Honorary Professor Shih-chang Wang

Honorary Professor
Medical Imaging, Westmead Clinical School

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 98456523
Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Trained in Medicine at the University of Sydney from 1975 to 1980, with an intercalated Bachelor of Medical Science research year in 1978. [More...]

Research interests

Radiology undergraduate education

Radiology postgraduate training

Interventional radiology, esp. interventional oncology

Musculoskeletal imaging and intervention

Musculoskeletal tumours and dysplasias

Breast screening and breast MRI

Current national competitive grants*


Novel technologies for motion-compensated simultaneous Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging
Fulton R, Shah N, Herzog H, Wang S
Australian Research Council Discovery Project ($390,000 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney


Cancer; Breast cancer; Musculoskeletal diseases; Diagnostic imaging; Anatomy

International links

Australia. (University of Sydney Discipline of Imaging) Senior Lecturer in Radiology, 1995- Chair of Radiology, 2008-.
Singapore. (National University of Singapore) Associate Professor of Radiology, 1999-2007 Head of Radiology, 2000-2008 Professor of Radiology, 2007-2008.
Singapore. (Nanyang Technological University) Collaborator with School of Engineering on Medical Imaging device development.


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Cromer, M., Bourne, R., Fransen, M., Fulton, R., Wang, S. (2014), Responsiveness of quantitative cartilage measures over one year in knee osteoarthritis: Comparison of radiography and MRI assessments. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 39, 103-109. [Abstract]


  • Cromer, M., Foster, S., Bourne, R., Fransen, M., Fulton, R., Wang, S. (2013), Use of 3T MRI and an unspoiled 3D fast gradient echo sequence for porcine knee cartilage volumetry: Preliminary findings. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 38(1), 245-250. [Abstract]
  • Yu, J., Liang, Q., Wang, J., Cheng, Y., Wang, S., Poon, T., Go, M., Tao, Q., Chang, Z., Sung, J. (2013), Zinc-finger protein 331, a novel putative tumor suppressor, suppresses growth and invasiveness of gastric cancer. Oncogene. 32(3), 307-317. [Abstract]
  • Goergen, S., Pool, F., Turner, T., Grimm, J., Appleyard, M., Crock, C., Fahey, M., Fay, M., Ferris, N., Liew, S., Perry, R., Revell, A., Russell, G., Wang, S., Wriedt, C. (2013), Evidence-based guideline for the written radiology report: methods, recommendations and implementation challenges. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 57(1), 1-7. [Abstract]
  • Blaber, S., Hill, C., Webster, R., Say, J., Brown, L., Wang, S., Vesey, G., Herbert, B. (2013), Effect of labeling with iron oxide particles or nanodiamonds on the functionality of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells. PloS One. 8(1), e52997. [Abstract]


  • Wang, S. (2012), 8th FY Khoo Memorial Lecture 2012-Why Radiologists Need Philosophy. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 41(7), 315-322. [Abstract]
  • Lau, W., Kennedy, A., Kim, Y., Lai, H., Lee, R., Leung, T., Liu, C., Salem, R., Sangro, B., Shuter, B., Wang, S. (2012), Patient Selection and Activity Planning Guide for Selective Internal Radiotherapy with Yttrium-90 Resin Microspheres. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 82(1), 401-7. [Abstract]


  • Pascual, T., Chhem, R., Wang, S., Vujnovic, S. (2011), Undergraduate radiology education in the era of dynamism in medical curriculum: an educational perspective. European Journal of Radiology. 78(3), 319-325. [Abstract]
  • Bester, L., Hobbins, P., Wang, S., Salem, R. (2011), Imaging characteristics following (90) yttrium microsphere treatment for unresectable liver cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 55(2), 111-118. [Abstract]
  • Duchesne, G., Wang, S., Hicks, R. (2011), Imaging, radiation oncology and randomised trials: time for a change?. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 55(1), 97-100. [Abstract]


  • Ong, C., Venkatesh, S., Lau, G., Wang, S. (2010), Prospective randomized comparative evaluation of proximal valve polyurethane and distal valve silicone peripherally inserted central catheters. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 21(8), 1191-1196. [Abstract]
  • Venkatesh, S., Wang, S. (2010), Central clot score at computed tomography as a predictor of 30-day mortality after acute pulmonary embolism. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. 39(6), 442-447. [Abstract]
  • Wang, S., Bester, L., Burnes, J., Clouston, J., Hugh, T., Little, A., Padbury, R., Price, D. (2010), Clinical care and technical recommendations for yttrium microsphere treatment of liver cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 54(3), 178-187. [Abstract]
  • Wang, L., Neoh, K., Kang, E., Shuter, B., Wang, S. (2010), Biodegradable magnetic-fluorescent magnetite/poly(dl-lactic acid-co-alpha,beta-malic acid) composite nanoparticles for stem cell labeling. Biomaterials. 31(13), 3502-3511. [Abstract]
  • Lee, E., Shuter, B., Chan, J., Chong, M., Ding, J., Teoh, S., Beuf, O., Briguet, A., Tam, K., Choolani, M., Wang, S. (2010), The use of microgel iron oxide nanoparticles in studies of magnetic resonance relaxation and endothelial progenitor cell labelling. Biomaterials. 31(12), 3296-3306. [Abstract]
  • Teo, J., Chen, Y., Soh, C., Gunawan, E., Low, K., Putti, T., Wang, S. (2010), Breast Lesion Classification Using Ultrawideband Early Time Breast Lesion Response. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 58(8), 2604-2613.
  • Shi, Z., Neoh, K., Kang, E., Shuter, B., Wang, S. (2010), Bifunctional Eu(3+)-doped Gd(2)O(3) nanoparticles as a luminescent and T(1) contrast agent for stem cell labeling. Contrast media & molecular imaging. 5(2), 105-11. [Abstract]
  • Wang, S., Burns, J., Walters, L., Slavotinek, J. (2010), Redesigning A National Training Program in Radiology:The Australian–New Zealand Experience. In: The Practice of Radiology Education. (pp.123-142).Germany: Springer-Verlag.
  • Teo, J., Chen, Y., Soh, C., Gunawan, E., Low, K., Putti, T., Wang, S. (2010), An overview of radar based ultra wideband breast cancer detection algorithms. International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems. 1:4, 273-281.


  • Wang, S. (2009), Radiology education in Southeast Asia: Current status and pedagogical challenges. In: Radiology Education: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. (pp.213-232).Germany: Springer.
  • Ho, F., Cunanan, E., Wang, S., Mukherjee, J. (2009), Contrast extravasation after bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling masquerading as venous subarachnoid haemorrhage. Singapore medical journal. 50(11), e380-3. [Abstract]
  • Lee, E., Chan, J., Shuter, B., Tan, L., Chong, M., Ramachandra, D., Dawe, G., Ding, J., Teoh, S., Beuf, O., Briguet, A., Chiu Tam, K., Choolani, M., Wang, S. (2009), Microgel iron oxide nanoparticles for tracking human fetal mesenchymal stem cells through magnetic resonance imaging. Stem Cells. 27(8), 1921-1931. [Abstract]
  • Graham, S., Phua, E., Soon, C., Oh, T., Au, C., Shuter, B., Wang, S., Yeh, I. (2009), Role of medial cortical, hippocampal and striatal interactions during cognitive set-shifting. NeuroImage. 45(4), 1359-1367. [Abstract]
  • Shi, Z., Neoh, K., Kang, E., Shuter, B., Wang, S., Poh, C., Wang, W. (2009), (Carboxymethyl)chitosan-modified superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging of stem cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 1(2), 328-335. [Abstract]