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

A randomized controlled trial of desvenlafaxine-induced structural brain changes in the treatment of persistent depressive disorder Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2023 Jun; 331:111634. . View in PubMed

Geometry-derived statistical significance: A probabilistic framework for detecting true positive findings in MRI data Brain Behav. 2023 04; 13(4):e2865. . View in PubMed

Aberrant hippocampus and amygdala morphology associated with cognitive deficits in schizophrenia Front Cell Neurosci. 2023; 17:1126577. . View in PubMed

Associations of Human Milk Oligosaccharides with Infant Brain Tissue Organization and Regional Blood Flow at 1 Month of Age Nutrients. 2022 Sep 16; 14(18). . View in PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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