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Monday, February 2, 2004


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NIBIB Welcomes New Member to its Advisory Council

Bethesda, Maryland — Neuroradiologist Robert I. Grossman, M.D., of the New York University School of Medicine has accepted an appointment to serve on the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NACBIB). The Council is the major advisory group to the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and provides recommendations on the conduct and support of biomedical imaging and bioengineering research and research training.

Dr. Grossman is the Louis Marx Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology; and a Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physiology, and Neuroscience at the NYU School of Medicine. He received his B.S. from Tulane University and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, followed by an internship in surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Grossman served a residency in Neurosurgery and a residency in Radiology, both at the University of Pennsylvania. Following his residencies, he was a Neuroradiology Fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His research interests are in multiple sclerosis, head trauma, and orbital imaging.

Dr. Grossman is senior editor of the American Journal of Neuroradiology, associate editor of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Yearbook of Ophthalmology, and is on the editorial boards of several scientific journals. He is the author of over 300 publications and four books. He is a member of the board of directors of the Academy of Radiology Research and a fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr. Grossman is presently the principal investigator of two research grants funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has lectured world-wide and is the recipient of many awards and honors, such as the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award and inclusion in The Best Doctors in America, The Best Doctors in America! Northeast Region, and Best Doctors of Philadelphia.

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, a component of the National Institutes of Health, supports and conducts interdisciplinary research and training in biomedical imaging and bioengineering. For additional information about the Institute and its Advisory Council, visit the NIBIB website at www.nibib.nih.gov.


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