NOC Young Investigator Award

SNMMI-sponsored symposium and competition, in association with the SNMMI Nuclear Oncology Council, for the best scientific abstracts on nuclear oncology. The objectives of the award are to identify promising young investigators working in nuclear oncology. 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 Nuclear Oncology Track will be considered for the Nuclear Oncology 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 Nuclear Oncology Track.
All applicants must choose "Oral" as the Presentation Type.


2013 BIC Young Investigator Award Winners
1st Place
- Nerissa Therese Villegas - "Correlative imaging of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma over-expressing CA19.9 antigen"
2nd Place - Meena Kumar - "Characterization of physiological 18F-FSPG uptake in healthy volunteers and comparison to 18F-FDG"
3rd Place - Yoann Petibon - "MR-based motion correction in simultaneous PET/MR liver imaging"

Past Recipients - NOC Young Investigator Award