Watch this clip from The Pulse of St. Louis as MIR professor Samuel Achilefu explains his creation: cancer-seeing goggles for surgeons. Achilefu was featured as part of a story about Siteman Cancer Center receiving the highest rating possible from the NCI.
A competition to develop bold new methods for treating blindness resulted in a win for BMRL researchers Sheng-Kwei (Victor) Song, PhD, and Yong Wang, PhD. The pair received one of five grants awarded by the National Eye Institute as part of its ‘Audacious Goals Initiative' to restore vision by regenerating neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system.
Congratulations to Barbara Monsees, MD, who was featured as one the Top 25 Radiology Professors on the blog of MedicalTechnologySchools.com .
Vamsi Narra, MD, was one of four physicians at the medical school to receive a Distinguished Clinician Award at the 2015 Faculty Recognition reception on February 18th.
A new imaging agent that may identify artery-clogging plaque in people at risk for heart attacks and strokes was developed at Washington University and the University of California (Santa Barbara), in collaboration with Texas A&M University. MIR professor Pamela Woodard, MD, led the multi-university team effort.
MIR professor Samuel Achilefu, has been named as the recipient of the St. Louis Award for his work in creating goggles that enable surgeons to see cancer cells as they operate.
Three ancient Egyptian mummies from the Saint Louis Art Museum were transported to the medical center for CT scans by Mallinckrodt Institute radiologists. Details are in the latest edition of Focal Spot.