Alvin Silva, M.D. (RD ’00), received a Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program
Alvin Silva, M.D. (RD ’00), Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, received a 2023 Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program in the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care for the project “Adaptive Self-Supervised Contrastive Learning for Tumor Detection and Treatment Evaluation.” With the goal of advancing research, improving patient care and reshaping medical education, the alliance’s seed grant program provides fertile ground for research on a small scale, with the potential to attract funding for larger studies that can significantly improve patient care. Dr. Silva is a professor of radiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.