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Dr. Peter Barker attended Oxford University in the United Kingdom, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and then a Doctor of Philosophy degree in physical chemistry. He conducted his post doctoral research at California Institute of Technology. In 1989 he joined the division of NMR research at Johns Hopkins University. In 1994 he accepted a position on the bioscientific staff in the department of neurology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, while teaching as an adjunct Associate Professor of Medical Physics at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. He returned to Hopkins in 1997, where he is currently a Professor of Radiology.

Dr. Barker has been awarded numerous NIH grants and has also been presented with the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award. Some of his recent publications include: Broadband Proton Decoupling for In Vivo Brain Spectroscopy in Humans; NAA - A Neuronal Marker?; and Single-Voxel Proton MR Spectroscopy of the Human Brain at 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla.

Peter B. Barker, D.Phil.
Professor, Department of Radiology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N Wolfe St, MRI 143C
Baltimore MD 21287
410-955-1740 (office)
410-614-2535 (fax)
email: barker@mri.jhu.edu


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