13th Annual Imaging Research Symposium Set for September 20, 2016!

The UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging will hold its 13th Annual Imaging Research Symposium on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The departmental symposium provides a snapshot of the diversity and depth of the excellence in research throughout the department.

The symposium has grown in scope each year, serving as a touchstone for the array of imaging research across the department. It is open to all in the UCSF and scientific communities, and features speaker presentations and a scientific poster session highlighting the innovative work being done in the department. Presentations and posters will highlight research on imaging technologies and modalities -- including CT, MR, PET, SPECT, MEG, EEG, optical imaging and ultrasound -- and topics related to medical informatics and contrast agent development.

This year’s event will feature 16 speakers, who will present from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Parnassus Campus’ Cole Hall following remarks from Vice Chair of Research Sharmila Majumdar, PhD. The symposium will also include a large poster session with 60 poster presentations. The poster presentations and awards will take place during the catered reception, scheduled from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM in the Golden Gate and City Lights rooms in Millberry Union’s Conference Center. Chairman Ronald Arenson, MD, will speak at the reception.

At the reception, the Hasegawa Award, honoring the memory of Bruce Hasegawa, PhD, will be presented. The annual award recognizes the research of an outstanding Radiology and Biomedical Imaging graduate student or postdoctoral scholar. The formal for the 2016 Bruce Hasegawa Award is open through September 7, 2016. Awards for best speaker and best poster will also be announced.

The 13th Annual Imaging Research Symposium is open to the public and all interested are encouraged to attend. For a full schedule of speakers, presentations and posters, please see here.

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