RSNA 2021 Dedication

Sanjiv S. Gambhir, MD, PhD

Sam Gambhir

Sanjiv S. Gambhir, MD, PhD, was a highly distinguished physician-scientist whose methods in molecular imaging and in vitro diagnostics revolutionized early cancer detection and management strategies. Dr. Gambhir was the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor in Cancer Research, chair of the Department of Radiology and director of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford. Dr. Gambhir received RSNA’s 2009 Outstanding Researcher Award, delivered the 2010 RSNA New Horizons Lecture and the 2019 RSNA Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Gambhir received several prestigious awards in the field of biomedical imaging, including the 2020 European Society of Molecular Imaging (ESMI) annual award, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award, the Hounsfield Medal from the Imperial College of London, the Tesla Medal from the United Kingdom Royal College of Radiologists, and the George Charles de Hevesy  ]Nuclear Pioneer Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine.