BRAIN Initiative Grant
Presidential BRAIN Initiative Grant
for Brain Research



November 14, 2014

The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is part of a new Presidential focus aimed at revolutionizing the understanding of the human brain and a team made up of researchers from prestigious universities throughout the nation, including Dr. Pratik Mukherjee's research team at UCSF.

Read more about this brain research at our department blog page:

Bay Area Science Festival
UCSF Radiology at 2014
Bay Area Science Festival



November 10, 2014

The UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging participated in the 2014 Bay Area Science Festival at AT&T Park on November 1, 2014. 

Read all about it at our department blog page:

Thomas Link, MD, PhD
Understanding Osteoarthritis:
The Impact of Weight Loss on the Knee




October 30, 2014

An NIH research grant on the impact of weight loss on knee osteoarthritis was recently awarded to Dr. Thomas Link and his team from the Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Research Group at the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.  

Read more about this research on our department blog pag:

Bonnie Joe, MD
Breast Cancer Awareness Month




October 20, 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and during this month, it’s important to discuss and revisit the facts about breast cancer.

  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.
  • Early detection saves lives.


Read more about Dr. Bonnie Joe's discussion on this important matter at our department blog page:

A. James Barkovich, MD
A. James Barkovich, MD
14th Annual UCSF Academic Senate Lecture



November 4, 2014

The UCSF Academic Senate has selected Radiology and Biomedical Imaging faculty member, A. James Barkovich, MD, as recipient of the Fourteenth Annual Faculty Research Lectureship – Clinical Science for his ground-breaking patient-oriented research on pediatric neurological imaging. His lecture, titled “Brain Malformations: from Pathology to Pathways with MRI as a Guide” will take place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in Cole Hall, Parnassus Campus. All are invited to attend the lecture. There is additional information is below and at this link: