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Marcus Chen, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Investigator

10 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States

301-496-0077

Biography

Marcus Chen, M.D., is an assistant clinical investigator who leads the Cardiovascular CT Program at the NHLBI.

Research

Research Interests

Computed tomography (CT) is a non-invasive advanced imaging test that uses x-rays to make three-dimensional pictures of the body. The Cardiovascular CT Program is focused on the development of and implementation of new imaging techniques to better diagnose heart disease and plan treatment options. This program, led by Dr. Marcus Chen, utilizes state-of-the art scanner hardware, advanced image reconstruction methods, and computational resources with a goal to reduce the overall radiation exposure needed to image a patient and detect cardiovascular disease. These new imaging techniques are not confined to the heart and vascular system, but also are being applied to other parts of the body such as the lung.