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Barry A. Siegel, M.D., receives 2014 Benedict Cassen Prize for Research in Nuclear Medicine
Date:6/9/2014

St. Louis, Mo. (June 9, 2014)Barry A. Siegel, MD, known for his pioneering work in positron emission tomography (PET), was awarded the Benedict Cassen Prize during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in St. Louis, Mo. This honor is given every two years by the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF) to a living scientist or physician/scientist whose work has led to a major advance in basic or clinical nuclear medicine science.

"We honor Dr. Barry Siegel with the 2014 Benedict Cassen Prize for his sustained contributions to clinical translation of nuclear medicine science and, in particular, his visionary leadership in developing scientific methodology for evidence-based clinical trials that resulted in widespread acceptance of imaging studies using positron emission tomography," said ERF President Peter S. Conti, MD, PhD, FACR, FACNM.

During a special plenary session at SNMMI's Annual Meeting, Siegel presented the Cassen Lectureship, "What Have We Learned from the National Oncologic PET Registry?" He reviewed the history of PET reimbursement, including the accomplishments of the National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) and the limitations of observational registries in generating evidence that a technology leads to improved patient outcomes.

Siegel commented, "I am truly honored to have received this award and am gratified that my efforts, in collaboration with so many colleagues at Washington University and other institutions, have helped to achieve broader recognition of the utility of PET in clinical practice."

Trained in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine, Siegel is currently professor of radiology and medicine and chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He came to Washington University as an undergraduate in 1962, earned his
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Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine
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