Keck School Faculty

Ravi Bansal

Ravi Bansal

Professor of Research Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles

Morphological Biomarkers in the Amygdala and Hippocampus of Children and Adults at High Familial Risk for Depression Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 May 12; 12(5). . View in PubMed

Prenatal exposure to air pollution is associated with altered brain structure, function, and metabolism in childhood J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2022 11; 63(11):1316-1331. . View in PubMed

Using tissue microstructure and multimodal MRI to parse the phenotypic heterogeneity and cellular basis of autism spectrum disorder J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2022 08; 63(8):855-870. . View in PubMed

Cluster-level statistical inference in fMRI datasets: The unexpected behavior of random fields in high dimensions Magn Reson Imaging. 2022 04; 87:19-31. . View in PubMed

Association of Prenatal Sugar Consumption with Newborn Brain Tissue Organization Nutrients. 2021 Jul 16; 13(7). . View in PubMed

Use of random matrix theory in the discovery of resting state brain networks Magn Reson Imaging. 2021 04; 77:69-87. . View in PubMed

Managing therapy-associated neurotoxicity in children with ALL Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2021 12 10; 2021(1):376-383. . View in PubMed

A Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) study of medication and CBT sequencing in the treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders BMC Psychiatry. 2021 06 30; 21(1):323. . View in PubMed

Prenatal socioeconomic status and social support are associated with neonatal brain morphology, toddler language and psychiatric symptoms Child Neuropsychol. 2020 02; 26(2):170-188. . View in PubMed

Functional connectivity of the reading network is associated with prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether concentrations in a community sample of 5 year-old children: A preliminary study Environ Int. 2020 01; 134:105212. . View in PubMed

Parsing the Heterogeneity of Brain Metabolic Disturbances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Biol Psychiatry. 2020 01 15; 87(2):174-184. . View in PubMed

Associations of Maternal Prenatal Drug Abuse With Measures of Newborn Brain Structure, Tissue Organization, and Metabolite Concentrations JAMA Pediatr. 2020 09 01; 174(9):831-842. . View in PubMed

Neonatal brain metabolite concentrations: Associations with age, sex, and developmental outcomes PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0243255. . View in PubMed

A preliminary study on prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether serum concentrations and intrinsic functional network organization and executive functioning in childhood J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2019 09; 60(9):1010-1020. . View in PubMed

Maturation of Brain Microstructure and Metabolism Associates with Increased Capacity for Self-Regulation during the Transition from Childhood to Adolescence J Neurosci. 2019 10 16; 39(42):8362-8375. . View in PubMed

Hyperperfusion of Frontal White and Subcortical Gray Matter in Autism Spectrum Disorder Biol Psychiatry. 2019 04 01; 85(7):584-595. . View in PubMed

Effects of the antidepressant medication duloxetine on brain metabolites in persistent depressive disorder: A randomized, controlled trial PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0219679. . View in PubMed

Cluster-level statistical inference in fMRI datasets: The unexpected behavior of random fields in high dimensions Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 06; 49:101-115. . View in PubMed

Associations Between Brain Structure and Connectivity in Infants and Exposure to Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors During Pregnancy JAMA Pediatr. 2018 06 01; 172(6):525-533. . View in PubMed

Reduced perfusion in Broca's area in developmental stuttering Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 04; 38(4):1865-1874. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal study of cerebral surface morphology in youth with 22q112 deletion syndrome, and association with positive symptoms of psychosis. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017 03; 58(3):305-314. . View in PubMed

Proton Chemical Shift Imaging of the Brain in Pediatric and Adult Developmental Stuttering JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):85-94. . View in PubMed

Segmenting and validating brain tissue definitions in the presence of varying tissue contrast Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jan; 35:98-116. . View in PubMed

Maternal prenatal iron status and tissue organization in the neonatal brain Pediatr Res. 2016 Mar; 79(3):482-8. . View in PubMed

Serotonin signaling modulates the effects of familial risk for depression on cortical thickness Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2016 Feb 28; 248:83-93. . View in PubMed

Effects of prenatal exposure to air pollutants (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) on the development of brain white matter, cognition, and behavior in later childhood JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 72(6):531-40. . View in PubMed

Morphological covariance in anatomical MRI scans can identify discrete neural pathways in the brain and their disturbances in persons with neuropsychiatric disorders Neuroimage. 2015 May 01; 111:215-27. . View in PubMed

Anatomical characteristics of the cerebral surface in bulimia nervosa Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Apr 01; 77(7):616-23. . View in PubMed

Morphological features of the neonatal brain following exposure to regional anesthesia during labor and delivery Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Feb; 33(2):213-21. . View in PubMed

Using Copula distributions to support more accurate imaging-based diagnostic classifiers for neuropsychiatric disorders Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Nov; 32(9):1102-13. . View in PubMed

Morphological features of the neonatal brain support development of subsequent cognitive, language, and motor abilities Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Sep; 35(9):4459-74. . View in PubMed

Using the circumplex model of affect to study valence and arousal ratings of emotional faces by children and adults with autism spectrum disorders J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Jun; 44(6):1332-46. . View in PubMed

Automated assessment of the quality of diffusion tensor imaging data using color cast of color-encoded fractional anisotropy images Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun; 32(5):446-56. . View in PubMed

Sex, age, and cognitive correlates of asymmetries in thickness of the cortical mantle across the life span J Neurosci. 2014 Apr 30; 34(18):6294-302. . View in PubMed

Cerebellar morphology and the effects of stimulant medications in youths with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Feb; 39(3):718-26. . View in PubMed

Neuroanatomical correlates of religiosity and spirituality: a study in adults at high and low familial risk for depression JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Feb; 71(2):128-35. . View in PubMed

The effects of changing water content, relaxation times, and tissue contrast on tissue segmentation and measures of cortical anatomy in MR images Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Dec; 31(10):1709-30. . View in PubMed

Using IQ discrepancy scores to examine the neural correlates of specific cognitive abilities J Neurosci. 2013 Aug 28; 33(35):14135-45. . View in PubMed

Multimodal magnetic resonance imaging: The coordinated use of multiple, mutually informative probes to understand brain structure and function Hum Brain Mapp. 2013 Feb; 34(2):253-71. . View in PubMed

Anatomical abnormalities in gray and white matter of the cortical surface in persons with schizophrenia PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55783. . View in PubMed

Improving the correction of eddy current-induced distortion in diffusion-weighted images by excluding signals from the cerebral spinal fluid Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2012 Oct; 36(7):542-51. . View in PubMed

Relationship of resting EEG with anatomical MRI measures in individuals at high and low risk for depression Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Jun; 33(6):1325-33. . View in PubMed

Brain anomalies in children exposed prenatally to a common organophosphate pesticide Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 15; 109(20):7871-6. . View in PubMed

Annual research review: progress in using brain morphometry as a clinical tool for diagnosing psychiatric disorders J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2012 May; 53(5):519-35. . View in PubMed

MRI hippocampal and entorhinal cortex mapping in predicting conversion to Alzheimer's disease Neuroimage. 2012 Apr 15; 60(3):1622-9. . View in PubMed

Identification of a circuit-based endophenotype for familial depression Psychiatry Res. 2012 Mar 31; 201(3):175-81. . View in PubMed

Anatomical brain images alone can accurately diagnose chronic neuropsychiatric illnesses PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e50698. . View in PubMed

Neuroanatomical correlates of intellectual ability across the life span Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2011 Jul; 1(3):305-12. . View in PubMed

An improved representation of regional boundaries on parcellated morphological surfaces Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2011 Apr; 35(3):206-19. . View in PubMed

Mapping cortical morphology in youth with velocardiofacial (22q112 deletion) syndrome. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Mar; 50(3):272-282. e2. . View in PubMed

Automated artifact detection and removal for improved tensor estimation in motion-corrupted DTI data sets using the combination of local binary patterns and 2D partial least squares Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Feb; 29(2):230-42. . View in PubMed

Enlargement of thalamic nuclei in Tourette syndrome Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Sep; 67(9):955-64. . View in PubMed

Basal ganglia surface morphology and the effects of stimulant medications in youth with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Aug; 167(8):977-86. . View in PubMed

Cerebellar morphology in Tourette syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder Ann Neurol. 2010 Apr; 67(4):479-87. . View in PubMed

Morphological abnormalities of the thalamus in youths with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Apr; 167(4):397-408. . View in PubMed

Techniques for in utero, longitudinal MRI of fetal brain development in baboons at 3T Methods. 2010 Mar; 50(3):147-56. . View in PubMed

Imaging evidence for anatomical disturbances and neuroplastic compensation in persons with Tourette syndrome J Psychosom Res. 2009 Dec; 67(6):559-73. . View in PubMed

Neural substrates of self-regulatory control in children and adults with Tourette syndrome Can J Psychiatry. 2009 Sep; 54(9):579-88. . View in PubMed

Using Perturbation theory to reduce noise in diffusion tensor fields Med Image Anal. 2009 Aug; 13(4):580-97. . View in PubMed

Cortical thinning in persons at increased familial risk for major depression Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 14; 106(15):6273-8. . View in PubMed

The ellipsoidal area ratio: an alternative anisotropy index for diffusion tensor imaging Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Apr; 27(3):311-23. . View in PubMed

Calculation of the confidence intervals for transformation parameters in the registration of medical images Med Image Anal. 2009 Apr; 13(2):215-33. . View in PubMed

Neuropsychological near normality and brain structure abnormality in schizophrenia Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Feb; 166(2):189-95. . View in PubMed

Latent volumetric structure of the human brain: Exploratory factor analysis and structural equation modeling of gray matter volumes in healthy children and adults Hum Brain Mapp. 2008 Nov; 29(11):1302-12. . View in PubMed

Statistical Modelling of Brain Morphological Measures Within Family Pedigrees Stat Sin. 2008 Oct 01; 18(4):1569-1591. . View in PubMed

Brain morphometry using anatomical magnetic resonance imaging J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2008 Jun; 47(6):619-621. . View in PubMed

Thinning of sensorimotor cortices in children with Tourette syndrome Nat Neurosci. 2008 Jun; 11(6):637-9. . View in PubMed

Study of the development of fetal baboon brain using magnetic resonance imaging at 3 Tesla Neuroimage. 2008 Mar 01; 40(1):148-59. . View in PubMed

Correlates of intellectual ability with morphology of the hippocampus and amygdala in healthy adults Brain Cogn. 2008 Mar; 66(2):105-14. . View in PubMed

Seamless warping of diffusion tensor fields IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2008 Mar; 27(3):285-99. . View in PubMed

Voxel-wise comparisons of the morphology of diffusion tensors across groups of experimental subjects Psychiatry Res. 2007 Dec 15; 156(3):225-45. . View in PubMed

Morphologic features of the amygdala and hippocampus in children and adults with Tourette syndrome Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 Nov; 64(11):1281-91. . View in PubMed

Sex differences in cortical thickness mapped in 176 healthy individuals between 7 and 87 years of age Cereb Cortex. 2007 Jul; 17(7):1550-60. . View in PubMed

A statistical analysis of brain morphology using wild bootstrapping IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2007 Jul; 26(7):954-66. . View in PubMed

Unifying the analyses of anatomical and diffusion tensor images using volume-preserved warping J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Mar; 25(3):612-24. . View in PubMed

Statistical analyses of brain surfaces using Gaussian random fields on 2-D manifolds IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2007 Jan; 26(1):46-57. . View in PubMed

Correction of eddy-current distortions in diffusion tensor images using the known directions and strengths of diffusion gradients J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Nov; 24(5):1188-93. . View in PubMed

Cortisol levels and hippocampus volumes in healthy preadolescent children Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Oct 15; 60(8):856-61. . View in PubMed

Reduced white matter connectivity in the corpus callosum of children with Tourette syndrome J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2006 Oct; 47(10):1013-22. . View in PubMed

Hippocampus and amygdala morphology in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2006 Jul; 63(7):795-807. . View in PubMed

A statistical framework for the classification of tensor morphologies in diffusion tensor images Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Jun; 24(5):569-82. . View in PubMed

Age, rapid-cycling, and pharmacotherapy effects on ventral prefrontal cortex in bipolar disorder: a cross-sectional study Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Apr 01; 59(7):611-8. . View in PubMed

ROC-based assessments of 3D cortical surface-matching algorithms Neuroimage. 2005 Jan 01; 24(1):150-62. . View in PubMed

Altered interhemispheric connectivity in individuals with Tourette's disorder Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Nov; 161(11):2028-37. . View in PubMed

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