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California Institute of Technology, BS with honors, Computer Science
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Huang MX, Diwakar M, Harrington DL, Maruta J, Ghajar J, El-Gabalawy F, Muzzatti L, Corbetta M, Lee RR. Filling in the Gaps: Anticipatory Control of Eye Movements in Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2015; 8:210-13.
Huang MX, Huang CW, Robb A, Angeles A, Nichols SL, Baker DG, Song T, Harrington DL, Theilmann RJ, Srinivasan R, Heister D, Diwakar M, Canive JM, Edgar JC, Chen YH, Ji Z, Shen M, El-Gabalawy F, Levy M, McLay R, Webb-Murphy J, Liu TT, Drake A, Lee RR. MEG source imaging method using fast L1 minimum-norm and its applications to signals with brain noise and human resting-state source amplitude images. NeuroImage. 2014; 84:585-604.
Resident Medical Student Teaching Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center June 2018
Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School May 2018
RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR), Resident Scholar April 2018
Proceedings of Meetings:
“Added Utility of Brain Diffusion Imaging in Extra-cerebral Lesions.” Elsayed M, Soman S, Rojas R, Chang Y, Bhadelia R. 56th American Society of Neuroradiology Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada. June 2018.
“The Evolution of Deep Brain Stimulation and Visualization of Electrodes in MNI-Space Using LEAD-DBS.” Elsayed M, Horn A, Shih L, Fox MD, Soman S. 10th American Society of Functional Neuroradiology Annual Conference. Portland, OR. September 2017.
“Additive Potential of Real-Time Functional Mapping (RTFM) to Electrical Stimulation Mapping (ESM) Results for Epilepsy Surgery Candidates.” Elsayed M, Korostenskaja M, Castillo E, Chen PC, Schaal A, Edmonds B, Salinas CM, Westerveld M, Seo JH, Schalk G, Brunner P, Baumgartner J, Lee KH. 68th American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. December 2014.
“Predicting Post-Surgical Language Outcome with ECoG-Based Real-Time Functional Mapping (RTFM).” Korostenskaja M, Chen PC, Salinas CM, Westerveld M, Seo JH, Castillo E, Schaal A, Edmonds B, Schalk G, Brunner P, Elsayed M, Baumgartner J, Lee KH. 68th American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. December 2014.
“A Primary Intracranial Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma: in the Adult.” Elsayed M, St. Louis P, Sombeck M, Ma Joe M, Chowdhary S. Florida Medical Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, Fl. July 2014.
“Does the Embalming Process Induce Pseudo-Aortic Dissection?” Rae G, Husain M, Mark J, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Kostrubala A, Swartz W. J. ASPET Experimental Biology National Conference. Boston, MA. April 2013.
“Isolation & Immortalization of Type I Skeletal Muscle Myoblasts” Elsayed M, Smith S. 2nd University of Central Florida College of Medicine FIRE Symposium. Orlando, FL. March 2012.
“Functional and Structural Characterization of the Glycine Riboswitch” Jingdong Y, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Brinda B, Zhang W, Stoner B. 29th Midwest Enzyme Conference. University of Chicago. Chicago, IL. May 2010.
Korostenskaja M, Kamada K, Guger C, Salinas C.M, Westerveld M, Castillo EM, Salillas E, Chen PC, Harris E, Seddon, I, Elsayed M, Seo JH, Baumgartner J, Lee KH. "Electrocorticography-Based Real-Time Functional Mapping for Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery." Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, 4(04), pp.184-206. Dec 2015.
Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Clincea R, Talley J, Ignacio M, Goldberg K, Thompson JC. "The Curse of Nine-Banded Armadillo: Case Report and Review." Military Medicine. 180(7), pp.e861-e866. July 2015.
Sherman EM, Elsayed G, Esquiaqui J, Elsayed M, Brinda M, Ye JD. "DNA-Rescuable Allosteric Inhibition of Aptamer II Ligand Affinity by Aptamer I Element in the Shortened Vibrio Cholerae Glycine Riboswitch." Journal of Biochemistry. P.mvu048. August 2014.
Rae G, Husain M, Mark J, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Kostrubala A, Swartz W. J. "Does the Embalming Process Induce Pseudo-Aortic Dissection?" FASEB Journal. Vol 27. April 2013.
Ye JD, Elsayed G, Elsayed M, Brinda B, Zhang W, Stoner B. "Functional and Structural Characterization of the Glycine Riboswitch" FASEB Journal. Vol 24. April 2010.
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network
World Conference on Interventional Oncology Resident Scholar, Society of Interventional Oncology (2018)
AUR Radiology Resident Academic Leadership Development (ARRALD) Program Awardee, Association of University Radiologists (2018)
Gold Humanism Honor Society, USF Morsani College of Medicine (2015)
Navy Commendation Medal, US Navy (2009)
Navy Achievement Medal, US Navy (2007)
Flag Letter of Commendation, US Navy (2005)
Proceedings of Meetings:
Lewis T, Sarwar A, Weinstein J, et al. Utility of over-dilation of 10 mm TIPS stent with 12 mm balloon angioplasty. Presented at SIR 2018, Los Angeles, CA.
Lewis T, Mehta. Small, big results: a guide to fluoroscopic spinal pain procedures for an interventional radiologist. Presented at SIR 2018, Los Angeles, CA.
Mercer R, Kudla AU, Hallett D, Anderson T, Johnson MT, Perry H, Steinkeler J, Chen C, Lewis T. Radiology Resident Idea System: Trainees engaged in QI at the Institutional Level. Presented at the Annual Silverman Symposium on Quality Improvement, 2017. Boston, MA
Davis, C, Declue C, Lewis T, et al. Sonothrombolysis of submassive and massive pulmonary embolus with the EkoSonic Endovascular System and tissue plasminogen activator. Presented at ISET 2014, Miami, Florida; January, 2014.
Lewis T , Kim J, Yue B, et al. Predictors of Symptomatic Radiation Pneumonitis (SRP) in lung cancer patients treated with Hypofractionated Radiotherapy (H-RT). Presented at ASTRO 2013, Atlanta, Georgia; September, 2013.
University of Chicago- College of Biological Sciences- General Academic Honors, June 2010
Odyssey Scholarship for Academic Excellence Recipient, June 2008
Stewart G, Mercer RW. Harvest of Iliac Crest Autograft Not Associated with Localized Pain. The Spine Journal. Abstract, September 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 9, Supplement, Page S118
Proceedings of Meetings:
Mercer RW , Martin-Carreras T, McKenna NP, Bancroft LW, Messina SA. Intracranial Lesions in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: A Review of Imaging Findings ; Abstract, 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 30-December 5, 2014.
Martin-Carreras T, Mercer RW, McKenna NP, Bancroft LW, Messina SA. Pediatric Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: A Review of Clinical and Radiological features, Treatment Modalities, and Outcomes ; Abstract, 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 30-December 5, 2014.
Kane E, Arnold M, Avery K, Emrani H, Mercer RW, Simms-Cendan J. Starting a Student-Run Free Clinic Medical Home Model: Collaboration for Patient Care ; Podium Presentation at Society for Student-Run Free Clinic’s 2014 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, February 1-2, 2014.
Soni S, Mercer RW, Pattani K. Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Positive Mucocutaneous Ulcer: A Rare Lesion Presenting as a Large Lower Lip Mass ; Poster, Triological Society 2014 Combined Sections Meeting, Miami, FL, January 10-12, 2014.
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . Abstract, North American Spine Society (NASS), New Orleans, LA, October 9-12, 2013
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . Poster, Florida Medical Association 2013 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2013;
Mercer RW , Stewart G. To Graft or Note to Graft: Iliac Crest Bone Graft Harvest Does Not Increase Posteroperative Pain in Posterior-lateral Lumbar Fusion . American Medical Student Assoication’s 2013 Annual Conference, Washington D.C., March 14-17, 2013. Project proposal presented and finished projected defended at the 3rd and 4th Annual UCF COM I-Module FIRE Mini-conferences, Orlando, FL, Merch 19,2012 and March 19th, 2013, respectively
Reviews, Chapters, and Editorials:
Ahmed AU, Ulasov IV, Mercer RW, Lesniak MS. Maintaining and loading neural stem cells for delivery of oncolytic adenovirus to brain tumors. Book chapter, Methods Mol Biol. 2012;797:97-109.
Ferguson SD, Ahmed AU, Thaci B, Mercer RW, Lesniak MS. Crossing the boundaries: stem cells and gene therapy. Review, Discov Med. 2010 Mar;9(46):192-6
Mercer RW , Tyler MA, Ulasov IV, Lesniak MS. Targeted therapies for malignant glioma: progress and potential. Review, BioDrugs. 2009;23(1):25-35.
Gerald D Dodd, Jr Award for Outstanding Research by Medical Student/Resident at the Society of Breast Imaging Conference, April 2016 for Screening Breast Cancer Detection Rates Before and After Complete Conversion to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
First Place for Research Grand Rounds at Newton-Wellesley Hospital June 2016 for Screening Breast Cancer Detection Rates Before and After Complete Conversion to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Dartmouth College, BA, Chemistry and Economics, summa cum laude
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
North Shore LIJ Health System – Manhasset, NY
Proceedings of Meetings:
“Relationship between MRI and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Measurements in Patients with Optic Nerve Atrophy: Preliminary Results” Zhao B, Cheng A, Torun N, Brook A, Chang Y, Bhadelia RA. Oral Presentation: RSNA 2017 Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL November 2017