Jochen Hammes receives Travel Grant

Dr. Jochen Hammes was honoured with a travel grant during the 21. International Congress of the Society for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders held between June 4-8, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. He gratefully received US$ 1000 for his work on predicting impulsive behaviour under dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson patients using F-18-DOPA-PET.

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Gérard Bischof receives Travel Grant

Dr. Gérard N. Bischof receives a travel grant to present his work on the relationship between CSF markers of p-tau and t-tau to in vivo tau deposition as measured by PET in typical and atypical Alzheimer’s disease at the annual meeting of the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in Denver, USA.

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1st Cologne Neuroscience Day

The MMNI group is excited to participate in the very first Cologne Neuroscience Day (CNS) as a platform for young neuroscientists in Cologne to present their work. Talks will be given by Dr. Gérard N. Bischof and Dr. Jochen Hammes.

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Dr. Gérard Bischof receives prestigious Image of the Year Award

Every year, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging chooses an image that exemplifies the most promising advances in the field in order to detect diseases, aid diagnosis or select appropriate treatment strategies for patients. For this year’s annual meeting held in San Diego, the reviewers had to vote from 2200 submitted abstracts. We are happy and proud to announce that this year’s Image of the Year award goes to our dear member Dr. Gérard Bischof for his work entitled: “Novel PET imaging demonstrates relationship between Tau bildup and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s patients.”

Read the full article here. You can download the image here.