August 19, 2015
The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) today announced that Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D. has been named president-elect for 2017. Dr. Gambhir will serve on the board of directors starting at the 2015 World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii until his term begins September 10th, 2016 during the WMIC meeting in New York City
Dr. Gambhir is Chair, Department of Radiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His work is focused on the multimodality Molecular Imaging of living subjects, with a particular emphasis on cancer imaging. He is an internationally known spokesperson for early cancer detection and was instrumental in starting the Canary Center specifically for the purpose of bringing together in vitro diagnostics and in vivo molecular imaging for early cancer detection.