MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

Postdoctoral Fellows

Gang (Tiger) Ren, PhD

Gang (Tiger) Ren, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Molecular Imaging Chemistry Laboratory (CMICL)


Ph.D., Advanced Radiological Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
M.D., Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Tongji University


2006 Student Fellowship Award - Society of Nuclear Medicine

2004 Graduate Travel Award - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Contact Information:

Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection
1501 S. California Avenue
MC 5539 / Rm 2119
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: 650-721-1304
Fax: 650-721-6921
E-mail: tigeren@stanford.edu

Research Interests:

Developments and Applications of multimodal molecular imaging technologies in translational cancer research.

Recent Publications:

  1. Jiang L, Kimura RH, Miao Z, Silverman AP, Ren G, Liu HG, Li PY, Gambhir SS, Cochran JR, Cheng Z. Evaluation of a 64Cu-Labeled Cystine-Knot Peptide Based on Agouti Related Protein for PET of Tumors Expressing αvβ3 Integrin. J Nucl Med. 2010;51(1):251-258.
  2. Liu HG, Ren G, Miao Z, Zhang XF, Tang X, Han PZ, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z*. Molecular Optical Imaging with Radioactive Probes . PLoS one. 2010;5(3):e9479.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009470.
  3. Liu J, Hajibeigi A, Ren G, Lin M, Siyambalapitiyage W, Liu Z, Simpson E, Parkey RW, Sun X, and Öz OK. Retention of the radiotracers 64Cu-ATSM and 64Cu-PTSM in human and murine tumors is influenced by MDR1 protein expression. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2009;50(8):1332-9.
  4. Miao Z, Ren G, Liu H, Jiang L, Kimura RH, Cochran JR, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z. An engineered knottin peptide labeled with 18F for PET imaging of alpha v beta 3 integrin expression. Bioconjugate Chemistry. 2009;20(12):2342-7.
  5. Ren G, Liu Z, Miao Z, Liu H, Subbarayan M, Chin F, Zhang L, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z. PET Imaging of Malignant Melanoma using 18F-labeled Metallopeptides . Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2009;50(11):1865-72.
  6. Ren G, Miao Z, Liu H, Jiang L, Limpa-Amara N, Mahmood A, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z. Melanin-targeted preclinical PET imaging of melanoma metastasis. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2009;50(10):1692-9.
  7. Ren G, Zhang R, Liu Z, Webster J, Miao Z, Gambhir SS, Syud F and Cheng Z. A Novel 2-helix Small Protein Label with 68Ga for PET Imaging of HER-2 Expression. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2009;50(9):1492-9.
  8. Shao Q, Jiang T, Ren G, Cheng Z, Xing BG. Photoactivable Bioluminescent Probes for Imaging Luciferase Activity. Chem. Commun.. 2009;27():4028-30.
  9. Braasch D, Paroo Z, Ren G, Öz OK, Mason R, and Corey D. Biodistribution of phosphodiester and phosphorothioate siRNA. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letter. 2004;14(5):1139-1143.

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