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 2018 ERF RPSC Young Investigator Award Winners! 

 1st Place Winner: Songye Li

Abstract Title: "18F-SDM-8: A novel radiotracer for PET imaging of synaptic density"

 2nd Place Winner: Irat S. Alam

Abstract Title: "PET imaging of OX40+ activated T cells predicts therapeutic response in a murine cancer vaccine model"  

 3rd Place Winner: Maxime Siemons

Abstract Title: "A new generic platform for PET imaging based on 68Ga-labeled Pept-insTM: from infectious disease to cancer imaging"