Spotlight

Dr. David Naeger Selected to Debas Academy

 

August 15, 2014

Dr. David Naeger has been selected by the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators to be inducted into the Debas Academy.  This honor recognizes Dr. Naeger as a “highly accomplished medical educator.”

Read more about Dr. Naeger's accomplisment at our department blog page: Dr. David Naeger Honored with Selection to Haile T. Debas Academy

Radiology Contributes to 2014 AIDS Walk

 

August 5, 2014

On July 20, a combined team of staff and faculty participated as one of 20 UCSF teams at the SF AIDS Walk. Their efforts raised nearly $7000; one of the higest donations – this was a terrific effort for a great cause and it was good to see the group come together. 

Please check out the photos and details on our blog: 2014 San Francisco AIDS Walk



Dr. Mukherjee Featured on UCSF's Website!

August 1, 2014

Featured on the UCSF's website, Dr. Mukherjee's article on "Kids with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders Show Brain Wiring Differences" discovers children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.

Read more about it on UCSF's News page: "Kids with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders Show Brain Wiring Difference".

Neuro Textbook
‘Neuroradiology Signs’:
An Innovative New Neuroimaging Textbook!

July 10, 2014

An exciting and innovative new book, Neuroradiology Signs, has just been published by neuroradiologists at UCSF.

The lead authors are Mai-Lan Ho, MD, a Chief Fellow and Clinical Instructor in Neuroradiology at UCSF, and Ronald L. Eisenberg, MD, JD, a Professor of Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Other key contributors from UCSF include Drs. Bill Dillon, MD, Jim Barkovich, MD, Christine Glastonbury, MD, Cynthia Chin, MD, and Christopher Dowd, MD.

Read more about it on at our department blog page: ‘Neuroradiology Signs’: An Innovative New Neuroimaging Textbook!


CT-Guided Steroid Injections for Relief of Spine Pain
 

 
June 23, 2014
 
Some patients may be concerned about the safety of treating radiating back pain with corticosteroid injections in the wake of a recent article in the Los Angeles Times that warned about the risks associated with corticosteroid injections in the spine.  At UCSF, when we are injecting near blood vessels, we use a steroid that has no particles in order to minimize the risk of embolization.