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October 26, 2017
Health Seminar: Updates in Breast Cancer Screening and Surgical Treatment
Continuing Medical Education Events
Find out what continuing medical education (CME) classes are offered through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. Our training provides physicians and health care processionals cutting-edge educational endeavors that teach evidence-based practices and identify emerging health care needs.
Brian Holly, M.D. Associate Program Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Khara Simpson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
News and Publications
Download the Summer 2017 issue of RadiologyUpdate.
October 16, 2017
Among the members elected to the National Academy of Medicine is Martin Pomper, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science and director of our division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
June 29, 2017
It's estimated that 20% to 50% of imaging scans in the U.S. may be unnecessary, and radiology exams accounted for more than 100 overutilization targets in the Choosing Wisely campaign. With these facts in mind, radiologists and clinicians at Johns Hopkins Hospital are collaborating to develop an ambitious plan to solve the problem.
Over 100 clinicians, researchers and patients came together for a daylong conference on dysautonomia: the anatomy, physiology, pathology and related treatments of the autonomic system.
April 28, 2017
The Interventional Radiology Bedside Service, which launched Oct. 1, 2016, allows patients who need image-guided procedures to have shorter waits.
May 3, 2017
To test the feasibility of a physician-to-patient model that could potentially improve outcomes for a time-sensitive procedure, investigators designed a study to fly Ferdinand K. Hui, M.D., associate professor of radiology and radiological science at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, by Johns Hopkins Lifeline from Baltimore to a National Institutes of Health Stroke Center at Suburban Hospital in Washington, D.C. —39.4 miles away — to treat a stroke victim.
April 19, 2017
The latest in a series of studies led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine shows that addition of a widely available, noninvasive imaging test called 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT/CT to CT or MRI increases the accuracy of kidney tumor classification.
December 12, 2016
Elliot Fishman, M.D., Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Body CT and Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science, was given The Best Consulting Physician award. The award is presented to physicians providing superior consulting or specialized services.
December 11, 2016
The Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology has highlighted a sample of their accomplishments in all three parts of their tripartite mission of research, education and patient care.
October 26, 2016
The Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology is the winner of four prestigious industry awards - The Aunt Minnies - recognizing excellence in radiology. The department received Aunt Minnies honoring administrative leadership, effective educational programs, technologist training and cutting-edge mobile technology development.
May 27, 2016
Our diagnostic radiology residents use a web-based dashboard to access comprehensive, real-time assessments of their performance.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Elliot Fishman explains why 3-D imaging is especially advantageous for the spectrum of aortic disease.
Dr. Martin Pomper and his team has engineered a new radioactive compound to light up prostate cancer cells on PET scans.
November 9, 2015
It's a big, noisy machine and intimidating even for adults, so imagine how a kid would feel about an MRI. Easing those fears is something the pediatric radiology team at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital is trying to minimize with the help of a new video and other resources.
May 19, 2015
Interventional Radiology and Cardiology are using a new transcatheter treatment for patients with large emboli: ultrasound-enhanced lysis that drives thrombolytic agents directly into the clot. The approach is rapidly emerging as a more efficient and safer alternative to traditional catheter-based treatment or high-dose intravenous clot-busting therapy for massive emboli.
A new high-tech imaging center for furry patients could ultimately benefit human patients.
March 27, 2015
Imaging tests like mammograms or CT scans can detect tumors, but figuring out whether a growth is or isn't cancer usually requires a biopsy to study cells directly. Now results of a Johns Hopkins study suggest that MRI could one day make biopsies more effective or even replace them altogether by noninvasively detecting telltale sugar molecules shed by the outer membranes of cancerous cells.
March 16, 2015
Recent years have seen breakneck innovation in the field of radiology, from MRI-guided biopsies, to image-guided stenting, to ways to lower radiation dosage while preserving image quality. Now, a dedicated center at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is making those innovations available to our four-legged — and even winged — friends.
December 17, 2014
A team of pediatric radiologists, urologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed a new way to identify important anatomic features in preparation for bladder exstrophy repair. A pre-operative MRI of the pelvis is combined with computer technology to create a 3-D image of the anatomy, allowing for better coordination and precision during surgery.
December 17, 2014
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a sugar-based molecular microcapsule that eliminates the toxicity of an anticancer agent developed a decade ago at Johns Hopkins, called 3-bromopyruvate, or 3BrPA, in studies of mice with implants of human pancreatic cancer tissue.
December 1, 2014
Johns Hopkins researchers report that their test of an interventional X-ray guidance device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013 has the potential to reduce the radiation exposure of patients undergoing intra-arterial therapy (IAT) for liver cancer.
September 30, 2014
Neuroimaging scientists at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Copenhagen are leading a team that received a $1.5 million grant from the Obama administration’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative to create a next-generation brain imaging system. They hope to help unlock the secrets of mental illnesses, including dementia, Parkinson's disease, depression and schizophrenia. The National Institutes of Health announced the award on Sept. 30.
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