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Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

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Department: 336-716-2819

Email: crhamilt@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.S.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1977
  • M.S.E.E., North Carolina State University, 1990
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1992

Memberships

  • Int'L Soc.Of Magnetic Resonanc
  • Inst Of Elec & Electron Engrs
Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Dobutamine; Ventricular Function, Left; Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine; Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2819

Email: crhamilt@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Adiposity is associated with gender-specific reductions in left ventricular myocardial perfusion during dobutamine stress. Hall ME, Brinkley TE, Chughtai H, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Jordan JH, Stacey RB, Soots S, Hundley WG.. PLoS One. 2016;11(1):e0146519.

Longitudinal automated assessments of myocardial strain from cine MR in cancer patients receiving cardiotoxic chemotherapy [abstract]. Jolly M-P, Jordan JH, Hamilton CA, Hundley G [sic] [Hundley WG].. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2016;18(Suppl 1):081.

Beta-blocker use is associated with higher renal tissue oxygenation in hypertensive patients suspected of renal artery stenosis. Hall ME, Rocco MV, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Jordan JH, Edwards MS, Hall JE, Hundley WG.. Cardiorenal Med. 2016;6(4):261-268.

Anthracycline-associated T1 mapping characteristics are elevated independent of the presence of cardiovascular comorbidities in cancer survivors. Jordan JH, Vasu S, Morgan TM, D'Agostino RB Jr, Melendez GC, Hamilton CA, Arai AE, Liu S, Liu CY, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Burke GL, Hundley WG.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;9(8):e004325.

Increased cardiovascular stiffness and impaired age-related functional status. Andersen MM, Kritchevsky SB, Morgan TM, Hire DG, Vasu S, Brinkley TE, Kitzman DW, Hamilton CA, Soots S, Hundley WG.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015;70(5):545-553.

Abnormal stress-related measures of arterial stiffness in middle-aged and elderly men and women with impaired fasting glucose at risk for a first episode of symptomatic heart failure. Vasu S, Morgan TM, Kitzman DW, Bertoni A, Stacey RB, Hamilton C, Chiles C, Thohan V, Hundley WG.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4(1):e000991.

Chronic statin administration may attenuate early anthracycline-associated declines in left ventricular ejection function. Chotenimitkhun R, D'Agostino R Jr, Lawrence JA, Hamilton CA, Jordan JH, Vasu S, Lash TL, Yeboah J, Herrington DM, Hundley WG.. Can J Cardiol. 2015;31(3):302-307.

Mechanism of decreased sensitivity of dobutamine associated left ventricular wall motion analyses for appreciating inducible ischemia in older adults. Vasu S, Little WC, Morgan TM, Stacey RB, Ntim WO, Hamilton C, Thohan V, Chiles C, Hundley WG.. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015;17(1):26.

Myocardial extracellular volume is elevated in cancer survivors treated with anthracycline-based chemotherapy compared to cancer-free peers and newly diagnosed and untreated cancer patients: a single-center observational study of the. Jordan JH, Vasu S, Morgan T, D'Agostino R, Melendez GC, Hall M, Hamilton C, Arai A, Liu S, Liu C-Y, Lima J, Bluemke D, Hundley W.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65(10 Suppl):A1081.

A method to quantify supine to prone thoracoabdominal deformation and organ migration in a set of healthy young adults. Guleyupoglu B, Tan JC, Hamilton CA, Gayzik FS.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015;51():159-164.

Prognostic utility of cardiovascular magnetic resonance upright maximal treadmill exercise testing. Sukpraphrute B, Drafts BC, Rerkpattanapipat P, Morgan TM, Kirkman PM, Ntim WO, Hamilton CA, Cockrum RL, Hundley WG.. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015;17(1):103.

Beta blockers improve renal tissue oxygenation in hypertensive patients suspected of renal artery stenosis [abstract]. Hall ME, Rocco MV, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Jordan JH, Edwards MS, Hall JE, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2015;132(Suppl 3):A9839.

Chronic diuretic therapy attenuates renal BOLD magnetic resonance response to an acute furosemide stimulus. Hall ME, Rocco MV, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Edwards MS, Jordan JH, Hurie JB, Hundley WG.. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2014;16(1):17.

Workstations with circutis for generating images of global injury. Hundley WG, D'Agostino RB, Hamilton CA, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,660,327. 2014 Feb 25. 2014;():.

Tissue evaluation using global characteristics of non-invasive imaging and systems for determining global tissue characteristics of images. Hundley WG, Lane KS, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Torti FM, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. Canada patent CA 2,555,373. 2014 Apr 29. 2014;():.

Longitudinal assessment of concurrent changes in left ventricular ejection fraction and left ventricular myocardial tissue characteristics after administration of cardiotoxic chemotherapies using T1-weighted and T2-weighted cardiovascular magnetic. Jordan JH, D'Agostino RB Jr, Hamilton CA, Vasu S, Hall ME, Kitzman DW, Thohan V, Lawrence JA, Ellis LR, Lash TL, Hundley WG.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014;7(6):872-879.

Pulse wave velocity during dobutamine stress is an independent predictor of MACE in asymptomatic high risk middle aged and elderly men [abstract]. Vera T, Morgan TM, Jordan JH, Whitlock MC, Vasu S, Hamilton CA, Kitzman D, Little WC, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2014;130(Suppl 2):A20316.

Stress CMR reduces revascularization, hospital readmission, and recurrent cardiac testing in intermediate-risk patients with acute chest pain. Miller CD, Case LD, Little WC, Mahler SA, Burke GL, Harper EN, Lefebvre C, Hiestand B, Hoekstra JW, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6(7):785-794.

Low to moderate dose anthracycline-based chemotherapy is associated with early noninvasive imaging evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease. Drafts BC, Twomley KM, D'Agostino R Jr, Lawrence J, Avis N, Ellis LR, Thohan V, Jordan J, Melin SA, Torti FM, Little WC, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6(8):877-885.

Pathologic atrophy of the left ventricular myocardium early after receipt of anthracycline-based chemotherapy [abstract]. Jordan JH, Morgan TM, Ellis LR, Lawrence J, Hall ME, Castellino SM, Hamilton CA, Torti FM, Vasu S, D'Agostino RB, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A17537.

Ectopic fat is associated with gender-specific reductions in left ventricular myocardial perfusion index during dobutamine stress [abstract]. Hall ME, Brinkley TE, Morgan T, Hamilton CA, Jordan JH, Stacey RB, Chugtai H, Soots S, Little WC, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A17990.

Abnormal stress induced changes in arterial stiffness in middle aged men and women with impaired fasting glucose at risk of their first episode of symptomatic heart failure [abstract]. Vasu S, Morgan TM, Kitzman DW, Hamilton CA, Chiles C, Soots S, Thohan V, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A18679.

Cardiac diagnostics using wall motion and perfusion cardiac MRI imaging and systems for cardiac diagnostics. Hundley WG, Hamilton CA, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. European patent office patent EU 2,430,976. 2013 Dec 11; (patent also held in Spain, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, and Japan). 2013;():.

Non-invasive imaging for determination of global tissue characteristics. Hundley WG, Lane KS, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Torti FM, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,532,739. 2013 Sept 10. 2013;():.

Cardiac diagnostics using time compensated stress test cardiac MRI imaging and systems for cardiac diagnostics. Hundley WG, Hamilton CA, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,494,611. 2013 July 23. 2013;():.

Provider-directed imaging stress testing reduces health care expenditures in lower-risk chest pain patients presenting to the emergency department. Miller CD, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Mahler S, Diercks DB, Neiberg R, Hundley WG.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012;5(1):111-118.

Aging reduces left atrial performance during adrenergic stress in middle aged and older patients. Jeevanantham V, Chughtai H, Little WC, Morgan T, Kitzman DW, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. Cardiol J. 2012;19(1):45-52.

Preservation of left ventricular ejection fraction with statins during receipt of anthracycline based chemotherapy [abstract]. Chotenimitkhun R, D'Agostino RB Jr, Lawrence JA, Hamilton CA, Jordan J, Vasu S, Lash TL, Hundley W.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13 Suppl):E986.

Cardiac visualization systems for displaying 3-D images of cardiac voxel intensity distributions with optional physician interactive boundary tracing tools. Hamilton CA, inventor; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,103,073 B2. 2012 Jan 24. 2012;():.

Cardiac diagnostics using wall motion and perfusion cardiac MRI imaging & systems for cardiac diagnostics. Hamilton CA, Hundley WG, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 8,290,567. 2012 Oct 16. 2012;():.

Impaired left ventricular stroke volume reserve during clinical dobutamine stress predicts future episodes of pulmonary edema. Charoenpanichkit C, Little WC, Mandapaka S, Dall'Armellina E, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(7):839-848.

Assessment of left ventricular diastolic function using 4-dimensional phase-contrast cardiac magnetic resonance. Kumar R, Charonko J, Hundley WG, Hamilton CA, Stewart KC, McNeal GR, Vlachos PP, Little WC.. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2011;35(1):108-112.

Early increase in myocardial cardiovascular magnetic resonance gadolinium signal intensity after anthracyclines but not other agents used to treat breast cancer or hematologic malignancy [abstract]. Jordan JH, D'Agostino RB Jr, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E782.

In emergency department patients with acute chest pain, stress cardiac MRI observation unit care reduces 1-year cardiac-related health care expenditures: a randomized trial [abstract]. Miller C, Hwang W, Case D, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1187.

Intraperitoneal fat is associated with thickening of the thoracic aorta in individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events [abstract]. Chughtai H, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1597.

A randomized trial comparing stress cardiac MRI to conventional testing among observation unit patients with chest pain [abstract]. Miller CD, Hoekstra JW, Lefevbre C [sic] [Lefebvre C], Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Mahler S, Diercks DB, Neiberg RH, Hundley WG.. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18(Suppl 1):S12.

Cardiac visualization systems for displaying 3-D images of cardiac voxel intensity distributions with optional physician interactive boundary tracing tools. Hamilton C, inventor; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 7,907,759. 2011 Mar 15. 2011;():.

3D GRASE PROPELLER: improved image acquisition technique for arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging. Tan H, Hoge WS, Hamilton CA, Gunther M, Kraft RA.. Magn Reson Med. 2011;66(1):168-173.

Stress CMR imaging observation unit in the emergency department reduces 1-year medical care costs in patients with acute chest pain: a randomized study for comparison with inpatient care. Miller CD, Hwang W, Case D, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre C, Blumstein H, Hamilton CA, Harper EN, Hundley WG.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011;4(8):862-870.

Intraperitoneal fat is associated with thickening of the thoracic aorta in individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events. Chughtai HL, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG.. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(9):1784-1790.

Simultaneous measurement of left and right ventricular volumes and ejection fraction during dobutamine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance. Mandapaka S, Hamilton CA, Morgan TM, Hundley WG.. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2011;35(5):614-617.

Age related change in aortic stiffness in the thoracic and abdominal aorta among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study [abstract]. Chotenimitkhun R, Hamilton CA, Jeffries N, Harman JL, Taylor H Jr, Carr JJ, Hundley WG.. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A8579.

Cardiac diagnostics using wall motion and perfusion cardiac MRI imaging and systems for cardiac diagnostics cardiac MRI cine viewer 'scine': PAR I: Cardiac diagnostics using time compensated stress test cardiac MRI imaging. Hundley G, Hamilton CA, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. Eurpean patent office EP 1538981. 2011 Oct 26. 2011;():.

Submaximal exercise coronary artery flow increases in postmenopausal women without coronary artery disease after estrogen and atorvastatin. Puntawangkoon C, Morgan TM, Herrington DM, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. Menopause. 2010;17(1):114-120.

Aortic stiffness increases upon receipt of anthracycline chemotherapy. Chaosuwannakit N, D'Agostino R Jr, Hamilton CA, Lane KS, Ntim WO, Lawrence J, Melin SA, Ellis LR, Torti FM, Little WC, Hundley WG.. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(1):166-172.

Feasibility and early prognostic data on treadmill exercise magnetic resonance imaging stress testing [abstract]. Drafts BC, Rerkpattanapipat P, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Ntim W, Hundley WG.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(10A):A84.E791.

Prognostic importance of left ventricular hypertrophy in patients undergoing dobutamine stress testing [abstract]. Charoenpanichkit C, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Wallace EL, Robinson K, Ntim WO, Hundley WG.. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010;12(Suppl 1):07.

Visceral fat is associated with an adverse increase in the thickness of the wall of the ascending thoracic aorta [abstract]. Chughtai H, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG.. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010;12(Suppl 1):P126.

Non-invasive systems and methods for the determination of cardiac injury using a characterizing portion of a Voxel histogram. Hamilton C, Hundley G, Morgan T, Lane K, Torti F.. United States patent US 7,747,308. 2010 June 29. 2010;():.

Left ventricular hypertrophy influences cardiac prognosis in patients undergoing dobutamine cardiac stress testing. Charoenpanichkit C, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Wallace EL, Robinson K, Ntim WO, Hundley WG.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010;3(4):392-397.

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Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Craig A. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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