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PET-Based Molecular Imaging in Personalized Oncology

01/20/2017

Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss M.D. is Professor of Nuclear Medicine at the German Cancer Research Center. She was the guest speaker at a lecture organized by the MGH Gordon Center. Below is the presentation summary. Molecular imaging techniques allow a better staging as well as an individualization and optimization of therapy in oncological patients. The availability of ...

Personalization of Nanotherapeutics Delivery

01/13/2017

Dr. Anne van de Ven is a Research Assistant Professor at Northeastern University. She was the guest speaker at a lecture organized by the MGH Gordon Center. Below is the presentation summary. Intravital microscopy allows the visualization of nanoparticle transport across a sequence of multi-scale physical barriers. Data collected using this approach can be used to ...

Post-Translational Modifications and Age-Related Diseases

01/06/2017

Dr. Tae Ho Lee is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was the guest speaker at a lecture organized by the MGH Gordon Center. Below is his presentation summary. Phosphorylation of proteins is one of the most important post-translational modifications (PTMs) and a key signaling mechanism in diverse physiological and pathological processes. Its deregulation contributes ...

Annual Holiday Party

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our annual holiday party. Take a look at the gallery below for some of the highlights of the evening....

Happy Holidays

12/22/2016

For the upcoming holidays, we will be closed Monday, December 26, and Monday, January 2. We wish you a healthy and happy holiday season!...

Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship

12/21/2016

Nicolas Guehl was awarded the SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship based on his proposal “Development of methods for simultaneous rest-stress myocardial blood flow (MBF) measurements.” The fellowship is funded by the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and is designed to support research activities in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging for three ...

Neuroplastic Changes in Blind Individuals

12/20/2016

  This article was initially published by the RSNA Daily Bulletin on November 30, 2016. Dr. Laura Ortiz-Terán is a clinical radiologist and neuroimaging research scientist at the MGH Gordon Center. She works with Dr. Jorge Sepulcre to investigate the neuroplastic changes occurring in blind individuals, adults and children, using graph theory based resting-state functional ...

Novel Radioligand for Brain Imaging

12/16/2016

Central nervous system demyelination represents the pathological hallmark of multiple sclerosis (MS) and is thought to contribute to other neurological conditions including traumatic brain injury, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. The ability to assess demyelination quickly and quantitatively is crucial for the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. As current imaging approaches for demyelination rely on ...

Seminar: Smart Photonic Materials for Theranostic Applications

12/02/2016

According to Dr. Sei Kwang Hahn from Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea, smart photonic materials have a variety of biomedical applications for biosensing, molecular imaging, surgery and therapies. In a conference organized by the Gordon Center, he discussed his research efforts to develop melanoidin nanoparticles for in vivo noninvasive photoacoustic mapping of sentinel ...

PET Production Facility

10/07/2016

The production facility is a cGMP/FDA registered PET drug manufacturer that consists of an ISO Class 8 manufacturing area, an ISO Class 7 cleanroom and a quality control lab. The core laboratories are equipped with over 20 mini cells and automated chemistry modules used primarily for the synthesis of 18F, 11C and 13N radiopharmaceuticals. Click ...