The Woman’s Board is proud to fund these five leading-edge research projects and patient care initiatives that further Northwestern Medicine as a leader in compassionate care. The 2021 Eleanor Wood-Prince Grants awardees are:

Multimodality Imaging with Advanced Multiparametric MRI and Molecular Imaging to improve treatment planning and evaluate early response assessment in Neurooncology: A pilot study for multidisciplinary initiative

  • Ceylan Z. Cankurtaran, MD & Hatice Savas, MD
  • Department of Radiology and Division of Neuroradiology

Options to Opportunity: Radiology

  • Kris Johnson, MBA, RT

Early Identification of Esophageal Disorders Using Machine Learning Analysis of Endoscopy Videos

  • Rajesh N. Keswani, MD, MS & John E. Pandolfino, MD, Msci & Mozziyar Etemadi, MD, PhD
  • Medicine – Gastroenterology and Anesthesiology

Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgical Investigation Techniques- Cognitive and Neurobehavioral Impact: How Minimal Are They?

  • Erica Sieg, PsyD, ABPP & Stephan Schuele, MD, MPH
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Neurology

Development of a novel quality of life scale for patients with low grade gliomas (NM PROLoGG, Northwestern Medicine Patient Reported Outcomes for Low Grade Glioma)

  • Matthew Tate, MD, PhD & Jessica Templer, MD & Karan Dixit, MD & Olivia Harner, PhD
  • Departments of Neurological Surgery and Neurology & Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences