Khin Khin Tha

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Name
Khin Khin Tha
Nickname
Tha KK
URL
http://rad.med.hokudai.ac.jp/research2/fa/
Affiliation
Hokkaido University
Section
Graduate School of Medicine
Job title
Senior assistant professor (non-tenured)
Degree
MD (MBBS)(University of Medicine (2), Yangon, Myanmar), PhD(Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan)
Other affiliation
Global Station for Quantum Medical Science and Engineering, Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Senior Assistant Professor/ Lecturer (non-tenure), 北海道大学大学院医学研究科病態情報学講座放射線医学分野, Laboratory of Radiation Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2014
Noninvasive evaluation of electrical conductivity of the brain tumors by MRI, Outstanding poster award, third prize (Scientific presentation), Japan Society of Neuroradiology
 
Oct 2012
Laterality of the corticospinal tract and influence of handedness: a diffusion tensor imaging observation, Presidential award, The Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
 
May 2011
Quiz winner, The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
 
Sep 2010
Diffusion Tensor Imaging Characteristics of Normal Human Cervical Spinal Cord at 3T, Presidential award, The Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
 
Feb 2010
Microstructural white matter abnormalities of multiple system atrophy: in vivo topographic illustration by using diffusion-tensor MR imaging., Kato prize, The Japanese Society of Neuroradiology
 
Sep 2008
Takakuwa Eimatsu Scholarship, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Jun 2006
Early detection of global cerebral anoxia: Improved accuracy by high b-value diffusion-weighted imaging with long echo time, Wakabayashi Memorial Award, Department of Radiation Medicine (Alumni), Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
 
Mar 2006
High b-value diffusion-weighted imaging of the brain: advantages and pitfalls, Travel Fellowship Award, Symposium Neuroradiologicum
 
Feb 2006
Best poster award, The Japanese Society of Neuroradiology
 
Dec 2005
Imaging spectrum of hyperintense cerebrospinal fluid on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images of the brain, Cum Laude, The Radiological Society of North America
 

Published Papers

 
Hamaguchi H, Tha KK, Sugimori H, Nakanishi M, Nakagawa S, Fujiwara T, Yoshida H, Takamori S, Shirato H
The neuroradiology journal      Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Mimura R, Kato F, Tha KK, Kudo K, Konno Y, Oyama-Manabe N, Kato T, Watari H, Sakuragi N, Shirato H
Japanese journal of radiology   34(3) 229-237   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Cui Y, Tha KK, Terasaka S, Yamaguchi S, Wang J, Kudo K, Xing L, Shirato H, Li R
Radiology   278(2) 546-553   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Kazumata K, Tha KK, Narita H, Shichinohe H, Ito M, Uchino H, Abumiya T
World neurosurgery      Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Kazumata K, Tha KK, Narita H, Kusumi I, Shichinohe H, Ito M, Nakayama N, Houkin K
Stroke   46(2) 354-360   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Kudo K, Tsukahara A, Yoshida D, Sakashita T, Homma A, Tha KK, Shirato H
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI   41(4) 983-991   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Kameda H, Tsukahara A, Yoshida D, Sakashita T, Homma A, Tha KK, Kudo K, Shirato H
European journal of radiology   84(11) 2187-2193   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Wang J, Kato F, Oyama-Manabe N, Li R, Cui Y, Tha KK, Yamashita H, Kudo K, Shirato H
PloS one   10(11) e0143308   2015   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Yoshida D, Sakashita T, Homma A, Tsukahara A, Tha KK, Kudo K, Shirato H
Magnetic resonance imaging   32(10) 1206-1213   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Yoshida A, Tha KK, Fujima N, Zaitsu Y, Yoshida D, Tsukahara A, Onodera S, Shirato H, Terae S
Journal of computer assisted tomography   37(1) 84-90   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Onodera S, Aoyama H, Tha KK, Hashimoto N, Toyomaki A, Terae S, Shirato H
Journal of neuro-oncology   120(2) 311-319   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Arterial spin labeling to determine tumor viability in head and neck cancer before and after treatment.
Fujima N, Kudo K, Yoshida D, Homma A, Sakashita T, Tsukahara A, Khin Khin Tha, Yuri Zaitsu, Satoshi Terae, Hiroki Shirato
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI   40(4) 920-928   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Isolated posterior fossa involvement in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
Shimizu Y, Tha KK, Iguchi A, Cho Y, Yoshida A, Fujima N, Tsukahara A, Shirato H, Terae S.
The Neuroradiology Journal   26(5) 514-519   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Abo D, Hasegawa Y, Sakuhara Y, Terae S, Shimizu T, Tha KK, Tanaka E, Hirano S, Kondo S, Shirato H
Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences   19(4) 431-437   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Yoshida D, Sakashita T, Homma A, Tsukahara A, Tha KK, Kudo K, Shirato H
Magn Reson Imaging      Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Onodera S, Aoyama H, Tha KK, Hashimoto N, Toyomaki A, Terae S, Shirato H
Journal of Neuro-Oncology      Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Sakuhara Y, Abo D, Hasegawa Y, Shimizu T, Kamiyama T, Hirano S, Fukumori D, Kawamura T, Ito YM, Tha KK, Shirato H, Terae S
AJR. American journal of roentgenology   198(4) 914-922   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Association of Renal Volume with the Degree of Aortic Contrast Enhancement in Abdominal CT
Muto NS, Kamishima T, Sasaki T, Terae S, Tha KK, Shirato H, Bae KT
Advances in Computed Tomography   2 55-62   2013   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Nakagawa S, Inoue T, Kitagawa N, Kako Y, Nakato Y, Akter Popy K, Fujima N, Zaitsu Y, Yoshida D, Ito YM, Miyamoto T, Koyama T, Shirato H
Psychiatry research      Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Tsukahara A, Soma H, Morita R, Yabe I, Ito YM, Sasaki H, Shirato H
BMC neurology   12 39   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Zaitsu Y, Kudo K, Terae S, Yazu R, Ishizaka K, Fujima N, Tha KK, Haacke EM, Sasaki M, Shirato H
Radiology   261(3) 930-936   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Oyama-Manabe N, Ishimori N, Sugimori H, Van Cauteren M, Kudo K, Manabe O, Okuaki T, Kamishima T, Ito YM, Tsutsui H, Tha KK, Terae S, Shirato H
European radiology   21 2362-2368   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Tha KK, Terae S, Iijima Y, Katabami K, Minami Y, Uegaki S, Gando S, Shirato H
Journal of computer assisted tomography   35(4) 498-500   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Kudo K, Terae S, Ishizaka K, Yazu R, Zaitsu Y, Tha KK, Yoshida D, Tsukahara A, Haacke ME, Sasaki M, Shirato H
NeuroImage   54 344-349   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
8. Yabe I, Tha KK, Yokota T, Sato K, Soma H, Takei A, Terae S, Okita K, Sasaki H
Movement Disorders   26(1) 165-168   2011   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Yabe I, Miyamoto T, Soma H, Zaitsu Y, Fujima N, Kudo K, Sasaki H, Shirato H
Radiology   255(2) 563-569   May 2010   [Refereed]
Fujima N, Kudo K, Terae S, Hida K, Ishizaka K, Zaitsu Y, Asano T, Yoshida D, Tha KK, Haacke EM, Sasaki M, Shirato H
Radiology   254(3) 891-899   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Zaitsu Y, Terae S, Kudo K, Tha KK, Hayakawa M, Fujima N, Yoshida D, Tsukahara A, Shirato H
Journal of computer assisted tomography   34(1) 107-112   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Ishizaka K, Kudo K, Fujima N, Zaitsu Y, Yazu R, Tha KK, Terae S, Haacke EM, Sasaki M, Shirato H
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI   31 32-38   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
The British journal of radiology   82 610-614   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
The British journal of radiology   82 426-434   May 2009   [Refereed]
Terae S, Yoshida D, Kudo K, Tha KK, Fujino M, Miyasaka K
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI   25 479-487   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Yoshida Y, Terae S, Kudo K, Tha KK, Imamura M, Miyasaka K
Journal of computer assisted tomography   30 980-982   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Yamamoto T, Hamada S, Ogata A, Sasaki H, Miyasaka K
Journal of computer assisted tomography   30 126-130   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Kaito E, Terae S, Kobayashi R, Kudo K, Tha KK, Miyasaka K
Pediatric radiology   35 722-727   Jul 2005   [Refereed]
Early detection of global cerebral anoxia: improved accuracy by high-b-value diffusion-weighted imaging with long echo time.
Tha KK, Terae S, Yamamoto T, Kudo K, Takahashi C, Oka M, Uegaki S, Miyasaka K
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology   26 1487-1497   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Physiologic change in flow velocity and direction of dural venous sinuses with respiration: MR venography and flow analysis.
Kudo K, Terae S, Ishii A, Omatsu T, Asano T, Tha KK, Miyasaka K
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology   25 551-557   Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Oka M, Terae S, Kobayashi R, Sawamura Y, Kudoh K, Tha KK, Yoshida M, Kaneda M, Suzuki Y, Miyasaka K
Neuroradiology   45 493-497   Jul 2003   [Refereed]
Tha KK, Terae S, Sugiura M, Nishioka T, Oka M, Kudoh K, Kaneko K, Miyasaka K
Acta neurologica Scandinavica   106 379-386   Dec 2002   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Diffusion tensor imaging in major depression
Nakagawa S, Tha KK, Koyama T
324-325   2012
Diffusion tensor imaging characteristics of normal human cervical spinal cord at 3T
Tha KK, Terae S, Ishizaka K, Okuaki T, Hirotani M, Fujima N, Tsukahara A, Shirato H
31(1) 70   2011   [Invited]
Status of Radiology in Myanmar
Khin Khin Tha
179 8-9   2010   [Invited]
What can we see in a single picture?
Tha KK, Miyasaka K
Brain Medical Journal   15(1) 89-91   2003   [Invited]
What can we see in a single picture?
Tha KK, Miyasaka K
British Medical Journal   15(2) 73-75   2003   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Role of major diffusion metrics in distinguishing lymphomas and gliobastomas
Tha KK, Yamaguchi S, Terasaka S, Fujima N, Kudo K, Shirato H
The 75th Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society   16 Apr 2016   
Electrical conductivity characteristics of noninvasive electrical conductivity measurement in evaluation of glioma
Tha KK, Katscher U, Stehning C, Yamaguchi S, Terasaka S, Shirato H
RSNA 101st Annual Meeting   Dec 2015   
The Electrical Conductivity Characteristics of Glioma and Potential Usefulness of Noninvasive Electrical Conductivity Measurement in Evaluation of Glioma.
Tha KK, Katscher U, Stehning C, Yamaguchi S, Terasaka S, Yamamoto T, Kudo K, Shirato H
JSMRM 43rd Annual Meeting   Oct 2015   
Electrical Conductivity Characteristics of Meningioma: Noninvasive Assessment by using Electric Properties Tomography
Tha KK, Katscher U, Stehning C, Yamaguchi S, Terasaka S, Sugimori H, Yamamoto T, Fujima N, Kudo K, Suzuki Y, van Cauteren M, Shirato H
International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine   3 Jun 2015   
Cerebellar White Matter [Invited]
Khin Khin Tha
NeuroImaging Refresher Club   23 Nov 2014   
The MR imaging features of multiple system atrophy [Invited]
Khin Khin Tha
13 Sep 2014   
Diffusion kurtosis imaging
Khin Khin Tha
Advanced Imaging Seminar   10 Jun 2014   
Noninvasive Evaluation of Electrical Conductivity of the Normal Brain and Brain Tumors
Khin Khin Tha, Christian Stehning, Yuriko Suzuki, Ulrich Katscher, Jochen Keupp, Ken Kazumata, Shunsuke Terasaka, Marc Van Cauteren, Kohsuke Kudo, Hiroki Shirato
Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014   13 May 2014   
Khin Khin Tha
The 73rd Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society   13 Apr 2014   
Khin Khin Tha
Japan Society of Neuroradiology 43rd Annual Meeting   21 Mar 2014   
Noninvasive evaluation of electrical conductivity of the normal and diseased brain tissues: the results of a preliminary study
Tha KK, Stehning C, Suzuki Y, Ulrich K, Terasaka S, Kazumata K, Kudo K, Shirato H
The 1st GI-CoRE Medical Science and Engineering Symposium   24 Feb 2014   
Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging of Brain Tumors [Invited]
Khin Khin Tha
30 Nov 2013   
Khin Khin Tha
JSMRM 41st Annual Meeting   20 Sep 2013   
Recent topics in brain tumor imaging [Invited]
Khin Khin Tha
Advanced Imaging Multimodality Symposium   10 Jul 2013   
Khin Khin Tha
The 62nd Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society   11 Apr 2003   
Diffusion tensor imaging characteristics of the normal human corticospinal tract
Khin Khin Tha
Japan Society of Neuroradiology 42nd Annual Meeting   15 Feb 2013   
The ascending sensory pathways may not be spared in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Tha KK, Yabe I, Terae S, Hirotani M, Hamaguchi H, Ishizaka K, Suzuki Y, Okuaki T, Minowa K, Sasaki H, Shirato H
The 11th International Symposium for Future Drug Discovery and Medical Care   2013   
Laterality of the corticospinal tract and influence of handedness: a diffusion tensor imaging observation
Tha KK, Terae S, Hamaguchi H, Ishizaka K, Hirotani M, Minowa K, Suzuki Y, Shirato H
ISMRM 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibition   2013   
Laterality of the corticospinal tract and influence of handedness: a diffusion tensor imaging observation
Khin Khin Tha
JSMRM 40th Annual Meeting   6 Sep 2012   
Impaired white matter integrity in major depression revealed by histogram analysis of DTI
Khin Khin Tha
The 33rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry   11 May 2011   
Diffusion Tensor Imaging Characteristics of Normal Human Cervical Spinal Cord at 3T
Khin Khin Tha
The 38th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine   30 Sep 2010   
Hyperintense putaminal rim in normal subjects at 1.5T
Khin Khin Tha
The 122nd Annual meeting of North Japan Radiological Society.   25 Jun 2010   
High b-value diffusion-weighted imaging in diseases of central nervous system [Invited]
Khin Khin Tha
Hokkaido Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine   2010   
Khin Khin Tha
The 37th annual meeting of Japanese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine   1 Oct 2009   
In vivo topographical illustration of white matter abnormalities in multiple system atrophy
Tha KK, Terae S, Yabe I, Miyamoto T, Soma H, Zaitsu Y, Fujima N, Sasaki H, Shirato H
The 6th symposium for future drug discovery and medical care and symposium of the research center for coorperative projects   Jul 2009   
Abnormalities of supratentorial white matter in multiple system atrophy: Diffusion tensor imaging observation
Tha KK, Terae S, Yabe I, Miyamoto T, Soma H, Zaitsu Y, Fujima N, Sasaki H, Shirato H
ISMRM 17th scientific meeting and exhibition   Apr 2009   
Khin Khin Tha
The 38th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology   4 Feb 2009   
Voxel-based diffusion tensor imaging analysis with z-score images for evaluation of fractional anisotropy alterations in major depressive illness
Tha KK, Terae S, Inoue T, Nakagawa S, Miyamoto T, Kitaichi Y, Masui T, Boku S, Fujima N, Zaitsu Y, Koyama S, Shirato H
Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM – ESMRMB   May 2007   
Peripheral primitive neuroepidermal tumour
Khin Khin Tha
The Annual meeting of North Japan Radiological Society   5 Nov 2006   
High b-value diffusion-weighted imaging of the brain: principle, advantages, clinical application and pitfalls
Tha KK, Terae S, Yamamoto T, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
RSNA 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting   Nov 2006   
Age-related alterations of cerebral white matter: analysis of normalized diffusion tensor images of subjects grouped in narrow age ranges
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Yamamoto T, Soma H, Yoshida Y, Yabe I, Sasaki H, Miyasaka K
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 14th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition   May 2006   
High b-value diffusion-weighted imaging of the brain: advantages and pitfalls
6. Tha KK, Terae S, Yamamoto T, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
XVIII Symposium Neuroradiologicum   Mar 2006   
Age-related alterations of cerebral white matter: analysis of normalized diffusion tensor images of subjects grouped in narrow age ranges
Khin Khin Tha
The 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology   23 Feb 2006   
Imaging spectrum of hyperintense cerebrospinal fluid on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images of the brain
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
Nov 2005   
Early detection of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis by high b-value diffusion-weighted imaging: a case report
Khin Khin Tha
The 112nd Annual meeting of North Japan Radiological Society   5 Jun 2005   
High b-value diffusion-weighted imaging of encephalitis
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Miyasaka K
The14th Japan Korean Radiological Congress   Jun 2005   
Role of high b-value (b=3000 s/mm2) diffusion-weighted MR imaging in detection of acute global cerebral anoxia: comparison with diffusion-weighted imaging (b=1000 s/mm2), T2-weighted imaging and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery imaging
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Yamamoto T, Takahashi C, Oka M, Uegaki S, Miyasaka K
RSNA 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting   Nov 2004   
Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings in adult patients with global cerebral anoxia
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Yamamoto T, Takahashi C, Oka M, Uegaki S, Miyasaka K
RSNA 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting   Nov 2004   
Alexander disease
Khin Khin Tha
The 107th Annual meeting of North Japan Radiological Society   3 Jun 2004   
Hyperintense CSF on FLAIR images in patients with renal dysfunction: delayed gadolinium enhancement of CSF
Khin Khin Tha
The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology   26 Feb 2003   
Delayed enhancement of cerebrospinal and intraocular fluid in patients with renal dysfunction
Khin Khin Tha
The 107th Annual meeting of North Japan Radiological Society   1 Nov 2002   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Works

 
FA database
Tha KK, Terae S, Kudo K, Miyasaka K   Database   Apr 2005 - Apr 2007

Research Grants & Projects

 
Grant-in-aid for scientific research: 
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Khin Khin Tha, Toru Yamamoto, Kohsuke Kudo, Daisuke Terasaka
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Toru Yamamoto, Khin Khin Tha
脳と脊髄の拡散テンソルを用いた神経難病の早期診断、治療効果判定の指標の開発
Japanese Society for Promotion of Science: Grant-in-aid
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Khin Khin Tha
賦活領域の微細構造解析
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Yamamoto T, Kida I, Tha KK
Development of Diffusion tensor imaging database for normal human brain
The Japanese Society for Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Apr 2007    Investigator(s): Khin Khin Tha