Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Lung screening program continues to grow

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Lung Screening Program for patients at high risk for cancer recently reached a milestone, enrolling more than 700 patients and performing more than 1,000 CT screening examinations.

Three teams take top prizes at inaugural innovation challenge

Last week, Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences hosted the inaugural RadX Innovation Challenge Pitch Event.

Abramson to lead new Department of Radiology innovation program

Richard Abramson, M.D., will engage in creative program development as the Department of Radiology’s first Vice Chair for Innovation.

Spalluto lands grant from AMA Women Physicians Section

Vanderbilt’s Lucy Spalluto, M.D., assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, was recently named to receive a 2015 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grant from the American Medical Association Women Physicians Section.

Brown to head cancer registry for Y-90 tumor treatments

Dan Brown, M.D., professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and chief of Interventional Oncology, will spearhead a national Vanderbilt-led research registry that tracks cancer patients whose tumors are treated with Yttrium-90 (Y-90), a radioactive isotope.

Technique brings spinal cord neural signaling into focus

Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science have achieved the first conclusive non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human volunteers.

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