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    By Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology


    Joseph Ippolito, MD, PhD, an instructor in radiology, received a one-year, $50,000 grant for "Hybrid MR/MALDI Imaging of Prostate Cancer: A Feasibility Study" from the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The grant is effective through October 2017.

    Joseph J.H. Ackerman, PhD, professor of radiology and professor of chemistry, received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to purchase a GE SPINlabTM dissolution DNP (dynamic nuclear polarization) instrument. SPINlabTM-enabled HP MR is a promising and powerful technology for metabolic assessment and pathway analysis. The GE SPINlabTM is currently the only commercially available hyperpolarization device. Delivery of the instrument is expected in the first quarter of 2018.

    Jennifer Nicholas, MD, MHA, assistant professor of pediatric radiology, received a $74,000 resident Education Scholar Grant from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The one-year grant for "Facilitating a Radiology Curriculum for Radiology Residents in Haiti Using Tablet Computers" is effective through June 30, 2018.