Dr. Ron Arenson to be honored at RSNA
Dr. Ronald Arenson
to be honored as RSNA President



November 25, 2014

The Radiology Society of North America’s 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, RSNA 2014, running from November 30 through December 5 in Chicago, will highlight a number of scientific papers, posters and research topics from UCSF radiologists.

Dr. Ronald Arenson, Margulis Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, will be honored at the RSNA President's Reception and Dinner on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, where he will officially accept the role of President of the RSNA Board of Directors.

Learn about a few of the lectures, courses, and studies at our department blog page:

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: