University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Doctorate of Medicine; University of California Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science in Biology
A native of the Los Angeles area, Dr. Mark Shiroishi completed college, medical school and radiology residency at UCLA. Following this, he completed a 2-year neuroradiology fellowship at USC, including a dedicated year-long pediatric neuroradiology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neuroradiology of the Keck School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology as well as Chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology at LAC/USC Medical Center. His main research interests are in the application of advanced imaging techniques such as diffusion and perfusion MRI as well as imaging genomics in the fields of neuro-oncology, cerebrovascular disease, pediatrics and neurodegenerative disorders. His research project for his KL2 award centers on the development of novel imaging biomarkers to differentiate pseudoprogression from true early progression in newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients treated with temozolomide chemoradiation.