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
Diseases of the Blood, Diseases of the Nervous System Evaluation of the Effect of Hypoglycemia With PET and a Norepinephrine Transporter Ligand
Lung Low-Dose PET/CT for Imaging Small Lung Nodules
Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research SV2A PET Imaging in Healthy Subjects and Epilepsy Patients
Tobacco Addiction Imaging sex differences in smoking-induced dopamine release via novel PET methods
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Imaging Extrastriatal Dopamine Release in Tobacco Smokers and Nonsmokers
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)
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Glutamate-Glutamine Cycling (VCYC) During Cocaine Abstinence Using 13C-MRS
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)

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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