The Editors of AJNR are pleased to announce the annual Lucien Levy Best Research Article Award has been presented to:
“Quantifying Intracranial Aneurysm Wall Permeability for Risk Assessment Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI: A Pilot Study” by P. Vakil, S. Ansari, C.G. Cantrell, C.S. Eddleman, F.H. Dehkordi, J. Vranic, M.C. Hurley, H.H. Batjer, B. Bendok, and T.J. Carroll.
This award is named for the late AJNR Senior Editor who championed its establishment and recognizes the best original research paper accepted in 2014. The winning paper, submitted by authors from Northwestern University, University of Texas-Southwestern, and Western Illinois University, was published electronically on February 5, 2015 and will appear in the May print issue. It was selected by a vote of the Journal’s Editor-in-Chief and Senior Editors.
Other nominated papers were:
“Comparison of 3T and 7T Susceptibility-Weighted Angiography of the Substantia Nigra in Diagnosing Parkinson Disease” by M. Cosottini, D. Frosini, I. Pesaresi, G. Donatelli, P. Cecchi, M. Costagli, L. Biagi, R. Ceravolo, U. Bonuccelli, and M. Tosetti
“A Randomized Trial Comparing Balloon Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty for Vertebral Compression Fractures due to Osteoporosis” by M. Dohm, C.M. Black, A. Dacre, J.B. Tillman, G. Fueredi, on behalf of the KAVIAR investigators
“Diffusion-Weighted Imaging of the Head and Neck in Healthy Subjects: Reproducibility of ADC Values in Different MRI Systems and Repeat Sessions” by A.S. Kolff-Gart, P.J.W. Pouwels, D.P. Noij, R. Ljumanovic, V. Vandecaveye, F. de Keyzer, R. de Bree, P. de Graaf, D.L. Knol, and J.A. Castelijns
“The Maze-Making and Solving Technique for Coil Embolization of Large and Giant Aneurysms” by T. Ohta, I. Nakahara, R. Ishibashi, S. Matsumoto, M. Gomi, H. Miyata, H. Nishi, S. Watanabe, and I. Nagata
“MRI Surrogates for Molecular Subgroups of Medulloblastoma” by S. Perreault, V. …