Michael J. Welch Post-Doctoral Travel Award

2020 Michael J. Welch Post-Doctoral Travel Award

The purpose of the Michael J. Welch post-doctoral travel award is to recognize an outstanding abstract by a young investigator in the area of radiochemistry.  The award will be given to the highest ranked abstract submitted by a young investigator in the MTP novel radiochemistry and chelation track. 

The award carries with it an award of $1,200.  This award is funded through an endowed gift given to the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) by the Dr. Michael J. Welch Foundation in memoriam of Professor Michael J. Welch, PhD, who passed away in 2012.

This year's award recipient is Zhen Yang, PhD, of the Houston Methodist for his winning abstract entitled, “Small molecule-based angiogenic radionuclide radiation therapy combined with anti-PD1 immune checkpoint blockade for triple-negative breast cancer” Congratulations Dr Yang!

Zhen Yang, PhD