Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
She established the body MRI program at BWH with a pioneering focus on Prostate and Gynecological MR. The prostate cancer program pioneered not only diagnostic imaging but image guided interventions in prostate cancer diagnosis and therapy. She leads an active prostate cancer research group which encompasses basic research in IGT and multiple clinical trials. Them through a unique partnership with Anthony D’Amico, MD, (Radiation Oncology) they jointly established the first ever MR guided prostate cancer brachytherapy program in 1997. Then, along with Noby Hata, PhD, established the first MR guided transperineal, in bore prostate cancer biopsy program. Now 20 years later, both MR guided prostate cancer biopsy and MR guided radiation therapy are rapidly becoming the standard of care to aid in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.