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Gordon Lecture Series: Learning reconstruction and analysis for medical imaging

05/13/2019

Dr. Shanshan Wang is an associate professor at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She received her dual Ph.D degree from the University of Sydney and Shanghai Jiaotong University respectively in information technologies and biomedical engineering. Dr. Wang was a finalist for the Australian John Makepeace Bennett Best Thesis Award and won ...

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Gordon Lecture: Activatable Molecular Probes for Optical Imaging

05/06/2019

Dr. Ick Chan Kwon is a Presidential Scholar at KIST-DFCI On-Site-Lab in Department of Cancer Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston. He is a Tenured Principal Research Scientist of Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in College of Engineering at Seoul National University and his Ph. D. ...

Sepulcre article in Nature Medicine

05/05/2019

Dr. Jorge Sepulcre, an Assistant Professor of Radiology at HMS and Assistant in Neuroscience at the MGH Gordon Center, leads a lab that focuses on brain imaging studies aimed at the understanding of large-scale brain networks implicated in human cognition and neurodegenerative disorders. His article titled “Neurogenetic contributions to amyloid beta and tau spreading in the human ...

Gordon Lecture Series: Identify External Funding Opportunities with Pivot

04/22/2019

The facilitator, Amy Robb is Associate Director for Prospect Research and Funding Opportunities in the Office of Development. Ms. Robb holds a master’s in library and information science from UIUC and a graduate certificate in women’s studies from the George Washington University. Below is a summary of her presentation. In this seminar, Ms. Robb taught ...

Dr. Georges El Fakhri Earns Edward J. Hoffman Award

04/04/2019

This story was originally published on 03/12/2019 by Rad Times, a publication of the Mass General Hospital Department of Radiology. The Edward J. Hoffman Award honors those who have made outstanding contributions to nuclear medicine research and education. The 2019 recipient is Georges El Fakhri, PhD, professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is receiving the award for ...

Gordon Lecture: Chemogenetics and Biobehavioral Imaging Integration Using PET

04/01/2019

Dr. Juan Gomez is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in Baltimore, Maryland. At NIDA, Dr. Gomez helped design and set up a new laboratory space integrating PET imaging and behavioral neuroscience modalities. His doctoral research was conducted with Dr. Victoria Luine at Hunter College, where he studied interactions between ...

Gordon Lecture: Development of High Resolution PET Scanners with Depth Encoding Detectors

03/29/2019

Prof. Yongfeng Yang got his Ph.D from Kyushu University, Japan in 2001. From 2002-2014 he worked at Prof. Simon Cherry’s lab at Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis as postdoctoral fellow and project scientist. He has been a professor at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2015. His research interests focus ...

Radiology Employee Earns Certifications in Three Areas of Research Administration

03/23/2019

This story was originally published on 03/12/2019 by  Rad Times, a publication of the Mass General Hospital Department of Radiology. Ramzi El Fakhri, MBA, has become the first individual in New England to be certified in all three areas of research administration, namely research finance (CFRA), pre-award (CPRA), and general/post-award administration (CRA). There are only 11 other administrators in the US who ...

TED-Ed video: why do hospitals have particle accelerators?

03/20/2019

Gordon Center Assistant Professor Pedro Brugarolas collaborated with TED-Ed to explain the science behind how doctors use radioactive drugs and PET scans to detect and diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer....

Gordon Lecture: Development of Copper(II)-Mediated Methods for PET Imaging Applications

03/08/2019

Ms. Katarina J. Makaravage completed her B.S. in Chemistry at Appalachian State University in 2014. She is currently completing her PhD at the University of Michigan under the direction of Prof. Melanie Sanford. She has focused on developing new methodologies for PET imaging applications in collaboration with Prof. Peter Scott from the University of Michigan ...