Claude Sirlin, MD, is Professor and Vice Chair (Translational Research) of Radiology at the University of California, San Diego. He is an NIH-funded clinician scientist, whose research focuses on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and quantitative ultrasound of liver cancer and chronic liver disease. Dr. Sirlin founded and directs UC San Diego Health’s Liver Imaging Group, which actively collaborates with hepatologists, surgeons, pathologists and statisticians to advance screening, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of individuals with liver disease. He is also the co-director of the Cancer Imaging Program at Moores Cancer Center, chair of the Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Committee for the American College of Radiology, and co-director of the Radiologist Clinician-Scientist Training Program in his university. He has published more than 200 manuscripts, 30 book chapters, 200 scientific abstracts, and 100 educational exhibits. A dedicated teacher and mentor, Dr Sirlin has supervised over 150 undergraduates, medical students, residents, and fellows in clinical imaging research.