Youngho Seo, PhD

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Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF

youngho.seo@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 353-9464
Box 0946, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143-0946

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Education

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, B.S., 1995, Physics
University of Alabama in Huntsville, M.S., 1997, Physics/Space Plasma
University of California, Irvine, 1998-1999, Physics/Medical Physics
University of California, Los Angeles, M.S., 2001, Physics
University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., 2002, Physics/Astroparticle Physics
University of California, Los Angeles, Post-doc, 2002-2003, Physics/Neutrino Physics
University of California, San Francisco, Post-doc, 2003-2006, Medical Imaging Physics


Professional Experience

  • 1993-95
    Undergraduate Research Assistant, Space Science Laboratory, Department of Physics, KAIST
  • 1995-98
    Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, Department of Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • 1998-99
    Reader, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine
  • 1999-00
    Teaching Fellow, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • 1999-02
    Graduate Student Researcher, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA
  • 2000-01
    TA Consultant, Office of Instructional Development and Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA
  • 2002
    Part-time faculty, Natural Sciences Division, El Camino College, Torrance, California
  • 2002
    Part-time faculty, Department of Physics and Astronomy, California State University, Northridge
  • 2002-03
    Postgraduate Research Physicist, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA
  • 2003
    Lecturer, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA
  • 2003-06
    Associate Specialist, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • 2006-12
    Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
  • 2006-present
    Faculty Member (Affiliate), Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, UCSF and Berkeley
  • 2009-12
    Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 2010-present
    Program Member, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF
  • 2011-present
    Program Member (Associate), The UCSF Liver Center
  • 2011-present
    Faculty Member (Core), Master’s of Science in Biomedical Imaging Graduate Program, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
  • 2012-present
    Associate Professor (In Residence), Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, UCSF
  • 2012-present
    Director of Nuclear Imaging Physics, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1992-1995
    Government Scholarship, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea
  • 2002
    Nomination for American Physical Society’s Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
  • 2006-11
    Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award, National Cancer Institute
  • 2010
    Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation of the Year Award, Prostate Cancer Diagnosis North America (given to Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc.)
  • 2011KAMPiNA Physicist of the Year Award, Korean Association of Medical Physicists in North America

Selected Publications

  1. Lee TC, Ellin JR, Huang Q, Shrestha U, Gullberg GT, Seo Y. Multipinhole collimator with 20 apertures for a brain SPECT application. Med Phys. 2014 Nov; 41(11):112501.
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  2. Jang AT, Lin JD, Seo Y, Etchin S, Merkle A, Fahey K, Ho SP. In situ Compressive Loading and Correlative Noninvasive Imaging of the Bone-periodontal Ligament-tooth Fibrous Joint. J Vis Exp. 2014; (85).
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  3. Alhassen F, Nguyen N, Bains S, Gould RG, Seo Y, Bacharach SL, Song X, Shao L, Gullberg GT, Aparici CM. Myocardial blood flow measurement with a conventional dual-head SPECT/CT with spatiotemporal iterative reconstructions - a clinical feasibility study. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013; 4(1):53-9.
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  4. Bowen JD, Huang Q, Ellin JR, Lee TC, Shrestha U, Gullberg GT, Seo Y. Design and performance evaluation of a 20-aperture multipinhole collimator for myocardial perfusion imaging applications. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Oct 21; 58(20):7209-26.
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  5. Seo Y, Jiang H, Franc BL. Preclinical SPECT and SPECT/CT. Recent Results Cancer Res. 2013; 187:193-220.
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  6. Thuering T, Barber WC, Seo Y, Alhassen F, Stampanoni M. Appl Phys Lett. Energy resolved x-ray grating interferometry. 2013; 102:191113.
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  7. Seo Y, Gustafson WC, Dannoon SF, Nekritz EA, Lee CL, Murphy ST, VanBrocklin HF, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Haas-Kogan DA, Weiss WA, Matthay KK. Tumor dosimetry using [124I]m-iodobenzylguanidine microPET/CT for [131I]m-iodobenzylguanidine treatment of neuroblastoma in a murine xenograft model. Mol Imaging Biol. 2012 Dec; 14(6):735-42.
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  8. Durack JC, Hope TA, Seo Y, Saeed M, He J, Wilson MW, Kerlan RK, Ring EJ. Intravenous vasopressin for the prevention of nontarget gastrointestinal embolization during liver-directed cancer treatment: experimental study in a porcine model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Nov; 23(11):1505-12.
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  9. Mari Aparici C, Seo Y. Functional imaging for prostate cancer: therapeutic implications. Semin Nucl Med. 2012 Sep; 42(5):328-42.
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  10. Carbone L, Carbone ET, Yi EM, Bauer DB, Lindstrom KA, Parker JM, Austin JA, Seo Y, Gandhi AD, Wilkerson JD. Assessing cervical dislocation as a humane euthanasia method in mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2012 May; 51(3):352-6.
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  11. Yuneva MO, Fan TW, Allen TD, Higashi RM, Ferraris DV, Tsukamoto T, Matés JM, Alonso FJ, Wang C, Seo Y, Chen X, Bishop JM. The metabolic profile of tumors depends on both the responsible genetic lesion and tissue type. Cell Metab. 2012 Feb 8; 15(2):157-70.
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  12. Yang J, Yamamoto T, Cho B, Seo Y, Keall PJ. The impact of audio-visual biofeedback on 4D PET images: results of a phantom study. Med Phys. 2012 Feb; 39(2):1046-57.
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  13. Aparici CM, Carlson D, Nguyen N, Hawkins RA, Seo Y. Combined SPECT and Multidetector CT for Prostate Cancer Evaluations. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012; 2(1):48-54.
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  14. Harnish R, Streeper T, Saeed I, Schreck C, Dannoon S, Blecha J, VanBrocklin H, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Hawkins R, Seo Y, Sayre G, Slater J, Lang T. J Mol Imag Dynamic. Quantification of changes in skeletal muscle amino acid kinetics in adult humans in response to exercise via positron-emission tomography with L-[methyl-11C] methionine. 2012; 2:1000103.
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  15. Sayre GA, Bacharach SL, Dae MW, Seo Y. Combining dynamic and ECG-gated 8²Rb-PET for practical implementation in the clinic. Nucl Med Commun. 2012 Jan; 33(1):4-13.
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  16. Sayre GA, Franc BL, Seo Y. Patient-Specific Method of Generating Parametric Maps of Patlak K(i) without Blood Sampling or Metabolite Correction: A Feasibility Study. Int J Mol Imaging. 2011; 2011:185083.
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  17. Seo Y, Aparici CM, Chen CP, Hsu C, Kased N, Schreck C, Costouros N, Hawkins R, Shinohara K, Roach Iii M. Mapping of lymphatic drainage from the prostate using filtered 99mTc-sulfur nanocolloid and SPECT/CT. J Nucl Med. 2011 Jul; 52(7):1068-72.
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  18. Alhassen F, Kudrolli H, Singh B, Kim S, Seo Y, Gould RG, Nagarkar VV. Depth-of-Interaction Compensation Using a Focused-Cut Scintillator for a Pinhole Gamma Camera. IEEE Trans Nucl Sci. 2011 Jun 1; 58(3):634-638.
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  19. Iyer AK, Lan X, Zhu X, Su Y, Feng J, Zhang X, Gao D, Seo Y, Vanbrocklin HF, Broaddus VC, Liu B, He J. Novel human single chain antibody fragments that are rapidly internalizing effectively target epithelioid and sarcomatoid mesotheliomas. Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 1; 71(7):2428-32.
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  20. More SS, Itsara M, Yang X, Geier EG, Tadano MK, Seo Y, Vanbrocklin HF, Weiss WA, Mueller S, Haas-Kogan DA, Dubois SG, Matthay KK, Giacomini KM. Vorinostat increases expression of functional norepinephrine transporter in neuroblastoma in vitro and in vivo model systems. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 15; 17(8):2339-49.
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