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May 17, 2012
Vienna, VA, May 16, 2012 – The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) announces the finalists for the 6th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award (YIA). Sponsored by an educational grant from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the YIA program supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years of completing a training program.
Each applicant submitted an abstract and a mini-manuscript of 1,000 words, concerning research related to the technical and clinical advancement of cardiovascular CT. Each finalist will give an oral presentation at the 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 19–22, 2012, in Baltimore, Maryland. All five finalists will be granted a free year of SCCT membership, a $1,000 travel stipend, and free registration to the 7th Annual Scientific Meeting. Two winners will be announced at the meeting, and their manuscripts will be eligible for priority peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT) and the work will be highlighted on the 7th Annual Scientific Meeting website.
The five finalists and their topics are:
For more information about the 6th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award, please visit http://www.scct.org/annualmeeting/2012/abstracts.cfm.
About the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
SCCT is the professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT). SCCT is acknowledged and recognized as the representative and advocate for research, education, and clinical excellence in the use of cardiovascular computed tomography. For more information on the Society’s Mission and Goals, please see the SCCT Website at www.SCCT.org.
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.
Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen.