News and Updates

Celebrating Excellence in Medical Imaging: UCSF’s 2023 Minnies Nominees

The Minnies are an initiative by to celebrate outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of medical imaging. The Minnies recognize and honor professionals who have made significant contributions in various categories, from research and education to leadership and innovation. This year's semifinalists include faculty, trainees, and staff of the UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging.

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.

Celebrating Pride 2023

During June, we honor and recognize the valuable contributions of our LGBTQIA+ colleagues in the department, UCSF, and beyond.

Delegation from Germany visits UCSF to launch AI partnership with Christian-Albrechts-Universität

On Wednesday, June 7, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging hosted a delegation of German political leaders and academics from the state of Schleswig-Holstein for the official launch of AI FLEX, a federated learning exchange project with great promise for advancing biomedical imaging and improving patient care.

Christine M. Glastonbury Named Secretary-Treasurer of the American Roentgen Ray Society

Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS, of UCSF Radiology was elected the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) during the opening ceremony of the 2023 ARRS Annual Meeting in Honolulu, HI.

ADNI Aims for Representative Subject Pool

In a recent interview reflecting on ADNI’s significance in advancing Alzheimer’s research, Dr. Weiner observed that a major challenge for all clinical trials is that the trial participants do not fully represent the populations of people who need treatment.

UCSF’s Center for Intelligent Imaging hosts Scientific Sessions with Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

On Wednesday, March 29, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and the Center for Intelligent Imaging (ci2) welcomed a global crowd of researchers to our Mission Bay Campus. 

Dr. Olga Tymofiyeva authors "Just City" science-fiction novel

The four-and-a-half-year journey of writing Just City was an adventure whose success Olga credits as much to all those who helped her as to her own drive.

UCSF Imaging's Dr. John Mongan Co-Authors "Radiology for Kids" Children's Book

John Mongan, MD, PhD recently published Radiology for Kids with co-authors Brandon Pham, MD, and Betty Nguyen. The book is the tenth title in Medical School for Kids, a charming, beautifully illustrated series by Pham and Nguyen that introduces children to medical specialties.

Dr. Amanda Baker, UCSF Clinical Fellow, Awarded ASPNR Travel Grant

We are excited to congratulate Amanda Baker, MD, for receiving the Charlotte and Thierry Huisman Travel Grant Award. Dr. Baker, a Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, was presented with the award at the January 13-15 Annual American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR) Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.