Ted Trouard

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty


PhD, Biophysics, University of Virginia, 1991
BS, Physics, California State Polytechnic University, 1985

Research Interests:

  • Development and application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for neuroimaging
  • Focused ultrasound
  • Drug delivery in neurological disorders. 

Teaching Interests:

  • Medical imaging
  • Introduction to engineering design


Ted Trouard's research is in the development and application of medical imaging, specifically MRI, for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders. Active research projects include using advanced MRI methods to investigate Alzheimer’s disease, Niemann-Pick Type C disease, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury and normal aging.  Projects involve human clinical imaging and imaging in animal models of neurologic function and disease.

Trouard is a member of the UA BIO5 Institute and the UA McKnight Brain Institute. He is a member of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and the Biomedical Engineering Society.

University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020