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BER researcher, Sanjiv Gambhir, named Distinguished Scientist for 2004 by the Academy for Molecular Imaging (AMI)
Published: April 19, 2004
Posted: April 28, 2004

AMI President Michael Phelps presented the Distinguished Basic Scientist of the Year Award to Sanjiv "Sam" Gambhir during the AMI Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, March 27-31. This award is given annually to a person who has made a major contribution to the development and enhancement of PET and/or molecular imaging. Sam Gambhir MD, PhD, is director of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and is chief of nuclear medicine and a professor in the Department of Radiology at the Stanford School of Medicine. He has developed several new reporter gene/reporter probes that are being used in cell trafficking models, gene therapy models, and in transgenic models for studying cancer biology. Dr. Gambhir presented the Distinguished Basic Science Lecture, "Multimodality Molecular Imaging: Emerging Strategies for the Interrogation of Diseased Cells," at the AMI Plenary session Tuesday, March 30.

Contact: Peter Kirchner, SC-73, (301) 903-9106
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Research Technologies and Methodologies
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition
  • Legacy: Radiochemistry and Instrumentation

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-73 Medical Sciences Division, OBER)


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