Faculty & Staff

Mitchell D. Schnall, M.D., Ph.D.

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Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor of Radiology
Chairman, Department of Radiology , University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3030
Fax: 215-662-7011
BA (Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
Ph.D. (Biophysics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Intern, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987.
Radiology Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1991.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987.
American Board of Radiology, 1991.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Selected Publications

Chung S.H., Feldman M.D., Martinez D., Kim H., Putt M.E., Busch D.R., Tchou J., Czerniecki B.J., Schnall M.D., Rosen M.A., DeMichele: Macroscopic optical physiological parameters correlate with microscopic proliferation and vessel area breast cancer signatures. Breast Cancer Research 17(1), 2015.

Zafar H.M., Chadalavada S.C., Kahn C.E., Cook T.S., Sloan C.E., Lalevic D., Langlotz C.P., Schnall M.D.: Code Abdomen: An Assessment Coding Scheme for Abdominal Imaging Findings Possibly Journal of the American College of Radiology 27, 2015.

Schmitz K.H., Williams N.I., Kontos D., Kurzer M.S., Schnall M., Domchek S., Stopfer J., Galantino M.L., Hwang W.-T., Morales K., Wu S., DiGiovanni L., Salvatore D., Fenderson D., Good J., Sturgeon K., Grant L., Bryan C.J., Adelman J.: Women In Steady Exercise Research (WISER) Sister: Study design and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials 41(1), 2015.

Gade T.P.F., Hunt S.J., Harrison N., Nadolski G.J., Weber C., Pickup S., Furth E.E., Schnall M.D., Soulen M.C., Celeste Simon M.: Segmental Transarterial Embolization in a Translational Rat Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 26(15), 2014.

Daye D, Keller B, Conant EF, Chen J, Schnall MD, Maidment AD, Kontos D.: Mammographic parenchymal patters as an imaging marker of endogenous hormonal exposure: a preliminary study in a high-risk population. Academy of Radiology 5(20): 635-46, May 2013.

Wu S, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Schnall MD, Kontos D.: Automated Chest Wall Line Detection for Whole-Breast Segmentation in Sagittal Breast MR Images. Medical Physics Journal 4(40), April 2013.

Fitzgerald TJ, Bishop-Jodoin M, Bosch WR, Curran WJ, Followill DS, Galvin JM, Hanusik R, King SR, Knopp MV, Laurie F, O'Meara E, Michalski JM, Saltz JH, Schnall MD, Schwartz L, Ulin K, Xiao Y, Urie M.: Future Vision for the Quality Assurance of Oncology Clinical Trials. Frontiers in Oncology 31(3), March 2013.

Busch DR, Choe R,Rosen MA, Guo W, Durduran T, Feldman MD, Miles C, Czerniecki BJ, Tchou J, Demichele A, Schnall MD, Yodh AG.: Optical Malignancy Parameters for Monitoring Progression of Breast Cancer Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy. Biomedical Optics Express 1(4): 105-21, January 2013.

Comis R, Schnall M.: Q&A: Robert Comis and Mitchell Schnall on trials. Interview by Eric Bender. Cancer Discovery 9(2): 759, September 2012.

Hylton NM, Blune JD, Bernreuter WK, Pisano ED, Rosen MA, Morris EA, Weatherall PT, Lehman CD, Newstead GM, Polin S. Marques HS, Esserman LJ, Schnall MD: Locally advanced breast cancer: MR imaging for prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy--results from ACRIN 6657/I-SPY TRIAL. Radiology June 2012.

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