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New Grants

Recent Grants awarded to Radiology Faculty! Congratulations!

Michael King, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, UMass Medical SchoolMichael King, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Radiology Research

  • NIH R01 Grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for $786,840 for the period of 2020-2024. Principal Investigators Frederic H. Fahey, DSC, Michael A King, PhD and Yongyi Yang, PHD
    • Project Title: Optimization of diagnostic accuracy, radiation dose, and patient throughput for cardiac SPECT via advanced and clinically practical cardiac-respiratory motion correction and deep learning.
  • NIH R01 Grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for $773,763 for the period of 2020-2024. Principal Investigators Michael A King, PhD and Miles N Wernick, PhD
    • Project Title: Improving Pediatric SPECT Imaging: Enhanced Lesion Detection with Dose Reduction through Advanced Reconstruction and Motion Correction.

Carolynn DeBenedectics, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, UMass Medical SchoolCarolynn DeBenedectis, MD, Associate Professor, Radiology Vice Chair for Education and Radiology Residency Program Director

  • The Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) Board of Directors has approved funding for Carolynn DeBenedectis' 2020 Jerome Arndt Grant application for $5,000.00
    • Project Title: Healthcare Disparities and Cultural Competency Curriculum for Radiologists.
    • The purpose of the APDR Jerome Arndt Grant Award is to provide funding opportunities for APDR members to develop resources for the membership.