A team at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto used focused ultrasound to enable temporary and targeted opening of the blood-brain barrier (BBB), allowing the more effective delivery of chemotherapy into a patient’s malignant brain tumor. Read more...
William “Sandy” Wells, PhD has been selected to receive an Academy of Radiology Research’s 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award.
This prestigious honor recognizes individuals for their accomplishments in the field of medical imaging. "The recipients of this Award have made significant contributions to the field of imaging research and are in the top 10% of Radiology Department faculty nationwide", remarked Reed A. Omary, MD, MS, Co-Chair of the Academy's Distinguished Investigator Council.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has renewed funding for the National Center for Image Guided Therapy (NCIGT) at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The five-year, $12 million grant will allow the center to continue its work focused on the multidisciplinary development of innovative image-guided intervention technologies to enable effective, less invasive clinical treatments that improve both results and value for patients.