Research Scholar Grant

The Foundation’s premier career development grant transitions junior faculty to independent investigators. Funding protects research time to conduct complex projects under the guidance of a mentor and scientific advisor in preparation for NIH funding. Two-year grant of $150,000.

Amit Gupta, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Lung T1 Mapping and Non-Contrast MR Angiography: A Noninvasive Method for Assessment of Pulmonary Vasculature and Perfusion Abnormalities in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Lewis Hahn, MD
University of California, San Diego
Deep Learning-Based Prediction of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Carestream Health/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Leslie Lamb, MD, MSc
Massachusetts General Hospital
Strategy To Reduce Disparities in Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Using Artificial Intelligence
Siemens Healthineers/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Yoo Jin Lee, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Imaging of Active Myocardial Fibrosis Using 68 Ga-FAP-2286
Bracco Diagnostics Inc./RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Kirti Magudia, MD, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Optimizing Preoperative Assessment and Postoperative Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients With Fully Automated, High Throughput and Normalized Ct-Based Body Composition Analysis
Joan Eliasoph, MD / RSNA Research Scholar

Devarati Mitra, MD, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson
Prediction of Radiation Therapy-Associated Toxicity To Correct a Race-Based Disparity
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Marwan Moussa, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Combinational Thermal Ablation and Nanodrug Immunomodulation To Promote Anti-Tumor Immunity
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Amanda R. Smolock, MD, PhD
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc
Understanding the Effect of Histotripsy on Tumor Hypoxia in a Pancreatic Cancer Model
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Maryam Soltanolkotabi, MD
University of Utah
Quantitative Bone SPECT/CT and Its Role in Osteoarthritis Imaging & Management: A Pilot Study on the Hand & Wrist
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Scott M Thompson, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Intraindividual Comparison of Hepatic Intraarterial Versus Systemic Intravenous 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT in Patients With HCC>
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Angela Tong, MD
New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Added Value of Quantitative MR Imaging to Radiologists and Deep Learning Based Computer Aided Detection of Prostate Cancer on Prostate MRI
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Christian B. van der Pol, MD, FRCPC
Hamilton Health Sciences
Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) Diagnostic Test Accuracy Individual Patient Data (IPD) Meta-Analysis
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Michael Veronesi, MD, PhD
Indiana University
Development of Neuroimaging Biomarkers Using Simultaneous FET PET and MR CEST for Combination Therapy Against Glioblastoma.
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Vivek Yedavalli, MD, MS
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Deep Learning Models Using Baseline Comprehensive CT Stroke Collateral Imaging in Cerebral Angiographic Collateral, Post Procedural Hemorrhagic Transformation, and Clinical Outcomes Predictions for Increasing Endovascular Thrombectomy Eligibility in the L
Guerbet/RSNA Research Scholar Grant