Jaehoon Shin, MD, PhD Joins UCSF Radiology Faculty

 Jaehoon Shin, MD, PhD, UCSF Radiology facultyThe UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Jaehoon Shin, MD, PhD has joined our faculty as an assistant professor in residence starting on July 1, 2022. Dr. Shin is a 2022 graduate of our Interventional Radiology Fellowship program.

“Dr. Shin brings outstanding expertise to our Interventional Radiology section. We are delighted that Dr. Shin has chosen to begin his career at UCSF. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Shin to our department,” says Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, UCSF Radiology chair.

Dr. Shin earned his MD at Seoul National University, South Korea in 2008, followed by a PhD at Johns Hopkins University in 2016. His clinical training includes an internship year at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore followed by a diagnostic radiology residency concurrently with early specialization in interventional radiology (ESIR) at UCSF, followed by a fellowship here, graduating in 2022.

Dr. Shin received the prestigious Samsung Scholarship for doctoral study and was awarded Best Case in Neuroradiology at the 2019 American Institute for Radiologic Pathology. Dr. Shin is a collaborator on a Medical Research Award from the Robert J. & Helen C. Kleberg Foundation, and principal investigator for a Society for Interventional Radiology Pilot Research Grant. Dr. Shin’s research addresses novel T cell-based imaging (synNotch-PET), which has the potential to detect early cancers and pre-cancerous lesions. Additional research projects include locoregional T cell therapy to enhance treatments for pancreatic cancer and glioblastoma and single-cell RNA sequencing to better understand venous insufficiency and druggable target biological processes.

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