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Smith’s spinal cord imaging work lauded

Jan. 10, 2019—In recognition of his research contributions to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods for detecting and quantifying spinal cord damage, Seth Smith, associate professor of radiology and radiological sciences, biomedical engineering, and ophthalmology and visual sciences, was recently awarded a 2018 Distinguished Investigator Award by the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research (ARR). Seth...

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VU engineer wins $1.5 million to develop magnetic capsule endoscope

Sep. 22, 2014—Pietro Valdastri, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, and colleagues will continue to develop a unique endoscope for colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with the support of a 4-year, $1.5 million grant – “A magnetic capsule endoscope for colonoscopy in patients with IBD” – from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging...

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VUIIS to host NCI’s Cancer Imaging Camp in 2012 & 2013

Nov. 19, 2010—The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) has been selected to host the Cancer Imaging Camp, run by program staff of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI), in 2012 and 2013. The Cancer Research Imaging Camp workshop is a special weeklong intensive course on in vivo imaging technique designed for...

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