2018 Pilot Grant Award Winners

Ultrasound Research Center Announces 2018 Pilot Grant Award Winners

The Mayo Clinic Ultrasound Research Center, directed by Matthew R. Callstrom, M.D., Ph.D., is pleased to announce the following recipients of its 2018 pilot grant awards:

Pilot Study to Investigate Neuromodulatory Effect of Ultrasound

Ultrafast High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging for Chemo Sensitivity Screening in a Chick Embryo Patient-Derived Xenograft Model of Metastatic Lung Cancer

Shear Wave Elastography and the Stiffness of the Median Nerve in the Carpal Tunnel: A Validation Study

Novel Spinal Echo Catheter for Imaging and Guided Therapy

Application of Lung Ultrasound Surface Wave Elastography in Assessment of Extravascular Lung Water

Making Ultrasound Smart for Localization and Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules

The Clinical Value of Ultrasound Strain Magnitude Imaging for Assessment of Placental Attachment Abnormalities

Funds were awarded for up to $30,000 per project to allow investigative teams to study new applications of ultrasound technology. The Center was able to award funding for seven new projects this year to teams of investigators spanning 10 different departments throughout Mayo Clinic.

Learn more about the Ultrasound Research Center.

Submitted by: Mark E. Zobitz, administrator, Research Operations