2022 SRUF Early Career Grant Recipients


The SRU Research Committee recently held the first SRU Early Career Grant Review process led by Dr. Arthur Fleischer (Chair) and Dr. Manjiri Dighe (Vice Chair). The SRU Foundation Seed Grant is intended to assist investigators in defining objectives and testing hypotheses before they apply for major grants from corporations, foundations or government agencies.


The three grants with the highest final scores as decided by the committee are listed below. Congratulations to the awardees!


Analysis of thyroid nodules via Ultrasound and Machine learning

PI – Dr. Hersh Sagreiya from University of Pennsylvania


Ultrasound assessment of appendicular muscle as a biomarker of muscle mass and sarcopenia using muscle CT measurements as reference standard

PI – Dr. Guilherme Moura Cunha from University of Washington


Ultrasound liver fat quantification with attenuation imaging (ATI): a retrospective validation study, comparison with qualitative steatosis grading system, and comparison with artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm

PI – Dr. Luyao Shen from Stanford University