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Publications

The Human Imaging Research Office has published several articles and given a number of presentations related to its operations and the impact it has had on the biomedical research community here at The University of Chicago. Below is a list of publications and other types of media that either feature the HIRO or were authored by members of the HIRO's staff.

Original Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Armato SG, Gruszauskas NP, MacMahon H, Torno MD, Li F, Engelmann RM, Starkey A, Pudela CL, Marino JS, Santiago F, Chang PJ, Giger ML. Research imaging in an academic medical center. Acad Radiol 2012; 19(6): 762-771. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2012.02.002
  2. Gruszauskas NP, Armato SG. Critical Challenges to the Management of Clinical Trial Imaging: Recommendations for the Conduct of Imaging at Investigational Sites. Acad Radiol 2020; 27(2): 300-306. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2019.04.003

Abstracts of Proffered Papers

  1. Armato SG III, Gruszauskas N, MacMahon H, Torno M, Li F, Engelmann R, Starkey A, Pudela C, Marino J, Chang P, Giger M. The Human Imaging Research Office (HIRO): Advancing the role of imaging in clinical trials. Medical Physics 38: 3406, 2011. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2011. (poster presentation) URL: https://doi.org/10.1118/1.3611618

Non-Abstracted Proffered Presentations

  1. Gruszauskas NP, Armato SG, MacMahon H, Torno MD, Marino JS, Santiago FD, Engelmann RM, Starkey A, Li F, Chang PJ, Giger ML. The Human Imaging Research Office: Supporting Clinical Research By Simplifying Access to Imaging. 2nd Joint Institutional Symposium (University of Chicago-NorthShore) for Translational Research to Inform Modern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Sept 2012. (poster presentation)

Invited Presentations

  1. Armato SG III, Gruszauskas NP. The Human Imaging Research Office (HIRO): Changing the image of imaging in clinical research. Office of Clinical Research Workshop, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 5 November 2010. [Click here for OCR Workshop listing]
  2. Gruszauskas NP, Marino JS, Armato SG III. When a CRO Isn’t Enough: A Case Study of the UCM Human Imaging Research Office. UChicago-AbbVie Oncology Symposium, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 8 June 2017.
  3. Armato SG III, Gruszauskas NP. Introduction to the Human Imaging Research Office. Center for Research Informatics Seminar Series, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 4 October 2018. [Click here for CRI Seminar listing]
  4. Gruszauskas NP. Acquiring and Using Medical Images In Your Research: The Human Imaging Research Office and You! OSRF Core Seminar Series, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 20 February 2019.
  5. Gruszauskas NP, Armato SG III. When a CRO Isn’t Enough: A Case Study of the UCM Human Imaging Research Office. UChicago-AbbVie Oncology Symposium, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 24 June 2019.
  6. Gruszauskas NP. Clinical trial imaging implementation and standardization - the perspective of a clinical site. PINTAD Monthly Meeting, Pharma Imaging Network for Therapeutics and Diagnostics, 25 October 2019. [Click here for PINTAD website]
  7. Gruszauskas NP. Clinical trial imaging implementation and standardization - the perspective of a clinical site, part 2. PINTAD Monthly Meeting, Pharma Imaging Network for Therapeutics and Diagnostics, 22 November 2019. [Click here for PINTAD website]

Scientific Exhibits

  1. Gruszauskas NP, Torno MD, MacMahon H, Giger ML, Armato SG III. Managing research imaging in a large academic medical center: The Human Imaging Research Office. 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, 2010. [Click here for RSNA listing]
  2. Gruszauskas NP, Torno MD, Pudela C, Marino JS, Armato SG III. The Human Imaging Research Office (HIRO). Office of Shared Research Facilities Core Fair, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 12 May 2011.
  3. Torno MD, Gruszauskas NP, Engelmann RM, Starkey A, Chang PJ, Armato SG III. An anonymized radiological database with open-source search engine and image request system for biomedical researchers. 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, 2013. [Click here for RSNA listing]
  4. Gruszauskas NP, Torno MD, Marino JS, Santiago FD, Armato SG III. Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Research Imaging for Clinical Trials. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Association of University Radiologists, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014.
  5. Gruszauskas NP, Marino JS, Armato SG III. Improving Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials: A Case Study. 11th Annual Quality & Safety Symposium, University of Chicago Medicine - Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Chicago, Illinois, 12 May 2016.
  6. Gruszauskas NP, Marino JS, Armato SG III. Improving Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials: A Case Study. 3rd Annual Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Operations Initiative, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 12 May 2017. Awarded 2nd place.

Feature Articles

  1. Positive Experience Using the Human Imaging Research Office. Research Matters: OCR Newsletter, Volume 4 Issue 4, January 2011.
  2. Education, Infrastructure Key to Information Security. RSNA News, 1 March 2011. [Click here for newsletter]
  3. HIRO Image Acquisition Fees. Research Matters: OCR Newsletter, Volume 5 Issue 1, August 2011.
  4. Yeager D. Making Images More Accessible to Researchers. Radiology Today Magazine, Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2011. [Click here for article]
  5. Wood M. A HIRO in Radiology. ScienceLife Blog, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, URL: http://sciencelife.uchospitals.edu/2012/06/12/a-hiro-in-radiology, 12 June 2012.
  6. Focus on Core Facilities: Human Imaging Research Office. Member News, The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2012.
  7. Call HIRO when Clinical Research Requires Imaging. At The Forefront Management Edition, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, December 2012.
  8. Easton J. Age, Wisdom, Teeth. ScienceLife Blog, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, URL: http://sciencelife.uchospitals.edu/2013/11/25/age-wisdom-teeth/, 25 November 2013.
  9. Armato SG III, Gruszauskas NP. Experiences with Imaging in Clinical Research: Perspectives from an Academic Radiology Department. QIBA Newsletter, Radiological Society of North America, Volume 6 Number 2, April 2014 [Click here for article]
  10. Armato SG III, Gruszauskas NP. Guest Commentary: More Research Hospitals Need a HIRO. Modern Healthcare, 27 June 2014 [Click here for article]
  11. HIRO Serves the Unique Needs of Clinical Trials. Pathways to Discovery Newsletter, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, Volume 10 Number 1, Winter 2015 [Click here for newsletter]
  12. Human Imaging Resource Office (HIRO) Accelerates Research, ITM Helps Make it Accessible. ITM Newsletter, University of Chicago Institute for Translational Medicine, 9 December 2015 [Click here for article]
  13. Department News - HIRO Wins 2nd Place in Third Annual Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Operational Initiative. UCCCC Now Newsletter, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, April 2017.
  14. Why You Need a HIRO. Core Connection OSRF Newsletter, University of Chicago Office of Shared Research Facilities, Volume 2 Issue 3, Summer 2017.
  15. Research Resource Spotlight: Human Imaging Research Office. Research Matters: OCR Newsletter, Volume 14 Issue 2, September 2018.

Television

  1. "Skeletons of the Sahara." National Geographic/NOVA.
  2. "Bigger than T-Rex." National Geographic/NOVA.