Replying to In Memoriam: Ignac Fogelman, M.D.
Posted 09 August 2016 - 08:44 AM
Sad news in deed. he was a great scientist and very nice man. He will be deeply missed by many.
Posted 08 July 2016 - 04:21 AM
Ignac has been a fantastic friend with style and humor, in addition of being a great scientist. During my years at the University of Siena, Fogelman et al, was the most important reference I've used in my papers dealing with bone scans and total body retention of technetium-99m labelled diphosphonate. I'll miss him. Ciao Ignac!
Posted 07 July 2016 - 12:52 PM
I am very sorry to hear this sad news. He was a good friend and colleague from Glasgow days. I shall miss him.
Posted 07 July 2016 - 08:48 AM
We are sad to announce that Professor Ignac Fogleman passed away on July 5th following a long and courageous fight against cancer. He received his medical degree at Glasgow University and took up the post of Consultant Physician at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London UK in 1983. He served as director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine between 1988-97 and became Director of the Osteoporosis Screening and Research Unit in 1988. During his time in Glasgow, under the supervision of Dr Iain Boyle, Ignac developed the technique of bone scanning using technetium-99m labelled diphosphonate compounds, which was widely used in the investigation of many metabolic bone disorders including osteomalacia, bone malignancy and Paget’s disease. In later years his research group at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals were leaders in the development of (18)F-fluoride positron emission tomography for the study of regional changes in bone remodeling in untreated and treated bone disease. He was closely...