News & Awards
November 22, 2004
Dr. Gambhir Receives the 2004 Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced Thursday that MIPS Director Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD was selected to receive a $1.5 million prize, designated for mid-career physician-scientists whose research shows promise for translating the latest scientific advances into new ways to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure disease. They were chosen from 71 scientists who were nominated for the honor by their respective institutions. The nominees are required to submit research proposals outlining how they would use the funds over a five-to seven-year period. [ more info ]
September 25, 2004
Dr. Joseph Mantil Receives AIIMS Silver Jubilee Oration Award
Dr. Joseph Mantil was given the AIIMS Silver Jubilee Oration Award and he gave a talk on “Molecular Medicine and Molecular Imaging” at AIIMS on September 25, 2004. Following the meeting, Dr. Mantil was invited to meet with the President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan in New Delhi. At the meeting the President showed keen interest on PET imaging and its role in India. This was also published in India Abroad in their December 31, 2004 issue.
June 20, 2004
Dr. Diwakar Jain Receives the IASNM Dr. Gopal Subramaniam Life Time Achievement Award 2004
March 30, 2004
Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Receives AMI Distinguished Basic Scientist Award
Travel Fellowship Award Winners
The selection committee of the IASNM met recently and selected two applicants from India among a pool of several interesting abstracts. The following two were selected for awards in their respective categories.
Congratulations and best wishes.
- Dr. Sandeep Basu [ Clinical Sciences ]
POTENTIAL ROLE OF FDG-PET TO ASSESS RESPONSE TO IMATINIB MESYLATE THERAPY AND DETECTING VIABLE DISEASE IN GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMORS (GIST). S. Basu*, N. Nair, H. Peshve, K. Mohandas. RADIATION MEDICINE CENTRE, RADIATION MEDICINE CENTRE, TATA MEMORIAL CENTRE ANNEXE, BOMBAY, MAHARASHTRA, India. (650220)
- Dr. Jaya Shukla [ Basic Sciences ]
RHENIUM-188(V) DMSA LOADED PLGA BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERIC MICROSPHERES AS RADIOTHERAPEUTICS: SYNTHESIS, CHACTERIZATION, IN-VITRO AND IN-VIVO ASSESSMENT. J. Shukla*, G. P. Bandopadhyaya. NUCLEAR MEDICINE DEPARTMENT, ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, NEW-DELHI, NEW-DELHI, India. (650429)
Young Investigators Award Winners
- Dr. Rakesh Kumar [ Clinical Sciences ]
FDG-PET POSITIVE LYMPH NODES ARE HIGHLY PREDICTIVE OF METASTASIS IN BREAST CANCER. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
- Dr. S. Vemulapalli [ Basic Sciences ]
IN VIVO BONE MARROW CELL TRAFFICKING IN MICE WITH 111INDIUM-OXINE RADIOLABELING AND HELICAL PINHOLE SPECT. Duke University, Durham, NC; Radiology, Duke University, Durham, NC.