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Hyperpolarized (HP) carbon 13 (13C) MRI is an emerging molecular imaging technique that is actively undergoing clinical translation at multiple institutions. At UCSF Radiology, we are engaged in work to develop this new technology.

Thomas Link, MD, PhD has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

Steven Hetts, MD, and a team from his lab, UC Berkeley and Carbon Inc. (3D printer) developed a drug sponge, that removes excess chemotherapy from the blood while treating tumors, preventing toxicity.

The UCSF CT International Dose Registry, created to broaden patients' protection from excessive radiation, is expanding this year thanks to new funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

A recent news segment reminds us that thermography should not be used as a standalone method of breast cancer detection.

Alastair Martin, PhD, has been appointed associate chair for capital projects for the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. 

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