Peter Anthony Chiarelli, M.D.

Portrait of Peter Chiarelli, M.D.
Job Title
Acting Instructor
Senior Fellow

Dr. Chiarelli graduated from our residency program in June, 2017 and is currently our Pediatric Senior Fellow at Seattle Children's Hospital.

Research Interests

Neuroimaging, Functional MRI Molecular Self-Assembly; Nanophotonics Neural Tissue Scaffold Engineering.

Personal Interests

Military aviation, motorcycles, beach volleyball.


Medical School

Harvard University, MD, 2010

Contact Information



    Journal Publications

    • Sham JG, Kievit FM, Grierson JR, Chiarelli PA, Miyaoka RS, Zhang M, Yeung RS, Minoshima S, Park JO. Glypican-3-targeting F(ab')2 for 89Zr PET of hepatocellular carcinoma. J Nucl Med. 2014;55(12):2032-7. PMID:25359880 PMC: 4259878
    • Stephen ZR, Kievit FM, Veiseh O, Chiarelli PA, Fang C, Wang K, Hatzinger SJ, Ellenbogen RG, Silber JR, Zhang M. Redox-responsive magnetic nanoparticle for targeted convection-enhanced delivery of O6-benzylguanine to brain tumors. ACS Nano. 2014;8(10):10383-95. PMID:25247850 PMC: 4212796
    • Chiarelli PA, Liu DG, Watkins EB, Trouw FR, Majewski J, Casson JL, Tang ZX, Johal MS, Robinson JM, Wang HL. Molecular order in Langmuir-Blodgett assembled films of an azobenzene amphiphile. Thin Solid Films. 2009;517(16):4638-43. WOS:000267110200027
    • Piechnik SK, Chiarelli PA, Jezzard P. Modelling vascular reactivity to investigate the basis of the relationship between cerebral blood volume and flow under CO2 manipulation. Neuroimage. 2008;39(1):107-18. PMID:17920935
    • Wise RG, Pattinson KT, Bulte DP, Chiarelli PA, Mayhew SD, Balanos GM, O'Connor DF, Pragnell TR, Robbins PA, Tracey I, Jezzard P. Dynamic forcing of end-tidal carbon dioxide and oxygen applied to functional magnetic resonance imaging. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2007;27(8):1521-32. PMID:17406659
    • Chiarelli PA, Bulte DP, Wise R, Gallichan D, Jezzard P. A calibration method for quantitative BOLD fMRI based on hyperoxia. Neuroimage. 2007;37(3):808-20. PMID:17632016
    • Chiarelli PA, Bulte DP, Piechnik S, Jezzard P. Sources of systematic bias in hypercapnia-calibrated functional MRI estimation of oxygen metabolism. Neuroimage. 2007;34(1):35-43. PMID:17029987
    • Chiarelli PA, Bulte DP, Gallichan D, Piechnik SK, Wise R, Jezzard P. Flow-metabolism coupling in human visual, motor, and supplementary motor areas assessed by magnetic resonance imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2007;57(3):538-47. PMID:17326178
    • Bulte DP, Chiarelli PA, Wise RG, Jezzard P. Cerebral perfusion response to hyperoxia. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2007;27(1):69-75. PMID:16670698
    • Bulte D, Chiarelli P, Wise R, Jezzard P. Measurement of cerebral blood volume in humans using hyperoxic MRI contrast. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007;26(4):894-9. PMID:17896390
    • Woolrich MW, Chiarelli P, Gallichan D, Perthen J, Liu TT. Bayesian inference of hemodynamic changes in functional arterial spin labeling data. Magn Reson Med. 2006;56(4):891-906. PMID:16964610
    • Bulte, D.P.; Chiarelli, P.A.; Wise, R.; Jezzard, P. “Measurement of Cerebral Blood Volume in Humans Using Hyperoxic MRI Contrast.” Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2007, 26, 894-899.
    • Chiarelli, P.A.; Bulte, D.P; Wise, R.; Gallichan, D.; Jezzard, P. “A Calibration Method for BOLD fMRI Based on Hyperoxia.” Neuroimage 2007, 37, 808-820.
    • Johal, M.S.; Chiarelli, P.A. “Polyelectrolyte-Surfactant Complexation in Electrostatically Self-Assembled LBL Multilayers” Soft Matter 2007, 1, 34-46.
    • Tang, Z.; Donahoe, S.; Robinson, J.M.; Chiarelli, P.A.* (corresponding author); Wang, H.L.* “Film Formation, Surface Character, and Relative Density for Electrochromic PEI/PEDOT:PSS Multilayered Thin Films.” Polymer 2005, 46, 9043.
    • Campbell, V.A.; Chiarelli, P.A.; Kaur, S.; Johal, M.S.; “Coadsorption of a Polyanion and an Azobenzene Dye in Self-Assembled and Spin-Assembled Polyelectrolyte Multilayers.” Chemistry of Materials 2005, 17, 186-190.
    • Wang, H.L.; Chiarelli, P.A.; Liu, D.G.; Robinson, J.M.; Casson, J.L.; Majewski, J. “Engineering Nanoscaled Nonlinear Optical Thin Films via a Langmuir-Blodgett Technique.” IEEE Proceedings on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2003, 2, 557.
    • Johal, M.S.; Casson, J.L. Chiarelli, P.A.; Liu, D.G.; Shaw, J.A.; Robinson, J.M. Wang, H.S. “Polyelectrolyte Trilayer Combinations Using Spin-Assembly and Ionic Self-Assembly” Langmuir 2003, 19, 8876.
    • Li, W.; Hooks, D.E.; Chiarelli, P.A.; Jiang, Y.; Xu, H.; Wang, H.L. “Fabrication and Characterization of Optically Active Multilayer Thin Films Based on Polyaniline Colloids.” Langmuir 2003, 19, 4639-4644.
    • Chiarelli, P.A.; Johal, M.S.; Holmes, D.J.; Casson, J.L.; Robinson, J.M.; Wang, H.L. “Polyelectrolyte Spin-Assembly” Langmuir 2002, 18, 168.
    • Chiarelli, P.A.; Johal, M.S.; Casson, J.L.; Roberts, J.B.; Robinson, J.M., Wang, H.L. “Controlling Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Thin Film Fabrication Using Spin-Assembly” Advanced Materials 2001, 13, 1167.
    • Casson, J.L.; McBranch, D.W.; Robinson, J.M.; Wang, H.S.; Roberts, J.B.; Chiarelli, P.A.; Johal, M.S. “Reversal of Interfacial Dipole Orientation in Polyelectrolyte Superlattices Due to Polycationic Layers” Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2000, 104, 11996.