Amir Pourmorteza, PhD


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Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Amir Pourmorteza, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Pourmorteza is a biomedical engineer and CT physicist specializing in cardiovascular imaging, spectral computed tomography, tomographic reconstruction, and artificial intelligence in medical imaging including the use of radiogenomics in cancer.


Dr. Pourmorteza received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Bioelectrics) from University of Tehran. He obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering and completed a Fellowship in Tomographic Reconstruction from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.


Dr. Pourmorteza's research is focused on bench-to-bedside translation and validation of novel imaging technologies with a special interest in spectral and high-resolution CT. Prior to joining Emory, he led the National Institute of Health photon-counting CT group where he carried out the first clinical studies of photon-counting CT.


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