2012 Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging News

Dr Gambhir Honored With Distinguished Scientist Award from WRSNM

November 5, 2012
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD was honored with the Distinguished Scientist Award for Distinguished Contributions to Nuclear Medicine at the 37th Annual Western Regional Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Congratulations, Dr. Gambhir!

Dr. Quon Promoted to Associate Professor

November 1, 2012
Andrew Quon, MD was promoted to Associate Professor.

Congratulations, Dr. Quon!

Abstract on Combined NaF/FDG PET and CT Imaging Received Media Attention

The abstract "Evaluation of NaF PET/CT, FDG PET/CT, combined NaF/FDG PET/CT and CT alone for detection of bone metastases" (lead investigator: A. Iagaru) presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting has been featured by several media outlets, including the National Cancer Institute and AuntMinnie.

The paper describes that a combination of dual imaging probes molecular imaging and anatomic imaging detects more cancerous lesions than individual scans.

Read abstract

Read National Cancer Institute article

Read Health Imaging News article

Read Orthopedics This Week article

Read My Cancer Blogs article

Dr. Michael Goris, Professor (Emeritus) of Radiology - Nuclear Medicine, retired on July 1, 2012 after 39 years of exceptional service and contributions to Nuclear Medicine and Stanford University. We wish him a long and happy retirement.
Thank you, Dr. Goris!

Dr. Andrei Iagaru was interviewed during a joint SNM/ASCO session in Chicago.

Watch the video: http://ecancer.org/tv/subject/606/1479

Dr. Meena Kumar, Nuclear Medicine fellow, received a Travel Award at the SNM 2012 Annual Meeting.
June 1, 2012
Congratulations, Dr. Kumar!

Dr. Guido Davidzo, Nuclear Medicine resident, received the Best Essay Award at the ACNM/SNM Mid-Winter Meeting.

January 26, 2012
Congratulations, Dr. Davidzon!