In The News
1/10: The Frangioni Laboratory commences a new clinical trial, "Tissue Oxygenation Measurements during Plastic Surgery using Spatially-Modulated Light (S-FLARE)."
2/10: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, and Dr. Frangioni are invited speakers at the Society for Nuclear Medicine Midwinter Meeting, Nanomedicine and Molecular Imaging Summit, Albuquerque, NM.
3/10: Dr. Frangioni is appointed as faculty member of the Harvard Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine (JPNM).
5/10: Jeong Heon Lee, BS, wins the Best Scientific Presentation Award at Morrison Research Day, BIDMC Department of Radiology.
1/09: Summer Gibbs-Strauss, PhD, presents "First In Human Clinical Trial of the FLARETM Image-Guided Surgery System," Hot Topics SPIE: at Photonics West, Hot Topics.
3/09: Jeong Heon Lee, BS, and Hak Soo Choi, PhD, win Excellent Poster Awards at the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association.
5/09: Summer Gibbs-Strauss, PhD, wins the Best Scientific Presentation Award at Morrison Research Day, BIDMC Department of Radiology
5/09: The Frangioni Laboratory commences its new clinical trial, "Objective Flap Assessment During Reconstructive Surgery."
6/09: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, presents "Design Considerations for Tumor-Targeted Nanoparticles," Chonbuk National University, South Korea.
6/09: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, presents "Nanobiotechnology, Nanomaterials, and Human Diseases," Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.
9/09: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, receives a nomination for the Young Investigator Award, World Molecular Imaging Congress, Montreal, Canada.
9/09: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, Jeong Heon Lee, BS, and Merlijn Hutteman, MSc, are invited speakers, in addition to 10 posters presented, World Molecular Imaging Congress, Montreal, Canada.
7/08: The Frangioni Laboratory commences its first clinical trial, "Near-Infrared Fluorescent Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping for Breast Cancer," using the FLARE imaging system.
7/08: Jeong Heon Lee, BS, and Hak Soo Choi, PhD, receive Travel Scholarships to present their posters at Vasculata in Seattle, WA, the annual meeting of the North American Vascular Biology Organization.
7/08: Dr. Frangioni chairs a full session at the Gordon Research Conference session on Optical Contrast Agents. Hak Soo Choi, PhD, selected for a debate session "Challenges of 'Biophotonic Contrast Agents' for In Vivo Optical Imaging" and wins Best Poster Award. Sylvain Gioux, MS, ME, selected for a debate session "Challenges of Translating Biophotonics Technology to Clinical Practice."
4/08: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, is an invited speaker at the Korean Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Seoul, South Korea, presenting "Nanoparticles for Effective Tumor Targeting," and the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Daejon, South Korea, presenting "Nanobiotechnology, Polymers, and Human Diseases."
4/08: Kumar R. Bhushan, PhD, and Preeti Misra, PhD, are invited to present five talks at the Spring 2008 National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA.
2/08: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, presents "Renal Clearance of Nanoparticles" at the New England Bioscience Society Meeting, Boston, MA.
2/08: Dr. Frangioni presents "Near-Infrared Fluorescent Quantum Dots for Image-Guided Surgery" at the Emory-Georgia Tech Frontiers of Cancer Nanotechnology Seminar Series, Atlanta, GA.
1/08: "Illuminating Research," an article about molecular imaging and featuring Dr. Frangioni is published in the BIDMC's Leading Edge.
10/07: Dr. Frangioni recently spoke at Hamamatsu University School of Medicine in Japan at the invitation of Professor Susumu Terakawa, MD, PhD, Photon Medical Research Center and Vice President of Hamamatsu University.
9/07: The Frangioni Laboratory chairs one plenary session, gives three oral presentations, and presents 24 posters at the Society for Molecular Imaging/Academy of Molecular Imaging Joint Molecular Imaging Conference in Providence, RI.
9/07: Razvan Ciocan, PhD, is one of five finalists for the Young Investigators Award at the Joint SMI/AMI conference in Providence, RI.
9/07: Preeti Misra, PhD, invited to present at the American Chemical Society 234th National Meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA.
7/07: Eiichi Tanaka, MD, PhD, formerly of the Frangioni Laboratory, is promoted to Assistant Professor, 2nd Department of Surgery, Hokkaido University Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan.
5/07: The Frangioni Laboratory receives a Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center award for development of a hand-held imaging device.
5/07: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, receives a Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship.
4/07: Dr. Frangioni is elected to The American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society of physician-scientists.
4/07: Dr. Frangioni receives Harvard Medical School Young Mentor Award for 2006.
3/07: A better breast cancer detector. Sciencemagazine.org.
3/07: Scientists develop new detector for breast cancer. City Room; Chicago Public Radio.
3/07: Contrast agent may shed light on breast cancer diagnosis. Boston.com.
1/07: Kumar R. Bhushan, PhD, and Preeti Misra, PhD, invited to present at the American Chemical Society 233rd National Meeting and Exposition, March 2007, Chicago, Illinois.
12/06: Dr. Frangioni is promoted to Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School.
12/06: Frangioni Laboratory Holiday Party 2006.
10/06: Dr. Frangioni is an invited speaker and session chairman and Sylvain Gioux, MS, ME, is a host at the French-American Innovation Day at Harvard Medical School.
8/06: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, Valerie Humblet, PhD, and Eiichi Tanaka, MD, PhD, received travel awards to attend the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Imaging on the Big Island, Hawaii. Drs. Humblet and Tanaka will present talks, and five posters from the Frangioni Laboratory have been accepted for presentation. Dr. Frangioni has been invited to chair a session on cancer targeting and imaging.
7/06: Dr. Frangioni presented "Imaging Systems and Contrast Agents for Intraoperative Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging" as an Invited Speaker at the Gordon Conference Lasers in Medicine and Biology, Plymouth, NH.
6/06: Former visiting professor Hirofumi Fujii, MD, PhD is promoted to Chief of the Image Diagnosis Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan.
6/06: Dr. Frangioni is a CIMIT Forum Panelist-The Innovator's Dilemma: A Panel Discussion; Leader: John Abele, Founder Chairman, Boston Scientific.
4/06: The Frangioni Laboratory received an NIH High End Instrumentation Grant for purchase of a trimodality microPET/SPECT/CT to provide the HMS community with expanded small animal imaging services. See press release.
4/06: Dr. Frangioni presents "Near-Infrared Fluorescent Quantum Dots for Image-Guided Surgery" at the American Association for Cancer Research award ceremony in Washington, DC.
3/06: Dr. Frangioni presented "Real-Time Intraoperative Imaging Using Invisible Near-Infrared Light" at the International Meeting of the Society of Surgical Oncology in San Diego, CA.
3/06: Dr. Frangioni presents a talk on "Personalized Medicine" to CIMIT Leadership.
2/06: Hak Soo Choi, PhD, received Inoue Young Scientist Award, Japan.
GE Global Research and the Frangioni Laboratory at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center received a $6.5 million NCI grant to revolutionize cancer surgery. See press release.
Former post-doctoral fellow, Shunsuke Ohnishi, MD, PhD, is promoted to Lab Chief at the Department of Regenerative Medicine & Tissue Engineering at the National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute in Osaka, Japan.
Dr. Frangioni is promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Frangioni is selected as a Semi-Finalist for the NIH Director's Pioneer Award.
Fangbing Liu, PhD, is promoted to Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Frangioni is selected as a Semi-Finalist for the NIH Director's Pioneer Award.
Cherie Parungo, MD, presents a paper and talk at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Surgical Oncology.
Yong Taik Lim, PhD, is appointed Staff Scientist, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology.
Cherie Parungo, MD, presents a paper and talk at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Academic Surgeons.
Twelve Abstracts and 2 talks are selected for presentation at the Society for Molecular Imaging Meeting in St. Louis, MO.
Fangbing Liu, PhD, and Shunsuke Ohnishi, MD, PhD, receive Young Investigator Travel Awards to the Society for Molecular Imaging Meeting in St. Louis, MO.
Cherie Parungo, MD, presents a talk at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery.
Dr. Frangioni presents the Special Lecture at the International Sentinel Node Society meeting.
Dr. Frangioni receives a secondary appointment as Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School.
The Frangioni and Lenkinski laboratories sign a Collaborative Research Agreement with General Electric Corporation.
Shunsuke Ohnishi, MD, PhD, receives an Ito Foundation International Travel Fellowship.
Edward Soltesz, MD, is selected for a talk and paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Dr. Frangioni is promoted to Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Atif Zaheer, MD, receives the 2002 Fleischner Radiology Research Award.
Yong Taik Lim, PhD, receives a Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) Fellowship.
Juergen Renze, PhD, receives a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship.
2001 and Earlier
Dr. Frangioni receives a CaPCURE Research Award.
Dr. Frangioni is voted Best Guest Lecturer, Harvard Medical School.
Atif Zaheer, MD, receives the 2001 Morrison Radiology Research Award.
Akira Nakayama, PhD, receives an American Association for Cancer Research Travel Award.
Stephan Voss, PhD, receives an American Association for Cancer Research Amgen Translational Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
Aaron Wieland receives an American Society of Hematology Medical Student Summer Research Award.
Dr. Frangioni is awarded a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award for Junior Faculty.
Atif Zaheer, MD, is awarded a National Cancer Institute Radiology Training Grant Fellowship.
Dr. Frangioni is promoted to Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Frangioni receives a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Physicians.