The R&E Foundation will fund 80 innovative projects this year, totaling $2.9 million—a new annual funding record.
This year’s recipients represent a wide range of subspecialties from 47 institutions, including three international recipients from China, Chile and Spain.
Thanks to the contributions from our individual, private practice and academic group donors, and our corporate friends, the R&E Foundation was able to fund more than 30% of the applications received this cycle—a success rate far above that of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). SeeRSNA.org/Foundation for a complete listing of the projects your donations are funding.
“The central hypothesis of my
research is that variations in
will distinguish between benign
and malignant tissue, leading to
increased specificity of clinical
Mary Mahoney, M.D.
University of Cincinnati Research Seed Grant
“The RSNA grant is a milestone
of my research career—the
project aims to characterize
structural and functional brain
connectivity patterns in children
with benign childhood epilepsy
with centrotemporal spikes
Hongwu Zeng, M.D.
Shenzhen Children’s Hospital (China) University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Seed Grant
“The RSNA grant will certainly
allow me to develop new
competencies in research
techniques and methods, and
acquire additional skill sets that
are crucial for advancing my
abilities and qualifications as a
Bashir Akhavan Tafti, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Research Resident Grant
“On behalf of the R&E Board of
Trustees, I would
like to thank all
of our generous
contributors who have made this year’s record-high funding possible. The projects undertaken by our awardees will benefit our specialty and will undoubtedly make a significant difference in the lives and health of the patients we serve.”
Theresa C. McLoud, M.D.,
Chair, RSNA Research & Education Foundation
Board of Trustees