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Stephen J Hunt, MTR, MD, PhD

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Instructor A of Radiology
Co-Director, Penn Image-Guided Interventions Lab (PIGILab)
Active, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center – Dept. of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology
Active , Pennsylvania Hospital – Dept. of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Dept. of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology
Investigator, Penn Institute for Immunology
Active, Chester County Hospital – Dept. of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Penn Image-Guided Interventions Laboratory
3400 Spruce Street/1 Silverstein
HUP Department of Radiology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 800-789-7366
BS (H) (Biochemistry; Neuroscience)
Marlboro College, 1999.
PhD (Molecular & Cellular Physiology)
Stanford University School of Medicine , 2006.
Stanford University School of Medicine, 2008.
MTR (Translational Therapeutics)
Perelman School of Medicine, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, San Francisco, CA , 2008-2009.
PGY-2 Radiology Resident , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2009-2012.
Chief Radiology Resident , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2012-2013.
Constantin Cope Interventional Radiology Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2013-2014.
Masters of Translational Research , University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2014-2016.
American Board of Radiology-Physics Boards , 2010.
American Board of Radiology -Written Boards , 2011.
American Board of Radiology-Oral Boards, 2013.
Diplomat, American Board of Radiology (DABR), 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

lung cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer, metastatic disease, interventional oncology, oncology, cancer, ablation, cryoablation, microwave ablation, radiofrequency ablation, immunotherapy, radioembolization, chemoembolization

Description of Other Expertise

public speaking, science for the public, STEM, health care economics, health care politics

Description of Research Expertise

immuno-oncology, interventional oncology, cancer, cancer biology, immunotherapy, cell biology, cell physiology, animal models, translational research, vascular disease, health policy, health economics, GIS, artificial intelligence, ultrasound, AVUS, embolization, ablation, abscopal effect

Selected Publications

Tischfield DJ, Ackerman D, Noji M, Chen JX, Perkons NR, Nadolski GJ, Hunt SJ, Soulen MC, Furth EE, Gade TP: Establishment of hepatocellular carcinoma patient-derived xenografts from minimally invasive image-guided percutaneous biopsies. International Journal of Cancer Aug 2018.

Perkons NR, Stein EJ, Nwaezeapu C, Wildenberg JC, Saleh K, Itkin-Ofer R, Ackerman D, Soulen MC, Hunt SJ, Nadolski GJ, Gade TP: Electrolytic ablation enables cancer cell targeting through pH modulation. Nature Communications Biology 1(1), July 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1038/s42003-018-0047-1.

Huang Y, Shen Q, Bai HX, Wu J, Ma C, Shang Q, Hunt SJ, Karakousis G, Zhang PJ, Zhang Z.: Comparison of Radiofrequency Ablation and Hepatic Resection for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma 2 cm or Less. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR July 2018 Notes: 10.1016/j.jvir.2018.04.023.

Nadolski GJ, Hunt SJ, Weber CN, Mohammed M, Pulido S, Noji M, Chisholm A, Gade TPF: Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 Activity as a Biomarker of Vascular Remodeling in Hemodialysis Access. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR Page: 1-8, Jul 2018.

Cressman Erik N K, Newton Isabel, Larson Andrew C, Woodrum David A, Srimathveeravalli Govind, Borrelli Michael J, Hunt Stephen, Johnson Thor, Kim Charles Y, White Sarah, Pereira Philippe L, Katsanos Konstantinos, Gaba Ron C: State of the Research Enterprise in IR and Recommendations for the Future: Proceedings from the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Investigator Development Task Force. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR 29(6): 751-757, Jun 2018.

B.M. Currie, J. Chen, D. Ackerman, S. Hunt, G. Nadolski, T. Gade: Point-of-Care Immunoassay for Rapid Analysis of Tumor Biopsies: Proof-of-Principle. WCIO 2018 Abstracts Page: e11, Jun 2018 Notes: poster 3.

SJ Hunt: TAEVax: Immunobiologic treatment effects of embolization. WCIO 2018 Abstracts Jun 2018.

E. Alexander, G. Nadolski, M.C. Soulen, W. Stavropoulos, S. Hunt, T. Gade, M. Itkin, S. Shamimi-Noori: Iatrogenic Celiac Axis and Hepatic Artery Dissections During Intra-Arterial Regional Tumor Therapies: A 16-Year Retrospective Review. WCIO 2018 Abstracts Page: e32, Jun 2018.

S. McLaughlin, S. Hunt, G. Nadolski, T. Gade: Injectable thermo-sensitive hydrogels as chemoembolic drug delivery agents for interventional applications. JVIR 29(4S), Apr 2018.

P. Habibollahi, S Pourhassan Shamchi, S. Hunt, T. Gade, S. Stavropoulos, M. Soulen, G. Nadolski: Association of radiological complete response following locoregional therapy prior to liver transplantation with long-term outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma patients. JVIR 29(4S), Apr 2018.

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