9 November 2021
Proud winners of the BJR awards presented at the BIR Annual Congress were:
The Barclay Medal
The Barclay Medal is awarded annually to the author whose contribution to BJR has been a piece of original research of special merit, contributing to the science and practice of radiology. This was presented to Dr Ya Ruth Huo and team (Concord General Repatriation Hospital Clinical School, University of Sydney, Australia) for their work on pneumothorax rates in CT-Guided lung biopsies.
BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award
The BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award is given annually to a BJR author, within five years of appointment to a senior post, for the best original research paper published in BJR that year. This was presented to Dr Meng Chen and team (The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, China) for their work on a deep learning-based vascular extraction and stenosis detection technique for coronary artery disease.
Dr Prafulla Ganguli Award
The BIR Dr Prafulla Kumar Ganguli Award is given annually to a BJR|Case reports author for the best original case report published in BJR|Case reports that year. This year the award was presented to Dr Enrico Novelli and team (University of Pittsburgh, USA) for their work on PET–MRI molecular imaging of vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease.