Daniel F. Gochberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D., PHYSICS, Yale University, New Haven, ConnecticutM.S., Yale University, New Haven, ConnecticutB.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Office Address
1161 21st Avenue South
MCN AAA-3112
Nashville, TN 37232-2310
Research Description
Daniel Gochberg, Ph.D., is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics at Yale University. He received the NIH Individual Postdoctoral National Research Service Award while completing a post-doctoral research fellowship at Yale University. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2002 and was appointed Associate Professor in 2012. Dr. Gochberg’s research is focused on developing and applying magnetic resonance imaging methods that create specific and novel contrast. He is a member of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

Section: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science
Research Keywords
Magnetization transfer (MT) imaging, magnetic resonance, tissue modeling, physics
Quarles CC, Gochberg DF, Gore JC, Yankeelov TE. A theoretical framework to model DSC-MRI data acquired in the presence of contrast agent extravasation. Phys Med Biol [print-electronic]. 2009 Oct 10/7/2009; 54(19): 5749-66. PMID: 19729712, PMCID: PMC2767268, PII: S0031-9155(09)10742-X, DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/54/19/006, ISSN: 1361-6560.

Ou X, Sun SW, Liang HF, Song SK, Gochberg DF. The MT pool size ratio and the DTI radial diffusivity may reflect the myelination in shiverer and control mice. NMR Biomed. 2009 Jun; 22(5): 480-7. PMID: 19123230, PMCID: PMC3711249, DOI: 10.1002/nbm.1358, ISSN: 1099-1492.

Barros W, Gochberg DF, Gore JC. Nuclear magnetic resonance signal dynamics of liquids in the presence of distant dipolar fields, revisited. J Chem Phys. 2009 May 5/7/2009; 130(17): 174506. PMID: 19425789, PMCID: PMC2832049, DOI: 10.1063/1.3116107, ISSN: 1089-7690.

Louie EA, Gochberg DF, Does MD, Damon BM. Transverse relaxation and magnetization transfer in skeletal muscle: effect of pH. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Mar; 61(3): 560-9. PMID: 19097244, PMCID: PMC2649690, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.21847, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Ou X, Sun SW, Liang HF, Song SK, Gochberg DF. Quantitative magnetization transfer measured pool-size ratio reflects optic nerve myelin content in ex vivo mice. Magn Reson Med. 2009 Feb; 61(2): 364-71. PMID: 19165898, PMCID: PMC2632728, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.21850, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Dula AN, Gochberg DF, Does MD. Optimal echo spacing for multi-echo imaging measurements of Bi-exponential T2 relaxation. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2009 Feb; 196(2): 149-56. PMID: 19028432, PMCID: PMC2694452, PII: S1090-7807(08)00358-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2008.11.002, ISSN: 1096-0856.

Whitney HM, Gochberg DF, Gore JC. Magnetization transfer proportion: a simplified measure of dose response for polymer gel dosimetry. Phys Med Biol [print-electronic]. 2008 Dec 12/21/2008; 53(24): 7107-24. PMID: 19033644, PMCID: PMC2669836, PII: S0031-9155(08)89570-X, DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/53/24/007, ISSN: 0031-9155.

Ou X, Gochberg DF. MT effects and T1 quantification in single-slice spoiled gradient echo imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Apr; 59(4): 835-45. PMID: 18302249, PMCID: PMC4186261, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.21550, ISSN: 0740-3194.

Barros W, Gochberg DF, Gore JC. Assessing signal enhancement in distant dipolar field-based sequences. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2007 Nov; 189(1): 32-7. PMID: 17869560, PMCID: PMC2897241, PII: S1090-7807(07)00249-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2007.08.015, ISSN: 1090-7807.

Gochberg DF, Gore JC. Quantitative magnetization transfer imaging via selective inversion recovery with short repetition times. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Feb; 57(2): 437-41. PMID: 17260381, PMCID: PMC2634834, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.21143, ISSN: 0740-3194.

Barros W, Gore JC, Gochberg DF. Simultaneous measurement of D and T2 using the distant dipolar field. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2006 Jan; 178(1): 166-9. PMID: 16243551, PMCID: PMC3625657, PII: S1090-7807(05)00313-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2005.09.013, ISSN: 1090-7807.

Gochberg DF, Fong PM, Gore JC. A quantitative study of magnetization transfer in MAGIC gels. Phys Med Biol. 2003 Nov 11/7/2003; 48(21): N277-82. PMID: 14653567, PMCID: PMC3919672, ISSN: 0031-9155.

Gochberg DF, Gore JC. Quantitative imaging of magnetization transfer using an inversion recovery sequence. Magn Reson Med. 2003 Mar; 49(3): 501-5. PMID: 12594753, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.10386, ISSN: 0740-3194.

D.F. Gochberg, P.M. Fong, and J.C. Gore. Studies of magnetization transfer and relaxation in irradiated polymer gels - Interpretations of the Effects of MRI-based dosimetry. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2001; 46(()): 799-811.

Gore JC, Anderson AW, Does MD, Gochberg DF, Joers JM, Kennan RP, Parsons EC, and Schachter M. The relationship of problems in biomedical MRI to the study of porous media. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2001; 19((3-4)): 295-300.

DF Gochberg, RP Kennan, MD Robson and JC Gore. Quantitative Imaging of Magnetization Transfer using Multiple Selective Pulses. Mag. Res. Med. 1999; 41: 1065-72.

D.F. Gochberg, R.P. Kennan, M.J. Maryanski, and J.C. Gore. The role of specific side groups and pH in magnetization transfer in polymer gels. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 1998; 131: 191-8.

D.F. Gochberg, R.P. Kennan, and J.C. Gore. Quantitative studies of magnetization transfer by selective excitation and T1 recovery. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 1997; 38: 224-31.