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.
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...
Change at Fraunhofer MEVIS: Ron Kikinis assumes professorship in the USA.
Ron Kikinis, MD the former director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS in Bremen, has accepted a renowned appointment at Harvard Medical School in the United States. Since March 1, 2020, Prof. Horst Hahn has been the sole director of the Institute – for the prior six years, both had acted in dual leadership roles. Kikinis has assumed the B. Leonard Holman Endowed Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. This endowed chair is one of the highest academic distinctions at the...
Ron Kikinis, MD, and Andriy Fedorov, PhD, both of the Department of Radiology, were selected for the Imaging Data Commons (IDC) award from the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI's) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology.
Clare Tempany, MD, vice chair of Research in the Brigham's Department of Radiology, medical director of the Advanced Multi-modal Image-Guided Operating (AMIGO) Suite and the Ferenc A. Jolesz, MD, Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, received the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition’s (MPCC) 2019 Jack Colbert Award. It is awarded periodically to a distinguished individual in the medical community who has significantly advanced the fight to conquer and cure prostate cancer through research and practice.
The award, presented to Tempany during a ceremony at the...