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Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD

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Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor of Radiology
Chairman, Department of Radiology , Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at theUniversity 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.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Intern, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987.
Resident, Department of Radiology, 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

Rich, Laurie J; Bagga, Puneet; Wilson, Neil E; Schnall, Mitchell D; Detre, John A; Haris, Mohammad; Reddy, Ravinder.: 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy of 2H-to-1H exchange quantifies the dynamics of cellular metabolism in vivo. Nature Biomedical Engineering 4(3): 335, March 2020.

Comstock, Christopher E; Gatsonis, Constantine; Newstead, Gillian M; Snyder, Bradley S; Gareen, Ilana F; Bergin, Jennifer T; Rahbar, Habib; Sung, Janice S; Jacobs, Christina; Harvey, Jennifer A; Nicholson, Mary H; Ward, Robert C; Holt, Jacqueline; Prather, Andrew; Miller, Kathy D; Schnall, Mitchell D; Kuhl, Christiane K.: Comparison of Abbreviated Breast MRI vs Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Detection Among Women With Dense Breasts Undergoing Screening. JAMA 323(8): 746, February 2020.

Conant, Emily F; Barlow, William E; Herschorn, Sally D; Weaver, Donald L; Beaber, Elisabeth F; Tosteson, Anna N A; Haas, Jennifer S; Lowry, Kathryn P; Stout, Natasha K; Trentham-Dietz, Amy; diFlorio-Alexander, Roberta M; Li, Christopher I; Schnall, Mitchell D; Onega, Tracy; Sprague, Brian L; Population-based Research Optimizing Screening Through Personalized Regimen (PROSPR) Consortium.: Association of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography With Cancer Detection and Recall Rates by Age and Breast Density. JAMA Oncology 5(5): 635, May 2019.

Scheel John R, Kim Eunhee, Partridge Savannah C, Lehman Constance D, Rosen Mark A, Bernreuter Wanda K, Pisano Etta D, Marques Helga S, Morris Elizabeth A, Weatherall Paul T, Polin Sandra M, Newstead Gillian M, Esserman Laura J, Schnall Mitchell D, Hylton Nola M: MRI, Clinical Examination, and Mammography for Preoperative Assessment of Residual Disease and Pathologic Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: ACRIN 6657 Trial. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 210(6): 1376-1385, Jun 2018.

Borthakur Arijitt, Kneeland J Bruce, Schnall Mitchell D: Improving Performance by Using a Radiology Extender. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR May 2018.

Doubeni Chyke A, Gabler Nicole B, Wheeler Cosette M, McCarthy Anne Marie, Castle Philip E, Halm Ethan A, Schnall Mitchell D, Skinner Celette S, Tosteson Anna N A, Weaver Donald L, Vachani Anil, Mehta Shivan J, Rendle Katharine A, Fedewa Stacey A, Corley Douglas A, Armstrong Katrina: Timely follow-up of positive cancer screening results: A systematic review and recommendations from the PROSPR Consortium. CA: a cancer journal for clinicians Mar 2018.

McDonald Elizabeth S, McCarthy Anne Marie, Weinstein Susan P, Schnall Mitchell D, Conant Emily F: BI-RADS Category 3 Comparison: Probably Benign Category after Recall from Screening before and after Implementation of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Radiology 285(3): 778-787, Dec 2017.

Williams Austin D, So Alycia, Synnestvedt Marie, Tewksbury Colleen M, Kontos Despina, Hsiehm Meng-Kang, Pantalone Lauren, Conant Emily F, Schnall Mitchell, Dumon Kristoffel, Williams Noel, Tchou Julia: Mammographic breast density decreases after bariatric surgery. Breast cancer research and treatment 165(3): 565-572, Oct 2017.

Derakhshan Jamal J, McDonald Elizabeth S, Siegelman Evan S, Schnall Mitchell D, Wehrli Felix W: Characterizing and eliminating errors in enhancement and subtraction artifacts in dynamic contrast-enhanced breast MRI: Chemical shift artifact of the third kind. Magnetic resonance in medicine 79(4): 2277-2289, Aug 2017.

Bagga Puneet, Haris Mohammad, D'Aquilla Kevin, Wilson Neil E, Marincola Francesco M, Schnall Mitchell D, Hariharan Hari, Reddy Ravinder: Non-caloric sweetener provides magnetic resonance imaging contrast for cancer detection. Journal of translational medicine 15(1): 119, May 2017.

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