Diattenuation imaging allows scientists to differentiate between brain tissues, types

Researchers can more accurately and comprehensively study the brain with a novel concept known as diattenuation imaging (DI)—a neuroimaging method that allows scientists to measure the polarization-dependent attenuation of light throughout different parts of the brain—according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

Richard Kovacs takes over as ACC president

Richard Kovacs, MD, left, assumes the role of American College of Cardiology president from C. Michael Valentine, MD, on March 18 at the ACC's scientific sessions in New Orleans (Photo by Todd Buchanan/ACC).

Richard Kovacs, MD, officially began his one-year stint as the president of the American College of Cardiology on March 18. The occasion was marked during a convocation ceremony on the final day of the ACC’s scientific sessions in New Orleans.