Elizabeth McDonald

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Breast Imaging Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 1 Silverstein
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Biochemistry (magna cum laude))
Harvard University, 1995.
PhD (Molecular Neuroscience)
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 2003.
MD
Mayo Medical School, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

My interests involve translational research with the aim of early detection of breast cancer and individualized treatment targeting tumor specific gene expression while minimizing whole body toxicity.

Selected Publications

Doot RK, McDonald ES, Mankoff DA: Role of PET quantitation in the monitoring of cancer response to treatment: Review of approaches and human clinical trials. Clin Trans Imaging 2(4): 295-303, Aug 2014.

Clark AS, McDonald ES, Lynch MC, Mankoff D: Using nuclear medicine imaging in clinical practice: update on PET to guide treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer. Oncology 28(5): 424-30, May 2014.

McDonald ES, Schopp J, Peacock S, DeMartini W, Rahbar H, Lehman CD, Partridge SC: Diffusion-weighted MRI: association between patient characteristics and appparent diffusion coefficinet values of normal breast parenchyma a 3 tesla. Am J Roentg 202(5): W496-502, May 2013.

Patridge SC, McDonald ES: Diffusion weighted imaging of the breast: protocol optimization, interpretation, and clinical applications. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 21(3): 601-624, Aug 2013.

Byrd, A. McDonald, ES. Kelm, Z. Christensen, J. Erickson,B.: "Performance evaluation of machine learning in the assessment of solitary pulmonary nodules by computed tomography". The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2010.

McDonald, ES, Assistant Editor (Radiology), Editor in chief, Litin, S. Mayo Clinic.: Mayo Clinic Family Health Book 4th Edition. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 4th Edition, 2009.

McDonald ES, Yi ES, Wenger DE: Best cases from the AFIP: extraabdominal desmoid-type fibromatosis. Radiographics 28(3): 901-906, May-June 2008.

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Last updated: 10/01/2014
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