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Keynote Speakers

Sharmila Majumdar, MD, Ph.D.
Sharmila Majumdar, MD, Ph.D.

Margaret Hart Surbeck Distinguished Professor in Advanced Imaging
Vice Chair for Research
Director Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Research Group
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Executive and Scientific Director
Center for Intelligent Imaging

Dr. Majumdar is the Margaret Hart Surbeck Distinguished Professor in Advanced Imaging and Vice Chair for Research, in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She serves as the Executive and Scientific Director at the Center for Intelligent Imaging, and as Director Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Research Group, in the department. She holds courtesy appointments as Professor in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences. Dr. Majumdar has led NIH funded programs in musculoskeletal diseases, run industrial collaborations and clinical trials, and has a strong focus on diversity with numerous diversity supplements associated with her NIH awards.

Sharmila has served as the mentor for 49 post-doctoral fellows, providing both direct research supervision and guidance in establishing independent positions. Twenty-seven have gone on to hold academic positions, several have gone to be scientists at National Institutions such as the NIH, CNRS-France, many with MD or DDS degrees are in Private Practice, and others have gone on to successful careers in the industry. As a senior faculty member in her department, she has also mentored junior faculty members, advising them on the various aspects required for establishing research programs, teaching experience, and other requirements for promotion and a successful career. Many of the faculty have held K awards, including K25 awards, and are leading researchers now in their own right, both at UCSF and other institutions. Over the years, she has mentored, sat on qualifying exam committees, and supervised the thesis research of 106 students, comprising undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.

She has been a strong advocate for women researchers, students, and staff. Dr. Majumdar has been/is an active member of the ISMRM, participating in annual meetings from the earliest days in 1983, when the two MR societies were separate entities, missing only a few for life events, such as growing her family. She was one of the earliest members of the musculoskeletal study group, served as a member of various ISMRM committees, given educational courses, chaired sessions, and actively supports ISMRM members. She is a strong proponent of career development, advocacy for women, and support for under-represented researchers, and junior colleagues.

She was selected as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers in 2004 and a fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) in 2008. In 2007, the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF awarded her the “Excellence in Direct Teaching and/or Excellence in Mentoring and Advising Award”. She was awarded the ISMRM Gold medal in 2016. She is a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.

Bruce Rosen, MD, Ph.D.
Bruce Rosen, MD, Ph.D.

Laurence Lamson Robbins Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair of Research
Harvard Medical School

Director of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Bruce Rosen is Director of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Laurence Lamson Robbins Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Rosen received his MD degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1982 and his PhD degree from MIT in 1984, and subsequently completed an internship and residency at Mass General and research fellowships at Mass General and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST). He joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School in 1987.

Dr. Rosen has received numerous awards in recognition of his contributions to biomedical imaging, including the Outstanding Researcher award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the Rigshospitalet’s International KFJ Prize from the University of Copenhagen/Rigshospitalet. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM); a Gold Medal winner from ISMRM for his contributions to the field of functional neuroimaging; a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering; and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the National Academy of Inventors.

Among his many achievements in the biomedical sciences, Dr. Rosen is a pioneer in the field of functional neuroimaging. In the early 1990s, he oversaw the development of the technique of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which measures the hemodynamic and metabolic changes associated with brain activity in both health and disease. More recently, his work has focused on the integration of fMRI data with information from other imaging modalities, including positron emission tomography (PET), magnetoencephalography (MEG), and noninvasive optical imaging. Many of the tools he has introduced are now used by research centers and hospitals around the world to study and evaluate patients with stroke, brain tumors, dementia, and neurologic and psychological disorders.


8:30 AM – 8:50 AM Breakfast and registration
8:50 AM – 9:00 AM Opening remarks
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote Lecture 1: Sharmila Majumdar, MD, Ph.D.
10:00 AM – 10:05 AM Break
10:05 AM – 10:30 AM Local Speaker: Terry Magnuson
10:30 AM – 11:10 AM Oral Presentations Session 1
11:10 AM – 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Keynote Lecture 2: Bruce Rosen, MD, Ph.D.
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Break
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Oral Presentations Session 2
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Presentation of Awards & Prizes
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Poster Presentations
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Happy Hour

2022 Radiology Abstract Book

Radiology Abstract Book

Oral and Poster Presentations

Radiology Research Day Program

Call for Abstracts

Please join the UNC Department of Radiology for the 2022 Radiology Departmental Research Symposium, where we will highlight advances in clinical and translational imaging research. This event will feature the research of our faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, and graduate trainees. We invite you to submit your research for presentation. Abstracts will be presented during a poster session in October 2022. Top submissions will be invited for an oral (Power Point) presentation. Selections will be made based on scientific merit and subject area.

Relevant Dates

  • Abstract submissions open: June 20, 2022
  • Abstract submissions due: July 22, 2022
  • Research day: October 20, 2022


Submission Categories

Select one topic area from the list below. This will be used to organize the abstract review.

  • Abdominal/thoracic imaging
  • Breast Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Emergency Radiology
  • Epidemiology and surveillance
  • Image analysis and technology
  • Interventional radiology
  • Molecular imaging and therapeutics
  • MSK imaging
  • Neuroradiology
  • Pediatric imaging
  • Quality and safety

Submission Review

All abstracts will be evaluated by UNC faculty using a blinded review process. Your submission title, abstract, or figures should not contain author names.

Poster Information