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    Ho Sung Kim, PhD

    TitlePostdoctoral Employee
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentRadiology
    Address550 16th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-502-1939
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      Canadian Institutes of Health Research2015 - 2017Benting Postdoctoral Fellowships
      Fonds de la recherche en sante/ Health Research Funds in Quebec (FRSQ)2014 - 2016Post-doctoral fellowship
      Sleep 20132013Sleep Research Society Abstract Excellence Award
      10th Annual Meeting of Korean Sleep Research Society2013Best Poster presentation award
      the American Epilepsy Society2011Young Investigator Travel Award
      International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2011)2011Student Travel Award
      the American Epilepsy Society2010Young Investigator Travel Award
      Fonds de la recherche en sante/ Health Research Funds in Quebec (FRSQ)2009 - 2010Doctoral Training Awards
      Biomedical Engineering, McGill University2007Fellowship for returning graduate students

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      My research spans an interdisciplinary cross-section of medical image processing, and neuroscience covering clinical neurology and neuropsychiatry. In the fields of medical image processing and analysis, I have studied on multi-spectral image registration and segmentation, surface modeling of cortical/subcortical structures which are the prerequisite techniques to proceed the analysis of structural and functional brain imaging studies.
      I also applied various analytic frameworks, including cortical morphometry, voxel-based morphometry, deformation-based morphometry and structural network analysis, to assessment of brain structure in healthy conditions as well as pathological conditions, which often present anatomical variations beyond the range of normal structures.
      Here in UCSF radiology, I continue to expand aforementioned techniques to the analysis of fetal/neonatal brain MRIs, which has been challenged by tissue intensity variability, low tissue contrast, small brain size, moving artifact and etc.


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      1. Kim H, Kim JH, Possin KL, Winer J, Geschwind MD, Xu D, Hess CP. Surface-based morphometry reveals caudate subnuclear structural damage in patients with premotor Huntington disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 Oct 11. PMID: 27730480.
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      2. Kim H, Lepage C, Maheshwary R, Jeon S, Evans AC, Hess CP, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. NEOCIVET: Towards accurate morphometry of neonatal gyrification and clinical applications in preterm newborns. Neuroimage. 2016 Sep; 138:28-42. PMID: 27184202.
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      3. Kim H, Gano D, Ho ML, Guo XM, Unzueta A, Hess C, Ferriero DM, Xu D, Barkovich AJ. Hindbrain regional growth in preterm newborns and its impairment in relation to brain injury. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Feb; 37(2):678-88. PMID: 26589992.
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      4. Chen Y, Kim H, Bok R, Sukumar S, Mu X, Sheldon RA, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM, Xu D. Pyruvate to Lactate Metabolic Changes during Neurodevelopment Measured Dynamically Using Hyperpolarized 13C Imaging in Juvenile Murine Brain. Dev Neurosci. 2016; 38(1):34-40. PMID: 26550989.
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      5. Kim H, Joo E, Suh S, Kim JH, Kim ST, Hong SB. Effects of long-term treatment on brain volume in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Jan; 37(1):395-409. PMID: 26503297.
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      6. Kim H, Suh S, Joo EY, Hong SB. Morphological alterations in amygdalo-hippocampal substructures in narcolepsy patients with cataplexy. Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Oct 7. PMID: 26446435.
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      7. Kim H, Lepage C, Evans AC, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. . NEOCIVET: Extraction of cortical surface and analysis of neonatal gyrification using a modified CIVET pipeline. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention. 2015; 9351:571-9.
      8. Kim H*, Suh S*, Dang-Vu TT, Joo E, Shin C . . Cortical Thinning and Altered Cortico-Cortical Structural Covariance of the Default Mode Network in Patients with Persistent Insomnia Symptoms. Sleep. 2015; Aug(31).
      9. Kim H, Caldairou B, Hwang JW, Mansi T, Hong SJ, Bernasconi N, Bernasconi A. Accurate cortical tissue classification on MRI by modeling cortical folding patterns. Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Sep; 36(9):3563-74. PMID: 26037453.
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      10. Kim H, Bernhardt BC, Kulaga-Yoskovitz J, Caldairou B, Bernasconi B, Bernasconi N. . Multivariate Hippocampal Subfield Analysis of Local MRI Intensity and Volume: Application to Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention. 2014; 8674:170-178.
      11. Hong SJ, Kim H, Schrader D, Bernasconi N, Bernhardt BC, Bernasconi A. Automated detection of cortical dysplasia type II in MRI-negative epilepsy. Neurology. 2014 Jul 1; 83(1):48-55. PMID: 24898923; PMCID: PMC4114179.
      12. Kim H*, Joo EY*, Suh S, Hong SB . . Subfield specific vulnerability of the hippocampus to sleep disturbance and cognitive impairment in patients with chronic primary insomnia: MR local volumetry. Sleep. 2014; 37(7):1189-98.
      13. Kim H*, Bernhardt BC*, Bernasconi N. . Patterns of subregional mesiotemporal disease progression in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. Neurology. 2013; 81(21):1840-7.
      14. Kim H, Mansi T, Bernasconi N. Disentangling hippocampal shape anomalies in epilepsy. Front Neurol. 2013; 4:131. PMID: 24062718; PMCID: PMC3769634.
      15. Concha L, Kim H, Bernasconi A, Bernhardt BC, Bernasconi N. Spatial patterns of water diffusion along white matter tracts in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2012 Jul 31; 79(5):455-62. PMID: 22815555; PMCID: PMC3405250.
      16. Kim H, Mansi T, Bernasconi N, Bernasconi A. Surface-based multi-template automated hippocampal segmentation: application to temporal lobe epilepsy. Med Image Anal. 2012 Oct; 16(7):1445-55. PMID: 22613821.
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      17. Bernhardt BC, Bernasconi N, Kim H, Bernasconi A. Mapping thalamocortical network pathology in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2012 Jan 10; 78(2):129-36. PMID: 22205759.
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      18. Kim H, Chupin M, Colliot O, Bernhardt BC, Bernasconi N, Bernasconi A. Automatic hippocampal segmentation in temporal lobe epilepsy: impact of developmental abnormalities. Neuroimage. 2012 Feb 15; 59(4):3178-86. PMID: 22155377.
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      19. Kim H, Mansi T, Bernasconi N, Bernasconi A. Robust surface-based multi-template automated algorithm to segment healthy and pathological hippocampi. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2011; 14(Pt 3):445-53. PMID: 22003730.
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      20. Kim H, Mansi T, Bernasconi A, Bernasconi N. Vertex-wise shape analysis of the hippocampus: disentangling positional differences from volume changes. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2011; 14(Pt 2):352-9. PMID: 21995048.
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      21. Voets NL, Bernhardt BC, Kim H, Yoon U, Bernasconi N. Increased temporolimbic cortical folding complexity in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2011 Jan 11; 76(2):138-44. PMID: 21148116; PMCID: PMC3030232.
      22. Gerardin E, Chételat G, Chupin M, Cuingnet R, Desgranges B, Kim HS, Niethammer M, Dubois B, Lehéricy S, Garnero L, Eustache F, Colliot O. Multidimensional classification of hippocampal shape features discriminates Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment from normal aging. Neuroimage. 2009 Oct 1; 47(4):1476-86. PMID: 19463957; PMCID: PMC3001345.
      23. Bernhardt BC, Worsley KJ, Kim H, Evans AC, Bernasconi A, Bernasconi N. Longitudinal and cross-sectional analysis of atrophy in pharmacoresistant temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2009 May 19; 72(20):1747-54. PMID: 19246420; PMCID: PMC2827310.
      24. Sankar T, Bernasconi N, Kim H, Bernasconi A. Temporal lobe epilepsy: differential pattern of damage in temporopolar cortex and white matter. Hum Brain Mapp. 2008 Aug; 29(8):931-44. PMID: 17636561.
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      25. Kim H, Bernasconi N, Bernhardt B, Colliot O, Bernasconi A. Basal temporal sulcal morphology in healthy controls and patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology. 2008 May 27; 70(22 Pt 2):2159-65. PMID: 18505994.
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      26. Kim H, Besson P, Colliot O, Bernasconi A, Bernasconi N. Surface-based vector analysis using heat equation interpolation: a new approach to quantify local hippocampal volume changes. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2008; 11(Pt 1):1008-15. PMID: 18979844.
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      27. Y. Cho, H. Kim, M.J. Jeon, D. Kang, H. Choi, J.M. Lee, I.Y. Kim, S.I. Kim. . ECG Acquisition and Management System for Knowledge Discovery in Database: Data Modeling, Design, and Implementation. Medical Data Analysis. 2002; 2526:79-85.
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