SNM: Langstrom receives nuclear pioneer award

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Bengt Roland Langstrom, PhD, a professor in the department of biochemistry and organic chemistry and the director of the PET center in Uppsala University, Sweden, has received the Georg Charles de Hevesy nuclear pioneer award for his contributions to the nuclear medicine during SNM’s annual meeting this week in Salt Lake City.

The Georg Charles de Hevesy nuclear medicine pioneer award is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear medicine. Michael M. Graham, PhD, MD, 2009–10 president of SNM said: “Langstrom heads up one of the most productive radiochemistry facilities in the world. This prestigious award recognizes his achievements over the past 20 years.”