Olga Tymofiyeva, PhD, along with her colleagues, embarked on the quest of trying to understand of the brain mechanisms that underlie potential smartphone dependence. The full article can be found in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Preethi Raghu, MD recently took part in the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Storytelling Challenge, a joint initiative between the AUR and The Moth (from NPR) which asked participants to tell a story of courage during the COVID-19 public health crisis. 

We are writing with the news that our long-time colleague, mentor, teacher, and friend Harry K. Genant, MD, passed away peacefully at his home in Napa on January 14.

The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging noted a significant milestone for both the department and the UCSF Center for Intelligent Imaging (ci2) - full deployment of an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled portable x-ray device into our clinical environment.

Courtney Lawhn Heath, MD, took the lead on a recent prospective pilot study, published in EJNMMI Research, to determine the feasibility and utility of [68Ga]Ga-PSMA-11 PET/MRI in thyroid cancer patients.

January is National Mentoring Month. At the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Academic Affairs has incorporated a formal mentoring program for junior faculty into our departmental structure.