Associate Professor Kai-Hsiang Chuang

Principal Research Fellow

Queensland Brain Institute
+61 7 344 33811


Research Interests

  • Functional brain mapping
    Develop and apply in vivo imaging, including functional MRI and calcium imaging, in humans and animal models to understand functional organization of the brain, disease process and treatment effects.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University


  • Chuang, Kai-Hsiang, Lee, Hsu-Lei, Li, Zengmin, Chang, Wei-Tang, Nasrallah, Fatima A., Yeow, Ling Yun and Singh, Kavita Kaur D./O.Ranjit (2019) Evaluation of nuisance removal for functional MRI of rodent brain. NeuroImage, 188 694-709. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.12.048

  • Sobczak-Edmans, Monika, Lo, Yu-Chun, Hsu, Yung-Chin, Chen, Yu-Jen, Kwok, Fu Yu, Chuang, Kai-Hsiang, Tseng, Wen-Yih Isaac and Chen, S. H. Annabel (2019) Cerebro-Cerebellar Pathways for Verbal Working Memory. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12 . doi:10.3389/fnhum.2018.00530

  • Toh, Z. H., Gu, Q. L., Seah, T. A. C., Wong, W. H., McNab, J. A., Chuang, K., Hong, X. and Tang, P. H. (2018) Increased white matter connectivity seen in young judo athletes with MRI. Clinical Radiology, 73 10: 911.e17-911.e21. doi:10.1016/j.crad.2018.06.003

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Lu, J., Bhakoo, K., Chuang, K.-H., Radda, G. K., Kuchel, P. W. and Han, W. (2013). Imaging in Metabolic Medicine. In Yu, H. and Rahim, N. A. A. (Ed.), Imaging in Cellular and Tissue Engineering (pp. 191-211) Boca Raton: CRC Press (Taylor and Francis).

  • Chuang, Kai-Hsiang and Nasrallah, Fatima A. (2012). Functional MRI of neural plasticity and drug effect in the brain. In Nicolas Loménie, Daniel Racoceanu and Alexandre Gouaillard (Ed.), Advances in bio-imaging: from physics to signal understanding issues (pp. 17-25) Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25547-2_2

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Lu, Zhongkang, Phua, Kok Soon, Huang, Weimin, Hong, Xin, Nasrallah, Fatima Ali, Chuang, Kai-Hsiang and Guan, Cuntai (2015). Combining EPI and motion correction for fMRI human brain images with big motion. In: Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. 3Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, (5449-5452). 25-29 August 2015. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319624

  • Srour, Hussein, Sung, Suz-Chieh, Sharma, Vijay K., Teoh, Hock Luen, Seet, Raymond C. S., Chen, Christopher L. H., Wong, Peter T. H., Chan, Bernard P. L. and Chuang, Kai-Hsiang (2013). ASL and DSC MRI for the evaluation of intracranial large artery stenosis. In: Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Stroke Organization (APSO). Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Stroke Organization (APSO), Hong Kong, (89-90). 30 August –1 September 2013. doi:10.1159/000353795

  • Hartono, S., Thng, C. H., Ng, Q. S., Yong, C. X., Yang, C. -T., Shi, W., Chuang, K. H. and Koh, T. S. (2011). High Temporal Resolution Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI at 7 Tesla: A Feasibility Study with Mouse Liver Model. In: 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering-in-Medicine-and-Biology-Society (EMBS), Boston, MA, United States, (2788-2791). 30 August-3 September 2011. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090763

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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