DENISE ABERLE, MD
University of California Los Angeles, Co-Chair, Session 2

Dr. Aberle is a professor of Radiology in the School of Medicine and professor of Bioengineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Aberle is the Vice Chair of Research in Radiological Sciences and a faculty member in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Physics and the Medical Imaging Informatics training programs, both sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Aberle is a leader in cancer screening trials, having spearheaded the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), a multi-center endeavor and the largest prospective randomized imaging trial on lung cancer screening in the world. Dr. Aberleā€™s research centers on lung cancer screening, early diagnosis, prevention and screening implementation. Other interests include: oncologic imaging for response assessment; quantitative image analysis, and oncology informatics