Seed Grant Recipients

2017 STR Seed Grant Recipient

Leah Lin, MD

University of Southern California

Project Title:
Evaluation of Lung Cancer Treatment Response to Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Utilizing Volumetric Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced CT and Texture Analysis

Society of Thoracic Radiology Research and Education Foundation Seed Grants

Date
Grant Recipient Institution Title
05/10/2017 L. Lin University of Southern California Evaluation of Lung Cancer Treatment Response to Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Utilizing Volumetric Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced CT and Texture Analysis
4/14/2016
T. D. Tailor Duke University Medical Center Integration of CT Imaging Features with Cell-free Plasma DNA as Biomarkers for Early Lung Cancer Detection in Patients with Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules
12/1/2015
H. H. Guo Stanford University Hospital Assurance of Subsolid Pulmonary Nodule Visualization by Low-Dose CT, Facilitated by 3D Printing
4/21/2013
D. Litmanovich Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Functional MRI Assessment as a Primary Imaging Modality for Diagnosis, Follow-up and Guidance of Therapy Decisions of COPD Patients with Tracheomalacia
7/27/2012
J. Chung National Jewish Health Use of 1.5T Proton MRI in the Initial Assessment and Follow-up of Mycobacterium Avium Complex Pneumonia
1/18/2012
S. Singh Massachusetts General Hospital Chest CT Under 1 mSv: A Pilot Study
10/20/2010
C. W. Koo NYU Langone Medical Center Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Sub-solid Opacities
6/30/2009
D. A. Torigian University of Pennsylvania Feasibility and Validation of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging for Non-Invasive Assessment of Targeted Nanocarriers to Treat Pulmonary Inflammation in a Mouse Model
5/30/2007
S. T. Chong University of Michigan 64-Slice Coronary CT Angiography vs. Standard Therapy in the Emergency Room: Determining Cost-Effectiveness and Predicting Clinical Outcome in Patients with Low and Moderate Risk for Acute Coronary Syndrome
2/13/2007
E. Y. Lee Children’s Hospital Boston Evaluation of Hyperpolarized He MRI in Pediatric Patients with Asthma
4/13/2005
M. Nishino Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Loss of Anteroposterior Intralobar Attenuation Gradient of the Lung: Correlation with Pulmonary Function
9/9/2004
D. Moses New York University Medical Center Quantification of Perfusion in Primary Pulmonary Neoplasms
6/6/2003
O. Mawlawi MD Anderson Cancer Center Accurate Quantification of Small Lung Nodules Based on PET/CT Imaging
2/7/2002
G. W. Gladish MD Anderson Cancer Center Investigation of the Feasibility of the Use of Normal Saline as Negative Intravascular Contrast Agent in Thoracic Computed Tomography
10/31/2001
M.B. Sneider University of Michigan Multidetector Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department
12/1/2000
G. P. Reddy University California San Francisco Coronary Pathophysiology in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
2/15/2000
V.S. Lee New York University Medical Center Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac MR Imaging for Evaluation of Myocardial Viability
2/15/2000
J.P. Ko Massachusetts General Hospital Automatic Detection of Pulmonary Nodules on Chest CT and Assessment of Change Over Time
10/19/1999
D. Levin University of California San Diego The Evaluation of Pulmonary Perfusion Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2/15/1999
K. Garg University of Colorado Thromboembolic Disease: Value of CT Venography in Addition to CT Pulmonary Angiography
10/20/1997
B. Zhao New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center Development of a 3-dimensional Image Sigmentational Alogorithm to Accurately Delineate Solitary Pulmonary Nodules of CT Images
3/3/1997
A. A. Shah New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center CTV in Conjunction with PCTA for the Presence of DVT in Lower Extremities Above the Knee
10/15/1996
D. Roberts University of Pennsylvania Functional MRI of Pulmonary Perfusion Using Steady-State Arterial Spine-tagging Pending Application to the Detection of Pulmonary Embolism
4/29/1996
L. S. Broderick Indiana University Evaluation of Questionable Nodules Seen on Chest Radiographs: Fluxorscopy vs. CT
4/17/1996
J. Collins University of Wisconsin The Utility of Expiratory High-resolution CT in Diagnosing Bronchiolitis Obliterans
12/20/1995
P. K. Woodward Mallinckrodt Detection of Pulmonary Nodules and ILD: Comparison of ThoraVision and Conventional Screen-film Radiographs
1/13/1995
J. Gruden University California San Francisco High-resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) in Patients with Possible Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP): Finding with Bronchoscopic Correlation after Negative Sputum Induction
1/13/1995
P. J. Mergo University of Florida Pre-procedural 3-D Reformation of Helical CT in Bronchoscopy, Thoracostomy, and Mediastinoscopy
3/7/1994
D. Dyer University of Colorado Proposal for Study of Chest CT as Screening Tool for Aortic Injury
3/7/1994
H. Hatabu University of Pennsylvania High-Resolution MR Imaging of Lung Parenchyma
12/30/1993
J. Ye State University New York An Efficient Approach to Quantitative Myocardial Perfusion SPECT
12/30/1993
R. Slone Mallinckrodt Pre and Post Operative Evaluation of Volume Reduction Surgery Patients: A Study of Chest Wall Mechanics, Diaphragm Motion, and Lung Volumes with Inspiratory/Expiratory CT and MRI
12/15/1993
S. Kee University California San Francisco HRCT of the Chest of Asthmatic Patients Before and After Methacholine Challenge and Albuterol Inhalation
11/5/1993
E. Drucker Massachusetts General Hospital Pilot Study to Investigate the Use of Helical Scanning CT in Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism