Jiwon Oh


Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science

Research Programs


Research Interests

Multiple sclerosis (MS), MRI, spinal cord, clinical trials

Research Activities

I am leading development of the MRI in the MS research program at St. Michael’s Hospital. I am conducting a number of clinical research projects evaluating the use of advanced MRI techniques in the spinal cord in patients with various sub-types of MS.

Recent Publications

  1. Casserly, C, Seyman, EE, Alcaide-Leon, P, Guenette, M, Lyons, C, Sankar, S et al.. Spinal Cord Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Neuroimaging. 2018; :. doi: 10.1111/jon.12553. PubMed PMID:30102003 .
  2. Saposnik, G, Tobler, PN, Caceres, F, Terzaghi, MA, Ruff, C, Maurino, J et al.. Usability of an Educational Intervention to Overcome Therapeutic Inertia in Multiple Sclerosis Care. Front Neurol. 2018;9 :522. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00522. PubMed PMID:30042720 PubMed Central PMC6048250.
  3. Bosma, RL, Kim, JA, Cheng, JC, Rogachov, A, Hemington, KS, Osborne, NR et al.. Dynamic pain connectome functional connectivity and oscillations reflect multiple sclerosis pain. Pain. 2018; :. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001332. PubMed PMID:29994989 .
  4. Oh, J, Gagné-Brosseau, MS, Guenette, M, Larochelle, C, Lemieux, F, Menon, S et al.. Toward a Shared-Care Model of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Role of the Primary Care Practitioner. Can J Neurol Sci. 2018;45 (3):304-312. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2018.7. PubMed PMID:29756588 .
  5. Alcaide-Leon, P, Cybulsky, K, Sankar, S, Casserly, C, Leung, G, Hohol, M et al.. Quantitative spinal cord MRI in radiologically isolated syndrome. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2018;5 (2):e436. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000000436. PubMed PMID:29359174 PubMed Central PMC5773843.
  6. Muccilli, A, Seyman, E, Oh, J. Spinal Cord MRI in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurol Clin. 2018;36 (1):35-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2017.08.009. PubMed PMID:29157403 .
  7. Oh, J, Bakshi, R, Calabresi, PA, Crainiceanu, C, Henry, RG, Nair, G et al.. The NAIMS cooperative pilot project: Design, implementation and future directions. Mult. Scler. 2017; :1352458517739990. doi: 10.1177/1352458517739990. PubMed PMID:29106329 PubMed Central PMC5878974.
  8. Suthiphosuwan, S, Oh, J, Bharatha, A. Response to 'Foix-Alajouanine is another differential diagnosis in longitudinal myelitis thought to be a case of multiple sclerosis or neuromyelitis optica'. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2017;3 :17059. doi: 10.1038/scsandc.2017.59. PubMed PMID:28868157 PubMed Central PMC5577709.
  9. Papinutto, N, Bakshi, R, Bischof, A, Calabresi, PA, Caverzasi, E, Constable, RT et al.. Gradient nonlinearity effects on upper cervical spinal cord area measurement from 3D T1 -weighted brain MRI acquisitions. Magn Reson Med. 2018;79 (3):1595-1601. doi: 10.1002/mrm.26776. PubMed PMID:28617996 .
  10. Suthiphosuwan, S, Oh, J, Bharatha, A. Clinical pitfall: false-positive aquaporin-4 IgG leading to misdiagnosis of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in patient with spinal arteriovenous fistula. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2017;3 :17030. doi: 10.1038/scsandc.2017.30. PubMed PMID:28584663 PubMed Central PMC5444319.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Neurologist, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University