Mission Statement: To validate new CT techniques and develop novel contrast material to improve clinical CT imaging.
Our translational research group focuses on the exploration and development of novel CT techniques for the diagnosis of clinical disease. Our preclinical work involves validating and testing the limits of CT scanning in both phantom and animal models, and includes the development and testing of novel CT contrast materials. Our research extends into the clinical realm by retrospective and prospective assessment of the value of dynamic contrast enhanced imaging for clinical use. Also, we test the validity of commonly held assumptions in a series of retrospective evaluation of clinical radiological examinations.
Our research group works closely with the Abdominal Imaging Section of the UCSF Department of Radiology, as well as the Center for Pharmaceutical and Molecular Imaging which is under the direction of Robert C. Brasch, MD.
We are accepting applications of persons who are interested in pursuing or learning about radiological research. Please contact us by e-mail.