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2017 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced June 2017

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Joshua Kantrowitz, MD

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry

Reduced predictive coding as a biomarker of response to tDCS for auditory hallucinations.

Amit Lazarov, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Psychiatry

Neural correlates of visual attention bias in PTSD

Jasnit Makkar, MD

Assistant Professor

Radiology

MR Elastography of the Pancreas: Assessment of Pancreatic Fibrosis in Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Psychiatry

Neural correlates of location-specific threat memory in trauma

Xi Zhu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry

Improved Individualized Diagnosis of PTSD Using Data-Driven Multimodal MRI Approach

 

2016 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced August 2016

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Patrick Brown, PhD Assistant Professor Psychology Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Depressed Elders: A Pilot Investigation using 31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Royce Chen, MD Assistant Professor Ophthalmology Advanced imaging in sickle cell retinopathy and correlation with central nervous system vasculopathy
Simon Cheng, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology Focused Ultrasound-Induced Blood Brain Barrier Disruption in Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy
Remi Creusot, PhD Assistant Professor Medical Sciences Targeting tissues of relevance for antigen-specific immunotherapy of Type 1 diabetes
 Joanna Dragich, PhD Associate Research Scientist Neurology Investigating the Effects of a Genetic Risk Factor for Neuropsychiatric Disease on White Matter Connectivity Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)
 Jack Grinband, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Using hypercapnia and BOLD fMRI to detect non-enhancing glioblastoma

 

2015 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced July 2015

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Xiaofu He, PhD Assistant Professor Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry A Pilot Multimodal Imaging Study of Youth with Depression
Hyun Kim, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Spatial-Temporal Constraints Guided Dynamic Fluorescence Molecular Tomographic Model for In-vivo Three Dimensional Simultaneous Imaging of Fluorescent Biomarkers and Anatomical Structure of Major Organs in Mouse
Elizabeth Oelsner, MD, MPH Instructor Medicine Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD) on Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
Wei Shen, MD, MPH Assistant Professor Medicine - Endocrinology MRI Protocol Characterizing Brown White Fat Dynamic Conversion for Brown Fat Autograft Therapy
 Tony Wang, MD Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology Highly Diffusion-Weighted Imaging: A Predictive Marker in Glioblastoma

 

2014 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced May 2014

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Monica Goldklang, MD Instructor Anesthesiology Functional Imaging of Acute Lung Injury
Timothy Ryntz, MD Assistant Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology Can Dynamic MRI Offer Insight Into Underlying Pathophysiology of Idiopathic Menorrhagia?
Gregory M. Sullivan, MD Assistant Professor Psychiatry Regional Brain Binding of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Type 2 (VMAT2) in Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot PET Study with [F‐18]‐FP‐(+)‐DTBZ.
Qi Wang, PhD Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering In-Vivo Characterization of Abnormal Cortical Sensory Processing Resulted from Mutation in Autism-Associated Genes using Voltage Sensitive Dye Imaging

 

2013 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced March 2013

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Cheryl Corcoran, MD, MS Assistant Professor Psychiatry Simultaneous TMS/fMRI in Healthy Young Adults to Characterize the Circuitry of Facial Emotion Processing: A Model of Deficits in Schizophrenia
Donna Mancini, MD Professor Medicine Non-invasive Assessment for Right Ventricular Failure following Left Ventricular Assist Device
Kristin Myers, PhD Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Human Cervix
Julie Ann Spicer, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Psychiatry Neural mechanisms of maternal stress in early postpartum women: A pilot study
Marcella Walker, MD, MS Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Medicine - Endocrinology Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Cognitive Abnormalities and their Reversibility with Parathyroidectomy

 

2012 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced March 2012

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Christine Delorenzo, PhD Assistant Professor Psychiatry Uncovering Biomarkers of Major Depressive Disorder Using Multimodal Imaging
David O. Kessler, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Sonographic features that predict success or failure with infant lumbar puncture
Alexander D. Klose, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Pilot Study: Optical Imaging of Radionuclides
Mette Skinbjerg, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scientist Psychiatry Probing dopamine D2 receptor internalization in schizophrenia
Yared Tekabe, PhD Associate Research Scientist Medicine VEGF-directed imaging of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque

 

2009 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced November 2009

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Chi-Ming Chen, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scientist Psychiatry GABA, neuronal synchrony, and neurocognitive efficiency in schizophrenia
Derek Chong, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Neurology - Epilepsy Identification of P-glycoprotein upregulation using PET imaging in an animal model of epilepsy: a novel approach towards pharmacoresistance in epilepsy
Ragy R. Girgis, MD Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow Psychiatry - Neuroscience Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of the effects of antipsychotics on the dopamine-3 receptor in schizophrenia
David Hardesty, MD Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry - Geriatrics Comparison of Two PET Ligands in Baboons; Role of Microglial Activation in Neurology and Psychiatry
Jonathan T. Lu, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Medicine - Cardiology Pulmonary Vein Muscle Sleeve Morphology in Atrial Fibrillation
Melvyn B. Ooi, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scientist Radiology Real-Time Motion Correction for MRI at 3 Tesla Using Active Markers
Jaya Prabhakaran, PhD Associate Research Scientist Psychiatry - Neuroscience Development of PET tracers for VEGF receptors
Arun Swaminath, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Medicine Positron Emission Tomography as a tool to predict response to treatment of small bowel Crohn’s disease with biologic therapy: A Pilot Study

 

2009 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced February 2009

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

R. Graham Barr, MD, DrPH Irving Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Department of Epidemiology Pulmonary blood flow measures for COPD randomized clinical trials
Peter D. Canoll, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology Pathology and Cell Biology Monitoring tumor growth and progression in a mouse model of glioblastoma using MRI and luciferase imaging
Mitchell Elkind, MD Associate Professor Neurology – Neurological Intensive Care Unit USPIO-Contrast Enhanced Carotid Plaque MR Imaging in the Northern Manhattan Study
Caroline Hwang, MD Assistant Attending NewYork – Presbyterian Healthcare Medical Center Positron Emission Tomography with 2-Deoxy-2-[18F] Fluoro-D-Glucose in the Detection of Malignancy in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms (IPMN) of the Pancreas
David J. Lederer, MD, MS Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Pediatrics Medicine – Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care A pilot study to measure pulmonary endothelial dysfunction using positron emission tomography in humans with obstructive sleep apnea
Paula S. Mckinley, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Behavioral Medicine The effects of chemotherapy on neurogenesis in early stage breast cancer: A pilot study
Stefan Rowny, MD Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow Psychiatry – Psychiatric Education Functional Neuroanatomy Changes During ECT vs. MST in Geriatric Depression

 

2008 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced June 2008

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Fernando Arias-Mendoza, MD, PhD Research Scientist Radiology Use of 31P-MRS and FDG-PET to predict treatment response in lymphomas
Sabahat Bokhari, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Department of Medicine - Cardiology 13N-NH3 PET-MPI will correlate significantly with the current invasive gold standard method (coronary angiography with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS))
Tiziano Colibazzi, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Multimodal imaging of the hippocampus in schizophrenia
Scott Schobel, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Analytical Psychopharmacology
Ningning Guo, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry Imaging the Effect of Acute Amphetamine Challenge on D1 Receptor Binding in the Brain
Erin L. Kinnally, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Psychiatry - Neuroscience Early Life Stress and Serotonin Transporter Availability in Bonnet Macaques (Macaca radiata)
Fei Liu, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Psychiatry – Substance Abuse Development of a Positron Emission Tomography Radiotracer to Label the Human Neurotensin Receptor
Jeffrey M. Miller, MD Assistant Attending NewYork – Presbyterian Healthcare Medical Center The Neurochemistry of Cognitive Therapy: Predicting Treatment Outcome with PET
Thomas L. Nickolas, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine - Nephrology Positron Emission Tomography as a Tool to Determine Bone Metabolic Activity in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Gissette Reyes, MD Instructor Medicine - Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Lipoprotein Metabolism: Relationship with Hepatic Fat, Muscle Fat and Body Composition
Bret Rutherford, MD Assistant Attending NewYork – Presbyterian Healthcare Medical Center The neural bases of expectancy effects in depression: a pilot study
Robert J. Winchester, MD Professor Medicine – Rheumatology, Pathology and Cell Biology, Pediatrics – Autoimmune/Molecular Diseases 18F - Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Uptake on PET Scan is a Marker of Degree of Inflammatory activity in Calcific Aortic Stenosis (CAS)

 

2008 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced March 2008

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Adam M. Brickman, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurolopsychology Neurology Refining the assessment of white matter correlates of cognitive aging: A pilot study
Joanne Festa, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Neurology – Neurological Intensive Care Unit Neurocognitive Predictors of Brain Morphology after Heart Transplantation
Allan Geliebter, PhD (PI)

Chrisopher Ochner, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Psychiatry Changes in Brain Activation in Response to Appetitive Cues Pre to Post Bariatric Surgery
Aviva Bracha Sopher, MD, MS Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow Pediatrics – Endocrinology Visceral fat and muscle lipid in premature adrenarche
Elizabeth M. Sublette, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Neuroscience Positron Emission Tomography with [18F]FDG: a Pilot Study of Effects of Essential Dietary Polyunsatured Fatty Acids on Brain Metabolism in Depression and Suicide
Ronald Tikofsky, PhD Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology Radiology – Nuclear Medicine Preliminary Exploration: Activated PET and FMRI to Predict Response to Cochlear Implants

 

2007 Imaging Award Recipients – Announced May 2007

Award Recipient

Title

Department

Research Proposal

Fernando Arias-Mendoza, MD, PhD Research Scientist Radiology Advances in the Utilization of Magnetic Resonance Methodology in Prostate Cancer
Iris Asllani, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology Radiology Using Arterial Spin Labeling for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
Peter D. Canoll, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology Pathology and Cell Biology Early and Enhanced Visualizations of Brain Tumor in Rat Glioma Model with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Tiziano Colibazzi, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Multimodal Imaging in the Schizophrenia Prodrome
Dale C. Hesdorffer, PhD Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Sergievsky Center Epidemiology Image Acquisition and Analysis in Epilepsy and Normal Aging
Alahyar Kangarlu, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Detection of Neurodevelopmental Events in Non-human Primates with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Kristen Klemenhagen T32 Trainee Neurobiology and Behavior Neural Activity Underlying Contextual Fear Conditioning in Healthy Volunteers: Establishment of a Flexible fMRI Paradigm to Study Contextual Conditioning In humans
Rajan Murthy, MD House Staff In Vivo Imaging of Monoamine Oxidase A
Ramin V. Parsey, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatry – Neuroscience Mechanism of Mood Stabilizer Action in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Scott A. Small, MD Associate Professor of Neurology in the Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute Neurology – Aging and Dementia Hatch MRI Center - 1.5T scan was awarded to 22 studies through the Hatch MRI Center