Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: January – March 2013

Each quarter, the UNC Department of Radiology posts its News & Events, Honors, Presentations and Publications over the three months prior.

Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: January – March 2013 click to enlarge February 2013: Professor Emeritus Richard L. Clark, MD, receives Society of Abdominal Radiology Pollack Award
Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: January – March 2013 click to enlarge March 2013: Pew-Thian Yap, PhD, promoted to Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

An overview of the first quarter of 2013:

News & Events

January 2013 -- Yueh Lee, MD, and Cherie Kuzmiak, DO, began the first clinical trial of the human breast tomosynthesis device at UNC in January 2013 as co-principal investigators of the University Cancer Research Fund-supported study, “Comparison of stationary digital breast tomosynthesis and 2-D digital mammography in patients with known breast lesions.”

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Honors

January 2013 -- Amir Khandani, MD, was selected for the Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program hosted by the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review (CSR).

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Presentations

January 12-13: Richard Semelka, MD, gave three lectures – “Body MR protocol,” “Technique MR sequences consideration for motion-resistant protocol,” and “Clinical application of 3T” - as an invited speaker at the Los Angeles Radiological Society’s 65th Annual Midwinter Radiology Conference.

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Publications

Chen Y, Zhu H, An H, Armao D, Shen D, Gilmore JH, Lin W. More insights into early brain development through statistical analyses of eigen-structural elements of diffusion tensor imaging using multivariate adaptive regression splines. Brain Struct Funct. 2013 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]

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