Geoffrey McLennan received his Medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia and subsequently his Ph.D. degree from the same institution. Dr. McLennan is a Professor of internal medicine, radiology, and biomedical engineering. He is the Director of the newly formed Iowa Institute of Biomedical Imaging, the Director of the Translational Lung Imaging Research Program, and the Director of Interventional Pulmonology. He is Codirector of the Iowa Lung Imaging Center. He is the Cofounder of a University of Iowa spin-off company—VIDA Diagnostics. Dr. McLennan’s clinical interests are in general pulmonology and lung cancer, with a particular focus on diagnostic and therapeutic uses of bronchoscopy; he is actively involved in translational research in newer bronchoscopic techniques, especially virtual bronchoscopy, bronchoscopic fluorescence detection, bronchoscopic confocal microscopy, balloon bronchoplasty, bronchial stent placement, and endobronchial therapy of emphysema and asthma. His current research is in the development and utility of advanced image acquisition and analysis techniques in the lung. He undertakes clinical research in asthma, lung cancer, and COPD, and in continues to examine multimodality imaging aspects of lung cancer and COPD in NIH funded studies. Dr. McLennan is the National Academic Chair of the LIDC, the IDRI, and the RIDER projects at the NCI. He is exploring managing health care complexity through the new science of eidomics.
Biography Updated on 23 September 2009