Grant ID RR180056
Awarded On August 24, 2018
Title Recruitment of Established Investigators
Program CPRIT Scholar
Award Mechanism Recruitment of Established Investigators
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Principal Investigator/Program Director Anke Henning
Cancer Sites Brain and Other Nervous System
Contracted Amount $6,000,000
Summary of Goals and Objectives

Multi-modal 7T MRI for Personalized Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme

Primary Objective:

• Establish improved diagnostic criteria for management of brain tumor patients in a personalized manner utilizing multi-modal ultra-high field MRI and machine learning. Specific problems to overcome are the inability of current diagnostic standards for:

  • prognostics and patient stratification with regard to the choice of the optimal treatment
  • unambiguous therapy response monitoring under different forms of treatment
  • image-guided radiation therapy and surgery
  • spinal cord tumor management.

Specific Goals: • explore potential of ultra-hig...

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