Stefanie M. Willekens, PhD - "Regional FDG decreases in healthy ageing are associated with white matter integrity changes: a simultaneous PET-MR study"
Thomas Haywood, PhD - "A Novel Positron Emission Tomography Reporter Gene/Reporter Probe for the Central Nervous System"
Yihuan Lu, PhD- "Partial volume correction for PET synaptic density imaging with 11C-UCB-J"
1st Place: Jenny Ceccarini - "Recovery of decreased metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 availability in abstinent alcohol-dependent subjects."
2nd Place: Hui Liu - "Optimization of S1P1-specific PET radioligands for imaging neuroinflammation."
3rd Place: Cristina E. Popescu- "A18F-FDG PET brain in presurgical management of patients with periventricular nodular heterotopias related epilepsy: diagnostic features and long term outcome."
1st Place - Leonardo Iaccarino- "Evaluation of the associations between [11C]PIB and [18F]AV1451 PET retention and MRI atrophy in Alzheimer’s Disease."
2nd Place - Patrick Worhunsky - "Concurrently upregulated and downregulated D2/D3 receptor systems in cocaine use disorder using [11C]PHNO."
Marcus Unterrainer- "Value of 18F-FET PET for chemotherapy monitoring in non-contrast enhancing gliomas."
Gil Leurquin-Sterk - "Alcohol addiction is associated with decreased limbic mGluR5 availability: a 18F-FPEB PET study in human."
Jenny Ceccarini - "CB1R PET in premanifest and manifest Huntington’s disease is related to disease onset and disease burden."
1st Place - Matthias Brendel - "Glucose Metabolism and Glial Activation in a Transgenic AD Mouse Model: A Triple Tracer PET Study"
2nd Place - Flavia Niccolini - "Loss of phosphodiesterase 10A signalling is associated with progression and severity in patients with Parkinson’s disease"
3rd Place - Mandy Drabe - "Serotonin transporter (SERT) gene methylation is associated with in vivo SERT availability and body-mass-index (BMI) in obese subjects"
1st Place – David Owen - "Determination of [11C]PBR28 binding potential in vivo: A first human TSPO occupancy study"
2nd Place – Peter Werner - "Feasibility of combined [15O]H2O-PET/MRI in patients with acute stroke"
3rd Place – Jussi Hirvonen - "Decreased cannabinoid CB1 receptor binding in tobacco smokers examined with positron emission tomography"
1st Place – Rik Ossenkoppele - "Increased parietal amyloid burden and metabolic dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease with early onset"
2nd Place – Ansel Hillmer - "Quantitative analysis of [18F]nifene kinetics in the nonhuman primate"
3rd Place – Axel Rominger - "Longitudinal assessment of cerebral amyloid-β deposition in APP-Swe mice with [18F]florbetaben PET"
1st Place – Stefan Förster - "Regional expansion of hypometabolism and amyloid deposition in AD and their relation to functional connectivity networks in healthy controls"
2nd Place – Jussi Hirvonen - "Reversible and regionally selective downregulation of brain cannabinoid CB1 receptors in chronic daily cannabis smokers"
3rd Place – Jenna Sullivan - "Bolus vs. bolus/infusion of the mGluR5 tracer [18F]FPEB in humans"
1st Place – Sjoerd Finnema - Confirmation of fenfluramine effect on 5-HT1B binding of [11C]AZ10419369 using an equilibrium approach.
2nd Place – Marc Normandin - Test-retest reproducibility and gender differences in binding of CB1 PET tracer [11C]OMAR in humans.
3rd Place – Vikas Kotagal - REM sleep behavior disorder is associated with cortical cholinergic deficit in Parkinson’s disease without dementia.
1st Place – Karine Madsen - #16 Age and gender affect 5-HT4 receptor binding: A brain PET study in healthy volunteers with [11C]SB207145
2nd Place - Jonas Hannestad - #14 Duration and Degree of Norepinephrine Transporter Occupancy by Oral Methylphenidate with (S,S)-[11C]MRB in Healthy Subjects
3rd Place – Jitka Sojkova - #19 Longitudinal patterns of amyloid deposition in nondemented elderly