BIRC NEWS


Congratulations to Robert Bartha, PhD, who has been appointed as Vice Dean, Research & Innovation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry effective September 6, 2022, to September 5, 2027. FULL STORY HERE


LIDD 2022 Award Winners

Faculty Awards presented at LIDD 2022 on June 9, 2022

Annual Award for Academic Excellence:
  • Dr. Keith St. Lawrence (Research)
Lifetime Achievement Award:
  • Dr. Ian Cunningham 
  • Dr. Roman Kozak 
Chair’s Award of Inspiration:   for demonstrating Exemplary Volunteeris: Emily Mol, Kathy Lott, Penny Healey
Poster Certificate Award Winners:Honourable Mention:
Edward Wang – Cardiothoracic, Maksym Sharma – Cardiothoracic, Rachel Wagner – Neuroradiology, Olivia Tong – Neuroradiology, Lucas Narciso – Nuclear Medicine, Elise Woodward – Nuclear Medicine
Certificate of Merit:Marissa McIntosh – Cardiothoracic, Rajan Leung & Aidan Fry – Cardiothoracic, Lipika Abbareddy – Neuroradiology, Sebastian Aniol – Neuroradiology, Lisa Garland – Vascular Interventional Radiology, Samuel Xu – Vascular Interventional Radiology, Claire Park – Body, Lisa Xuan – Body, Osama Smettei – Nuclear Medicine, Mina Swiha – Nuclear Medicine
Magna Cum Laude:Harkiran Kooner – Cardiothoracic, Jaryd Christie – Cardiothoracic, Kevin Chung – Neuroradiology, Luke Helpard – Neuroradiology, Sydney Wilson – Body, Qin Sun – Vascular Interventional Radiology, Josephine Tan – Nuclear Medicine, Seva Ioussoufovitch – Nuclear Medicine

Awards presented at the Graduation Ceremony, on June 13, 2022

Residents’ Choice Award for Best PGY5 Board Exam Review:  Dr. Ian Chan
Residents’ Choice Award for Best Rounds Presentation:  Dr. Leandro Leite
Residents’ Choice Award for Best Academic Half Day Presentation:  Dr. Ian Chan
Residents’ Choice Award for Outstanding Radiology Role Model:  Dr. Andrew Leung
Residents’ Choice Award for Teacher of the Year:  Dr. Harry Marshall
Neuroradiology Award:   Dr. Alexander Anishchenko
Rankin Singh Award:   Dr. Sebastien Robert
Carey Singh Award:   Dr. Victor Lam
Jason Ashley Award:   Dr. Lubna Siddiqi
Mark Landis Award:   Dr. Timothy Miao
RSNA Radiology Award:   Dr. Omar Daher
Nuclear Medicine Residents’ Choice Award for Outstanding Role Model:  Dr. Irina Rachinsky
Nuclear Medicine Residents’ Choice Award for Teacher of the Year:  Dr. David Laidley
RSNA Nuclear Medicine Award:   Dr. Rami Abazid


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Seminar Series presentation slides available

June 3rd, 2022 Seminar Series: Dr. Mohammad Mehrmohammadi's presentation titled "Light and sound work together to enable the next generation of intellingent theranostic systems" slides are now available HERE

Events

BIRC Newsletter 2022 - Issue 3

The BIRC Newsletter (2022 - Issue 3) is available HERE

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Please see the Western Indigenous Initiatives website for a list of events leading up to and including September 30th and includes, on the 30th, the Launch of the Indigenous Learning Honour (8am) and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at the Green in Wortley Village (9am). 


INOVAIT Lecture Series

Image-guided therapy (IGT) has revolutionized the healthcare delivery landscape across many clinical domains; from disrupting the fundamentals of traditional surgery and facilitating the development of minimally invasive procedures to the advancement of new imaging modalities and treatment planning technologies that help make therapeutic interventions less invasive and more precise.

September 21Big Data & Image-Guided Therapy: Current Efforts & Future Prospects - register HERE

More information HERE


2022 Imaging Conferences

WMIC 2022, September 28-October 1, 2022, Miami Beach, FL, USA. Abstract submission open, deadline May 4th MORE INFORMATION HERE
RSNA 2022, 108th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 27 to December 1, 2022 McCormick Place, Chicago Illinois. Abstract submission will be open from February 24 to May 4, 2022. MORE INFORMATION HERE

2023 Imaging Conferences

ISMRM-ESMRMB & ISMRT 32nd Annual Meeting, June 3-8, 2023, Toronto, Ontario
SNMMI, June 24-27, 2023, Chicago, IL, USA 
BioEM 2023, June 18-23, 2023, Oxford, England

Opportunities 

MRI Technologist for the hybrid PET/MRI Molecular Imaging Program at Lawson Health Research Institute

Job description and application process HERE


Image-Guided Interventions - Limited Term Faculty Position (Assistant Professor), Department of Medical Biophysics, Robarts Research Institute, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

MORE INFORMATION HERE


A statement from the presidents of Canada’s federal research granting agencies to support Ukrainian research trainees. 
As the presidents of Canada’s three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)—we wish to express our deep solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the context of Vladimir Putin’s unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.

For more information