Dual Energy SPECT/CT Amyloid Imaging Study
Jonathan Wall, Tina Richey, Emily Martin, Alan Stuckey and Stephen Kennel
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Siemens has announced this year’s winners of the “New Point of View” Preclinical Image of the Year awards. The competition highlight’s the use of the company’s tomographs to image small animal models. Shown above is the Inveon Image of the Year.
“This year’s submissions to our annual competition represent breakthrough research in animal PET, SPECT and CT imaging by our customers; and covered applications in oncology, neurology, immunology, histology, bone morphometry, cardiology, and metabolic and pulmonary research,” said Kirti Patel, vice president, Preclinical Solutions, Siemens Healthcare. “We congratulate the winners of this year’s competition, and are grateful to all our customers for their tireless effort and dedication to the field of preclinical research.”
The “New Point of View” competition was open to anyone using a Siemens preclinical scanner. Researchers were encouraged to submit images created using any type of radiopharmaceutical tracer or any other contrast material. Entries were judged on scientific merit, the type of information gleaned from the images, and overall image quality. All images were judged by a panel of independent industry experts.