April 16, 2014

Katarzyna J. Macura, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiology
Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Past President
American Association for Women Radiologists


Research Projects:

  • Female and Male Urinary Incontinence; anatomical and functional imaging with MRI

  • Female Pelvic Pathology; multimodality approach, correlation MRI/US/CT

  • Prostate Cancer; MR imaging and MR spectroscopy

  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine; case-based reasoning applied to the radiology image retrieval based on the verbal and pictorial query

Research Grants:

2002 MR Imaging and MR Spectroscopic Imaging of Prostate Cancer Prior to Radical Prostatectomy: A Prospective Multi-Institutional Clinicopathological Study.
ACRIN 6659
Role: Institutional JHU PI
2002 Comparison of Novel PET/CT Imaging Agents and MR/MRS Metastatic and High Risk Prostate Cancer. NCI Mayo/Hopkins SPORE Role: Consultant
2002 AUS Clinical Trial Site to Conduct Evaluations of Topical Microbicides. Center for Disease Control, Contract 200-2001-08015 Role: Consultant
2003 Phase I, Pharmacological and Biological Study of OSI-774 in Combination with FOLFOX 4 in patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer. NCI Protocol 5869 Role: Collaborator
2003 Role of MR Imaging in Assessment of Urethral Sphincter Morphology and Function in Continent and Incontinent Women. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Role: PI
2004 Quantitative 23namri Of Breast Cancer, NCI Protocol # R21CA095907 Role: Collaborator
2006 ARRS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Becoming a Translational Researcher In Prostate Cancer Imaging Role: PI
2007 The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Role:
Co-Investigator (Imaging Core Leader allocation)
2007 Proton MRSI of Human Breast Cancer at 3 and 7 Tesla Role: Co-Investigator
2008 Johns Hopkins University In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center Role: Co-Investigator (allocation)
2008 Using Multiparametric MR Imaging for MR-Guided Biopsy of the
2008 Imaging the Interaction Between Hypoxia and Cancer Stem Cells Role: Co-Investigator

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