SNM: Huang receives Benedict Cassen prize

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Sung-Cheng Huang, DSc, the director of the image analysis center at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles and a developer of PET, was awarded the 2010 Benedict Cassen prize during SNM’s annual meeting in Salt Lake City.

Huang is one of 10 individuals who have been presented this prestigious $25,000 award by the Education and Research Foundation for the Society of Nuclear Medicine since 1994.

The Cassen Prize honors Benedict Cassen, whose invention of the rectilinear radioisotope scanner—was seminal to the development of clinical nuclear medicine.