Research Resident/Fellow Grant

Experience RSNA 2021
Experience RSNA 2021

This grant provides investigators a chance to explore powerful ideas. Working alongside an experienced advisor, trainees gain insight in research methods and techniques; it is a catalyst to pursue research at a critical point in a radiologist’s career. One-year grant of $30,000/$50,000.

Shariq Ali
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Detection of Oxidative Stress by Ultrasound Using Nanoparticle-encapsulated Enzymes

Julianna Bronk, MD, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Expanding the Therapeutic Window for Radiation in Brain Tumors with Ultra-high Dose Rate Proton Flash Radiotherapy

Michael Connor, MD
University of California, San Diego
Patterns of Injury Along White Matter Tracts After Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Quantitative Multi-b-value Diffusion Imaging Study with Cognitive Correlates

Guilherme M. Cunha, MD
University of California, San Diego
Signal Intensity Trajectories for Multi-class Liver Segmentation

Brian De
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Development and Validation of an Imaging-based Deep Learning Neural Network Model to Predict Tumor-related Liver Failure in Unresectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Elizabeth Germino, MD, PhD
City of Hope
Investigating the Role of CD8 Immunopet for Prediction of Response to Combined Radiation Treatment and Immunotherapy in an Orthotopic Mouse Model of Breast Cancer

Olsi Gjyshi, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Defining the Immunophenotypic Changes and Disease-related Outcomes with the Therapeutic HPV Vaccine PDS0101 in Combination with Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

Christopher T. Hensley, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Elucidating Organelle Compartmentation of Breast Cancer Glutamine Metabolism to Understand Whole Tumor PET Data

Shinjini Kundu, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Discovering Brain Structure Alterations in Heritable Autism Using Automated Pattern Learning

Asona J. Lui, MD, PhD
University of California, San Diego
Feasibility, Accuracy and Reliability of Using Restriction Spectrum Imaging (RSI) MRI to Define Prostate Cancer Target Volume for Radiotherapy Boost

Valeria Makeeva, MD
Emory University
HL7-Shield: A Versatile HL7 Listener Software for Automated Follow-up Tracking

Shruti Mishra, MD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Functional Imaging with Magnetic Resonance Elastography

Ali Mozayan, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
Microstructural and Functional Connectomics of Autism

Luca Pasquini, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rethinking Pre-operative Planning of Brain Tumors: Graph Theory can Identify Essential Language Areas to Guide Surgical Resection and Biomarkers of Language Reorganization

Avik Som, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Image Guided Delivery of Controlled Release Immunoadjuvants to Augment Cryoablation for Immunotherapy-resistant Cancer

Whitney A. Sumner, MD
University of California, San Diego
Combining CD40 and TLR9 Agonists with Radiation to Improve B Cell Immune Response in Head and Neck Cancer

Kathryn R. Tringale, MD, MS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Resting-state Functional Connectivity MRI Biomarkers of Impaired Neurocognitive Functioning After Whole-brain Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Anna Trofimova, MD, PhD
Emory University
Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Whole Brain Functional Connectivity in Subacute and Chronic Post-concussive Vestibular Dysfunction

Elliot Thomas Varney, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Prospective Cardiometabolic Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Alexander Villalobos, MD
Emory University
Prediction and Assessment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Response to Yttrium-90 Selective Internal Radiation Therapy by Characterization of the Hypoxic Tumor Microenvironment with Blood Oxygen Level-dependent Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Zi Jun Wu, MD
University of Washington
Fat Quantification with Dual-energy CT: Toward Cross-vendor and Patient Validation

Kailin Yang, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Targeting Extrachromosomal Oncogene Amplification to Radiosensitize Glioblastoma Stem Cells