ERF BIC Young Investigator Awards

SNMMI symposium and competition, in association with the 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.




3rd place: Corinne Beinat: "Evaluation of 18F-DASA-23 for non-invasive measurement of aberrantly expressed pyruvate kinase M2 in glioblastoma: preclinical and first human studies"

2nd place: Songye Li: "First in human Evaluation of F-SDM-8, A novel Radiotracer for PET Imaging of Synaptic Vesicle Glocoprotein 2A"

1st place: Matthias Brendel: "F-PI2620 Tau-PET in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy- A multi-center evaluation" 



Past Recipients - 2009 - 2017 ERF BIC Young Investigator Award Winners