MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

ICMIC@Stanford 2005 - 2010

Developmental Projects

Year 1 - 2005-2006
Developmental Project 1
Multimodality Imaging of mRNA in Living Animals
Jianghong Rao, PhD
Jianghong Rao, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 3
Development of Small Animal Conformal Therapy
Edward Graves, PhD
Ted Graves, PhD
Project Leader
Developmental Project 2
In vivo Imaging of Brain Tumor Cellular Dynamics Using Fluorescence Microendoscopy
Mark Schnitzer, PhD
Mark Schnitzer, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 4
PET Imaging of Tumor Vasculature with 18F Labeled VEGF
Francis Blankenberg, MD
Francis Blankenberg, MD
Project Leader


Year 2 - 2006-2007
Developmental Project 1
Multimodality Imaging of mRNA in Living Animals
Jianghong Rao, PhD
Jianghong Rao, PhD
Project Leader


Developmental Project 3
Development of Small Animal Conformal Therapy
Edward Graves, PhD
Ted Graves, PhD
Project Leader
Developmental Project 2
Optically Coupled Readout Front-End for MR-Compatible PET Instrumentation
Craig Levin, PhD
Craig Levin, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 4
Encapsulated Gold Contrast Agent for CT Imaging of Tumors
Rebecca Fahrig, PhD
Rebecca Fahrig, PhD
Project Leader


Year 3 - 2007-2008
Developmental Project 1
Use of Magnetic Producing Bacteria for Tumor Targeting and Enhancing MRI Contrast

A. C. Matin, PhD
A. C. Matin, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 3
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging of Hyperpolarized 13C-labeled Pyruvate
Daniel Spielman, PhD
Daniel Spielman, PhD
Project Leader
Developmental Project 2
Molecular Imaging of Tumor Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression Using 18F Labeled Chlorotoxin
Zhen Cheng, PhD
Zhen Cheng, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 4
Imaging Cancer Patient with Manganese-Enhanced MRI
Sandip Biswal, MD
Sandip Biswal, MD
Project Leader


Year 4 - 2008-2009
Developmental Project 1
Synthesis and Use of 18F-fluoro-9-B-D-arabinofuranosylguanine as an Imaging Agent for the Detection of Diseases of T cell Origin

Beverly Mitchell, MD
Beverly Mitchell, MD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 3
Molecular Ultrasound for Monitoring Anti-Angiogenic Cancer Treatment: Comparison with PET-CT
Juergen K. Willmann, MD
Juergen K. Willmann, MD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 5
Dual Biotherapy
Photo of Christopher Contag
Christopher Contag, PhD
Project Leader
Developmental Project 2
A Novel Rhenium Cyclized Peptide for Pre-clinical Imaging of Melanoma Metastases


Zhen Cheng, PhD
Zhen Cheng, PhD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 4
Imaging Cancer Pain with Manganese-Enhanced MRI

Sandip Biswal, MD
Sandip Biswal, MD
Project Leader


Year 5 - 2009-2010
Developmental Project 1
Gene Therapy for Hepatocullular Carcinoma: Development of a Readily Translatable Non-Viral Vector

Lawrence (Rusty) Hofmann, MD
Lawrence (Rusty) Hofmann, MD
Project Leader

Developmental Project 3
1 mm resolution laser-coupled PET detector for simultaneous PET/MR of the breast
Craig Levin, PhD
Craig Levin, PhD
Project Leader
Developmental Project 2
Synthesis and Use of 18 F-fluoro-9-b-D-arabinofuranosylguanine as an Imaging Agent for the Detection of Diseases of T cell Origin
Beverly Mitchell, MD
Beverly Mitchell, MD
Project Leader


Developmental Project 4
Molecular Image-Based Clinical Management of Head and Neck Cancers
Ted Graves, PhD
Ted Graves, PhD
Project Leader

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