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Boris N Bloch MD

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InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentRadiology
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-856-6316
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    University of Vienna, Vienna, , AustriaMD
    University of Vienna, Faculty of Medicine, Vienna, AustriaMDMedicine, Psychology
    Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center Internship
    Medical University Vienna , General Hospital Vienna, Austria Residency in Radiology
    Harvard Medical School , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Fellowships in MRI and Breast Imaging

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    1. Chirra P, Leo P, Yim M, Bloch BN, Rastinehad AR, Purysko A, Rosen M, Madabhushi A, Viswanath SE. Multisite evaluation of radiomic feature reproducibility and discriminability for identifying peripheral zone prostate tumors on MRI. J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2019 Apr; 6(2):024502. PMID: 31259199.
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    2. Braman N, Prasanna P, Whitney J, Singh S, Beig N, Etesami M, Bates DDB, Gallagher K, Bloch BN, Vulchi M, Turk P, Bera K, Abraham J, Sikov WM, Somlo G, Harris LN, Gilmore H, Plecha D, Varadan V, Madabhushi A. Association of Peritumoral Radiomics With Tumor Biology and Pathologic Response to Preoperative Targeted Therapy for HER2 (ERBB2)-Positive Breast Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 04 05; 2(4):e192561. PMID: 31002322.
      Citations: 60     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    3. Viswanath SE, Chirra PV, Yim MC, Rofsky NM, Purysko AS, Rosen MA, Bloch BN, Madabhushi A. Comparing radiomic classifiers and classifier ensembles for detection of peripheral zone prostate tumors on T2-weighted MRI: a multi-site study. BMC Med Imaging. 2019 02 28; 19(1):22. PMID: 30819131.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Mark W. Grinstaff MW, Bloch BN, Kaplan J. Injection applicator for tissue markers (Patent US20180353739A1). 2018. View Publication.
    5. Grinstaff MW, Bloch BN, Kaplan J. Tissue Markers (Patent US20180353739). 2018. View Publication.
    6. Lee CL, Dietrich MC, Desai UG, Das A, Yu S, Xiang HF, Jaffe CC, Hirsch AE, Bloch BN. A 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Phantom for External Beam Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer. J Eng Sci Med Diagn Ther. 2018 Nov; 1(4). PMID: 30775692.
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    7. Kan CK, Qureshi MM, Gupta A, Agarwal A, Gignac GA, Bloch BN, Thoreson N, Hirsch AE. Risk factors involved in treatment delays and differences in treatment type for patients with prostate cancer by risk category in an academic safety net hospital. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2018 Apr-Jun; 3(2):181-189. PMID: 29904743.
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    8. Yu H, Scalera J, Khalid M, Touret AS, Bloch N, Li B, Qureshi MM, Soto JA, Anderson SW. Texture analysis as a radiomic marker for differentiating renal tumors. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 10; 42(10):2470-2478. PMID: 28421244.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Jain A, Khalid M, Qureshi MM, Georgian-Smith D, Kaplan JA, Buch K, Grinstaff MW, Hirsch AE, Hines NL, Anderson SW, Gallagher KM, Bates DDB, Bloch BN. Stereotactic core needle breast biopsy marker migration: An analysis of factors contributing to immediate marker migration. Eur Radiol. 2017 Nov; 27(11):4797-4803. PMID: 28526892.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Xiang HF, Lu HM, Efstathiou JA, Zietman AL, De Armas R, Harris K, Bloch BN, Qureshi MM, Keohan S, Hirsch AE. Dosimetric impacts of endorectal balloon in CyberKnife stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early-stage prostate cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 05; 18(3):37-43. PMID: 28407345.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    11. Wan T, Bloch BN, Plecha D, Thompson CL, Gilmore H, Jaffe C, Harris L, Madabhushi A. A Radio-genomics Approach for Identifying High Risk Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancers on DCE-MRI: Preliminary Results in Predicting OncotypeDX Risk Scores. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 18; 6:21394. PMID: 26887643.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    12. Chiorazzo MG, Bloch NB, Popov AV, Delikatny EJ. Synthesis and Evaluation of Cytosolic Phospholipase A(2) Activatable Fluorophores for Cancer Imaging. Bioconjug Chem. 2015 Dec 16; 26(12):2360-70. PMID: 26426140.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    13. Grinstaff MW, Bloch BN, Kaplan J. Tissue markers and uses thereof (Patent US20150297316; US201261728971P; WO2014081940A1). 2015. View Publication.
    14. Kaplan JA, Grinstaff MW, Bloch BN. Polymer film-nanoparticle composites as new multimodality, non-migrating breast biopsy markers. Eur Radiol. 2016 Mar; 26(3):866-73. PMID: 26060064.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    15. Bloch BN, Kuligowska E. Future role of ultrasound and MR imaging in prostate cancer: Editorial Comment on: T. Szopinski, A. Nowicki, F. Za?ura, T. Go??bek and P. Ch?osta Novel trends in transrectal ultrasound imaging of prostate gland carcinoma. J Ultrason. 2015 Mar; 15(60):102-4. PMID: 26672493.
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    16. Sparks R, Bloch BN, Feleppa E, Barratt D, Moses D, Ponsky L, Madabhushi A. Multiattribute probabilistic prostate elastic registration (MAPPER): application to fusion of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. Med Phys. 2015 Mar; 42(3):1153-63. PMID: 25735270.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Buch KA, Qureshi MM, Carpentier B, Cunningham DA, Stone M, Jaffe C, Quinn M, Gonzalez C, LaVoye J, Hines N, Bloch BN. Surveillance of probably benign (BI-RADS 3) lesions in mammography: what is the right follow-up protocol? Breast J. 2015 Mar-Apr; 21(2):168-74. PMID: 25669425.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Wan T, Bloch BN, Danish S, Madabhushi A. A Learning Based Fiducial-driven Registration Scheme for Evaluating Laser Ablation Changes in Neurological Disorders. Neurocomputing. 2014 Nov 20; 144:24-37. PMID: 25225455.
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    19. Buch K, Morancy T, Kaplan I, Qureshi MM, Hirsch AE, Rofksy NM, Holupka E, Oismueller R, Hawliczek R, Helbich TH, Bloch BN. Improved dosimetry in prostate brachytherapy using high resolution contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: a feasibility study. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2015 Jan; 6(4):337-43. PMID: 25834576.
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    20. Rusu M, Bloch BN, Jaffe CC, Genega EM, Lenkinski RE, Rofsky NM, Feleppa E, Madabhushi A. Prostatome: a combined anatomical and disease based MRI atlas of the prostate. Med Phys. 2014 Jul; 41(7):072301. PMID: 24989400.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Ginsburg SB, Viswanath SE, Bloch BN, Rofsky NM, Genega EM, Lenkinski RE, Madabhushi A. Novel PCA-VIP scheme for ranking MRI protocols and identifying computer-extracted MRI measurements associated with central gland and peripheral zone prostate tumors. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 May; 41(5):1383-93. PMID: 24943647.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Costa DN, Bloch BN, Yao DF, Sanda MG, Ngo L, Genega EM, Pedrosa I, DeWolf WC, Rofsky NM. Diagnosis of relevant prostate cancer using supplementary cores from magnetic resonance imaging-prompted areas following multiple failed biopsies. Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Jul; 31(6):947-52. PMID: 23602725.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Bubley GJ, Bloch BN, Vazquez C, Genega E, Holupka E, Rofsky N, Kaplan I. Accuracy of endorectal magnetic resonance/transrectal ultrasound fusion for detection of prostate cancer during brachytherapy. Urology. 2013 Jun; 81(6):1284-9. PMID: 23490527.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    24. Rusu M, Bloch BN, Jaffe CC, Rofsky NM, Genega EM, Feleppa E, Lenkinski RE, Madabhushi A. Statistical 3D Prostate Imaging Atlas Construction via Anatomically Constrained Registration. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2013 Mar 13; 8669. PMID: 24392203.
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    25. Sparks R, Bloch BN, Feleppa E, Barratt D, Madabhushi A. Fully Automated Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Transrectal Ultrasound Fusion via a Probabilistic Registration Metric. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2013 Mar 08; 8671. PMID: 24353393.
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    26. Bloch BN, Genega EM, Costa DN, Pedrosa I, Smith MP, Kressel HY, Ngo L, Sanda MG, Dewolf WC, Rofsky NM. Prediction of prostate cancer extracapsular extension with high spatial resolution dynamic contrast-enhanced 3-T MRI. Eur Radiol. 2012 Oct; 22(10):2201-10. PMID: 22661019.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Viswanath SE, Bloch NB, Chappelow JC, Toth R, Rofsky NM, Genega EM, Lenkinski RE, Madabhushi A. Central gland and peripheral zone prostate tumors have significantly different quantitative imaging signatures on 3 Tesla endorectal, in vivo T2-weighted MR imagery. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Jul; 36(1):213-24. PMID: 22337003.
      Citations: 51     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Bulman JC, Toth R, Patel AD, Bloch BN, McMahon CJ, Ngo L, Madabhushi A, Rofsky NM. Automated computer-derived prostate volumes from MR imaging data: comparison with radiologist-derived MR imaging and pathologic specimen volumes. Radiology. 2012 Jan; 262(1):144-51. PMID: 22190657.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Toth R, Bloch BN, Genega EM, Rofsky NM, Lenkinski RE, Rosen MA, Kalyanpur A, Pungavkar S, Madabhushi A. Accurate prostate volume estimation using multifeature active shape models on T2-weighted MRI. Acad Radiol. 2011 Jun; 18(6):745-54. PMID: 21549962.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Chappelow J, Bloch BN, Rofsky N, Genega E, Lenkinski R, DeWolf W, Madabhushi A. Elastic registration of multimodal prostate MRI and histology via multiattribute combined mutual information. Med Phys. 2011 Apr; 38(4):2005-18. PMID: 21626933.
      Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Viswanath S, Bloch BN, Chappelow J, Patel P, Rofsky N, Lenkinski R, Genega E, Madabhushi A. Enhanced Multi-Protocol Analysis via Intelligent Supervised Embedding (EMPrAvISE): Detecting Prostate Cancer on Multi-Parametric MRI. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2011 Mar 04; 7963:79630U. PMID: 25301991.
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    32. Xiao G, Bloch BN, Chappelow J, Genega EM, Rofsky NM, Lenkinski RE, Tomaszewski J, Feldman MD, Rosen M, Madabhushi A. Determining histology-MRI slice correspondences for defining MRI-based disease signatures of prostate cancer. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2011 Oct-Dec; 35(7-8):568-78. PMID: 21255974.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Keeling AN, Morrin MM, McKenzie C, Farrell RJ, Sheth SG, Ngo L, Bloch BN, Pedrosa I, Rofsky NM. Intravenous, contrast-enhanced MR colonography using air as endoluminal contrast agent: impact on colorectal polyp detection. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Jan; 81(1):31-8. PMID: 21131152.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Eyal E, Bloch BN, Rofsky NM, Furman-Haran E, Genega EM, Lenkinski RE, Degani H. Principal component analysis of dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in human prostate cancer. Invest Radiol. 2010 Apr; 45(4):174-81. PMID: 20177391.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. McMahon CJ, Bloch BN, Lenkinski RE, Rofsky NM. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging in the evaluation of patients with prostate cancer. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2009 May; 17(2):363-83. PMID: 19406364.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Viswanath S, Bloch BN, Rosen M, Chappelow J, Toth R, Rofsky N, Lenkinski R, Genega E, Kalyanpur A, Madabhushi A. Integrating Structural and Functional Imaging for Computer Assisted Detection of Prostate Cancer on Multi-Protocol In Vivo 3 Tesla MRI. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2009 Feb 27; 7260:72603I. PMID: 25301989.
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    37. Morrin MM, Pedrosa I, McKenzie CA, Farrell RJ, Bloch N, Solazzo S, Ngo L, Goldberg SN, Rofsky NM. Parallel imaging enhanced MR colonography using a phantom model. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Sep; 28(3):664-72. PMID: 18777549.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    38. Lenkinski RE, Bloch BN, Liu F, Frangioni JV, Perner S, Rubin MA, Genega EM, Rofsky NM, Gaston SM. An illustration of the potential for mapping MRI/MRS parameters with genetic over-expression profiles in human prostate cancer. MAGMA. 2008 Nov; 21(6):411-21. PMID: 18752015.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Viswanath S, Bloch BN, Genega E, Rofsky N, Lenkinski R, Chappelow J, Toth R, Madabhushi A. A comprehensive segmentation, registration, and cancer detection scheme on 3 Tesla in vivo prostate DCE-MRI. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2008; 11(Pt 1):662-9. PMID: 18979803.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Bloch BN, Lenkinski RE, Rofsky NM. The role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in prostate cancer imaging and staging at 1.5 and 3 Tesla: the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) approach. Cancer Biomark. 2008; 4(4-5):251-62. PMID: 18957714.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Bloch BN, Furman-Haran E, Helbich TH, Lenkinski RE, Degani H, Kratzik C, Susani M, Haitel A, Jaromi S, Ngo L, Rofsky NM. Prostate cancer: accurate determination of extracapsular extension with high-spatial-resolution dynamic contrast-enhanced and T2-weighted MR imaging--initial results. Radiology. 2007 Oct; 245(1):176-85. PMID: 17717328.
      Citations: 62     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Bloch BN, Lenkinski RE, Helbich TH, Ngo L, Oismueller R, Jaromi S, Kubin K, Hawliczek R, Kaplan ID, Rofsky NM. Prostate postbrachytherapy seed distribution: comparison of high-resolution, contrast-enhanced, T1- and T2-weighted endorectal magnetic resonance imaging versus computed tomography: initial experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Sep 01; 69(1):70-8. PMID: 17513062.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Rosen Y, Bloch BN, Lenkinski RE, Greenman RL, Marquis RP, Rofsky NM. 3T MR of the prostate: reducing susceptibility gradients by inflating the endorectal coil with a barium sulfate suspension. Magn Reson Med. 2007 May; 57(5):898-904. PMID: 17457870.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Gaston SM, Soares MA, Siddiqui MM, Vu D, Lee JM, Goldner DL, Brice MJ, Shih JC, Upton MP, Perides G, Baptista J, Lavin PT, Bloch BN, Genega EM, Rubin MA, Lenkinski RE. Tissue-print and print-phoresis as platform technologies for the molecular analysis of human surgical specimens: mapping tumor invasion of the prostate capsule. Nat Med. 2005 Jan; 11(1):95-101. PMID: 15619629.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Bloch BN, Rofsky NM, Baroni RH, Marquis RP, Pedrosa I, Lenkinski RE. 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate with combined pelvic phased-array and endorectal coils; Initial experience(1). Acad Radiol. 2004 Aug; 11(8):863-7. PMID: 15288036.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Bloch BN, Helbich T, Heinz-Peer G. [Prostatic carcinoma: current status of diagnostic imaging]. Wien Med Wochenschr Suppl. 2002; (113):89-91. PMID: 12621851.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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