New nonmetallic Imidazole MRI contrast agents for performing functional MRI of kidneys

Michael T. McMahon

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Michael McMahon is an Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. His research focuses on developing new contrast agents for MRI and applying these to a variety of problems.

Dr. McMahon received his undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Richmond and earned his Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Illinois. He was a NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. McMahon joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2006.

He is also an affiliated faculty member at the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s F. M. Kirby Center for Functional Brain Imaging.

Dr. McMahon is a member of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the Society for Molecular Imaging (SMI). He was awarded the NIH/NIBIB K01 Career Development Award from 2006-2011.