UCSF Radiology Welcomes Three New Assistant Professors to the Faculty

Christopher Brunson, MD, an interventional radiologist, will join ZSFG. Kevin Sweetwood, MD, will continue with our musculoskeletal division. Allen Ye, MD, PhD, will join our Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital team as a neuroradiologist.

New Strategies for Treating Parkinson's Disease in Veterans: Advances in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Parkinson's Disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects around 10 million people worldwide. Dr. Tosun-Turgut provides an overview of new research into and treatments for PD.

Brain Focused Ultrasound: A New Era of Image-guided Neuro-intervention

A UCSF team that includes members of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, is addressing new clinical and research neuro applications of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LIFU). A time will present their work on brain applications of HIFU and LIFU in an upcoming webinar on March 28 at noon PDT.  

UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal CME Program in Hawaii

The UCSF Radiology CME Program is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging CME course at the Fairmont Orchid Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Join us from Sunday, February 5 – Friday, February 10, 2023.

Xin Cynthia Wu, MD Joins UCSF Radiology Faculty

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is pleased to announce that Xin Cynthia Wu, MD has joined our faculty as an associate professor of clinical radiology in the Neuroradiology section starting on August 1, 2022. 

Vinil Shah, MD, Appointed Chief of Neuroradiology

The department is pleased to announce that Vinil Shah, MD has accepted the position of chief of Neuroradiology, effective August 1, 2021.

For Concussion Patients, CTs Offer Window into Recovery

A UCSF-led study matches brain imaging with prognosis, showing lingering impairment for some. Esther Yuh, MD, PhD is first author.

Large New Study Reveals Rates of Brain Abnormalities in Healthy Children

A large study of brain MRI scans from 11,679 children between the ages of 9 and 10 reviewed by UC San Francisco neuroradiologists identified potentially life-threatening conditions in 1 in 500 children, and more minor but possibly clinically significant brain abnormalities in 1 out of 25 children. 

A Less Invasive, Less Expensive Treatment for Spinal CSF-Venous Fistulas

A recent paper showed percutaneous fibrin glue injections can be an effective treatment for spinal CSF-venous fistulas. Authors included Mark Mamlouk, MD and William Dillon, MD.

Improving Communication Between Radiologists and Surgeons for the Care of Transgender Women

A team of radiologists and surgeons from the UCSF Departments of Radiology and Surgery - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, CU Radiology and the Oregon Health Sciences University Department of Radiology (OHSU Radiology) recently collaborated on an article that describes the radiologist’s role in an important aspect of the care of gender diverse patients, namely preoperative FFS planning.