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Martin Paul Tornai

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology
Radiology
Box 3949 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Circuit Drive, Research Park Bldg, Rm 118, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Training in Medical Imaging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2020

X-Ray Scatter and Phase Imaging for Explosive Detection

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by US Department of Homeland Security · 2011 - 2015

Simultaneous Emission and Transmission Mammotomography

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2014

Cross-disciplinary Training in Medical Physics

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2013

Training in Medical Imaging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2020

X-Ray Scatter and Phase Imaging for Explosive Detection

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by US Department of Homeland Security · 2011 - 2015

Simultaneous Emission and Transmission Mammotomography

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2014

Cross-disciplinary Training in Medical Physics

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2013

Two Day Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2003

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Hitachi Medical Corporation and Duke University Medical Center SPECT Engineering Research Agreement · April 1997 - March 2000 Investigator · Hitachi Medical Corporation · $452,000.00
Development of Compact Beta and Gamma Detectors for Biomedical Applications · August 1998 - July 2001 Co-Principal Investigator · National Science Foundation · $105,830.00
Breast Cancer Imaging Using Non-Parallel Beam SPECT · March 1998 - February 2003 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $747,818.00
A Novel SPECT Camera for Dedicated Breast Imaging · May 2000 - April 2003 Principal Investigator · The Whitaker Foundation · $209,989.00
SPECT Assay of Radiolabeled Monoclonal Antibodies · May 2001 - April 2003 Investigator · Department of Energy
Hitachi Medical Corporation and Duke University Medical Center SPECT Engineering Research Agreement · April 1997 - March 2000 Investigator · Hitachi Medical Corporation · $452,000.00
Development of Compact Beta and Gamma Detectors for Biomedical Applications · August 1998 - July 2001 Co-Principal Investigator · National Science Foundation · $105,830.00
Breast Cancer Imaging Using Non-Parallel Beam SPECT · March 1998 - February 2003 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $747,818.00
A Novel SPECT Camera for Dedicated Breast Imaging · May 2000 - April 2003 Principal Investigator · The Whitaker Foundation · $209,989.00
SPECT Assay of Radiolabeled Monoclonal Antibodies · May 2001 - April 2003 Investigator · Department of Energy
The Duke University Molecular Imaging Center · August 2001 - December 2007 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $3,074,441.00
Upgrade of Duke Research SPECT System · 2002 - 2002 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $485,000.00
Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer · November 2002 - October 2003 Principal Investigator · The Susan G Komen Foundation · $25,700.00
Breast Cancer Imaging Using Non-Parallel Beam SPECT · April 2003 - March 2007 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $915,900.00
Development and Characterization of Novel Acquisition Orbits with an Application Specific Emission Tomograph for Improved Breast Cancer Detection · August 2003 - July 2006 Principal Investigator / Faculty Mentor · Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program · $84,780.00
Automation and Preclinical Evaluation of a Dedicated Emission Mammotomography System for Fully 3-D Molecular Breast Imaging · September 2006 - August 2009 Principal Investigator / Faculty Mentor · Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program · $90,000.00
Development and Optimization of a Dedicated, Hybrid Dual-Modality SPECT-CmT System for Improved Breast Lesion Diagnosis · January 2007 - September 2009 Principal Investigator / Faculty Mentor · Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program · $90,000.00
Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer · October 2004 - September 2005 Investigator · National Institutes of Health · $8,000.00
Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer · October 2004 - September 2005 Investigator · The Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation · $14,000.00
Workshop on the Nuclear Radiology of Breast Cancer · November 2006 - October 2007 Principal Investigator · The Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation · $33,200.00
4th International Workshop on the Molecular Radiology of Breast Cancer · October 2008 - September 2009 Principal Investigator · Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center · $4,000.00
4th International Workshop on the Molecular Radiology of Breast Cancer · October 2008 - September 2009 Principal Investigator · Hologic Corporation · $5,000.00
Optimizing and Evaluating the Operation of an Integrated SPECT-CmT System Dedicated to Improved 3-D Breast Cancer Imaging · April 2008 - March 2011 Principal Investigator / Faculty Mentor · Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program · $97,200.00
Incorporating Functional Imaging Information to rpFNA Analysis for Breast Cancer Detection in High Risk Women · April 2008 - March 2011 Principal Investigator / Faculty Mentor · Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program · $96,360.00

External Relationships


  • SmartBreast Corporation

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