On Wednesday, June 7, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging hosted a delegation of German political leaders and academics from the state of Schleswig-Holstein for the official launch of AI FLEX, a federated learning exchange project with great promise for advancing biomedical imaging and improving patient care.

There have been growing national efforts to diversify the radiology workforce, but are those efforts having an impact? Xiao Wu, MD, a resident at the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, investigated the question and shared her findings in a journal article and a podcast.

Galateia Kazakia, PhD, and researchers in the Bone Quality Research Lab at UCSF are validating a ‘virtual bone biopsy’ using time-lapse High Resolution peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (HR-pQCT) for its potential to replace surgical bone biopsy. 

Kondapa Naidu Bobba, PhD, is first author of "Evaluation of 134Ce/134La as a PET Imaging Theranostic Pair For 225Ac -Radiotherapeutics," a Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) article published May 18 that discusses the development of a robust radiolabeling methodology and applied optimized method for utilizing prostate cancer targeting agents PSMA-617 and antibody YS5.

Three UCSF Radiology researchers have received Surbeck Travel Awards to present their research at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting. The recipients — Matthew Gibbons, PhD, Céline Taglang, PhD, and Pierre Nedelec — will travel to Toronto for the conference taking place June 3-8, 2023.

Each Surbeck Travel Award recipient will give an oral presentation at ISMRM

On May 9, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) proposed a significant change to current breast cancer screening guidelines.