Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student SIR Annual Scientific Meeting Research Award
Application Deadline: November 15
The purpose of the award is to introduce interested medical students to the greater interventional radiology community at the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting. The intent is to recognize the student author of an accepted abstract that best honors the spirit of inventiveness and scientific purity. Medical students at an accredited medical school who have demonstrated an interest in interventional radiology as a career and have participated in an original research project may apply.
The Annual Meeting Research Award Committee selects up to six recipients of this award each year.
Recipients will receive:
- Complimentary registration
- Travel award up to $1000
1. Primary Author must be a medical student at an accredited medical school, and must present the abstract as an oral presentation at the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting
2. Candidate does not need to be the principal investigator of the research project, but must have had a meaningful role in the research
3. Research must be original, and must have been conducted under the guidance of one or more SIR members, one of whom agrees to be present for the oral presentation
4. Recipients of the Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student Cope Award must take apart in the SIR Foundation Medical Student Grant Review at the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting. This includes submitting a one page review of assigned grants prior to the Grant Review Study Section.
1. Abstract Control ID Number
2. Applicant’s CV
3. Letter of support from applicant’s program director or department chair
4. Letter of endorsement from an SIR member if the department chair or program director is not a member
2013 SIR Foundation Annual Scientific Meeting Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student Research Award
Patrick Tyler - Feinberg School
of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
For his research entitled: High-field MRI Accurately Quantifies Tumor Uptake of Therapeutic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in McS-RH7777 Rat Model of Liver Cancer.
Alexander Sheu - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
For his research entitled: Transcatheter Intra-arterial delivery of Superparamagnetic Iron-oxide-labeled Natural Kill Lymphocytes to Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Longitudinal Efficacy Studies in a Rat Model.
Sean Woods - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark.
For his research entitled: Neuroprotective Effects of Dodecafluoropentane Emulsion in an Angiographic Model of Acute Ischemic Stroke in Rabbits.
Terence Choy - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago Ill.
For his research entitled: Alginate Microspheres With Magnetically Triggered Gemcitabine Release.
Ahmad Parvinian - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Ill.
For his research entitled: Transarterial Sorafenib Chemoembolization: Preliminary Study of Technical Feasibility in a Rabbit Model.
Kaleb Smithson - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark.
For his research entitled: Biodegradable Starch Nanoparticles Are a Novel and Potentially Effective and Safe Adjuvant for Sonothrombolysis Especially for More Fibrin-rich, Aged and Rigid Clots.