Neuroradiology

MRI with Ultrashort Echo Time (UTE) Techniques Can Improve Myelin Imaging in the Brain: New Research from UCSF Radiology

Peder Larson, PhD and his research group had their paper chosen as an August 2018 Editor's Pick in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

A Recap of UCSF Radiology at ASNR 2018

Neuroradiology research leaders and scientists from the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging had a strong presence at the 2018 ASNR Annual Meeting.

Tables Turned: A UCSF Staffer Undergoes Treatment

Ingrid works as a scheduler for the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. After being diagnosed with benign meningioma, she became a patient. 

Brain Health Registry Manuscript Published in ‘Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association’

Michael Weiner, MD, and his team have written a paper on the Brain Health Registry that has been published in 'Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association.'

Senator McCain’s Diagnosis Brings Glioblastoma to the Forefront

Senator John McCain’s recent glioblastoma diagnosis brings to light the impact of this deadly disease. Unfortunately, glioblastoma, the most aggressive primary brain tumor in adults, also happens to be the most common. And despite improvements in surgical technique and evidence-based therapies, prognosis remains dismal with less than five percent of patients surviving five years beyond diagnosis.

What Can MRI Tell Us About the Brain?

Working at the forefront of neuroradiology, Pratik Mukherjee, MD, PhD, continually seeks answers to why brains work the way they do.

Using Brain Plasticity to Improve Cognition in Patients with Schizophrenia

Dr. Srikantan Nagarajan’s remarkable work on multimodal imaging of brain plasticity strongly suggests there is great hope for improvement for patients who suffer from schizophrenia.

Neuroradiology-Based Peer Review Deemed Vital for Head and Neck Radiotherapy Planning

New research co-authored by UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging’s Christine Glastonbury, MD, demonstrates the value of adopting multi-disciplinary teams that include radiologists and other medical specialists.

Funding Allows Landmark Alzheimer's Research to Begin Latest Phase

The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), led by Dr. Michael Weiner, has received five-year reward totalling $60 million. 

An Evening with Experts of Alzheimer's Disease Assessment and Research

A recent dinner and symposium hosted by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging featured presentations by a multidisciplinary UCSF team on the topic of amyloid PET imaging, a diagnostic technique to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

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