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Posts by Ralph Weissleder, MD, PhD


Dr. Weissleder is the Thrall Professor of Radiology and Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School and attending clinician in Interventional Radiology at Mass General. Dr. Weissleder is also a member of the Harvard Cancer Center and the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Inventors and the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina). Dr. Weissleder is currently the principal investigator of several National Institute of Health grants and consortia. He has published over 1,000 publications in peer reviewed journals and has authored several textbooks. He is one of the top 100 ranking scientists in the world according a world ranking list. His work has been honored with numerous awards including the J. Taylor International Prize in Medicine, the Millenium Pharmaceuticals Innovator Award, the AUR Memorial Award, the ARRS President’s Award, The Society for Molecular Imaging Lifetime Achievement Award, the Academy of Molecular Imaging 2006 Distinguished Basic Scientist Award, the 2008 RSNA Outstanding Researcher Award and gold medalist of the ESR. In 2014 Dr. Weissleder was named by Thomson Reuters as one of the “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”.