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amigo bwh news 2017-07

Breakthrough Briefing: The Light We Share

July 27, 2017
To clinicians, researchers and technology enthusiasts, the BWH AMIGO suite represents the state-of-the-art in medical and surgical research environments. It offers advanced imaging equipment and interventional surgical systems in an operating room setting to guide treatment before, during and after surgery.
To many of our patients, AMIGO represents something more: hope in the face of a frightening diagnosis.
When Martha Zentis’ cancer returned, the mother of two found reason to hope, thanks to Alexandra Golby, MD, director of Image-Guided Neurosurgery, and Jessica... Read more about Breakthrough Briefing: The Light We Share
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The New Wave of Imaging Technology in Medicine

July 19, 2017

From the discovery of x-rays in 1895 to the utilization of ultrasound, MRI, and CT scanners in the 1960s and 70s, health care has long depended on imaging to provide the best quality diagnostics and care for patients. Now, as new forms of imaging such as virtual reality and augmented reality hit the scene, researchers including Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD, of the Surgical Planning Lab in the Radiology Department at BWH, look to bring these imaging techniques into the operating room. As the most immersive type of imaging, virtual reality (VR) takes the user into a completely...

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Focal Treatment of Prostate Cancer - The German Experience

May 16, 2017
Martin Schostak, MD, PhD, gives a talk at our Prostate Group Meeting. Dr. Schostak comes to us from Magdeburg in Germany, where he is Professor of Urology and Chairman of the University Department of Urology. He is Head of the Group of German Focal Treatment Experts. His specialty is uro-oncologic surgery and focal treatment of prostate and kidney cancer.
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William Mercer Wells, III, PhD Honored as one of the Academy of Radiology Research’s 2015 Distinguished Investigators

October 5, 2015

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.

 

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Bruno Madore, PhD, Honored with the Academy of Radiology Research’s 2016 Distinguished Investigator Award

October 5, 2016

 

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.

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Frank Preiswerk, PhD, Was Awarded the Young Investigator Cum Laude Award of the ISMRM

April 24, 2017

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. ...

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Jayender Jagadeesan, PhD have been chosen as one of Medtech Boston's 40 under 40 Healthcare Innovators

April 19, 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...

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Creation of the Ferenc Jolesz MD Professorship at Harvard Medical School

February 1, 2017

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-...

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Press Release: Clinical Trial Shows that MRI may have Groundbreaking Impact on Prostate Cancer Care

September 16, 2015

 

AdMeTech Foundation to unveil the results of a clinical MRI trial at the First Global Summit on Precision Diagnosis for Prostate Cancer

According to the study team, MRI and its Prostate Imaging Reporting Radiologic System version 2 (PI-RADSTM v2) standardization can address fundamental problems in prostate cancer care by improving early detection of life-threatening prostate cancer and reducing many unnecessary and failed procedures that cause...

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2016 Summer Project Week

June 20, 2016

The 23rd Project Week was held on June 20-25, 2016, in Heidelberg, Germany, with 58 registered attendees. More...

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