Mitchell D. Schnall

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

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
HUP, One Silverstein, Suite 130
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3030
Fax: 215-662-7011
B.S. (Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
Ph.D. (Biophysics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Schnall is interested in the development, translation and clinical evaluation of novel technology for imaging cancer with MRI. Projects focus on the prostate and breast.

Selected Publications

Licurse, M.Y.a , Lalevic, D.a, Zafar, H.M.ab, Schnall, M.D.ab, Cook, T.S.a : Expanding the Scope of an Automated Radiology Recommendation-Tracking Engine: Initial Experiences and Lessons Learned Journal of Digital Imaging. Springer, 10: 1-7, November 2016.

Tromberg Bruce J, Zhang Zheng, Leproux Anais, O'Sullivan Thomas D, Cerussi Albert E, Carpenter Philip, Mehta Rita S, Roblyer Darren, Yang Wei, Paulsen Keith D, Pogue Brian W, Jiang Shudong, Kaufman Peter, Yodh Arjun G, Chung So Hyun, Schnall Mitchell, Snyder Bradley S, Hylton Nola, Boas David A, Carp Stefan A, Isakoff Steven J, Mankoff David: Predicting Responses to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer: ACRIN 6691 Trial of Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging (DOSI). Cancer research 76(20): 5933-5944, Aug 2016.

Sprague Brian L, Conant Emily F, Onega Tracy, Garcia Michael P, Beaber Elisabeth F, Herschorn Sally D, Lehman Constance D, Tosteson Anna N A, Lacson Ronilda, Schnall Mitchell D, Kontos Despina, Haas Jennifer S, Weaver Donald L, Barlow William E: Variation in Mammographic Breast Density Assessments Among Radiologists in Clinical Practice: A Multicenter Observational Study. Annals of internal medicine Jul 2016.

Brown Justin C, Kontos Despina, Schnall Mitchell D, Wu Shandong, Schmitz Kathryn H: The Dose-Response Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Body Composition and Breast Tissue among Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer: A Randomized Trial. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 9(7): 581-8, Jul 2016.

McDonald Elizabeth S, Oustimov Andrew, Weinstein Susan P, Synnestvedt Marie B, Schnall Mitchell, Conant Emily F: Effectiveness of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Compared With Digital Mammography: Outcomes Analysis From 3 Years of Breast Cancer Screening. JAMA oncology 2(6): 737-43, Jun 2016.

Armstrong Katrina, Kim Jane J, Halm Ethan A, Ballard Rachel M, Schnall Mitchell D: Using lessons from breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening to inform the development of lung cancer screening programs. Cancer 122(9): 1338-42, May 2016.

Hylton Nola M, Gatsonis Constantine A, Rosen Mark A, Lehman Constance D, Newitt David C, Partridge Savannah C, Bernreuter Wanda K, Pisano Etta D, Morris Elizabeth A, Weatherall Paul T, Polin Sandra M, Newstead Gillian M, Marques Helga S, Esserman Laura J, Schnall Mitchell D: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Functional Tumor Volume by MR Imaging Predicts Recurrence-free Survival-Results from the ACRIN 6657/CALGB 150007 I-SPY 1 TRIAL. Radiology 279(1): 44-55, Apr 2016.

Conant Emily F, Beaber Elisabeth F, Sprague Brian L, Herschorn Sally D, Weaver Donald L, Onega Tracy, Tosteson Anna N A, McCarthy Anne Marie, Poplack Steven P, Haas Jennifer S, Armstrong Katrina, Schnall Mitchell D, Barlow William E: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography compared to digital mammography alone: a cohort study within the PROSPR consortium. Breast cancer research and treatment 156(1): 109-16, Feb 2016.

DeBrosse Catherine, Nanga Ravi Prakash Reddy, Bagga Puneet, Nath Kavindra, Haris Mohammad, Marincola Francesco, Schnall Mitchell D, Hariharan Hari, Reddy Ravinder: Erratum: Lactate Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (LATEST) Imaging in vivo: A Biomarker for LDH Activity. Scientific reports 6: 21813, 2016.

DeBrosse Catherine, Nanga Ravi Prakash Reddy, Bagga Puneet, Nath Kavindra, Haris Mohammad, Marincola Francesco, Schnall Mitchell D, Hariharan Hari, Reddy Ravinder: Lactate Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (LATEST) Imaging in vivo A Biomarker for LDH Activity. Scientific reports 6: 19517, 2016.

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Last updated: 01/31/2017
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