William M. Wells, III, PhD (Sandy), Professor of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has been awarded the 2018 Enduring Impact Award from The Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (The MICCAI Society). Among many other achievements, Dr. Wells is recognized for the STAPLE algorithm, Simultaneous Truth and Performance Level Estimation for the validation of image segmentation.
Lauren O'Donnell, PhD, of the Department of Radiology, and Yogesh Rathi, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Radiology, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) RO1 grant for their research project, “Mapping the Superficial White Matter Connectome of the Human Brain Using Ultra-High-Resolution Multi-Contrast Diffusion MRI.”
In their project, O’Donnell and Rathi will study the organization of the brain’s superficial white matter, a layer of white matter below the cortical sheet that is integral to brain connectivity.
Tina Kapur, PhD, of the Department of Radiology and Andrew Goldsmith, MD, MBA, of the Department of Emergency Medicine, received capital funding from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) for their research project, “Artificial Intelligence Guidance for High-Yield Point-of-Care Ultrasound Applications.”
Under the Baker-Polito Administration, MLSC is distributing over $18 million in capital funding that will be put toward 15 innovative research projects seeking to expand the field of life sciences. Partnering with Centaur Labs, a provider of medical data...
Dr. Golby’s project will leverage existing investments in building health care infrastructure and will seek to advance biomedical technologies in settings with limited resources. The Fulbright Scholar Program supports activities and projects that recognize and promote the critical relationship between educational exchange and international understanding, in addition to the intellectual merit of the proposals.
There are many challenges in managing breast cancer. Top among them is the fact that initial breast-conserving surgeries (the standard treatment for early-stage disease also known as lumpectomies) often miss vestiges of a patient’s tumor. Source: Official Podcast of the BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The annual President’s Scholar Award at Brigham and Women’s Hospital recognizes exceptional scholarly and entrepreneurial accomplishments and supports the careers of assistant or associate professors who have made noteworthy contributions to their chosen field of research. The awardees will receive $100,000 per year for three years.
Sunil Eappen, MD, Brigham Health interim President, announcing the recipients of the 2021 President’s Scholar Awards at the Brigham Research Appreciation Celebration virtual event.
The Gold Medal award is the organization's highest honor and is awarded to recognize a major research contribution to the field of magnetic resonance within the scope of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
The purpose of the award is to promote the professional career development of postdoctoral fellows in the field of mass spectrometry. Activities envisioned for this award include, but are not limited to, conference and workshop attendance, travel to other mass spectrometry laboratories, and purchase of personal professional items such as books, software, or laptops.
Ron Kikinis, MD vice chair of Biomedical Informatics Research and founding director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory in the Department of Radiology, was named the second B. Leonard Holman Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in honor of his outstanding contributions to the field.
This appointment honors the legacy and memory of nuclear medicine pioneer B. Leonard Holman, MD, former chair of Radiology at the Brigham and the Philip Cook Professor of Radiology at HMS, who died in 1998. Kikinis’ appointment follows that of his mentor and the position’s first...