Summer Research Program

The MIR Summer Research Program offers undergraduate and medical students an excellent introduction to current radiological sciences research. You can start this 10-week program, which is based on approximately 40 hours per week, any time between May 24 and June 1.

Before submitting your application, please contact potential faculty mentors to discuss your interest in their research.

Diane S. Abou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Kevin M. Bennett, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Tammie L.S. Benzinger, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Mikhail Y. Berezin, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Janine D. Bijsterbosch, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Kevin J. Black, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Rano Chatterjee, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
James R. Duncan, MD, PhD
Chief, Interventional Radiology
Adam T. Eggebrecht, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Sarah A. Eisenstein, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Brian A. Gordon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Tamara Hershey, PhD
Director, Neuroimaging Labs Research Center
Joseph E. Ippolito, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Abhinav K. Jha, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Richard Laforest, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Yongjian Liu, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Christopher D. Malone, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Daniel S. Marcus, PhD
Director, Computational Imaging Research Center
Mikhail V. Milchenko, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Elliot H. Stein Family Professor of Neurology
Cyrus A. Raji, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
David E. Reichert, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Vijay Sharma, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Joshua S. Shimony, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Kooresh I. Shoghi, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Ryan G. Short, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Marilyn J. Siegel, MD
Professor of Radiology
Aristeidis Sotiras, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Yuan-Chuan Tai, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Daniel L.J. Thorek, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Zhude (Will) Tu, PhD
Director, Precision Radiotheranostics Translation Center
Richard L. Wahl, MD
Director, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Dean F. Wong, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Pamela K. Woodard, MD
Senior Vice Chair and Division Director, Radiology Research Facilities
Dmitriy A. Yablonskiy, PhD
Professor of Radiology
  • Breast imaging
  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Contrast agent development
  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Digital imaging
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Molecular pharmacology
  • Neuroscience imaging
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Optical imaging
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Radiopharmaceutical development
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray computed tomography

Three of the Summer Research Program’s 10 positions are designated for women and URiM applicants. Learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion at MIR.

Applicants selected for the Summer Research Program will receive $7,000 for a 10-week summer research period.

Please return your completed application, transcripts from all undergraduate schools (and medical school if applicable), and two letters of recommendation as indicated in the MIRSP application.

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