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Visit ASNR Booth at RSNA 2016

Posted on:November 30, 2016

Share your questions and comments with ASNR staff during the RSNA at Booth #1004 in the South Building. On Monday, Nov. 28 through Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 4-5 pm, you'll be able to meet and welcome ASNR's new executive…MORE

NIH BRAIN Initiative Funds Next-Generation Human Imaging following Early Push by ASNR and Other Societies

Posted on:October 27, 2016

After a concerted push by ASNR and several other societies in 2014 for more emphasis on human brain imaging in the Obama Administration's BRAIN Initiative grant program, NIH has heeded the call by funding 27 imaging-specific projects over the past three grant cycles. In October, NIH announced its…MORE

NEWS RELEASE: Mary Beth Hepp Named New Executive Director for the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)

Posted on:September 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 9, 2016 CONTACT: Angelo Artemakis, aartemakis@asnr.org, 630-574-0220, x227 Mary Beth Hepp, MBA, will assume the reins of the American Society of Neuroradiology, a 5,500-member not-…MORE

ASNR Announces Speakers for International Imaging Series, Singapore

Posted on:September 6, 2016

The ASNR is pleased to announce the speakers that have been selected for the ASNR International Imaging Series in Singapore, May 19-20, 2017. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Singapore Radiology Society Annual Meeting.

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ASNR Selects Web Editors

Posted on:April 15, 2016

The ASNR Web and Social Media Committee has appointed its new Web Editors, who will help to develop new electronic content targeted to members. The Committee received many applicants, and the selection process was challenging because of the high caliber of all the applicants. Thank you to everyo…MORE

ASNR Signs onto new Training Guidelines for Endovascular Intervention of Ischemic Stroke

Posted on:April 7, 2016

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) stood alongside 14 other medical societies dedicated to neurologic care in being signatory to new training guidelines for endovascular intervention of ischemic stroke patients caused by emergent large vessel occlusion in the brain. The guidelines were…MORE


ASNR Congratulates the 2016 Foundation award recipients

Posted on:March 30, 2016

The Foundation of the ASNR has announced this year's award winners. Congratulations to all!

ARRS/ASNR Scholarship Award Leo P. Sugrue, M.D., Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco Imaging Biomarkers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Outstanding Contributions i…MORE


AMY Kotsenas, M.D., Named 2016 Women IN Neuroradiology Leadership Award Recipient

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The Foundation of the ASNR, along with American College of Radiology and the American Association for Women Radiologists, is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Kotsenas of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has been selected as the 2016 Women in Neuroradiology Leadership Award recipient. A review …MORE


ASNR Election results

Posted on:March 23, 2016

Congratulations to our ASNR's newly elected office holders:

2016-2017 Vice President: Pina C. Sanelli, MD, MPH, FACR, Northwell Health2016-2017 Secretary: Robert M. Barr, MD, FACR, Mecklenburg Radiology Associates, P.A.

Elected Members of the 2016-2017 Nominat…MORE


ASNR/RSNA Sponsor Course on Comparative Effectiveness Research

Posted on:February 19, 2016

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) are enthusiastic to jointly sponsor a hands-on interactive training course in comparative effectiveness research (CER). The main goal of the course is to provide an introduction to the methodology a…MORE


ASNR Seeks Editors to Bolster content on news website

Posted on:February 14, 2016

The ASNR is revamping its website and is looking for 11 website editors to help with creating content and working with ASNR members to create content. The website editors will each be in charge of different sections of the website (MOC portal, fellowship portal, neurocurriculum live, patient por…MORE


ASNR Presents Symposium in THAILAND

Posted on:January 18, 2016

We are pleased to announce the ASNR Brain Imaging Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand, May 14-15, 2016, representing an expansion of international collaborations. See program and registration informati…MORE


FASNR Announces Alzheimer’s Imaging Research Grant Program

Posted on:January 14, 2016

On behalf of the Foundation of the ASNR, we are delighted to announce this new research funding opportunity made possible by a generous donor committed to supporting research in Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Grant submissions are due March 9, 2016.

T…MORE


Changing Perspective: Collection of AJNR

Posted on:October 22, 2015

Essays by Editor-in-Chief Castillo will benefit foundation of the ASNR

The newly published essay collection Changing Perspectives brings together an eclectic and engaging body of writing by former AJNR Editor-in-C…MORE


Inverted Papilloma: A Review and What’s New

Posted on:October 9, 2015

Although inverted papilloma (IPap) is a rare neoplasm, it is of considerable interest as it can be locally aggressive, has a…MORE

Free Content Enhancing Mass at the Carotid Bifurcation: Not Always a Carotid Body Tumor

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Carotid body tumor (CBT, paraganglioma) is a frequently-encountered enhancing mass at the common carotid artery (CCA)…MORE

Call for Statistical Editor Applications

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The American Journal of Neuroradiology is accepting nominations for the position of Statistical Senior Editor. To nominate yourself…MORE

UNC Neuroradiology Neuropathology Conference

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Attached is our last neuroradiology-neuropathology for the academic year 2014-2015. We hope that you will enjoy it…MORE

Screening for Self-Plagiarism in a Subspecialty-versus-General Imaging Journal Using iThenticate

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The prevalence [post-views] of self-plagiarism in 2 journals was investigated using commercially available plagiarism software. Self-plagiarism…MORE

Armies of Pestilence: CNS Infections as Potential Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Infectious agents have been investigated, developed, and used by both governments and terrorist groups as weapons of…MORE

Foundation Of The ASNR Call For Submissions For 2016 Research Awards

Posted on:September 15, 2015

The link for the 2016 Foundation Awards is http://www.asnr.org/foundation/awards/ Each of the following awards will be in the amount of $60,000. To apply: 1. Review the applicable prospectus … • …MORE

THOMAS HANS NEWTON, M.D., AN ASNR FOUNDER MAY 9, 1925

Posted on:June 6, 2015

Thomas Hans Newton, M.D. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 6, 2010. Hans was born May 9, 1925 in Berlin, Germany. His father was an ENT surgeon, and his mother ran a family business. The family escaped Nazi Germany before World War II, first to Palestine, and then to the United…MORE

ASNR Offers Three New PQI Modules

Posted on:April 26, 2015

Neuroradiologists can now find three new ABR-approved practice quality improvement (PQI) modules on fluoroscopic guided lumbar punctures at http://www.asnr.org/pqi. These modules were contributed by Ryan B Peterson, MD; Kimberly Applegate, MD, MS; Ivan Dequesada…MORE

ASNR 2015 Presidential Address Now Online

Posted on:April 19, 2015

The 2015 ASNR President's Address is now presented online at http://www.asnr.org/presidential-address-2015. This 7-minute presentation covers the many changes ASNR is undergoing.…MORE

Search ASNR Annual Meeting Program And Abstracts

Posted on:April 8, 2015

Get a preview of meeting content and plan your attendance: search/browse sessions and abstracts from the ASN…MORE

Erin Simon Schwartz, MD, Named 2015 Women In Neuroradiology Award Recipient

Posted on:March 19, 2015

The Foundation of the ASNR, along with American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR), is pleased to announce that Erin Simon Schwartz, M.D., from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been selected as the 2015 Women in Neuroradiology Award recipie…MORE

ASSR AWARDS 2015 GOLD MEDAL TO VICTOR M. HAUGHTON, M.D.

Posted on:March 2, 2015

The American Society of Spine Radiology presented its 2015 Gold Medal to Dr. Victor M. Haughton during the ASSR 2015 Annual Symposium, February 5-8, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Haughton is the third recipient of the ASSR Gold Medal which was established in 2013. Previous recipie…MORE

Neurographics Expands To Bimonthly Publication

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ASNR's online educational publication, Neurographics, announced an expansion for 2015, growing from four issues per year to six. See the announcement from Editor-in-Chief Dr. Branstetter in the January Neurogra…MORE

ASNR President’s Review of 2014

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President's Message

This has been a year of major chan…MORE


Details Emerge on Obama Brain Initiative Grants for the Neuroimaging Community

Posted on:February 3, 2015

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On December 17, 2013…MORE


ASNR Awards 2015 Gold Medal to Dr. William P. Dillon

Posted on:January 13, 2015

Categories: Awards

The 2014-2015 Gold Medal Award Committee, chaired by Dr. Jacqueline A. Bello, has selected Dr. William P. Dillon as the 2015 Gold Medal Award recipient.

A renowned academician fro…MORE


ASNR Awards Honorary Member Status to Dr. Marcus E. Raichle for 2015

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The 2014-2015 Honorary Member Committee, chaired by Dr. William P. Dillon, has selected Marcus E. Raichle, MD as 2015 Honorary Member recipient.

Dr. Raichle fr…MORE


ASNR Annual Meeting Registration Brochure Available

Posted on:December 21, 2014

The ASNR Annual Meeting registration brochure is now available. Online registration and Housing will be available soon. If you have questions, please call or email the ASNR Meetings department at 630-574-0220 x231 or email …MORE

ASNR 2014 Abstract Submissions Accepted Until Noon (CST) On Monday, Dec. 16

Posted on:December 13, 2014

Abstract submitters for the ASNR 52nd Annual Meeting will have until 12 noon Central Standard Time on Monday, Dec. 16, to complete their submissions. Please note that there is a new submission online system this year and submitters should allow time to adjust to the new process. Submit your abstr…MORE

ASNR Abstract Deadline: Noon (CST) On Monday, Dec. 15

Posted on:December 12, 2014

Abstract submissions for the 53rd Annual Meeting of the ASNR must be completed by 12:00 pm CST on Monday, Dec. 15. Please allow ample time to complete the entire submission process.…MORE

Visit ASNR Booth At RSNA

Posted on:November 24, 2014

Stop by and meet ASNR staff at the ASNR/AJNR booth during the upcoming RSNA technical exhibition. We'll be located at Booth #1003, South Hall, Building A. Learn about ASNR membership, benefits and next year's Annual Meeting.…MORE

See New Lectures On Neurocurriculum Live

Posted on:November 5, 2014

The Foundation of the ASNR, with the support of Bracco Diagnostics Inc., continues to add new on-demand lectures to Neurocurriculum Live at http://www.asnr.org/asnr-neurocurriculum-live…MORE

ASNR STRATEGIC PLAN PROVIDES ORGANIZATIONAL ROADMAP

Posted on:June 15, 2014

The ASNR Strategic Planning Committee, chaired by William Dillon, MD, has produced a new strategic plan document for the organization, identifying six areas of focus: Demonstrating the value of neuroradiology in healthcare and to society …MORE

Teratomas Of The CNS — New Talk On Neurocurriculum Live

Posted on:June 10, 2014

The latest lecture in the Neurocurriculum Live series is Teratomas of the CNS, by Mauricio Castillo, M.D. This series is produced by the Foundation of the ASNR with support from Bracco Diagnostics. Additional lectures on basic neuroradiology topics will be…MORE

2014 ASNR President Address

Posted on:May 1, 2014

2014 ASNR President AddressDr. Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR

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ASNR Presents Annual Meeting How-To Session Webcasts Series

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ASNR is providing on-demand webcasts of its Annual Meeting How-To sessions. T ASNR thanks our sponsors for their support of the An…MORE


The Foundation of the ASNR Announces the 2014 Award Recipients

Posted on:April 17, 2014

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The Foundation of the ASNR Board of Trustees and the ASNR Research Committee are proud to announce the Fou…MORE


2014-2015 ASNR Election Results

Posted on:April 15, 2014

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Three hundred eight-seven (387) electronic ballots were received for the 2014-2015…MORE


ASNR 2014 Cornelius G. Dyke Memorial Award

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This award was established to honor one of the pioneers in neuroradiology, and is …MORE


ASSR Awards Gold Medal to Judith Donovan Post, M.D.

Posted on:April 4, 2014

Categories: Awards

The American Society of Spine Radiology named Judith Donovan Post, M.D. as its Gold Medal recipient at its recent Annual Symposium in Miami Beach. Dr. Post's talk on the history of the AS…MORE


ASNR 2014 FMRI And DTI Workshops: Space Is Limited; Register Now

Posted on:March 28, 2014

Please visit http://www.asnr.org/2014/workshop/ for details. The workshops are intended to provide a hands-on experience that allows participants to translate knowledge learned at the ASNR meeting into direct experience that will enable them to perfor…MORE

ASNR Awards Announcement

Posted on:February 11, 2014

Categories: News

ASNR Awards Dr. Thomas P. Naidich with Gold Medal The Gold Medal Award Committee…MORE


Search For New AJNR Editor

Posted on:January 23, 2014

In June, 2015, Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR, will complete an eight-year term as the Editor-in-Chief of the AJNR. He follows a short list of illustrious neuroradiologists, from Dr. Juan Taveras to Dr. Michael Huckman to Dr. Robert Quencer to Dr. Robert Grossman. One only has to pick up any random …MORE

ASNR RUC Advisor Announcement

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The ASNR Health Policy Committee is pleased to announce that Greg N. Nicola, MD has been appointed as …MORE


Registration & Housing for 52nd Annual Meeting Now Available

Posted on:December 26, 2013

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Online Registration and Housing is now available. Rooms are available at the Hyatt Regency Montreal a…MORE


ACGME MODIFIES POSITION ON IMGS, DOS

Posted on:November 8, 2013

The ACGME has adjusted its position and has passed language creating a pathway that permits neuroradiology fellowship programs to accept international medical graduates (IMGs) and doctors of osteopathy (DOs). In effect, IMGs and DOs that have not completed an ACGME, RCPSC, or CFPC accredited radiolo…MORE

NOV. 8 IS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RADIOLOGY

Posted on:November 6, 2013

The RSNA site at www.RSNA.org/IDoR2013 has available various materials to help mark International Day of Radiology this Friday, including some newly added items: IDoR poster (color) IDoR infographic The Story of Radiology, Vol. I (Spanish version) The…MORE

LARGER PRACTICES MUST REGISTER FOR PQRS BY OCT. 18 TO AVOID PAYMENT CUTS

Posted on:October 10, 2013

UPDATE to report below: CMS has extended the deadline to register in Administrative Claims from Oct. 15 to Oct. 18. ASNR reminds physicians in practices of 100 or more that the deadline for registering for CMS’ Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) via https…MORE

FOUNDATION OF THE ASNR 2014 GRANT PROCESS

Posted on:September 27, 2013

Information about applying for the Foundation of the ASNR 2014 Awards -- including the Comparative Effectiveness Award, Scholar Award and Research Scientist Award -- can now be found on the Foundation website at http://www.asnr.org/foundation/awards/…MORE

Join The Celebration Of The International Day Of Radiology

Posted on:September 17, 2013

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ASNR joins the ESR, ACR and RSNA in recognizing the 2nd Annual International Day of Radiology on Nov. …MORE


ARR/NIH Symposium 2013

Posted on:September 4, 2013

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The Academy of Radiology Research cordially invites you to a discussion on:Uncovering Conn…MORE


How Does the Brain Think?

Posted on:July 2, 2013

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How the Br…MORE


ASNR Comments on Anticipated Changes Restricting ACGME Fellowships to U.S./Canadian Trained Candidates

Posted on:June 27, 2013

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ASNR leadership is aware that the ACGME will likely approve a proposal to limit ACGME fellowship slot…MORE


ALERT: NINDS TO ISSUE NOTICE ON UNRUPTURED BRAIN AVM; ARUBA TRIAL HALTED

Posted on:May 13, 2013

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is planning to issue a notice regarding A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (ARUBA) clinical trial. Enrollment into the trial was stopped at the recommendation of the study’s Data and Safety Monitori…MORE

ASNR Announces Patient Information Website

Posted on:April 15, 2013

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ASNR has launched a patient information website at www.asnr.…MORE


2013-2014 ASNR Election Results

Posted on:April 10, 2013

Categories: News

Four hundred forty (440) electronic ballots were received for the 2013-2014 elections, with the follow…MORE


ASNR Annual Meeting Advance Registration Deadline Approaching

Posted on:March 28, 2013

The advance registration deadline for the ASNR Annual Meeting is Friday, April 19. Register here or view general meeting information at http://www.asnr.org/2013. …MORE

Controversies In Hydrocephalus & CSF Flow Group To Convene At ASNR Annual Meeting

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The IHIWG (International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group) consists of neuroradiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, bioengineers, and basic scientists who meet twice a year in conjunction with ASNR and ISHCSF (International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders). Advance Registration and…MORE

FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Posted on:March 26, 2013

The Foundation of the ASNR Board of Trustees and the ASNR Research Committee are proud to announce the Foundation grant recipients for 2013. There were 25 applications received and the level of submissions was quite high. Congratulations to the 2013 Foundation Award recipients! The Foundation of …MORE

Neurographics Debuts CME Credits With March Issue

Posted on:March 13, 2013

ASNR's online educational journal, Neurographics, now offers CME Credit with its review articles. The CME credits are free for ASNR members and may be earned by completing a post-test through ASNR's eCME system, which also offers streaming neuroradiology l…MORE

Medicare Pay Cut Implementation Starting April 1

Posted on:March 4, 2013

Categories: News

The US Congress was unable to reach a deal to avoid across-the board federal spending cuts, also know…MORE


LOOMING SEQUESTRATION MEANS 2% CUT IN MEDICARE PROVIDER REIMBURSEMENT

Posted on:February 27, 2013

Imminent federal spending cuts, commonly known as sequestration, will result in a 2% cut in Medicare payments to providers, starting on Friday, March 1. Also, the National Institutes of Health and most other nondefense programs will be cut by roughly 8%. Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance …MORE

ASNR 51st Annual Meeting Update: Registration, Housing, Abstract Notifications

Posted on:February 18, 2013

For registration and housing, visit http://www.asnr.org/2013/reg/. The registration and housing deadline is Apr. 1, 2013. ASNR 51st Annual Meeting Abstract Notifications Notifications of abstract acceptance for presentation at the 51st Annual Meeting h…MORE

ASNR Notifies CMS Of Bilateral Carotid Angiography Billing Issues; CMS To Fix Issue

Posted on:February 11, 2013

The ASNR Economics Committee, along with several other stakeholders, notified the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of a serious Medicare reimbursement issue affecting the new carotid angiography code family (specifically, CPT Codes 36222-36226). The CMS “National Correct Coding Initi…MORE

New Committee Names for 2013

Posted on:January 29, 2013

Categories: News

The ASNR is pleased to introduce the new Health Policy Committee (HPC), chaired by Robert M. Barr, M.D…MORE


ASNR Awards Gold Medal to Eric J. Russell; Valery N. Kornienko Named Honorary Member

Posted on:January 23, 2013

Categories: Awards

The ASNR Gold Medal Award Committee, chaired by Dr. Burton P. Drayer, has selected Dr. Eric J. Russell as this year’s Gold Medal Award recipient.

Dr. Russell (Northwestern Univer…MORE


ASNR 51st Annual Meeting Update

Posted on:January 16, 2013

Online meeting registration and housing reservations for the ASNR 51st Annual Meeting and The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2013 are now available. May 18 - 23, 2013 San Diego Convention Center Headquarters Hotel: San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego, California Click here to re…MORE

Welcome To Our New Site Design

Posted on:January 13, 2013

Tell us what you think about the new ASNR website design. Your suggestions are welcome at communications@asnr.org.…MORE

2013 CPT CODE AND PHYSICIAN WORK RVU CHANGES FOR NEURORADIOLOGY

Posted on:December 13, 2012

There are several CPT coding and Medicare physician work relative value units (RVU) changes for neuroradiology for 2013 (effective January 1, 2013). The CPT Coding changes and/or reimbursement changes include: cervical spine radiography, cervicocerebral angiography, 3d reconstruction, thyroid ima…MORE

The Foundation Of The ASNR Is Accepting Applications For Women In Neuroradiology Leadership Award

Posted on:December 11, 2012

The Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology (Foundation), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) have established an award to provide leadership opportunities for women in neuroradiology. Since neuroradiologists must be leaders in the…MORE

TELL CONGRESS TO PROTECT NIH FUNDING

Posted on:December 6, 2012

Because of the deficit reduction (“sequestration”) deal made by Congress last year, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) faces an unprecedented $2.5 billion cut in January of 2013. Please ask your Members of Congress to mitigate the cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These autom…MORE

Get ASNR Updates Via New Facebook Page

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Now you can get the latest ASNR news updates via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TheASNR. Visit the page to get the most up to date announcements, and don't forget to 'like' us so that you can see the latest information along with all your other feed…MORE

New SAM And MOC Review Courses Available At ASNR ECME

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ASNR's eCME site allows members free access to a library of online neuroradiology lectures with AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit, as well as many ABR-approved self-assessment modules (SAMs). Newly published topics from the 2012 ASNR Annual Meeting include: SAM: Implementing Functional Imaging In The…MORE

The Foundation of the ASNR Submissions for 2013 Research Awards…Deadline Extended for New York and New Jersey Institutions

Posted on:November 6, 2012

Categories: News

After what has been difficult for many, we want to say that our thoughts are with everyone affected by…MORE


International Day of Radiology to Recognize More than a Century of Lives Saved and Improved by Radiologists and Medical Imaging

Posted on:October 30, 2012

Categories: News

American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) is proud to participate in the first annual International D…MORE


Safety Alert: Meningitis and Stroke Associated with Potentially Contaminated Product

Posted on:October 6, 2012

Categories: News

The North American Spine Society has issued the following alert with respect to an outbreak of mening…MORE


ASNR Comments on Proposed CMS Rule Applying MPPR to Group Practices

Posted on:September 12, 2012

Categories: News

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has several health policy proposals in the Med…MORE


ASNR 2013 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Site is Now Open

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The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) invites you to submit presentation abstracts for the…MORE


ASNR 2013 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Site Is Now Open

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The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) invites you to submit presentation abstracts for the ASNR 51st Annual Meeting, May 18-23, 2013 San Diego Convention Center San Diego, California …MORE

AJNR Editorial Fellowship

Posted on:August 1, 2012

Categories: News

ASNR and AJNR are pleased to join efforts with other imaging-related journals that have train…MORE


Time Schedule for The Foundation of the ASNR Grant Awards changed

Posted on:July 27, 2012

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In April, the Research Committee voted to change the time schedule for The Foundation of the ASNR Gran…MORE


ASNR Vendor Demo Webcasts: GE Healthcare

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GE Healthcare, sponsor of educational vendor demonstrations at the ASNR Annual Meeting, is presenting …MORE


ASNR Presents Annual Meeting How-To Session Webcasts

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ASNR Presents Annual Meeting How-To Session Webcasts July 27, 2012 Now you can view the 201…MORE


ASNR Response to Lancet Article

Posted on:June 20, 2012

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A recently published study in The Lancet (…MORE


Preview Information on ASNR 2013

Posted on:April 20, 2012

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ASNR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION SITE OPENS…

Posted on:April 12, 2012

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) invites you to submit presentation abstracts for the ASNR 50th Annual Meeting, April 23 - 26, 2012 New York Hilton New York, New York SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time (PST) Online Submission Site…MORE

SPECIAL AJNR SUPPLEMENTS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ASNR HISTORY

Posted on:April 5, 2012

The American Society of Neuroradiology marks its 50th anniversary in 2012 and the American Journal of Neuroradiology is commemorating this milestone with a series of multimedia tributes. Just released is "History of Neuroradiology: ASNR a…MORE

ASNR 2012 CORNELIUS G. DYKE MEMORIAL AWARD…

Posted on:March 15, 2012

This award was established to honor one of the pioneers in neuroradiology, and is given to a trainee or junior faculty member in neuroradiology for excellence as demonstrated in a paper that represents original, unpublished research in some aspect of neuroradiology. Rahul S. Desikan, M.D., Ph.D.,…MORE

2012-2013 ASNR ELECTION RESULTS…

Posted on:March 5, 2012

Ballots for the 2012-2013 elections were filed electronically, with the following results: Vice-President: Gordon K. Sze, M.D. Yale University, New Haven, CT Secretary: Jacqueline A. Bello, M.D. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Members of the Nominating Committee: Erin Simon Schwartz…MORE

NO COMPENSATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION

Posted on:February 22, 2012

In the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for 2012 released last November, CMS mandates that codes for brain CT, brain MRI, cervical spine MRI, and lumbar spine MRI must all be presented to the AMA Relative Value Scale Update Committee (the "RUC") for review in the next year or so. At this …MORE

ASNR CPC STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES SUBCOMMITTEE OVERVIEW

Posted on:January 13, 2012

The ASNR Clinical Practice Committee (CPC) Standards and Guidelines Subcommittee, chaired by Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR, and co-chaired by John E. Jordan, MD, represents ASNR membership on guidelines and technical standards development and review. Standards and Guidelines are educational tools…MORE

ASNR LOSES ITS VOICE IN REIMBURSEMENT DECISIONS

Posted on:December 21, 2011

I hope that headline is not a message that I have to deliver at the 50th Annual Meeting. However, right now we are headed in that direction. Why? Our seat in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD) is critical to our ability to represent neuroradiology in critical work of the…MORE

IT’S TIME TO START MAKING PLANS FOR THE ASNR 50TH ANNUAL MEETING IN NEW YORK, NY APRIL 21-26, 2012

Posted on:December 9, 2011

Registration & Housing Information Housing Deadline & Increase of Registration is Friday, March 9, 2012 ONLINE Registration Site is NOW available!! 3 Ways to Register for the meeting & book your hotel room:…MORE

THE FOUNDATION OF THE ASNR AWARDS MORE $60,000 GRANTS FOR 2012

Posted on:November 11, 2011

The ASNR Research Committee is proud to announce three Foundation grant recipients for 2012. They reviewed twenty applications in total. The level of submissions was quite high, and all winners are to be congratulated! ASNR Foundation Comparative Effectiveness Research Award Ari M. Blitz, M.D.…MORE

PROCEDURE PAYMENT REDUCTION (MPPR) POLICY TO THE PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT OF ADVANCED IMAGING SERVICE

Posted on:November 7, 2011

In the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule published last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) that applies a 25 percent reduction to the Professional Component of second and subsequent advanced imaging services furni…MORE

ASNR CPC CODING & REIMBURSEMENT SUBCOMMITTEE OVERVIEW

Posted on:October 26, 2011

The ASNR Clinical Practice Committee (CPC) Coding & Reimbursement Subcommittee, led by William D. Donovan, MD, MPH, FACR, represents ASNR membership on issues related to coding and reimbursement at both AMA RUC and CPT meetings which provides a forum for the ASNR to address coding, reimbursement and…MORE

ASNR ACCOUNCES WOMEN IN NEURORADIOLOGY LEADERSHIP AWARD

Posted on:October 24, 2011

The Foundation of the American Society of Neuroradiology (Foundation), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) have established an award to provide leadership opportunities for women in Neuroradiology. Since Neuroradiologists must be leaders in the…MORE

ASNR CLINICAL PRACTICE COMMITTEE GENERAL OVERVIEW

Posted on:October 10, 2011

For many of you this will be your introduction to the ASNR CPC. Mike Morrow, who staffs this for the ASNR, has prepared this brief summary. Over the next few weeks, you will see more detail on the work of this important part of the Society. Sincerely, David B. Hackney, M.D., FACR ASNR President …MORE

ASNR TRAINEE AWARD…

Posted on:September 12, 2011

The ASNR Trainee Award was developed to recognize the outstanding work performed by fellows, residents, or medical students, based on their Annual Meeting abstract submission and oral presentation. The 2011 recipient of the $1,000 honoraria is Seymur Gahramanov, M.D., from Oregon Health and Science…MORE

NOMINATIONS FOR 2012 AWARDS – DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30, 2011…

Posted on:September 2, 2011

The ASNR is seeking nominations for the 2012 Gold Medal Award and the Foundation Outstanding Contributions in Research Award. Only Senior members may nominate a candidate for the Gold Medal Award. For information on each award, and the criteria, please follow the links. Only Senior members may nom…MORE

THE CENTER FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS) ISSUES NEW PROPOSALS…

Posted on:August 31, 2011

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has several proposals pending that have important implications for Neuroradiology. ASNR submitted a letter to CMS, commenting on several of the proposals that are of interest to Neuroradiology. We present a summary below, and you can read the full le…MORE

MAINTAINING ASNR’S SEAT AT THE TABLE

Posted on:August 4, 2011

The ASNR seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates, (HOD) is at risk. In April of 2012, the ASNR will celebrate its 50th Anniversary. In June of 2012, the grace period for extension of representation in the AMA HOD to societies…MORE

BRAIN ATTACK COALITION UPATES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS

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The Brain Attack Coalition, a group that includes ASNR as a member, has updated its recommendations for Primary Stroke Centers. More information is available in an NIH press release here: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/aug2011/ninds-25.ht…MORE

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Posted on:June 16, 2011

To all those who joined us at our 49th Annual Meeting in Seattle, thank you for making it a success. I would particularly like to thank the members of the Program Committee, who gave so much of their time to selecting speakers and designing sessions and to the ASNR staff, especially Lora Tannehill a…MORE

NEW FOR 2011 – REBRANDING OF THE FOUNDATION

Posted on:February 28, 2011

The Foundation of the ASNR was formed in late 1994. Its mission is to promote education and research in the field of Neuroradiology, and the development of clinician scientists who will become an innovative core for the development of new ideas and academic excellence. In later years, the Trustee…MORE

THE FOUNDATION OF THE ASNR AWARDS $120,000 IN GRANTS FOR 2011…

Posted on:February 12, 2011

The ASNR Research Committee, co-chaired by Drs. Pratik Mukherjee and Pina Sanelli, is proud to announce three new $40,000 ASNR Foundation award recipients for 2011. Members of the Research Committee reviewed a large number of applications, and the quality of submissions was quite high. All winners a…MORE

ONLINE MEETING REGISTRATION & HOUSING RESERVATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on:January 31, 2011

Online Meeting Registration & Housing Reservations for the ASNR 49th Annual Meeting & The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2011 is NOW AVAILABLE!!! Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2011 June 4-6, 2011 Washington State Convention Center Headquarters Hotel: Sheraton Seattle Hotel Seattle, Washingt…MORE

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Posted on:January 24, 2011

Few sun-drenched days greeted the Atlanta region this winter! In fact...the Snowman, who visited our campus this year hung around for a little too long. Now, with the holiday season complete for weeks now,we will seek inspiration from other sources. During my presidential year, one goal is to find …MORE

AJNR RELEASES IPHONE APP

Posted on:January 17, 2011

Free yourself from the desktop and stay on top of the latest research with the American Journal of Neuroradiology's new iPhone app. AJNR Mobile is a free application that is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices and allows access to multimedia content from any location. This browsi…MORE

CALL FOR 2011 ASNR FOUNDATION COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH AWARD… – DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2011

Posted on:January 13, 2011

The Foundation of the ASNR (formerly, the Neuroradiology Education and Research Foundation) is offering $40,000 for the Comparative Effectiveness Research Award. Comparative effectiveness research includes the direct comparison of diagnostic imaging techniques or interventions for a specific diseas…MORE

ASNR AWARDS DR. BURTON P. DRAYER WITH GOLD MEDAL…

Posted on:January 12, 2011

The Gold Medal Award Committee, chaired by Dr. Hugh D. Curtin, has selected Dr. Burton P. Drayer from Mount Sinai Medical Center, as the 2011 Gold Medal Award recipient. Dr. Drayer has had an outstanding academic career, during which time he made many important contributions, first while working …MORE

ASNR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SITE IS NOW CLOSED!

Posted on:December 22, 2010

Abstract submitters can only access a printer friendly version of their abstract by clicking on the link below and logging in to the ASNR online submission site. Click here to get a…MORE

AJNR’S NEW SPECIAL COLLECTION GATHERS THE LEADING LITERATURE ON IMAGING TREATED BRAIN TUMORS

Posted on:November 8, 2010

"Brain Tumor Imaging, Volume 2: Posttherapy" is the latest Special Collection from the American Journal of Neuroradiology. Collection Editor Soonmee Cha of the University of California, San Francisco said that in reading more than 100 AJNR s…MORE

ASNR MEMBERSHIP MAILING AVAILABLE

Posted on:August 13, 2010

Don't miss the ASNR "Membership Mailing," which is available online at http://www.asnr.org/asnr/mem_mailings.shtml… ASNR is Now Accepting Radiology Residents as Members-in-Training... Monday, July 26, 2010 As a result of a recently…MORE

LETTER FROM THE ASNR PRESIDENT

Posted on:June 25, 2010

As introduced by Dr. John Hesselink, ASNR President 2009-2010, at the business meeting in Boston last month, we are embarking on a new strategic plan to guide our society through the next 3-5 years. The strategic planning team, led by Dr. Glenn Forbes (ASNR President 1993-1994), was charged by Dr. H…MORE

ANNOUCING THE NEXT CHAIR OF THE NER FOUNDATION

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We are honored to announce the appointment of Howard A. Rowley, MD, FACR, as the next Chair of the NER Foundation. Following approval by the NER Foundation Trustees and ASNR leaders, the year promises to be instrumental as NERF sharpens its strategic initiative under Dr. Rowley' guidance. The appoin…MORE

ASNR 2010 SCIENTIFIC EXHIBIT AWARDS, OUTSTANDING PRESENTATION AWARDS, AND TRAINEE AWARD

Posted on:June 24, 2010

ASNR announces the 48th Annual Meeting Outstanding Presentation Awards and Scientific Exhibit Awards. Congratulations to everyone!.…MORE

ASNR 2010 TRAINEE AWARD

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The ASNR Trainee Award was developed to recognize the outstanding work performed by fellows, residents, or medical students, based on their Annual Meeting abstract submission and oral presentation. The first recipient of the $1,000 honoraria is Sunil A. Sheth, M.D., from Stanford University for his …MORE

KIRCH ADDRESSES THE POLITICS AND ETHICS OF HEALTHCARE REFORM: WATCH ONLINE WEBCAST NOW!

Posted on:May 19, 2010

If you were unable to attend the ASNR 48th Annual Meeting Keynote Address, make sure to watch our online webcast of the presentation. Darrell G. Kirch, MD, president and CEO of the American Association of Medical Colleges, is an engaging speaker wh…MORE

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: DON’T MOCK THE MOC!

Posted on:April 15, 2010

We are approaching the fifth year of the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process, and if you are not in the thick of it, as a practicing Neuroradiologist you may soon be. As a professional organization the ASNR is committed to the MOC process to assure the public that our members are providin…MORE


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