The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory is known worldwide for its clinical expertise, scientific accomplishments and strong leadership in basic and translational research. Our research programs are highly innovative and integrated with clinical practice and teaching, especially through mentoring of junior faculty towards successful research careers. Research efforts are multi-disciplinary and integrative, bringing together internationally renowned experts from Basic Sciences, the Center for Systems Imaging (CSI), Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the joint Emory/Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Program, the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Winship Cancer Center; and the clinical disciplines of Cardiology, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Urology, Psychology, and Neuroscience. Our research teams excel in the development, validation and translation of innovative ideas that address critical cancer, cardiac, neurological, psychiatric, and metabolic and inflammatory disease imaging needs, through excellence in Molecular Imaging, Biomarker & Probe Development; Advanced Imaging Sciences; Computational Image Analysis & Guidance; Precision Imaging: Quantitative, Molecular & Image-Guided Technologies; Integrative Imaging Informatics; and Imaging Implementation Sciences research teams.
Research, teaching, and clinical care at Emory are inextricably linked. Research informs teaching and teachable moments are embedded in the research process. Clinical care is dependent on and is continually transformed by research.
It is research that drives continued growth and success in radiology and imaging sciences. Our research efforts are designed to achieve excellence in focused areas where imaging can have the greatest impact.
Our mission acknowledges our vital role and responsibility in the tripartite mission of the Department, with the overarching aim of promoting human health and relieving human suffering.