Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD

Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD

Radiologist

Imaging Clinic (Radiology)

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, H0222
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center (1996) CA
  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1995) CA
  • Internship: UCLA Medical Center (1994) CA
  • Ph.D., UCLA Medical Scientist Training Program, Biomathematics (1990)
  • M.D., UCLA, Medical Scientist Training Program (1993)
  • B.S., Arizona State University, Physics (1983)

Honors & Awards

  • AAAS Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2014)
  • AAISCR Lifetime Achievement Award, American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research (AAISCR, Inc.) (2014)
  • AIMBE Member, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2006)
  • AMI Top Clinical Abstract Award, Academy of Molecular Imaging (2005)
  • ASCI member, American Society of Clinical Investigation - honor society for physicans/scientists. (2008)
  • Best Clinical Article, Society of Nuclear Medicine (2007)
  • Best Essay Award, ACNP/Society of Nuclear Medicine (2007)
  • Co-Host, Nobel Symposium on Molecular Imaging, Nobel Committtee, Stockholm (2007)
  • Distinguished Basic Scientist of the Year Award, The Academy of Molecular Imaging (2004)
  • Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (2004)
  • Distinguished Scientist Award for Distinguished Contributions to Nuclear Medicine, 37th Annual Western Regional Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) (2012)
  • Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) (2011)
  • Holst Medal, Philips Corp and TU/e, Netherlands (2003)
  • Hounsfield Medal, Imperial College, London (2006)
  • IOM member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. (2008)
  • J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, The Robarts Research Institute (2015)
  • Most Influential Radiology Researcher, Aunt Minnie (2006)
  • NAI Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (2016)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2009)
  • Parmley Prize, American College of Cardiology Foundations (2009)
  • Paul C. Aebersold Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine (2006)
  • SMI Achievement Award, The Society for Molecular Imaging (2004)
  • SNM Image of the Year, Society of Nuclear Medicine (2005)
  • Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research Award, The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research (2013)
  • Stanford University Endowed Professorship, Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research (2009)
  • Taplin Award, The Society of Nuclear Medicine (2002)
  • Tesla Medal, UK Royal College of Radiologists (2008)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Department of Radiology - Stanford University School of Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Director, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) (2003 - Present)
  • Director, Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection at Stanford (2009 - Present)
  • Professor, Department of Radiology and Bio-X Program (2003 - Present)
  • Professor (By courtesy), Bioengineering (2005 - Present)
  • Professor (By courtesy), Materials Science & Engineering (2009 - Present)

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