AIUM recognizes new investigators in ultrasound

04/28/04

PHOENIX, AZ - The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) will hold a scientific session presenting the research of the 2004 New Investigator Award nominees at the AIUM Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The New Investigator Award was designed to encourage new clinical investigators to gain experience with performing and presenting ultrasound research early in their academic careers.

The award with a prize of $1000, will be presented to the new investigator (resident, fellow, faculty member, or sonographer in practice fewer than 5 years) who presents the best scientific abstract.

The following 6 presentations have been nominated for the 2004 New Investigator Award. The winner will be announced at the AIUM Board of Governors banquet on the evening of Tuesday, June 22, and will be subsequently posted on the AIUM website at http://www.aium.org.

Cardiac Stimulation by Ultrasound and Contrast Agents: The Role of Bubble Dissolution, Destruction, and Biological Damage.
Claudio Rota, MS

Sonography vs Electromyography of the Median Nerve in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Anna Ciechomska, MD, PhD

Sonoelastographic Imaging of Interference Patterns for Estimation of the Shear Velocity in Homogenous Biomaterials.
Zhe Wu, MS

Presence of Yolk Sac on Transvaginal Ultrasonography Is the Best Predictor for Methotrexate Treatment Failure in Ectopic Pregnancy.
Sarah Bixby, MD

Optical Monitoring of Ultrasound-Induced Bioeffects in the Vascular System of Chick Embryos.
Subha Maruvada, PhD

Effect of Temperature on Ultrasound-Enhanced Thrombolysis.
George Jerome Shaw, III, MD, PhD

The AIUM, a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the art and science of ultrasound in medicine and research through its educational, scientific, and professional activities, has been able to promote the safe and effective use of ultrasound in clinical medicine for more than 50 years.

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