The Brain Imaging Council provides a forum whereby information relating to brain imaging may be discussed and disseminated and also provides a mechanism for the promotion and encouragement of basic brain imaging research and development. The Council is dedicated to the scientific interchange of ideas among Society members who have interest in brain imaging using radiopharmaceuticals. The overall mission of the Brain Imaging Council is to:

(a)    provide a forum for members with similar interests

(b)   provide to membership expertise in brain imaging using radiopharmaceuticals

(c)    foster research and education in brain imaging using radiopharmaceuticals

(d)   provide outreach to other professionals and organizations

(e)    nurture new membership into the Society

(f)     serve as a resource to SNMMI Leadership

Javier Arbizu, MD, PhD

 

The Brain Imaging Council is please to offer its members access to the Neurostat/3D-SSP software. Please email us for more information.

The lastest BIC Webcase can be found here

The Kuhl-Lassen Award
The highest award of SNMMI's Brain Imaging Council was created to honor two founding pioneers in functional brain imaging: SNMMI member David E. Kuhl, M.D., and Nils Lassen. The Kuhl-Lassen Award is given annually to recognize a scientist who has made outstanding contributions and whose research in and service to the discipline of functional brain imaging is of the highest caliber.

Learn more about the Kuhl-Lassen Award.


BIC Young Investigator Awards Symposium
SNMMI symposium and competition, in association with the Brain Imaging Council, for the best scientific abstracts on neurosciences nuclear medicine.  Learn more about the BIC Young Investigator Awards.

The Society recognizes the need for sub-specialty interests/expertise within the field of nuclear medicine and moleuclar imaging. Councils provide the expertise, professional networking and educational programs for nuclear medicine professionals in respective areas and serve as a resource for development and implementatin of Society policies.

Council membership is voluntary. Councils adhere to Society Bylaws and policies, while operating under its own Operating Procedures, as approved by the House of Delegates, and its own business plan and budget, as approved by the SNMMI Board of Directors.

This section provides the following council specific information.

BIC Board of Directors
BIC Operating Procedures
BIC Business Plan
BIC Council Reports to the House of Delegates
BIC Past Presidents

How to Become a Member
Membership in the Brain Imaging Council is limited to members of the SNMMI. Membership can be attained by indicating the desire to join during the annual renewal of the SNMMI membership or by filing an application with the Secretary of the council.

Payment of Dues
Membership in the BIC requires payment of dues in the amount of $15/year. Dues are paid to SNMMI and will be due on October 1st of each year.

Benefits of Membership:
Membership makes you a part of a professional group within the SNMMI that:

Provides continuing education for professionals in the various areas relating to Brain Imaging through sponsored symposia and continuing education courses. Each year the BICC puts on a Categorical Seminar or symposia, and Continuing Education Courses on topics of interest to professionals in the Brain Imaging.

Provides a forum and a mechanism for discussion and dissemination of information relating to the Brain Imaging. The BIC members receive periodic Newsletters and electronic mailings containing information on professional activities, government issues, and a host of other topics related to the Brain Imaging. Members will soon have access to BIC Web pages, which will contain timely and archived information relating to a variety of topics in the Brain Imaging.

Provides expertise in the Brain Imaging to SNMMI leadership and to groups outside of SNMMI seeking such expertise. The BIC has representation in a number of governance groups within SNMMI, including the Committee on Councils and the House of Delegates.

Learn more about the specific benefits the BIC council has to offer by emailing memberinfo@snmmi.org


Brain Imaging Council Announcements

SNMMI 2022 Annual Meeting
June 11-14, 2022 | Vancouver, BC, Canada

We are excited to welcome you back to an in-person SNMMI Annual Meeting—widely recognized as the premier educational, scientific, research, and networking event in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Make your plans now to attend SNMMI's flagship meeting, June 11-14 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Meeting website | Educational ProgramRegister

While we encourage you to attend in-person for the complete meeting experience, in-person and virtual registration options are available. Both options give you access to live-streamed sessions to watch virtually from your hotel room or other convenient location, and on-demand sessions for 30 days. Choose the "complete meeting package" to add access to meeting recordings for three years in the SNMMI Learning Center.


Join This Council

Council membership is voluntary. Society members are eligible for council membership, and can belong to as many councils as they wish. The Brain Imaging Council dues are $15.00. Join this council




Brain Imaging Council Activities

2022 SNMMI Annual Meeting BIC Education Sessions

Saturday, June 11; 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 
CAT02: Imaging Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders - Current Clinical Use and Future Directions 
CE07: Image Guided Therapy in Neuroscience 

Sunday, June 12; 3:00 – 4:30 pm
CE17: State-of-the -Art PET and MRI in Brain Tumor Imaging

Monday, June 13; 1:00 – 2:30 pm
CE31: Kuhl-Lassen Award and BIC Business Meeting

Tuesday, June 14; 10:00 – 11:30 am
CE46: Brain Imaging Read with the Experts - Nuts and Bolts