Dustin Osborne, PhD, Director, and Shelley Acuff, CNMT, Clinical Research Leader, in the Molecular Imaging and Translational Research Program won one of three young investigator awards from the Computer and Instrumentation Council at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting. Awards are given for the best scientific abstracts on computer and instrumentation nuclear medicine. Their work showed the first ever whole-body Patlak parametric images using continuous bed motion PET techniques. Acuff and Alan Stuckey, CNMT, Preclinical Imaging Lab Manager, both won $1,000 travel awards for their abstracts on patient anxiety in PET imaging and comparison of reconstruction methods in melanoma.
Posted September 25, 2014
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