Richard E Carson, PhD

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

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Lung An Exploratory Study of the Biologic Effects and Biomarkers of Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab in Subjects With Treatment-Naive Stage IV or Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Imaging SV2A in mood disorders
Lung Low-Dose PET/CT for Imaging Small Lung Nodules
Tobacco Addiction Imaging sex differences in smoking-induced dopamine release via novel PET methods
Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research SV2A PET Imaging in Healthy Subjects and Epilepsy Patients
Diseases of the Nervous System A Brain Imaging Study With Positron Emission Tomography and the Radiotracer [11C]UCB-J to Estimate How Fast Brivaracetam and Levetiracetam Enter the Brain in Healthy Volunteers
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Test-retest Reproducibility of [11C]PHNO PET Using the Constant Infusion Paradigm (phno_amth)
Addictive Behaviors PET Imaging of mGLuR5 With Drug Challenge
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Translational Neuroscience Optimization of GlyT1 Inhibitor (NCATS)
Mental Health & Behavioral Research PET and MRI Brain Imaging of Bipolar Disorder
Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Acetylcholine, Tobacco Smoking, Genes and Nicotinic Receptors (nic_physo)
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Glutamate-Glutamine Cycling (VCYC) During Cocaine Abstinence Using 13C-MRS
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Imaging Extrastriatal Dopamine Release in Tobacco Smokers and Nonsmokers

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Contact Info

Richard E Carson, PhD
Mailing Address
Yale PET CenterPO Box 208048
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8048

Yale PET Center

Research Image 1

Our work on synaptic density imaging was published in Science Translational Medicine on July 20, 2016

Research Image 2

Collage of PET images from the Yale PET Center

Research Image 3

Human PET brain images with 10 different tracers