Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Nabeel Sarwani, MD

Nabeel Sarwani, MD

Professor, Department of Radiology
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Genitourinary Cancer
Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Cancer

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Kidney
  • Therapeutics
  • Liver
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Tomography
  • Circulating Neoplastic Cells
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Mutation
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Radiology
  • Cysts

Recent Publications


Sarwani, N, Bruno, M & Huesch, M 2018, 'A Retrospective Comparison of Creatinine Changes Among Patients Receiving, Not Receiving, and Not Yet Receiving Contrast Administration' Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 1285-1292.
Riney, JC, Sarwani, N, Siddique, S & Raman, J 2018, 'Prostate magnetic resonance imaging: The truth lies in the eye of the beholder', Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 159.e1-159.e5.


Adhikary, S, El-Boghdadly, K, Nasralah, Z, Sarwani, N, Nixon, AM & Chin, KJ 2017, 'A radiologic and anatomic assessment of injectate spread following transmuscular quadratus lumborum block in cadavers', Anaesthesia, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 73-79.
Mooney, J, Sarwani, N, Coleman, M & Fotos, J 2017, 'Evaluation of three-dimensional printed materials for simulation by computed tomography and ultrasound imaging', Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 182-188.
Kocher, NJ, Jafri, S, Balabhadra, S, Lehman, E, Gardner, J, Vijay, K, Sarwani, N & Raman, J 2018, 'Is sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity associated with clinical and pathological outcomes in patients undergoing radical nephroureterectomy?', Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 156.e17-156.e22.
Chin, KJ, Adhikary, S, Sarwani, N & Forero, M 2017, 'The analgesic efficacy of pre-operative bilateral erector spinae plane (ESP) blocks in patients having ventral hernia repair', Anaesthesia, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 452-460.


Marks, E, Rizvi, SM, Sarwani, N, Yang, Z & El-Deiry, WS 2015, 'A case of heterogeneous sensitivity to panitumumab in cetuximab-refractory colorectal adenocarcinoma metastases' Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 377-382.
Kaifi, JT, Kunkel, M, Dicker, DT, Joude, J, Allen, JE, Das, A, Zhu, J, Yang, Z, Sarwani, N, Li, G, Staveley-O’Carroll, KF & El-Deiry, WS 2015, 'Circulating tumor cell levels are elevated in colorectal cancer patients with high tumor burden in the liver' Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 690-698.
Das, A, Kunkel, M, Joudeh, J, Dicker, DT, Scicchitano, A, Allen, JE, Sarwani, N, Yang, Z, Kaifi, J, Zhu, J, Liao, JJ & El-Deiry, WS 2015, 'Clinico-pathological correlation of serial measurement of circulating tumor cells in 24 metastatic colorectal cancer patients receiving chemotherapy reveals interpatient heterogeneity correlated with CEA levels but independent of KRAS and BRAF mutation' Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 709-713.
Lipkin, JS, Rizvi, SM, Gatalica, Z, Sarwani, N, Holder, S, Kaag, MG, Drabick, J & Joshi, M 2015, 'Therapeutic approach guided by genetic alteration: use of MTOR inhibitor in renal medullary carcinoma with loss of PTEN expression' Cancer biology & therapy, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 28-33.

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