Norman E. Sharpless, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) since October 2017, has been announced as the new acting commissioner of the FDA. Sharpless replaces Scott Gottlieb, MD, who unexpectedly resigned from the position on March 5.
James Hutchinson, PhD, former medical physics scientist and inventor of the world’s first full-body MRI scanner, died at the age of 77 on Tuesday, Sept. 4, according to a report published online Sept. 11 by Scotland’s The Press and Journal.
“The time has come for radiologists to position themselves to provide leadership in driving this field to the next level,” Rao said in a prepared statement published by RSNA on July 19. “Radiologists will have to increase their knowledge of all aspects of diseases and data science aside from just the imaging aspects.”
Previously a professor of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Anna Moore, PhD, has been named director of Michigan State University (MSU)'s Precision Health Program and assistant dean of the college of human medicine.