, L., B. A, J. K, G. J-P, V. S, and et. al Martin DR, "Rapid High-Resolution T1 Mapping Using a Highly Accelerated Radial Steady-state Free-precession Technique", J Magn Reson Imaging, issue 49 (1), pp. 239-252, 01/2019.


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.
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


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
J-P, G., "Diffusion weighted and diffusion tensor imaging: A clinical guide", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2017.
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.


JA, M., C. P, T. CA, R. D, A. M, and et. al Galons J-P, "Phase II study of metformin for reduction of obesity-associated breast cancer risk: a randomized controlled trial protocol", BMC Cancer, 07/2016.
Brand, J. F., L. R. Furenlid, M. I. Altbach, J-P. Galons, A. Bhattacharyya, P. Sharma, T. Bhattacharyya, A. Bilgin, and D. R. Martin, "Task-based optimization of flip angle for fibrosis detection in T1-weighted MRI of liver.", J Med Imaging (Bellingham), vol. 3, issue 3, pp. 035502, 2016 Jul. PMCID: PMC4955011  PMID: 27446971