Department of Radiology

February 2012

Rosalinda Castaneda's Paper Receives SPR Walter Berdon Award

rosalinda.jpgRosalinda Castaneda, a former pre-doctoral trainee in Dr. Heike Dalrup-Link's, Translational Tumor & Stem Cell MR Imaging Lab, has been awarded the Society for Pediatric Radiology's 2011 Walter E. Berdon Best Basic Science Paper in Pediatric Radiology for her paper, MR Imaging of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes: Should iron oxide nanoparticle labeling occur before or after differentiation? Pediatr Radiol. 41(11): 1384-1392, 2011.

The SPR website explains that "the Berdon award recognizes the best Clinical and Science papers submitted to the journal of Pediatric Radiology in the year preceding the meeting. This award was established to honor Walter Berdon who served as the North American Editor of Pediatric Radiology for 30 years and who stepped down as editor on June 30, 2003."

Research by Andrew Holbrook Receives Media Coverage

andrew-holbrook-webOS.jpgAndrew B. Holbrook, PhD, a research associate in the Radiologic Sciences Lab, has developed applications using the open-source webOS (Palm) to operate on a modified mobile phone and a HP TouchPad tablet allowing users to control an MRI scanner.

Read the full stories below

San Jose Mercury News - (2/18/2012)

Endgadget - (12/8/2011)

Scott Hsieh Poster Received Honorable Mention at 2012 SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference

Scott Hsieh, Graduate Student in the Radiological Sciences Lab (mentor, Norbert Pelc). Scott’s poster, "A volumetric reconstruction algorithm for stationary source inverse-geometry CT", was one of only 8 posters given Honorable Mention at this year's SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference. Please join in congratulating Scott Hsieh.

A Celebration to Honor Professor Norbert Pelc

Pelc_Group_0583.jpg Please join us for a celebration to honor Prof. Norbert J. Pelc's induction into the National Academy of Engineering, for "Development of algorithms and technologies for MRI, CT, and hybrid X-ray/MRI imaging." Norbert's contributions to the field and Stanford University have been remarkable. This recognition of his achievements is well deserved and we are all very proud his career success and the distinction that he has brought to himself and Stanford Radiology.

Come toast Norbert on this great accomplishment:

Date: Friday, February 17th
Time: 11:30am
Location: Lucas Center Expansion Light Court (1201 Welch Road)

From the NAE 2/9 press release: Election to the NAE is one of the highest professional distinctions that can be accorded an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature," and to the "pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education."

Breast Imaging Section receives Center of Excellence Designation

Congratulations to the Stanford Cancer Institute's Breast Imaging Department, which has just been designated as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This ACR certification means the Breast Imaging Department meets or exceeds nationally accepted standards.

New Faculty Hires and Promotions: Garry Gold, MD

Please join the Department of Radiology in congratulating Dr. Garry Gold! Dr. Gold was promoted from Associate Professor to Professor, MSK effective February 1, 2012!

Congratulations Dr. Gold!

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