Samuel C Grant




Contact Information

Phone (850) 645-7197
Fax (850) 644-1366
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 32310-3706
Building NHMFL FSU
Personal Homepage

Educational Background

  • B.Sc. (Hons), Electrical Engineering, 1995, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1998, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Ph.D., Bioengineering, 2001, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Neuroscience, 2001-05, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Research Interests

  • - Adult Stem Cell Therapies for Ischemic Stroke
  • - Dynamic, high resolution MRI of migraine and its treatment
  • - MR Microscopy and Diffusion MRI of Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS)
  • - MR Microscopy and localized spectroscopy of single cells, embryos and biological fluids
  • - Analysis of diffusion and compartmentalization in neuronal tissues and model systems
  • - MR contrast mechanisms at high magnetic field strengths
  • - Fabrication & application of RF microcoil probes to MR imaging & spectroscopy

Professional Experience

  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Member and Journal Peer Reviewer
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Senior Member and Tallahassee Area Section Chair
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Member The Ampere Society, Member
  • Biomedical Engineering Society, Member and Student Chapter Advisor
  • Gordon Research Conference Attendance/Presentation (in vivo Magnetic Resonance), 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • American Institute of Physics, Journal Peer Reviewer for the Review of Scientific Instruments

Awards, Honors, and Service

  • FSU Planning Grant Award for 2012-2013: Delayed Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Injections for Stroke Treatment as Evaluated by High Field MRI (2013)
  • 2nd Place Poster Award: Other Applications and Techniques, 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, "High Resolution Sodium Imaging of Isolated Neurons." (2007)
  • Mars, Inc., Engineering Exposition Scholarship (1993)
  • Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association Scholarship (1993)
  • Flour-Daniels Corp. Engineering Scholarship (1992)
  • Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship (1991)
  • McDonnell-Douglas Scholar (1991)
  • University of Illinois James Scholar (1991)

Publications and Scientific Activities

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