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October 1, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of CT with the AAPM

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

AAPM’s Virtual Museum of Medical Physics is celebrating the milestone of the first patient CT scan with an image and video gallery. Check it out!

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September 30, 2021 · Leave a Comment

FDA approval for Siemens NAEOTOM

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Mayo Clinic’s CT Clinical Innovation Center has been part of a journey that spanned more than a decade. Partnering with Siemens Healthineers, the first human whole-body, high-flux photon counting CT system was installed at Mayo in 2014. Another prototype was installed in 2020, and today the system installed in April 2021, the NAEOTOM Alpha, has […]

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September 28, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations to our Siemens colleagues

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Three researchers from Siemens Healthineers – Stefan Ulzheimer, PhD, Professor Thomas Flohr, PhD, and Björn Kreisler, PhD – have been nominated for the German Future Award (Deutscher Zukunftspreis). Their project entitled “A photon-counting computed tomography scanner – a revolutionary way of looking inside the human body” opens new horizons in clinical imaging by successfully combining […]

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June 14, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Dr. McCollough selected as Reviewer of the Month

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Dr. Cynthia McCollough was selected as a Reviewer of the Month for April 2021 by the Annals of Translational Medicine. She was interviewed after this honor was given, and the transcript can be found here. Congratulations!

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June 10, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Welcome, Kristin Burke!

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Kristin Burke is a recent graduate of Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering in Milwaukee, WI. There she studied biomedical engineering with a concentration in biomechanics. During her time at Marquette she worked as a research assistant in the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Center, analyzing gait cycle mechanics collected through biplane fluoroscopy and creating 3D […]

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February 26, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Nathan Huber

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Congratulations to our graduate student, Nathan Huber, and his new wife Hannah, who were married on February 13, 2021.

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February 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Welcome, Dr. Chelsea Dunning

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Chelsea Dunning, PhD, has joined our group! Her graduate research was focused on building a table-top x-ray imaging system capable of simultaneous x-ray fluorescence computed tomography and photon-counting computed tomography imaging of high-atomic number contrast agents, which involved both Monte Carlo simulations and experiments for optimization. As a research fellow in the CT CIC, she […]

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January 22, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations Hao and Kishore!

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Congratulations to Hao Gong, Ph.D., and Kishore Rajendran, Ph.D., on becoming Associate Research Consultants in the CT Clinical Innovation Center. Dr. Gong has been with the group since March 2017. His research interests revolve around the improvement of the safety, quality, and efficiency of CT imaging techniques used in patient care. He is particularly interested […]

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December 22, 2020 · Leave a Comment

RSNA honors Drs. Fletcher and McCollough

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

Dr. Joel Fletcher and Dr. Cynthia McCollough have received the Radiological Society of North America 2020 Honored Educator Award.  This annual award is given to individuals invested in furthering the profession of radiology by delivering high‐quality educational content in their field of study.  Congratulations! Read more here. 

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November 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

CT CIC staff featured in Mayo Heritage Film

By Kristina Nunez Kristina Nunez (@knunez)

A World in a Grain of Sand: New Discoveries in Kidney StonesTravertine stone used extensively in Mayo Clinic buildings has provided a research team from Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois with an unexpected – and beautiful – clue about kidney stones.

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