Aimilia Gastounioti, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Aimilia Gastounioti, PhD, is an assistant professor of radiology and principal investigator in the Computational Imaging Research Center for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Gastounioti is developing a research program on translational biomedical imaging research, computational image analytics and artificial intelligence for breast cancer screening. Gastounioti grew up in Athens, Greece, and received her doctorate in engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, performed partly in collaboration with the Center for Visual Computing/INRIA GALEN Research Group at the Ecole Centrale de Paris. Subsequently, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher and then as a research associate in the Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Gastounioti has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and papers in premier scientific meetings. She has received research awards from the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation and the Penn Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics.

Research Interests

Breast cancer, computational imaging analytics, machine learning, big data, precision medicine

Link to Publications

Education History


Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania


National Technical University of Athens


National Technical University of Athens


2023-2024 Council of Early Career Investigators in Imaging (CECIĀ²), Academy for Advancing Innovation in Imaging Science
2020 Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Pendergrass Day Symposium
2019 Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America
2019 Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Pendergrass Day Symposium