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Seong-Eun Kim, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Radiology and Imaging Sciences - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Radiology Research

Academic Office Information

(801) 581-3144

729 Arapeen Rd, Room:
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Successful research scientist with 25 years experience in academic and clinical environments. Performed and managed research projects with various collaborators, including clinicians and other scientists, relating to novel medical imaging techniques and their clinical validation, mostly in clinical MRI systems. In possession of technical knowledge and skills in advanced imaging techniques and applications. Substantial experience in understanding the critical issues in clinical and research environments. Fluent in English and Korean.

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Colorado School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Colorado Boulder
Medical Physics
Graduate Training University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Theoretical High Energy Physics
Undergraduate Ewha Womans University

Selected Publications

  1. Kim SE, Parker DL, Roberts JA, Treiman GS, Alexander M, Baradaran H, de Havenon A, McNally JS (July 2021). Differentiation of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid intraplaque hemorrhage using 3D high-resolution diffusion-weighted stack of stars imaging. NMR Biomed, e4582(Online ahead of print).
  2. McNally JS, Sakata A, Alexander MD, Dewitt LD, Sonnen JA, Menacho ST, Stoddard GT, Kim SE, de Havenon AH (June 2021). Vessel Wall Enhancement on Black-Blood MRI Predicts Acute and Future Stroke in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 42(6), 1038-1045.
  3. McNally JS, Havenon A, Kim SE, Wang C, Wang S, Zabriskie MS, Parker DL, Baradaran H, Alexander MD (June 2021). Rabbit models of intracranial atherosclerotic disease for pathological validation of vessel wall MRI. Neuroradiol J, 34(3), 193-199.
  4. McNally JS, Jaffey JA, Kim SE, Alexander MD, Shumway KL, Cohn LA, Parker DL, Day RW (2019). Methemoglobin Modulation as an Intravascular Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Proof of Concept. 6, 416.
  5. Alexander MD, de Havenon A, Kim SE, Parker DL, McNally JS (2019). Assessment of quantitative methods for enhancement measurement on vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of intracranial atherosclerosis. Neuroradiology, 61(6), 643.
  6. McNally JS, Hinckley PJ, Sakata A, Eisenmenger LB, Kim SE, De Havenon AH, Quigley EP, Iacob E, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2018). Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Clinical Factors Associated With Ischemic Stroke in Patients Suspected of Cervical Artery Dissection. Stroke, 49(10), 2337.
  7. Peckham ME, Anderson JS, Rassner UA, Shah LM, Hinckley PJ, de Havenon A, Kim SE, McNally JS (2018). Low b-value diffusion weighted imaging is promising in the diagnosis of brain death and hypoxic-ischemic injury secondary to cardiopulmonary arrest. Crit Care, 22(1), 160.
  8. de Havenon A, Mossa-Basha M, Shah L, Kim SE, Park M, Parker D, McNally JS (2017). High-resolution vessel wall MRI for the evaluation of intracranial atherosclerotic disease. Neuroradiology, 59(12), 1193-1202.
  9. de Havenon A, Mossa-Basha M, Shah L, Kim SE, Park M, Parker D, McNally JS (2017). High-resolution vessel wall MRI for the evaluation of intracranial atherosclerotic disease. [Review]. Neuroradiology, 59(12), 1193-1202.
  10. Sanders WG, Li H, Zhuplatov I, He Y, Kim SE, Cheung AK, Agarwal J, Terry CM (2017). Autologous fat transplants to deliver glitazone and adiponectin for vasculoprotection. J Control Release, 264, 237-246.
  11. McNally JS, Kim SE, Mendes J, Hadley JR, Sakata A, De Havenon AH, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2017). Magnetic Resonance Imaging Detection of Intraplaque Hemorrhage. Magn Reson Insights, 10, 1-8.
  12. Beck M, Parker DL, Bolster BD, Kim SE, McNally S, Treiman GS, Hadley, JR (2017). Interchangeable Receive-Only Carotid Coils for Simultaneous Imaging with Radio Frequency Head Coils at 3 Tesla. Magn Reson Med.
  13. Kim SE, Roberts JA, Eisenmenger LB, Aldred BW, Jamil O, Bolster BD, Bi X, Parker DL, Treiman GS, McNally JS (2017). Motion-insensitive carotid intraplaque hemorrhage imaging using 3D inversion recovery preparation stack of stars (IR-prep SOS) technique. J Magn Reson Imaging, 45(2), 410-417.
  14. Eisenmenger LB, Aldred BW, Kim SE, Stoddard GJ, de Havenon A, Treiman GS, Parker DL, McNally JS (2016). Prediction of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage Using Adventitial Calcification and Plaque Thickness on CTA. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(8), 1496-503.
  15. McNally JS, Burton TM, Aldred BW, Kim SE, McLaughlin MS, Eisenmenger LB, Stoddard GJ, Majersik JJ, Miller DV, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2016). Vitamin D and Vulnerable Carotid Plaque. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 37(11), 2092-2099.
  16. McLaughlin MS, Hinckley PJ, Treiman SM, Kim SE, Stoddard GJ, Parker DL, Treiman GS, McNally JS (2015). Optimal Prediction of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage Using Clinical and Lumen Imaging Markers. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 36(12), 2360-6.
  17. 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.
  18. Terry CM, Zhuplatov I, He Y, Wun TC, Kim SE, Cheung AK (2015). Assessment of Novel Anti- thrombotic Fusion Proteins for Inhibition of Stenosis in a Porcine Model of Arteriovenous Graft. PLoS One, 10(9).
  19. Hart CR, Layec G, Trinity JD, Liu X, Kim SE, Groot HJ, Le Fur Y, Sorensen JR, Jeong EK, Richardson RS (2015). Evidence of Preserved Oxidative Capacity and Oxygen Delivery in the Plantar Flexor Muscles With Age. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 70(9), 1067-76.
  20. Layec G, Trinity JD, Hart CR, Kim SE, Groot HJ, Le Fur Y, Sorensen JR, Jeong EK, Richardson RS (2015). The impact of age on exercise-induced ATP supply during supra-maximal plantar flexion in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 309(4), R378-88.
  21. Scott McNally J, Yoon HC, Kim SE, Narra KK, McLaughlin MS, Parker DL, Treiman GS (2015). Carotid MRI Detection of Intraplaque Hemorrhage at 3T and 1.5T. J Neuroimaging, 25(3), 390-6.
  22. Treiman GS, McNally JS, Kim SE, Parker DL (2015). Correlation of Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage and Stroke Using 1.5 T and 3 T MRI. [Review]. Magn Reson Insights, 8(Suppl 1), 1-8.
  23. 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.
  24. Layec G, Trinity JD, Hart CR, Kim SE, Groot HJ, Le Fur Y, Sorensen JR, Jeong EK, Richardson RS (2014). In vivo evidence of an age-related increase in ATP cost of contraction in the plantar flexor muscles. Clin Sci (Lond), 126(8), 581-92.
  25. Tate Q, Kim SE, Treiman G, Parker DL, Hadley JR (2013). Increased vessel depiction of the carotid bifurcation with a specialized 16-channel phased array coil at 3T. Magn Reson Med, 69(5), 1486-93.
  26. Jeong EK, Parker DL, Kim SE, Kholmovski EG (2013). Systems and Methods for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. U.S. Patent No. 8,406,849 B2. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  27. Mendes J, Parker DL, Kim SE, Treiman GS (2013). Reduced blood flow artifact in intraplaque hemorrhage imaging using CineMPRAGE. Magn Reson Med, 69(5), 1276-84.
  28. Sung YH, Yurgelun-Todd DA, Shi XF, Kondo DG, Lundberg KJ, McGlade EC, Hellem TL, Huber RS, Nickerson BR, Kim SE, Jeong EK, Renshaw PF (2013). Decreased frontal lobe phosphocreatine levels in methamphetamine users. Drug Alcohol Depend, 129(1-2), 102-9.
  29. Seo HS, Kim SE, Rose J, Hadley JR, Parker DL, Jeong EK (2013). Diffusion tensor imaging of extraocular muscle using two-dimensional single-shot interleaved multiple inner volume imaging diffusion-weighted EPI at 3 tesla. J Magn Reson Imaging, 38(5), 1162-8.
  30. Kim SE, Parker DL (2012). Time-of-Flight Angiography. In Carr JC, Carroll TJ (Eds.), Magnetic Resonance Angiography (first edition, pp. 39-50). New York: Springer.
  31. Jeong EK, Kim SE, Shi XF (2012). Simultaneous Acquisition of Spin and Stimulated Echo Planar Imaging. U.S. Patent No. 8,143,889 B2. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  32. Terry CM, Li L, Li H, Zhuplatov I, Blumenthal DK, Kim SE, Owen SC, Kholmovski E, Fowers KD, Rathi R, Cheung AC (2012). In vivo evaluation of the delivery and efficacy of a sirolimus-laden polymer gel for inhibition of hyperplasia in a porcine model of arteriovenous hemodialysis graft stenosis. J Control Release, 160(3), 459-67.
  33. Merrill R, Hadley JR, Minalga E, Kholmovski EG, Vijayakumar S, Kim SE, Quigley EP, Parker DL, Rose J (2012). An Improved 28 Channel Coil Array for Optic Nerve Imaging. Concepts Magn Reson Part B Magn Reson Eng, 41B(3), 73-84.
  34. Adluru G, Chen L, Kim SE, Burgon N, Kholmovski EG, Marrouche NF, Dibella EV (2011). Three-dimensional late gadolinium enhancement imaging of the left atrium with a hybrid radial acquisition and compressed sensing. J Magn Reson Imaging, 34(6), 1465-71.
  35. Mendes J, Parker DL, Hulet J, Treiman GS, Kim SE (2011). CINE turbo spin echo imaging. Magn Reson Med, 66(5), 1286-92.
  36. Kim SE, Treiman GS, Roberts JA, Jeong EK, Shi X, Hadley JR, Parker DL (2011). In vivo and ex vivo measurements of the mean ADC values of lipid necrotic core and hemorrhage obtained from diffusion weighted imaging in human atherosclerotic plaques. J Magn Reson Imaging, 34(5), 1167-75.
  37. Park JK, Kim SE, Trieman GS, Parker D, Jeong EK (2011). High-resolution diffusion-weighted imaging of neck lymph nodes using 2D-single-shot interleaved multiple inner volume imaging diffusion-weighted echo-planar imaging at 3T. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 32(7), 1173-7.
  38. Moon SM, Goodrich KC, Hadley JR, Kim SE, Zeng GL, Morrell GR, McAlpine MA, Chronik BA, Parker DL (2011). Superelliptical insert gradient coil with a field-modifying layer for breast imaging. Magn Reson Med, 65(3), 863-72.
  39. Jeong EK, Sung YH, Kim SE, Chun Z, Mellon E, Shi X, Renshaw P (2011). Measurement of Creatine- Kinase Reaction Rate on Human Brain using MT-ISIS and a volume 31P/1H RF coil at Clinical 3T MRI system. NMR Biomed, 25(7), 765-70.
  40. Minalga E, Rose J, Choi SE, Jeong EK, Kholmovski E, Vijayakumar S, Parker D, Hadley R (2011). A 20-Channel Coil for Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Optic Nerve. Concepts Magn Reson Part B Magn Reson Eng, 39(8), 26-36.
  41. Roberts JA, Kim SE, Yoon HY, McNally JS, Hadley JR, Findeiss LK, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2011). Reproducibility of Lumen and Vessel Wall Measurements in Carotid Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 4, 1-7.
  42. Wang Y, Kim SE, DiBella EV, Parker DL (2010). Flow measurement in MRI using arterial spin labeling with cumulative readout pulses--theory and validation. Med Phys, 37(11), 5801-10.
  43. Shi X, Kim SE, Jeong EK (2010). Single-shot T1 mapping using simultaneous acquisitions of spin- and stimulated-echo-planar imaging (2D ss-SESTEPI). Magn Reson Med, 64(3), 734-42.
  44. Kim TH, Zollinger L, Shi XF, Kim SE, Rose J, Patel AA, Jeong EK (2010). Quantification of diffusivities of the human cervical spinal cord using a 2D single-shot interleaved multisection inner volume diffusion-weighted echo-planar imaging technique. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 31(4), 682-7.
  45. Kim SE, Jeong EK, Shi XF, Morrell G, Treiman GS, Parker DL (2009). Diffusion-weighted imaging of human carotid artery using 2D single-shot interleaved multislice inner volume diffusion-weighted echo planar imaging (2D ss-IMIV-DWEPI) at 3T: diffusion measurement in atherosclerotic plaque. J Magn Reson Imaging, 30(5), 1068-77.
  46. Parker DL, Goodrich KC, Hadley JR, Kim SE, Moon SM, Chronik BA, Fontius U, Schmitt F (2009). Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Composite (Dual) Gradients. Concepts Magn Reson Part B Magn Reson Eng, 35(2), 89-97.
  47. Terry CM, Kim SE, Li L, Goodrich KC, Hadley JR, Blumenthal DK, Parker DL, Cheung AK (2009). Longitudinal assessment of hyperplasia using magnetic resonance imaging without contrast in a porcine arteriovenous graft model. Acad Radiol, 16(1), 96-107.
  48. Zhang L, Kholmovski EG, Guo J, Choi SE, Morrell GR, Parker DL (2009). HASTE sequence with parallel acquisition and T2 decay compensation: application to carotid artery imaging. Magn Reson Imaging, 27(1), 13-22.
  49. Shi XF, Jeong EK, Kim SE, Kholmovski EG, Parker DL (2009). Motion Artifact Correction in EPI- DTI with Real-Time 2D Self-Gating. NMR Biomed, 22(5), 545-50.
  50. Jeong EK, Kim SE, Kholmovski EG, Parker DL (2006). High-resolution DTI of a localized volume using 3D single-shot diffusion-weighted STimulated echo-planar imaging (3D ss-DWSTEPI). Magn Reson Med, 56(6), 1173-81.
  51. Jeong EK, Kim SE, Guo J, Kholmovski EG, Parker DL (2005). High-resolution DTI with 2D interleaved multislice reduced FOV single-shot diffusion-weighted EPI (2D ss-rFOV-DWEPI). Magn Reson Med, 54(6), 1575-9.
  52. Guo JY, Kim SE, Parker DL, Jeong EK, Zhang L, Roemer RB (2005). Improved accuracy and consistency in T1 measurement of flowing blood by using inversion recovery GE-EPI. Med Phys, 32(4), 1083-93.
  53. Jeong EK, Kim SE, Parker DL (2003). High-resolution diffusion-weighted 3D MRI, using diffusion-weighted driven-equilibrium (DW-DE) and multishot segmented 3D-SSFP without navigator echoes. Magn Reson Med, 50(4), 821-9.
  54. Parker DL, Goodrich KC, Roberts JA, Chapman BE, Jeong EK, Kim SE, Tsuruda JS, Katzman GL (2003). The need for phase-encoding flow compensation in high-resolution intracranial magnetic resonance angiography. J Magn Reson Imaging, 18(1), 121-7.

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Education History

Type School Degree
Undergraduate Ewha Womans University