Burghardt, Andrew

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Research Specialist, Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Co-Director, Quantitative Micro-Imaging Facility University of California, San Francisco

Andrew Burghardt is a Research Specialist in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at UCSF. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of medical imaging, with a particular emphasis on micro-tomographic imaging (µCT) of musculoskeletal tissues. He serves as the Co-Director of the Quantitative Micro-Imaging Facility (QMIF) - a UCSF core facility associated with the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging. His research program is focused on the development of quantitative imaging techniques for evaluating skeletal health, primarily related to Osteoporosis, Diabetic Bone Disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. As a Principal Investigator he has been awarded research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the UCSF Clinical & Translational Science Institute. His research has involved a number of significant industry and academic collaborations, including those with Merck & Co, Scanco Medical, Mayo Clinic, INSERM (Lyon, France), Columbia University, MGH/Harvard, among others. Mr. Burghardt has published more than 70 original research papers, review articles, and book chapters, and has served as a Reviewer for a number of academic journals.