Robert Schenter specialized in the production of radioisotopes in reactors for nuclear medicine. He dedicated much of his time teaching students this art and science as well as teaching national leaders the value of nuclear medicine. He spent many years trying to get the government to support production of radioisotopes in the United States.
There is a growing market for PET in Greece. Nuclear Medicine in Greece is standing up to a similar level to the rest of the EU
Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing disciplines in medicine. The development of innovative new imaging modalities and radiopharmaceuticals has improved the ability to study biological structures and functions in health and disease, and continues to contribute to the evolution of medical care.
(Henry Wagner, James Adelstein, Harvard Medical School) USofA - Henry Wagner, pioneer in nuclear medicine15.Feb.2015
"In science, credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs." This year's Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer awardee, a true son of the Johns Hopkins, is both a person to whom ideas first occur and, especially, one who, in the name of nuclear medicine, convinces the world of their veracity and usefulness.