Douglas Befroy

Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center
Biomedical Imaging Center, UT Austin

Role in the Program Host, Short-term Research Internships 2022
Hostee João Valente Duarte


Short Bio

Dr. Befroy is the Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center. He has more than 20 years of experience developing advanced MR methods to investigate physiology and metabolism in human and animal models. He received his Ph.D. at Oxford University after which he joined the imaging community in the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. At Yale, Doug served in several leadership roles, including acting as Director of the Core of Muscle and Liver Spectroscopy and Co-Director of the Mouse Imaging Core. Most recently, he founded and ran an independent consultancy firm that provides technical support and innovative research solutions to imaging centers and scientists across the globe.