Grants & Prizes

The BSCI is committed to celebrating success in research and education and supporting trainee members. With this in mind we award a numbe of prizes and travel bursaries throughout the year.

Details of previous recipients are as follows.

BSCI/BSCCT Trainee prize for an oral presentation at the BSCI/BSCCT annual meeting


Dr Mit Shah

A novel biomarker of cardiovascular ageing in the general population using machine learning


Dr Christopher Wall

Pericoronary and periaortic adipose tissue density are associated with inflammatory disease activity in Takayasu arteritis and atherosclerosis

Dr Alistair Moss – 1st
Dual antiplatelet therapy to inhibit myocardial injury in patients with high-risk coronary artery plaque: a randomised controlled trial2nd – Andrew Gentle
3rd Dylan Yong
Dr Rachael Forsythe
Predicting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth using 18F-Sodium Fluoride PET-CT
Dr Jonathan Weir-McCall
“No association between systemic arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis on cardiac MRI and whole body angiography: the TASCFORCE study”
Dr Jonathan Rodrigues
“Insights into hypertensive heart disease phenotypes: spectrum of myocyte, interstitial and vascular changes by cardiovascular MRI.”
Dr Jonathan Rodrigues
“Hypertensive heart disease or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? Insights from cardiac magnetic resonance”
Dr Michelle Williams
“Computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging with fractional flow reserve and 15O-water positron emission tomography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease”
Dr Michelle Williams
“Radiation dose reduction in computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging using iterative reconstruction and patient- tailored imaging”


BSCI/BSCCT Trainee prize for a case presentation at the BSCI/BSCCT annual meeting



Dr Rafael Kotronias

Is it prime time for photon counting detector CT-based work-up to replace contemporary standard of care imaging in late presenting STE acute coronary syndrome? – A case report


Dr Krithika Loganath

HALT! This one has chest pain! Hypoattenuation leaflet thickening in a bioprosthetic AVR and coronary embolism.


1st Sobana Battison and Selina Lam
2nd Cillian McNamara
3rd Jason Tarkin and Eamon McCarron
Dr C Fielder Camm
Sub-endocardial hypo density on CT : a novel finding in cardiac amyloid
Dr John Dreisbach
Pulmonary artery dissection in an adult with uncorrected type II truncus arteriosus
Dr Michelle Mak
An Obstructive Tendyne
Dr Michelle Mak
LVOT stent following Transcatheter mitral valve repair


Joint BSCI/BSCCT, BSCMR, BNCS multimodality case report competition at the British Cardiovascular Imaging meeting 2018

Dr Bunny Saberwal, “Multimodality imaging in coronary artery disease: A comprehensive assessment”


BSCI/BSCCT Trainee prize for a poster at the BSCI/BSCCT annual meeting

Dr Amardeep Dastidar
Non-contrast assessment of myocardial viability in chronic myocardial infarction by native T1 and T2 mapping at 1.5T CMR: comparison with late gadolinium enhancement technique


Image of the Year

2019 – Dr Tom Chance et al. Absence doesn’t make the heart grow fonder: an interesting case of partial pericardium.
2018 – Dr Laura Duerden et al. Multimodality imaging in a case of arrythmogenic left ventricular cardiomyopathy (ALVC).
2017 – Dr Alastair Moss et al. TAVI.


BSCI/BSCCT trainee travel bursary

The following trainees were awarded travel bursaries to attend the Annual Spring Meeting based on the scientific or educational merit of their contribution to the meeting.


Dr Jassie Tan, University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Max Charalambos, University of Bristol
Dr Jonathan Rodrigues, Univeresity of Bristol
Dr Amardeep Gosh Dastidar, University of Bristol
Dr Giorgos Papanastasiou, University of Edinburgh
Dr John Dreisbach, Glasgow


Dr Jonathan Rodrigues, Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Dr Michelle Mak, Imperial, London
Dr Eleanor Wicks, London.
Dr Michelle Crawford Jefferson, Ulster Hospital, Belfast.
Dr Sofia Papadopoulou, St George’s Hospital, London.


Dr Michelle Williams, University of Edinburgh.

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