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1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1026
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-4141
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Dr. Talissa Altes is professor and chair of radiology at the University of Missouri. She is a practicing pediatric radiologist with a research interest in lung imaging. For over 15 years, Dr. Altes has been an active researcher in the field of hyperpolarized gas MRI. She pioneered the application of this technique to a variety of lung diseases including asthma, cystic fibrosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (also known as chronic lung disease of prematurity). Together with the University of Virginia MRI physicist collaborators, her lab pioneered a number of hyperpolarized gas imaging techniques including diffusion weighted imaging and direct dissolved phase imaging. Dr. Altes has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, foundations and industry. She has over 90 publications and has given over 90 invited talks.

Gender

Female

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2017.

Phillips Healthcare, Inc

Xemed, LLC

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship

Diagnostic Radiology

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine

Fellowship

Pediatric Radiology

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Body Imaging

  • University of Virginia

Boards

American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology
American Board of Radiology - Pediatric Radiology

Insurances

MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

In the News

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Academic Information

Professor of Clinical Radiology, Chairman

Research Interests

  • Pediatric imaging

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric imaging

Awards & Honors

  • 1999: Executive Council Award II for a paper by a member-in-training at the American Roentgen Ray Society, $1000
  • 1999: Merit Award from the University of Virginia, Department of Biomedical Engineering for Accomplished Research, $1000
  • 2000: ISMRM, Young Investigators' Award, W.S. Moore Award in Clinical Science, $1500
  • 2001: RSNA Fellows Research Trainee Prize $1000
  • 2003: Nominated for Clinical Service Award Department of Radiology University of Virginia
  • 2009: Nominated for Clinical Service Award Department of Radiology University of Virginia
  • 2011: Received Clinical Service Award Department of Radiology University of Virginia
  • 2014: Received Teaching Award Department of Radiology University of Virginia

Publications

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