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CMR 2018 - The Joint EuroCMR/SCMR meeting in Barcelona was the largest SCMR meeting ever with more than 1,900 attendees from all over the world. View news and highlights on the SCMR twitter site and search #CMR2018.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found here 

CMR2018 Award Recipients

SCMR Gold Medal Award

Andrew E Arai, MD, FAHA

Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Group at National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Best Image Award


 James Goldfarb
St. Francis Hospital
Roslyn, New York

Best of 2017 SCMR Case of the Week

Arun Dahiya
RBWH and Logan Hospital

"Intramyocardial hematoma mimicking hypertrophic cardiomyopathy-evaluation by multimodality imaging

Seed Grant Awards

Yan Wen
Cornell University
"Assessment of Heart Chamber Oxygenation using Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping (QSM)" 

Anthony Christodoulou
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
"Toward a Push-Button, Single-Scan Quantitative CMR Exam"

Abstract Awards

Early Career Award - Clinical Oral Abstract

Andrea Baggiano
Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico

"Native myocardial T1 for clinical diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis: ready for prime time – a 715 patient prospective study"

Early Career Award - 
Basic Science Oral Abstract

Aurelien Bustin
King’s College London

"Four-minute whole-heart coronary MRA with sub-millimeter isotropic resolution and 100% respiratory scan efficiency"

Early Career Award - 
Translational Oral Abstract

Alexander Liu
University of Oxford

"Microvascular Dysfunction is a Coronary Artery Specific Phenomenon, associated with Elevated Microvascular Resistance, Myocardial Hypo-Perfusion and Dysfunction - Time for a Paradigm Shift"

Best Moderated e-Poster

Zohya Khaliqu
NIHR Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital

"Diffusion tensor cardiovascular magnetic resonance assessment of recovered dilated cardiomyopathy"

Best Technologist Abstract

Sarah Anderson
UCL Department of Cardiac MRI

"Live detection of left atrial appendage thrombus in cardiac amyloidosis"

Best Manuscript Awards

11th Gerald M. Pohost Award 2018 

Henrik Engblom and colleagues  

"Fully quantitative cardiovascular magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion ready for clinical use: a comparison between cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography”

11th Gerald M. Pohost Award Runner-Up 2018

Zhengwei Zhou and colleagues

"Optimized CEST Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance for Assessment of Metabolic Activity in the Heart"

1st Dudley J. Pennell Award 2018

Vanessa Ferreira and colleagues

“Native T1-mapping Detects the Location, Extent and Patterns of Acute Myocarditis Without the Need for Gadolinium Contrast agents”

1st Dudley J. Pennell Award Runner-Up 2018

Darius Dabir and colleagues

“Reference Values for Healthy Human Myocardium Using a T1 Mapping Methodology: Results from the International T1 Multicenter Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Study”

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