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Draws Internationally Recognized Experts
Memphis, Tenn. (October 11, 2007) – World-renowned experts in the major fields of medical imaging will gather at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center at the University of Memphis for the Fourth Annual Memphis BioImaging Symposium (MemBIS) on Thursday evening, November 1, and all day Friday, November 2.
kicks off at
Thursday with an introduction to the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid by
Eliot Siegel, MD, professor of radiology at the
Highlighting Friday’s all-day symposium will be presentations on Imaging Informatics trends from Steven Horii, MD, professor of radiology and clinical director of Medical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, as well as Paul Chang, MD, professor and vice chairman, Radiology Informatics, and medical director Pathology Informatics at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
Chair of the
since its inception, MemBIS has grown, attracting the
top leaders in an increasingly critical medical field. With that growth,
Luminetx, GE Healthcare and
Siemens lead the list of sponsors for the 2007 symposium, which also includes Hologic, Emageon, MedImage Systems, Inc., Medtronic,
An agenda and further details can be found at www.MemBIS.org and on-site registration will be accepted.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, St.
Attendees can earn a maximum
of 8.25 AMA
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the
University of Tennessee Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission
of education, research, clinical care and public service, all in support of a
single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range
of postgraduate training opportunities, the main campus, which includes six
colleges, is located in
Bioworks Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, was formed to establish the
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