CMIIT 2021 Young Investigator Awards

2021 CMIIT Young Investigators Awards   

The Young Investigator Awards (YIA) recognize the best abstracts presented during the CMIIT Young Investigators Session at the SNMMI Annual Meeting. Young Investigators are defined as individuals within five years of completing a residency training program or a PhD program (five years from the YIA presentation date).  The 2020 winners are:

  • 1st Place – Inna Gertsenshteyn

“Optimal [18]F-Misonidazole PET threshold to locate SCC7 tumor hypoxia using EPR pO2 as ground truth”


  • 2nd Place – Gengyang Yuan

“Synthesis and characterization of [18F]mG2P026 as a high contrast PET imaging ligand for metabotropic glutamate receptor 2”


  • 3rd Place – Zachary Rosenkrans

“Bispecific INV721 antibody improves specific targeting in neuroblastoma to limit neuropathic pain”