Dr. Val Runge currently serves as a visiting professor at University Hospital Bern in Switzerland (http://www.radiologie.insel.ch/de/aerzteschaft/kader/herr-prof-dr-v-runge/). In addition to his other professional activities, Dr. Val Runge has served as the editor-in-chief of Investigative Radiology for the last 22 years (http://val-m-runge.com).
First published in 1965, Investigative Radiology is now celebrating its 50th anniversary. The publication is marking the occasion with a September 2015 anniversary issue that is currently available online.
The 129-page issue features an editorial and a variety of articles, including the lead review article titled Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography of the Brain – 50 Years of Innovation, With a Focus on the Future. Written by Dr. Runge (https://www.doximity.com/cv/val-runge-md/1) and others, the review examines developments in brain imaging, particularly those related to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT).
In addition, the article explores likely future advancements in imaging speed, resolution, and techniques that will influence differential diagnosis and help physicians with treatment planning. For more information about Investigative Radiology’s 50th anniversary issue visit journals.lww.com/investigativeradiology/pages/currenttoc.aspx.