News Archive

VIR chief Kalva administers first certifying exams for interventional radiology


The Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology certificate is one of four primary certificates offered by the American Board of Radiology.

Neuroradiology chief Maldjian receives Distinguished Educator award from research academy


Recipients of the award have attained a level of research accomplishment that ranks within the top 10 percent of all academic radiology faculty

Radiologist Fetzer performs first contrast-enhanced ultrasound procedure at UT Southwestern


Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is considered a safe and effective troubleshooting procedure.

Researcher de Gracia Lux receives grant to study ultrasound gene delivery in blood cancers


Dr. Caroline de Gracia Lux will investigate using ultrasound to genetically modify a patient’s cells to recognize and destroy cancer.

Postdoctoral researcher Davenport advocates for youth with head injuries


Dr. Elizabeth Davenport turned head-injury research into advocacy when she met with lawmakers on October 24.

Academic affairs vice chair honored for excellence in education


Longtime Radiology faculty member received Distinguished Educator Award at Excellence in Education Awards ceremony.

Ultrasound treatment of prostate cancer a first in Texas


Dr. Daniel Costa and colleagues use targeted ultrasound therapy to destroy prostate cancer cells while sparing nearby nerves and organs.

Research vice chair Lenkinski receives postdoctoral mentor award


Dr. Robert Lenkinski considers it “a great honor” to be recognized as an outstanding mentor.

Research team receives grant to study cancer therapy response


Dr. Ananth Madhuranthakam, Dr. Joseph Maldjian, and Dr. Ivan Pedrosa will receive $3.1 million over five years to study quantitative imaging in brain and kidney cancers.

Novakovic named chair-elect for stroke committee


Dr. Robin Novakovic was named Chair-Elect for the Stroke Committee of the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council.