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2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement

The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Announces Travel Award Recipients for the 2017 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase  January 17, 2017 (Washington, DC) The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of travel awards from the Academy’s Academic Council (ARRAC) to travel to Washington DC and participate in [...]

By |2017-04-25T19:18:57-04:00January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, events news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on 2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement

Cabinet Exit Memos: Our Record of Progress and the Work Ahead

Friends, As we look back on the past eight years, President Obama asked each member of his Cabinet to write an Exit Memo on the progress we’ve made, their vision for the country’s future, and the work that remains in order to achieve that vision. You can read President Obama’s cover letter to the [...]

By |2017-04-25T19:19:42-04:00January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cabinet Exit Memos: Our Record of Progress and the Work Ahead

Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday

“Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday.” By Michael Gavin ([email protected]) December 31, 2016 Please click here for the complete article.  

By |2017-04-25T19:20:13-04:00January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, events news, government relations news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on Blakely Murphy, brain tumor survivor and CIBR speaker’s story featured in Long Island Newsday

ECOG-ACRIN Begins Site Recruitment for TMIST Breast Imaging Trial

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has approved the first large-scale breast imaging trial in approximately 25 years under lead investigator, Etta Pisano, MD (and Academy executive committee member); lead statistician, Constantine A.  Gastonis, PhD; and ECON-ACRIN group co-chair (and Academy Secretary/Treasurer), Mitchell Schnall, MD, PhD, and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. ECOG-ACRIN is now recruiting [...]

By |2017-01-14T18:04:11-04:00October 26th, 2016|advocacy news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on ECOG-ACRIN Begins Site Recruitment for TMIST Breast Imaging Trial

Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

On October 17, 2016, Vice President Joe Biden presented his report to the President on the Cancer Moonshot detailing the Task Force’s recommendations that touched upon leveraging federal investments, targeted incentives, private sector efforts, patient engagement to support cancer research and progress in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The Academy applauds the vision [...]

By |2017-04-25T19:21:33-04:00October 18th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Cancer Moonshot Update – Biden’s Final Report

Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments

The Academy responded to a request from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for comments related to Revisions to the Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule. The questions focused on the Open Payment Final Rule (section 1128G of the Act) that was added by section 6002 (Sunshine Act) of the Affordable Care [...]

By |2016-09-13T14:55:17-04:00September 13th, 2016|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Academy of Radiology Research Provides Comments to CMS Open Payments

From the Desk of the Executive Director – IWGMI Update

Greetings from the Academy of Radiology Research, and the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), and thank you for your continued support. This forum is intended to keep our membership and the broader community aware of new developments and updates as they happen with more focus on a singular topic of interest. -Renée L. [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:57:02-04:00April 26th, 2016|advocacy news, blog, government relations news|Comments Off on From the Desk of the Executive Director – IWGMI Update

Imaging Is Innovation at CIBR’s Annual Showcase

An overview of the 2016 Medical Technology Showcase from Renée L. Cruea, MPA, President of the Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR), and Executive Director of the Academy of Radiology Research [email protected] Attendees at the Seventh Annual Showcase Event Witnessed an Unprecedented Display of Collaboration, Innovation, and Passion at the Largest Showcase Held to Date. [...]

By |2016-04-19T14:22:56-04:00April 19th, 2016|advocacy news, blog, events news, government relations news, member news, Patient Resources|Comments Off on Imaging Is Innovation at CIBR’s Annual Showcase