BIC Young Investigator Award

SNMMI-sponsored symposium and competition, in association with the SNMMI Brain Imaging Council, for the best scientific abstracts on neurosciences nuclear medicine. The objectives of the award are to identify promising young investigators working in brain imaging and nueroscience nuclear medicine. To be considered, submitting authors must check the designated box, "Consider for YI award?" during their online abstract submissions for the SNMMI Annual Meeting.

Only abstracts submitted to categories within the Neurosciences Track will be considered for the Brain Imaging Council Young Investigator Award Symposium.

Monetary prizes are offered for the above award in the following amounts:

  • 1st Prize: $500
  • 2nd Prize: $300
  • 3rd Prize: $200

All applicants must be currently enrolled or within five (5) years of a completed certified training program.
All former first prize winners are ineligible.
Abstracts must be submitted to one of the five (5) categories in the Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry Track.
All applicants must choose "Oral" as the Presentation Type.


2014 BIC Young Investigator Award Winners

1st Place - Dustin Wootin - "Occupancy and functional response to D1 receptor ligands assessed by concurrent PET/fMRI"

2nd Place - Matthias Brendel - "PET imaging of tau pathology in a transgenic mouse model using [18F]THK-5117"

3rd Place - Phillip Hsu - "Longitudinal amyloid deposition is associated with changes in cortical thickness and white matter integrity in cognitively normal adults"

Past Recipients - 2009 - 2013 BIC Young Investigator Award Winners