A Radiologist and an Artist: Boustani Provides High Quality Medical Illustrations for Her Peers
As an assistant professor in the Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Department at Yale School of Medicine, Anne Marie Boustani, MD, interprets diagnostic and molecular imaging for the management of cancer and other diseases. Boustani joined the department five years ago after completing a fellowship in nuclear medicine. But before she attended medical school and trained as a radiologist, she followed a different path, completing a two-year graduate program in medical and biological illustration at Johns Hopkins University. Now, she is using her skills as an MD and an artist to create medical images for her peers.
Yale-developed test for Alzheimer’s disease directly measures synaptic loss
Yale researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The method, which uses PET imaging technology to scan for a specific protein in the brain linked to synapses, has the potential to accelerate research for new Alzheimer’s treatments, the researchers said. The study was published in JAMA Neurology.