Val Murray Runge, MD


Name                                      Val Murray Runge, MD

1978                B.S.     Stanford University (Chemistry, with honors)
1982                M.D.    Stanford Medical School
1985                Diagnostic Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Faculty  Positions
1986-1988       Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1988-1990       Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1990-2001       Rosenbaum Endowed Professor, University of Kentucky
2002-2010       Centennial Endowed Professor, Texas A&M
2010-2012       John Sealy Distinguished Chair, UTMB
2012-2013       Sabbatical, UTMB
2013-current    Visiting Professor, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

Clinical Positions
Fellowship Director (Tufts, Kentucky, A&M)
MR Division Chief (Tufts, Kentucky)
Center of Excellence Director (MRISC – Kentucky)

Phi Beta Kappa
Dyke Memorial Award, American Society of Neuroradiology
Harry Fisher Award, Contrast Media Research Society
Who’s Who in America, 2009-2014

Medical Texts – Editor for fourteen medical texts (most recent four listed):
Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(Saunders 2002, Polish edition – 2007),

The Physics of Clinical MR Taught Through Images
(Thieme 2005 – 1st edition, German edition – 2007, Turkish edition – 2008,
2nd edition – 2009, German 2nd edition – 2011, 3rd edition in press),

Clinical 3 T Magnetic Resonance
(Thieme, 2007),
Essentials of Clinical MR
(Thieme 2011, German edition – 2011, Chinese edition – 2012, Turkish edition – 2013);
Original Research – > 200 publications in high profile medical journals including Radiology,
Investigative Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, American Journal of Neuroradiology,
European Radiology, Blood
and Circulation

> 700 scientific and invited presentations at national/international meetings and
medical schools across North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, S. Korea and China

Other Activities:
Editor-in-Chief:  Investigative Radiology (since 1994) – 5.460 Impact Factor (2012),
the second highest ranked general diagnostic radiology journal (ISI)
Editorial Boards:  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (since inception, 1991),
Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (since inception, 1988)

Patents: Inventor on U.S. Patent #4615879 (Particulate NMR Contrast Agents)
FDA Clinical Trials: Principal investigator for > 20 phase II and III studies
Grant Support: Principal investigator (career) for grants totaling > $4 M