list : Imaging

  • Sanjiv Sam Gambhir dies at 57

    The professor and chair of radiology at Stanford was a global leader in advancing techniques for molecular imaging and early cancer detection.

  • Radiologist Leslie Zatz dies at 91

    Zatz was a radiologist ahead of his time, envisioning the framework behind some of today’s most advanced practices in radiology and AI-powered diagnostics.

  • AI to help detect brain aneurysms

    Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by Stanford medical experts and computer scientists.

  • Algorithm success in screening for disease

    In a matter of seconds, a new algorithm read chest X-rays for 14 pathologies, performing as well as radiologists in most cases, a Stanford-led study says.

  • $9.6 million grant to Stanford team

    The Stanford project, led by neuroscientists Tony Wyss-Coray and Marion Buckwalter, will focus on the influence of immune factors and systemic inflammation on the brain.

  • Technique for quickly spotting TB

    A newly created two-piece fluorescent probe gets activated when it comes in contact with tuberculosis bacteria in a phlegm.

  • Innovations in kids’ MRI scans

    Stanford pediatric radiologist Shreyas Vasanawala is tailoring MRI equipment to children. His work allows young patients to receive faster MRI exams that require less anesthesia.

  • Predicting success of lung cancer drug

    With the help of a new radioactive tracer, doctors can predict with more than 80 percent accuracy how well a widely-used lung cancer drug will combat tumors, according to researchers at Stanford.

  • Imaging program launches seminar series

    A seminar series that aims to fosters cross-disciplinary discussions about medicine and disease will begin Jan. 31 with an event led by Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute.

  • Peering into kids’ bones

    Mary Leonard, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford, works to understand exactly how chronic diseases hurt children’s bone health.