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Pejman Maralani, MD, FRCPC

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room AG 270c
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5


  • MD, 2005, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Diagnostic radiology residency, 2011, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Neuroradiology fellowship, 2013, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Affiliate scientist, Physical Sciences, Odette Cancer Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Neuroradiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Associate professor, department of medical imaging, University of Toronto
  • Associate member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto

Research Foci:

  • Quantitative and advanced MRI of brain tumours
  • Imaging-based outcome prediction for brain tumours
  • Quantitative imaging of oxygenation in glioblastoma and MRI mapping of glioma stem cells
  • MRI-based response assessment following stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for spinal metastasis
  • Texture analysis of central nervous system, and head and neck, neoplasms
  • MRI safety

Research Summary:

Dr. Maralani’s major research activities focus on different applications of advanced MRI techniques in neuro-oncology, particularly in the prediction of outcome for brain and spine tumors. Within this realm, his research is uniquely poised and multidisciplinary, intersecting with radiation oncology, medical oncology, artificial intelligence, as well as the basic sciences.

Dr. Maralani’s work has been supported by several peer-reviewed grants from the Radiology Society of North America, American Society of Neuroradiology, Cancer Research Society of Canada, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, and the University of Toronto, among others.


See current publications list at PubMed.

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