Xianfeng Shi, PhD


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Psychiatry - Research Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Adult Psychiatry

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah
The Brain Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Physics: Medical Physics
Graduate Training Fudan University
Undergraduate Fudan University

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Graduate Training Fudan University
M.S. China
Undergraduate Fudan University
B.S. China

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hwang J, DeLisi LE, ngr D, Riley C, Zuo C, Shi X, Sung YH, Kondo D, Kim TS, Villafuerte R, Smedberg D, Yurgelun-Todd D, Renshaw PF (2019). Cerebral bioenergetic differences measured by phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy between bipolar disorder and healthy subjects living in two different regions suggesting possible effects of altitude. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci, 73(9), 581-589.
  2. Huber RS, Subramaniam P, Kondo DG, Shi X, Renshaw PF, Yurgelun-Todd DA (2018). Reduced lateral orbitofrontal cortex volume and suicide behavior in youth with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord, 21(4), 321-329.
  3. Huber RS, Kondo DG, Shi XF, Prescot AP, Clark E, Renshaw PF, Yurgelun-Todd DA (2017). Relationship of executive functioning deficits to N-acetyl aspartate (NAA) and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in youth with bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord, 225, 71-78.
  4. Joshua Kaggie, Nabraj Sapkota, Bijaya Thapa, Glen Morrell, Neal Bangerter, Kyle Jeong, Xianfeng Shi, Eunkee Jeong (2016). Synchronous Radial 1H and 23Na Dual-Nuclear MRI on a Clinical MRI System, Equipped With a Broadband Transmit Channel. Concepts Magn Reson Part B Magn Reson Eng, 46B(4), 191-201.
  5. Bae S, Han DH, Kim SM, Shi X, Renshaw PF (2016). Neurochemical correlates of internet game play in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) study. Psychiatr Res Neuroimaging, 254, 10-7.
  6. Nabraj Sapkota, Xianfeng Shi, Lubdha MShah, Erica F Bisson, John W Rose, Eunkee Jeong (2016). Two-dimensional single-shot diffusion-weighted stimulated EPI with reduced FOV for ultrahigh-b radial diffusion-weighted imaging of spinal cord. Magn Reson Med.
  7. Shi XF, Carlson PJ, Sung YH, Fiedler KK, Forrest LN, Hellem TL, Huber RS, Kim SE, Zuo C, Jeong EK, Renshaw PF, Kondo DG (2015). Decreased brain PME/PDE ratio in bipolar disorder: a preliminary (31) P magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Bipolar Disord, 17(7), 743-52.
  8. Young-Hoon Sung, Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, Douglas G Kondo, Xianfeng Shi, Kelly J Lundberg, Tracy Hellem, Rebekah S Huber, Erin C McGlade, Eunkee Jeong, Perry Renshaw (2015). Gender differences in the effect of tobacco use on brain phosphocreatine levels in methamphetamine-dependent subjects. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse, 41(4), 281-289.
  9. Hellem T, Shi X, Latendresse G, Renshaw PF (2015). The Utility of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for Understanding Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc, 21(4), 244-75.
  10. Hellem TL, Sung YH, Shi XF, Pett MA, Latendresse G, Morgan J, Huber RS, Kuykendall D, Lundberg KJ, Renshaw PF (2015). Creatine as a Novel Treatment for Depression in Females Using Methamphetamine: A Pilot Study. J Dual Diagn, 11(3-4), 189-202.
  11. Han DH, Lee YS, Shi X, Renshaw PF (2014). Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in on-line game addiction. J Psychiatr Res, 58, 63-8.
  12. Shi XF, Carlson PJ, Kim TS, Sung YH, Hellem TL, Fiedler KK, Kim SE, Glaeser B, Wang K, Zuo CS, Jeong EK, Renshaw PF, Kondo DG (2014). Effect of altitude on brain intracellular pH and inorganic phosphate levels. Psychiatry Res, 222(3), 149-56.
  13. Kondo DG, Hellem TL, Shi XF, Sung YH, Prescot AP, Kim TS, Huber RS, Forrest LN, Renshaw PF (2014). A review of MR spectroscopy studies of pediatric bipolar disorder. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 35(6 Suppl), S64-80.
  14. Shi XF, Forrest LN, Kuykendall MD, Prescot AP, Sung YH, Huber RS, Hellem TL, Jeong EK, Renshaw PF, Kondo DG (2014). Anterior cingulate cortex choline levels in female adolescents with unipolar versus bipolar depression: a potential new tool for diagnosis. J Affect Disord, 167, 25-9.


  1. Xianfeng Shi, Perry F. Renshaw, Douglas G. Kondo, Andrew P. Prescot, Young-Hoon Sung (2020). Real-Time Motion and B0 Field Drift Correction in Proton MRS.
  2. Xianfeng Shi, Perry F. Renshaw, Douglas G. Kondo, Andrew P. Prescot, Young-Hoon Sung (2020). B0 Field Drift Correction using Proton Navigated Data in Non-Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
  3. Perry Renshaw, Douglas G Kondo, Xianfeng Shi (2014). Diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Neuroimaging.
  4. Jeong EK, Kim SE, Shi XF (2012). Simultaneous Acquisition of Spin and Stimulated Echo Planar Imaging. U.S. Patent No. US8143889B2. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.