University of Wisconsin–Madison

News Archive

2018

November

11/12/2018 - Andrew Shepard and Colleagues' Paper Selected as Medphys.org Editor's Pick

October

10/22/2018 - Paul Campagnola Elected as Fellow of The Optical Society

10/15/2018 - Eric Simiele Wins First Prize in NCCAAPM Young Investigator Competition

10/5/2018 - Weibo Cai Invited to Serve as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nanobiotechnology

September

9/10/2018 - Marina Emborg Featured in UW News Stem Cell Feature

August

8/28/2018 - Congressional Staff Tours WIMR Facilities

8/7/2018 - Prof. Weibo Cai Invited to Deliver Plenary Lecture at Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting

July

7/20/2018 - Martin Wagner Receives R21 Grant for 4D Fluoroscopy Project

7/9/2018 - Cai Research Group at the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

7/3/2018 - Weibo Cai Receives Nano Research Young Innovators Award

June

6/29/2018 - Weibo Cai Receives NML Researcher Award

6/26/2018 - Ian Marsh to Present at SNMMI Center for Therapy Excellence Young Investigators Symposium

6/22/2018 - Sydney Jupitz Accepted Into WISCIENCE Public Service Fellows Program

6/18/2018 - Catherine Steffel Selected to Attend Communicating Science Workshop

6/7/2018 - Charlie Matrosic and Catherine Steffel Receive Travel Awards from UW SRGC

6/4/2018 - Gengyan Zhao Receives ISMRM Merit Award

May

5/28/2018 - Larry DeWerd Receives Two Honors

5/24/2018 - Andrew Santoso and Blake Smith Receive 9th Annual Standard Imaging Travel Awards

5/2/2018 - East High Students Visit Department

April

4/11/2018 - Weibo Cai Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

March

3/20/2018 - Diego Hernando Awarded R01 Grant for Liver QSM Project

3/5/2018 - Catherine Steffel Awarded F31 Grant for Ultrasound of Carotid Plaque Project

February

2/15/2018 - Catherine Steffel Selected to Attend Catalyzing Advocacy in Science Engineering 2018 Workshop

2/13/2018 - Ian Marsh Selected to Receive 2017 Ride Scholar Award

2/6/2018 - Bryan Bednarz Co-Authored AAPM Task Group Report Among Top Ten Most-Downloaded Papers in Medical Physics

2/5/2018 - Gengyan Zhao Receives ISMRM Trainee Stipend

January

1/22/2018 - Jeni Smilowitz and Guang-Hong Chen Elected as AAPM Fellows

2017

December

12/21/2017 - Andy Alexander Receives 2018 Postdoctoral Mentor Award

October

10/9/2017 - Prof. Robert Jeraj and Others Work to Highlight Medical Physics Within the American Physical Society

September

9/28/2017 - Profs. Andy Alexander and Brad Christian Appointed Co-Chairs of Waisman Brain Imaging Laboratory

9/27/2017 - Prof. Michael Speidel Awarded R21 Grant for Dual-Energy Subtraction Angiography

August

8/30/2017 - Andrew Santoso and Catherine Steffel Receive Travel Grants to IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium

8/28/2017 - Catherine Steffel and Amy Weisman awarded WISELI Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant

8/7/2017 - Jordan Slagowski Receives John R. Cameron Young Investigator Symposium Award

8/7/2017 - David Adam and Andrew Shepard Receive 8th Annual Standard Imaging Travel Awards

July

7/31/2017 - Medical Physics Alumnae Elected to AAPM Positions

7/19/2017 - Dr. Charles Mistretta Receives ICRU Gray Medal

7/6/2017 - Jorge Jimenez Awarded F31 Grant for New MRI Breast Screening Protocol

7/5/2017 - Weibo Cai Named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship

June

6/26/2017 - Christie Lin and IGT Group Receive Alavi-Mandell Publication Award at 2017 SNMMI

6/19/2017 - Cai Research Group at the 2017 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Denver

6/15/2017 - Bruce Thomadsen Publishes New Book on Brachytherapy Physics

6/15/2017 - Cum Laude Award Winners at 2017 ISMRM

May

5/24/2017 - Christina Brunnquell, Ph.D., Selected for AAPM Science Council Associates Mentorship Program

April

4/20/2017 - Four Cai Group Members Win Travel Awards

4/13/2017 - Jon Hansen Wins First Prize at 2017 NCCAAPM Spring Meeting Young Investigator Symposium

February

2/17/2017 - Vivek Prabhakaran Co-heading $5.5 Million Alzheimer's Study

2/15/2017 - Calibration Lab Students win CIRMS Awards

January

1/25/2017 - Presentation Slides Available for Frank Ranallo's Radiation Safety Talk

2016

December

12/6/2016 - Four Cai Group Members Receive RSNA Travel Awards

12/5/2016 - Margo Batie Selected as GEM Fellow

November

11/3/2016 - Calibration Lab Students Receive AAPM Travel Awards

11/1/2016 - CT Group Members Receive Travel Awards

October

10/24/2016 - Prof. Weibo Cai Delivers Plenary Lecture at EANM Annual Congress

10/20/2016 - Lindsey Drehfal Wins Best Student Presentation at ITEC

10/19/2016 - Michael Kissick Publishes New Book on Radiation Physics

September

9/12/2016 - Daniel Gomez-Cardona Receives 2016 RSNA Trainee Research Prize

August

8/3/2016 - Matthew Scarpelli, Brandon Walker Receive John R. Cameron Young Investigator Symposium Awards

July

7/19/2016 - Profs. Thomadsen and Smilowitz Elected to AAPM Leadership Positions

7/18/2016 - Cai Research Group Receives Multiple Awards at 2016 SNMMI Meeting

7/6/2016 - Leonard Che Fru and Brandon Walker Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

June

6/14/2016 - Rock Mackie-Cofounded Startups Shine at Governor's Business Plan Contest

May

5/26/2016 - Bruce Thomadsen Receives 2016 University Housing Honored Instructor Award

5/18/2016 - Dr. Jeni Smilowitz Receives Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award

5/4/2016 - Professor Marina Emborg receives 2016 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair

April

4/20/2016 - Chuck Mistretta Receives 2016 IEEE Medal

4/18/2016 - Calibration Lab Students Win AAPM Awards

4/18/2016 - Wesley Culberson Chosen President-Elect of AAPM North Central Chapter

March

3/30/2016 - DeLuca to Receive 2016 AAPM William D. Coolidge Award

3/30/2016 - Drs. Jeraj, Ranallo elected as AAPM Fellows

February

2/11/2016 - UW Medical Physics Program Alumnus Willi Kalender Elected to National Academy of Engineering

2/2/2016 - Professor DeWerd and the Work of ADCL Faculty, Staff, and Students featured on ScienceDaily

January

1/28/2016 - Cai Invited to Serve on Editorial Board of Two Journals

1/7/2016 - Chuck Hatt and Colleagues' Paper Selected as Medphys.org Editor's Pick

2015

December

12/7/2015 - Mistretta Earns National Honor for Innovation

November

11/17/2015 - Mistretta Receives UWSMPH Folkert O. Belzer Award

11/9/2015 - Cai Group Develops Antibody to Target Key Cancer Marker

11/5/2015 - Rock Mackie Honored with 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education Award

October

10/9/2015 - Wieben and Colleagues Awarded $4 Million Grant to Study Early Warning System for Pregnancy Complications

September

9/29/2015 - Collaborative Research on Molecular Imaging Published in PNAS

9/24/2015 - Christopher England and Reinier Hernandez Awarded 2015 Molecular Imaging Travel Awards from RSNA

9/1/2015 - Reinier Hernandez Awarded the 2015 EANM Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award

August

8/26/2015 - 21st Annual Medical Physics Golf Scramble Scheduled for August 31

8/21/2015 - Mistretta Receives Academy of Radiology Research 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award

July

7/23/2015 - Daniel Gomez Cardona and Everardo Flores Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

June

6/11/2015 - Cai Research Group Shines at 2015 SNMMI Annual Meeting

6/3/2015 - Ansel Hillmer Awarded Alavi-Mandell Award by SNMMI

May

5/29/2015 - Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports

5/14/2015 - Reinier Hernandez Receives Amgen Scholars Alumni Travel Award

5/12/2015 - Cai Elected as Vice President-Elect of the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council of SNMMI

5/8/2015 - Marina Emborg Chosen as New President Elect the American Society of Neural Therapy and Repair

April

4/28/2015 - Guang-Hong Chen Collaborates with Dept. of Geology to Image Rocks for Fossils

March

3/30/2015 - Larry DeWerd to be Awarded the AAPM Edith H. Quimby Award for Achievement in Medical Physics

3/27/2015 - MRRC/ADCL Investigators Receive Another AAPM Farrington Daniels Award

3/13/2015 - Guang-Hong Chen To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

February

2/19/2015 - Standard Imaging Celebrates 25 Years in Business

2/3/2015 - Review Article Co-Authored by Prof. Cai Published in Accounts of Chemical Research

2/2/2015 - Alumnus James Dobbins, Ph.D., Named Associate Vice Provost at Duke University

January

1/30/2015 - Jamey Weichert Research Featured on Front Cover of Neurosurgery

1/15/2015 - Sixiang Shi Receives Grainger Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

1/6/2015 - Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of 2 Imaging Journals

1/2/2015 - Bruce Thomadsen to receive the the 2015 Ulrich Henschke Award

1/2/2015 - Bruce Thomadsen to deliver the John Vilforth Lecture at the 2015 CRCPD

2014

November

11/11/2014 - Weibo Cai Edits Molecular Pharmaceutics Special Topic Issue on PET

11/6/2014 - Kurt Pedersen awarded NCCAAPM Young Investigators Prize

October

10/6/2014 - Oliver Wieben Receives Two Awards at ISMRM Conference

August

8/19/2014 - Multidisciplinary Collaborative Research in WIMR on PET/MRI Published in Advanced Materials

8/6/2014 - Weibo Cai Invited to Serve on 2 Committees of SNMMI

July

7/30/2014 - Three Department faculty are authors / co-authors of four of the 10 most cited papers in Medical Physics

7/14/2014 - Kai Ludwig and Martha Malin Receive Standard Imaging Travel Awards

7/7/2014 - Collaborative Research on Photoacoustic and PET Imaging Published in Nature Nanotechnology

7/3/2014 - Congratulations to AAPM "Best in Physics" Abstract Authors!

June

6/12/2014 - Cai Research Group Shines at the 2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting in St. Louis

6/4/2014 - Paper Authored by Korosec, Grist, Mistretta One of the 30 Most Influential Papers in Medical MRI

6/4/2014 - Frank Korosec Elected to Fellow of the ISMRM

May

5/15/2014 - Reinier Hernandez Awarded NSF Travel Allowance; Cai Named Co-Investigator on New Pilot Grant

April

4/21/2014 - James Hermus, Student of Profs. Szczykutowicz and Mistretta, Receives Hilldale Award

4/14/2014 - Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

4/10/2014 - Cai to Serve on 2 NIH Study Sections as Ad Hoc Member

March

3/31/2014 - Mackie Receives AAPM William D. Coolidge Award

February

2/6/2014 - Chuck Mistretta Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

2/6/2014 - Campagnola Receives Vilas Associate Award from UW-Madison Graduate School

January

1/29/2014 - Cai Receives Vilas Associate Award from UW-Madison Graduate School

1/16/2014 - Guang-Hong Chen Selected to Receive Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award

1/15/2014 - Cai Invited to Serve on the Discovery Grant Panel of Prostate Cancer Canada

1/14/2014 - Cai Invited to Attend the 1st Annual SNMMI Future Leaders Academy

1/10/2014 - Cai Invited to Serve Another 3-Year Term on CPRIT Scientific Peer Review Panel

1/7/2014 - Cai Invited to Serve on the Editorial Board of Theranostics

2013

November

11/27/2013 - Medical Physics Researchers Uncover Way to Detect Dangerous Fetal Heart Rhythm

11/20/2013 - UWMRRC Announces Grand Opening of New Linac Laboratory + Open House

October

10/23/2013 - 2013 Bowl-O-Rama Winners

10/4/2013 - Mistretta Named Outstanding Contributor to Medical Physics by ICMP

September

9/27/2013 - Cai Group Wins Two Awards at the 2013 World Molecular Imaging Congress

August

8/29/2013 - "Exploring Solutions for Parkinson's Disease" Taking Place September 12

8/20/2013 - Cai Awarded the 2013 EANM Springer Prize for Best Basic Science Paper

8/14/2013 - Medical Physics Golf Scramble Taking Place August 29

8/8/2013 - Cai Group Research Featured in 2013 Prostate Cancer Research Highlights by the Department of Defense

July

7/19/2013 - Weibo Cai Puts Finishing Touches on New Book

June

6/19/2013 - Cai Awarded a $720K American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant

6/14/2013 - Cai Group Receives Four Awards at the 2013 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Vancouver

April

4/30/2013 - Cai Elected as RPSC Board of Directors of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

4/30/2013 - Don Tolbert, Friend, Former Faculty Member, Colleague, Passes Away

4/30/2013 - Dr. Edward F. Jackson Named New Chair of Medical Physics

4/19/2013 - Cai Awarded an R01 Grant on Development of Molecular Imaging Agents

March

3/15/2013 - Marina Emborg Contributes to Breakthrough in Parkinson's Research

3/6/2013 - Med. Physics Professor Emeritus TR Mackie Awarded U. of Saskatchewan Alumni of Influence Award

February

2/25/2013 - Li, Tomkowiak, Szczykutowicz Win Awards at SPIE Conference

2/16/2013 - State hopes to invest in Molecular Imaging in the UW Carbone Cancer Center

2/8/2013 - Open House on Feb 22 - 23 for New Student Applicants

2/8/2013 - Zhang Awarded SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship

2012

December

12/14/2012 - 2012 Training Grant Symposium

12/3/2012 - Search for New Medical Physics Chair Continues

November

11/15/2012 - Last Flu Shot Clinic For UW Employees Nov. 19

October

10/21/2012 - UW-GE Research Agreement

August

8/23/2012 - Frank Ranallo earns Journal of the American College of Radiology Award

8/6/2012 - Chuck Mistretta Awarded AAPM Lifetime Achievement Award

8/1/2012 - Yin Zhang, Abby Besemer win Standard Imaging Travel Awards for AAPM

July

7/19/2012 - Prof. Cai Awarded the 2012 European Association of Nuclear Medicine Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award

June

6/18/2012 - Cai group wins another award at the 2012 SNM Annual Meeting

6/15/2012 - Ansel Hillmer receives SNM award

6/6/2012 - Ranallo captures transit of Venus

May

5/30/2012 - Mackie's medical isotope project receives $20.6 million in federal funding

April

4/30/2012 - Dr. Hao Hong wins Berson-Yalow Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine

4/10/2012 - Mistretta honored with Hilldale Award

4/10/2012 - DeWerd Group wins AAPMs Farrington Daniels Award

March

3/20/2012 - Two Neuroscience Training Program students receive awards

February

2/20/2012 - Ivan Rosado-Mendez to receive UNAMs Al Merito Universitario award

2/10/2012 - Meyerand awarded Vilas Distinguished Service Professorship

January

1/1/2012 - Shuttle Service Resumes from HSLC to Main Campus, WID

2011

December

12/3/2011 - Weibo Cai Molecular Imaging Class

October

10/3/2011 - Nagle Takes Leadership Role In Cystic Fibrosis Imaging

September

9/11/2011 - Department Picnic September 13

August

8/4/2011 - Robert Jeraj, Glen Liu awarded $1 million to use imaging to track prostate cancer progression

July

7/6/2011 - New Student Orientation Date Set

June

6/27/2011 - Search Engine Goes Live

6/7/2011 - Cai Molecular Imaging Agent Targets Cornerstone Of Cancerous Tumors

May

5/24/2011 - Wakai Biomagnetism Lab Featured in SMPH Alumni Quarterly

5/16/2011 - UW at the Montreal Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Meeting

5/10/2011 - Weibo Cai Awarded DoD Grant for Prostate, Breast Cancer

5/5/2011 - Peppler, Bevins, Szczykutowicz, McCabe Defend Title at 2011 Bowl-O-Rama

5/5/2011 - Standard Imaging Travel Award for AAPM Meeting in Vancouver

5/1/2011 - Healthy Normal Volunteers Sought For an Imaging Research Study

April

4/11/2011 - 43 Medical Physics Ph.Ds awarded 2008-2010

March

3/26/2011 - Hendee to be the 2011 Cameron Symposium Speaker

3/17/2011 - Bednarz, Corradini, Wilson speak on The Nuclear Emergency in Japan

3/15/2011 - Successful 2011 MedPhysics Open House, March 11-12

February

2/8/2011 - Fain Awarded Hartwell Foundation Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Study