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  • June: Crystal Coolbaugh earns certification as a Project Management Professional!
  • January: Jason Ostenson successfully defends his PhD dissertation, “Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting for Rapid Quantitative Imaging of the Liver” and begins a position as Research Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

  • June: Congratulations to Andrew Pelham, graduate of Hume Fogg Academic Magnet High School and future undergraduate student at Notre Dame University.
  • May: Congratulations to Hannah Kilpatrick, BE graduate from the VU Biomedical Engineering Department.

  • October: Congratulations to Crystal Coolbaugh on her promotion to Senior Staff Scientist!
  • July: Hellos and goodbyes as we welcome Biomedical Engineer Mark George and undergraduate students Jose Paz, Elliot Grant, and Braden Yang to the lab, but bid farewell to Research Coordinator Katie Lants
  • February: Bruce Damon inducted as a Fellow of the AAAS
  • January: Undergraduate student Elyssa Edgeton joins the lab