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Taehoon Shin Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Administrative Title: Director Of Cardiovascular M.R. Research
Location: Paca & Pratt Building, 2-S-117
Phone: 410-328-0347
Cell: 213-281-2743

Personal History:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA. 2010 - 2013
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 2009.
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 2004.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 1999.
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 1997.

Research Interests:

Novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) acquisition and reconstruction methods for:

  • Non-contrast-enhanced angiography for cerebral, abdominal and peripheral arteries
  • Non-contrast-enhanced venography for peripheral arteries
  • Rapid cardiac imaging for 3D perfusion and late gadolinium enhancement
  • Free-breathing 3D cardiac imaging with respiratory motion correction

Grants and Contracts:

NIH/NHLBI,1R01HL125060-01A1 (Co-Investigator: 10%, PI: S Rajagopalan), 10/01/2015 – 09/30/2020
"Exercise MRI evaluation of HIV-PAH longitudinal determinants (EXHALTED)". 

GE Healthcare, Investigator Initiated Research (PI: 10%), 10/01/2015 – 09/30/2017
"Free-breathing 3D contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI at 3T"

NIH/NIBIB, 1R21EB019206-01A1 (PI: 20%), 07/02/2015 – 06/30/2017
"Early-to-late gadolinium enhancement cardiac MRI in ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathies"

NIH/NIBIB, 1R01EB015870-01A1 (Co-Investigator: 20%, MPIs: RP Gullapalli et al), 09/01/2012 – 08/30/2016
"MINIR-II: Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Intracranial Robot"

AHA 09POST2150025 (PI: 75%), 07/01/2009 – 06/30/2011
"Improved assessment of myocardial ischemia using whole heart first-pass perfusion MRI".


RG Menon, GW Miller, J Jeudy, S Rajagopalan, T Shin, "Free breathing three-dimensional late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance using outer volume suppressed projection navigators", Magn Reson Med, Early View, doi: 10.1002/mrm.26234.

W Shin, T Shin, SH Oh, MJ Lowe, "CNR improvement of MP2RAGE from slice encoding directional acceleration", Magn Reson Imaging 34(6): 779-784, 2016.

J Park, T Shin, SH Yoon, JM Goo, JY Park, "A radial sampling strategy for uniform k-space coverage with retrospective respiratory gating in 3D ultrashort-echo-time lung imaging", NMR Biomed 29(5): 576-587, 2016.

S Rajagopalan, T Shin, "Being BOLD in critical limb ischemia", J Am Coll Cardiol 67(4): 432-434, 2016.

T Shin, Q Qin, J-Y Park, RS Crawford, S Rajagopalan, "Identification and reduction of image artifacts in non-contrast-enhanced velocity-selective peripheral angiography at 3T”, Magn Reson Med, Early View, doi: 10.1002/mrm.25870.

Q Qin, T Shin, M Schar, H Guo, H Chen, Y Qiao, "Velocity-selective magnetization-prepared non-contrast-enhanced cerebral MR angiography at 3 tesla: Improved immunity to B0/B1 inhomogeneity”, Magn Reson Med 75(3): 1232-1241, 2016.

T Shin, SJ Kligerman, RS Crawford, S Rajagopalan, RP Gullapalli, "Noncontrast-enhanced peripheral venography using velocity-selective magnetization preparation and transient balanced SSFP”, Magn Reson Med 75(2): 653-664, 2016.

J Luo, NO Addy, RR Ingle, BA Hargreaves, BS Hu, DG Nishimura, T Shin, "Combined outer volume suppression and T2 preparation sequence for coronary angiography”, Magn Reson Med 74(6):1632-1639, 2015.

T Shin, Lustig M, DG Nishimura, BS Hu, "Rapid single-breath-hold 3D late gadolinium enhancement cardiac MRI using stack-of-spirals acquisition”, J. Magn Reson Imaging 40(6):1496-1502, 2014.

KT Kwon, HH Wu, T Shin, T Cukur, M Lustig, DG Nishimura, "Three-dimensional magnetization-prepared imaging using a concentric cylinders trajectory with application to peripheral angiography", Magn Reson Med 71(5): 1700-1710, 2014.

T Shin, BS Hu, DG Nishimura, "Off-resonance-robust velocity-selective magnetization preparation for non-contrast-enhanced peripheral MRA", Magn Reson Med 70(5): 1229-40, 2013

T Shin, PW Worters, BS Hu, DG Nishimura, "Non-contrast-enhanced renal and abdominal MRA using velocity-selective inversion preparation", Magn Reson Med 69(5): 1268-1275, 2013

T Shin, KS Nayak, JM Santos, DG Nishimura, BS Hu, MV McConnell, "Three-dimensional first-pass myocardial perfusion MRI using a stack-of-spirals acquisition", Magn Reson Med 69(3): 839-844, 2013.

T Shin, GM Pohost, KS Nayak, "Systolic 3D first-pass myocardial perfusion MRI: comparison with diastolic imaging in healthy subjects", Magn Reson Med 63(4): 858-864, 2010.

T Shin, HH Hu, GM Pohost, KS Nayak, "Three dimensional first-pass myocardial perfusion imaging at 3T: Feasibility study", J. Cardiovasc. Magn. Reson., 10:57, 2008.

T Shin, J-F Nielsen, KS Nayak, "Accelerating dynamic spiral MRI by algebraic reconstruction from undersampled k-t space", IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, 26(7): 917-924, 2007.