The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation presented its first Multicenter Clinical Studies Planning Grant to Thomas S. Hatsukami, MD. Dr. Hatsukami is a professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery at the University of Washington and co-director of the Vascular Imaging Laboratory.
The grant will help fund his project, “MRI of High-Risk Carotid Plaque.” Robert Lin from the University of Washington was also one of eight in the nation to receive a research fellowship. Students will receive a $3,000 one-year stipend for two 12-month research projects. Lin and other awardees are required to submit a written report on their research to the Society for Vascular Surgery Research and Education Committee. (end)