Optical Radiology Laboratory (ORL)

Arefeh Sherafati

Contact Information
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Campus Box 8225
4515 McKinley Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 728 2437

Current Position
Ph.D. Student in Physics

Ph.D. Physics, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, Ongoing.
M.S. Gravity and Cosmology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2007-2011).
B.S. Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2011-2013).

Research Interests
Biomedical physics, Neuroimaging, Fundamental physics.

Key Publications:

  1. A. Sherafati, AT Eggebrecht, KM Bergonzi, TM Burns-Yocum, JP Culver. “Improvements in functional diffuse optical tomography maps by global motion censoring techniques”. Optics and the Brain, 2018, JW3A. 51.  
  2. Presentations: A. Sherafati , M. S. Hassanpour, A. T. Eggebrecht, J. P. Culver, J. B. Firszt, JP Culver  “Optical Neuroimaging of Speech Perception in Listeners with Cochlear Implants”. ARO 2018 conference, San Diego, United States.   A. Sherafati , AT Eggebrecht, TM Burns-Yocum, JP Culver. “A global metric to detect motion artifacts in optical neuroimaging data”. Neural Imaging and Sensing 10051, 1005112.