ESMI Award Winner 2021

Silvio Aime

The ESMI Award Committee announced the winner 2021: the society’s award 2021 is presented to SILVIO AIME, Torino for his outstanding contribution to the development of new categories of contrast agents for molecular imaging applications. Silvio was awarded within the scope of the EMIM 2021 in Goettingen.

Sanjiv Sam Gambhir
ESMI Award Winner 2020

The ESMI Award 2020 was presented to SANJIV SAM GAMBHIR: a founding father of the field, a pioneer and visionary, a mentor and inspiration to so many of us.

Sam passed away in July 2020.

His attentive openness, wholehearted impartiality, and kindness, along with the clear but ever visionary focus on imaging science was truly exceptional – he made a vast impact on the world science and humanity.

Thanks so much, Sam!
Our deepest sympathy goes out to his wife and family.

Markus Rudin
ESMI Award Winner 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to MARKUS RUDIN from Zurich. THANKS a lot for your continuous, inspiring dedication for Imaging Science! The ESMI Award 2019 was presented within the scope of the EMIM 2019 in Glasgow. Markus presented an outstanding lecture on “Imaging – Structure, Function, Molecular Interactions“.

Mickael Tanter
ESMI Award Winner 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to MICKAEL TANTER from Paris. You have been an inspiration for juniors and seniors – THANKS a lot. The ESMI Award 2018 was presented in the scope of the EMIM 2018 in San Sebastián. Mickael gave an excellent lecture on “Changes of Paradigm in Biomedical Ultrasound” which is available via the members portal.

Markus Schwaiger
ESMI Award Winner 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to MARKUS SCHWAIGER from Munich and THANKS, for your continuous commitment and inspiring dedication for the interdisciplinary field of Imaging Science! The ESMI Award 2017 was presented in the scope of the EMIM 2017 in Cologne.

Peter Friedl
ESMI Award Winner 2016

The ESMI Award 2016 was presented in the scope of the EMIM 2016 in Utrecht. CONGRATULATIONS to PETER FRIEDL for sharing your excellent science with us and all the open-minded and inspiring discussions!

Adriaan Lammertsma
ESMI Award Winner 2015

The ESMI Award 2015 was presented in the scope of the EMIM 2015 in Tubingen. The winner 2015 is ADRIAAN LAMMERTSMA – congratulations and thanks for your continuous participation and dedication for Imaging Science, Adriaan!

Helmut Maecke
ESMI Award Winner 2014

The ESMI Award 2014 was presented to HELMUT MAECKE from Freiburg in the scope of the European Molecular Imaging Meeting 2014 in Antwerp – congratulations!

Kevin Brindle
ESMI Award Winner 2013

The ESMI Award 2013 was presented to KEVIN BRINDLE from Cambridge. Thanks for sharing your excellent science, for your commitment, and your passion for the interdisciplinary field of Imaging Science.

ESMI Award 2020
ESMI Award 2020
Award Selection Committee 2021

Nominations are done by the Governing Board. The Award Selection Committee consists of the recent five ESMI Past Presidents. In 2021:

  • Giannis Zacharakis, Heraklion
  • Kevin Brindle, Cambridge
  • Tony Lahoutte, Brussels
  • Mathias Hoehn, Cologne
  • Chrit Moonen, Utrecht
WINNER 2013-2021
  • Silvio Aime, Torino
  • Sanjiv (Sam) Gambhir, Stanford
  • Markus Rudin, Zurich
  • Mickael Tanter, Paris
  • Markus Schwaiger, Munich
  • Peter Friedl, Nijmegen/Houston
  • Adriaan Lammertsma, Amsterdam
  • Helmut Maecke, Freiburg
  • Kevin Brindle, Cambridge