The National Center for Image Guided Therapy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Receives Renewed Funding from NIH

The National Center for Image Guided Therapy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Receives Renewed Funding from NIH

September 1, 2015

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.


2015 Summer Project Week

June 21, 2015

The 21st Project Week was held in Barcelona, Spain on June 21-24, in Barcelona, Spain, with 55 registered attendees. More...


BWH Clinical & Research News: What’s the Top Health Care Innovation for 2015?

March 27, 2015

One of the top health care innovations that’s allowing us to improve and advance patient care is intraoperative MRI guidance in the Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating (AMIGO) suite, the vision of Dr. Ferenc Jolesz who sadly passed away this past winter. Thanks to Dr. Jolesz’s vision, carried on by Ferenc Jolesz Chair of Radiology Research and AMIGO Clinical Director Dr. Clare Tempany and AMIGO executive director Dr.


10th Interventional MRI Symposium

October 11, 2014

This time we had nearly 300 participants and a distinct increase of the interest of the industry with 26 companies participating in the industrial exhibition.
The three industrial symposia were well attended (with more than 90 participants each) and received. The quality of the talks and posters were high and many new developments and results were presented. Read more...

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The Fine Line Between Breast Cancer and Normal Tissues

September 22, 2014

BWH Press releases. Up to 40 percent of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery require additional operations because surgeons may fail to remove all the cancerous tissue in the initial operation. However, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have successfully tested a tool they developed that will help surgeons better distinguish cancerous breast tissue from normal tissue, thereby decreasing the chances for repeat operations.