2014

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  • Rohan Dharmakumar, PhD is awarded an NIH R01grant for his work on developing an imaging strategy free of ionizing radiation, exogenous contrast media, and pharmacological stress agents to assess myocardial ischemia due to CAD. (August 2013)
  • Avinash Kali receives an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship for his project "MRI-Based Assessment of Late Reperfusion Therapies" under the mentorship of Rohan Dharmakumar, PhD. (July 2013)
  • Damini Dey, PhD's manuscript, "Automated knowledge-based detection of nonobstructive and obstructive arterial lesions from coronary CT angiography" has been selected to be highlighted in the Editor's Picks column for Medical Physics (April 2013).
  • Zhaoyang Fan, PhD is selected as an International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Junior Fellow (February 2013).
  • Behzad Sharif, PhD receives a Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Early Career Award in Basic Science for his work entitled "Eliminating Dark-Rim Artifacts in First-Pass Myocardial Perfusion Imaging." (February 2013)
  • Behzad Sharif, PhD is awarded a 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Regional Scholarship (November 2012)
  • Damini Dey, PhD receives an American Heart Association grant for her project entitled "Automated Non-invasive Measurements of Epicardial and Thoracic Fat". (May 2012)
  • V. Krishnan Ramanujanm, PhD is awarded an American Cancer Society grant for his project entitled "Imaging Mitochondrial Dynamics for Early Detection of Breast Cancer In vivo". (April 2012)
  • Avinash Kali receives the Summa Cum Laude Merit Award for the 20th annual ISMRM Meeting for his abstract entitled "Temporal Features of Edema in Acute Myocardial Infarction: T2 Maps vs T2-STIR". (April 2012)
  • Debiao Li, PhD is elected as Program Director of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Cardiac MR Study Group. (March 2012)
  • Zhaoyang Fan, PhD receives the Magna Cum Laude Merit Award for the 20th Annual International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Meeting for his abstract entitled “3D Variable-Flip-Angle TSE with Prospective Self-Gating of Swallowing Motion: Initial Experience in Carotid Artery Wall MRI”. (April 2012)
  • Behzad Sharif, PhD is awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project entitled "Whole-heart Myocardial Perfusion MRI: Artifact-minimized Projection Imaging" under the mentorship of Debiao Li, PhD. (July 2011)
  • Zhaoyang Fan, PhD is awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project entitled "Non-Contrast MR Angiography of Peripheral Arteries: Improved Flow-Sensitive Dephasing-Prepared Balanced SSFP" under the mentorship of Debiao Li, PhD. (July 2011)
  • Debiao Li, PhD is elected President of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine (May 2011)