Faculty and Researchers

Faculty

Bois, Frederic

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Carson, Richard E

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Yale PET Center
Director of Graduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests:Positron emission tomography (PET) modeling and physics; Tracer kinetic modeling methods and parametric imaging techniques for PET tracers; Application of receptors ligands to assess neurotransmitter dynamic; 3D and 4D PET image reconstruction; Medical imaging

Chan, Chung (Jan)

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests:Advanced image reconstruction algorithms, quantitative data correction, respiratory and cardiac motion compensation, image processing and analysis, and their applications on PET/CT and SPECT/CT imaging.

Chen, Ming-Kai

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Co-Medical Director, Yale University PET Center

Research Interests:Improving PET/CT imaging acquisition and quantification; Validation of new clinical radiotracer; Radiation exposure assessment; Internal dosimetry; Radioiodine treatment for thyroid disease; Molecular imaging in neuroscience and neurotoxicology; Small animal imaging; Receptor binding assay and autoradiography

Cosgrove, Kelly P

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurobiology

Research Interests:Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography; Positron Emission Tomography; Neuroimaging; Alcohol Dependence; Tobacco Smoking; Nicotine Dependence; Brain; nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; GABAA-benzodiazepine receptor; Sex differences

Esterlis, Irina

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Diagnostic Radiology
Director, Molecular Imaging Program, NCPTSD, VA

Research Interests:Neuroreceptor imaging; Mood disorders; Tobacco addiction

Gallezot, Jean-Dominique

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Huang, Yiyun Henry

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Co-Director of Yale PET Center & Director of Chemistry

Research Interests:PET Radiochemistry; PET Radiotracer Development; Preclinical PET Imaging; Clinical PET Imaging; Application of PET Imaging in Drug Development

Labaree, David C.

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Lim, Keunpoong

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests:PET(Positron Emission Tomography) radiopharmaceutical development

Lin, Shu-Fei

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Liu, Chi

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests:Quantitative PET/CT and SPECT/CT for cardiology and oncology applications; Image reconstruction algorithms; Quantitative data correction; Respiratory and cardiac motion compensation; Dynamic imaging; Translational imaging.

Matuskey, David

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology and in Psychiatry
Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
Medical Director, Yale Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center

Research Interests:drug addiction; cocaine; neuroimaging; PET; dopamine; serotonin; social status

Morris, Evan Daniel

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, of Biomedical Engineering and of Psychiatry
Co-director for Imaging, Yale PET Center

Research Interests:Kinetic modeling; Parameter estimation; Parametric imaging; Dopamine; Reward; Drug occupancy; Drug abuse; Alcoholism; Parkinson's disease

Nabulsi, Nabeel

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology
Deputy Director of Chemistry
Chief Quality Control and Regulatory Affairs

Research Interests:Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Radiopharmaceuticals

Naganawa, Mika

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Park, Eunkyung (Angela)

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Ropchan, Jim R

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Zheng, Ming-Qiang

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Personnel

Chung ChanPostdoctoral AssociateMentor: Chi Liu
Songye LiPostdoctoral AssociateMentor:Henry Huang
Yan XiaPostdoctoral AssociateMentor: Richard E. Carson
Yajing ZhangPostdoctoral FellowMentor: Richard E. Carson
Mary GerminoGraduate StudentMentor: Richard E. Carson
Yiqiang JianGraduate StudentMentor: Richard E. Carson
Joseph Ryan PetrulliGraduate StudentMentor: Richard E. Carson
Shuo WangGraduate StudentMentor: Richard E. Carson