Raiyan Zaman, PhD, Received 2017 SNMMI Henry N. Wagner Jr., MD, Best Paper Award

June 1, 2017

Raiyan T. Zaman, PhD, an instructor, is the lead author on, "Harnessing Radioluminescence and Sound to Reveal Molecular Pathology of Atherosclerotic Plaques", which won the 2017 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imging Henry N. Wagner Jr., MD, Best Paper Award.

For over 30 years, Dr. Wagner presented the Highlights lecture at the SNM Annual Meeting.  This tradition has continued with the Henry N. Wagner Jr. Highlights Symposium, a plenary session that brings the SNMMI Annual Meeting to a close with 4 experts presenting highlights in the fields of cardiology, neuroscience, oncology and general nuclear medicine.  The newly created Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD, Best Paper Award recognizes outstanding science and identifies the top abstract presented at the meeting.  The award will be selected using Dr. Wagner’s long-standing criteria:  is it true?  Is it new?  Is it well-designed?  And is it meaningful?

Congratulations, Raiyan!