Hee Kwon Song

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Associate Professor of Radiologic Science in Radiology
Deputy Director LSNI, University of Pennsylvania
Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania
Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
1 Silverstein / MRI
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6265
Fax: 215-662-7263
BS (Electrical Engineering)
Northwestern University, 1991.
MS (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, 1994.
PhD (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

MRI Physics, Novel Imaging Techniques, Pulse Sequence Design, Dynamic MRI, Bone Imaging, Quantitative MRI

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Song develops novel dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI strategies for early assessment of new drug therapies.

Selected Publications

W. Lin and H.K. Song: Improved signal spoiling in fast radial gradient echo imaging: applied to accurate T1 mapping and flip angle correction. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 62(5): 1185-1194, Nov 2009.

J.Y. Guo, W.E. Reddick, M.A. Rosen, H.K. Song: Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging parameters independent of baseline T10 values. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 27(9): 1208-1215, Nov 2009.

Lin Wei, Song Hee Kwon: Extrapolation and correlation (EXTRACT): a new method for motion compensation in MRI. IEEE transactions on medical imaging 28(1): 82-93, Jan 2009.

Lin Wei, Guo Junyu, Rosen Mark A, Song Hee Kwon: Respiratory motion-compensated radial dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE)-MRI of chest and abdominal lesions. Magnetic resonance in medicine : official journal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine / Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 60(5): 1135-46, Nov 2008.

Techawiboonwong Aranee, Song Hee Kwon, Leonard Mary B, Wehrli Felix W: Cortical bone water: in vivo quantification with ultrashort echo-time MR imaging. Radiology 248(3): 824-33, Sep 2008.

Song Ruitian, Lin Wei, Chen Qiukan, Asakura Toshio, Wehrli Felix W, Song Hee Kwon: Relationships between MR transverse relaxation parameters R*(2), R(2) and R'(2) and hepatic iron content in thalassemic mice at 1.5 T and 3 T. NMR in biomedicine 21(6): 574-80, Jul 2008.

Wehrli Felix W, Ladinsky Glenn A, Jones Catherine, Benito Maria, Magland Jeremy, Vasilic Branimir, Popescu Andra M, Zemel Babette, Cucchiara Andrew J, Wright Alexander C, Song Hee K, Saha Punam K, Peachey Helen, Snyder Peter J: In vivo magnetic resonance detects rapid remodeling changes in the topology of the trabecular bone network after menopause and the protective effect of estradiol. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 23(5): 730-40, May 2008.

Kim Sungheon, Dougherty Lawrence, Rosen Mark A, Song Hee Kwon, Poptani Harish: Automatic correction of in-plane bulk motion artifacts in self-navigated radial MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging 26(3): 367-78, Apr 2008.

Anumula S, Magland J, Wehrli S L, Ong H, Song H K, Wehrli F W: Multi-modality study of the compositional and mechanical implications of hypomineralization in a rabbit model of osteomalacia. Bone 42(2): 405-13, Feb 2008.

Ladinsky Glenn A, Vasilic Branimir, Popescu Andra M, Wald Michael, Zemel Babette S, Snyder Peter J, Loh Louise, Song Hee Kwon, Saha Punam K, Wright Alexander C, Wehrli Felix W: Trabecular structure quantified with the MRI-based virtual bone biopsy in postmenopausal women contributes to vertebral deformity burden independent of areal vertebral BMD. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 23(1): 64-74, Jan 2008.

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