2018 Michael J. Welch, PhD Award Winner
The Michael J. Welch, PhD Award was created as a means of recognizing individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences, have been involved in mentoring students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty, and have been involved in community service to the field of radiopharmaceutical chemistry and molecular imaging. The Michael J. Welch, PhD Award carries with it an award of $1,000. 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 Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, PhD, Senior Investigator and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health.