Dr James Choi

Dr James Choi

James J. Choi is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London and leads the Non-invasive Surgery & Biopsy Laboratory. He received the B.S.E. degree in computer engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, while studying pre-medicine. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, where he developed ultrasound technologies that noninvasively and locally alter blood-brain barrier permeability. He then conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, where he developed passive acoustic mapping methods and ultrasound drug delivery and release technologies. He was awarded the Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Acoustics in 2011- 2012. In 2013, he founded the Non-invasive Surgery & Biopsy Laboratory at Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, whose mission is to create the next generation of non-invasive microsurgical devices for the treatment and diagnosis of diseases.