2024 Outstanding Presentation Awards

The ASNR Education Committee, chaired by Wende Gibbs, MD, MA, and Joshua P. Nickerson, MD, FACR, is proud to announce the 2024 ASNR Outstanding Project Awards (formerly the ASNR Outstanding Presentation Awards).

Slide summaries from this year’s oral abstracts were reviewed before the ASNR24 meeting in Las Vegas, May 18-22, 2024, by members of the ASNR Education Committee, members of the ASNR Fellowship Directors Committee, and representatives from four societies (SNIS, ASHNR, ASPNR, ASSR), and winners were selected based on these review grades and comments. Congratulations to the authors and presenters of these exceptional projects!


Automated Detection of Intracranial Vessel Occlusions: Real World Experience, Potential and Pitfalls in a Large, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Presented by Aakanksha Sriwastwa, MBBS
A Sriwastwa1, K Weiss1, R Buse1, Y Aziz1, B Zhang1,2, L Wang1, S Demel1, A Vagal 1
1University of Cincinnati Medical Center; 2Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center


Enhancing Outcomes in Deep Brain Stimulation: A Comparative Study of Direct Targeting using 7T versus 3T MRI

Presented by Elena Greco, MD
E Greco1, P Tipton3, L Okromelidze1, V Patel1, Z Wszolek3, X Zhou1, S Tao1, E Westerhold1, S Straub1, R Uitti3, S Sandhu1, A Quiñones-Hinojosa2, S Grewal2, E Middlebrooks1,2
1Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL; 2Department of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL; 3Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL


Sensitivity of Arterial Spin Labeling Imaging for Detection of Skull Base Paragangliomas

Presented by Yannan Yu, MD
Y Yu, B Tsui, C Glastonbury, X Wu
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF


Efficacy and Safety of Endovascular Thrombectomy for Posterior Cerebral Artery Strokes: A Nationwide Analysis of 95,585 patients

Presented by Mihir Khunte
M Khunte, H Chen, M Colasurdo, D Gandhi, A Malhotra
Yale University School of Medicine; The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University


Thalamic Massa Intermedia Thickening Impedes Third Ventricular Dilation in Hydrocephalus Caused by Aqueductal Stenosis

Presented by Onur Simsek, MD
O Simsek, A Manteghinejad, A Kotha, M Whitehead
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania


Prevertebral Hematoma: A New Biomarker for Prediction of Clinical Outcomes in Upper Cervical Spine Trauma

Presented by Andres Rodriguez, MD
A Rodriguez, K Khalaj, E Tavakkol, D Timaran-Montenegro, R Riascos
UT Health Houston; McGovern Medical School


Radiologic Three-Dimensional Probability Atlas of Molecularly Defined Glioblastoma

Presented by Nicolas Freeman
N Freeman, K Chang, G Youssef, D Reardon, P Wen, R Huang
Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute