SNMMI selects Wagner-Torizuka fellowship winners

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

September 14, 2020 -- The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has selected the recipients of the 2020-2022 Wagner-Torizuka fellowship.

The two-year fellowship provides nuclear medicine and molecular imaging training and experience for early-career physicians in Japan. Nihon Medi-Physics sponsors the program, and recipients receive an annual stipend of $24,000.

Since its start in 2008, the program has recognized 30 fellows. The 2020-2022 recipients are as follows:

  • Dr. Masatoshi Hotta from the National Center for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo. Hotta is currently a visiting researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine.
  • Dr. Yuichi Wakabayashi, PhD, from the U.S. National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
  • Dr. Keiichiro Kuronuma, PhD, from Nihon University Hospital in Tokyo. Kuronuma will study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Individuals interested in the 2021-2023 Wagner-Torizuka fellowship can find more information on the grants page of the SNMMI website. Applications are due by January 31, 2021.


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