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Sohae Chung, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology


My research focuses on finding MR imaging biomarkers that can identify traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients at risk of having persistent cognitive symptoms, offering a quantitative means to tract injury and recovery in the cognitive domain and potentially track efficacy of targeted cognitive therapeutic strategies such as cognitive rehabilitation and integrated behavioral health treatment. We will reveal the relationship between micro-/macrostructural changes and cognitive performance occurring after injury.

In addition, my research also focuses on developing a novel susceptibility-based MRI technique to resolve thalamic internal structure, offering direct and subject-specific targeting in patients with essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease for the MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) tremor treatment guidance.

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PhD from State University of New York at Stony Brook

Chung, Sohae; Fieremans, Els; Novikov, Dmitry S; Lui, Yvonne W

Research square. 2023 Nov 25;

Chen, Junbo; Chung, Sohae; Li, Tianhao; Fieremans, Els; Novikov, Dmitry S; Wang, Yao; Lui, Yvonne W

Neuroradiology journal. 2023 May 22; 19714009231177396

Chung, Sohae; Fieremans, Els; Rath, Joseph F.; Lui, Yvonne W.

Cellular, Molecular, Physiological, and Behavioral Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury. [S.l.] : Elsevier, 2022. p.393-403. (5349102)

Chung, S; Storey, P; Shepherd, T M; Lui, Y W

AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 2020 Sep; 41(9):1629-1631

Minaee, Shervin; Wang, Yao; Aygar, Alp; Chung, Sohae; Wang, Xiuyuan; Lui, Yvonne W; Fieremans, Els; Flanagan, Steven; Rath, Joseph

IEEE transactions on medical imaging. 2019 Nov; 38(11):2545-2555

Chung, S; Wang, X; Fieremans, E; Rath, J F; Amorapanth, P; Foo, F-Y A; Morton, C J; Novikov, D S; Flanagan, S R; Lui, Y W

AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 2019 Sep; 40(9):1438-1444

Minaee, Shervin; Wang, Yao; Choromanska, Anna; Chung, Sohae; Wang, Xiuyuan; Fieremans, Els; Flanagan, Steven; Rath, Joseph; Lui, Yvonne W

Conference Proceedings (IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society). 2018 Jul; 2018:1267-1270

Chung, Sohae; Fieremans, Els; Wang, Xiuyuan; Kucukboyaci, Nuri E; Morton, Charles J; Babb, James S; Amorapanth, Prin; Foo, Farng-Yang; Novikov, Dmitry S; Flanagan, Steven R; Rath, Joseph F; Lui, Yvonne W

Journal of neurotrauma. 2018 Apr 15; 35(8):1015-1020