Dennis Black part of the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative.

Dr. Black will be part of a team on the BACPAC study to improve imaging of low back pain, including developing deep-learning-based technologies for faster image reconstruction, tissue segmentation and spinal degeneration detection.

Links provided by The UR Office of Communications produced an online story Oct. 10 on the NIH HEAL Initiative awards to UCSF:

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2019/10/415606/ucsf-receives-10-nih-grants-study-pain-and-opioid-addiction

https://radiology.ucsf.edu/blog/sharmila-majumdar-phd-receives-important-nih-heal-initiative-grant-back-pain-consortium-bacpac