Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD

Dr. Minoshima’s many scientific contributions in the field of Neuroscience include the discovery of very early signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the posterior cingulate cortex and the worldwide dissemination of diagnostic statistical mapping technology. He has held significant positions within the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), including a term as President. He has also worked with the IAEA to advance the peaceful use of nuclear technology in medicine. 

Dr. Minoshima has received multiple awards, including the Tetalman Memorial Award in 1996, the Kuhl‐Lassen Award in 2006 from the SNMMI, the Gold Medal from the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) in 2013, and the Clinical Teaching Award of the Year in 2014.