MIPS members win top honors at the 2021 World Molecular Imaging Congress

MIPS had a wonderful representation at this year's 2021 World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) held virtually from Oct 5-8, 2021, winning top awards in several areas.

MIPS members in the WMIS Program Committee included Michelle James, PhD (Co-Chair), Michael Lin, MD, PhD and Israt Alam, PhD.

Congratulations to our 2021 WMIC honorees!

Heike Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD was named a WMIS Fellow.

Aisling Chaney, PhD (Michelle James lab) won 2nd place in the Young Investigators Award.
[64Cu]TREM1-mAb imaging detects therapeutic response to fingolimod in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis

Israt Alam, PhD (Michelle James lab) named 2nd best abstract amongst hundreds submitted.
ICOS-ImmunoPET Enables Early Diagnosis of Murine Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease

Wei Wu, PhD (Daldrup-Link lab) won a student travel stipend award.
Multimodal in vivo tracking of CAR T-cells in preclinical glioblastoma models

Four trainees from Dr. Michelle James's lab were named 2021 WIMIN Scholars (Women in Molecular Imaging Network WMIS interest group):
Aisling Chaney, PhD
Mackenzie Carlson, MS
Carmen Azevedo, BS
Samantha Reyes, BS

Recent MIPS faculty Zhen Cheng, PhD's paper was named Molecular Imaging and Biology journal's "2020 Preclinical Paper of the Year."
Development of a Novel Histone Deacetylase-Targeted Near-Infrared Probe for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Imaging and Fluorescence Image-Guided Surgery