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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
arefeh@wustl.edu

Current Position
Ph.D. Student in Physics

Education
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.