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Anastasio to chair NIH biomedical imaging technology group

Mark Anastasio, professor of biomedical engineering and of electrical & systems engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed chair of the National Institutes of Health Biomedical Imaging Technology B Study Section (BMIT-B) for a two-year term beginning July 1.

Mark Anastasio
Mark Anastasio

The Biomedical Imaging Technology Study Sections review applications involving basic, applied, and pre-clinical aspects of the design and development of biomedical imaging system technologies, their components, software, and mathematical methods for studies from the cellular to human scale.

Anastasio, also professor and of radiology and of radiation oncology in the School of Medicine, is an internationally recognized expert on computational imaging science and the development of novel computed biomedical imaging systems. He is the founding director of Washington University’s recently established interdisciplinary Imaging Science doctoral program.