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Michael Andre

Title(s)Adjunct Professor, Radiology
SchoolHealth Sciences
Phone858-249-3285
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    University of California, Los AngelesPhD1980Medical Physics
    University of California, Los AngelesMS1975Medical Physics
    Unviersity of ArizonaAtmospheric Physics1973Physics
    Central CollegeBA1972Natural Philosophy
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    American Association of Physicists in Medicine2017Fellow
    Acoustical Imaging2012International Achievement Award
    American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine2009Fellow
    UCSD Radiology1987Silver Spoon Teaching Award
    Radiological Society of North America 1979Cum Laude Award

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    Dr. Andre is an established scientist with an international reputation as a leading researcher in breast imaging (particularly quantitative ultrasound, ultrasound computed tomography and computer-aided diagnosis), liver backscatter analysis and unique imaging instrumentation. He has extensive experience as a clinically-oriented diagnostic medical physicist, an educator of medical students, graduate students and residents, in the leadership of the medical enterprise and as a contributor to numerous societies and publications.

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    1. Byra M, Wan L, Wong JH, Du J, Shah SB, Andre MP, Chang EY. Quantitative Ultrasound and B-Mode Image Texture Features Correlate with Collagen and Myelin Content in Human Ulnar Nerve Fascicles. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2019 Jul; 45(7):1830-1840. PMID: 30987909.
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    2. Zhang YN, Fowler KJ, Ozturk A, Potu CK, Louie AL, Montes V, Henderson WC, Wang K, Andre MP, Samir AE, Sirlin CB. Liver fibrosis imaging: A clinical review of ultrasound and magnetic resonance elastography. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Mar 12. PMID: 30859677.
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    3. Han A, Zhang YN, Boehringer AS, Andre MP, Erdman JW, Loomba R, Sirlin CB, O'Brien WD. Inter-platform reproducibility of ultrasonic attenuation and backscatter coefficients in assessing NAFLD. Eur Radiol. 2019 Feb 19. PMID: 30783789.
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    4. Byra M, Galperin M, Ojeda-Fournier H, Olson L, O'Boyle M, Comstock C, Andre M. Breast mass classification in sonography with transfer learning using a deep convolutional neural network and color conversion. Med Phys. 2019 Feb; 46(2):746-755. PMID: 30589947.
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    5. Hong CW, Marsh A, Wolfson T, Paige J, Dekhordy SF, Schlein AN, Housman E, Deiranieh LH, Li CQ, Wasnik AP, Jang HJ, Dietrich CF, Piscaglia F, Casola G, O'Boyle M, Richman KM, Valasek MA, Andre M, Loomba R, Sirlin CB. Reader agreement and accuracy of ultrasound features for hepatic steatosis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 01; 44(1):54-64. PMID: 29951900.
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    6. Rose C, Shahanaghi A, Romero-Gonzalez M, Yarzebski J, Andre M, DiGirolamo GJ, Brown AP, Gonzalez G. Mortality Associated With Opioid Overdose: A Review of Clinical Characteristics and Health Services Received in the Year Prior to Death. Psychiatr Serv. 2019 Feb 01; 70(2):90-96. PMID: 30353791.
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    7. Han A, Labyed Y, Sy EZ, Boehringer AS, Andre MP, Erdman JW, Loomba R, Sirlin CB, O'Brien WD. Inter-sonographer reproducibility of quantitative ultrasound outcomes and shear wave speed measured in the right lobe of the liver in adults with known or suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Eur Radiol. 2018 Dec; 28(12):4992-5000. PMID: 29869170.
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    8. Han A, Andre MP, Deiranieh L, Housman E, Erdman JW, Loomba R, Sirlin CB, O'Brien WD. Repeatability and Reproducibility of the Ultrasonic Attenuation Coefficient and Backscatter Coefficient Measured in the Right Lobe of the Liver in Adults With Known or Suspected Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Aug; 37(8):1913-1927. PMID: 29359454.
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    9. Muleki-Seya P, Han A, Andre MP, Erdman JW, O'Brien WD. Analysis of Two Quantitative Ultrasound Approaches. Ultrason Imaging. 2018 03; 40(2):84-96. PMID: 28945169.
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    10. Paige JS, Bernstein GS, Heba E, Costa EAC, Fereirra M, Wolfson T, Gamst AC, Valasek MA, Lin GY, Han A, Erdman JW, O'Brien WD, Andre MP, Loomba R, Sirlin CB. A Pilot Comparative Study of Quantitative Ultrasound, Conventional Ultrasound, and MRI for Predicting Histology-Determined Steatosis Grade in Adult Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 May; 208(5):W168-W177. PMID: 28267360.
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    11. Stahl CM, Meisinger QC, Andre MP, Kinney TB, Newton IG. Radiation Risk to the Fluoroscopy Operator and Staff. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Oct; 207(4):737-744. PMID: 28829623.
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    12. Meisinger QC, Stahl CM, Andre MP, Kinney TB, Newton IG. Radiation Protection for the Fluoroscopy Operator and Staff. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Oct; 207(4):745-754. PMID: 27440524.
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    13. Han A, Andre MP, Erdman JW, Loomba R, Sirlin CB, O'Brien WD. Repeatability and Reproducibility of a Clinically Based QUS Phantom Study and Methodologies. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2017 01; 64(1):218-231. PMID: 27411218.
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    14. C Stahl, Q Meisinger, M Andre, T Kinney, I Newton.Radiation risk to the fluoroscopy operator and staff. AJR Amer J Roentgenology. 2016; 207:24-32.
    15. M Andre, T Nelson.Digital breast tomosynthesis: Basic and practical aspects, Parts I & II. 2016.
    16. Cui J, Heba E, Hernandez C, Haufe W, Hooker J, Andre MP, Valasek MA, Aryafar H, Sirlin CB, Loomba R. Magnetic resonance elastography is superior to acoustic radiation force impulse for the Diagnosis of fibrosis in patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A prospective study. Hepatology. 2016 Feb; 63(2):453-61. PMID: 26560734.
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    17. Lin SC, Heba E, Wolfson T, Ang B, Gamst A, Han A, Erdman JW, O'Brien WD, Andre MP, Sirlin CB, Loomba R. Noninvasive Diagnosis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Quantification of Liver Fat Using a New Quantitative Ultrasound Technique. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Jul; 13(7):1337-1345.e6. PMID: 25478922.
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    18. Chan MG, Cassidy FH, Andre MP, Chu P, Aganovic L. Delayed imaging in routine CT examinations of the abdomen and pelvis: is it worth the additional cost of radiation and time? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb; 202(2):329-35. PMID: 24450673.
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    19. MP Andre, A Han, E Heba, J Hooker, R Loomba, CB Sirlin, JW Erdman, Jr. and WD O’Brien, Jr. .Accurate diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in human participants via Quantitative Ultrasound. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings. 2014; 2375-2377.
    20. MP Andre, A Han, E Heba, J Hooker, R Loomba, CB Sirlin, JW Erdman, Jr., WD O’Brien.Accurate diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in human participants via Quantitative Ultrasound. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings. 2014; 2375-2377.
    21. A Han, JW Erdman, Jr., DG Simpson, MP Andre and WD O’Brien, Jr.Early Detection of Fatty Liver Disease in Mice via Quantitative Ultrasound. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings. 2014; 2363-2366.
    22. M André, J Wiskin, D Borup.Quantitative Ultrasound in Soft Tissues, J Mamou, M Oelze, (Eds.). Clinical results with ultrasound computed tomography of the breast. 2013; 395-432.
    23. TJ Hall, A Milkowski, B Garra, P Carson, M Palmeri, K Nightingale, T Lynch, A Alturki, M Andre, et al.RSNA/QIBA: Shear wave speed as a biomarker for liver fibrosis staging. IEEE Ultrasonics. 2013; 397-400.
    24. M André, J Wiskin, D Borup, S Johnson, H Ojeda-Fournier, L Olson.Quantitative volumetric breast imaging with 3D inverse scatter computed tomography. IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology. 2012; 34:1110-1113.
    25. André M, Wiskin J, Borup D, Johnson S, Ojeda-Fournier H, Olson L. Quantitative volumetric breast imaging with 3D inverse scatter computed tomography. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:1110-3. PMID: 23366090.
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    26. Shah PK, Mudaliar S, Chang AR, Aroda V, Andre M, Burke P, Henry RR. Effects of intensive insulin therapy alone and in combination with pioglitazone on body weight, composition, distribution and liver fat content in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2011 Jun; 13(6):505-10. PMID: 21272186.
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    27. M Andre, H Lee, J Jones, Eds.Acoustical Imaging 30. 2011; 399 pp.
    28. J Wiskin, D Borup, S Johnson, B Hanover, F Setinsek, S Olsen, M Andre, M Berggren.Acoustical Imaging 30. Inverse scattering results. 2011; 30:61-68.
    29. PK Shah, S Mudaliar, AR Chang, V Aroda, M Andre, P Burke and RR Henry.Effects of intensive insulin therapy alone and in combination with pioglitazone on body weight, composition, distribution and liver fat content in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism. 2011; 13(6):505-510.
    30. MP Andre, M Galperin, A Berry, A Taylor, H Ojeda-Fournier, M O’Boyle, L Olson, C Comstock.Acoustical Imaging 30. Performance of a method to standardize breast ultrasound interpretation using image processing and case-based reasoning. 2011; 30:3-10.
    31. MP Andre, C Barker, N Sekhon, J Wiskin, D Borup, K. Callahan.Acoustical Imaging. Pre-clinical experience with full-wave inverse scattering for breast imaging: Sound speed sensitivity. 2008; 29:73-80.
    32. MP Andre, Ed.Acoustical Imaging 28. 2007; 477 pages.
    33. André MP, Galperin M, Phan P, Chiu P.ROC analysis of lesion descriptors in breast ultrasound images. SPIE Medical Imaging. 2002; 5034:453-461.
    34. Rose SC, Andre MP, Roberts AC, Kinney TB, Valji K, Ronaghi AH, Hassanein TI, Lavine JE, Hart ME, Khanna A. Integral role of interventional radiology in the development of a pediatric liver transplantation program. Pediatr Transplant. 2001 Oct; 5(5):331-8. PMID: 11560751.
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    35. Theodorou DJ, Theodorou SJ, André MP, Kubota D, Weigert JM, Sartoris DJ. Quantitative computed tomography of spine: comparison of three-dimensional and two-dimensional imaging approaches in clinical practice. J Clin Densitom. 2001; 4(1):57-62. PMID: 11309520.
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    36. Lehman CD, André MP, Fecht BA, Johansen JM, Shelby RL, Shelby JO. Through-transmission US applied to breast imaging. Acad Radiol. 2000 Feb; 7(2):100-7. PMID: 10730165.
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    37. Liu CC, Theodorou DJ, Theodorou SJ, Andre MP, Sartoris DJ, Szollar SM, Martin EM, Deftos LJ. Quantitative computed tomography in the evaluation of spinal osteoporosis following spinal cord injury. Osteoporos Int. 2000; 11(10):889-96. PMID: 11199194.
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    38. André MP, Janée HS, Otto GP, Martin PJ.High speed data acquisition in a diffraction tomography system with large-scale toroidal arrays. Intl Journal of Imaging Systems & Technology. 1997; 8(1):137-147.
    39. André MP, Janée HS, Otto GP, Martin PJ, Jones P.Reduction of phase aberration in a diffraction tomography system for breast imaging. Acoustical Imaging 22. 1996; 22:151-157.
    40. Janée HS, Jones JP, André MP.Analysis of scatter fields in diffraction tomography experiments. Acoustical Imaging 22. 1996; 22:21-26.
    41. André MP, Martin PJ, Otto GP, Olson LK, Barrett TK, Spivey BA, Palmer DA.A new consideration of diffraction computed tomography for breast imaging: Studies in phantoms and patients. Acoustical Imaging 21. 1995; 21:379-390.
    42. Andre MP.Mammography tomorrow: Approaches to future breast imaging technology. Mammography Today. 1994; 1(3):18-22.
    43. André MP, Steinbach G, Mattrey RF. Enhancement of the echogenicity of flowing blood by the contrast agent perflubron. Invest Radiol. 1993 Jun; 28(6):502-6. PMID: 8320067.
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    44. Steinbach GC, André MP, Mattrey RF.An ultrasound flow phantom for Doppler performance evaluation and contrast media research. Ultrasonic Imaging. 1993; 15:185-186.
    45. André M, Nelson T, Mattrey R. Physical and acoustical properties of perfluorooctylbromide, an ultrasound contrast agent. Invest Radiol. 1990 Sep; 25(9):983-7. PMID: 2211056.
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    46. Mattrey RF, Nemcek AA, Shelton R, André MP, Mitten RM, Peterson T. In vivo estimation of perfluorooctylbromide concentration in tissues. Invest Radiol. 1990 Aug; 25(8):915-21. PMID: 2394575.
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    47. Haller J, André MP, Resnick D, Miller C, Howard BA, Mitchell MJ, Schils JP, Sartoris DJ, Trudell D. Detection of thoracolumbar vertebral body destruction with lateral spine radiography. Part II: Clinical investigation with computed tomography. Invest Radiol. 1990 May; 25(5):523-32. PMID: 2345083.
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    48. Haller J, André MP, Resnick D, Miller C, Howard BA, Mitchell MJ, Schils JP, Sartoris DJ, Trudell D. Detection of thoracolumbar vertebral body destruction with lateral spine radiography. Part I: Investigation in cadavers. Invest Radiol. 1990 May; 25(5):517-22. PMID: 2345082.
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    49. Stiles RG, Resnick D, Sartoris DJ, Andre MP. Rotator cuff disruption: diagnosis with digital arthrography. Radiology. 1988 Sep; 168(3):705-7. PMID: 3406400.
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    50. Bhasin S, Sartoris DJ, Fellingham L, Zlatkin MB, Andre M, Resnick D. Three-dimensional quantitative CT of the proximal femur: relationship to vertebral trabecular bone density in postmenopausal women. Radiology. 1988 Apr; 167(1):145-9. PMID: 3347716.
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    51. Bhasin S, Sartoris DJ, Fellingham L, Zlatkin MB, André M, Resnick D.Three-dimensional quantitative computed tomography of the proximal femur: Relationship to vertebral trabecular bone density in post-menopausal women. Radiology. 1988; 167(1):145-149.
    52. Ellisman MH, Palmer DE, André MP. Diagnostic levels of ultrasound may disrupt myelination. Exp Neurol. 1987 Oct; 98(1):78-92. PMID: 3308504.
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    53. Lambiase R, Sartoris DJ, Fellingham L, Andre M, Resnick D. Vertebral mineral status: assessment with single- versus multi-section CT. Radiology. 1987 Jul; 164(1):231-6. PMID: 3588911.
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    54. Resnick D, Pate D, Sartoris DJ, Vassiliadis A, Andre M. Stenotic spinal canal models derived from computed tomography data: a preliminary investigation. J Comput Tomogr. 1987 Jan; 11(1):51-5. PMID: 3802880.
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    55. Resnick D, Pate D, Sartoris DJ, Vassilliadis A, André M.Stenotic spinal canal models derived from computed tomography data: A preliminary investigation. CT: Journal of Computed Tomography. 1987; 11:51-55.
    56. Pate D, Resnick D, Andre M, Sartoris DJ, Kursunoglu S, Bielecki D, Dev P, Vassiliadis A. Perspective: three-dimensional imaging of the musculoskeletal system. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1986 Sep; 147(3):545-51. PMID: 3488656.
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    57. Sartoris DJ, Resnick D, Bielecki D, André M, Gershuni D, Meyers M.Evaluation of adult hip disease with multiplanar reformation and three-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomographic images. J Can Assoc Radiol. 1986; 37:69-72.
    58. Kursunoglu S, Pate D, Resnick D, André M, Sartoris DJ.Computed arthrotomography with multiplanar reformations and three-dimensional image analysis in the evaluation of the cruciate ligament. J Canad Assoc Radiol. 1986; 37(3):153-156.
    59. Pate D, Resnick D, André M, Sartoris DJ, Kursunoglu S, Bielecki D, Dev P, Vassilliadis A.Perspective: Three-dimensional imaging of the musculoskeletal system. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1986; 147:545-551.
    60. Sartoris DJ, Pate D, André M, Resnick D.3-D display of CT data: New aid to preop surgical planning. Diag Imaging. 1986; 8:74-80.
    61. Barnhart JL, Berk RN, André MP.Influence of MN (II) on NMR relaxation times of biological fluids. Physiol Chem Physics Med NMR. 1985; 17:53-60.
    62. Resnick D, Kerr R, André M, Guerra J Jr, Cone RO, Atkinson D, Pineda C.Digital arthrography in the evaluation of painful prostheses. Yearbook of Diagnostic Radiology. 1985; 118.
    63. André M.The Andean Pumori Expedition. Amer Alpine J. 1985; 79:262-264.
    64. Brown JJ, Andre MP, Slutsky RA. Proton nuclear magnetic resonance tissue analysis of normal, volume overloaded, and dehydrated rabbit myocardium. Am Heart J. 1984 Jul; 108(1):159-64. PMID: 6731266.
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    65. Mattrey RF, Andre MP. Ultrasonic enhancement of myocardial infarction with perfluorocarbon compounds in dogs. Am J Cardiol. 1984 Jul 01; 54(1):206-10. PMID: 6741815.
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    66. Resnick D, Andre M, Kerr R, Pineda C, Guerra J, Atkinson D. Digital arthrography of the wrist: a radiographic-pathologic investigation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1984 Jun; 142(6):1187-90. PMID: 6609606.
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    67. Slutsky RA, Brown JJ, Peck WW, Strich G, Andre MP. Effects of transient coronary ischemia and reperfusion on myocardial edema formation and in vitro magnetic relaxation times. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1984 Jun; 3(6):1454-60. PMID: 6371098.
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    68. Resnick D, André M, Kerr R, Pineda C, Guerra J, Atkinson D.Digital arthrography of the wrist -- A radiographic-pathologic investigation. AJR Amer J Roentgenol. 1984; 142(6):1187-90.
    69. Slutsky RA, Andre MP, Mattrey RF, Brahme FJ. In vitro magnetic relaxation times of the ischemic and reperfused rabbit kidney: concise communication. J Nucl Med. 1984 Jan; 25(1):38-41. PMID: 6726419.
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    70. André MP, Craven JD, Greenfield MA, Stern R. Measurement of the velocity of ultrasound in the human femur in vivo. Med Phys. 1980 Jul-Aug; 7(4):324-30. PMID: 7393158.
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