ASPNR Annual Award in Pediatric Neuroradiology Research

The ASPNR Research Award is intended to foster opportunities for investigators to gain further insight into scientific investigation and conduct research to further understanding in pediatric neuroradiology. Here we list our honored award recipients.

2019 Rupa Radhakrishnan, MD
Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Effect of Pre-eclamptic Milieu on Neonatal Brain Perfusion, Growth and Function

2018 Benita Tamrazi MD
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Imaging Genomics of Pediatric Rhabdoid Tumors of the Brain: Identification of Prognostically Significant Metabolic Subgroups Using in vivo 1H-MR Spectroscopy.
Tamrazi B, Venneti S, Margol A, Hawes D, Cen SY, Nelson MD, Judkins A, Biegel J, Bluml S. Pediatric atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors of the brain: identification of metabolic subgroups using in vivo 1H-MR spectroscopy. American Journal of Neuroradiology. May; 40(5): 872-877, 2019. Epub 4 Apr 2019. PMID# 30948375.

2017 Kristen Yeom, M.D.
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Radiogenomic Approaches to Non-Invasive Molecular Subtyping of Pediatric Posterior Fossa Ependymomas

2016 Andrea Poretti, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
The Structural Connectome of the Human Brain in Children with Tuberous
Sclerosis Complex

2015 Jessica L. Wisnowski, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Elucidating the Relation between Brain Temperature and Longitudinal Outcome in Neonates with Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy

2014 No award was issued.

2013 Andrew J. Degnan, M.D., M.Phil.
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Neural Correlates of Mathematic Deficiencies in Preterm Children

2012 No award was issued.

2011 Arastoo Vossough, M.D., Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Advanced Diffusion MR Imaging Assessment of the Central Auditory Pathways in Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Can it predict outcome?

2010 Michael J. Paldino, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA
Seizure Focus Detection and Assessment of Functional Network Involvement

2009 Sahil Sood, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Functional MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Evaluation of Cerebellar
Mutism Syndrome after Posterior Fossa Surgery in Pediatric Patients

2008 Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco, CA
Clinical-Radiologic Correlations in Phace Syndrome: Can Imaging Predict
Neurologic Outcome?

2007 Jeffrey H. Miller, M.D.
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO
Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Phenylkenonturia. Structural White Matter Changes
Characterized by Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Classified with Automated Indices of Mylin Anisotropy

2006 Devang Gor, M.D.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Prospective Evaluation of the Accuracy of Transcranial Doppler Sonography in
Comparison with Conventional Transcranial Doppler Sonography and MR
Perfusion in Identification of Children with Sickle Cell Disease at Risk for Cognitive

2005 James P. Eaton, M.D.
Trippler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
Incidence and Evolution of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Asymptomatic Full-Term
Infants Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasound Evaluation

2004 Steven W. Hetts, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, CA
Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Evaluation of White Matter
Tracts in Patients with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum

2003 Luisa Cervantes, M.D.
Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL
Impact of Functional MRI on the Evaluation and Treatment Outcomes and Work-
Up Costs in Children with Seizure Disorders-A Prospective Cohort Study