Frank Preiswerk, PhD honored with the Young Investigator Cum Laude Award of the ISMRM for his pioneering work on "Hybrid MRI-Ultrasound Acquisitions, and Scannerless Real-Time Imaging”. Dr. Preiswerk is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Center for Image Guided Therapy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in the Advanced Lab for MRI and Acoustics. Each year, the Young Investigator Awards recognize outstanding research by trainees and junior members of the ISMRM. The award ceremony took place at this year’s ISMRM annual meeting in Honolulu, HI, in April 2017.
Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD, an Assistant Professor working in the Surgical Planning Lab in the Radiology department at Brigham and Women’s hospital, has been named one of the 2017 Medtech Boston 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators for his work in surgical robotics and image-guided procedures in the BWH AMIGO Suite. Read more...
Experts, Clare M. Tempany-Afdhal, MD, Sung Yoon Park, MD, PhD, and Jelle Barentsz, MD, PhD, weigh in on PI-RADS v2 — a simplified scoring system focusing on the detection and exclusion of clinically significant prostate cancer. More...
The 9th Image Guided Therapy Workshop was successfully held with 98 registered attendees on March 14-15, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA. The overall goal of this workshop series is to foster a discourse in translational research in image-guided therapy in the NIH-funded community, and to communicate the availability of NCIGT as a national resource for tools and technologies in the field. Similar to previous workshops in this… Read more about The 9th Image Guided Therapy Workshop
We are delighted to announce the creation of the Ferenc Jolesz MD professorship at Harvard Medical School. This honors Ferenc A. Jolesz (1946-2014), the B. Leonard Holman professor of Radiology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, a visionary scientist who established the NCIGT in 2005. A pioneer in the field of image guided therapy- often called the “father of IGT’, Ferenc was born in Budapest graduated medical school at Semmelweiss in 1971 and fellowships in neurology and physiology at MGH and Harvard. He led the division of MRI in the department of Radiology from 1990-2014. He was… Read more about Creation of the Ferenc Jolesz MD Professorship at Harvard Medical School
Patients, radiologists, and specialists share how advances in imaging technologies are offering more precise diagnoses and treatments—and guiding medical and surgical procedures in real time. Brigham Health - Winter 2016/17. Read more...
Shinn-Huey S. Chou, MD, mentored by NCIGT Investigator Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD and collaborator Eva Gombos, MD has been awarded an RSNA 2016 Travel Award for young investigators. She will be presenting "Quantitative Heterogeneity Analysis of DCIS Grades and Types on Breast MRI" at the meeting.
Nathalie Agar, PhD, director of the Surgical Molecular Imaging Laboratory in the Department of Neurosurgery, is part of a collaboration that was recently awarded a five-year, $9.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to support a Physical Sciences-Oncology Center (PS-OC).
The Interventional MRI Symposium is a cutting-edge platform for researchers, clinicians, and other health-care specialists to present their latest results and interact with international leaders and innovators in the field. … Read more about 11th Interventional MRI Symposium
The BWH Department of Radiology is pleased to announce that Bruno Madore, Ph has been selected to receive an Academy of Radiology Research’s 2016 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.