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Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology. We are one of the nation’s largest and most productive academic radiology departments in the world, with nearly 200 dedicated clinical and research faculty. Our physicians practice in the hospitals and clinics of the UPMC, one of the nation’s outstanding health systems, honored repeatedly by U.S. News & World Report. The research program is currently one of the top funded radiology departments, with over 10 million dollars in total funding. Our residency program is one of the largest programs in the country.

2016 RSNA Meeting

UPMC RSNA Book 2016
Meeting Date: Nov. 27th - Dec. 2nd, 2016


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RSNA Trainee Research Prize in Gastrointestinal Radiology

Congratulations to second-year resident Jonathan McGovern, recipient of this this year’s RSNA Trainee Research Prize in Gastrointestinal Radiology!
Jonathan’s project title is CT Radiogenomic Characterization of ATRX and DAXX Alterations in Primary Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Radiology faculty mentors for this project are: Drs. Anil Dasyam, Alessandro Furlan, and Amir Borhani.

Congratulations on this excellent work and prestigious award!

ExpertDDx: Abdomen and Pelvis, 2nd Edition

Dr. Tublin and faculty from the abdominal imaging section (Drs. Borhani, Furlan and Heller) collaborated with authors at Stanford and John Hopkins and just published the second addition of Expert DDX: Abdomen and Pelvis.


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Medical Student Symposium for IR 2016

3rd Annual Interventional Radiology Educational Symposium was held on October 22nd, 2016 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at Biomedical Science Tower South, University of Pittsburgh Med

Dr. Ted Huppert Receives Human Connectome Project Funding

A team of University of Pittsburgh scientists, including Dr. Ted Huppert from Radiology, received a multi-million dollar U01 grant to study brain aging and dementia. As part of the Human Connectome Project, this grant will provide funds to perform MRI, magnetoencephalography, and PET amyloid imaging on control and dementia patents in an effort to better understand how structural changes resulting from vascular disease contribute to cognitive dysfunction.

Celebratory Dinner Held for Graduating Residents

The department recently held a graduation dinner for the 4th year residents at the University Club. Residents had the opportunity to vote for faculty for several awards, which were then presented at this dinner. Recipients included Dr. Matthew Heller, who received the Federle Mentorship Award, and Dr. Carl Fuhrman, who received the Ronald J. Hoy Excellence in Teaching Award.

MRRC Installs New Prisma System

The MR Research Center has recently replaced one of their MR scanners with a new Siemens Magnetom Prisma system. The Prisma, which has a dedicated 64-channel head coil, is equipped with Connectome-level gradients for better neuroimaging.

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