BMR News and Events

  • 2020 ISMRM Junior Fellows

    August 2020. Akshay Chaudhari, PhD and Valentina Mazzoli, PhD were recently named to the group of 2020 ISMRM Junior Fellows.

  • Akshay Chaudhari Wins Young Investigator Award at Imaging Elevated Symposium

    September 2019. Dr. Akshay Chaudhari won the Young Investigator Award at the Imaging Elevated Symposium at the University of Utah.

  • Akshay Chaudhari and Arjun Desai Win Awards at IWOAI 2019

    June 2019. Akshay Chaudhari and Arjun Desai received awards at the 2019 International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging at Prince Edward Island in Canada (the birthplace of Anne of Green Gables!).

  • 2019 ISMRM Young Investigator Awards Competition

    May 2019. Dr. Akshay Chaudhari, Research Scientist, won the Moore ISMRM Young Investigator Award (YIA) at the 2019 Annual Meeting, for his paper entitled, "5-Minute Double-Echo in Steady-State with Separated Echoes for Comprehensive Whole-Joint Knee MRI Assessment with and without a Proton-Density-Weighted Sequence.

  • Arjun Desai Wins 2nd Place Oral Presentation at Musculoskeletal MRI Study Group Meeting

    May 2019. Graduate student Arjun Desai won 2nd Place Oral Presentation at the Musculoskeletal Study Group meeting at the 2019 ISMRM for his presentation, "DOSMA: A deep-learning, open-source framework for musculoskeletal MRI analysis".

  • 2019 ISMRM Awards

    May 2019. BMR group members received Summa Cum Laude (top 5% of submitted abstracts) and Magna Cum Laude (top 15% of submitted abstracts) merit awards for their research work at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the ISMRM in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  • Arjun Desai Awarded NSF Fellowship

    April 2019. Post-baccalaureate researcher (and incoming Stanford PhD student in Electrical Engineering) Arjun Desai was awarded a 3-year Graduate Research Fellowship by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • Alex Toews Awarded NSERC Scholarship

    March 2019. Second-year PhD Student Alexander Toews was awarded a 3-year Graduate Scholarship by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

  • Valentina Mazzoli Awarded Rubicon Grant

    January 2019. Post-doc Valentina Mazzoli was awarded a 2-year Rubicon Grant by the NWO (the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research).

  • Feliks Kogan's PET-MRI Work Featured by the NIBIB

    August 2018. Instructor Feliks Kogan's work, "Quantitative imaging of bone-cartilage interactions in ACL-injured patients with PET-MRI" (published in the journal Osteoarthritis Cartilage) was featured by the NIBIB, which provided funding for the work.


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