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Announcements

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Huan Dong, MD, a 3rd-year resident, is the recipient of the Association of University Radiologists 2016 Memorial Award for best manuscript submitted by a radiology resident, first-year fellow, or medical student.

In March 2015, Flemming Forsberg, PhD, received the Joseph H. Holmes Basic Science Pioneer Award given by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

The Division of Breast Imaging now offers 3D breast tomosynthesis for mammography. Jefferson is also the only hospital in the Delaware Valley to offer breast cryoablation service for fibroadenoma. Read about patient Carole Meyers in this issue to learn about the new ways we are expanding this unique treatment.

Vijay Rao, MD, David C. Levin Professor and Chair, was named 2016 Chair of RSNA's Board of Directors. We invite you to join us in Chicago for the Department’s annual alumni event, time and location forthcoming.

The Department of Radiology published 224 publications including 78 original peer reviewed articles, 23 book chapters, 3 books and 120 abstracts.

Extramural Funding

John Eisenbrey, PhD, and Patrick O’Kane, MD (Co-PIs).  NIH R21 grant award:  “Oxygen Microbubbles for Overcoming Hypoxic Tumor Resistance to Radiotherapy.”  Scored in the 1st fractile 7/2015 – 6/2017 ($441,273)

Colette Shaw, MD, and John Eisenbrey, PhD (Co-PIs).  NIH R01 award: “2D and 3D Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Evaluation of HCC Chemoembolization.” 1/2016 – 12/2019 ($2,799,264)

Feroze B. Mohammed, PhD (PI). NIH grant award:  “Neuroimaging based on DTI as a biomarker for spinal cord injury in children.” 4/01/2013-3/30/2018; ($1,715,156). This funding was transferred when Dr. Mohammed joined the Jefferson faculty in fall 2015.