4th Annual Academy Imaging Shark Tank2019-11-25T20:52:45-05:00

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Don't forget to register for this session! Session Code: SPS128

RSNA Booth 2019

Three teams will have five minutes to pitch our expert panel on their idea/product. The panel will then provide their feedback, followed by questions from the audience. The winner will then be selected with the use of a rubric, designed by our panel of experts.

shark tank expert panel

Ron Arenson, MD
Chair Emeritus
Dept. of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging,
University of California, San Francisco

Scott Penner, JD
Eversheds Sutherland (US), LLP

Emir Sandhu, MD
Healthcare VC
BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Monique Villa
Mucker Capital

the pitch teams

Sebastian Obrzut, MD
University of California, San Diego

Paul Bunting
Emory University

Hari Trivedi, MD
Emory University

Peter Caravan, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital


  • 4:30 PM
    Welcome Remarks by Ron Arenson, MD
  • 4:40 PM
    Introduction of Panelists
  • 4:45 PM
    Molecular Breast Imaging with Compressive Sensing
    Sebastian Obrzut, MD, University of California, San Diego
    The goal of the project is to enable low dose 3D molecular breast imaging for detection of breast cancer using a compressive sensing absorber.
  • 5:00 PM
    BioData Consortium: Closing the Data Gap in Radiology AI
    Paul Bunting and Hari Trivedi, MD, Emory University
    BioData Consortium is an enabling technology company that eliminates the data access barrier between hospitals and software developers to accelerate the growth and performance of AI diagnostic solutions.
  • 5:15 PM
    Reveal Pharmaceuticals: the gadolinium-free future of MRI
    Peter Caravan, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Reveal aims to transform MR imaging by improving safety and deepening insight: our gadolinium-free MRI contrast agent is a direct substitute for current MRI contrast agents, and a platform for precision imaging.
  • 5:30 PM
    Questions from the Audience led by Ron Arenson, MD
  • 5:45 PM
    Deliberation and Selection of Winner
  • 6:00 PM

Don't forget to register for this session! Session Code: SPS128

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