Robert K. Fulbright MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Medical Director, Magnetic Resonance Research Center; Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Cancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center

Diagnostic Radiology: Bioimaging Sciences: Magnetic Resonance Research Center | Neuroradiology

Connecticut Study of Epilepsy

Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program

Research Interests

Neuroradiology; Image processing; MR spectroscopy; Diffusion tensor MR imaging; Perfusion MR imaging; Functional MR imaging; Brain tumors; Reading and reading disability more...


  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1984

Selected Publications

  • Pugh KR, Frost SJ, Rothman DL, Mason GF, Del Tufo SN, Molfese PL, Mencl WE, Gigorenko EL, Landi N, Preston JL, Jacobsen L, Hoeft F, Seidenberg MS, Fulbright RK. Glutamate and choline levels predict individual differences in reading ability in emergent readers. J. Neurosci 2014; 34 (11. March): 4082-4089. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3907-13.2014
  • Hyder F, Fulbright RK, Shulman RG, Rothman DL. Glutamatergic function in the resting awake human brain is supported by uniformly high oxidative energy. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2013; 33 (3, Jan) 339-447. DOI: 10.1038/jcbfm.2012.207.
  • Pardoe HR, Berg AT, Archer J, Fulbright RK, Jackson GD. A neurodevelopmental basis for BECTS: evidence from structural MRI. Epilepsy Research 2013; 105 (1-2, July): 133-139



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