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Society Of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) Is Now Accepting Submissions For The 7th Toshiba Young Investigators Awards (YIA)  


Vienna, VA, January 17, 2013 - The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is now accepting applications for the 7th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award (YIA).  Underwritten by Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., the YIA Program supports the professional and clinical development of top radiology residents and cardiology fellows within five years of completing a training program.     

Each applicant must submit an abstract and a mini-manuscript of 1,000 words, concerning research related to the technical and clinical advancement of cardiovascular CT. Five (5) finalists will be selected, and each will give an oral presentation at SCCT's 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 11-14, 2013, in Montréal, Canada. All five finalists will be granted a free year of SCCT membership, complimentary registration to the Annual Scientific Meeting and a $1,000 travel stipend. Two winners will be announced at the meeting, and their manuscripts will be highlighted on the 8th Annual Scientific Meeting website and will be eligible for priority peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT).

"The SCCT and Toshiba share a commitment to fund research and advance innovation by fostering the development of radiology residents and cardiology fellows to become tomorrow's diagnostic imaging leaders," said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba.

For more information about the 7th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Award Program please visit here.

About the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

(SCCT) is the professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT).  With an expanding global membership, it is acknowledged and recognized as the representative and advocate for research, education, and clinical excellence in the use of cardiovascular computed tomography.  For more information on the Society's mission and goals, please see the SCCT Website at:

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at