William A. Grissom, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

will.grissom@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Education
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MichiganM.S.E., Electrical Engineering, Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MichiganM.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MichiganB.S.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Office Address
5824 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37235
Publications
Ma J, Wismans C, Cao Z, Klomp DWJ, Wijnen JP, Grissom WA. Tailored spiral in-out spectral-spatial water suppression pulses for magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2018 Jan; 79(1): 31-40. PMID: 28370494, PMCID: PMC5623606, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26683, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Zhang Y, Poorman ME, Grissom WA. Dual-echo Z-shimmed proton resonance frequency-shift magnetic resonance thermometry near metallic ablation probes: Technique and temperature precision. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec; 78(6): 2299-306. PMID: 28185304, PMCID: PMC5552453, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26634, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Ianni JD, Welch EB, Grissom WA. Ghost reduction in echo-planar imaging by joint reconstruction of images and line-to-line delays and phase errors. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2017 Oct 10/16/2017; PMID: 29034502, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26967, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Grissom WA, Setsompop K, Hurley SA, Tsao J, Velikina JV, Samsonov AA. Advancing RF pulse design using an open-competition format: Report from the 2015 ISMRM challenge. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2017 Oct; 78(4): 1352-61. PMID: 27790754, PMCID: PMC5408273, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26512, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Jonathan SV, Grissom WA. Volumetric MRI thermometry using a three-dimensional stack-of-stars echo-planar imaging pulse sequence. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2017 Aug 8/7/2017; PMID: 28782129, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26862, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Yan X, Cao Z, Grissom WA. Ratio-adjustable power splitters for array-compressed parallel transmission. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2017 Jul 7/31/2017; PMID: 28758248, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26847, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Yan X, Zhang X, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Improved traveling-wave efficiency in 7T human MRI using passive local loop and dipole arrays. Magn Reson Imaging [print-electronic]. 2017 Jun; 39: 103-9. PMID: 28189821, PMCID: PMC5410385, PII: S0730-725X(17)30032-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.02.003, ISSN: 1873-5894.

Yan X, Gore JC, Grissom WA. New resonator geometries for ICE decoupling of loop arrays. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2017 Apr; 277: 59-67. PMID: 28236786, PMCID: PMC5389865, PII: S1090-7807(17)30041-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2017.02.011, ISSN: 1096-0856.

Gaur P, Werner B, Feng X, Fielden SW, Meyer CH, Grissom WA. Spatially-segmented undersampled MRI temperature reconstruction for transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound. J Ther Ultrasound. 2017; 5: 13. PMID: 28560040, PMCID: PMC5448150, PII: 92, DOI: 10.1186/s40349-017-0092-0, ISSN: 2050-5736.

Yan X, Zhang X, Xue R, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Optimizing the ICE decoupling element distance to improve monopole antenna arrays for 7 Tesla MRI. Magn Reson Imaging [print-electronic]. 2016 Nov; 34(9): 1264-8. PMID: 27469314, PMCID: PMC5055440, PII: S0730-725X(16)30087-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2016.07.008, ISSN: 1873-5894.

Cao Z, Yan X, Grissom WA. Array-compressed parallel transmit pulse design. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 76(4): 1158-69. PMID: 26510117, PMCID: PMC4848238, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26020, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Hasselwander CJ, Cao Z, Grissom WA. Gr-MRI: A software package for magnetic resonance imaging using software defined radios. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2016 Sep; 270: 47-55. PMID: 27394165, PMCID: PMC4996692, PII: S1090-7807(16)30099-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2016.06.023, ISSN: 1096-0856.

Ianni JD, Grissom WA. Trajectory Auto-Corrected image reconstruction. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Sep; 76(3): 757-68. PMID: 26362967, PMCID: PMC4788989, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25916, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Gaur P, Partanen A, Werner B, Ghanouni P, Bitton R, Butts Pauly K, Grissom WA. Correcting heat-induced chemical shift distortions in proton resonance frequency-shift thermometry. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Jul; 76(1): 172-82. PMID: 26301458, PMCID: PMC4766074, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25899, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Yan X, Cao Z, Grissom WA. Experimental implementation of array-compressed parallel transmission at 7 tesla. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun; 75(6): 2545-52. PMID: 27080331, PMCID: PMC5321687, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26239, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Cao Z, Donahue MJ, Ma J, Grissom WA. Joint design of large-tip-angle parallel RF pulses and blipped gradient trajectories. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 75(3): 1198-208. PMID: 25916408, PMCID: PMC4624053, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25739, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Poorman ME, Chaplin VL, Wilkens K, Dockery MD, Giorgio TD, Grissom WA, Caskey CF. Erratum to: Open-source, small-animal magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound system. J Ther Ultrasound. 2016; 4: 29. PMID: 27777767, PMCID: PMC5072293, PII: 70, DOI: 10.1186/s40349-016-0070-y, ISSN: 2050-5736.

Poorman ME, Chaplin VL, Wilkens K, Dockery MD, Giorgio TD, Grissom WA, Caskey CF. Open-source, small-animal magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound system. J Ther Ultrasound. 2016; 4(1): 22. PMID: 27597889, PMCID: PMC5011339, PII: 66, DOI: 10.1186/s40349-016-0066-7, ISSN: 2050-5736.

Sharma A, Lustig M, Grissom WA. Root-flipped multiband refocusing pulses. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Jan; 75(1): 227-37. PMID: 25704154, PMCID: PMC4546574, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25629, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Sharma A, Bammer R, Stenger VA, Grissom WA. Low peak power multiband spokes pulses for B1 (+) inhomogeneity-compensated simultaneous multislice excitation in high field MRI. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 74(3): 747-55. PMID: 25203620, PMCID: PMC4362909, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25455, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Gaur P, Grissom WA. Accelerated MRI thermometry by direct estimation of temperature from undersampled k-space data. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2015 May; 73(5): 1914-25. PMID: 24935053, PMCID: PMC4268081, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.25327, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Grissom WA, Cao Z, Does MD. |B1(+)|-selective excitation pulse design using the Shinnar-Le Roux algorithm. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 242: 189-96. PMID: 24674887, PII: S1090-7807(14)00050-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2014.02.012, ISSN: 1096-0856.

Sharma A, Tadanki S, Jankiewicz M, Grissom WA. Highly-accelerated Bloch-Siegert |B1+| mapping using joint autocalibrated parallel image reconstruction. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 71(4): 1470-7. PMID: 23818119, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.24804, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Jankiewicz M, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Improved encoding pulses for Bloch-Siegert B1(+) mapping. J. Magn. Reson [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan; 226: 79-87. PMID: 23220183, PMCID: PMC3561618, PII: S1090-7807(12)00341-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2012.11.004, ISSN: 1096-0856.

Grissom WA, Khalighi MM, Sacolick LI, Rutt BK, Vogel MW. Small-tip-angle spokes pulse design using interleaved greedy and local optimization methods. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Nov; 68(5): 1553-62. PMID: 22392822, PMCID: PMC3703849, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.24165, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Grissom WA, McKinnon GC, Vogel MW. Nonuniform and multidimensional Shinnar-Le Roux RF pulse design method. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Sep; 68(3): 690-702. PMID: 22161690, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.23269, ISSN: 1522-2594.