Dr. B. N. Bloch

Presenter: Anatomical Intelligence for Breast, a new assistant in confident breast scanning

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Dr. B. N. Bloch

Presenter: Anatomical Intelligence for Breast, a new assistant in confident breast scanning


Dr. B. N. Bloch

Presenter: Anatomical Intelligence for Breast, a new assistant in confident breast scanning


When: 08/11/2018
Associate Professor of Radiology & Urology, Boston University Medical Center
820 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
USA

Nicolas.Bloch@bmc.org

Boris Nicolas Bloch, MD
243 Mason Terrace, Brookline, MA 02446
857-234-1116
October 1, 2018

 

 

Academic Training

October 1987                         University of Vienna, Austria:

Faculty of Philosophy: Double Major: Philosophy and Psychology. 

March 1990 - June 1997         Faculty of Medicine: Human Medicine. Graduation with M.D.

     

 

Postdoctoral Training

June 1998- June 1999             Internship, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel.

May 2000- September 2003  Residency in Radiology, General Hospital Vienna and Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

October 2003- June 2006        Research and Clinical Fellowships in MRI: Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston: Mentors: Dr. R.E. Lenkinski and Dr. N.M. Rofsky; emphasis: DCE-MRI, MRI of the Prostate, 3 Tesla, Molecular Imaging, RF-coil development.

June 2008- June 2009             Breast Imaging Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.

 

 

Academic Appointments

March 1991- June 1992          Tutor in Anatomy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

September 1994- June 1997   Tutor in Virology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

March 2001- August 2003      Instructor in Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

July 2006- June 2009              Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

 

February 2010- current           Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

November 2014- current         Medical Director, MS Bioimaging Program, Boston University School of Medicine

 

 

Hospital Appointments

June 1998- June 1999             House Officer/Assistant Physician, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel.

March 2001- May 2003          Assistant/Resident Physician, General Hospital Vienna, Austria.

July 2006- June 2009              Staff Physician Researcher (with 80% effort in MR Research, and 20% effort in Clinical Body-MR), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

August 2009- current             Staff Radiologist, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

June 2011- current                  Director of MRI, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

November 2014- current         Medical Director, MS Bioimaging Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

November 2014- current         Chief, MR Imaging Section, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honors

2001                Austrian National Bank Research Award: “Non-invasive prostate cancer staging: A new approach of combined high resolution T2-weighted and parametrically analyzed dynamic T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging.

2004                Editor's Recognition Award, European Journal of Radiology.

2005                Editor's Recognition Award, European Journal of Radiology.

2008                Cum Laude Research Award, SCBT/MR:  “MR Prompted Prostate Biopsies: Increased Positive Yield in Men with Prior Negative Biopsy History”.

2009                Faculty of 1000 Medicine: “An illustration of the potential for mapping MRI/MRS parameters with genetic over-expression profiles in human prostate cancer.”

2009                Faculty of 1000 Medicine: “Dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging in the evaluation of patients with prostate cancer.

2011                Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award, Coulter Foundation, “Compound Multimodal Breast Biopsy Clip”.

2012                Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award, Coulter Foundation, “Compound Multimodal Breast Biopsy Clip”.

 

 

Licenses and Certification

February 1998             Medical Board Certification, Israel.

May 2000                    Medical Board Certification, Austria.

November 2005          ECFMG certification.

January 2009              American Board of Radiology: eligible for certification.

July 2009                    Full Medical License in Massachusetts; License #: 241822.

     

 

Departmental and University Committee:

June 2009                    MR-Research Committee, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

June 2009                    MR-Safety Committee, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

June 2010                    Scientific Review Committee, Clinical Trials, Boston University School of Medicine

June 2011                    Breast Health Committee, Breast Health Center, Boston University School of Medicine

 

 

Teaching Experience and Responsibilities

October 1995- July 1997        Regular lectures and seminars for medical students on Anatomy and Virology (Tutor), General Hospital Vienna, Medical University Vienna, Austria.

May 2000- July 2003              Regular lectures to medical students, house staff and fellows on Radiology (Instructor), General Hospital Vienna, Medical University Vienna, Austria.

September 2003- May 2009   Regular lectures to medical students, house staff and fellows on MRI, Prostate and Breast Imaging (Instructor), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

June 2009 -                             Regular lectures to medical students, house staff and fellows on MRI, Prostate and Breast Imaging (Assistant Professor), Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

November 2014 -                    Regular lectures to GMS students, (Master in Science Bioimaging Program; Medical Director) teaching courses, responsible for clinical curriculum and internship, thesis mentoring. Boston University School of Medicine, MA.

 

Major Mentoring Activities

Co-Mentored PhD  Students:

Satish Viswanath, A Data Representation Framework for Structural and Functional MR Imaging Information with Application to Prostate Cancer Detection, 03/2012

Pallavi Tiwari, Quantitative Integration of Imaging and Non-imaging Data: Application to Integrating Multi-parametric MRI for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment Evaluation”, 03/2012

Shannon Agner, A Computerized Image Analysis Framework for Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DCE-MRI): Applications to Breast Cancer, 04/2011

Jon Chappelow, Multimodal Image Registration using Multivariate Information Theoretic Similarity Measures: Applications to Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Targeted Treatment, 04/2011

 

Co-Mentored Fellows:

Tao Wang, Research Fellow in MRI, Boston University School of Medicine, Dept. of Radiology; June 2011-May 2012.

Mirabella Rusu, Research Fellow/Post-Doc; Boston University School of Medicine, Dept. of Radiology and Rutgers University, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, NJ. June 2011-May 2014.

 

 

Major Administrative Responsibilities

2009- 2011          Director of Breast and Prostate MRI Program, BUMC

2011- current       Director of MRI

2014- current       Medical Director, MS Bioimaging Program, BUMC

2014- current       Chief, MR Imaging Section          

 

 

Other Professional Activities:

Professional Societies: Memberships, Offices, and Committee Assignments

2001                Austrian Radiological Society

2002                European Society of Uroradiology

2002                International Cancer Imaging Society

2003                Radiological Society of North America - RSNA

2005                SCBT/MR

2008                ISMRM

2008                ESR/ECR European Society of Radiology

 

Editorial Boards

2002- current               Reviewer, European Journal of Radiology

2003- current              Reviewer, European Radiology

2004- current              Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Oncology

2006- current              Reviewer, Int. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics

2008- current              Reviewer, Investigative Radiology

2008- current              Reviewer, Radiology

2008- current              Reviewer, Journal of Urology

2014- current              Reviewer, Journal of Medical Imaging (SPIE)

2015- current              Reviewer, Academic Radiology

2016- current              Associate Editor, Scientific Editorial Board Member, European Radiology

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