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Nuclear Medicine Academic Accomplishments

The Division of Nuclear Medicine has extensive activities in patient care, research and teaching. Among other things, division members' research activities have contributed to the use of nuclear medicine in the study of kidney disease, cancer and immunoimaging. Among our many noteworthy academic accomplishments are those listed below:

  • The recent launch of a major initiative in the use of PET/CT imaging—one of the newest and most advanced nuclear medicine imaging techniques—in the differential diagnosis of cancer promises to revolutionize the diagnosis of cancer.

  • The numerous national and international awards earned by members of the division include the following:
    • NIH Physician-Scientist Training Award
    • Distinguished Education Award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    • Honorary Corresponding Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nuklearmedizin
    • Honorary Life Member of the Pan American Medical Association
    • Honorary Professor of Medicine of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
    • Sarabhai Memorial Oration Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine, India
    • Berson-Yalow Award of the Greater New York Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    • Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Society of Nephrology

  • Montefiore opened a new facility, the M. Donald Blaufox Laboratory for Molecular Imaging, which is devoted to animal models of human disease using a state-of-the-art microPET scanner.