Hernan J. Jara, PhD

Professor, Radiology

Hernan Jara
(617) 247-3398
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • Boston Medical Center


  • University of Illinois, PhD
  • University of Chile, MS
  • University of Chile, BS


  • Published on 10/6/2017

    Mills AF, Sakai O, Anderson SW, Jara H. Principles of Quantitative MR Imaging with Illustrated Review of Applicable Modular Pulse Diagrams. Radiographics. 2017 Nov-Dec; 37(7):2083-2105. PMID: 28985137.

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  • Published on 7/13/2017

    Gagliano-Jucá T, Tang ER, Bhasin S, Pencina KM, Anderson S, Jara H, Li Z, Melamud K, Coleman SL, Aakil A, Almeida RR, Huang G, Travison TG, Storer TW, Basaria S. Effects of testosterone administration (and its 5-alpha-reduction) on parenchymal organ volumes in healthy young men: findings from a dose-response trial. Andrology. 2017 Sep; 5(5):889-897. PMID: 28704587.

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  • Published on 5/2/2017

    Malikova MA, Tkacz JN, Slanetz PJ, Guo CY, Aakil A, Jara H. Evaluation of T1/T2 ratios in a pilot study as a potential biomarker of biopsy: proven benign and malignant breast lesions in correlation with histopathological disease stage. Future Sci OA. 2017 Aug; 3(3):FSO197. PMID: 28883997.

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  • Published on 11/14/2016

    Li B, Jara H, Yu H, O'Brien M, Soto J, Anderson SW. Enhanced Laws textures: A potential MRI surrogate marker of hepatic fibrosis in a murine model. Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Apr; 37:33-40. PMID: 27856399.

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  • Published on 10/24/2016

    Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Heeren T, Fichorova RN, Douglass L, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Rollins JV, Paneth N. Circulating Inflammatory-Associated Proteins in the First Month of Life and Cognitive Impairment at Age 10 Years in Children Born Extremely Preterm. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan; 180:116-123.e1. PMID: 27788929.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    Li B, Yu H, Jara H, Soto J, Anderson S. WE-FG-206-12: Enhanced Laws Textures: A Potential MRI Surrogate Marker of Hepatic Fibrosis in a Murine Model. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3833. PMID: 28046891.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    Yu H, Touret AS, Li B, O'Brien M, Qureshi MM, Soto JA, Jara H, Anderson SW. Application of texture analysis on parametric T1 and T2 maps for detection of hepatic fibrosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jan; 45(1):250-259. PMID: 27249625.

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  • Published on 3/22/2016

    Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Heeren T, Hirtz D, Jara H, Leviton A, Kuban KC. Neurocognitive and Academic Outcomes at Age 10 Years of Extremely Preterm Newborns. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr; 137(4). PMID: 27006473.

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  • Published on 3/19/2016

    Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Heeren T, Douglass L, Stafstrom CE, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Leviton A. Girls and Boys Born before 28 Weeks Gestation: Risks of Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neurologic Outcomes at Age 10 Years. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173:69-75.e1. PMID: 27004675.

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  • Published on 5/14/2015

    Watanabe M, Buch K, Fujita A, Christiansen CL, Jara H, Sakai O. MR relaxometry for the facial ageing assessment: the preliminary study of the age dependency in the MR relaxometry parameters within the facial soft tissue. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2015; 44(7):20150047. PMID: 25974063.

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