Biography

Dr. Roy Riascos received his medical education from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, Bogotá, Colombia in 1995 and completed his neuroradiology fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in 2005. He currently holds the rank of Professor with Tenure of Radiology and Neurosurgery and leads the neuroradiology section of the Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging (DII) as their Section Chief. Prior to joining the McGovern Medical School, he held a faculty position at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. Aside from being a neuroradiologist and educator, he is also making strides as an innovator through his Directorship for the Center of Advanced Imaging Processing (CAIP) at Memorial Hermann Hospital System.

Below is his active society memberships:

  • Texas Radiological Society (TRS), Member. 2007 to present
    • Chair, Program Director Committee. 2013 to 2015.
    • Chair of the Radiology Program Committee for the 102 nd meeting, San Antonio, Texas. 2016
  • Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston (HAMAH), 2016 to present
    • President, November 2017 to 2018
    • Past President and Board Member 2018 to present
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Full Member, 2006 to present
    • Member of the Corporate Giving Subcommittee (RSNA R&E) Foundation. December 2013 to present
    •  Member of the Neuroradiology Subcommittee of the Education Exhibits Committee (EEC), Member. October 2014 to present
  • The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Senior Member. 2011 to present
    • Member of the Neuroradiology Chief Committee 2018- present
      American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Member. 2015 to present
    • Visiting Professor Program committee with SERAM 2017 and 2018
  • Neuroradiological Society of Ibero Latin America (SILAN), Full Member, 2006 to present
    • Treasurer; 2013 to 2019
    • Executive Committee Member, June 2013 to present.
    • Secretary; September 2019 to present

 

Certifications:

  • American Board of Radiology, Certificate of Added Qualification, Neuroradiology, Nov 2011
  • American Board of Radiology, Nov 2009
  • Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Bogotá, Colombia, Professional Certification in Diagnostic Radiology, 2003
  • Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia, Professional Certification as Medical Doctor, 1995

Education

Medical School
Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, Bogotá, Colombia, 1995
Internship
Medicine, Universidad El Bosque, Escuela Colombiana de Medicina Bogotá, Colombia, 1995
Residency
Diagnostic Radiology, Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Hospital de San Jose, Bogotá, Colombia, 2003
Fellowship
Neuroradiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center(LSUHSC), New Orleans, LA, 2005

Research Information

GRANT SUPPORT:

1. Principal Investigator: Riascos R.
Utilization of Simulated Grid (SimGrid™) technology for the reduction of ionizing Radiation dose on X-ray examination in obese patients. November 2018; Grant #SA-18-0527. Budget: $ 75,332.33

2. CO Investigator: Riascos R.
Validation of a new post image processing engine (S-Vue™) for the reduction of ionizing radiation dose on X-ray examination in pediatric patients.. November 2018; Grant #SA-18-0348. Budget: $65,682.29

3. Principal Investigator: Riascos R.
Co-Investigators: Hasan K, Kamali A
Extension: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long-Duration Microgravity Exposure.

4. Principal Investigator: Riascos R.
Co-Investigators: Hasan K, Kamali A
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long-Duration Microgravity Exposure.

5. Principal Investigator: Otto C.
Co-Investigators: Barr Y, Alexander D, Riascos R, Gibson RC, Sargsyan A, Ploutz-Snyder J, Platts S. Prospective Observational Study of Ocular Health in ISS Crews (Ocular Health). Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

6. Principal Investigator: Otto C.
Co-Investigators: Kramer Larry, Riascos R, Hasan Khader. Venous Sinus Astronaut Research Project. Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

7. Principal Investigator: Hargens A.
Co-Investigators: Chang S, Riascos R, O’Neill C, Chang D, Parazynski S, Allon M, Lotz J, Sayson J. Risk of Intervertebral Disc Damage after Prolonged Space Flight (Intervertebral Disc Damage). Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

8. Co-Investigators: Erdeniz B, Koppelmans V, Bloomberg JJ, Kofman LS, De Rios YE, Riascos R, Wood SJ, Mulavara AP, Seidler RD. The Effects of Long Duration Bed Rest on Functional Mobility and Balance: Relationship to Resting State Motor Cortex Connectivity. Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

9. Principal Investigator: Riascos R.
Hispanic Center for Excellence Award Grant: Developing an Interactive Radiology Web-Based Curriculum for Medical Students. March 2013. Budget: $27,290.00

10. Principal Investigator: Riascos R.
P03277 Dose Finding Study in Central Nervous System (CNS) Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) Agency: Guerbet, October 2016. Award: $96,203

 

Other: Research Activities

1. Implementing e-learning Platforms in Radiology Teaching. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2006

2. Riascos R, Mikus JR, Guinto F, Worthley P, Chaljub G, Von Ritschl R. Teaching file of Neuroradiology, 1246 cases digitized in worksheet most path-proven. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
3. Saade G, Jain S, Riascos R. Pilot Study of Serial Fetal MRI to Predict Neonatal Neuro Deficit in Prolonged Premature Rupture of Membranes in Premature Delivery. IRB approved, Radiology approved, including patients in study. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

4. Riascos R, Layer L, Haberman A, Vu L, Nishino T, Von Ritschl R. Percutaneous Intraspinal Navigation Placement of Angiographic Catheters in the Subarachnoid. Space through a Sacral Access. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

5. Riascos R, Vu L, Palacio D, Ethridge K, Jadhav S, Patel J, Wong S, Praisoody S. Contribution of Routine Axial Imaging vs PACS based MPR images, Sharpening Algorithm and Thin Slice Neuroimaging in 64 multidetector CT in the detection of spinal and Pelvic Trauma. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

6. Potnuru P, Riascos R. Optimal Measurement of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Using 3 Tesla MRI

7. Riascos R, Chiu A, Kramer L, Sargasyan A. Evaluation of the Axial versus Sagittal Diameters of the Optic Nerve and Optic Nerve Sheath Using Isovolumetric Multiplanar 3 T MR Imaging
8. Sabbag D, Waldron N, Tardie N, Jatt M, Gonzales R, Riascos R, Romero J. Correlation of Internal Carotid Artery Minimal Lumen Diameter with NASCET-Based Percent Stenosis on Mean Diffusivity CT Angiography: What Should We Do When the “Normal” Distal Reference Lumen Is Not So Normal?

9. Coordination of Teaching file of Neuroradiology, 1246 Cases Digitized in Worksheet Most Path-Proven. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. 2006-2014.
10. Principle Investigators: Riascos R, Kirschner K. Design-A-Case, in junction with the office of the Vice Dean for Medical Education, I lead a project for the integration of Radiology into the Medical Curriculum of the third and fourth year medical students through interactive web cases. This year we worked with the students in our selective to create the head trauma and upper abdominal pain modules.

11. Sargsyan A, Riascos R, Kramer L. Created “Guidelines for Increased Intracranial Pressure Measurement Using 3 Tesla MRI”. In cooperation with NASA- Wyle Laboratories and UTHSC Houston, TX

12. Lindsey J, Nelson F, Freeman L, Lincoln J, Riascos R. The MedImmune 551-1155 NMO Study Team CD-IA-MEDI-551-1155: A Phase 2/3, Double-masked, Placebo-controlled Study with Open-Label Period to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MEDI-551 in Adult Subjects with Neuromyelitis Optica and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders.

13. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Willis E, Foss P. Project with UTHealth Students on Retrospective Review of Spine Trauma Using CT and MR.

14. Sargsyan A, Riascos R, Kramer L, Hasan K. Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Brain qMRI Metrics in Astronauts as a Unique Occupational Group

Publications

Publication Information

1. Ruiz M, Riascos R. Prada D, et al. Museo de Anatomía, Sección de Neuroanatomia. Neuroanatomy Section of the Anatomy Museum, Revista ECM Universidad El Bosque June 1999;(4)1

2. Suarez J, Malagon S, Riascos R. – Vólvulo de Ciego. Volvulos of the Cecum, Revista Colombiana de Radiología, June 2000;11(2)704-706

3. Gonzalez R, Martinez S, Riascos R. Vigencia del Diagnostico por Sialografía Convencional del Síndrome de Sjogren – Reporte de un caso. The current use of conventional. Sialography for the diagnosis of Sjogren Syndrome. Revista Colombiana de Radiología. 2000; 11(1); 646-649

4. Gonzalez R, Martinez S, Riascos R. Pancreas Ectopico en el Coledoco reporte de un caso y reporte de un caso. Choledocal ectopic pancreas: a case report. Revista Colombiana de Radiología. 2000; 11(3) 764-767

5. Gonzalez R, Martinez S, Riascos R. Pólipo Uretral: reporte de un caso y revisión de la literature. Urethral polyp: a case report and review of the literature. Revista Colombiana de Radiología. 2000; 11(3):755-777

6. Riascos R, Aldana D, Ruiz M, Villa F. Parafinizacion del Sistema Nervioso: Técnicas Histológicas aplicadas a la docencia en Morfología. Nervous System Paraphinization, Morphological techniques applied to teaching. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía, Feb 2001, 10(1)23-26

7. Suarez J, Riascos R, Gonzalez R. Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Case Report. Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía, August 2001;10(3)34-35

8. Riascos R, Martinez S. Como diagnosticar la obstrucción intestinal? How to diagnose abdominal obstruction. Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. 2001-10(2):34-35

9. Ruiz M, Riascos R. Inyeccion-corosion con acrílico, Un método rápido y asequible en anatomía, en docencia e investigación. Injection Corrosion Technique with Acrylic: As Accessible Method for Anatomy Teaching and Research. Avances en Medicina 2002;(2)6

10. Martinez S, Franquet T, Gimenez A, Riascos R. Patrón de “Crazy paving” en la TCAR: correlacion radio-patologica. Crazy paving pattern in HRCT: radio-pathological correlation. Revista Colombiana de Radiología. 002-13:1211-1218

11. Fuentes J, Riascos R, Rodriguez M, Lozada A. Utilidad de la Resonancia Magnética en el Seguimiento del Tratamiento con Quimioterapia del Sarcoma de Ewing. MRI as a Follow-Up Tool in Patients with Ewing Sarcoma Patients treated under chemotherapy. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía, Feb 2002 Volume 11(2)

12. Martinez S, Franquet T, Guimenez A, Riascos R et al. Micosis pulmonarias: Correlación radio-patológica. Pulmonary Mycoses: Radio-Pathological Correlation. Revista Colombiana de Radiología. 2002; 13:1204-1210

13. Ruiz M, Aldana D, Riascos R. Propuesta y estandarización de la técnica de Plastificación en Encéfalos Humanos. Standardization of the Plastination Technique in Human Brains. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía, April 2003; 12(3)134-136

14. Cuesta J, Hernandez J, Borrero L, Riascos R, Martinez N. CT Guided Radicular and Facet Blocks in Patients with Chronic Back Pain, Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. March 2003; 12(2)67-68

15. Lara J, Riascos R, Hernandez L, Borrero L. Vertebroplastia Percutánea, experiencia Preliminar en Cadáveres. Vertebroplasty: Preliminary Experience with Anatomy Specimens. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. November 2003; 12(4)165-172

16. Riascos R, Martinez F, Martinez S, Borrero L. Nasofibroma juvenile. Juvenile Naso Angiofibroma. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. 2003;12(3):151-152

17. Martinez S, Riascos R, Molano E, Madero G. Tiroiditis de Hashimoto – Entre el infierno y lo normal. Hashimoto thyroiditis – between the inferno and the normality. Revista Repertorio De Medicina y Cirugía. 2004; 13(2):104-106

18. Riascos R, Martinez S, Molano E, Fuentes J. Anomalías vasculares de tejidos blandos, dilema en terminología y enfoque diagnóstico, revisión de la literatura y presentación de un caso. Vascular Anomalies of Soft Tissue: Doppler and MR findings. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. 2004; 13(2):67-71

19. Riascos R. Etimología de los Huesos del Cuerpo Humano. Entomology of Human Bones. Revista Repertorio de Medicina y Cirugía. 2004; 13(4):184-186

20. Restrepo C, Riascos R, Hatta A, Rojas R. Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Spinal Manifestations of a Systemic Disease. J Comput Assit Tomogr. 2005. Jul-Aug; 29(4):532.9. PMID: 16012314

21. Restrepo C, Vargas D, Riascos R, Cuellar H. Musculoskeletal Infection Imaging: Past, Present, and Future. Curr Infect Dis Rep 2005 Sept; 7(5):365-72. PMID: 16107234

22. Rojas R, Riascos R, Vargas D, Cuellar H, Borne J. Neuroimaging in Drug and Substance Abuse, Part l: Cocaine, Cannabis, and Ecstasy. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun;16(3):231-8. PMID: 1634064

23. Borne J, Riascos R, Cuellar H, Vargas D, Rojas R. Neuroimaging in Drug and Substance Abuse, Part II: Poioids and Solvents. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun;16(3):239-45. PMID 16340648

24. Mena J, Cuellar H, Vargas D, Riascos R. PET and SPECT in Drug and Substance Abuse. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2005 Jun;16 (3):253-6. PMID 16344650

25. Cuellar H, Palacios E, Boleaga B, Rojas R, Riascos R. Neuroimaging of the Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome. Anales de Radiología de México, 2006. 1:67-74

26. Restrepo C, Raut A, Riascos R, Martinez S, Carrillo J, Prasad S. Imaging Manifestations of Tropical Parasitic Infections. Semin Roentgenol 2007 Jan; 42(1):37-48. PMID 17174173

27. Riascos R, Martinez F, Martinez S, Borrero L. Ameloblastoma of the Jaw. Colombian Journal of Radiology 2007; 16 (4): 1836-1842

28. Riascos R, Kumfa P, Rojas R, Cuellar H, Descartes F. Fatal Methadone Intoxication in a Child. Emergency Radiol. 2008 Jan; 15(1):67-70. PMID 17541658

29. Cuellar H, Riascos R, Palacios E, Rojas R, Molina P. Imaging of Isolated Cerebral Mucomycosis. A Report of Three Cases. Neuroradiol J. 2007 Oct 31;20(5):525-30. PMID 17541658

30. Restrepo C, Rojas C, Martinez S, Riascos R, Marmol-Velez A, Carrillo J,
Vargas D. Cardiovascular Complications of Cocaine: Imaging Findings. Emerg Radiol. 2009 16:11-19. PMID 18773229

31. Cuellar H, Gomez P, Riascos R, De Alba L. Neuroimaging Studies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Review. Neuroradiol J. 2009 Dec 14;22(5):525-33. PMID 24209396

32. Layer L, Riascos R, Firouzbaht F, Amole A, Von Ritschl R, DiPatre P, Cueller H. Subarachnoid and Basal Cistern Navigation through the Sacral Hiatus with Guide Wire Assistance. Neurol Res. 2011 Jul;33(6):633-7. PMID 21708073

33. Pernas FG, Coughlin AM, Hughes SE, Riascos R, Maeso PA. A Novel Use of a Landmark to Avoid Injury of the Anterior Ethmoidal Artery During Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2011 Jan-Feb;25(1):54-7. PMID 21711980

34. Katabathina V, Restrepo C, Martinez-Jimenez S, Riascos R. Nonvascular, Nontraumatic Mediastinal Emergencies in Adults: A Comprehensive Review of Imaging Findings. Radiographics. 2011 Jul-Aug;31(4):1141-60. PMID 21768244

35. Riascos R, Lazor J, Squires J, Martinez F, Figueroa R. Imaging and Anatomic Features of Juvenile Angiofibroma. Neurographics 2011;2(1) Oct. 84-89(6)

36. Riascos R, Vu L, Cuellar H, Haberman A, Nishino T, Layer L. CT Evaluation of Caudal vs. Lumbar Access to the Intradural Space. Neurol Res 2011 Dec;33(10): 1094-8. PMID 22196763

37. Gray S, Eltorky M, Riascos R, Montilla R. Spindle Cell Hemangioma Reoccurrence in the Hand: Case Report. Hand (NY). 2012 Jun;7(2):194-9. PMID 2373024
38. Riascos R, Uribe T, VonRitschl R. Pitfalls in the detection of intracraneal aneurysms using 3D reconstruction of 64 Multidirectional CT. Contemporary Radiology Volume 35 Number 16 July 2012
39. Bonfante E, Koenig MK, Supsupin E, Riascos R. The Many Guises of Mitochondrial Disease. Neurographics 2013;3:2-10
40. Ramos SD, Mukerji SS, Riascos R. A Nasal Mass: Nasal Dermoid ND Cyst. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jul:139(7):745-6. PMID 23868435
41. Riascos R, Lazor J, Vu L, von Ritschl R, Zamudio R. Calcific tendinitis of the Prevertebral Space: A Case Report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Sep;92(9):E25-8. PMID 24057912

42. Mader TH, Gibson CR, Pass AF, Lee AG, Killer HE, Hansen HC, Dervay JP, Barratt MR, Tarver WJ, Sagsyan AE, Kramer LA, Riascos R, Bedi DG, Pettit DR. Optic Disc Edema in an Astronaut After Repeat Long-Duration Space Flight. J Neuroophthalmol. 2013 Sep;33(3):249-55. PMID 23851997
43. Katabathina V, Restrepo C, Betancourt S, Riascos R, Menias C. Imaging of Oncologic Emergencies: What Every Radiologist Should Know
RadioGraphics, 2013. Oct 33, 1533-1553. PMID: 24108550
44. Jadhav S, More S, Riascos R, Lemos D, Swischuk L. Comprehensive Review of the Anatomy, Function, and Imaging of the Popliteus and Associated Pathologic Conditions. Radiographics, 2014 Mar-Apr;34(2):496-513. PMID: 24617694

45. Torres C, Riascos R, Figueroa R, Gupta RK. Central Nervous System Tuberculosis. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun;23(3):173-89. doi: 10.1097/RMR.0000000000000023. PMID 24887691

46. Bauer JD, Riascos R, Qui S, Chao C. Suspected Liposarcoma of the Hip by Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3 Years after Large-Volume Fat Grafting for Buttock Augmentation. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Sep;34(7):NP66-9. doi: 10.1177/1090820X14536389. Epub 2014 Jun 2. No abstract available. PMID: 24891408

47. Patro SN, Torres C, Riascos R. An unusual case of isolated hypoglossal nerve palsy secondary to osteophytic projection from the atlanto-occipital joint. Neuroradiol J. 2014 Jun;27(3):361-4. Jun 17. PMID 24976205

48. Zuluaga A, Ocazionez D, Riascos R, Palacios E, Restrepo CS. Paragangliomas of the head and neck: Imaging assessment. Ear Nose Throat J. 2014 Aug;93(8):E22-4. PMID 25181670

49. Gottumukkala RV, Romero JM, Riascos RF, Rojas R, Glikstein RS. Imaging of the brain in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Oct;23(5):275-91. PMID: 2529627

50. Riascos R, Dodds J, Patel N. Retropharyngeal masses in neurofibromatosis type 1: Imaging findings in 2 cases. Ear Nose Throat J. 2014 Dec;93(12):E35-7. PMID 25531853

51. Cotes C, Riascos R, Swischuk LE. Facial vein thrombophlebitis: an uncommon complication of sinusitis. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Jul;45(8):1244-8. doi: 10.1007/s00247-014-3272-x. Epub 2015 Jan 31. PMID: 25636529

52. Keser Z, Hasan KM, Mwangi B, Kamali A, Ucisik-Keser FE, Riascos RF, Yozbatiran N, Francisco GE, Narayana PA. Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Human Cerebellar Pathways and their Interplay with Cerebral Macrostructure. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. Apr 2015;9:41. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2015.00041. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25904851

53. Kramer LA, Hasan KM, Sargsyan AE, Wolinsky JS, Hamilton DR, Riascos RF, Carson WK, Heimbigner J, Patel VS, Romo S, Otto C. Mr-derived cerebral spinal fluid hydrodynamics as a marker and a risk factor for intracranial hypertension in astronauts exposed to microgravity. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Apr 27. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24923. PMID: 25920095

54. Riascos R, Heymann J, Hakimelahi R, Hasan K, Sargsyan A, Barr Y, Tom J, Alperin N, Kramer L. Novel Finding of Optic Nerve Central T2 Hypointensity utilizing 3 Tesla MR Imaging. Neuroradiology Journal. 2015 Apr 13. pii: 1971400915576668. PMID: 25923682

55. Cotes C, Bonfante-Mejia E, Lazor J, Jadhav S, Caldas M, Riascos R. Congenital Basis of Posterior Fossa Anomalies. Neuroradiology Journal. 2015 Jun 28. (3):238-53. doi: 10.1177/1971400915576665. PMID 26246090

56. Kamali A, Yousem DM, Lin DD, Sair HI, Jasti SP, Keser Z, Riascos RF, Hasan KM. Revealing the Ventral Amygdalo-Fugal Pathway of the Human Limbic System Using High Spatial Resolution Diffusion Tensor Tractography. Brain Structure and Function. October 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s00429-015-1119-3. PMID: 26454651

57. Kamali A, , Sair HI, Blitz A, Riascos R, Mirbaghers S, Keser Z, Hasan, KM, PhD. Mapping the Trajectory of the Stria Terminalis of the Human Limbic System Using High Spatial Resolution Diffusion Tensor Tractography. Neuroscience Letter. 2015 Nov 3;608:45-50. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.09.035. PMID: 26434353

58. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Cotes C, Hakimelahi R. Imaging of Atlanto-occipital and Atlanto-axial Traumatic Injuries: What the Radiologists Needs to Know. RadioGraphics, November/December 2015. 2015 Nov-Dec. 35 (7):2121-34. doi: 10.1148/rg.2015150035. Review. PMID: 26566241

59. Bonfante E, Koenig M, Adejumo R, Perinjelil V, Riascos R. The Neuroimaging of Leigh Syndrome: Case Series & Review of the Literature. Pediatric Radiology. January 6, 2016. DOI 10.1007/s00247-015-3523-5. PMID: 26739140

60. Yuan P, Koppelmans V, Reuter-Lorenz P, De Dois Y, Gadd N, Wood S, Riascos R, Kofman I, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, and Seidler R. Increased Brain Activation for Dual Tasking with 70-days Head-Down Bed Rest. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. August 23, 2016 DPI: 10.3389/fnsys.2016.00071. PMID: 27601982

61. Cassady K; Koppelmans V, Reuter-Lorenz P, De Dios Y, Gadd N, Wood S, Riascos R, Kofman I, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, Seidler R. Effects of a spaceflight analog environment on brain connectivity and behavior. NeuroImage 141, (2016).

62. Valenzuela r, Ginsberg L, Shatzkes D, Michel M, Loevner L, Hanna E, Tavera A and Riascos R. Metastasis durales: una forma infrecuente de recurrencia en tumores nasosinusales malignos. December 21, 2016. Rev Chil Rad. 2016:22(4):164-170

63. Gabr RE, Pednekar AS, Govindarajan KA, Sun X, Riascos R, Ramírez MG, Hasan KM, Lincoln JA, Nelson F, Wolinsky JS, Narayana PA. Patient-specific 3D FLAIR for enhanced visualization of brain white matter lesions in multiple sclerosis. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Nov 21. doi: 10.1002/jmri.25557. PMID: 27869333

64. Valenzuela, R, Ginsberg, L, Shatzkes, D, Michel, M, Loevner, L, Hanna, E, Tavera, A, Riascos, R. Metástasis durales: Una forma infrecuente de recurrencia en tumores nasosinusales malignos. Rev. Chil. Radiol. 22, 164–170 (2016).

65. Valenzuela, R, Arevalo, O, Tavera, A, Riascos, R, Bonfante, E, Patel,R. Imágenes del depósito de gadolinio en el sistema nervioso central. Rev. Chil. Radiol. 23, 59–65 (2017).

66. Bonfante, E., Koenig, M. K., Adejumo, R. B., Perinjelil, V. J. Riascos, R. Imaging Findings in Kearns-Sayre Syndrome: A Typical Case of an Infrequent Pathology. Neurographics 7, 262–265 (2017).

67. Koppelmans V, Pasternak O, Bloomberg JJ, Dios YE, Wood SJ, Riascos R, Reuter-Lorenz PA, Kofman IS, Mulavara AP, Seidler RD. Intracranial Fluid Redistribution but No White Matter Microstructural Changes During a Spaceflight Analog. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 9;7(1):3154. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03311-w. PMID: 28600537

68. Koppelmans V, Bloomberg JJ, De Dios YE, Wood SJ, Reuter-Lorenz PA, Kofman IS, Riascos R, Mulavara AP, Seidler RD. Brain plasticity and sensorimotor deterioration as a function of 70 days head down tilt bed rest.
PLoS One. 2017 Aug 2;12(8):e0182236. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182236. eCollection 2017.

69. Riascos RF, Innovación en medicina, la nueva frontera, Rev salud, bosque., Jul-Dic 2017; 2, pp 6

70. O.J. Arevalo, R. Valenzuela, Y. Esquenazi, M. Rao, B. Tran, J. Zhu, M. Bhattacharjee, N. Doyle, R.F. Riascos; The 2016 World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System: A Practical Approach for Gliomas, Part 1. Basic Tumor Genetics; , Neurographics, 7(5): 334-343 2017;.

71. O.J. Arevalo, R. Valenzuela, Y. Esquenazi, M. Rao, B. Tran, J. Zhu, M. Bhattacharjee, N. Doyle, R.F. Riascos; The 2016 World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System: A Practical Approach for Gliomas, Part 2. Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Status—Imaging Correlation, Neurographics, 7(5): 344-349 2017

72. Hasan KM, Mwangi B, Keser Z, Riascos R, Sargsyan AE, Kramer LA. Brain
Quantitative MRI Metrics in Astronauts as a Unique Professional Group. J
Neuroimaging. 2018 Feb 20. doi: 10.1111/jon.12501.

73. Harrison MF, Garcia KM, Sargsyan AE, Ebert D, Riascos-Castaneda RF, Dulchavsky; SA. Preflight, In-Flight, and Postflight Imaging of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine 0in Astronauts. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jan 1;89(1):32-40. doi:10.3357/AMHP.4878.2018.

74. Bonfante E, Riascos RF. Imaging of Cerebral Concussion and Chronic Traumatic
Encephalopathy. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2018 Feb;28(1):xvii-xviii. doi:
10.1016/j.nic.2017.10.001.

75. Bonfante E, Riascos R, Arevalo O. Imaging of Chronic Concussion. Neuroimaging
Clin N Am. 2018 Feb;28(1):127-135. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2017.09.011.

76. Yuan P, Koppelamans V, Reuter-Lorenz P, Gadd N, Kofman I, Mulavara A, De Dios Y, Riascos RF, Bloomberg J, Seidler, R. Change of cortical foot activation following 70 days of head down bed rest. 2018 Feb 119(6) doi: 10.1152/jn.00693.2017

77. Yuan P, Koppelamans V, Reuter-Lorenz P, Gadd N, Kofman I, Mulavara A, De Dios Y, Wood S, Riascos RF, Bloomberg J, Seidler, R. Vestibular brain changes within 70 days of head down bed rest. 2018 March 12 39(3) doi: 10.1002/hbm.24037

78. Kamali A, Karbasian N, Rabiei P, Riascos RF, Arevalo O, Younes K, Mirbagheri S, Cano A, Tandon N, Ocasio L, Khayat-Khoei M, Hasan KM. Revealing the cerebello-ponto-hypothalamic pathway in the human brain. 2018 April 677 doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2018.04.024

79. Bonfante E, Choi J, Riascos RF, Tenreiro A, Supsupin E. Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma: Pearls and Pitfalls of the Newer Classification Systems. 2018 April doi: 10.3174/ng.1600043

80. Achi H, Lally J, Riascos RF, Zhu J, Tandon N, Esquinazi Y, Bhattacharjee M, Ballester L. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with Associated Demyelination and Creutzfeldt Astrocytes. Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science, May 2018.

81. Jenner ZB, Husein N, Riascos RF, Esquenazi Y. Orbital and nasal meningoencephaloceles secondary to chronic hydrocephalus: A rare cause of bilateral proptosis. 2018 June 8 doi: 10.1177/1971400918778145

82. Arevalo O, Riascos RF, Rabiei P, Kamali A, Nelson F. Standardizing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols, Requisitions, and Reports in Multiple Sclerosis: An Update for Radiologist Based on 2017 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis and 2018 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Consensus Guidelines. 2018 July 14 doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000767, PMID 30015803 ISSN Print: 0363-8715

83. Nguyen QB, Amato R, Riascos RF, Ballester L, Tandon N, Blanco A, Esquenazi Y. Fluciclovine, Anti-1-amino-3-[ 18 F]-fluorocyclobutane-1-carboxylic acid: A Novel Radiotracer for Meningioma. 2018 August doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.231

84. Kamali A, Riascos RF, Bonfante E, Lincoln J, Ocasio L, Hasan KM, Zhang C, Tandon N, Patel R, Rabiei P, Younes, K. Diffusion tensor tractography of the mammillothalamic tract in the human brain using a high spatial resolution DTI technique. 2018 December doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23452-w

85. Slopis JM, Arevalo O, Bell CS, Hebert AA, Northrup H, Riascos RF, Samuels JA, Smith KC, Tate P, Koenig MK. Treatment of Disfiguring Cutaneous Lesions in Neurofibromatosis-1 with Everolimus: A Phase II, Open-Label, Single-Arm Trial. Drugs R D. 2018 Dec;18(4):295-302. doi: 10.1007/s40268-018-0248-6 PMID: 30284154

86. Lee JK, Koppelmans V, Riascos RF, Hasan KM, Pasternak O, Mulavara AP, Bloomberg JJ, Seidler RD. Spaceflight-Associated Brain White Matter Microstructural Changes and Intracranial Fluid Redistribution. JAMA Neurol. 2019 Jan 23. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.4882. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30673793

87. Riascos RF, Kamali A, Hakimelahi R, Mwangi B, Rabiei P, Seidler RD, Behzad BB, Keser Z, Kramer LA, Hasan KM. Longitudinal Analysis of Quantitative Brain MRI in Astronauts Following Microgravity Exposure. J Neuroimaging. 2019 May;29(3):323-330. doi: 10.1111/jon.12609. Epub 2019 Feb 19. PMID: 30673793

88. Arevalo O, Riascos R, Rabiei P, Kamali A, Nelson F. Standardizing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Protocols, Requisitions, and Reports in Multiple Sclerosis: An Update for Radiologist Based on 2017 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis and 2018 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Consensus Guidelines. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2019 Jan/Feb;43(1):1-12. doi: 0.1097/RCT.0000000000000767. PMID: 30015803

89. Arevalo OD, Soto C, Rabiei P, Kamali A, Ballester LY, Esquenazi Y, Zhu JJ, Riascos RF. Assessment of Glioblastoma Response in the Era of Bevacizumab: Longstanding and Emergent Challenges in the Imaging Evaluation of Pseudoresponse. Front Neurol. 2019 May 7;10:460. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00460. eCollection 2019. Review. PMID: 31133966

90. Nissen AP, Ocasio L, Tjaden BL Jr, Sandhu HK, Riascos RF, Safi HJ, Estrera AL, Charlton-Ouw KM. Imaging characteristics of acute type A aortic dissection and candidacy for repair with ascending aortic endografts. J Vasc Surg. 2019 May 27. pii: S0741-5214(19)31011-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.04.438. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 31202543

91. Ali FS, Arevalo O, Zorofchian S, Patrizz A, Riascos R, Tandon N, Blanco A, Ballester Ly, Esquenazi Y. Cerebral Radiation Necrosis: Incidence, Pathogenesis, Diagnostic Challenges, and Future Opportunities. Curr Oncol Rep. 2019 Jun 19;21(8):66. doi: 10.1007/s11912-019-0818-y. Review. PMID: 31218455

92. Bonfante E, Calle S, Solomon N, Jagolino A, Cai C, Arevalo-Espejo O, Riascos R, Sitton, C. Development of a Standardized Grading Scale for Atherosclerotic Disease of the Head and Neck. 9 Jul/Aug;43(4):533-538. doi:0.1097/RCT.0000000000000880.PMID: 31162236

93. MRI Compatibility: Automatic Brain Shunt Valve Recognition using Feature Engineering and Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. Giancardo L, Arevalo O, Tenreiro A, Riascos R, Bonfante E. Scientific reports. (2018) 8:16052. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-34164-6

94. Implementation of a Dynamic Teaching File Using the Software Application Microsoft OneNote in an Academic Neuroradiology Division. Calle S, Bonfante-Mejia E, Riascos-Castaneda R. Journal of Medical Education Winter 2019; 18(1):60-65

95. Outcomes of Endovascular Thrombectomy vs Medical Management Alone in Patients With Large Ischemic Cores: A Secondary Analysis of the Optimizing Patient’s Selection for Endovascular Treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke (SELECT) Study. Sarraj A, Hassan AE, Savitz S, Sitton C, Grotta J, Chen P, Cai C, Cutter G, Imam B, Reddy S, Parsha K, Pujara D, Riascos R, Vora N, Abraham M, Kamal H, Haussen DC, Barreto AD, Lansberg M, Gupta R, Albers GW. JAMA Neurol. 2019 Jul 29. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.2109. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31355873

96. Incidence of cervical spine fractures on CT: a study in a large level I trauma center.
Khanpara S, Ruiz-Pardo D, Spence SC, West OC, Riascos R. Emerg Radiol. 2019 Aug 28. doi: 10.1007/s10140-019-01717-9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31463806

A. Journal Reviews and Editorials

• The Journal of Emergency Radiology, 2007 to present
• Revista de la Asociacion Colombiana de Radiologia, 2010 to present
• Neuroradiology, 2011 to present
• Neurographics—American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 2011 to present
• Revista de la Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, 2011 to present
• Reviewer for Med Ed Portal – Medical Educational Portal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2011 to present
• American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR), 2012 to present

B. Chapters

1. Riascos R, Bonfante E. Adenopathies of the Neck, Head and Neck. Interamerican Congress of Radiology (CIR). Buenos Aires, ISBN 978-987-1259649. Nov 2011.

2. Riascos R, Rojas R, Boleaga E. Degenerative Diseases of the Spine. Imaging of the Spine. Interamerican Congress of Radiology (CIR), Buenos Aires, 2012 ISBN: 9789871259762. 2012.

3. Quintero A, Riascos R, Spinal Infections, Diagnostic Imaging of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1118484418. Oct 2013.

4. Riascos R, Torres C, Lee J. Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System. Neuroradiologia Clinica y Terapéutico.

5. Riascos R, Lee J, Valencia M. Inflamatory and Infectious Vertebral Disease. Fundamentos de Medicina Radiología y Imágenes de Diagnósticas. 3rd edition.

6. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Choi J. Book chapter: Spinal Hemorrhage, Naidich/Imaging of the Spine, 2nd edition.

7. Bonfante E, Choi J, Riascos R. Book chapter: Trauma to the Spinal Column, Naidich/Imaging of the Spine, 2nd edition.

8. Riascos R, Bonfante E. Book chapter: John R. Haaga’s CT and MRI of the Whole Body, 6th Edition. ISBN 978-0-323-11328-1. August 2016.

9. Bonfante E, Riascos R. Imaging of Chronic Concussion. Neuroimaging In Press Cases of North America, February 2018

C. Books

1. Riascos R, Bonfante E. Editor and Author. Neuroimaging (Rad Cases). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. New York NY. ISBN 978-1604061895; over 1000 copies sold.

2. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Calle S. Editor and Author Neuroimaging Second Edition (Real Cases). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. New York NY. In Press

3. Bonfante E, Riascos R. Imaging of Brain Concussion. Editor and Author. Neuroimaging In Press Cases of North America, February 2018

4. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Calle S. Editor and Author Neuroimaging Second Edition Rad Cases Plus Q&A. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. New York NY

D. Other Professional Communications

Invited Lectures at Symposia and Conferences – National

1. LSU Dental School, Lecture: CT and MRI of the oral cavity, Postgraduate Course. New Orleans, LA. February 2005.

2. 25th Annual Conference on Innovations in Sports Medicine. Lecture: Imaging Manifestations of Sports Injuries. Galveston, TX. July 2007.

3. UTMB’s 4th Annual Radiology Seminar at Sea Lecture: Musculoskeletal Imaging: What to do in Bone Trauma. February 2008.

4. UTMB’s 4th Annual Radiology Seminar at Sea Lecture: 64 Multidetector CT for Intracranial Aneurysms. February 2008.

5. 96th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Texas Radiological Society. Lecture: Pitfalls in Detection of Intracranial Aneurysm in the ER using 64 Multidetector CT. Fort Worth, TX. March 2009.

6. UTMB’s 5th Annual Radiology Seminar. Lecture: Principles of Chest Imaging. May 2009.

7. 17th Annual Medical Imaging Seminar. Lecture: Imaging of Maxillofacial Trauma. Galveston, TX. May 2012.

8. 18th Annual Medical Imaging Seminar. Lecture: Degenerative Spine Disease. Galveston, TX. May 2013.

9. 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Lecture: Microgravity Changes of the Spine in Astronauts. San Diego, CA. May 2013.

10. 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Lecture: Maintenance of Certification (MOC): Spine. San Diego, CA. May 2013.

11. Lone Star College 1st Annual Computed Tomography Continuing Medical Education Seminar. Lecture: Cervical Trauma. Conroe, TX. April 2015.

12. 14th Annual Congress of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), Lecture: 7 year experience of scanning astronaut brains and orbits in the evaluation of VIIP. Los Angeles, CA. April 2017.

13. Neurological Society of Houston, Lecture :Venous Thrombosis Imaging, Houston, 2017

14. Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT), Lecture: NASA Eight Years Scanning Astronauts. Los Angeles, CA. April 2017

15. 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Lecture: Update in Cranio-cervical Junction Trauma. Long Beach, CA. April 2017

16. Louisiana State University Health Science Center at Shreveport Department of Radiology International Teleconference Program: Update of imaging of cervical spine trauma. July 10, 2019

Invited Lectures at Symposia and Conferences – International

1. Universidad El Bosque. Lecture: Cardio-Pulmonary Anatomy, CPR ATLS Course. Bogota, Colombia. 2000.

2. Universidad El Bosque. Lecture: Teaching Techniques in Morphology; Morphology diplomate. Bogota, Colombia. 2001.

3. F.U.C.S. Hospital de San Jose. Lecture: Basic Radiology Course. Bogota, Colombia. 2002.

4. Kaplan Education Center for USMLE. Lecture: Radiology Morphology. Bogota, Colombia. 2002.

5. Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia 2004. Lecture for Basic Radiology Course: Head and Neck radiology anatomy, Maxillofacial Surgery Residency. F.U.C.S. Hospital de San Jose Bogotá Colombia. 2003.

6. Colombian Association of Radiology, Caribbean Branch Meeting. Lecture: Neuroimaging in Drug Abuse. Barranquilla, Colombia, 2005.

7. Colombian Association of Radiology, Caribbean Branch Meeting. Lecture: Carotid MR Imaging. Barranquilla, Colombia, 2005.

8. Colombian Association of Radiology, Caribbean Branch Meeting. Lecture: Imaging of Stroke: Current Trends. Barranquilla, Colombia, 2005.

9. Colombian Association of Radiology, Caribbean Branch Meeting. Lecture: Functional MRI of the Brain. Barranquilla, Colombia, 2005.

10. XVIII meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Sellar and Parasellar Imaging. Puerto Rico, June 2006.

11. II Meeting of Advanced Neurology and Cardiology Imaging. Lecture: Functional Brain MRI. México City, México, December 2006.

12. Neuroimaging Seminar-San Jose Hospital. Lecture: Imaging of Isolated Cranial Nerve Palsies. Bogota, Colombia. January 2008.

13. Meeting of the National Radiology Federation of Mexico, Lecture: Sixth cranial nerve palsies, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 2008.

14. Meeting of the National Radiology Federation of Mexico, Lecture: 64 MDCT in detection of aneurysms in the ER. Guadalajara, Mexico, October 2008.

15. Meeting of the National Radiology Federation of Mexico, Lecture: Developmental Neuroradiology, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 2008.

16. XIV Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Aneurysms of the Brain, Morelia, Mexico, October 2010.

17. XIV Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Diffusion and Perfusion of the Brain. Morelia, Mexico, October 2010.

18. XIV Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Development of the Brain. Morelia, Mexico, October 2010.

19. XIV Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Brain Infections. Morelia, Mexico, October 2010.

20. XXII Annual Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Development of the Spine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 2010.

21. XXII Annual Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN). Lecture: Development of the Brain, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 2010.

22. Cross Sectional Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology, Sectional Imaging Meeting. Lecture: Advanced MR Imaging in Brain Tumors. Guadalajara, Mexico, August 2011.

23. Cross Sectional Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology, Sectional Imaging Meeting. Lecture: Spectroscopy and Bold Imaging. Guadalajara, Mexico, August 2011.

24. Cross Sectional Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology, Sectional Imaging Meeting. Lecture: Introduction to Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging. Guadalajara, Mexico, August 2011.

25. Cross Sectional Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology, Sectional Imaging Meeting. Lecture: Functional MRI. Guadalajara, Mexico, August 2011.

26. National Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology. Lecture: Principles of Diffusion Imaging of the Brain. Guadalajara, Mexico. October 2012.

27. National Meeting of the Mexican Federation of Radiology. Lecture: DTI of the Spine. Guadalajara, Mexico. October 2012.

28. XXIV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Infections of the Brain. Quito, Ecuador. October 2012.

29. XXIV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Degenerative Diseases of the Spine. Quito, Ecuador. October 2012.

30. XXIV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Progression and Pseudoprogression of Brain Tumors. Quito, Ecuador. October 2012.

31. The Mexican Federation of Radiology. 14th International Imaging Course. Lecture: Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Spine. Guadalajara, Mexico. January 2013.

32. The Mexican Federation of Radiology. 14th International Imaging Course. Lecture: Imaging of Brain Tumors. Guadalajara, Mexico. January 2013.

33. The Mexican Federation of Radiology. 14th International Imaging Course. Lecture: Infections of the CNS. Guadalajara, Mexico. January 2013.

34. National Meeting of the Colombian Neurosurgery Society. Lecture: Advanced MR of the Spine. Cartagena, Colombia. March 2013.

35. National Meeting of the Colombian Neurosurgery Society. Lecture: Principles of Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Spine. Cartagena, Colombia. March 2013.

36. National Meeting of the Colombian Neurosurgery Society. Lecture: Spectroscopy of the CNS. Cartagena, Colombia. March 2013.

37. XXV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Imaging Embryology of the Central Nervous System. Panama City, Panama. June 2013.

38. XXV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Neck Node Pathology. Panama City, Panama. June 2013.

39. National Meeting of the Radiological Society of Ecuador. Lecture: Progression and Pseudoprogression of Brain Tumors, Part 2. Guayaquil, Ecuador, August 2013.

40. National Meeting of the Radiological Society of Ecuador. Lecture: Progression and Pseudoprogression of Brain Tumors, Part 1. Guayaquil, Ecuador, August 2013.

41. National Meeting of the Radiological Society of Ecuador. Lecture: Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Brain. Guayaquil, Ecuador, August 2013.

42. National Meeting of the Radiological Society of Ecuador. Lecture: Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Spine. Guayaquil, Ecuador, August 2013.

43. National Meeting of the Radiological Society of Ecuador. Lecture: Imaging Embryology of the Central Nervous System. Guayaquil, Ecuador, August 2013.

44. 4th International Meeting of Neuro Imaging College of Nuevo Leon. Lecture: Advanced MR Techniques in Spinal Disease. Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico. September 2013.

45. 4th International Meeting of Neuro Imaging College of Nuevo Leon. Lecture: Introduction to Diffusion. Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico. September 2013.

46. 4th International Meeting of Neuro Imaging College of Nuevo Leon. Lecture: Embriology of the Central Nervous System. Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico. September 2013.

47. 2nd Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Lecture: Development of the Spine. Carasco, Montevideo, Uruguay. June 2014.

48. 2nd Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Lecture: Development of the Brain. Carasco, Montevideo, Uruguay. June 2014.

49. 2nd Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Lecture: Principles of Diffusion Imaging of the Brain. Carasco, Montevideo, Uruguay. June 2014.

50. 2nd Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Lecture: Neck Node Pathology. Carasco, Montevideo, Uruguay. June 2014.

51. IX Curso De Imagenes Diagnosticas. Lecture: SNC y drogas. Bogota, Colombia. September 2014.

52. IX Curso De Imagenes Diagnosticas. Lecture: Imagen de desarrollo avanzado en columna. Bogota, Colombia. September 2014.

53. IX Curso De Imagenes Diagnosticas. Lecture: Enfermeded degenerative de columna. Bogota, Colombia. September 2014.

54. IX Curso De Imagenes Diagnosticas. Lecture: Desarrollo del SNC y disrafismo. Bogota, Colombia. September 2014.

55. IX Curso De Imagenes Diagnosticas. Lecture: Degenerative Spine Disease. Bogota, Colombia. September 2014.

56. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Spine Dysraphism. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

57. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Degenerative Spine Disease. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

58. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Infection of the Spine. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

59. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Brain Infections. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

60. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Demyelinating Diseases. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

61. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Craniocervical Junction Injury. Morelia, Mexico, October 2014.

62. XXVI Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Imaging of Isolated Sixth Cranial Nerve Palsies. Sao Paulo, Brasil. October 2014.

63. XXVII Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture: Trauma de la Union Cranio-Cervical: Importancia y Clasificacion. Santiago De Compostela, Spain. June 2015.

64. II Course on Updates in Radiology, Meeting of the Interamerican College of Radiology (CIR). Lecture: Progression and Pseudoprogression of Brain Tumors. Cancun, Mexico. June 2015.

65. II Course on Updates in Radiology, Meeting of the Interamerican College of Radiology (CIR). Lecture: Advanced MRI techniques in Spinal Pathology. Cancun, Mexico. June 2015.

66. II Course on Updates in Radiology, Meeting of the Interamerican College of Radiology (CIR). Lecture: Congenital Basis of Posterior Fossa Anomalies. Cancun, Mexico. June 2015.

67. 2015 MRI at Sea, Finland Radiographers Association and the West Coast Radiologist’s Organization. Lecture: Advanced Medical Imaging of the Spine and Effect of Microgravity. Tallin, Estonia. September 2015.

68. 2015 MRI at Sea, Finland Radiographers Association and the West Coast Radiologist’s Organization. Lecture: Principles of Diffusion Weighted Imaging. Tallin, Estonia. September 2015.

69. 2015 MRI at Sea, Finland Radiographers Association and the West Coast Radiologist’s Organization. Lecture: Current Trends in Craniocervical Junction Imaging. Tallin, Estonia. September 2015.

70. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Craneal-Cervical Union. Guadalajara, México. October 2015

71. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Lymph Node Neck System. Guadalajara, México. October 2015

72. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children. Anatomical-Pathological Correlation. Guadalajara, México. October 2015

73. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Imaging in Degenerative Spine Disease. Guadalajara, México. October 2015.

74. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Sellar and Parasellar Region. Guadalajara, México. October 2015.

75. VII Curso Internacional de Imagen Seccional, La Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen, A.C. Lecture: Differential Diagnosis of demyelinating Lesions. Guadalajara, México. October 2015.

76. Introduction to the imaging of demyelinating disease. La Asociación Colombiana de Radiología – ACR. Virtual Lecture. October 13, 2015.

77. VII Curso en Neuroimagen Internacional. Colegio de Radiología e Imagen del Estado de Nuevo Leon A.C. Lecutre: Isolated Sixth Cranial Pair Pathology Images. Monterrey, Mexico. October 2015.

78. VII Curso en Neuroimagen Internacional. Colegio de Radiología e Imagen del Estado de Nuevo Leon A.C. Lecutre: Classification of Subaxial Cervical Trauma. Monterrey, Mexico. October 2015

79. VII Curso en Neuroimagen Internacional. Colegio de Radiología e Imagen del Estado de Nuevo Leon A.C. Lecutre: CT Y RM in Cranial Cervical Trauma. Monterrey, Mexico. October 2015

80. VII Curso en Neuroimagen Internacional. Colegio de Radiología e Imagen del Estado de Nuevo Leon A.C. Lecutre: Principles of Cerebral Diffusion. Monterrey, Mexico. October 2015

81. 2015 International Teleconference Program. Lecture: Demyelinating Diseases of the Brain. Broadcasted to over 13 Latin Countries. December 15, 2015

82. XIX Seminario Internacional de Radiologia. Asociación Colombiana de Radiología. Lecture: Imágenes Avanzadas de RM de Columna. Barranquilla, Colombia. February 2016.

83. XIX Seminario Internacional de Radiologia. Asociación Colombiana de Radiología. Lecture: Hemorragia Espinal. Barranquilla, Colombia. February 2016.

84. XIX Seminario Internacional de Radiologia. Asociación Colombiana de Radiología. Lecture: Trauma de la Union Craneo-Cervical. Barranquilla, Colombia. February 2016.

85. XIX Seminario Internacional de Radiologia. Asociación Colombiana de Radiología. Lecture: Actualizacion de Patologia Degenerative de Columna Lumbar. Barranquilla, Colombia. February 2016.

86. XVIII Congreso Internacional Avances en Medicina Hospital Civil de Guadalajara 2016. Universidad de Guadalajara Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud Hospital Civil de Guadalajara. Lecture: Infecciones del Sistema Nervioso Central por Resonancia Magnetica. Guadalajara, Mexico. February 2016.

87. 3rd Annual Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Uruguay Society of Neuroradiologist. Lecture: Infecciones espinales. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2016.

88. 3rd Annual Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Uruguay Society of Neuroradiologist. Lecture: Trauma de la union craneo cervical. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2016.

89. 3rd Annual Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Uruguay Society of Neuroradiologist. Lecture: Patologia aislada del VI par. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2016.

90. 3rd Annual Congress of Neuroradiology of Uruguay. Uruguay Society of Neuroradiologist. Lecture: Introducción a la Difusión por RM. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2016.

91. 33 Congreso Nacional de la SERAM. Sociedad Española de Radiología Medica. Lecture: Hemorragias espinales. Bilbao, Spain. May 2016.

92. 33 Congreso Nacional de la SERAM. Sociedad Española de Radiología Medica. Lecture: Hemorragias intracraniales traumáticas. Bilbao, Spain. May 2016.

93. XXVIII Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture Nueva clasificación de los tumores cerebrales. Cartagena, Colombia. August 2016.

94. XXVIII Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Lecture Nueva Trabajos Científicos Realizados con Olea Spheres. Cartagena, Colombia. August 2016.

95. VI International Symposium of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging CEDIMED, Lecture: Overview of the Cerebral and Visual Changes of Microgravity Exposure. Medellin, Colombia, October 2016.

96. VI International Symposium of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging CEDIMED, Lecture: Spinal Bleeds. Medellin, Colombia, October 2016.

97. VI International Symposium of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging CEDIMED, Lecture: Advanced imaging in the detection of the effects of microgravity in the column (NASA study). Medellin, Colombia, October 2016.

98. VI International Symposium of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging CEDIMED, Lecture: Brain and visual changes related to exposure to microgravity (NASA study). Medellin, Colombia, October 2016.

99. XX Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Images in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. Morelia, Mexico. May 2017.

100. XX Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Case Presentation- Neuroradiology Interesting Cases. Morelia, Mexico. May 2017.

101. XX Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Trauma Union Cranioencephalic. Morelia, Mexico. May 2017.

102. XX Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Trauma Cervical. Morelia, Mexico. May 2017.

103. XX Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Lecture: Brain Haemorrhage. Morelia, Mexico. May 2017.

104. XXI International Congress of Neuroradiology Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Lecture: Cerebral Venography. Guadalajara, Mexico. June 2017

105. XXI International Congress of Neuroradiology Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Lecture: Effects of Microgravity on the Human Brain. Guadalajara, Mexico. June 2017

106. IV National Meeting of Research Seminaries in Health Sciences, Lecture: Effects of Microgravity on the Brain and Spine. Bogota, Colombia. August 2017

107. Jornadas SERAM-ARRS, Lecture: Brain Infections in the Immunocompetent Patient Seville, Spain, September 2017

108. Jornadas SERAM-ARRS, Lecture: Brain Infections in HIV patients. Seville, Spain, September 2017

109. Jornadas SERAM-ARRS, Lecture: Spinal Hemorrhages Seville, Spain, September 2017

110. Jornadas SERAM-ARRS, Lecture: Spinal Infections, Seville, Spain, September 2017

111. Introduction to MR Imaging – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

112. Introduction to MR diffusion RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

113. Case review – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

114. Brain infection in immunocompetent patient – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

115. Introduction to neuroimaging RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

116. How to interpret a brain CT RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

117. Revision of interesting cases RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

118. Resident case presentations – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

119. Introduction to brain MRA – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

120. Revision of CT protocols, RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

121. Thoracolumbar trauma, RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

122. Trauma of the Craniocervical junction, RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

123. Visit to the Social Security Institute of Health , RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

124. New concepts in brain tumors WHO I – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

125. New concepts in brain tumors WHO II – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

126. Traumatic brain injury – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

127. Development of the brain and neuroimaging – I International Radiology symposium Hospital Central de Oriente – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

128. Posterior fossa development and pediatric pathology , I International Radiology symposium Hospital Central de Oriente – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

129. Advanced imaging of the spine, I International Radiology symposium Hospital Central de Oriente – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

130. Stroke and cerebral diffusion, I International Radiology symposium Hospital Central de Oriente – RSNA IVP, Quetzaltenango, February 2018

131. Anatomy of the midline of the brain MR: What is that Bird? XXI International Imaging Seminar, ARA, Barranquilla Colombia, February 2018

132. Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage, XXI International Imaging Seminar, ARA, Barranquilla Colombia, February 2018

133. Evaluation of the intracranial Veins, XXI International Imaging Seminar, ARA, Barranquilla Colombia, February 2018

134. New WHO Classification of Brain Tumors, XXI International Imaging Seminar, ARA, Barranquilla Colombia, February 2018

135. Brain Tumor Workshop, XXI International Imaging Seminar, ARA, Barranquilla Colombia, February 2018

136. New Aspects of the brain tumor classification from the World Health Organization, IV meeting of the Uruguayan Neuroradiology Society, Montevideo, March 2018

137. Infections in Immunosuppressed Patients, IV meeting of the Uruguayan Neuroradiology Society, Montevideo, March 2018

138. Imaging Findings in Neurofibromatosis, IV meeting of the Uruguayan Neuroradiology Society, Montevideo, March 2018

139. Congenital Malformations of the posterior fossa, IV meeting of the Uruguayan Neuroradiology Society, Montevideo, March 2018

140. Brain Infections in Immunosuppressed Patients, Imaging Course on Imaging of Infections and Tumors, Panamanian Society of Radiology UT San Antonio, Panama City, Panama, May 2018

141. Brain Infections in the Immunocompetent Patient, Imaging Course on Imaging of Infections and Tumors, Panamanian Society of Radiology UT San Antonio , Panama City, Panama, May 2018

142. New WHO Classification of Glial Brain Tumors, Imaging Course on Imaging of Infections and Tumors, Panamanian Society of Radiology UT San Antonio Panama City, Panama, May 2018

143. New WHO Classification on non-Glial Brain Tumors, Imaging Course on Imaging of Infections and Tumors, Panamanian Society of Radiology UT San Antonio Panama City, Panama, May 2018

144. Pseudoresponse and Pseudo progression imaging of Brain Tumors, Imaging Course on Imaging of Infections and Tumors, Panamanian Society of Radiology UT San Antonio Panama City, Panama, May 2018

145. La Sociedad Ibero Latino Americana de Neurorradiologia Diagnostica y Terapeutica (SILAN) Habana, Cuba July 11-14, 2018.

146. New Genetic based classification of Brain Tumors, XXX Meeting of the Ibero Latin American society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), La Habana, Cuba, July 2018

147. Imaging and the New Industrial Revolution, Meeting of the Colombian Association of Radiology (AColR), Cartagena, Colombia, August 2018

148. “ If you are not sitting at the table you are part of the menu” How to make Radiologist sit at the Table, Meeting of the Colombian Association of Radiology (AColR), Cartagena, Colombia, August 2018

149. Innovation and Technology Challenges for the New generation of Medical Imagers, Meeting of the Colombian Association of Radiology (AColR), Cartagena, Colombia, August 2018

150. XXVII National Meeting of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging, Keynote Speaker: Innovation and technology, AI and the future of Radiology, Leon, Mexico October 2018

151. Spinal Infections, XXVII National Meeting of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging, Leon, Mexico October 2018

152. Midline Anatomy in MR of the Brain, XXVII National Meeting of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging, Leon, Mexico October 2018

153. Brain Infections in the Immunocompetent Patient, XXVII National Meeting of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging, Leon, Mexico October 2018

154. Brain Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient, XXVII National Meeting of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging of the Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging, Leon, Mexico October 2018

155. Curso de Neuroradiologia de la Asocacion Mexicana De Neuroradiologia. Cuidad de Mexico D.F. 25-27 of January 2019

156. Couse on MR Anatomy of the Midline, Curso de Neuroradiologia de la Asocacion Mexicana De Neuroradiologia. Cuidad de Mexico D.F. 25-27 of January 2019

157. Imaging Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis, Curso de Neuroradiologia de la Asocacion Mexicana De Neuroradiologia. Cuidad de Mexico D.F. 25-27 of January 2019

158. Spinal Infection Imaging, Curso de Neuroradiologia de la Asocacion Mexicana De Neuroradiologia. Cuidad de Mexico D.F. 25-27 of January 2019

159. Demyelinating Disease, Curso de Neuroradiologia de la Asocacion Mexicana De Neuroradiologia. Cuidad de Mexico D.F. 25-27 of January 2019

160. Update of imaging of cervical spine trauma, Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center at Shreveport Department of Radiology. International Teleconference Program: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Other Invited Interdepartmental Lectures – UTMB

2007 Physical Therapy residents
Lecture: Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging

2008 Intensive Care Unit/Anesthesia residents
Lecture: Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging

2008 Intensive Care Unit/Anesthesia residents
Lecture: Principles of Stroke Imaging

2009 ENT residents
Lecture: Introduction to Head and Neck Imaging,
Parts one and two (yearly)

2013 Neurosurgery residents
Lectures: Board Preparation

2011 PREP Course UTMB
Lecture: Introduction to Medical Imaging (yearly)

Dec 2012 ENT residents
Lecture: Imaging of Maxillofacial Trauma

May 2013 ENT residents
Lecture: Infections in Children

May 2013 Plastic Surgery residents
Lecture: Wrist and Hand MRI

Other Invited Lectures – UTMMS

May 2014 Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) Orientation Meeting UTHealth MSB
Lecture: Medical Student Summer Research

2015 Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
UTHealth MSB
Lecture: Introduction to Neuroimaging at Memorial Hermann Hospital

January 2016 Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
UTHealth MSB
Lecture: Radiation Safety

April 2017 Grand Rounds Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology
Lecture: The Center of Advanced Imaging Processing

July 2017 Grand Rounds Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology
Lecture: Advanced Imaging in Oncology

Invited Moderator – National

1. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Austin, Texas, April 2010.

2. 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Anatomy Section, Boston, MA. May 2010.

3. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Austin, Texas, April 2011.

4. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, San Antonio, Texas. March 2012.

5. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Plano, Texas. Neuroimaging Section. February 2014.

6. 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), International Session: SILAN (Sociedad Ibero Latino Americana de Neurorradiologia). Montreal Canada. May 2014.

7. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Austin, Texas, March 2015.

8. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Parallel Scientific Paper Session: Genomics. Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

9. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), International Session: ASNR/SILAN: Personalized Neuroradiology Across the Continents. Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

10. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, San Antonio, Texas, March 2016.

11. Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Texas Chapter of the American College of Radiology, Galveston, Texas, April 2017.

12. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Vancouver, Canada June 2018.

Invited Moderator – International

1. XVIII Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), San Juan, Puerto Rico. June 2006.

2. XXII Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 2010.

3. XXIV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Quito, Ecuador. October 2012.

4. XXV Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Panama City, Panama. Head and Neck section. June 2013.

5. XVII Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Michoacana de Radiologia (Mexican Federation of Radiology), Morelia, Mexico. October 2014.

6. XXVI Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Sao Paulo, Brasil. October 2014.

7. XXVII Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Santiago de Compostela, Spain. June 2015.

8. XXVIII Meeting of the Society Ibero-Latin-American of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Cartagena, Colombia. August 2016.

9. The 29th European Congress of Radiology(ECR), Vienna, Austria March 2017

10. Brain Tumor Session, XXX Meeting of the Ibero-Latin American society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), La Habana, Cuba, July

11. Innovation and Technology in Radiology Symposium , Meeting of the Colombian Association of Radiology (AColR), Cartagena, Colombia, August 2018

Scientific Oral Presentations

1. Ruiz M, Riascos R. Corrosion Casts using Acrylic as a method for Teaching Anatomy. Oral Presentation: V Research Congress, Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia. 1997.

2. Praisoody S, Riascos R, Vu L, Palacio D, Uribe T, Nishino T. How Does Experience Affect Detection of Cervical Spine Lesions Using 64 Multidetector CT in the Emergency Room? American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Vancouver, Canada. May 2009.

3. Riascos R, Praisoody S, Layer L, Vu L, Firouzbacht F. Intracranial Catheterization Using a Sacral Hiatus Access as an Alternative for Percutaneous Intraspinal Navigation: A Study in Cadavers. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Vancouver, Canada. May 2009.

4. Riascos R, Firouzbakht F, Layer L, Amole A, vonRitschl R, DiParte P. Access to the Epidural Space using the Sacral Hiatus in Cadavers. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Boston, MA. May 2010.

5. Sabbag D, Waldron N, Tardie N, Jatt M, Gonzales R, Riascos R, Romero J. Correlation of Internal Carotid Artery Minimal Lumen Diameter with NASCET-Based Percent Stenosis on Mean Diffusivity CT Angiography: What Should We Do When the “Normal” Distal Reference Lumen is no so Normal? American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New York, NY. May 2012.

6. Seidler R, Mulavara A, Kofman I, De Dios Y, Riascos R, Wood S, Bloomberg J. The Effects of Space Flight and a Spaceflight Analog on Neurocognitive Performance: Extent, Longevity, and Neural Bases. NASA, Houston, TX. November 2012.

7. Riascos R. Visual Impairment & Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) Investigator’s Working Group Meeting. Lecture: Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long Duration Microgravity Exposure. National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Consolidate Research Facility, Houston, TX. November 2012.

8. Riascos R. NASA 2013 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Lecture: Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long-Duration Microgravity Exposure. Galveston, TX. February 2013.
9. Hakimelahi R, Riascos R, Uribe T, Cotes C, Heymann J, Chaljub G. Visualization of Proximal Extracranial Facial Nerve on 3D T1 and T2 Sequences on High-Field MR Imager. Association of University Radiologists (AUR), Los Angeles, CA. April 2013.

10. Riascos R, Hasan K, Alperin N, Hakimelahi R, Barr Y, Sargsyan A, Kramer L. Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long-Duration Microgravity Exposure. NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Galveston, TX. Jan 2015.

11. Yuan P, Koppelmans V, Cassady K, Cooke K, De Dios Y, Stepanyan V, Szecsy D, Gadd N, Wood S, Reuter-Lorenz P, Riascos R, Kofman I, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, Seidler R. Increased brain activation for foot movement during 70-day 6° head-down bed rest (HDBR): evidence from fMRI. Neural Control of Movement (NCM) Conference. Charleston, SC. April 2015.

12. Hakimelahi R, Heymann J, Zaza R, Cotes C, Bonfante E, Hasan K, Riascos R. Pituitary height measured along the larger lobe correlate best with pituitary volume when compared to measurements in continuation of the stalk. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

13. K. Cassady, V. Koppelmans, Y. De Dios, V. Stepanyan, D. Szecsy, N. Gadd, S. Wood, P. Reuter-Lorenz, R. Riascos, I. Kofman, J. Bloomberg, A. Mulavara, & R. Seidler. The Effects of Long Duration Bed Rest on Brain Functional Connectivity and Sensorimotor Functioning. 2016 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Galveston, TX. February 8-11, 2016

14. R. D. Seidler, A. P. Mulavara, V. Koppelmans, K. Cassady, I. S. Kofman, Y. E. De Dios, D. L. Szecsy, R. F. Riascos, S. J. Wood, J. J. Bloomberg. Spaceflight Effects on Neurocognitive Performance: Extent, Longevity and Neural Bases. 2016 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Galveston, TX. February 8-11, 2016

15. R. D. Seidler, A. P. Mulavara, V. Koppelmans, K. Cassady, P. Yuan, Y. E. De Dios, D. L. Szecsy, R. F. Riascos, S. J. Wood, J. J. Bloomberg. Long Duration Head Down Tilt Bed Rest Effects on Neurocognitive Performance: Extent, Longevity and Neural Bases. 2016 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Galveston, TX. February 8-11, 2016

16. Riascos Roy, Hasan Khader. Longitudinal Quantitative MRI Measurements in Astronauts with Short and Long-Duration Microgravity E. 2016 NASA Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop, Galveston, TX. Feb 8, 2016 – Feb 11, 2016.

17. M.F.L. Ruitenberg, V. Koppelmans, Y.E. De Dios, N.E. Gadd, S.J. Wood, P.A. Reuter-Lorenz, Riascos R, I. Kofman, J.J. Bloomberg, A.P. Mulavara, & R.D Seidler. Fronto-Parietal Networks are Associated with Multi-Day Savings in Visuomotor Adaptation. 2016 Annual Neural Control of Movement. Montego Bay, Jamaica. April 24-29, 2016.

18. Riascos R., Ruiz D, Godoy-Brewer G, Ramirez-Guzman MG, Bonfante E, Ceja-Moreno H, Quiroz AR. Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Associated To Hepatitis C. A Pediatric Case Report. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

19. Riascos R., Ruiz D, Godoy-Brewer G, Ramirez-Guzman MG, Valenzuela R, Garcia-Posada LM, Navarro-Gomez GS, Sarda-Inman ED. Masticator Space Parasitosis: Rare presentation for a common infection. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

20. Barzin B, Dahjse M, Riascos R., Sitton C, Patel R, Spence S. Radiological outcome following traumatic grade 1 injury in blunt cerebrovascular injury patients: a retrospective analysis of a level 1 trauma center. 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

21. Seidler R. Mulavara A. Koppelmans V. Kofman I. Cassady K. Yuan P. De Dios Y. Gadd N. Riascos R. Wood S. Bloomberg J. Spaceflight Effects on Neurocognitive Performance: Extent, Longevity and Neural Bases [#17029]. 2017 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop A New Dawn: Enabling Human Space Exploration, Galveston, TX April 2017.

22. Koppelmans V. Pasternak O. Bloomberg J. De Dios Y. Wood S. Riascos R. ReuterLorenz P. Kofman I. Mulavara A. Seidler R. Intracranial Fluid Redistribution During a Spaceflight Analog [#17296] Intracranial Fluid Redistribution During 70 Days Of Head Down Tilt Bed Rest . 2017 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop A New Dawn: Enabling Human Space Exploration, Galveston, TX April 2017

23. Seidler R. Mulavara A. Koppelmans V. Kofman I. Cassady K. Yuan P. DeDios Y. Gadd N. Riascos R. Wood S. Bloomberg J. Effects of One Year of Spaceflight on Neurocognetive Function [#17229] . 2017 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop A New Dawn: Enabling Human Space Exploration, Galveston, TX April 2017.

24. Otto C. Ploutz-Snyder R. Sargysan A. Alexander D. Kramer L. Riascos R. Samuels B. Gibson C. Patel N. Lee S. Macias B. Prospective Observational Study of Ocular Health in ISS Crews – The Ocular Health study [#17600] The Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) syndrome causes anatomic and functional alterations to the vision system. 2017 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop A New Dawn: Enabling Human Space Exploration, Galveston, TX April 2017.

25. Riascos R. Hasan K. Arash K. Mwangi B. Behzad B. Hakimelahi R. Sargsyan A. Kramer L. Longitudinal Analysis of Quantitative Brain MRI in Astronauts Following Microgravity Exposure [#17541] To retrospectively analyze data acquired on astronauts pre and post flight to help identify quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (qMRI) changes in visual system. 2017 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop A New Dawn: Enabling Human Space Exploration, Galveston, TX April 2017.

26. Jobanputra K, Simonetta AB, Riascos R, Sitton C: ASPECTS Reporting: Standardizing CT brain Stroke Protocol Evaluation to Better Patient Triage, Enhance Final Outcomes and Promote Research. Presented at the 55th American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

27. Jobanputra K, Ugalde I, Bonfante-Mejia E, Kamali A, Riascos R, Patel R. Pediatric Head and Neck Injury: Statistical Analysis of Multiple Factors Associated with Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury on CTA. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

28. Jobanputra K, Ugalde I, Bonfante E, Kamali A, Riascos R, Patel R. Pediatric Head and Neck Injury: Statistical Analysis of Multiple Factors Associated with Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury on CTA. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

29. Patel R, Jobanputra K, Kamali A, Jacob R, Bonfante E, Riascos R. “Primary Diffuse Leptomeningeal Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNL-PNET)” a Challenging Diagnosis in Pediatric Population: Case Report and Review of Literature. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

30. Valenzuela R, Ramirez-Guzman M, Ocasio L, Cano-Duran A, Riascos R. Imaging Features of Primary Trigeminal Nerve Tumors: Case Series and Review of Literature. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

31. Valenzuela R, Riascos R, Ocasio L, Ramirez M, Marcus D, Cano-Duran A. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Cranial MRI Findings in Correlation With Direct Venous Sinus Pressure Measurements. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

32. Jobanputra K, Ugalde I, Bonfante-Mejia E, Kamali A, Riascos R, Patel R. Pediatric Head and Neck Injury: Statistical Analysis of Multiple Factors Associated with Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury on CTA. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

33. Ocasio L, Riascos R, Bonfante E, Sitton C. Curved planar reformation of images from neck CTA used for screening blunt cerebrovascular injury. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

34. Stuart C, Riascos R, Patel R, Kamali, A. Use of Quantitative Diffusion-weighted Mr imaging (DWI) in differentiating Glioblastoma and Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

35. Riascos R, Kamali, A. Longitudinal Analysis of Quantitative Brain MRI in Astronauts Following Microgravity Exposure. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

36. Riascos R, Kamali A. Pre- and Post-Flight Size Comparison of the Major Dural Venous Sinuses in Astronauts. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

37. Syed M, Riascos R, Patel R. Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts: Correlation Of MRI Findings With Clinical Outcome. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

38. Kamali A, Patel R, Riascos R. Tracing ventral and dorsal language streams of the human brain using high resolution diffusion tensor tractography on 3T. Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Vancouver BC, Canada June 2-7, 2018.

39. Ballester L, Gurangong L, Zorofchian S, Vantaku V, Putluri V, Yan Y, Arevalo O, Riascos R, Sreekumar A, Esquenazi Y, Putluri N, Zhu J. Metabolomic Analysis of CSF Differentiates Primary and Metastic CNS Tumors from Non-Neoplastic Disease. Presented at The American Association of Neuropathologists, Inc. (AANP) Louisville, KY June 9, 2018.

Scientific Exhibits

1. Fuentes J, Riascos R. Percutaneous Fixation of Sacroiliac Diastasis with CT guidance. XXVII Colombian Radiology Meeting. Cartagena, Colombia. Oct 2002.

2. Riascos R, Haberman A, Vu L, Nishino T. A Novel approach to Percutaneous Intraspinal Navigation through the Sacral Hiatus: CT Evaluation off Caudal vs Lumbar Access. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New Orleans, LA. June 2008.

3. Riascos R, Patel N, Mikus J, Amin V, Pernas F. Identification of the Intra- and Extracranial Course of the Seventh Cranial Nerve in High Resolution 3D Isovolumetric 3 Tesla MRI: Clinical Significance. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2011.

4. Smith A, Pine H, Riascos R. Novel Case and Review of Duplicated Internal Auditory Canals. Triologic Society Combined Sections Meeting, Miami, FL. January 2012.

5. Riascos R, Chiu A, Kramer L, Sargasyan A. Evaluation of the Axial versus Sagittal Diameters of the Optic Nerve and Optic Nerve Sheath Using Isovolumetric Multiplanar 3T MR Imaging. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New York, NY. May 2012.

6. Riascos R, Hasan K, Alperin N, Hakimelahi R, Barr Y, Sargsyan A, Kramer L. Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and Cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long‐Duration Microgravity Exposure. NASA Houston, TX. November 2012.

7. Hakimelahi R, Riascos R, Hasan KM, Heymann J, Cotes C, Sargsyan A, Alperin N. Kramer L. 3 Tesla MR Characterization of the Optic Nerve Sheath in Astronauts. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). San Diego, CA. May 2013

8. Heymann J, Hakimelahi R, Uribe Acosta T, Cotes C, Riascos R. Novel Finding of Optic Nerve Central T2 Hypointensity utilizing 3 Tesla MR Imaging American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Washington DC. May 2013.

9. Chang D, Hargens A, Lotz J, Riascos R, Walker K. Risk of Intervertebral Disc Damage after Prolonged Space Flight. IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sports. Monte Carlo, Monaco. April 2014.

10. Riascos R, Hasan K, Alperin N, Hakimelahi R, Barr Y, Sargsyan A, Kramer L. Association of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters of Optic Tracts and cerebral White Matter Tracts with Visual Impairment and Structural Changes of the Eyes and Optic Nerves in Long-Duration Microgravity Exposure. NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop. Galveston, TX. February 2014.

11. Ashikyan O, Riascos R, Firouzbakht F, Layer L, Vu L. Cadaveric Study of Percutaneous Cervical Epidural Catheterization through the Sacral Hiatus. American Society of Spinal Radiology (ASSR), Miami Beach, FL. February 2014.

12. Hakimelahi R, Cotes C, Heymann J, Ashikyan O, Riascos R. Midsagittal Pituitary Measurement Exaggerates Pituitary Height when compared to Coronal Measurement with 3 Tesla Magnet. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Montreal, Canada. May 2014.

13. Cassady K, Koppelmans V, Yuan P, Cooke K, De Dios Y, Stepanyan V, Szcey D, Gadd N, Wood S, Reuter-Lorenz P, Riascos R, Kofman I, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, Seidler R. The effects of long duration bed rest as a spaceflight analogue on resting state sensorimotor network functional connectivity and neurocognitive performance. Neural Control of Movement (NCM) Conference. Charleston, SC. April 2015.

14. Papasozomenos H, Sitton C, Friedman E, Choi J, Riascos R. Utility of CT Guided Spinal Biopsy in Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Osteomyelitis and Discitis. Scientific Exhibit. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

15. Bonfante E, Koenig M, Perinjelil V, Adejumo R, Riascos R: Imaging Findings in Kearns Sayre Syndrome: A Typical Case of an Infrequent Pathology. Scientific Exhibit. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

16. Yuan P, Koppelmans V, Reuter-Lorenz PA, De Dios YE, Szecsy D, Gadd N, Wood SJ, Riascos R, Kofman I, Bloomberg JJ, Mulavara AP, Seidler RD. Increased Dual-Task Cost During 70-Day 6® Head-Down Bed Rest (HDBR): A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Study. 45th Annual Society of Neuroscience Conference (SFN). Chicago, IL. October 17-21, 2015.

17. Susana Calle, MD; Rafael Madero; Eliana E. Bonfante-Mejia, MD; Roy F. Riascos, MD. Implementation of a Dynamic Teaching File by Using a Software App (Microsoft OneNote) for Radiology Education. Association of University of Radiologists 64th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. March 29-April 1, 2016

18. Zheng S, Alperin, N, Riascos R. Calloso-Forniceal Distance – Novel Imaging Method of Quantifying Intracranial Compartmental Volumes. Scientific Exhibit. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

19. Riascos R., Bonfante E, Choi J, Mora J, Sitton S, Spence S. Causes of Spinal Hemorrhage in a Level One Trauma Center. Scientific Exhibit. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

20. Stoffey R, Sitton C, Bhattacharjee M, Riascos R. Papillary Craniopharyngioma Presenting as a Purely Intraventricular Lesion in an Adult. Scientific Exhibit. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

21. Riascos R, Simonetta AB, Valenzuela R, Ramirez M, Ocasio L. Rare Case of Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord Secondary to Nitrous Oxide Abuse at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ANSR) 55th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, April 24-27, 2017.

22. Jobanputra K, Ugalde I, Bonfante-Mejia E, Kamali A, Riascos R, Patel R. Pediatric Head and Neck Injury: Statistical Analysis of Multiple Factors Associated with Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury on CTA. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Long Beach, CA, April 24-27.

23. Kamali A., Patel R., Riascos R, Mirbagheri S. Mapping the amygdalo-diencephalic connections of the human limbic system. Presented at the 55th Annual American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Long Beach CA, April 24-27,2017

Educational Exhibits

1. Gonzalez R, Martinez S, Riascos R. The current use of conventional Sialography for the diagnosis of Sjogren Syndrome. XXIV Colombian Radiology Congress. Cali, Colombia. 1999.

2. Gonzalez R, Martinez S, Riascos R. Choledocal ectopic pancreas: a case report XXIV Colombian Radiology Congress. Cali, Colombia. 1999.

3. Gonzalez R, Martinez, Riascos R. Urethral Polyp: A Case Report and Review of the Literatura. XXIV Colombian Radiology Congress. Cali, Colombia. 1999.

4. Riascos R. Central Nervous System Development and Anomalies seen on Ultrasound. Hospital de San Jose, Bogotá, Colombia. Promotion presentation from first to second year in Residency program. Hospital de San Jose. February 2000.

5. Oxeula M, Riascos R. Klippel-Treneunay Syndrome, Case Report: Poster Presentation. XXV Colombian Radiology Congress, Cartagena. 2000.

6. Martinez S, Riascos R, Molano E, Madero G. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, between the “Inferno” and the Normality. Hospital de San Jose. XXV Colombian Radiology Congress. Cartagena, Colombia. 2000.

7. Riascos R, Martinez S, Molano E, Fuentes J. Vascular anomalies of soft Tissues: Doppler and MR findings. XXV Colombian Radiology Congress. Cartagena, Colombia. 2000.

8. Fuentes J, Martinez S, Riascos R, et al. Aortic Arch Interruption seen in 3D Angio MR. Presentation of two cases XXVI Colombian Radiology Congress. Cartagena, Colombia. 2001.

9. Lozada A, Riascos R, Martinez S, et al. MR and CT in Selar Pathology. XXVIII Colombian Radiology Meeting. Cartagena, Colombia. 2003.

10. Riascos R, Martinez S, Martinez F, et al. Imaging and Therapeutics of Juvenile Nasoangiofibroma. XXVIII Colombian Radiology Meeting. Cartagena, Colombia. 2003.

11. Martinez S, Gimenez A, Franquet T, Riascos R, Betancourt S, Baquero R. Intrathoracic complications of connective tissue disorders: CT and MR Findings. Bogota, Colombia. Thoracic Imaging Meeting (STR), Miami, FL. March 2003.

12. Betancourt S, Carrillo JA, Martinez S, Restrepo CS, Franquet T, Riascos R, et al. New trends in eosinophilic lung diseases: clinical, radiological, and pathological correlation. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 89th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. November 2003.

13. Luegas B, Martinez S, Carillo J, Riascos R, et al. Pulmonary Edema. Acad.emic Exhibit, XXIX Colombian Radiology Meeting, Cartagena, Colombia. October 2004

14. Riascos R, Villalon J, Borrero L. MELAS: Use of MR and MR Spectroscopy in The Diagnosis. Poster presentation, XXIX Colombian Radiology Meeting, Cartagena, Colombia. October 2004.

15. Mancera G, Borrero L, Riascos R, Munoz L. Craniosinostosis, Diagnosis Using 3D CT Reconstructions. Academic Exhibit, XXIX Colombian Radiology Meeting, Cartagena, Colombia. October 2004.

16. Riascos R, Martinez S, Borrero L, Lozada A. Schwannomas of the Cranial Nerves. National Radiology Meeting, Colombian Society of Radiology. Cartagena, Colombia. October 2004.

17. Riascos R, Martinez S, Borrero L, Villalon J, Betancourt S. Radiological Features of Mitochondrial Mutations with Brain Involvement: Pictorial Review. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. November 2004.

18. Riascos R, Ruiz M, Ospina R, Vargas D, Martinez S. Learning How to Apply and Use an Easy to Use e-learning Platform in Radiology Teaching. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. November 2004.

19. Palacios E, Cuellar H, Riascos R. Imaging of the Denervation of the Trigeminal nerve. Meeting of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, San Francisco, CA. September 2005.

20. Palacios E, Riascos R, Cuellar H. Imaging of Laryngocele, Meeting of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, San Francisco, CA. September 2005.

21. Riascos R, Rojas R, Borrero L. Imaging of Mitochondrial Cytopathies. XVIII meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Puerto Rico, June 2006.

22. Cuellar H, Riascos R, Palacios E, Rojas R. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome. XVIII Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Puerto Rico, June 2006.

23. Riascos R, Cuellar H, Palacio E, Rojas R Trigeminal Nerve Denervation. XVIII Meeting of the Ibero-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), Puerto Rico, June 2006.

24. Martinez F, Riascos R, Alavi A, Davaus T. FDG-PET and FDG-PET MR Imaging Co-Registration in Brain Tumor Recurrence versus Radiation Changes. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2006.

25. Riascos R, Martinez S, Restrepo S, et al. Exhibit Supraclavicular Triangle in the Thoracic Inlet: A Pictorial Review, The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, 2006. November 2006.

26. Uribe T, Riascos R, vonRitschl R. Comparison of 3D 64-Channel Multidetector versus 3D Digital Subtraction Angiography in the Detection of Intracranial Aneurysms. IBERO-Latin American Congress of Neuroradiology (SILAN). Seville, Spain, April 2007.

27. Jadhav S, Sawakar A, Jaggi S, Talwar I, Riascos R, Swischuk L. Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System: A Comprehensive Pictorial Review and Approach to Diagnosis. Educational Exhibit. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. November 2007.

28. Restrepo C, Riascos R, Martinez S. Cardiovascular Complications of Cocaine Abuse: Pathophysiology and Imaging Overview, educational exhibit. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2007.

29. Ernst R, Hughes D, Oto A, Tamm E, Riascos R, Nishino T, Chaljub G. Web-Based Broadcast of the Radiology Noon Conference. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. November 2007.

30. Guinto F, Riascos R, Uribe T. Imaging of Isolated Abducens Nerve Palsy. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2007.

31. Oto A, Ernst R, Ghulmiyyah L, Riascos R, Saade G, Hughes D, Chaljub G. Role of MRCP in Evaulation of Pregnant Patients with Acute Pancreaticobiliary Disease. Presentation, American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Washington DC. 2008.

32. Ocazionez D, Vargas D, Restrepo C, Angel L, Riascos R, Martinez S. Relapsing Polychondritis: An Imaging Overview. American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Washington, DC. May 2008.

33. Riascos R, Uribe T, Von Ritschl R, Chaljub G. Pitfalls in the Detection of Intracranial Aneurysm With 3D 64-Channel Multidetector. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New Orleans, LA. June 2008.

34. Riascos R, Mikus J, Villalon J, Borrero L, Amole A, Chaljub G. Imaging Findings to Differentiate Mitochondrial Cytopathies. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New Orleans, LA. June 2008.

35. Riascos R, Hughes D, Restrepo S, Parada S, Jadhav S. HIV Manifestation in the Head and Neck. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New Orleans, LA. June 2008.

36. Rojas R, Prachi D, Riascos R, Nagamani P, Hackney D, Rafeeque B. Diffusion Tensor-based 3 Dimensional Evaluation of Deep Nuclei, White Matter Tracts, and Cranial Nerves. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. December 2008.

37. Jadhav S, Riascos R, Vu, Lisa, Wong S, Palacio D, Nishino T, et al. Comparison between PACS Multiplanar Reformats and Sharpening Tool in the Detection of Spinal Lesions in Trauma Using 64 Multidetector CT. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. December 2008.

38. Jadhav S, Riascos R, Palacio D, Swischuk L. Pediatric Elbow Trauma: A Comprehensive Pictorial Review with Diagnostic Pearls. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2008.

39. Riascos R, Lemos D, Restrepo C, Jadhav S, Restrepo R, Resnick D. Meniscal Tears, Beyond the Lines and Triangles: What the Clinician Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2009.

40. Jadhav S, Riascos R, More S, Swischuk L. Extensor Mechanism of the Knee: A Comprehensive Review of Anatomy, and Imaging of Pathology. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2009.

41. Riascos R, Caldas M, Jadhav S, Swischuk L. Where Does that Brain Anomaly Come from? The Tale of the Developing Brain. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2009.

42. Kazan-Tannus J, Wolfe G, Uribe T, Riascos R. Multidetector CT Findings of Perforated Appendicitis. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2009.

43. Riascos R, Caldas M, Nishino T. How to Create 3D Volumetric Medical Diagrams Using the New Tools of PowerPoint 2007. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2009.

44. Riascos R, Gonzalez J, Rojas R. Getting to Know Radiation Induced Changes in the Brain—What the Clinician Needs to Know. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Boston, MA. May 2010.

45. Riascos R, Lazor, J, Hereford J, Martinez F, Figueroa R, Castillano J. Imaging and Anatomic Features of Juvenille Angiofibroma—What the Clinician Needs to Know. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Boston, MA. May 2010.

46. Hazany S, Colen R, Parva P, Bhadelia R, Riascos R, Rojas R. Interactive Two- and Three-Dimensional Anatomic Atlas of the Human Brain White Matter Based on Fiber Tractography and Diffusion Tensor Color Maps. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2010.

47. Lemos D, Riascos R, Resnick D. MRI of Hidden and Not So Hidden Lesions of the Rotator Interval: An Approach to Biceps Tendon Instability and Pulley Lesions. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2010.

48. Riascos R, Lemos D, Jadhav S, Resnik D. Tear or No Tear? Imaging Approach to MRI Findings of Labral Lesions with Emphasis on the Collagen Architecture of the Labrum. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2010.

49. Riascos R, Lazor J, Caldas M, Jadhav S, Swischuk L. What is Going on in that Posterior Fossa? The Tale of the Development of the Posterior Fossa. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2010.

50. Hazany S, Telischak N, Colen R, Bhadelia R, Riascos R, Rojas R. Semantic Language Processing in Bilinguals: A Functional MR Imaging Study. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Seattle, WA. June 2011.

51. Riascos R, Torres C, Hurteau-Miller J, Davila J, Swischuk L. Pediatric Ultrasound in the Detection of Skin-Covered Spinal Anomalies: Review of the Technique, Embryology and Pathology of Congenital Spinal Disease. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Seattle, WA. June 2011.

52. Hazany S, Telischak N,·Colen R,·Parva P, Bhadelia R,·Riascos R, Rojas R. Do You Know Your White Matter Fiber Tracts? Fiber Tractography and Diffusion Tensor Color Maps of Human Brain White Matter: An Interactive Anatomical Atlas in Quiz Format. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Seattle, WA. June 2011.

53. Riascos R, Colen R, Rojas R, Gonzalez J. Pseudoresponse and Pseudoprogression: What Is This All About? American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Seattle, WA. June 2011.

54. Bonfante E, Riascos R, Supsupin E, El Khoury R, Patino M, Sitton C. Troubleshooting Stroke Mimics and Concealed Strokes: The Neurologist and the Neuroradiologist’s Perspective. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Seattle, WA. June 2011.

55. Kirschner, K, Riascos R, Casey K. Current Applications of Audience Response Systems to Aid Radiology Resident Education. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2011.

56. Lemos D, Riascos R, Meyer R, Endres N, Higgins T. Imaging of Acetabular Labral Lesions with Emphasis on the Collagen Architectural Framework of the Labrum and with Arthroscopic Hip Correlation. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2011.

57. Jadhav S, More S, Riascos R, Rao R, Swischuk L. Popliteus: A Comprehensive Review of Anatomy, Function, and Imaging of Popliteus and Associated Pathologies with 3D Illustrations. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2011

58. Bonfante E, Koenig M, Riascos R. Supsupin E. Mitochondrial Disease in Children. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), New York, NY. May 2012.

59. Jadhav S, Rao R, More S, Riascos R, Panchbhavi V, Swischuk L, Katabathina V. CSA Comprehensive Review of Pre and Post-surgical Imaging in Flatfoot. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
60. Jadhav S, Rao R, More S, Riascos R, Swischuk L. The Rotator Cuff Footprint: Normal Anatomy‚ Novel Concepts and Pathology with 3D Illustrations. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
61. Jadhav S, More S, Priddy N, Riascos R, Swischuk L. Beyond Impingement: Comprehensive Review of Imaging of Anterior Knee Fat Pads and Associated Pathologies with 3D Illustrations. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
62. Restrepo C, Betancourt Cuellar S, Riascos R. Imaging of Oncologic Emergencies: What Every Radiologist Should Know. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
63. Uribe T, Riascos R, Hakimelahi R, Cotes C. Rediscovering the Limbic System with Functional MR and Isotropic Acquisitions Obtained in a 3T MR. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
64. Cotes C, Riascos R, Parada S, Hakimelahi R, Caldas M, Swischuk L. Interactive Explanation of Holoprosencephalic Developmental Anomalies. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
65. Riascos R, Heymann J, Jadhav S, Cotes C, Hakimelahi R, Kirschner K. Using Prezi in Radiology Education: A New Exciting Tool for Presentations. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL. November 2012.
66. Riascos R, Hakimelahi R, Cotes C, Heymann J, Lotz J, Hargens A. New Imaging Strategies to Detect Effects of Microgravity on the Inter-vertebral Disc of Astronauts. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). San Diego, CA. May 2013.

67. Hakimelahi R, Uribe T, Heymann J, Cotes C, Chaljub G, Riascos R. Visualization of Proximal Extracranial Facial Nerve on 3D T1 Weighted Sequences on High Field MR Scanner. American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Washington DC. May 2013.

68. Riascos R, Cotes C, Cueller H, Rojas R, Figueroa R, Chow A, Palacios E. Anatomical Bases of the Trigeminal Nerve Denervation Patterns. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. December 2013.

69. Riascos R, Cotes C, Artunduaga M, Lal A, Heymann J, Hakimelahi R, Swischuk L. Where Does that Tumor Come from? Embryological Bases of Hindbrain Masses. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. December 2013.

70. Bonfante E, Koenig M, Adejumo R, Riascos R. The Neuroimaging of Leigh Syndrome Revisited in the Era of Genetics. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Montreal, Canada. May 2014.

71. Lee J, Heymann J, Gutierrez J, Riascos R. Milestone Project: New Challenges in Neuroradiology Graduate Medical Education. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Montreal, Canada. May 2014.

72. Torres C.H., Riascos R, Hurteau J, Cotes C. Ultrasound of the Spine in Newborns: A Great Screening Tool for Assessment of Anatomy, Normal Variants and Congenital Spinal Anomalies. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. Dec 2014.

73. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Cotes C, Hakimelahi R. Imaging of Craniocervical Junction Traumatic Injuries: What the Clinician Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL. Dec 2014.

74. Kramer L, Hasan K, Riascos R, Otto C. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Relevance to Space Medicine. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

75. Gule-Monroe M, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Unusual Intracranial Aneurysms: Imaging and Management Challenges. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

76. Kamali A, Lin D, Sair H, Motuzko E, Mirbagheri S, Hasan K, Riascos R. Unraveling the Fornix and Stria Terminalis Connections of the Human Brain. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

77. Kamali A, Sair H, Riascos R, Zamora C, Jasti S, Hasan K. Mapping the Amydalofugal Tract of the Human Brain Limbic System. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

78. Kamali A, Riascos R, Jasti S, Mirbagheri S, Hasan K. Tracing the Thalamo-Limbic Connections of the Human Brain Using High Spatial Resolution Diffusion Tensor Tractography on 3T. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

79. Riascos R, Bonfante B, Cotes C, Sitton C, Gule-Monroe M, Papasozomenos H. Update in Subaxial Cervical Trauma; What the Clinician Needs to Know. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015.

80. Bonfante E, Patel R, Heresi G, Riascos R: Cerebellar Infections in Children: Clinical and Imaging Vignettes. Scientific Exhibit. 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Chicago, IL. April 25-30, 2015

81. Patel R, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Pictorial Review: Imaging of Head & Neck Emergencies, What Radiologists Need to Know. ASHNR 49th Annual Meeting. Naples, Florida. September 9-13, 2015

82. Riascos R, McCarty J, Dornhoffer J, Angtuaco E, Fitzgerald R . Build-A-Box: A Stepwise Approach to Middle Ear Anatomy. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

83. Bonfante E, Riascos R., Patel R, Friedman E. Brain MRI in Patients with Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS): Troubleshooting and Improving Quality. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

84. Bonfante E, Riascos R., Sitton S, Patel R, Hughes K, Johnston J. Brain MRI findings in Chiari II Malformation. Evolving from Fetal to Neonatal. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

85. Bonfante E, Choi J, Supsupin E, Riascos R.. Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma: Pearls and Pitfalls of the Newer Classification Systems. 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

86. Kamali A, Riascos R.. Revealing the Thalamo-Amygdaloid Connection of the Human Brain. 54rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Washington, May 23-25, 2016.

87. Patel R, Chinapuvvula R, Khanpara S, Bawa S, Kamali A, Bonfante E, Riascos R “Case Based Review of Newer AOSpine Thoracolumbar Injury Classification System: A Radiologist’s Prospective” Educational Exhibit Presented at American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) annual meeting 2018 at Scottsdale, AZ.

88. Banker L, Bennett K, Koppelmans, V, Riascos R, Gadd N, Kafman I, De Dios Y, J Bloomberg, Mulavara A, Seidler R. Neural and behavioral sensorimotor adaptation changes in astronauts during spaceflight. Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting Santa Fe, NM April 30, 2018.

89. Hupfeld K, Koppelmans V, Lee J, Gadd N, Kofman I, De Dios Y, Riascos R, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, Seidler R. Functional vestibular cortical changes with spaceflight. Neural Control of Movement Annual Meeting Santa Fe, NM April 30, 2018.

90. Ballester L.Y., Gurangong L, Zorofchian S, Vantaku V, Putluri V, Yan Y, Arevalo-Espejo O, Riascos R, Sreekumar A, Esquenazi Y.L., Putluri N, Zhu J. Metabolomic Analysis of CSF Differentiates Primary and Metastatic CNS Tumors from Non-Neoplastic Disease. AANP Meeting June 2018.

91. Belousova T, Jaitly V, Arevalo-Espejo O, Riascos R, Liu J, Esquenazi Y, Bhattacharjee M, Ballester L. Y. CSF cytology in the evaluation of primary and metastatic CNS malignancies. AANP Meeting June 2018.

92. Patel R, Kamali A, Ocasio L, Calle S, Arevalo O, Rabiei P, Khanpara S, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Presurgical Localization of Eloquent Brain Structures: A Case Based Review. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

93. Patel R, Syed M, Jacob R, Kamali A, Rabiei P, Khanpara R, Bonfante E, Riascos R. MR Spectroscopy in Pediatric Neuroimaging: Current indications and Future Implications. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

94. Patel R, Kamali A, Ocasio L, Calle S, Arevalo O, Rabiei P, Khanpara S, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Functional MRI (fMRI) in Presurgical Planning: How we do it. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

95. Calle S, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Implementation of the Game-based Learning Platform, Kahoot, in Radiology Resident Training. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

96. Calle S, Bonfante E, Riascos R. Training and Assessment of First-year Resident Milestones in Neuroradiology Using the Educational Platform Thinkific. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

97. Bohanan M, Kamali A, Rabiei P, Arevalo O, Patel R, Riascos R. Differential Diagnoses of Cerebral Aqueduct/Periaqueductal Lesions. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

98. Patel R, Sitton C, Kamali A, Syed M, Arevalo O, Calle S, Bonfante E, Riascos R, Adesina O. Clinical and Imaging Correlation of Afferent and Efferent Visual Pathways Defects: A Case Based Review. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

99. Patel R, Chinapuvvula N, Bawa P, Kamali A, Khanpara S, Bonfante E, Riascos R. AO Spine Subaxial Cervical Spine Traumatic Injury Classification: Radiologist’s Primer. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

100. Khanpara S, Patel R, Rabiei P, Arevalo A, Kamali A, Bonfante E, Riascos R, Westmark K. Unusual Appearance of Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts Supporting a Common Embryologic Origin with the Rathke’s Cleft Cyst: Case Review Series. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). Vancouver BC, Canada, June 2-7, 2018.

Other: Research Activities

1. Implementing e-learning Platforms in Radiology Teaching. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2006

2. Riascos R, Mikus JR, Guinto F, Worthley P, Chaljub G, Von Ritschl R. Teaching file of Neuroradiology, 1246 cases digitized in worksheet most path-proven. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
3. Saade G, Jain S, Riascos R. Pilot Study of Serial Fetal MRI to Predict Neonatal Neuro Deficit in Prolonged Premature Rupture of Membranes in Premature Delivery. IRB approved, Radiology approved, including patients in study. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

4. Riascos R, Layer L, Haberman A, Vu L, Nishino T, Von Ritschl R. Percutaneous Intraspinal Navigation Placement of Angiographic Catheters in the Subarachnoid. Space through a Sacral Access. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

5. Riascos R, Vu L, Palacio D, Ethridge K, Jadhav S, Patel J, Wong S, Praisoody S. Contribution of Routine Axial Imaging vs PACS based MPR images, Sharpening Algorithm and Thin Slice Neuroimaging in 64 multidetector CT in the detection of spinal and Pelvic Trauma. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

6. Potnuru P, Riascos R. Optimal Measurement of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Using 3 Tesla MRI

7. Riascos R, Chiu A, Kramer L, Sargasyan A. Evaluation of the Axial versus Sagittal Diameters of the Optic Nerve and Optic Nerve Sheath Using Isovolumetric Multiplanar 3 T MR Imaging
8. Sabbag D, Waldron N, Tardie N, Jatt M, Gonzales R, Riascos R, Romero J. Correlation of Internal Carotid Artery Minimal Lumen Diameter with NASCET-Based Percent Stenosis on Mean Diffusivity CT Angiography: What Should We Do When the “Normal” Distal Reference Lumen Is Not So Normal?

9. Coordination of Teaching file of Neuroradiology, 1246 Cases Digitized in Worksheet Most Path-Proven. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. 2006-2014.
10. Principle Investigators: Riascos R, Kirschner K. Design-A-Case, in junction with the office of the Vice Dean for Medical Education, I lead a project for the integration of Radiology into the Medical Curriculum of the third and fourth year medical students through interactive web cases. This year we worked with the students in our selective to create the head trauma and upper abdominal pain modules.

11. Sargsyan A, Riascos R, Kramer L. Created “Guidelines for Increased Intracranial Pressure Measurement Using 3 Tesla MRI”. In cooperation with NASA- Wyle Laboratories and UTHSC Houston, TX

12. Lindsey J, Nelson F, Freeman L, Lincoln J, Riascos R. The MedImmune 551-1155 NMO Study Team CD-IA-MEDI-551-1155: A Phase 2/3, Double-masked, Placebo-controlled Study with Open-Label Period to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MEDI-551 in Adult Subjects with Neuromyelitis Optica and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders.

13. Riascos R, Bonfante E, Willis E, Foss P. Project with UTHealth Students on Retrospective Review of Spine Trauma Using CT and MR.

14. Sargsyan A, Riascos R, Kramer L, Hasan K. Project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Brain qMRI Metrics in Astronauts as a Unique Occupational Group

Videos and Multimedia:

1. Ruiz M, Riascos R, Prada D, Arias S, et al. CD Neuroanatomy Section of the Anatomy Museum “Museo de Anatomía, Sección de Neuroanatomía: Publicaciones Universidad El Bosque 1988

E. Visiting Professorships

1. Medical College of Georgia, 2014.

2. McGill University Visiting Professor Program. Lecture: Imaging of Trauma to the Craniocervical Junction: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Montreal, Canada. May 2015.

3. CNS Infection. Neuroradiology Noon Lecture, Mass General Hospital Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. January 2016.

4. International Visiting Professorship RSNA. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, February 2018.

Honors and Awards

  • 1995-96 Harvard Medical School Clerkship awarded by the Escuela
    Colombiana de Medicina to the top medical students of the class
  • 1997 Honorary Mention
    Ruiz M, Riascos R, Prada D, Arias S, et al. Neuroanatomy Museum on CD” EL Bosque University Research Meeting, Bogota, Colombia
  • 1999-2004 Evaluated in the top 5 highest scores for teachers 5 years in a row.
    Medical School, Fundación Universitarias de Ciencias de la Salud
  • Oct 2002 Bronze medal for poster presentation
    Fuentes J, Riascos R. Percutaneous Fixation of Sacroiliac Diastasis with CT guidance. XXI Inter-American College of Radiology (CIR) Meeting. XXVII Colombian Radiology Meeting. Cartagena, Colombia
  • Dec 2003 Best Resident Distinction
    Radiology Department Hospital
    De San Jose Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Bogota, Colombia
  • Nov 2004 Invitation for publication in Radiographics
    Riascos R, Ruiz M. Learning How to Apply and Use an Easy to Use e-learning Platform in Radiology Teaching. Inforad presentation. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Oct 2004 Bronze Medal Scientific Presentation
    Munoz C, Riascos R. Thoracic pseudotumor. Colombian Society of Radiology National Meeting. Cartagena, Colombia
  • Oct 2004 Gold Medal Exhibit for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Martinez F, Rojas R, Cuellar H. Schwannomas of the Cranial Nerves. National Radiology Meeting, Colombian Society of Radiology. Cartagena, Colombia
  • Apr 2005 Certificate of Merit Award
    Riascos R, Rojas R, Cuellar H. Neuroimaging Manifestations of Mitochondrial Cytopathies: LSU Radiology Department, Academic Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Apr 2005 Certificate of Merit Award, Academic Exhibit
    Restrepo C, Riascos R, Hatta A, Rojas R. Neurofibromatosis Type 1; Spinal manifestations of a Systemic Disease. LSU Radiology Department Academic meeting. New Orleans, LA
  • June 2006 Certificate of Merit, Second Prize for Exhibit
    Riascos R, Rojas R, Cuellar H. Mitochondrial Cytopathies. XVIII Meeting of the IBERO-Latin-American Society of Neuroradiology (SILAN), San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • July 2006 First Prize Best Neuroscience Poster, MSSRP UTMB 2006
    Kumfa P, Riascos R, Von Ritschl R. Research, UTMB Medical School Summer Research project–The University of Texas Medical Branch Neurological Sciences. Comparison of 3D 64-Channel Multidetector versus 3D Digital Subtraction Angiography in the Detection of Intracranial Aneurysms – Preliminary Report
  • Nov 2006 Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Martinez S, Restrepo S, et al. Exhibit Supraclavicular Triangle in the Thoracic Inlet: A Pictorial Review. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2007 Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit
    Ernst R; Hughes D, Oto A; Riascos R; Nishino T. Web-based Broadcast for the Radiology Noon Conference. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2007 Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Guinto F, Riascos R; Uribe T. Exhibit Imaging of Isolated Abducens Nerve Palsy. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • May 2008 Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit
    Ocazionez D, Vargas D, Restrepo C, Angel L, Riascos R, Martinez S. Relapsing Polychondritis: An Imaging Overview. ARRS, Washington DC
  • Nov 2008 Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit
    Jadhav S, Riascos R, Palacio D, Swischuk L. Pediatric Elbow Trauma: A Comprehensive Pictorial Review with Diagnostic Pearls. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • 2008 Nominated for the Teacher of the year Award the University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School
  • Nov 2009 Excellence in Design Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Vasquez, M, Jadhav S, Swischuk L. Where Does that Brain Anomaly come from? The Tale of the Developing Brain. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2009 Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Vasquez, M, Jadhav S, Swischuk L. Where Does that Brain Anomaly come from? The Tale of the Developing Brain. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2009 Magna Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Lemos D, Restrepo C, Jadhav S, Restrepo R, Resnick D. Meniscal Tears: Beyond Lines and Triangles—What the Clinician Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Mar 2010 Faculty Marshall, Medical School Commencement 2010, UTMB
  • May 2010 Cum Laude Award
    Riascos R, Lazor, J, Hereford J, Martinez F, Figueroa R, Castillano J. Imaging and Anatomic Features of Juvenile Angiofibroma—What the Clinician Needs to Know. American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Boston MA
  • Nov 2010 Cum Laude with Excellence in Design Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Lemos D, Jadhav S, Resnik D. Tear or No Tear? Imaging Approach to MRI Findings of Labral Lesions with Emphasis on the Collagen Architecture of the Labrum. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2010 Magna Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Lazor J, Caldas M, Jadhav S, Swischuk L.
    What is Going on in that Posterior Fossa? The Tale of the Development of the Posterior Fossa. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • June 2011 Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Bonfante E, Riascos R, Supsupin EP, El Khoury R, Patino MO, Sitton CW. Troubleshooting Stroke Mimics and Concealed Strokes: The Neurologist and the Neuroradiologist’s Perspective. Radiological Society of North America (ASNR), Seattle, WA
  • Nov 2011 Certificate of Merit for Educational Exhibit
    Lemos D, Riascos R, Meyer R, Endres N, Higgins T, Imaging of Acetabular Labral Lesions with Emphasis on the Collagen Architectural Framework of the Labrum and with Arthroscopic Hip Correlation. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
    Nov 2011 Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Jadhav S, More S, Riascos R, Rao R, Swischuk L. Popliteus: A Comprehensive Review of Anatomy‚ Function, and Imaging of Popliteus and Associated Pathologies with 3D Illustrations. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Nov 2011 Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Patel N, Mikus JR, Amin V, Pernas F, Maeso P. Identification of the Intra- and Extracranial Course of the Seventh Cranial Nerve in High-Resolution 3D Isovolumetric 3 Tesla MRI: Clinical Significance. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • 2011 Certificate of Participation in Recognition of Service and Dedication to Medical Education awarded by the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions of the UTMB School of Medicine
  • June 2012 Best Neuroscience Poster, MSSRP UTMB 2012
    Potnuru P, Riascos R. Optimal Measurement of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Using 3 Tesla MRI. The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Nov 2012 Magna Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Cotes C, Riascos R, Parada S, Hakimelahi R, Caldas M, Swischuk L. Interactive Explanation of Holoprosencephalic Developmental Anomalies. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL
  • Oct 2013 Inducted as a member into the University of Texas Medical Branch’s Academy of Master Teachers (AMT)
  • Dec 2013 Cum Laude Award for Education Exhibit
    Riascos R, Cotes C, Cueller H, Rojas R, Figueroa R, Chow A, Palacios E. Anatomical Bases of the Trigeminal Nerve Denervation Patterns. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL
  • Dec 2013 Certificate of Merit for Education Exhibit
    Riascos R, Cotes C, Artunduaga M, Lal A, Heymann J, Hakimelahi R, Swischuk L. Where Does that Tumor Come from? Embryological Bases of Hindbrain Masses. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL
  • May 2013 Awarded “Teacher of the Month” (March) by the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers
  • Feb 2014 Best Electronic Scientific Exhibit
    Ashikyan O, Riascos R, Firouzbakht F, Layer L, Vu L. Cadaveric Study of Percutaneous Cervical Epidural Catheterization through the Sacral Hiatus. American Society of Spinal Radiology (ASSR), Miami Beach, FL
  • 2014-2008 Gross Anatomy and Radiology (GAR) course at UTMB
    Best freshman course at UTMB medical school
  • Nov 2014 Honor of Merit and Career Tribute: SILAN SBNR 2014
  • Dec 2014 Magna Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Torres C.H., Canada O, Riascos R, Hurteau J, Cotes C. Ultrasound of the Spine in Newborns: A Great Screening Tool for Assessment of Anatomy, Normal Variants and Congenital Spinal Anomalies. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL
  • Dec 2014 Magna Cum Laude Award for Educational Exhibit
    Riascos R, Bonfante E, Cotes C, Hakimelahi R. Imaging of Craniocervical Junction Traumatic Injuries: What the Clinician Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL
  • Sept 2016 Induction to the Academy of Master Educators
    The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston
  • May 2017 Awarded “Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award”
    The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston
  • Sept 2017 Awarded Tenure by The University of Texas
  • Feb 2018 Distinguished Visitor by the Mayor and the Council of the City of Quetzaltenago,
    Guatemala
  • Oct 2018 Awarded the Premio Amigo “Friend” by the Mexican Federation of Radiology, this
    award is a distinction to recognize foreign Radiologist that have been recognized
    due to their collaboration and life work in the benefit of the Federation. Two
    awards are given every second year.