A large study of brain MRI scans from 11,679 children between the ages of 9 and 10 reviewed by UC San Francisco neuroradiologists identified potentially life-threatening conditions in 1 in 500 children, and more minor but possibly clinically significant brain abnormalities in 1 out of 25 children. 

Three new leadership appointments in the department; Kimberly Kallianos, MD, will serve as Modality Director for CT, Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD will serve as Modality Director for MRI, and Jesse Courtier, MD, will serve as Clinical Director for the Mission Bay Hospitals.

The news from Atlanta – where eight people were murdered on Tuesday evening, including six women of Asian descent – is yet another stark reminder of the toll that racism and misogyny takes on our society.

A recent paper showed percutaneous fibrin glue injections can be an effective treatment for spinal CSF-venous fistulas. Authors included Mark Mamlouk, MD and William Dillon, MD.

Patient Safety Awareness Week is a recognition event held each March, intended to highlight the importance of healthcare safety for our patients.

UCSF Radiology is pleased to announce that Robin Ippisch, PhD has accepted the position of Director of the UCSF Radiopharmaceutical Facility (cyclotron). She began her appointment on Monday, March 1, 2021.