This Observatory was founded for those who love chest imaging, enjoy watching its curious behaviors, and think about the pathophysiology behind it. We hope it serves as a forum for review as well as fresh ideas. We invite visitors from around the globe, including students, residents, fellows, practicing radiologists, researchers, technologists, and physicians of other specialties.

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About the Founders

Hiroto Hatabu

Dr. Hatabu is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and works in the Division of Thoracic Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His research interests include Thoracic MRI and interstitial lung abnormality.

Mark Hammer

Dr. Hammer is Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and works in the Division of Thoracic Imaging and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His research interests include lung disease in immunocompromised hosts and management of subsolid nodules.