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Anderson wins SNMMI's Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer award

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The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has bestowed its Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer award on Carolyn Anderson, PhD, of the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU). Carolyn Anderson, PhD, of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Image courtesy of SNMMI. The award honors those who have made outstanding contributions in the field of nuclear medicine, the SNMMI said.

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Emergency medicine physicians develop novel approach that reduces unnecessary imaging by half

Radiology Business

To fine-tune triage, scientists have created a clinical prediction rule, incorporating it into an algorithm to guide ED providers considering CT or X-ray.

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SNMMI: PSMA-18F DCFPyL Changes Treatment for PC Recurrence in Significant Number of Patients with Low PSAa

Diagnostic Imaging

In a cohort of 85 patients with biomechanical recurrence of prostate cancer and PSA values less than 2 ng/mL, positive findings on PET imaging with PSMA-18F DCFPyL led to treatment changes in the majority of patients who had negative findings on conventional imaging, according to new research presented at the SNMMI conference.

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Members of private equity-backed radiology group sell imaging center at a 1,300% profit

Radiology Business

The buyer is Port Washington, Pennsylvania-based Mediplex Property Group, which is now leasing the center back to South Jersey Radiology Associates.

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New SNMMI President Cathy Cutler, PhD Discusses Current Challenges and Goals for Nuclear Medicine

Diagnostic Imaging

In a recent interview, Cathy Cutler, Ph.D., shared her perspective on a number of topics affecting nuclear medicine, ranging from isotope availability and reimbursement challenges for diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals to increasing patient interest in PET imaging.

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Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance for New PET/CT System at SNMMI Meeting

Diagnostic Imaging

Emphasizing enhanced time-of-flight performance and an energy-efficient design, the Biograph Trinion PET/CT system can reportedly be utilized for a variety of imaging needs, ranging from theranostic applications to neurology imaging.

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Sgouros honored with SNMMI's Paul C. Aebersold award

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The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has bestowed its Paul C. Aebersold Award for outstanding achievement in basic nuclear medicine science on George Sgouros, PhD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. George Sgouros, PhD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. Image courtesy of SNMMI. For more than 20 years, Sgouros's research has centered on calculating precise radiation dosages for nuclear medicine therapy in cancer patients, ensuring treatments are tailored to max

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Members of private equity-backed radiology group sell imaging center property for $5.8M—a 1,300% profit

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The buyer is Port Washington, Pennsylvania-based Mediplex Property Group, which is now leasing the center back to South Jersey Radiology Associates.

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SNMMI taps Urbain as president-elect

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Jean-Luc Urbain, MD, PhD, has been named president-elect of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Urbain, a professor of radiology and nuclear medicine, has served in multiple roles within SNMMI, in addition to his most recent post as vice president-elect. Jean-Luc Urbain, MD, PhD. “As SNMMI president-elect, I plan to focus on bringing and integrating radiopharmaceutical theranostics into the clinic to benefit as many patients as possible," Urbain said in an SNMMI announ