Xiaofu He, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology, Columbia University Medical Center

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University

Research Scientist, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc., New York State Psychiatric Institute

1051 Riverside Drive, Unit43-Rm. 2419

New York, NY 10032

 

Tel. 646-774-5875

Email: xh2170@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Profile: http://datascience.columbia.edu/xiaofu-he

 

 

EXPERTISE

  Brain Computer Interaction, real-time fMRI/fNIRS/EEG neurofeedback, Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), and anatomical MRI

  Machine learning, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition

  Biometrics, Computer Vision, and Computational Modeling

  Software Engineering

 

EDUCATION / TRAINING

2011-2014 Postdoctoral Research Scientist Columbia University

2009-2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow Georgia Health Sciences University

2004-2007 Ph.D. in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 Present Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014 Present Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014 Present Research Scientist, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc., New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

2011 2014 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Brain Imaging Lab, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY

2009 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA

2007 2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

2004 2007 Research Assistant, Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

 

SELECTED HONORS / AWARDS

2015 Columbia Irving Institute Imaging Pilot Award, New York, NY

2014 New York State Psychiatry Institute MRI Pilot Award, New York, NY

2013 NARSAD Young Investigator Award, New York, NY

2010 Travel Award for Oral Presentation, Joint South East Nerve Net and Georgia/South Carolina, Neuroscience Consortium Conference, Atlanta, GA

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.      He, X., Steinberg E., Stefan M., Fontaine M., Simpson, H.B., Marsh, R. (2017), Altered Frontal Inter-hemispheric and Fronto-limbic Structural Connectivity in Unmedicated Adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Human Brain Mapping, 2017 Nov 16, DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23883

2.      Yin, Y.*, He, X.*, Xu, M., Hou, Z., Song, X., Sui, Yu., Liu, Z., Jiang, W., Yue, Y., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Yuan, Y. (2016), Structural and Functional Connectivity of Default Mode Network underlying the Cognitive Impairment in Late-onset Depression, Scientific Reports, 2016 Nov 25. doi: 10.1038/srep376173 (co-first author)

3.      Piccolo, L.R., Merz, E.C., He, X., Sowell, E.R., Noble, K.G. (2016). Age-related changes in cortical thickness vary by socioeconomic status. PLoS One 11(9):e0162511.

4.      He, X., Stefan, M., Terranova, K., Steinglass, J., Marsh, R. (2015), Altered White Matter Microstructure in Adolescents and Adults with Bulimia Nervosa, Neuropsychopharmacology, 2015 Dec 9. doi: 10.1038/npp.2015.354.

5.      Qiao, J., Wang, Z., Geronazzo-Alman, L., Amsel, L., Duarte, C., Lee, S., Musa, G., Long, J., He, X., Doan. T, Hirsch, J., Hoven, C. (2015). Brain Activity under Emotional Conflicts Classifies Adolescents with and without a Familial History of Substance Use Disorders, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:219. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00219

6.      He, X., Liu, W., Li, X., Li, Q., Liu, F., Rauh, V.A., Yin D., Bansal, R., Duan, Y., Kangarlu, A., Peterson, B., Xu, D. (2014). Automated Assessment of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Data Quality Using the Color Cast of Color-Encoded Fractional Anisotropy Images. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 32(5): 446-456.

7.      Lu, Y., He, X., Wen, Y., Wang, P. S. (2014). A new cow identification system based on iris analysis and recognition, International Journal of Biometrics, 6(1):18-32.

8.      Li, Q., Xu, D., He, X., Wang, Y., Chen, Z., Liu, H., Xu Q., Guo, F. (2013). AOTF based Molecular Hyperspectral Imaging System and Its Applications on Nerve Morphometry, Applied Optics, 52(17):3891-3901.

9.      Hu, S., Xu D., Peterson B.S., Wang Q.D, He, X., Hu, J., Xu, X., Wei N., Long, D., Huang, M., Zhou, W., Xu, W., Zhang, M., Xu, Y. (2013). Association of Cerebral Networks in Resting State with Sexual Preference of Homosexual Men, PLoS ONE, 8(3), e59426, Mar. 2013.

10.   Li, Q., Chen,Z., He,X., Wang,Y., Liu, H., Xu, Q. (2012). Automatic identification and quantitative morphometry of unstained spinal nerve using molecular hyperspectral imaging technology, Neurochemistry, 61(8):1375-84.

11.   He, X., Yang, Z., Tsien J. (2011). A Hierarchical Probabilistic Model for Rapid Object Categorization in Natural Scenes, PLoS One, 6(5):1-15.

12.   He, X., Yan, J., Chen G., Shi, P. (2008). Contactless auto-feedback iris capture design, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 57(7):1369-1375, 2008.

13.   He, X., Shi, P. (2007). A New Segmentation Approach for Iris Recognition Based on Hand-held Capture Device, Pattern Recognition, 40(4):1326-1333.

14.   He, X., Shi, P. (2006), An Efficient Iris Recognition System, Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2(4), 1269-1275.

(Followings are conference publications or presentations)

15.   He X., Huang SK, Moreno DR, Kishon R, Amsel L, Musa G, Noriega A, Wang Z, Hoven C (2017), Connectivity-based Real-time fMRI Neurofeedback in Youth with a History of Major Depression, the Real-time Functional Imaging and Neurofeedback 2017, Nov. 29-Dec.1, Nara, Japan.

16.   He X., Moreno DR, Liu Z, Amsel L, Musa G, Wang Z, Hoven C (2017), Amygdala response may distinguish participants with history of major depressive disorder, The 23nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2017, June 25-29,Vancouver, Canada.

17.   He X., Stefan M., Fontaine M., Cha J., Simpson, H.B., Marsh, R. (2017), A DTI Quality control pipeline for running TRACULA, The 23nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2017, June 25-29,Vancouver, Canada.

18.   He X., Stefan, M., Fontaine M., Steinberg E., Simpson, H.B., Marsh, R. (2016), Tractography in Unmedicated Adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, 2016 Annual Meeting-Society of Biological Psychiatry, May 12-14, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

19.   He X., Stefan M., Fontaine M., Terranova K., Marsh R. (2016), Using Tractography to Assess Structural Connectivity in Adolescents with Bulimia Nervosa, 2016 Annual Meeting-Society of Biological Psychiatry, May 12-14, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

20.   He X., Moreno DR, Geronazzo L, Amsel L, Hoven C, Wang Z (2016), Region of Interests in Local EPI Space for Real-time fMRI. The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2016, June 26-30, Geneva, Switzerland.

21.   He X., Geronazzo L, Amsel L, Moreno DR, Wang Z, Fan B, Musa G, Eisenberg R, Doan T, Wicks J, Bresnahan M, Hoven C (2016), White Matter Abnormalities in Individuals at High Risk of Depression. The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2016, June 26-30, Geneva, Switzerland.

22.   Rowny S, He X., Yang R, Zhou S, Hoven C, Effects of ECT and MST on White Matter Integrity in Patients with Major Depression, The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM 2016, June 26-30, Geneva, Switzerland.

23.   He, X., Liu, F., Amsel, L., Kangarlu, A., Gerber, A., Wang, Z., Musa, G., Geronazzo, L., Duarte, C., Duan, Y., Doan, T., Hirsch, J., Hoven, C. (2015). A New Quality Control Pipeline for Diffusion Tensor Imaging, The 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Jun.14-18, Hawaii, USA.

24.   He, X., Geronazzo, L.A., Lee, S., Amsel, L., Wang, Z., Musa, G.J., Duarte,C.S., Doan, T., Hirsh, J., Hirsch2, Hoven, C.W. (2015). White matter abnormalities in Adolescents with a Familial History of Substance Use Disorders, The 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Jun.14-18, Hawaii, USA.

25.   He, X., Simpson, H.B., Marsh, R. (2015). White Matter Integrity in Unmedicated Adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, 2015 Annual Meeting - Society of Biological Psychiatry, May 14-16, Toronto, Canada.

26.   He, X., Stefan, M., Terranova, K., Steinglass, J., Walsh, T., Marsh, R. (2015). Analyses of White Matter Integrity in Adolescents and Adults with Bulimia Nervosa, 2015 Annual Meeting - Society of Biological Psychiatry , May 14-16, Toronto, Canada.

27.   He, X., Liu, F., Amsel, L., Geronazzo, L., Wang, Z., Musa, G., Duarte, C., Kangarlu, A., Gerber, A., Duan, Y., Qiao, J., Doan, T., Hirsch, J., Hoven, C. (2014). Quality Criteria for DTI Data by Assessing Color-Encoded Fractional Anisotropy Images. The 20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Jun. 8-12, Hamburg, Germany.

28.   He, X.,Yan, X., Hao, X., Bansal, R., Wang, Z., Peterson, B.S., Xu. D. (2013). A New Volume Preserved Warping Method for Measuring Changes of Local Brain Volume, the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle, WA, USA.

29.   Liu,W., Liu,X., He, X., Zhou,Z., Wen Y., Zhou,Y., Peterson, B.S, Xu,D. (2012). Spatial Normalization of Diffusion Tensor Images with Voxel-wise Reconstruction of the Diffusion Gradient Direction,International Workshop on Multimodal Brain Image Analysis (MBIA) in conjunction with MICCAI 2012, Nice, France.

30.   Parikh G.Y., Wen Y., He X., Xu D., Peterson, B.S., Delapaz R.L., Claassen J. (2012). Feasibility of Advanced MR Imaging and Imaging Phenotype of Ictal-Interictal EEG Patterns in Critically III Patients with Nonstructural, Severe Brain Injury, American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) 50th Annual Meeting & The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2012, New York, NY, USA.

31.   He, X., Yang, Z., Tsien J. (2010). Object recognition based on hierarchically organized structures of natural objects, Journal of Vision, 10(7):980.

32.   He, X., Lu,Y., Shi, P. (2009). A new Fake Iris Detection Method, the 3rd International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2009), Advances in Biometrics, LNCS, 5558:1139-1146, Italy.

33.   He, X., Shi, P. (2008). Extraction of Complex Wavelet Features for Iris Recognition, 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2008), Florida, USA.

34.   He, X., An, Shu., Shi, P. (2007). Statistical Texture Analysis-Based Approach for Fake Iris Detection Using Support Vector Machines, International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Advances in Biometrics, LNCS, 4642:540-546, Korea.

35.   Wan, J., He, X., Shi, P. (2007). An Iris Image Quality Assessment Method Based on Laplacian of Gaussian Operation, IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications 2007 (MVA 2007), 248-251, Tokyo, Japan.

36.   He, X., Shi, P. (2006). A Novel Iris Segmentation method for Hand-held Capture Device, International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2006), Advances in Biometrics, LNCS 3832:479-485, HongKong, China.

 

MEMBERSHIP

         Member, Data Science Institute, Columbia University

         Member of Program Committee for Real-time Functional Imaging and Neurofeedback (rtFIN)

         Senior member, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

         Member, the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)