Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Susumu Mori, Ph.D.

Associated Investigator

Susumu Mori is Professor in the Department of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Director of Center for Brain Imaging Science in the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute.

His major research interest is to develop new imaging technology for MRI. His effort has been focused on diffusion tensor imaging and microimaging.


  • Faria AV, Oishi K, Yoshida S, Hillis A, Miller MI, Mori S. Content-based image retrieval for brain MRI: an image-searching engine and population-based analysis to utilize past clinical data for future diagnosis. Neuroimage Clin 2015; 7: 367-376.
  • Li M, Oishi K, He X, Qin Y, Gao F, Mori S, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. An efficient approach for differentiating Alzheimer's disease from normal elderly based on multicenter MRI using gray-level invariant features. PLoS One 2014; 9: e105563.
  • Nowrangi MA, Lyketsos CG, Leoutsakos JM, Oishi K, Albert M, Mori S, Mielke MM. Longitudinal, region-specific course of diffusion tensor imaging measures in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2013; 9: 519-528.
  • Oishi K, Mielke M, Albert M, Lyketsos C, Mori S. The fornix sign: a potential sign for Alzheimer's disease based on diffusion tensor imaging. J Neuroimaging 2012; 22:365-374.
  • Oishi K, Akhter K, Mielke M, Ceritoglu C, Zhang J, Jiang H, Li X, Younes L, Miller M, vanZijl P, Albert M, Lyketsos C, Mori S. Multi-modal MRI analysis with disease-specific spatial filtering: initial testing to predict mild cognitive impairment patients who convert to Alzheimer's disease. Front Neurol 2011; 2: 54.


Primary Appointment in Radiology