Daniel S. Marcus, PhD

Director, Computational Imaging Research Center

Professor of Radiology
Director, Neuroinformatics Research Group

Marcus Lab
Daniel S. Marcus, PhD, is a professor of radiology and director of the Computational Imaging Research Center (CIRC) for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. As director of the Neuroinformatics Research Group (NRG) based in the CIRC, Marcus and colleagues build imaging informatics and analysis tools with a particular focus on neuroimaging. The NRG has developed the XNAT imaging informatics platform (www.xnat.org), open source software used in facilities around the world to manage and share neuroimaging and related data. Marcus directs a number of service cores at the university, including for the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Intellectual Developmental Disabilities Research Center, and NINDS Center Core for Brain Imaging. He’s also an investigator in several NIH-backed initiatives to develop a national informatics infrastructure, including the Biomedical Informatics Research Network (BIRN), the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NAMIC), and Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (I2B2).

Research Interests

Imaging informatics, neuro-oncology, connectomics, artificial intelligence, neuroimaging

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Education History


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


Washington University in St. Louis


Society for Neuroscience
Organization for Human Brain Mapping
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
American Medical Informatics Association
Radiological Society of North America
International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Founder and President, Radiologics, Inc.
Associate Director, Informatics Component, Institute of Clinical and Translational Science
Executive Council, Charles F. And Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Executive Committee, Human Connectome Project
Executive Committee, Intellectual and Development Disorders Research Center