Life Achievement Award 2014

Prof. Eric Krenning of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, was awarded the 2014 ENETS Life Achievement Award in Barcelona on 7 March, in recognition for nearly 40 years of scientific research in the field of neuroendocrine tumor disease. Prof. Krenning spent his career at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, heading the department of Nuclear Medicine from 1985 until 2012.  He lectured in Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine and Endocrinology and was involved in research, with his main interests including Thyroidology and Molecular Medicine with radioactive peptides for imaging and therapy. He co-authored more than 435 peer-reviewed articles since 1975, and has been much cited and greatly respected for his contributions to better scientific practices.