Close to 200 faculty, staff and postdoctoral research associates turned out for the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology 2017 Research Symposium and poster session held in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center on March 28. The annual event included more than 60 posters showcasing an array of ongoing basic and clinical research conducted by MIR investigators. Lectures were also presented by Beau Ances, MD, PhD, professor of neurology and radiology; Vijay Sharma, PhD, professor of radiology, neurology and biomedical engineering; and Suresh Vendantham, MD, professor of radiology and surgery.
Paul Thompson, PhD, professor of radiology, neurology, psychiatry and engineering at the University of Southern California, gave the keynote lecture "The ENIGMA Consortium: Mapping Human Brain Disease with Imaging and Genomics in 50,000 Individuals from 35 Countries."
2017 MIR Research Symposium
A. Graduate research assistant Inema Orukari (left) listens to graduate fellow Dov Lerman-Sinkoff.
B. The 2017 MIR Research Symposium and poster session was held in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, located on the Washington University School of Medicine campus.
C. Robert J. Gropler, MD, professor of radiology, and Sally J. Schwarz, MS, RPH, BCNP, professor of radiology
D. Keynote speaker Paul Thompson, PhD, specializes in the field of human brain mapping.
E. MIR director and head of radiology, Richard L. Wahl, MD, addresses attendees.
F. Beau Ances, MD, PhD, professor of neurology and radiology, gives the opening lecture.