Tag "IRC"

Congratulations to the entire IRC team for coming out to rock your ride and support heart health and stroke awareness! Last Thursday night’s CycleNation fundraising event was for helping our community take control of brain and heart health.  Contributions by › Continue Reading

The Center for Pulmonary Imaging Research (CPIR) is a multi-disciplinary team of researchers and clinicians from Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, and the Imaging Research Center (IRC). The CPIR, directed by Jason Woods, PhD, was launched in 2013 to conduct collaborative research focused › Continue Reading

The Cincinnati Children’s employee appreciation events this year were a huge hit with three days of Reds games, giveaways and concessions. For one of our Radiology staff, the ballgame on Sunday, July 21, was the choir highlight of her whole › Continue Reading

Reds Opening Day in Cincinnati is a tradition of starting the baseball season. It’s quite a big event around here. We Cincinnatians celebrate it by having a parade in downtown Cincinnati. A lot of people take the day off just › Continue Reading

Earlier this month the Imaging Research Center (IRC) at Cincinnati Children’s commissioned its seventh research MR scanner. This scanner is a state-of-the-art, 3 Tesla magnet with all the features needed to perform cutting-edge research and capture the very best clinical images. › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging method that uses the protons of hydrogen atoms within the body to generate a medical image. MRI of the lungs has historically been challenging for a few different reasons. One reason is that › Continue Reading

Today is Banana Day!

It’s an edible fruit, a berry (botanically), and its name is thought to be of West African origin. What is it? A banana! Three small bananas can provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. Like apples and watermelons, bananas can › Continue Reading

Prematurely born babies often have difficulty breathing on their own because their lungs have not fully developed before birth. Some of these babies require long durations of oxygen support or mechanical ventilation and are given a clinical diagnosis of bronchopulmonary › Continue Reading

Photo: (lf-rt) Randy Giaquinto, Blaise V. Jones, MD and James L. Leach, MD Cincinnati Children’s honored three of our Radiology faculty in their extraordinary achievements of entrepreneurship and teamwork at the 5th Annual Faculty Awards on Feb. 19. Randy Giaquinto › Continue Reading

One of the hallmarks of Cincinnati Children’s is the huge role that research plays in our mission. It is not always obvious, but one way or the other, research impacts almost all of our activities. Researchers who study research (yes, › Continue Reading

I started my medical imaging career in 1991, as an x-ray technologist working in the Emergency Room from 4 pm to midnight. Soon, I was asked to start working with this new way of taking pictures without x-rays, which was magnetic › Continue Reading

How can you make breast imaging better? This is the question asked by a group of engineers, imaging scientists, and radiologists. The answer they found was amazing. Researchers in Cincinnati Children’s Imaging Research Center took on this challenging question last › Continue Reading