Dean Sherry

A. Dean Sherry


  • biomedical magnetic resonance techniques
  • intermediary metabolism
  • Magnet Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • metabolic imaging
  • molecular imaging
  • brain function, functional brain imaging
  • Mouse MRI Core Facility


Katherine Morales

Expert at a Glance

A. Dean Sherry, Ph.D. School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Chair in Systems Bioscience and Director of the Advanced Imaging Research Center

Dr. Sherry holds professorships in chemistry and radiology and directs the 120,000-square-foot Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

The center is a collaborative effort between the two universities and is home to imaging equipment such as a 3 Tesla magnet and a 7 Tesla magnet, one of only a handful worldwide. Sherry has published more than 290 papers.

Sherry received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Kansas State University.


Updated: July 1, 2009