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AIUM announced Endowment for Education and Research grant recipients

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winners of its 2005 Endowment for Education and Research (EER) grants at the 2005 AIUM Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida. The funding for the grants is made possible by generous donations from AIUM members and companies.

Congratulations to the following investigators who received grants:

Ronald H. Silverman, PhD
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
High-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging of the Retina and Choroid, $9980

Todd Abruzzo, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center and College of Medicine
Ultrasound-Mediated Selective Intracerebral Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm, $10,000

Andrew T. Gray, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Peripheral Nerve Imaging With Ultrasound: Construction of a Web-Based Atlas, $10,000

Michael House, MD
Tufts-New England Medical Center
Cervical Elastography During Pregnancy, $9589

The EER, under the auspices of the AIUM, plans to continue awarding several ultrasound research grants each year to its members and is proud to sponsor cutting-edge research in the field of ultrasound. The winners of the 2005 AIUM EER grants are posted on the AIUM website at


The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

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