Latest News and Announcements

Dr Yang to Receive MERITS Fellowship in 2016-2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carina Yang on being accepted into the MERITS Fellowship program for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The review committee, "[commends Dr. Yang] for [her] career accomplishments and for [her] commitment to enhancing your teaching and evaluation skills through this Fellowship in Medical Education at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine."

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Radiology Diversity Committee Awarded Grant Funding

We are proud to announce that the Department of Radiology's Diversity Committee has been awarded grant funding by the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Diversity Research and Small Grants Program.

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Dr Paushter Named One of America's Most Honored Professionals

Congratulations to Dr. David Paushter on being recognized as one of America's Most Honored Professionals in 2016 by American Registry!

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Dr Giger to Receive 2016 EMBS Academic Career Achievement Award

We are proud to announce that Maryellen Giger, PhD will receive the 2016 Academic Career Achievement Award from the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) for her outstanding and pioneering contributions to computer-aided diagnosis.

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Dr Thomas Selected as Top Reviewer for American Journal of Roentgenology

Stephen Thomas has been selected as a top reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Dr. Thomas Berquist, Editor in Chief, commends Dr. Thomas's "fine work", and comments that reviewers who have Dr. Thomas's "dedication and continued engagement is critical to further the mission and vision of the journal."

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Dr Lee Elected to University of Chicago Faculty Advisory Committee

We're proud to announce that Dr. Seon-Kyu Lee has been elected as an alternate member to the University of Chicago Faculty Advisory Committee on Patient Care and Training.  Dr. Lee will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2016.

Elected by his peers, this role continues Dr. Lee's commitment to patient care and the community of scholars at the University of Chicago.

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Dr Lu Elected AAPM Fellow

We would like to congratulate Zheng Feng Lu, PhD on being elected as a Fellow of the AAPM, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine!  An AAPM Fellowship is a recognition of Dr. Lu's distinguished contributions to medical physics over the course of her career.

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Dr Funaki selected for the 2016 Best of Chicago Awards for Physicians

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Funaki on being selected for this year's Best of Chicago Awards for Physicians by Chicago Business Recommends!

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Breast MRI Achieves ACR Accreditation

We are proud to announce that our Breast MRI team has achieved a three-year term of accreditation as the result of a recent, rigorous review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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Faculty Recognized as Top Radiologists in Chicago

Chicago Magazine has identified several of our faculty as some of Chicago's top radiologists this year, comprising over a third of their list.  For more information on each radiologist, please click their name.

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Dr Giger and Team Awarded Institute of Translational Medicine Grant for Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Study

We congratulate Dr. Maryellen Giger and her colleagues on receiving a University of Chicago Institute of Translational Medicine Pilot award.  The title of the study is, 'Added Value arising from Quantitative Radiomics of Incidental Findings on Low Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer'.

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Dr. Carroll to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Timothy Carroll, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, University of Chicago, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Carroll was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for outstanding contributions to the development of principally new MRI strategies for high spatial and temporal resolution angiography for management of ischemic stroke and cancer.

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Study 'Transarterial Immunomodulatory Embolization: A novel approach to cancer' Receives NIH/NIBIB Funding

We are thrilled to announce that a study put forth by Drs. Seon-Kyu Lee and Thuong Van Ha, 'Transarterial Immunomodulatory Embolization: A novel approach to cancer' has received NIH/NIBIB R21 funding. This is a two year award that will begin on April 1st, 2016, and is a marvelous example of the cutting edge research the department is engaged with.

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Heart and Vascular Imaging Center to Open February 8th

Radiology's Nuclear Medicine manager, Alberto Jimenez, is part of the team behind the new Heart and Vascular Imaging Center located in the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM).  The Center will open on February 8th, 2016, and is a state-of-the-art facility that will provide patients with greater access to services performed by experts in cardiology, radiology, and vascular care. Features include:

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