BIRC NEWS


Study looks at how to slow progression of dementia

Dr. Michael Borrie is leading a study using PET scans to slow the progression of dementia....

https://london.ctvnews.ca/study-looks-at-how-to-slow-progression-of-dementia 


Medical study aims to better detect breast cancer through 3D imaging

Dr. Anat Kornecki, Lawson scientist and radiologist at St. Joseph's, London, Ontario leads the medical study to better detect cancer through 3D imaging

Breast Cancer 3 D Imaging


Newsmakers 2019

Imaging scientist, Dr. Grace Parraga, is a Western University Newsmaker of the Year 2019

https://news.westernu.ca/2019/12/newsmakers-2019-grace-parraga/


Western University lung imaging studies challenge assumptions about asthma

Two studies led by Rachel Eddy and Dr. Grace Parraga show that hyperpolarized MRI reveals unique and permanent patterns in ventilation defects in lungs of people with asthma.

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Meet our Featured Researcher

Dr. Udunna Anazodo

Dr Anazodo is a Neuroimaging Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute and an Assistant Professor of Medical Biophysics at Western University. She leads the Multimodal Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disease (MiND) Lab at Lawson Health Research Institute. Her research combines quantitative positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tools to find effective biomarkers that can be used in clinic for early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases. Her recent work uses PET/MRI to explore the role of inflammation in the development and progression of cognitive decline.     

https://www.researchgate.net/lab/MiND-LAB-Udunna-Anazodo

EVENTS 


PeMS PET/MR Seminar Series - February 5th at 4:00 pm

The February PeMS seminar will take place in Shuttleworth Auditorium, SJHC on Feb. 5th at 4:00 pm.

Ben Wilk, PhD candidate, will be presenting his talk on cardiac imaging

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IDSTEM 

Inspiring Diversity in STEM 2020 Conference

When: Saturday, March 21st to Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Where: Health Science Building and FIMS and Nursing Building

Registration is available HERE


ImNO 2020

18th Annual Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium

When: Thursday, March 26th - Friday, March 27th, 2020

Where: Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Registration is available HERE


Save the date - LIDD 2020

London Imaging Discovery Day

When: Thursday, June 18, 2020, Full Day

Where: Darryl J. King Student Life Centre, King’s University College


Meet our Featured Trainees

           

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