Research Committee

Purpose

The Research Committee shall be responsible for fostering research in neuroradiology, for overseeing researchers and research activities funded by or through the Society. As directed by the Advisory Council, the Research Committee shall be responsible for supervising and judging the application or competition for grants and prizes bestowed by the Society that are research related. The Research Committee shall recommend recipients to the Foundation Board of Trustees, which must approve all grants and monitor the progress of funded individuals or proposals as appropriate.

  • Support collaboration amongst basic science (Ph.D scientists) and clinical research (MD scientists) in the Society for educational and research opportunities.
  • Develop a strategy for increasing NIH funding for neuroradiology-oriented projects.
  • Provide educational and other support activities to encourage research by ASNR members.
  • Develop initiatives to enhance the value of the Annual Meeting for neuroimaging investigators, and attract their participation
  • Develop a strategy that encourages good quality submissions to the AJNR and to the Foundation-sponsored grants.
  • Revise Foundation grant guidelines to enhance greater participation in the wide range of experience of ASNR members.
  • Make recommendations to the Foundation regarding the support of research, including specific projects, through Foundation funding of the ASNR.
  • Maintain documentation on all current and former funded projects through the Foundation.
  • Update and maintain the Research Committee website, such that it is a useful tool for Society members seeking information regarding neuroradiology research.
  • Fosters relationships with external organizations in order to advise, recommend, and support clinical trials that assess neuroradiology techniques or procedures.
  • Foster collaboration with other organizations involved in Neuroimaging research, including the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), and the Society for Neurosciences (SfN).
  • Foster health services research in neuroradiology by collaborating with the Committee for Evidence Based Medicine.).
  • To maintain contact with NIH agencies which support neuroradiological research, so as to influence submissions of RFAs and RFPs.

Time Commitment

The committee shall hold conference calls as needed.