radiology and radiological sciences
Jan. 26, 2021—A rare tumor that causes facial weakness was found masquerading as a more common benign facial tumor.
Nov. 16, 2020—Changes in connectivity in the brain’s white matter may be a novel neuroimaging biomarker for assessing Alzheimer’s disease progression.
Aug. 25, 2020—Combining two drugs reduced colorectal cancer cell growth in vitro and in an animal model, suggesting the combination may be a promising treatment for patients.
May. 21, 2020—Researchers are using imaging and diagnostic pathology to examine postmortem hearts donated by victims of COVID-19 to gain a better understanding of how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 affects the heart.
Feb. 13, 2020—A new algorithm for artificial intelligence-assisted calcium scoring can accurately determine cardiovascular risk across a range of CT scans and in a racially diverse population.
Feb. 10, 2020—A noninvasive MRI approach assesses breast tumor cell size and could be a useful way to evaluate early response to neoadjuvant therapy.
Jan. 28, 2020—Diffusion MRI may provide a noninvasive approach to assess nerve regeneration and distinguish successful from unsuccessful repairs earlier.
Mar. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers are on a quest to develop early biomarkers of treatment outcomes for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy based on their individual brain networks.
Oct. 26, 2018—The grant will allow Charles Caskey to lead research into using ultrasound as an image-guided therapy for drug delivery.
Jun. 7, 2018—A research-dedicated PET/CT scanner installed recently in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) will expand opportunities for Vanderbilt researchers to conduct studies of a wide range of disorders, from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease.
May. 31, 2018—Rachelle Crescenzi, PhD., research instructor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences, was recently awarded an American Heart Association Career Development Award for her project, “Visualizing Vascular Mechanisms of Salt Sensitivity.” The award begins July 1 and has been funded for $77,000 per year for three years.
May. 31, 2018—Shannon Cole, DNP, instructor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), and Melissa Hilmes, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), have been named co-directors of the Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning (VPIL) effective June 1.