Two Gordon Center researchers, Heidi Jacobs, assistant professor of radiology, and Keith Johnson, professor of radiology, received awards at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
Category: Awards and Honors
MGH Thrall Innovation Grants Awarded to Two Gordon Center Faculty
Thrall Innovation grants are awarded each year to help clinical radiologists to hire a student/coordinator to help them with their research and to provide an opportunity for mentoring. Assistant Professor Junfeng Wang and Instructor Xiang Li were two of three research faculty awarded these grants.
Photo by/of PET technologists receives recognition in MGRI image awards
The annual Mass General Research Institute (MGRI) image awards designated a photo of the Gordon Center PET core technologists as a runner up in the Humans of MGRI category. This image shows Gordon Center Techs in new GE Discovery MI scanner. This was when research started to get back to “normal” post lockdown. Nicole DaSilva […]
Dr. Kuang Gong receives IEEE NPSS Award
Dr. Kuang Gong has received the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society 2021 Bruce H. Hasegawa Young Investigator in Medical Imaging Science Award.
The award is for contributions to machine learning-based PET imaging reconstruction, image denoising and attenuation correction as well as advanced PET point-spread function modeling and novel PET system design.
Dr Brugarolas receives ASN Jordi Folch-Pi Award
The ASN Jordi Folch-Pi Award is given to an outstanding young investigator demonstrating research competence and originality, significantly advancing our knowledge of neurochemistry, and showing a high degree of potential for future accomplishments. Dr. Brugarolas’ research focuses on developing novel PET ligands to understand the chemistry on the brain. He co-invented a tracer, [18F]3F4APk that binds to potassium channels in the brain, which are proteins that can signal demyelinated lesions.
SNMMI 2021 Young Investigator Awards
Three Gordon Center members, Felicitas Detmer, Gengyang Yuan, and Yanis Chemli, have received Young Investigator Award (YIA) recognition for their work presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Conference.
Dr. Hak Soo Choi Receives Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research
Hak Soo Choi, Ph.D., received the 2021 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research.
Dr. Karla Ramos-Torres awarded PSDA grant funding
Dr. Ramos-Torres, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Gordon Center, was awarded an MGH Physician/Scientist Development award for “Imaging brain injury in animal models using PET.”