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What happens when collaborations go awry? Ph.D. student’s blog post offers solutions

Jan. 24, 2017—Our researchers seek collaborations across campus, the nation and the world, and those often lead to life-changing — and sometimes life-saving — technology coming out of their labs. But what happens when those collaborations go awry? asked Megan Poorman, a Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering who is affiliated with the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging...

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Open-source instructions for focused ultrasound provide cancer research boost

Jun. 8, 2016—Focused ultrasound is FDA-approved to treat three medical conditions and under investigation to treat dozens more. Just this week, popular TV journalist and surgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta explored the topic of focused ultrasound (FUS) as an experimental treatment for Parkinson’s disease. But the needed equipment costs hundreds of thousands of dollars and is tough to...

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Will Grissom makes problem-solving nerds look cool

Sep. 25, 2014—“I live for the problems we get to solve,” says Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and electrical engineering. The problems Grissom refers to revolve around magnetic resonance imaging – helping clinicians see inside the human body, discovering new ways to target diseases and creating more effective and efficient health care solutions. Self-described...

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Gore honored by Zhejiang University

Feb. 19, 2014—John Gore, director of the Vanderbilt University Institute for Imaging Science, was named an honorary professor of Zhejiang University, China, during his recent visit to Zhejiang University School of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science. John Gore Gore, who delivered a lecture titled “The Emerging Role of Biomedical Imaging,” was presented the Certificate of Honorary Professor...

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Professor helps validate maps of the brain’s resting state

Jun. 19, 2013—Kick back and shut your eyes. Now stop thinking. You have just put your brain into what neuroscientists call its resting state. What the brain is doing when an individual is not focused on the outside world has become the focus of considerable research in recent years. One of the potential benefits of these studies...

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John Gore elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 9, 2011—John C. Gore, Hertha Ramsey Cress University Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University and professor of biomedical engineering, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to the development and applications of magnetic resonance and other imaging techniques in medicine. Gore is the director of...

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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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