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BNMS AWARDS AND PRIZES WINNERS 2019

President's Medal
Professor Keith Britton
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
Keith Britton awarded Presidents Medal
 
Norman Veall
Maria Palmer
United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
Maria Palmer awarded Norman Veall
 
Radiographers, Technologists & Nurses Group Award
Carolyn Lory
Medway Maritime Hospital
Carolyn Lory awarded RNTG award                                   
 
Roll of Honour
Prof Sally Barrington and Prof Andrew Scarsbrook
King's College London University Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Sally Barrington and Andrew Scarsbrook awarded Roll of Honour
 
POSTER PRIZES SPONSORED BY National Physical Laboratory
 
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3rd Poster Prize of £100 awarded to:
Nicolas Eftychioua,b, Maryam Jessopand Sabina Dizdarevica,c
aBrighton & Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom, bGuys and St Thomas Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom and cBrighton & Sussex Medical Schools,
Brighton, United Kingdom
No. P30 “Patient satisfaction with [223Ra]Ra-dichloride service Brighton and sussex university hospitals
 
2nd Poster Prize of £200 awarded to:
James Cohena, Arman Parsaib and Ewa Nowosinska
aQueen Mary University London, London, United Kingdom and bBarts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
No. P22 “Do the guidelines surrounding 68Ga-DOTAconjugated peptide PET/CT and octreotide treatment for neuroendocrine tumours require updating?
 
1st Poster Prize of £300 awarded to:
Chitra Salem Ramakumaran, Andrew Scarsbrook, Hssein Al-Chalabi and Chirag Patel
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, United Kingdom
No. P06 “Is post-treatment surveillance somatostatin receptor scintigraphy of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours clinically useful?
  
RTNG PRIZES SPONSORED BY CURIUM
 
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JOINT POSTER PRIZE WINNERS 
Poster Prize of £150 awarded to:
Joseph Manivannan, Arum Parthipun, Rajyashree Sharma and Rabelle May Gironella
Trinity Medical Imaging, Surrey, United Kingdom
No. P55 “Setting up local dose reference limits for orthopaedic bone SPECT/CT
 
Poster Prize of £150 awarded to:
Nathalie Trinidad, Andrew Cheetham, Nick Gulliver, Danielle Levart, Manuela Vadrucci and Gillian Vivian
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
No. P56 “68Ga-DOTATATE uptake in normal tissue and
neuroendocrine lesions after somatostatin therapy
 
Oral Prize of £300 awarded to:
Ana Ribeiroa, Olga Hussonb, Nicholas Dreyc, Jim Thurstona, Iain Murraya, Katherine Maya,
Monica Jefford
d, Freda Andrewsd and Wim Oyena,b
aThe Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom, bInstitute of Cancer Research, London, United Kingdom, cCity University of London, London, United Kingdom and dPatient and Public representative, London, United Kingdom
No. 25 “Radiation exposure awareness from patients undergoing nuclear medicine diagnostic 99mTc-MDP bone scans and 18F-FDG PET/CT scans 
 
MULTIMODALITY PRIZES SPONSORED BY HERMES
 
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Poster prize of £300 awarded to:
Philip Brown, Joseph Carter, Pamela Moyade, Mohamed Mohamed, Aryan Dawoodi, Marcus DeMatas and Sobhan Vinjamuri
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
No. P11 “The diagnosis of chronic spinal implant infection
using FDG PET/CT
 
Oral Prize of £300 awarded to:
Emily Trahair, Ewa Nowosinska, Natalie Sizer, Maria Burniston, Anu Balan, Kelvin Lau, Terry
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Shaughnessy, Georgios Sotiropoulos and David Waller
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
No. 68 “99mTc-MAA SPECT/CT have a role in evaluation of lung lobar perfusion in patients with chronic obstructive airway disease (COPD) prior to lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)
 
RADIOPHARMACY ORAL PRIZE SPONSORED BY ALLIANCE MEDICAL
 
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£250 awarded to:
Madeleine Iafratea, W. D. Shingletonb, J. Fonsletc, G. O. Fruhwirtha and P. J. Blowera
aKings College London, London, United Kingdom, bGE Healthcare, Amersham, United Kingdom and cTechnical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
No. 26 “Preliminary evaluation of chelating agents for biomolecular labelling with the long-lived PET isotope manganese-52.”
 
RADIOTHERAPY PRIZES SPONSORED BY BAYER
 
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3rd Prize of £100 awarded to:
Paul Gapea, Sabina Dizdarevica, Iain Murrayb, Glenn Fluxb, Lefteris Livieratosc, Maryam Jessopa
and Mark Aplina
aBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, United Kingdom, bRoyal Marsden Hospital & Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom and cKings College London, London, United Kingdom
No. 32 “Theragnostic potential of post-therapy imaging of [223Ra]RaCl2 for treatment of bone metastases in castration resistant prostate cancer patients: Monitoring response and activity quantification
 
2nd Prize of £200 awarded to:
Anthony Batesa, Ajay Sreedasyama, Neil Mcphaila, Feng Soha, J. Prossera, Alistair Tarbucka, David Douglasand Shona Fieldingb
aNHS Highland, Inverness, United Kingdom and bUniversity of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
No. 33 “Platelet count is a novel prognostic marker prior to radium-223 therapy for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer
 
1st Prize of £300 awarded to:
Darren Morgan, Katie Slade and Aida Hallam
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom
No. 44 “Reducing inpatient stay for I-131 ablation patients, using quality improvement methodologies
 
ORAL PRIZES SPONSORED BY BNMS
 
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3rd Prize of £100 awarded to:
Matthew Memmott, Ian Armstrong, Andy Bradley, Kimberley Saint and Sarah Woods
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
No. 56 “A multiple energy window QC method for single-session background SeHCAT studies
 
2nd Prize of £200 awarded to:
Gary Cooka, Victoria Warbeya, Vicky Goha, Gitasha Chandb,c, Yan Xingc, Changchun Liuc,b,
Lingzhou Zhao
c,b, Nicholas Wongd, Levente Meszarosd, Jim ODohertye, Hong Tingd and Jinhua Zhaoc,b
aKings College London, London, United Kingdom, bShanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China, cShanghai General Hospital, Shanghai, China, dNanoMab
Technology, Shanghai, China and
eSidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar
No. 36 “Imaging programmed cell death ligand-1 (PDL1) expression in non-small cell lung cancer with 99mTc-anti PDL1 sdAb SPECT
 
1st Prize of £300 + President’s Cup awarded to:
Peter Metherall and Jonathan Taylor
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom
No. 54 “Machine learning for improving efficiency in the clinic
 
YOUNG INVESTIGATORS PRIZE SPONSORED BY BNMS
 
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£500 awarded to:
Pamela Moyade and Sobhan Vinjamuri
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
No. 5 “A review of incidental cardiac uptake on Ga-68 DOTA peptide PET/CT scans
 
STUDENT PRIZES SPONSORED BY BNMS
 
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3rd Prize of £100 awarded to:
Valentin Roquea, Maryam Jessopb, Luísa Pereirac,b, Patrick Begleyb, Paul Gapeb, Sabina Dizdarevicb, Eva Sousaa,d and Elizabete Carolinoa
aLisbon School of Health Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, bNuclear Medicine, Department of imaging, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Brighton, United Kingdom, cNuclear Medicine Physics, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone, United Kingdom and dGI-MOSM, ADEM, ISELGrupo de Investigação em Modelação e Optimização de Sistemas Multifuncionais,
Lisbon, Portugal
No 48 - “Bone scan index as metastatic bone disease quantifier and predictor of radium-223-dichloride biochemical response
 
2nd Prize of £200 awarded to:
Claudia Alvesa, Luísa Roldão Pereirab, Maryam Jessopb, Sabina Dizdarevicb, Nitasha Singhb, Deborah Pencharzb, Michael Petersb, Patrick Begleyb and Mark Aplinb
aLisbon School of Health Technology Lisbon Polytechnic Institute, Lisbon, Portugal and bBrighton & Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom
No P60 – “Validation of half-time whole body bone scan acquisition
 
1st Prize of £300 awarded to:
Sze Chuaha, Meghana Kulkarnib, Lucy Pikeb, Georgios Krokosb, Victoria Warbeyb and Gary Cookb
aGuys, Kings & St ThomasSchool of Medicine, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom and bKings College London, London, United Kingdom
No 63 – “Bayesian penalised likelihood (Q-clear)
reconstruction of
68Ga-THP-PSMA PET/CT in prostate cancer: A comparison with standard image
reconstruction methods
 
BNMS Lee Jenkins Memorial Prizes sponsored by Hermes
 
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Oral Prize of £300 awarded to:
Dominic Rushforth, Iain Murray, Jan Taprogge and Glenn Flux The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
No. 53 “DDose A voxel dosimetry module for 3Dslicer
 
Poster Prize of £300 awarded to:
Amany S. Amina and Daniel R. McGowana,b
aRadiation Physics and Protection, Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom and bDepartment of Oncology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
No. P36 “Phantom evaluation and optimisation of OSEM reconstruction algorithms on in-111 SPECT imaging
 

POSTERS AWARDED CERTIFICATES OF MERIT 2019

P06 Is post-treatment surveillance somatostatin receptor scintigraphy of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours clinically useful?
Chitra Salem Ramakumaran, Andrew Scarsbrook, H'ssein Al-Chalabi, Chirag Patel
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, United Kingdom
 
P07 Missed metastases: Using PET-CT in Scottish lung cancer patients as a retrospective learning tool to highlight blind spots on oncological CT
Louise Hartley and Sai Han
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
 
P11 The Diagnosis of Chronic Spinal Implant Infection using PET CT.
Philip Brown, Joseph Carter, Pamela Moyade, Mohamed Mohamed, Aryan Dawoodi, Marcus DeMatas, Sobhan Vinjamuri
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
 
P13 Intracranial pathology in routine F18 FDG PET-CT imaging.
Tahir Hussein and Anver Kamil
University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
 
P17 Time Lost = Time Gained (Gastric Emptying Studies)
Amie Mitchell, Leslie Mousseau, Helen Davison, David Little, Richard Graham, Stewart Redman
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, Bath, United Kingdom
 
P22 Do the guidelines surrounding 68Ga-DOTA-conjugated peptide PET/CT and octreotide treatment for neuroendocrine tumours require updating?
James Cohena, Arman Parsaib, Ewa Nowosinskab
aQueen Mary University London, London, United Kingdom, bBarts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
 
P30 Patient satisfaction with Radium-223 in Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals
Nicolas Eftychioua,b, Maryam Jessopa, Sabina Dizdarevica,c
aBSUH, Brighton, United Kingdom, bGuy's and St Thomas Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom, cBSMS, Brighton, United Kingdom
 
P31 Ultrasounds And Microbubbles Enhance The Delivery Of A Liposomal Formulation For Targeted Chemo-Radionuclide Therapy
Eloise Thomasa, Jyothi U. Menona, Joshua Owenb, Sheena Wallingtona, Michael Grayb,
Irini Skaripa-Koukellia, Robert Carlisleb and Katherine Vallisa

aCRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom and bInstitute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

 
P32 A method of determining when solid radioactive waste can be considered very low level waste (VLLW) via contamination monitoring
Andrew Morgan, Nathaniel Scott, Alexander Helming and Aida Hallam
Department of Medical Physics, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom
 
P36 Phantom evaluation and optimisation of OSEM reconstruction algorithms on in-111 SPECT imaging
Amany S. Amina and Daniel R. McGowana,b
aRadiation Physics and Protection, Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom and bDepartment of Oncology, University of Oxford,
Oxford, United Kingdom
 
P37 Comparison of wizard 1470 and HIDEX gamma counters for measuring glomerular filtration rate samples
Anne-Marie Stapleton and Alex Smout
Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, United Kingdom
 
P43 The effect of SPECT partial volume correction on I-131 voxel dosimetry using 3D printed inserts
Nicholas Calverta, Dave Cullenb, Dave Hamiltona, Emma Pagea, Sophia Pellsb, Ben Pietrasb, Emlyn Priceb, Eadie Westonb and Jill Tippinga

aThe Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom and bUniversity of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

P46 A Comparison of methods for the prevention of contamination of floors in bathrooms and wet rooms used by lutetium-177 radionuclide therapy patients
Neil Davisa, Benjamin Fongeniea,b and Jo Pagea 
aRoyal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom and bKing’s College London, London, United Kingdom
 
P50 Visual demonstration of aliasing in nuclear medicine imaging
James Elliotta, Teri Crookerb, Peter O’Sullivanb and Tristan Barndenb
aCanterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, United Kingdom and bMaidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone, United Kingdom
 
P55 Setting up local dose reference limits for orthopaedic bone SPECT/CT
Joseph Manivannan, Arum Parthipun, Rajyashree Sharma and Rabelle May Gironell
Trinity Medical Imaging, Surrey, United Kingdom

 

P56 68Ga-DOTATATE uptake in normal tissue and neuroendocrine lesions after somatostatin therapy
Nathalie Trinidad, Andrew Cheetham, Nick Gulliver, Danielle Levart, Manuela Vadrucci and Gillian Vivian
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

 

P60 Validation of half-time whole body bone scan acquisition
Claudia Alvesa, Luísa Roldão Pereirab, Maryam Jessopb, Sabina Dizdarevicb, Nitasha Singhb, Deborah Pencharzb, Michael Petersb, Patrick Begleyb and Mark Aplinb
aLisbon School of Health Technology – Lisbon Polytechnic Institute, Lisbon, Portugal and bBrighton & Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom