December 11, 2018 -- The list of candidates for the inaugural edition of the EuroMinnies award scheme is now available. The EuroMinnies recognize the best and brightest in European radiology, and our first annual campaign includes 97 candidates in eight categories, ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Best New Radiology Vendor.

EuroMinnies winners will be selected by our expert panel in two rounds of voting. The finalists will be announced in January 2019, with the final winners announced in February. The trophy presentations will take place at ECR 2019 in Vienna.

EuroMinnies awards

Most Influential Radiology Researcher
Dr. Marc Dewey, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Clarisse Dromain, PhD, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Dr. Vicky Goh, King's College Hospital, London, U.K.
Dr. Myriam Hunink, PhD, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Dr. Christiane Kuhl, Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
Dr. Denis Le Bihan, PhD, NeuroSpin, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Dr. Matthijs Oudkerk, PhD, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Dr. Alexander Radbruch, JD, University Hospital Essen and Heidelberg, Germany
Dr. Francesco Sardanelli, San Donato Polyclinic, Milan, Italy
Dr. Meike Vernooij, PhD, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Dr. Sophia Zackrisson, PhD, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

Most Effective Radiology Educator
Dr. Jelle Barentsz, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Dr. Regina Beets-Tan, PhD, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
Thomas Beyer, PhD, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dr. Adrian Brady, Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland
Dr. Filipe Caseiro Alves, PhD, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
Dr. Carlo Catalano, La Sapienza University of Rome Hospital, Rome, Italy
Dr. Teresa Margarida Cunha, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Afshin Gangi, PhD, University Hospital Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Dr. Hugh Harvey, Kheiron Medical Technologies, London, U.K.
Dr. Paul McCoubrie, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, U.K.
Dr. Sergey Morozov, PhD, Research and Practice Center of Medical Radiology, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Martine Rémy-Jardin, PhD, University Centre of Lille, Lille, France

Radiology Rising Star
Dr. Bettina Baessler, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Dr. Julian Caspers, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Dr. Pedro Fragoso Costa, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
Dr. Miguel Angel De la Cámara Egea, Radiology Club, Linares, Spain
Dr. Viola Koen, Amstelland Hospital, Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Dr. Marijana Basta Nikolic, Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
Dr. Filippo Pesapane, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Dr. Nadya Pyatigorskaya, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Dr. Atis Svare, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
Dr. Irina Trofimenko, PhD, Research and Practice Center of Medical Radiology, Moscow, Russia

Most Significant News Event in European Radiology
Brexit and its impact on staffing, recruitment, and drug approval and supply
Controversy over missed cancer screenings in U.K. mammography program
Discussion of radiographer reporting of chest x-rays
France's new initiative in artificial intelligence
Growth of artificial intelligence and machine learning in radiology
Ongoing debate over safety of gadolinium MRI contrast
Paul Parizel quits Europe and heads for Australia
Regulator in U.K. calls for action on backlog of scans
Stephan Achenbach becomes president of the European Society of Cardiology

Scientific Paper of the Year
Awareness of risks of ionizing radiation exposure in imaging investigations: A clinician survey. Young B et al, Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) annual meeting, September 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Coronary CT angiography and 5-year risk of myocardial infarction. The SCOT-HEART investigators, New England Journal of Medicine, September 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Facing the guilt and commemorating the victims: German radiology and radiation oncology during National Socialism. Eckert F et al, Journal of the American College of Radiology, April 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Glymphatic pathway of gadolinium-based contrast agents through the brain: Overlooked and misinterpreted. Deike-Hofmann K et al, Investigative Radiology, November 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Imaging aspects of running of the bulls at the Fiesta de San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain. Orella LM et al, Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM) national congress, May 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

One-view breast tomosynthesis versus two-view mammography in the Malmö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial (MBTST): A prospective, population-based, diagnostic accuracy study. Zackrisson S et al, Lancet Oncology, November 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

A prospective study of the safety of tattoos in MRI. Callaghan M et al, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine annual congress, June 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Should you stop wearing neckties? Wearing a tight necktie reduces cerebral blood flow. Lüddecke R et al, Neuroradiology, August 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Would it be safe to have a dog in the MRI scanner before your own examination? A multicenter study to establish hygiene facts related to dogs and men. Gutzeit A et al, European Radiology, July 2018. To learn more about this paper, click here.

Best New Radiology Device
Aixplorer Mach 30 ultrasound scanner, SuperSonic Imagine
Aquilion Precision CT scanner, Canon Medical Systems Europe
Brevera breast biopsy system, Hologic
DR 800 multipurpose digital radiography system, Agfa HealthCare
DRX-Transportable System/Lite digital radiography retrofit kit, Carestream Health
FDR Go Plus portable digital radiography system, Fujifilm Europe
Ingenia Ambition X 1.5-tesla MRI scanner, Philips Healthcare
LineUp extremity weight-bearing CT scanner, CurveBeam
Logiq E10 ultrasound scanner, GE Healthcare
Magnetom Sola 1.5-tesla MRI scanner, Siemens Healthineers
MobileDaRt Evolution MX8 mobile digital x-ray system, Shimadzu
MyLab X line of ultrasound scanners, Esaote
Nu:view breast CT scanner, Advanced Breast-CT
OmniTom mobile CT scanner, Samsung NeuroLogica
Piur tomographic ultrasound scanner, Piur Imaging
X-Insight ultrasound scanner, Mindray Medical

Best New Radiology Software
AeroRemote Insights business intelligence software, Konica Minolta Healthcare
AI-Rad Companion Chest CT, Siemens Healthineers
Blackford Platform, Blackford Analysis
Breast screening artificial intelligence software, Kheiron Medical Technologies
Cercare Medical NeuroSuite decision-support software, Cercare Medical
Contrast&Care contrast management software, Guerbet
e-CTA CT angiography analysis software, Brainomix
Engage Suite for Integrated Care platform, Agfa HealthCare
EnvoyAI Exchange platform, EnvoyAI
Illumeo artificial intelligence software, Philips Healthcare
JiveX healthcare content management software, Visus Health IT
Northstar AI Explorer, TeraRecon
ProFound AI software for digital breast tomosynthesis, iCAD
REiLi artificial intelligence software, Fujifilm Europe
Sectra Digital Pathology Solution, Sectra
Transpara artificial intelligence for mammography software, ScreenPoint Medical
Workflow Orchestrator, Carestream Health
Veye Chest pulmonary nodule detection software, Aidence
VolparaEnterprise Live mammography quality control software, Volpara Solutions

Best New Radiology Vendor
Cercare Medical
EnvoyAI
Kheiron Medical Technologies
MaxQ AI
Myocardial Solutions
Nocimed
Osimis
Quantib
Qure.ai
ScreenPoint Medical
Serac Healthcare


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