The Radiochemistry Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Directed by Dr. Neil Vasdev, is dedicated to discovering new chemistry, and evaluating novel PET radiopharmaceuticals for preclinical and clinical imaging studies.
More information about Vasdev Lab can be found at the lab website
Research in the Vasdev Lab
- Advanced Radiochemical Reactions with [18F]fluoride: Iodonium Ylide Mediated Fluorination
- Advanced Radiochemical Reactions - 11C-Carbonylation Chemistry
- Multi-Step Chemistry with Short-Lived Radionuclides - "Total Radiosynthesis"
- Flow Radiochemistry - Microfluidic Platform
- Radiotracer development for Monoamine Oxidase B
- New Approaches for Neuroimaging, particularly in Alzheimer's Disease
- Solid-Metal Targetry and Metal Radionuclide Production
- Ligand Design and Synthesis
- Pathway Imaging and Radiotracer Evaluation in vivo
- Development of PET Radiopharmaceuticals for Routine Clinical Use
The People of Vasdev Lab
- Neil Vasdev, Ph.D., Director of Radiochemistry, MGH, and Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School.
- Steven H. Liang, Ph.D., Assistant in Chemistry, MGH, and Instructor in Radiology, HMS
- Eli Livni, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, HMS
- Timothy M. Shoup, Ph.D., Assistant in Chemistry, MGH, and Instructor in Radiology, HMS
- T. Lee Collier, Ph.D., Assistant in Chemistry, MGH, and Visiting Scientist at HMS
- Benjamin H. Rotstein, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Radiology, HMS
- Hema Krishnan
- Longle Ma
- Aleksandra Pekosak
- Nicky Stephenson, Ph.D.
- Cory Daignault, MD
- Alina Kassenbrock, BA
- David Hill (Northeastern University)
- Rebecca Lewis (Northeastern University)
- Jon Patteson (University of Richmond)
- Ellen Osborn (Tufts University)
- Colleen Shea (Northeastern University)