Research Seed Grant

Every great discovery starts with a spark. This grant provides seed money to test hypotheses and conduct pilot studies in preparation for major grant applications to corporations, foundations, and government agencies. One-year grant of up to $40,000.

Michael Dohopolski, MD
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Identifying Residual or Recurrent Local Disease on Post-Treatment PET Imaging in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer Using Reliable and Explainable Deep Learning Models
RSNA Research Seed Grant

Natally Horvat, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Establishing Robust Ground-Truth Labels to Create Machine-Learning Response-Assessment Models Using an Innovative Fusion Technique of Rectal MRI and Whole-Mount Histopathologic Specimens
Bayer HealthCare/RSNA Research Seed Grant

Azadeh Tabari, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Machine Learning Based Radiomics to Predict Highgrade Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) of the Pancreas
RSNA Research Seed Grant

Paul Hyunsoo Yi, MD
University of Maryland
Assessing the Trustworthiness of Vision Transformer Attention Saliency Maps For Localizing Abnormalities In Medical Imaging
Joan Eliasoph, MD/RSNA Research Seed Grant