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Dr. Keyvan Farahani

keyvanfarahani-hsDr. Farahani is a Program Director in the Image-Guided Interventions (IGI) Branch, Cancer Imaging Program of the National Cancer Institute. In this capacity he is responsible for the development of NCI initiatives that address diagnosis and treatment of cancer through integration of advanced imaging and minimally invasive therapies. Since 2002 Dr. Farahani has lead the NCI initiatives in Oncologic IGI with programs focused on industrial developments, early phase clinical trials, and image-guided drug delivery using nanotechnologies. He has led a series of NCI workshops that promote an open science model to develop, optimize and validate platforms for IGI. These initiatives have engaged other agencies of the federal government namely NIH IC's, NIBIB, FDA, NIST and CMS.

Prior to joining NCI in fall of 2001, Dr. Farahani was a faculty of the department of Radiological Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he obtained his MS ('89) and PhD ('93) degrees in Biomedical Physics. Dr. Farahani is a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the Scientific Program Committee of the Radiological Society of North America, and a past president of the Interventional MR study group of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

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