98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting
November 25 - 30
McCormick Place, Chicago

RSNA 2012 Newsroom 

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WHEN: Meeting dates: Sunday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Nov. 30
Scientific and exhibitor news conferences: Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28
WHERE: McCormick Place Lakeside Learning Center
RSNA Newsroom, Level 2, Hall E
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

RSNA 2012 Scientific Press Conference Schedule

The RSNA press conference schedule is subject to change. Please check the Newsroom’s press conference bulletin board at the meeting for the most up-to-date schedule.
Monday, November 26
9:00 a.m. Imaging Shows Some Brains Compensate after Traumatic Injury
9:30 a.m. Researchers Discover Gender-based Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease
10:00 a.m. Active Lifestyle Boosts Brain Structure and Slows Alzheimer’s Disease
10:30 a.m. Too Much or Too Little Activity Bad for Knees
11:00 a.m. Exercise Rate Related to Improvements in Parkinson’s Disease
Tuesday, November 27
9:00 a.m. Radiologic and Physical Findings Identify Elder Abuse
9:30 a.m. Scatter Radiation from Mammography Presents No Cancer Risk
10:00 a.m. Breast Cancer Risk Estimates Increased with Repeated Prior CT and Nuclear Imaging
10:30 a.m. Researchers Identify Physiological Evidence of ‘Chemo Brain’
11:00 a.m. Women with Dense Breasts Welcome Additional Screening
11:30 a.m. New Studies Show Effects of Mammography Guideline Changes
Wednesday, November 28
9:00 a.m. CT Depicts Racial Differences in Coronary Artery Disease
9:30 a.m. High Altitude Climbers at Risk for Brain Bleeds
10:00 a.m. Men with Belly Fat at Risk for Osteoporosis
10:30 a.m. Most Patients in the Dark about What Radiologists Do

All Press Releases - RSNA 2012 (PDF)
All Abstracts - RSNA 2012 (PDF)


Highlights from RSNA 2012

  • Breaking news from approximately 20 scientific and exhibitor press conferences
  • More than 3,100 scientific presentations and posters covering the latest in radiologic research
  • Opportunity to interview experts in all radiologic subspecialties and related fields
  • Access to approximately 2,100 education exhibits and informatics demonstrations
  • RSNA Facts
  • RSNA Annual Meeting and Green Facts
  • Additional Story Ideas
Press Releases:
Nov. 25 - Fetal Alcohol Exposure Affects Brain Structure in Children
Nov. 25 - Reading, Writing and Playing Games May Help Aging Brains Stay Healthy

Announcements from RSNA 2012

Nov. 25 - RSNA Announces Honored Lectures and Annual Orations
Nov. 26 - Radiological Society of North America Awards Honorary Memberships
Nov. 27 - RSNA Awards Gold Medals to Drs. Jost, Olmsted and Thomas
Nov. 27 - New Funding Will Enable Expansion of RSNA Image Sharing Project
Nov. 28 - Sarah S. Donaldson, M.D., Named RSNA President
Nov. 28 - N. Reed Dunnick, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
Nov. 28 - Ronald L. Arenson, M.D., F.A.C.R., Named RSNA Chairman of the Board

Contact us with questions:
Media Relations staff at 1-630-590-7762 or media@rsna.org
Linda Brooks at 1-630-590-7738 or lbrooks@rsna.org

RSNA Media Page | RSNA 2011 Newsroom (archive)

Meeting Photos, General:
2012 RSNA, Grand Concourse
2012 RSNA, Grand Concourse
2012 RSNA, Technical Exhibits
2012 RSNA, Technical Exhibits
2012 RSNA, Technical Exhibits