Researchers have demonstrated a technique that enables specific and accurate labeling of brain tumor tissue in mice. If proven effective in patients, the method could make complete surgical removal of brain tumors more feasible.
Radiologist and molecular imaging researcher Moritz Kircher was awarded a Brain and Immuno-Imaging Grant by The Dana Foundation. This three-year grant supports the development of a dual-modality MRI-Raman nanoparticle that allows combined pre-and intra-operative visualization of glioblastomas.
Neurologist Antonio Omuro was awarded the highly prestigious Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award by the National Cancer Institute. This award recognizes 11 exceptional clinical investigators for their contributions to the advancement of clinical research through collaborative team science.
New research funds have been awarded by the RSNA Research & Education Foundation to Robert Young, MD for Using Functional MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Language Pathway to Optimize Brain Tumor Resection.