Congratulations to the 2018 SIR Foundation Radiology Resident/Fellow Research Award and Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student Research Award winners!
Resident/Fellow Research Award Winners:
Jamaal Benjamin, MD, PhD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract: "Epigenetic Alterations Enable HCC Cell Survival Under Metabolic Stress"
Ahmed Gabr, MD, Northwestern University
Abstract: "Long-Term Survival Outcomes of Early Stage HCC Undergoing Y90 Radiation Segmentectomy"
Tyler Sandow, MD, Ochsner Health System
Abstract: "Lymphopenia Selects Poor DEB-TACE Response in Transplant Waitlist Patients: Prospective, Single-Center, Observational Study"
Cope Medical Student Research Award Winners:
Ross Bittman, Emory University School of Medicine
Abstract: "Obstructive Cholangiocarcinoma: Hilar Location as an Indication for Initial Percutaneous Management"
Mark Finkelstein, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
Abstract: "Relationship of Hospital Volume on Length of Stay in Patients Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism"
Ryan Kiefer, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract: "Analysis of In Vivo Tumor Growth Kinetics in a Diethylnitrosamine-Induced, Transarterial Embolization-Treated Rat Model of HCC"
François Michaud, Université de Montréal
Abstract: "In Vitro Feasibility Study of Magnetic Resonance Navigation in Realistic Physiological Settings"
Avik Som, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Abstract: "Do Liver Function Scoring Systems Predict Outcomes After Portal Vein Embolization in Non-HCC Liver Cancer?"
Elliot Stein, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract: "Rapid Coaxial Probe Electrochemical (CoPE) Ablation Device Iteration Using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3D Printing"