ERF RPSC Young Investigator Awards Symposium

SNMMI symposium and competition, in association with the SNMMI Radiopharmaceutical Science Council, for the best scientific abstracts on Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry nuclear medicine, designated as the ERF RPSC Young Investigator Award. The objectives of the award are to identify promising young investigators working in radiopharmaceuticals and radiopharmaceutical sciences nuclear medicine.

  • 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.
  • Monetary prizes are offered for the above award in the following amounts:
    • 1st Prize: $500
    • 2nd Prize: $300
    • 3rd Prize: $200


Congratulations to the 2019 ERF RPSC Young Investigator Award Winners! 

 1st Place Winner: Marc Stevens

Abstract Title: "Radiolabeling and pre-clinical evaluation of a first-in-class CDE19 PET Tracer for imaging B cells in multiple sclerosis"

 2nd Place Winner: Carolina Ferreira

Abstract Title: "Y-based theranostics targeting tissue factor in a pancreatic tumor model"  

 3rd Place Winner: Sarah Schumann

Abstract Title: "Induction and repair of DNA double-strand breaks in blood leukocytes of prostate cancer patients during Lu-177-PSMA Therapy"