Dr. LOU Wutao
Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK

Area of Expertise: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Electroencephalogram wlou@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel: 3943 0458
Location: ERB1110

Lab webpage: http://www.bme.cuhk.edu.hk/wutaolou/


Dr. LOU received a B.Eng. degree in medical information engineering from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, in 2009, a M.Eng. degree in biomedical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in imaging and interventional radiology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2016. Then, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the division of neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, CUHK. In Feb 2020, Dr. LOU joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a lecturer.

Professional Education and Training

2013-2016 Ph.D. in Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2009-2012 M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2005-2009 B.Eng. in Medical Information Engineering, Sichuan University

Research Interest

· Biomedical signal/image processing · Brain network analysis · Healthy aging and cognitive impairment

Course Teaching in CUHK

BMEG2210 Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Injury
BMEG2300 Circuits and Signals for Biomedical Engineering
BMEG3330 Neuroengineering
BMEG5830 Medical Imaging
ENGG1120F Linear Algebra for Engineers

Honors & Awards

Postgraduate Research Output Award 2015, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Selected Publications

Xinyu Li#, Ahsan Khan#, Yingying Li, Diansen Chen, Jing Yang, Haohui Zhan, Ganqin Du, Jin Xu, Wutao Lou*, Raymond Tong (2021). Hyperconnection and hyperperfusion of overlapping brain regions in patients with menstrual-related migraine: a multimodal neuroimaging study. Neuroradiology. (In Press). (*corresponding author)

ChaoWang, Mengfei Kang, Zhonglin Li, Yongli Li, Min Guan, Zhi Zou, MinWu, Wutao Lou, Jin Xu* (2020). Altered relation of resting-state alpha rhythm with blood oxygen level dependent signal in healthy aging: evidence by EEG-fMRI fusion analysis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 131 (9): 2105-2114.

Wutao Lou, Defeng Wang*, Adrian Wong, Winnie CW Chu, Vincent CT Mok, Lin Shi* (2019). Frequency-specific age-related decreased brain network diversity in cognitively healthy elderly – A whole-brain data-driven analysis. Human Brain Mapping, 40(1): 340-351.

Lin Shi#, Wutao Lou#, Adrian Wong, Fan Zhang, Jill Abrigo, Winnie CW Chu, Timothy CY Kwok, Kelvin KL Wong, Derek Abbott, Defeng Wang*, Vincent CT Mok* (2019). Neural evidence for long-term marriage shaping the functional brain network organization between couples. NeuroImage, 199: 87-92. (#co-first author)

Qian Ye, Dong Yan, Manlin Yao, Wutao Lou*, Weiwei Peng* (2019). Hyperexcitability of cortical oscillations in patients with somatoform pain disorder: A resting state EEG study. Neural Plasticity, 2019: 2687150. (*corresponding author)

Rongzhao Zhang, Lei Zhao, Wutao Lou, Jill Abrigo, Vincent CT Mok, Winnie CW Chu, Defeng Wang, Lin Shi* (2018). Automatic segmentation of acute ischemic stroke from DWI using 3D fully convolutional DenseNets. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 37(9): 2149-2160.

Wutao Lou, Lin Shi*, Adrian Wong, Winnie CW Chu, Vincent CT Mok, Defeng Wang* (2016). Changes of cerebral perfusion and functional brain network organization in patients with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 54(1): 397-409.

Wutao Lou, Lin Shi, Defeng Wang*, Cindy Tam, Winnie CW Chu, Vincent CT Mok, Sheung-Tak Cheng*, Linda CW Lam (2015). Decreased activity with increased background network efficiency in amnestic MCI during a visuospatial working memory task. Human Brain Mapping, 36(9): 3387-3403.

Jin Xu, Wutao Lou, Songzhen Zhao*, Chao Wang (2015). Altered directed connectivity in patients with early vascular dementia during a visual oddball task. Brain Topography, 28(2): 330-339.