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Tommaso Volpi, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, received a BIC Brain Imaging Council Travel Award at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) held in Chicago (June 24-27), for his abstract presentation entitled, “Discordant asymmetries of synaptic density, blood flow and glucose metabolism in temporal lobe epilepsy: a combined [11C]UCB-J and [18F]FDG PET study.”
- July 24, 2023
Qiong Liu, Graduate Student, Yale Biomedical Engineering, won a second place Cardiovascular Council Clinical Science Young Investigator Award at SNMMI 2023 for her abstract presentation entitled, “Dynamic Imaging and Tracer Kinetic Modeling of 18F-flutemetamol PET for Cardiac Amyloidosis Patients.”
- July 06, 2023
At the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging held in Chicago June 24-27, Richard Carson, Ph.D., presented the first human PET images acquired on the NeuroEXPLORER, an ultra-high performance brain PET imager. This system is currently being installed at Yale, and research PET imaging will begin in the coming weeks.
- May 22, 2023
Yale School of Medicine doctors and researchers with friends and family in Ukraine have organized to raise funds and equipment for overwhelmed hospitals in the embattled country.
- December 18, 2022
Rajiv Radhakrishnan, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, has been named co-medical director of the Yale Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center.
- September 22, 2022
Ansel Hillmer, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and biomedical imaging and of psychiatry, has been awarded a federal grant to develop a new brain imaging tool to study the brain’s immune system.
- August 01, 2022
Dr. Chao Zheng, Associate Research Scientist, Yale University PET Center, has been awarded a 2022 Research Fellowship grant from the Alzheimer’s Association for PET Ligand Development and Application in Alzheimer’s Disease
- July 13, 2022
PET Investigators Receive Awards at SNMMI 2022
- March 29, 2022
Dr. Jocelyn Hoye (pictured) has been awarded a travel bursary to present her work, “Acute systemic inflammation amplifies methylphenidate-induced dopamine release in tobacco smokers”, in oral form at this year’s Brain and Brain PET 2022 meeting to be held in Glasgow in late May.
- November 16, 2020
Dr. Yihuan Lu, Associate Research Scientist, Yale University PET Center, was presented with the Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Award at the Virtual 2020 IEEE Medical Imaging Conference held October 31 through November 7, 2020