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Daniele Procissi

Research Assistant Professor of Radiology

Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering


737 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL, 60611

646-345-2873Email Daniele Procissi



Biomedical Engineering


 PhD Physics 2003, Iowa State University/Ames Laboratory (Department of Eenrgy DOE), Ames, Iowa

 MS Physics 1998, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy

Significant Recognition

  • Erasmus Scholar in Applied Physics, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (1993-1994) European Award

Selected Publications

Characterization of CC-531 as a Rat Model of Colorectal Liver Metastases. White SB, Procissi D, Chen J, Gogineni VR, Tyler P, Yang Y, Omary RA, Larson AC. PLoS One. 2016 May 12

Novel method for functional brain imaging in awake minimally restrained rats.

Chang PC, Procissi D, Bao Q, Centeno MV, Baria A, Apkarian AV. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Apr 6

Pretrial functional connectivity differentiates behavioral outcomes during trace eyeblink conditioning in the rabbit.

Schroeder MP, Weiss C, Procissi D, Wang L, Disterhoft JF. Learn Mem. 2016 Mar 15. 23(4):161-8.

Intrinsic connectivity of neural networks in the awake rabbit. Schroeder MP, Weiss C, Procissi D, Disterhoft JF, Wang L. Neuroimage. 2016 Apr 1;129:260-7.

Activity-induced manganese-dependent MRI (AIM-MRI) and functional MRI in awake rabbits during somatosensory stimulation.

Schroeder MP, Weiss C, Procissi D, Wang L, Disterhoft JF.

Neuroimage. 2016 Feb 1;126:72-80.

Quantitative functional MRI in a clinical orthotopic model of pancreatic cancer in immunocompetent Lewis rats.

Zhang Z, Zheng L, Li W, Gordon AC, Huan Y, Shangguan J, Procissi D, Bentrem DJ, Larson AC. Am J Transl Res. 2015 Sep 15;7(9):1475-86

CMR myocardial tissue characterization in a mouse model of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity

Allen BD, Anderle M, Misener S, Murtagh G, Furiasse N, Akhter N, Procissi D, Carr JC. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 2015 Feb 3

MRI of Antigen-Loaded Dendritic Cell Migration in a Pancreatic Carcinoma Model Zhuoli Zhang ,Weiguo Li, Daniel Procissi, Kangan Li1, Alexander Y Sheu, Andrew C. Gorden, Yang Guo, Khashayarsha Khazaie, Yi Huan, Guohong Han, Andrew C. Larson Radiology, 2015 Jan;274(1):192-200.

MR Imaging Enables Measurement of Therapeutic Nanoparticle Uptake in Rat N1-S1 Liver Tumors after Nanoablation.

McDevitt JL, Mouli SK, Tyler PD, Li W, Nicolai J, Procissi D, Ragin AB, Wang YA, Lewandowski RJ, Salem R, Larson AC, Omary RA.

J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Aug;25(8):1288-94.  PMID: 24854392

Seven-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Accurately Quantifies Intratumoral Uptake of Therapeutic nanoparticles in the McA Rat Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Preclinical Study in a Rodent Model.

Tyler PD, McDevitt JL, Sheu AY, Nicolai J, Procissi D, Ragin AB, Lewandowski RJ, Salem R, Larson AC, Omary RA.

Invest Radiol. 2013 Oct 1. PMID: 24089022

Aberrant resting-state functional connectivity in a genetic rat model of depression.

Williams KA, Mehta NS, Redei EE, Wang L, Procissi D.

Psychiatry Res. 2014 Apr 30;222(1-2):111-3. PMID: 24613017

 Role of nucleus accumbens in neuropathic pain: linked multi-scale evidence in the rat transitioning to  neuropathic pain.

Chang PC, Pollema-Mays SL, Centeno MV, Procissi D, Contini M, Baria AT, Martina M, Apkarian AV.

Pain. 2014 Jun;155(6):1128-39. PMID: 24607959

Temperature-sensitive magnetic drug carriers for concurrent gemcitabine chemohyperthermia.

Kim DH, Guo Y, Zhang Z, Procissi D, Nicolai J, Omary RA, Larson AC.

Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 May;3(5):714-24. PMID:24574255

Photothermal ablation of pancreatic cancer cells with hybrid iron-oxide core gold-shell nanoparticles.

Guo Y, Zhang Z, Kim DH, Li W, Nicolai J, Procissi D, Huan Y, Han G, Omary RA, Larson AC.

Int J Nanomedicine. 2013; 8:3437-46. PMCID: PMC3771851

Rapid dramatic alterations to the tumor microstructure in pancreatic cancer following irreversible electroporation ablation.

Zhang Z, Li W, Procissi D, Tyler P, Omary RA, Larson AC.

Nanomedicine (Lond). 2013 Sep 11. PMID: 24039426:

High resolution MRI for non-invasive mouse lymph node mapping.

Zhang Z, Procissi D, Li W, Kim DH, Li K, Han G, Huan Y, Larson AC.

J Immunol Methods. 2013 Dec 31;400-401:23-9. PMID: 23850992

Image-Guided Local Delivery Strategies Enhance Therapeutic Nanoparticle Uptake in Solid Tumors.

Mouli SK, Tyler P, McDevitt JL, Eifler AC, Guo Y, Nicolai J, Lewandowski RJ, Li W, Procissi D, Ryu RK, Wang YA, Salem R, Larson AC, Omary RA.

ACS Nano. 2013 Aug 20. PMID: 23952712

Serial diffusion MRI to monitor and model treatment response of the targeted nanotherapy CRLX101.

Ng TS, Wert D, Sohi H, Procissi D, Colcher D, Raubitschek AA, Jacobs RE. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 May 1;19(9):2518-27 PMCID: PMC3644008

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging in the transgenic APC(Δ468) mouse model of hereditary colon cancer.

Zhang Z, Li W, Blatner NR, Dennis KL, Procissi D, Khazaie K, Larson AC.

Mol Imaging. 2013 Jan-Feb;12(1):59-66: PMC3644008