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Cara Morin, MD, PhD
Cara E. Morin, MD, PhD

Cara E. Morin, MD, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



Pediatric Radiology Fellowship - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Body/Cardiac MRI Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Radiology Residency - University of Maryland Medical Center
Internal Medicine Internship - University of Maryland Medical Center/Mercy Medical Center
MD - University of Maryland School of Medicine
PhD - University of Maryland School of Medicine
BS - University of Maryland at College Park

Research Interests

  • Imaging of infection and inflammation
  • Novel MRI techniques for imaging in children
  • NovelCardiac MRI
  • Liver MRI
  • MR and US elastography

Selected Publications

Morin CE, Morin NP, Franz DN, Krueger DA, Trout AT, Towbin AJ. Thoracoabdominal Imaging of Tuberous Sclerosis. Pediatric Radiology 48(9):1307–23, 2018.

Kim W, Courtier J, Morin CE, Shet N, Strauch E, Kim JS. Postnatal MRI for CDH: A pictorial review of late-presenting and recurrent diaphragmatic defects. Clin Imaging 43:158–164, 2017.

Mehlhorn AJ, Morin CE, Wong-You-Cheong JJ, Contag SA. Mild fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly: prevalence, characteristics, and utility of ancillary testing in cases presenting to a tertiary referral center. Prenat Diagn 37:647–657, 2017.

Rhee, KJ, Cheng H, Harris A, Morin CE, Kaper JB, Hecht G. Determination of Spatial and Temporal Colonization of Enteropathogenic E. Coli and Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli in Mice Using Bioluminescent in Vivo Imaging. Gut Microbes 2(1):34–41, 2011.

Morin CE, Kaper JB. Use of Stabilized Luciferase-Expressing Plasmids to Examine in Vivo-Induced Promoters in the Vibrio Cholerae Vaccine Strain CVD 103-HgR. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology 57(1):69–79, 2009.

Lombardo, MaJ, Michalski J, Martinez-Wilson H, Morin C, Hilton T, Osorio CG, Nataro JP, Tacket CO, Camilli A, Kaper JB. An in Vivo Expression Technology Screen for Vibrio Cholerae Genes Expressed in Human Volunteers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(46):18229–34, 2007.

Manzan A, Pfeiffer G, Hefferin ML, Lang CE, Carney JP, Hopfner KP. MlaA, a Hexameric ATPase Linked to the Mre11 Complex in Archaeal Genomes. EMBO Reports 5(1):54–59, 2004. (published under maiden name)

Last update: October 2018