Tyler Blazey, PhD

Instructor in Radiology

Research Centers:
Biomedical MR Center
Tyler Blazey, PhD, is an instructor in radiology within the Biomedical MR Center based at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Blazey previously served as a research assistant in the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center, a doctoral student and postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Marcus E. Raichle, MD, and a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Cornelius von Morze, PhD. His research focuses on the development of metabolic imaging methods to study neurodegenerative diseases. Blazey earned a doctorate in neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis and his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Research Interests

Brain metabolism, neurological diseases, novel molecular imaging methods, hyperpolarized 13C MRI, multi-tracer positron emission tomography, Alzheimer's disease

Link to Publications

Education History


Washington University in St. Louis


University of Minnesota