Weibo Cai Selected as 2022 Michael J. Welch Awardee

Posted on December 2021

Dr. Weibo Cai

Weibo Cai, PhD recently won the 2022 Michael J. Welch Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council. According to the SNMMI, “The Michael J. Welch Award is intended to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences, has been involved in mentoring students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty, and community service to the field of radiopharmaceutical chemistry and molecular imaging.” 

As a result of the award, Dr. Cai will receive $1,000 and a complimentary SNMMI annual membership. Dr. Cai says, “I am truly honored and humbled to receive this award, which is one of the highest honors a radiochemist can get. All the previous winners are internationally renowned scientists in the field, and I am thrilled to join this elite group. I am deeply grateful to all my mentors, group members, colleagues, and peers for their continuous support throughout my career.“ 

To view a list of previous winners, please see here: