Research Scholar Grant

Experience RSNA 2020
Experience RSNA 2020

The Research Scholar Grant is the RSNA Research and Education (R&E) Foundation’s premier career development grant that 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.

Sandeep Singh Arora, MBBS
Vanderbilt University
Analyzing Immune Responses Generated by Transrectal and Transurethral Sono-ablation of Prostate Cancer Using Advanced Quantification Methods
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Harrison X. Bai, MD
Rhode Island Hospital
Deep Learning-based Response Assessment and Outcome Prediction for Transarterial Chemoembolization Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Siemens Healthineers/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Joseph M. Caster, MD, PhD
University of Iowa
Utilizing Hypofractionated Radiation, PARP Inhibition, and T-cell Checkpoint Inhibitors to Stimulate Adaptive Anti-tumor Immune Responses in Colorectal Tumor Models
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Peter Chang, MD
University of California, Irvine
Leveraging Deep Learning for Stroke Imaging Triage
GE Healthcare/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Sandeep Subhash Hedgire, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Vascular Inflammation in Patients with HIV as Measured by Macrophage Specific Ultrasmall Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide (USPIO) Nanoparticle-enhanced MRI
RSNA Research Scholar Grant                     

Benjamin H. Kann, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
An Imaging-based, Artificial Intelligence-driven Platform for Pretreatment Identification of Extranodal Extension in Head and Neck Cancer
ASNR/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Iman Khodarahmi, MD, PhD
New York University
Optimization of the Radiofrequency Pulse Polarization for Reduction of Metal Related Artifacts in 3T Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Hip Arthroplasty Implants
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Nima Kokabi, MD
Emory University
Theranostic Approach Towards Personalized Medicine Using Low-dose Y90 Microspheres for Radioembolization Therapeutic Planning
GE Healthcare/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Yi Li, MD
University of California, San Francisco
MRI and Short-term Outcomes from the Neonatal Seizure Registry (NSR-MRI)
AGFA HealthCare/RSNA Research Scholar Grant 

Miriam Peckham, MD
University of Utah
Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint Pain Using Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Regenerative Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Comparison with Steroid/Anesthetic Injection with Advanced MR Analysis
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Cyrus A. Raji, MD, PhD
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Washington University in St. Louis
Diffusion Basis Spectrum Imaging for Quantifying Neuroinflammation in Metabolically Abnormal Overweight and Obese Persons at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Andreas M. Rauschecker, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Human-interpretable AI-based Quantitative Metrics for Primary CNS Lymphoma Prognosis
Carestream Health/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Hersh Sagreiya, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Automated Hepatic Fat Quantification Using Machine Learning
Guerbet/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Hiram Shaish, MD
Columbia University
Utility of Multiparametric MRI with Advanced Sequences and Radiomics for Predicting Success of Sperm Fine-needle Aspiration (FNA) Mapping in Patients with Non-obstructive Azoospermia
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Jae W. Song, MD, MS
University of Pennsylvania
Sex-differences in Intracranial Arterial Wall Changes Using 3T and 7T Multicontrast Vessel Wall Imaging
Bayer HealthCare/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Sreeharsha Tirumani, MBBS, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Integrating ADC Values and MR Fingerprinting with Clinical Parameters in the Evaluation of PI-RADS 3 Lesions: Utility in Predicting Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer
RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Brent D. Weinberg, MD, PhD
Emory University
Automated Longitudinal Imaging Tracking Tools to Guide Clinical Decision Making in Brain Tumor Patients
Bracco Diagnostics Inc./RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Tony T. Wong, MD
Columbia University
Enabling Personalized Precision Treatment for Femoroacetabular Impingement
AGFA HealthCare/RSNA Research Scholar Grant

Man Zhang, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Assessment of Predictive Value of Cervical Stiffness in Preterm Labor and Outcome of Labor Induction Using Transvaginal Shear Wave Elastography
RSNA Research Scholar Grant