Congress Awards

EANM Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Award

Discover everything you need to know about the award and application process.

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EANM Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Award

supported by Telix Pharmaceuticals

The Award Application Process

Sam Gambhir always wanted the knowledge to travel freely and for international collaborations to flourish. He also believed in encouraging young professionals to exchange ideas and learn from others, and trusted professional societies and medical institutions to advance science by working together.

If you want to learn more about Sam Gambhir and his outstanding life, please click the link below.

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Overview of the award:

  • Participation in the Special Award Session during the EANM Annual Congress with the 4-6 finalists.
  • A visitorship of up to 3 months at Stanford University. This will include access to daily activities in the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, including lectures, tumour boards and review of scans and therapies. A large variety of educational activities occur on a daily and weekly basis throughout the Department of Radiology and School of Medicine.
  • Flight costs (economy) and a flat rate for expenses supported by the sponsor.
  • The award is not transferable and must be completed within 2 years after the award handover.

Who can apply?

  • All junior physicians or other scientists in training up to the age of 38.

Application form

Application and Procedure:

  • Applicants must submit their application package through the dedicated application page before May 12, 2024, 23:59 CEST. Their application file must include a CV and a 1-page statement detailing their research interests, including a project to be presented at the EANM Annual Congress if selected as a finalist. Early cancer detection projects are encouraged.
  • Faculty from the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) and the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Stanford University will review the applications and select 4-6 finalists.
  • The 4-6 finalists will be invited to the special Awards Session at the EANM’24, and will have to complete several scientific challenges prepared by the jury. The Special Awards Session will be a 90-minute live onsite event.
  • A jury will give scores during this session, and the finalist with the best score will win.
  • The winner will then receive all necessary information from the EANM and Stanford University to arrange their stay (up to 3 months).
  • The winner will be kindly asked to regularly communicate publicly about their experience there.

Overview over past winners

2023 Vienna | Victor Hvingelby (Aarhus, Denmark)
2022 Barcelona | David Kersting (Essen, Germany)