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Vaseem Chengazi

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentImaging Sciences
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
1980 - 1990Merit Scholarship awarded by the Fauji Foundation
1980 - 1985Quaid-e-Azam Talent Scholarship
1980     Best Graduate, Pakistan Air Force Air Base Intermediate College, Sargodha, Pakistan
1980     Chief of Air Staff Gold Medal
1993     Merit Scholarship for Ph.D. studies
1997     Awarded Outstanding Researcher (EB-1) status by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service, for grant of permanent residence
1998 - 1999The Shu-Ren Lin Award, for continued excellence in resident teaching, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.
1998     Alavi-Mandell Prize, Education and Research Foundation of the Society of Nuclear Medicine
2005 - 2006The Shu-Ren Lin Award, for continued excellence in senior faculty teaching, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
 Selected Publications
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  1. Hintz EB, Tomlin JM, Chengazi V, Vates GE. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography coregistration for diagnosis and intraoperative localization in recurrent nelson syndrome. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2013 Jun; 74(1):33-6.
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  2. Steinman RA, De Castro IO, Shrayyef M, Chengazi V, Giampoli E, Van Der Sloot P, Calvi LM, Wittlin SD, Hammes SR, Hou R. Two cases of malignant struma ovarii with metastasis to pelvic bone. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2013; 75(2):139-44.
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  3. Smith MT, Perlis ML, Chengazi VU, Soeffing J, McCann U. NREM sleep cerebral blood flow before and after behavior therapy for chronic primary insomnia: preliminary single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) data. Sleep Med. 2005 Jan; 6(1):93-4.
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  4. Drummond SP, Smith MT, Orff HJ, Chengazi V, Perlis ML. Functional imaging of the sleeping brain: review of findings and implications for the study of insomnia. Sleep Med Rev. 2004 Jun; 8(3):227-42.
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  5. Garcia-Morales F, Seo GS, Chengazi V, Monu JU. Collar osteophytes: a cause of false-positive findings in bone scans for hip fractures. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Jul; 181(1):191-4.
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  6. Friedberg JW, Chengazi V. PET scans in the staging of lymphoma: current status. Oncologist. 2003; 8(5):438-47.
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  7. Smith MT, Perlis ML, Chengazi VU, Pennington J, Soeffing J, Ryan JM, Giles DE. Neuroimaging of NREM sleep in primary insomnia: a Tc-99-HMPAO single photon emission computed tomography study. Sleep. 2002 May 1; 25(3):325-35.
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  8. Garcia-Morales F, Chengazi VU, O'Mara RE. Nocardia brain abscess identification with Tl-201 SPECT. Clin Nucl Med. 2001 Nov; 26(11):981-2.
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  9. McMenemin RM, Hilditch TE, Dempsey MF, Reed NS. Thyroid stunning after (131)I diagnostic whole-body scanning. J Nucl Med. 2001 Jun; 42(6):986-7.
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  10. Sarmiento AJ, Sarmiento FM, Sarmiento AH. What is the best strategy to treat and study patients after near-total thyroidectomy? J Nucl Med. 2001 Mar; 42(3):531-3.
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  11. Britton KE, Feneley MR, Jan H, Chengazi VU, Granowska M. Prostate cancer: the contribution of nuclear medicine. BJU Int. 2000 Jul; 86 Suppl 1:135-42.
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  12. Gottlieb RH, Zusman E, Hartley DF, Rubens DJ, Voci SL, Robinette W, Melendez L, Morris TW, Ojha S, Chengazi V, Erturk E, Messing EM. Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition on the Doppler waveform in dogs with renal artery stenosis. J Ultrasound Med. 1999 Jul; 18(7):481-7.
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  13. Yoo KS, Chengazi VU, O'Mara RE. Thyroglossal duct cyst with papillary carcinoma in an 11-year-old girl. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 May; 33(5):745-6.
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  14. Kuikka JT, Britton KE, Chengazi VU, Savolainen S. Future developments in nuclear medicine instrumentation: a review. Nucl Med Commun. 1998 Jan; 19(1):3-12.
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  15. Stalteri MA, Mather SJ, Belinka BA, Coughlin DJ, Chengazi VU, Britton KE. Site-specific conjugation and labelling of prostate antibody 7E11C5.3 (CYT-351) with technetium-99m. Eur J Nucl Med. 1997 Jun; 24(6):651-4.
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  16. Chengazi VU, Feneley MR, Ellison D, Stalteri M, Granowski A, Granowska M, Nimmon CC, Mather SJ, Kirby RS, Britton KE. Imaging prostate cancer with technetium-99m-7E11-C5.3 (CYT-351). J Nucl Med. 1997 May; 38(5):675-82.
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  17. Feneley MR, Chengazi VU, Kirby RS, Nimmon CC, Granowska M, Mather SJ, Ellison D, Granowski AR, Britton KE. Prostatic radioimmunoscintigraphy: preliminary results using technetium-labelled monoclonal antibody, CYT-351. Br J Urol. 1996 Mar; 77(3):373-81.
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