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In memoriam: Wolfgang Becker

In memoriam: Wolfgang Becker Obituary Frans H. M. Corstens President of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Published online: 8 June 2002 © Springer-Verlag 2002 Eur J Nucl Med (2002) 29:837–838 DOI 10.1007/s00259-002-0892-4 Wolfgang Becker died on May 18, 2002, at the age of 49. He was born in 1952 in Bad Windsheim, in Mittel- franken, Germany, where he attended the gymnasium. Subsequently he studied Medicine at the University of Würzburg, where he qualified with an MD in 1979. After spending some time at the Institute of Pathology of the University of Würzburg, he served his military service in the German army. In 1981 he commenced his career in nuclear medicine, his residence being in the Department of Nuclear Medicine in Würzburg, where he obtained his PhD degree in 1985 with a thesis entitled, “In-111-oxine labelled leucocytes: possibilities of a scintigraphic diag- nosis in inflammatory and infectious diseases”. He re- mained in the university environment throughout his professional career and was actively involved in teach- ing, patient care and research. In 1985 he moved to Erlangen, where he became Pro- fessor of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Nürn- and published close to 150 original articles and almost berg-Erlangen. There he continued to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Nuclear Medicine; Imaging / Radiology; Orthopedics; Cardiology; Oncology
ISSN
1619-7070
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1619-7089
DOI
10.1007/s00259-002-0892-4
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27518525
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Abstract

Obituary Frans H. M. Corstens President of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Published online: 8 June 2002 © Springer-Verlag 2002 Eur J Nucl Med (2002) 29:837–838 DOI 10.1007/s00259-002-0892-4 Wolfgang Becker died on May 18, 2002, at the age of 49. He was born in 1952 in Bad Windsheim, in Mittel- franken, Germany, where he attended the gymnasium. Subsequently he studied Medicine at the University of Würzburg, where he qualified with an MD in 1979. After spending some time at the Institute of Pathology of the University of Würzburg, he served his military service in the German army. In 1981 he commenced his career in nuclear medicine, his residence being in the Department of Nuclear Medicine in Würzburg, where he obtained his PhD degree in 1985 with a thesis entitled, “In-111-oxine labelled leucocytes: possibilities of a scintigraphic diag- nosis in inflammatory and infectious diseases”. He re- mained in the university environment throughout his professional career and was actively involved in teach- ing, patient care and research. In 1985 he moved to Erlangen, where he became Pro- fessor of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Nürn- and published close to 150 original articles and almost berg-Erlangen. There he continued to

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European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingSpringer Journals

Published: May 17, 2002

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