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.

The 2020 Kuhl-Lassen Award Winner Nicolaas Bohnen, MD, PhD

Dr. Bohnen holds clinical appointments in the Departments of Radiology (Division of Nuclear Medicine), Neurology at the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor VA where he directs the movement disorders clinic. Dr. Bohnen’s research uses PET and MRI and has made significant impacts on the study of neurodegenerative disorders and normal aging. He is the director of the UM Functional Neuroimaging, Cognitive and Mobility Laboratory where his clinical research has a focus on neurobiological correlates of cognition, olfaction and mobility in normal aging and Parkinson disease.

Nicolaas Bohnen, MD, PhD


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