ISS Seed Grant Awardees

Seed Grant Awardees


Congratulations to the ISS 2020-2021 Seed Grant Awardees, Monique Reijnierse, MD PhD, Radiologist at Leiden University Medical Center with her proposed Optimizing Imaging for Very Early Detection of Arthritis – Studying the Accuracy, Patient Friendliness, and Cost-effectiveness of a Short Dixon-MRI Protocol and Rene Balza, MD, Radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and his proposed Development of Guidance Tools That Analyze Patient-Reported Lumbar Spine Symptoms and Predict Locations of Pain Generators to Assist Radiologists in Symptom-MRI Correlation and More Consistent, Higher-Value MRI Reporting


                            Monique Reijnierse, MD PhD                               Rene Balza, MD 


Congratulations to the ISS 2019-2020 Seed Grant Awardees, Arjen Cleven, MD, PhD, Pathologist at Leiden University Medical Center with his proposed Improving Diagnostic Accuracy for Maxillofacial Bone Tumors and Iman Khodarahmi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology at New York University School of Medicine and his proposed Optimization of the Radiofrequency Pulse Polarization for Reduction of Metal Related Artifacts in 3T Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Hip Arthroplasty Implants


     Arjen Cleven, MD, PhD                              Iman Khodarahmi, MD, PhD 


Congratulations to the ISS 2017-2018 Seed Grant Awardees, Shivani Ahlawat, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology at Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences with his proposed Quantitative Functional and Metabolic Whole-Body Imaging in Patients with Neurofibromatosis type 1 and Darryl Sneag, MD, Assistant Professor, Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College Cornell and his proposed Novel Contrast Enhanced Vascular Suppression Techniques in MR Neurography

There was a great deal of competition as dozens of top quality proposals were submitted.