1/2018: Dr. Brad Hobson joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Brad!
11/2017: We now hold the record for building one the highest resolution PET scanner (~0.55 mm). See Felipe’s recent publication!
11/2017: Brent’s article on the development and validation of a method/tool for segmenting wrist bones from MRI is now published. Yay!
10/2017: Calvin will join the bay area company Exponent from November 1. Good luck, Calvin!
8/2017: Yasser’s image report on utilizing 99mTc-MDP in Rheumatoid Arthritis is accepted for publication in Clinical Nuclear Medicine. Congratulations Yasser!
8/2017: Marissa’s first peer-reviewed manuscript is accepted in Skeletal Radiology. Congratulations Marissa!
7/2017: Marissa Borgese will join Stanford for graduate school. Congratulations Marissa!
7/2016: Marissa Borgese, Yasser Abdelhafez and Calvin Shaw join the lab
7/2016: Vishal Dixit, undergraduate student from the Indian Institute of Technology – Varanasi, India, wins fellowship from the Khorana Program for Scholars, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and WINStep Forward to perform summer research in our lab
5/2016: Medical Student Fellowship grant to Amode Tembekar, UCD medical student
5/2015: UC Davis Adams Award to Vinay Nittur, an undergraduate student in our lab, for individual leadership and accomplishment
04/2015: Lab alumni Cindy La and David Gedeon were matched to the UCLA School of Medicine and UC Irvine Radiology Residency respectively
03/2015: Dylan Noblett wins the Medical Student Research Fellowship provided by UC Davis
03/2013: Breast imaging team wins the Dean’s Team Award for Excellence in Research
03/2015: Ramsey Badawi wins the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring
12/2014: Lab’s research in the area of Active-MRI chosen as a top medical advance in 2014 by Voice of America
12/2014: UC Davis CTSC features our work on PET/CT imaging in their quarterly newsletter
7/2014: Brent Foster awarded the Earle C. Anthony Fellowship by UC Davis
7/2014: The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Sciences Center selects our work on thumb rehabilitation for the Highly Innovative Award
7/2014: Abhijit J. Chaudhari receives the Young Investigator Award from AAOS/CORR/ORS/CMH-UCD/SWHR to be presented at the “Musculoskeletal Sex Differences Throughout the Lifespan Research Symposium”, Rosemont, IL
7/2014: Brent Foster, graduate student in BME, joins the lab
6/2014: MRI pioneer, collaborator, mentor and friend Dr. Michael H. Buonocore, M.D., Ph.D. no more
1/2014: Article on the application of Global Point Signature for analyzing carpal bone shapes is accepted by the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology.
1/2014: Wide press coverage of our active-MRI research – San Francisco Chronicle, NIH-NIBIB, Science Daily, Futurity, Houston Chronicle, Radiology Daily, Auntminnie, Science and Enterprise, Topnews, Business Standard, RedOrbit, to name a few
12/2013: New MRI technique illuminates the wrist in motion (UC Davis press release)
12/2013: Paper on active-MRI accepted in PLoS ONE, to be published on December 31, 2013 (Youtube video)
10/2013: Active-MRI and shape analysis work chosen for oral presentation at the 1st International Thumb Osteoarthritis Workshop
06/2013: Igor Immerman, M.D., hand fellow and collaborator, wins the 2013 Fellow Research Award for Outstanding Performance in Research, Department of Orthopedics, UC Davis