2015 ACNM Resident Abstract Awards

The Program Committee of the American College of Nuclear Medicine invited the submission of original abstracts for the 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting, held January 22-25 in San Antonio, TX. Over 70 abstracts from young professionals (physicians or scientists in training, or in practice within 10 years of graduation) were submitted on aspects of clinical and basic science in nuclear medicine, correlative imaging in radiology, nuclear cardiology and radiation oncology. Accepted abstracts were presented in both oral and poster format.

Travel Grant Winners

Erin Grady - Christiana Care Health System - “How often does adding a right hip to central DXA evaluation change patient management?”
Simone Krebs - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - “First in-Human Trial of Dasatinib-Tracer PET Imaging: Preliminary Results in Cancer Patients.”

Best Poster Winners

Pareen Mehta - University of Southern California - “Prior CT May Improve Diagnostic Confidence in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging.”
Michael Roarke - Mayo Clinic Scottsdale - “Ethacrynic Acid, an Alternative to Furosemide for Diuretic Renal Scintigraphy.”
Niraj Patel - Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - “Diagnostic yield of CT-guided needle biopsy of FDG PET-positive CT-negative bone lesions.”

Winners of the 2015 ACNM Sino-American Exchange Awards