Jane Park, PhD

Jane Park, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science

(615) 343-1352


We are currently investigating muscle defects in patients with inflammatory diseases, such as dermatomyositis and polymyositis. MRI exams showed that inflammation and fat infiltration in muscle diseases are initially concordant with energy deficits of essential ATP and PCr.