UCSF has launched the Lung Cancer Screening Program, an initiative designed for early cancer detection through low- dose CT.

A recent special featuring UCSF's Dr. Pratik Mukherjee, M.D., Ph. D., explored the difficulties in using medical imaging technologies to research the effects of concussions on the human brain, focusing on those sustained through athletic injuries.

Brain imaging, while crucial, is very difficult to perform on newborn babies. UCSF has pioneered the use of MRI to look for evidence of abnormality or injury on newborns.

Future UCSF radiology resident, Dr. Vignesh Arasu, M.D., discusses reducing the large number of false positives generated using breast MRI to detect breast cancer.

Efforts to record and cumulate individual patient radiation dose are being advocated by a variety of societies. The problem with this concept is that at present, we do not have a method of individualizing patient dose.

How you move during walking, running, and jumping may be closely related to your cartilage health and will affect your future risk for osteoarthritis. UCSF to study this, and more, at the new Center of Research Translation.