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  • Congrats Mingxia Liu, Assistant Professor, for Being Honored with Two Major Awards

    Congratulations Mingxia Liu, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and BRIC; Director, Machine Intelligence in Biomedical Computing Lab; and Co-Director, Radiological Sciences Faculty Development. Mingxia Liu received the Outstanding Area Chair Award from the Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2023). She and her colleagues also won the Best Paper Award from Machine Learning in Medical Imaging … Read more

  • Brain and Heart MRI Images

    New study reveals strong connection between heart and brain health

    Dr. Hongtu Zhu, a BRIC faculty member and his team recently published a paper in Science (https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abn6598).  They used advanced techniques to study the brain and its connection with the rest of the body. Traditional brain imaging methods often overlook the interaction between the brain and other organs. In a recent study, Zhu and colleagues … Read more

  • The cover art illustrates ultrasound-mediated drug delivery into a biofilm-infected wound. Illustration by Ella Marushchenko.

    Breaking Through Bacterial Barriers in Chronic Treatment-Resistant Wounds

    Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, have developed a new method that combines palmitoleic acid, gentamicin, and non-invasive ultrasound to help improve drug delivery in chronic wounds that have been infected with S. aureus. Using their new strategy, researchers including BRIC faculty member Dr. Paul Dayton, and Dr. Sarah … Read more

  • BRIC Seminar Series presents Dr. Babak Behnam Azad

    Join us Wednesday March 8th at 4:00pm EST for a presentation by Babak Behnam Azad, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences and Technical Director at the Center for Translational Molecular Imaging (CTMI) within the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine! Targeted Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Improved Disease Management Wednesday, March 8th 4:00 PM via … Read more

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Congrats Mingxia Liu, Assistant Professor, for Being Honored with Two Major Awards

Congratulations Mingxia Liu, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and BRIC; Director, Machine Intelligence in Biomedical Computing Lab; and Co-Director, Radiological Sciences Faculty Development. Mingxia Liu received the Outstanding Area Chair Award from the Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2023). She and her colleagues also won the Best Paper Award from Machine Learning in Medical Imaging …