Awards

The Norman E. Leeds Award for the best scientific paper and the Stephen A. Kieffer Award for the best scientific paper by a trainee are awarded each year at the Annual Meeting of The Eastern Neuroradiological Society. The awards were established in 1994. In 2018, the Robert D. Zimmerman Award for the best scientific poster was established and is also awarded during the Annual Meeting.

2021

The following awards were given for presentations during the 33rd ENRS Annual Meeting, August 19-22, 2021, held virtually:

The Norman E. Leeds Award for best scientific paper presented was given to Adam A. Dmytriw, MD, MPH, MSc from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.  Dmytriw’s presentation was entitled, International Study of Intracranial Aneurysm Embolization using the Woven EndoBridge (WEB) Device: Results of the WorldWideWEB Consortium.

The Stephen A. Kieffer Award for best mentored paper was given to Eleyine Zarour, MD, from Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal in Montréal, Canada.  Dr. Zarour’s presentation was entitled, Registration of biphasic stroke protocol head CTA using 3D scale invariant feature transform (SIFT) is robust to patient motion.

There was a tie for the Robert D. Zimmerman Award for best scientific poster; recipients were:

Igor Gomes Padilha, MD, from Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal in Montréal, Canada.  Dr. Gomes Padilha’s presentation was entitled, Vessel Wall MR Imaging features of basilar perforator aneurysms confirmed by digital subtraction angiography – A case series. 

Reyna Patel, from Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. Patel’s presentation was entitled, Unique regional MRI phenotypes of EGFR amplification within the non-enhancing segment of Glioblastoma (GBM), Mayo Clinic, Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

 

Previous Recipients

2020 – 32nd ENRS Annual Meeting

The Norman E. Leeds Award for best scientific paper presented was given to Alexander Wong, MD from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.  Dr. Wong’s presentation was entitled, Management of ruptured intracranial aneurysms: clinical outcomes over 15 years post-ISAT.

The Stephen A. Kieffer Award for best mentored paper was given to Marcus J. Daniels, MD, from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Daniels’s presentation was entitled, Assessment of RAPID and Syngo.via in Core Infarct Estimate Compared with DW-MRI Obtained within 24 Hours.

The Robert D. Zimmerman Award for best scientific poster was given to Halyna Pokyhlevych, MD, from MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Dr. Johnson’s poster was entitled, Retrospective Analysis of Imaging Characteristics of Tectal Gliomas.

2019 – 31st ENRS Annual Meeting

The Norman E. Leeds Award for best scientific paper presented was given to Charit Tippareddy from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Tippareddy’s presentation was entitled, Radiomics of 3D magnetic resonance fingerprinting (MRF) in adult brain tumors

The Stephen A. Kieffer Award for best mentored paper was given to Jeremy Ford, MD, from New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, New York.  Dr. Ford’s presentation was entitled, Statistical Parametric Mapping-Based Scoring Method to Distinguish Frontotemporal Labor Degeneration and Alzheimer Disease

2018 – 30th ENRS Annual Meeting

The Norman E. Leeds Award for best scientific paper presented was given to Natasha Smith, MD, from Cornell University, New York, New York.  Dr. Smith’s presentation was entitled, Radiogenomic Analysis of Blood-Brain-Barrier Disruption in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Utilizing CT-Perfusion Imaging and Micro RNA Profiling.

The Stephen A. Kieffer Award for best mentored paper was given to Adam Dmytriw, MD, from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Dr. Dmytriw’s presentation was entitled, The Pipeline Embolization Device: changes in practice and the reduction of complications in the treatment of anterior circulation aneurysms.

The Stephen A. Kieffer Award for best mentored paper was given to Joan Chi, MD, from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Dr. Chi’s presentation was entitled, Increased Blood Brain Barrier Permeability in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

The inaugural Robert D. Zimmerman Award for best poster exhibit was given to Austin Ditmer, MD, for his exhibit entitled Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI Textural Analysis for Grading Gliomas.