Nathan SkinnerNathan Skinner

nskinner@mcw.edu

Research Interest

Diffusion MRI of Spinal Cord Injury

Advisor: Matthew Budde, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery

Education

BS, 2011, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Major: Chemistry with Biochemistry Emphasis

Research Experience

Wheaton College, 2009-2011
Advisor: Daniel Burden, PhD
Project: Single molecule diffusion characterization of alpha-hemolysin using fluorescence microscopy

Publications

Lam JD, Culbertson MJ, Skinner NP, Barton ZJ, Burden DL. Information content in fluorescence correlation spectroscopy: binary mixtures and detection volume distortion. Anal Chem. 2011 Jul 1;83(13):5268-74.

Skinner, NP; Kurpad, SN; Schmit, BD; Muftuler, TL; and Budde, MD. (2016). Rapid In Vivo Detection of Rat Spinal Cord Injury with Double Diffusion Encoded Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. In Press.

Skinner, NP; Kurpad, SN; Schmit, BD; and Budde, MD. (2015). Detecting Acute Nervous System Injury with Advanced Diffusion Weighted MRI: A Simulation and Sensitivity Analysis. NMR Biomed, 28(11): 1489-1506. Lam JD, Culbertson MJ, Skinner NP, Barton ZJ, Burden DL. Information content in fluorescence correlation spectroscopy: binary mixtures and detection volume distortion. Anal Chem. 2011 Jul 1;83(13):5268-74.

Meeting Abstracts

Skinner NP, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD, Muftuler LT, Budde MD. Advances of In Vivo Rat Spinal Cord Injury Evaluation with Double Diffusion Encoded Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Abstract Accepted for Poster Presentation, 31st Annual National MD/PhD Student Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2016.

Skinner NP, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD, Muftuler LT, Budde MD. Double Diffusion Encoding for Rapid In Vivo Evaluation of Rat Spinal Cord Injury. J Neurotrauma. Abstract Accepted for Poster Presentation, 34th Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society Lexington, KY, June 2016.

Skinner, NP; Kurpad, SN; Schmit, BD; Muftuler, LT; Budde, MD. Rapid Estimation of Spinal Cord Injury Severity in Rats using Double Diffusion Encoded Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 24 (2016). Abstract Accepted for Oral Presentation, ISMRM 24rd Annual Meeting, Singapore, May 2016.

Skinner, N.P., Kurpad, S.N., Schmit, B.D., and Budde, M.D. Rapid in-vivo detection of spinal cord injury severity with advanced diffusion magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Accepted abstract for nanosymposium presentation. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2015.

Skinner, N.P., Budde, M.D. Microscopic anisotropy in the fixed spinal cord from dPFG and qMAS diffusion weighted imaging compared to DTI. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 23 (2015). Abstract for Poster Presentation, ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, June 2015.

Skinner, N.P., Prinz, G.P., Bailey, D.J., Kindt, J.T., Taylor, M., Culbertson, M.J., and Burden, D.L. Recognizing Patterns in Single Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy Using Multivariate Analysis. Abstract for poster presentation, Federation for Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies 37th National Meeting, Raleigh, NC, October 2010.

Interests

music, electronics, soccer

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