Researchers and students working in the Center for
Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics have received several recent
Prateek Prasanna and Mohammadhadi Khorrami
Prateek Prasanna, a research associate at the center, and
Mohammadhadi Khorrami, a graduate student working in the center, received a
$1,000 2019 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award for their abstract,
“Intra and perinodular CT delta radiomic features associated with early
response can predict overall survival (OS) in immunotherapy-treated non-small
cell lung cancer (NSCLC): A multi-site multi-agent study.”
The merit award program was established in 1995 to recognize
high-quality abstracts submitted by fellows and residents. The award includes a
stipend to attend ASCO in Chicago, May 31–June 4.
Anant Madabhushi, F. Alex Nason Professor II of Biomedical
Engineering, is the senior author on the abstract.
Pranjal Vaidya, a graduate research assistant with center,
received the Linda K. Arena Endowed Scholarship Award. She received a $6,500
award for her work titled “Pre-treatment Radiomic Features Can Differentiate
Hyperprogression from Other Response Patterns Following Immune Checkpoint
Inhibitors in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).”
Each year, the Linda K. Arena Endowed Scholarship Award
provides funding to a nurse or physician to obtain advanced training in lung
cancer prevention and treatment.
Madabhushi advises Vaidya.
Catherine Jayapandian, a research associate with the center, received the Kidney Precision Medicine Travel Award for her abstract titled “Deep Learning based Detection of Normal and Abnormal Glomeruli and Tubules on whole slide images from NEPTUNE digital renal biopsies.”
Jayapandian’s $1,200 award was for the Kidney Precision
Medicine Project consortium face-to-face meeting, which was held in Bethesda,
Maryland, April 30–May 1.