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We’re proud to host an event to spread the word about the vital importance of bone density screening (DXA or DEXA.) On Tuesday, May 9, the world’s leading experts in bone imaging and orthopedic surgery will come together with patients, referring physicians and community members for Conquering Osteoporosis through World-Class Care, Research, and Community Connections.

The Society of Interventional Radiology presented its highest acknowledgement, the SIR Gold Medal, to Jeanne M. LaBerge, MD, FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.

John Kurhanewicz, PhD, professor in residence and director of the UCSF Body Research Interest Group, the Biomedical NMR lab, and the Kurhanewicz Laboratory, is involved in cutting-edge research to more accurately and efficiently detect and characterize prostate cancers at early stages.

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) bone density scanning is the most accurate method available for the diagnosis of osteoporosis, as well as an accurate estimator of fracture risk.

Dr. Thomas Lang’s UC San Francisco team has worked with researchers at UC Irvine and NASA to understand why bones deteriorate so quickly during space travel and what can be done to prevent it.

Dr. Matthew Bucknor, who serves as an assistant professor in the musculoskeletal imaging subspecialty in the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, first channeled his energy into writing as he entered medical school.

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