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April 29, 2020

Dr. Partridge research team awarded grant for CCSG Pilot study

Congratulations to Savannah Partridge, Ph.D. and her research group on a Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium 2020 Pilot Grant titled, “Radiomics-based Phenotyping for Improved Biologic Stratification and Treatment of Breast Tumors”.  Per Dr. Partridge, “We will study breast MRI radiomics-based tumor phenotypes in women with Triple-negative breast cancer and evaluate associations with response to treatment, level…


April 6, 2020

Dr. Christoph Lee discusses how AI can improve accuracy in mammography

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March 2, 2020

Dr. Habib Rahbar on abbreviated breast MRI for screening

A new research study published in JAMA compared abbreviated breast MRI (AB-MR) – a faster, more targeted version of MRI – with digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography,  for breast cancer screening in women with dense breasts.  Habib Rahbar, MD, was the Principal Investigator for the Fred Hutch / University of Washington Cancer…


Dr. Christoph Lee secures $4.5M MERIT award from NIH

Congratulations to Dr. Christoph Lee, MD on his recent Method to Extend Research Time (MERIT) award of $4.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.  Lee is leading a multidisciplinary team of experts in breast cancer screening, machine and deep learning, data science and imaging technology assessment. Their goal is to take a validated, highly…


February 27, 2020

Dr. Katy Lowry selected for Academy Council of Early Investigators

Congratulations to Dr. Katy Lowry, MD on her sponsorship by The Society of Breast Imaging to be a member of The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research‘s Council for Early Career Investigators in Imaging (CECI2), class of 2020.  The Council was created in 2014 to recognize the achievements of researchers who are in the…