Video Series: Personalized Medicine Powered by Precision Imaging

This fall, UCSF Imaging’s world-renowned radiologists had the opportunity to participate in the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine’s Mini Medical School for the Public in a series titled “Personalized Medicine Powered by Precision Imaging.” Throughout the six-week series, the Bay Area community heard first-hand from radiologists who are using and developing new and innovative precision imaging tools to enhance diagnosis, improve disease monitoring, and optimize treatment for individual patients. In close partnership with subspecialty physicians from other UCSF departments, radiologists are now able to use these tools to pinpoint and better treat disorders such as prostate cancer, breast cancer and degenerative spine and joint disease at earlier stages. 

We encourage all to take some time to watch the video series below to see how personalized medicine is being powered by precision imaging: 

Cancer Detection and Treatment through Molecular Imaging: Theranostics at UCSF
Presented by Thomas Hope, MD; Robert Flavell, MD, PhD; and Charles Ryan, MD | Thursday, October 12, 7-8:30 pm


Back and Neck Pain:  Precision Spine Diagnosis Guides Therapy
Presented by Vinil Shah, MD; Cynthia Chin, MD; and Aaron J Clark, MD, PhD | Thursday, October 19, 7-8:30 pm

Prostate Health: Risk, Detection, and Optimizing Personalized Treatment
Presented by Antonio Westphalen, MD, PhD; John Kurhanewicz; PhD; and Matt Cooperberg, MD | Thursday, October 26, 7-8:30 pm

Artificial Intelligence: What it is, Why it Matters, and the Future of Machine Learning in Clinical Imaging
Presented by John Mongan, MD, PhD; Marc Kohli, MD; and Andrew Taylor, MD, PhD | Thursday, November 2, 7-8:30 pm

Breast Cancer: Optimizing Early Detection and Personalized Treatment
Presented by Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD; Elissa Price, MD; and Cheryl Ewing, MD | Thursday, November 9, 7-8:30 pm

My Aching Knees - Osteoarthritis: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment
Presented by Sharmila Majumdar, PhD; Thomas M. Link; MD, PhD; and R. Krishna Chaganti, MD, MS | Thursday, November 16, 7-8:30 pm

Stay tuned for information on the dynamic role of  Precision Imaging in Personalized Medicine.


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