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Laleh Rad

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109


Biomedical Engineering


Post-Doctoral Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

MSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Selected Publications

    L. Golestanirad, A. Rahsepar, G. Bonmassar, J. Carr, and L. L. Wald, “Revisiting safety of MRI on patients with abandoned cardiac leads: A simulation study at 64 MHz and 127 MHz”, to be submitted to Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2016.

    L. Golestanirad, N. Manzoor, J. Gale, J. Kaltenbach, and G. Bonmassar, “Micro-Magnetic Coils for Brain Stimulation: the Differential Effect of Coil’s Orientation”, to be submitted to Brain Stimulation, 2016.

    C. E. McElcheran , L. Golestanirad, M. I. Iacono , B. Yang, K. J. T. Anderson , G. Bonmassar, and S. J. Graham, “Efficacy of Parallel Radiofrequency Transmission Technology for Reducing Heating of Deep Brain Stimulation Implants during MRI: A Simulation Study of Realistic Lead Trajectories”, MAGMA (under review)

    C. E. McElcheran, B. Yang, K. J. T. Anderson, L. Golestanirad, S. J. Graham, “Parallel Radiofrequency Transmission at 3 T to Improve Safety in Bilateral Implanted Wires in a Heterogeneous Model”, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2016 (InPress)



Electrode Designs for Efficient Neural Stimulation, Laleh Golestanirad, Simon J. Graham - USPatent US20150209577