Jennifer L. Becker, MD

Interim Division Chief, Neuroradiology
Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Associate Professor, Neurology
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Degrees
  • BM BS: Nottingham University Medical School, England, 1996
Internship
  • Queen's Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, Professorial Department of Surgery, 1997
  • Queen's Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, Professorial Department of Therapeutics, Gastroenterology & Dermatology, 1997
Residency
  • Guy's and Lewisham NHS Trust, London, Otolaryngology, 1998
  • Queen's Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, Surgical Rotation, 2000
  • Southmead Hospital, Bristol, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, 2000
  • Royal United Hospital, Bath,Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, 2001
  • North West Thames, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, 2004
  • Queen's Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, Neuroradiology, 2005
Fellowship
  • Queen's Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham, Neuroradiology, 2007
Board Certifications
  • FRCR - Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • MRCS - Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Select Publications

2021

Rogers, S., L. Nagae, and J. Becker, "The Spectrum and Mimics of Contrast Surface Enhancement on Post-contrast Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (FLAIR) Images, Including Hyper Acute Reperfusion Marker (HARM)", Educational Exhibit ASNR, 05/2021.
Rogers, S., K. Johnson, and J. Becker, "Successful Use of Intracranial High-resolution Black Blood Imaging for Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Autoimmune Disease and Neurological Symptoms", Educational Exhibit ASNR: ASNR 59th Annual Meeting, 05/2021.

2020

JP, A., W. LJ, A. A, and B. JL, "Imaging markers of small vessel disease and brain frailty, and outcomes in acute stroke", Neurology, 2020.
Preston, C., A. M. Alvarez, A. Barragan, J. Becker, W. S. Kasoff, and R. S. Witte, "High resolution transcranial acoustoelectric imaging of current densities from a directional deep brain stimulator.", J Neural Eng, vol. 17, issue 1, pp. 016074, 2020 02 27. PMCID: PMC7446234  PMID: 31978914
Becker, J. L., V. Patel, K. J. Johnson, M. Guerrero, R. R. Klein, G. F. Ranvier, R. P. Owen, P. Pawha, and K. Nael, "4D-Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI for Preoperative Localization in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism.", AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, vol. 41, issue 3, pp. 522-528, 2020 03. PMCID: PMC7077889 
Gravbrot, N., M. Saranathan, L. M. Nagae, J. Becker, and W. S. Kasoff, "Safety Profile of Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation Electrode Placement in a 1.5T Interventional MRI Suite: Consecutive Single-Institution Case Series.", AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 2020 Oct 01.

2019

Zaninovich, O. A., M. J. Avila, M. Kay, J. L. Becker, J. R Hurlbert, and N. L. Martirosyan, "The role of diffusion tensor imaging in the diagnosis, prognosis, and assessment of recovery and treatment of spinal cord injury: a systematic review.", Neurosurg Focus, vol. 46, issue 3, pp. E7, 2019 03 01.
Lickliter, J., J. Ruben, R. Carmody, and J. Becker et al, A phase ib/ii clinical trial of dodecafluoropentane emulsion (ddfpe) as a radiosensitizer in glioblastoma, 2019.

2018

Keerthivasan, MB., B. Winegar, JL. Becker, A. Bilgin, M. Altbach, and M. Saranathan, Clinical Utility of a Novel Ultrafast T2-Weighted Sequence for Spine Imaging, 2018.
Altbach, M., K. Johnson, M. Keerthisavan, J. Becker, and A. Bilgin, Rapid Carotid Artery T2 and T1 Mapping Using a Radial TSE and IR-FLASH Approach, 2018.
Keerthivasan, M. B., B. Winegar, J. L. Becker, A. Bilgin, M. I. Altbach, and M. Saranathan, "Clinical Utility of a Novel Ultrafast T2-Weighted Sequence for Spine Imaging.", AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, vol. 39, issue 8, pp. 1568-1575, 2018 08. PMCID: PMC7410539 

2017

Saranathan, M., P. W. Worters, D. W. Rettmann, B. Winegar, and J. Becker, "Physics for clinicians: Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and double inversion recovery (DIR) Imaging.", J Magn Reson Imaging, 2017 Apr 17.

2016

Erly, W. K., J. L. Becker, R. Inampudi, S. John Hur, K. Nael, and W. S. Kubal, "Fractures of the posterolateral maxillary sinus: a masticator space blowout injury?", Emerg Radiol, vol. 23, issue 5, pp. 439-42, 2016 Oct.

2015

Becker, J., W. Kubal, S. Hur, R. Khan, R. Inampudi, R.(3) Carmody, and D.(2) Gilbertson-Dahdal, The Utility of a Rapid 13-Minute MRI Protocol for Evaluation of the Pediatric Brain Following Intracranial Trauma, 2015.
Becker, J., W. Kubal, S. Hur, R. Khan, R. Inampudi, R. Carmody, D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, R. Buckner, and K. Nael, "The Utility of a Rapid 13-Minute MRI Protocol for Evaluation of the Pediatric Brain Following Intracranial Trauma", American Society of Neuroradiology: American Society of Neuroradiology, 04/2015.
Erly, W., J. Becker, R. Inampudi, S. Hur, K. Nael, and W. Kubal, Masticator Blow-out Fracture, a Previously Unappreciated Fracture of the Lateral Maxillary Sinus, 2015.
Hur, S., A. Bhowra, L. MacKinnon, H. Albasha, W. Kubal, E. Krupinski, J. Becker, K. Nael, and W. Erly, Comparison of Radiology Trainee Interpretations and Attending Neuroradiologist Interpretations of Stroke MRI Studies, 2015.