Two Gordon Center researchers, Heidi Jacobs, Ph.D. and Keith Johnson, MD, received awards at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
Heidi Jacobs, PhD, assistant professor of Radiology in the MGH Gordon Center for Medical Imaging, received a 2022 de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in the junior scientist category. These prizes recognize scientists who publish the best papers in the field of neuroimaging of neurodegenerative processes each year. Dr. Jacobs received the award for her locus coeruleus work published in Science Translational Imaging in 2021 (https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scitranslmed.abj2511)
Keith Johnson, MD, radiologist, neurologist, professor of Radiology at the MGH Gordon Center for Medical Imaging / Harvard Medical School, received a 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Disease Research from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. This award recognizes a senior investigator whose contributions to research, leadership or mentorship have shown a lasting impact on the field and whose body of work has demonstrated a career-long commitment toward progress against Alzheimer’s and dementia.