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Department of Radiology

MSC 10 5530
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Reginald Heber Fitz Hall

Phone: 505-272-3779
Fax: 505-272-5821

Current Research

PI: Steven Eberhardt
Adrenal calcifications on CT associated with Familial Cerebral Cavernous Malformation Type I: An imaging biomarker for a hereditary cerebrovascular condition.

PI: Steven Eberhardt
Pancreaticoportal Fistula
To Investigate the imaging features and clinical presenting features and natural history of pancreatic pseudocyst-portal vein fistulae through retrospective case review

PI: Anna Fabre; Co-PI: Ryan LeBaron
The diagnostic Yield of Percutaneous Biopsy for Skeletal Infection with Pre-procedure Antibiotic use; An Internal review

PI: Joanna Fair; Co-PI: Mark Epstein
Retrospective Assessment of Pediatric PET/CT Radiation Exposure at UNMH

PI: Christopher Gutjahr
HDE Protocol for TheraSphere Treatment

PI: Jon Hallstrom
Spinal Cavernous malformations

Co-PI: Blaine Hart.  National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Brain Vascular Malformation Consortium: Predictors of clinical course
New Mexico has the highest prevalence worldwide of familial cerebral cavernous malformations. This NIH-funded project includes baseline MRI of CCM patients, follow-up MRI on many, and genetic analysis, with a goal of identifying predictors of clinical course. Subprojects include developing automated analysis methods and applying MRI permeability techniques to drug trials.

PI: Gary Hatch. National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 2013-DN-BX-K004.
Investigation of Post-Mortem Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Detection of Intraneural Hemorrhage
The goal of this project is the development MR protocols, optimized and validated for detecting intraneural hemorrhage, for future application to the evaluation of the cervical spine in pediatric subjects with suspected shaken baby syndrome (SBS).
http://www.nij.gov/funding/awards/pages/award-detail.aspx?award=2013-DN-BX-K004

PI: Gary Hatch, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 15-25B-RANT20
Development of Modern Subadult Standards: Improved Age and Sex Estimation in US Forensic Practice

PI: Gary Hatch. National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 2016-DN-BX-0144 (0)
Facilitating Forensic Research Multiple Fields Using a Unique Computed Tomography Dataset

PI: Gary Hatch, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 2016-DN-BX-0173 (0)
Improving and Evaluating Comuted Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging int eh Investigation of Fatalities Involving Suspected Head Trauma

PI: Gary Hatch, Research Triangle International (RTI)
Hosting a 3-day Workshop on Advanced Radiologic Imaging in Medicolegal Death Investigation

PI: Gary Hatch, Research Triangle International (RTI)
Development of Curriculum and Instructional Content for Workshop on Advanced Radiologic Imaging in Medicolegal Death

PI: Gary Hatch, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
Validation of Expanded Computer Assisted Decedent Indentification (CADI and Computed Tomography (CT)

PI: Loren Ketai,  National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Brain-Centered Therapy versus Medication for Urgency Urinary Incontinence – An RCT
Determine whether a mind/body therapy (hypnotherapy) is as, or is more effective and durable, in treating urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) than a non-mind/body treatment (pharmacotherapy).

PI:  Loren Ketai
Consistency of MRI for measurement of Right Ventricular Function

PI: Gamaliel Lorenzo
On-Call Miss rate

PI: Gary Mlady, New Mexico Department of Health
Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Project
This study is a program to offer early detection of breast and cervical cancer to underserved women.

PI: Gary Mlady, VA/US. Department of Veterans Affairs
Radiological and Nuclear Medicine Diagnostics and Therapy Services

PI: Reed Selwyn, New Mexico and Economic Development Dept.
Closing the Loop Between Impact Data and Radiological Assessments

PI: Reed Selwyn,
Renal Ultrasound and Rhabdomyolysis: A Review