Thieme Picks Up Magna Cum Laude Award at Prestigious Neuroradiology Meeting

New York, NY, July 23, 2009 --( Thieme Publishers is pleased to announce that the Cerefy Atlas of Cerebral Vasculature has received the Magna Cum Laude Scientific Exhibition Award from the American Society of Neuroradiology during the ASNR's 47th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

“Dr. Nowinski and his team tirelessly worked to perfect this new atlas. We at Thieme enthusiastically express our appreciation for their unwavering dedication and accomplishments, ” said Brian Scanlan, president of Thieme, publishers of the atlas.

The Cerefy Atlas of Cerebral Vasculature CD-ROM is an interactive electronic atlas correlating 3D vasculature with surface and sectional anatomy of the human brain. Constructed from multiple magnetic resonance scans, it is widely considered the most comprehensive, detailed and sophisticated cerebrovascular atlas ever created. It also includes linked reference material from Thieme books.

This powerful tool assists clinicians, residents, and students in neuroanatomy, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and neurology who are learning, researching, or planning to treat the brain and its vasculature.

About ASNR

The American Society of Neuroradiology is a professional membership society comprised of 3,000 physicians specializing in the field of neuroradiology. ASNR aims to develop and support standards for the training of neuroradiologists and for the practice of neuroradiology. The organization promotes an understanding of the field among patients, other healthcare professionals and public agencies and enhances communication with these groups.

About the Authors

Wieslaw L.Nowinski, DSc, PhD
Director, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

A. Thirunavuukarasuu , MInfoTech
Research Technology Specialist, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Ihar Volkau , PhD
Research Scientist, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Yevgen Marchenko , MSc
Senior Software Engineer, Biomedical Imaging Lab, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Val M. Runge , MD
Robert and Alma Moreton Centennial Chair in Radiology; Department of Radiology; Scott and White Clinic and Hospital; Texas A&M University Health Science Center; Temple, TX, USA

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. Popular online products include Thieme eJournals and the Thieme Electronic Book Library, which are accessible via, Thieme's platform for electronic products. New anatomy resources include the for faculty, and for students. Please visit for additional information.

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