Named Winner Of Mallinckrodt Prize For Nuclear Medicine Author: Karen Young Kreeger

Thomas Behr, 29, a research fellow at the Newark, N.J.-based Garden State Cancer Center who is on leave from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, has received the 1995 Mallinckrodt Prize. The award is given by the German Society of Nuclear Medicine for the best research in that field. He received the prize, which consists of an honorarium of 15,000 DM (approximately $10,000), in late March at the society's annual meeting in Dresden.

International Connections:The goal of visiting scholar Thomas Behr is to share what he learns about radioimmunotherapeutic techniques with his European colleagues.

"It's a great honor to be awarded such a prestigious prize," remarks Behr, who received his M.D. from Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1993. "I think, especially for the field [of nuclear medicine], it's a very big honor that therapy with radiolabeled antibodies is now becoming...

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