Major Grants

  • ​​Title:  Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Hydatid Cyst Fluid.
    Grant Source:  AUBMC/MPP.
    Start Date:  April 2016 – End Date: December 2019.
    List of Investigators : El-Merhi F, Mohamad M, Mohamad M, El Kerek R, Saade C, Faraj W, Haddad M, Khalife M.

  • Title:  An Individual patient specific contrast protocol in renal CT angiography: reduced radiation and contrast dose.
    Grant Source:  GE Healthcare Ltd.
    Start Date:  Jun 2015 – End Date: Jun 2018.
    List of Investigators:  Saade C, El Achkar B, Eid S, Hamieh N, Al-Sheikh Deeb I, Fawaz K, Haddad M, Abi-Ghanem AS, Mohamad M, El-Merhi F.

  • Title:  Building a 3D printing model for congenital heart disease at AUB. 
    Grant Source:  CNRS. 
    Start Date:  Dec 2016 – End Date: Dec 2018. 
    List of Investigators:  Atweh L.

  • Title:  To investigate the efficacy of Whole body Diffusion Weighted Imaging with Background Suppression (WB-DWIBS) compared to Whole body Nuclear Bone scan (WB-BS) in the evaluation of metastases in Osteosarcoma and Ewing’s Sarcoma in the pediatric population.
    Grant Source:  AUBMC/Seed grant.
    Start Date:  Oct 2017 – End Date: Oct 2018.
    List of Investigators:  Naffaa L, Saab R, Khoury N.

  • Title:  Is contrast-enhanced PET/CT more accurate than non-enhanced PET/CT for lesion detection and TNM staging in patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer? 
    Grant Source:  AUBMC/Seed grant. 
    Start Date:  Jun 2017 – End Date: Jun 2018.
    List of Investigators:  Abi-Ghanem AS, Hourani M, Saade C, Haidar M, Tfayli A, Assi, H

  • Title:  Is contrast-enhanced PET/CT more accurate than non-enhanced PET/CT for lesion detection and TNM staging in patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer? 
    Grant Source:  AUBMC-MPP. 
    Start Date:  Jan 2018 – End Date: Jan 2020. 
    List of Investigators:  Abi-Ghanem AS, Moukarbel R.

  • Title:  White Matter Tract Development in Autistic Toddlers by Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Correlation with Ongoing Therapies.
    Grant Source:  AUBMC and CNRS.
    Start Date:  Jan 2018 – End Date: Jan 2020.
    List of Investigators: Hourani R, Boustany RM, Zeeni C, Saade MT, Saaybi S, Tutunji R.