The British Nuclear Medicine Society has conferred President's Medal on Prof. Sobhan Vinjamuri for the year 2020 for his exceptional prowess in the field. Prof. Vinjamuri is an expert in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine and has been Consultant Physician since 1998 leading one of the largest Nuclear Medicine Departments in the UK at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
As a senior medical leader and a scientific peer reviewer for various national and international research bodies, he has made substantial contributions especially in the area of Radionuclide Brain Imaging Service for Dementia. He has also served internationally on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency.In 2017, he was honoured with Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Oration Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India (SNMI).
It is noteworthy that he is the first and so far the only medic of Indian-origin in the history of the British Nuclear Medicine Society to serve as its President earlier in 2016. He has also been Chairman of the Liverpool Research Ethics Committee.