Latest News and Announcements
University of Chicago Faculty and Trainees at RSNA 2015
Each year, we look forward to attending the annual RSNA meeting. We are excited to share the fruits of what we've learned over the last year, and learn from our esteemed colleagues who will also be in attendance. Below is the list of scientific and education abstracts, and invited educational courses, featuring Universiy of Chicago Department of Radiology faculty members and trainees. We look forward to seeing you there!
Dr. Giger Named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
We are thrilled to announce that Maryellen Giger, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Dr. Giger is being recognized for a lifetime of outstanding research and achievements.
Dr. Vannier Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Michael Vannier has been named a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr Reiser Joins Editorial Board of Medical Physics
We are pleased to announce that Ingrid Reiser, PhD, has recently accepted an invitation to join the Editorial Board of Medical Physics. Medical Physics is one of the leading journals devoted to the "application of physics and mathematics to the solution of problems in medicine and human biology," and is the scientific journal of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Dr Giger and Colleagues' Mammography / Biomarker Grant Featured in ITN
A University of Chicago and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center team, which includes Maryellen Giger, PhD, was featured in Imaging Technology News for their mammography / blood-based biomarker research, funded by a $2.8 million, five-year U01 grant:
Dr Baron Honored by French and Irish Radiology Societies
We are proud to announce that Dr. Richard Baron, Professor of Radiology, has been honored by both the Société Française de Radiologie and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Faculty of Radiologists for all of his contributions to the field.
Update: Dr Zaritzky Pioneers Non-surgical Option for Babies with Esophageal Atresia
We are excited to share news that the non-surgical option for babies with esophageal atresia, pioneered by Dr. Mario Zaritzky, has been successfuly conducted at The University of Chicago.
We first shared news of this treatment last spring. You can read more here. From our earlier story, quoting WRAL:
Dr Schacht Quoted in Science Life on Screening Mammography Guidelines
In a Science Life article about the American Cancer Society's revised screening mammography and breast exam guidelines Dr. David Schacht weighs in:
Dr Kulkarni Quoted in Chicago Health about Breast Tissue Density
In a Chicago Health article about dense breast tissue, its communication to and additional screening options available to these women, Dr. Kirti Kulkarni is quoted: