Reinier Hernandez Awarded the 2015 EANM Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award

Reinier Hernandez, a 5th-year Medical Physics graduate student in the Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology Laboratory (, has received the 2015 European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award. The winning abstract was entitled "Synergistically Enhanced Tumor Uptake via Dual-Targeting of CD105 and EGFR Using a "Click" Heterodimer". Haiming Luo, a postdoc in the Cai Group, is an equal-contributing first author on both the abstract and the manuscript.

The EANM Annual Congress generally has more than 5000 attendees, and this year it will take place in Hamburg, Germany. The Annual Congress has ~2000 submitted abstracts and only 5 are selected to receive the EANM Eckert & Ziegler Abstract Award each year. Prof. Cai previously received this Award in 2012.