Basic Research


With regard to pre-clinical imaging research, the Department maintains a state of the art molecular imaging facility which offers a wide array of advanced animal imaging including autoradiography, micro PET, microCT, ultrasound, optical and radiography. The group at this facility is actively engaged in the development of biologically-targeted radiotracers that can uniquely target various disease processes. The Director of the Molecular Imaging Center is Dr. Peter Conti and the Laboratory Manager is Mr. Grant Dagliyan.