2014-01-15: CSB paper published in Science Translational Medicine is featured in the Focus commentary
2013-12-17: Simple, Portable Test Could Make Blood Transfusions Safer - Chemical & Engineering News is featuring CSB work. (pdf)
2013-10-09: Dr. Ralph Weissleder has received an endowed chair at Harvard Medical School and is now the Thrall Family Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is also Professor in Systems Biology. Congratulations, Ralph!
2013-07-15: ChemistryViews.org highlights CSB paper on the Fastest and the Brightest Fluorescent Probe based on BODIPY-Tz components.
2013-06-07: Congratulations to Katherine Yang, PhD who has been awarded an ORCD 2013 Research Fellows Poster Celebration Award. (pdf)
2013-05-23: Novel imaging probe platform developed at CSB enables imaging - "BODIPY–Tetrazine Derivatives as Superbright Bioorthogonal Turn-on Probes"
2012-11-25: "Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T." - New York Times article features Dr. Weissleder's collaboration with MIT. (pdf)
2012-09-10: Dont forget to register for the upcoming Harvard CME course on Molecular Imaging. The course is being chaired by Drs. Frangioni and Weissleder and features over 30 invited speakers covering all topics of molecular imaging. More information can be found here.
2012-04-13: "Magnetic Nanoparticles Predict Diabetes Onset" - HMS Focus highlights describes developed at CSB a magnetic nanoparticle-based MRI technique for predicting whether and when subjects with a genetic predisposition for diabetes will develop the disease. (pdf)
2011-10-28: "Stopping monocytes in their tracks" - CSB work is a Nature Reviews Immunology Highlight (pdf)
2011-03-10: Dr. Ralph Weissleder has been awarded the Gold Medal of the European Society of Radiology in recognition of his exceptional contributions to science, research and the development of medical imaging. (pdf)
2011-01-27: New Science Labs web site launches with redesigned view of the CSB article - http://labs.sciencemag.org/splenic/
2010-11-12: During October 2010, CSB article in Circulation Research Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition Prevents the Release of Monocytes From Their Splenic Reservoir in Mice With Myocardial Infarction was downloaded and viewed over 275 times, placing it in the top tier.
2010-10-04: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is awarding $65 million to renew its Programs for Nanotechnology Research. CSB leads a consortium of six Boston-area institutions to develop nanomaterials to diagnose and treat cardiovascular diseases and create a point-of-care system for the rapid detection of pulmonary infections. (pdf)
2010-09-24: NCI Launches Next Phase of Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Program and names CSB as one of the Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence. (pdf)
2010-09-17: Novel chemistry amplifies ability of nanoparticles to detect rare cells Nanowerk coverage of study led by Dr. Weissleder. (pdf)
2010-06-30: "Molecular Imaging" is available for ordering. It is the first textbook to provide all the pieces for molecular imaging as a field, including chemistry of imaging agent development as well as all the imaging instrumentation strategies. (pdf)
2010-04-01: "A World-beating TB Detector" - developed at CSB faster, cheaper, more sensitive, and more portable TB detector is featured in IEEE Spectrum. (pdf)
2010-02-02: "Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance. Miniature System Could Have Huge Public Health Impact" - an article about CSB work in NIBIB eAdvances online magazine. (pdf)
2009-11-09: Nature Nanotechnology Feature article describes CSB work on TB detection using magnetic nanoparticles, microfluidics and nuclear magnetic resonance. (pdf)
2009-10-12: Dr. Ralph Weissleder has been elected as a new member of the U.S. National Academies Institute of Medicine (IOM). This is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
2009-08-30: Collaboration between CSB's Dr. Weissleder and MIT's Dr. Cima in developing cancer monitoring methods is described in the New York Times. (pdf)
2009-08-09: CSB's work on TB detection using DMR technology is featured in New Scientist (pdf) and MIT Technology Review (pdf)
2009-08-08: New Boston Museum of Science's Virtual Exhibit features work of Drs. Weissleder and Harisinghani on the design of a clinical trial to determine how iron-oxide nanoparticles could enhance a diagnostic image produced by an MRI machine to the extent that the spread of cancer could be accurately assessed.
2009-07-22: Bloomberg News describes application of CSBs DMR chip for cancer detection - A rapid test for cancer using tiny magnetic sensors was able to detect as few as two cancer cells in a sample of human tissue within 15 minutes, a study said. (pdf)
2007-05-14: The MGH Center for Systems Biology (CSB) is established as one of the four thematic interdisciplinary Centers at MGH. The Center is directed by Professor Ralph Weissleder.