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Ming-Kai Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Co-Medical Director, Yale University PET Center

Contact Information

Ming-Kai Chen, MD, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208042

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States

Coauthors

Research Interests

Diagnosis; Neoplasms; Nervous System Diseases; Health Care

Public Health Interests

Environmental Health

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Nervous SystemMeditation and Synaptic Density
Diseases of the Nervous SystemStudy of Safety and of the Mechanism of BLZ945 in ALS Patients
Men's Health; Women's HealthEvaluating the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Receptor Occupancy of BMS-984923
Alzheimer's DiseaseA Study of Donanemab (LY3002813) in Participants With Early Alzheimer's Disease (TRAILBLAZER-ALZ 2)
Alzheimer's DiseaseAHEAD 3-45 Study: A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With Lecanemab in Participants With Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease and Elevated Amyloid and Also in Participants With Early Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease and Intermediate Amyloid
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchHPA axis function in the brains of PTSD, Trauma Exposed, or Otherwise Healthy research participants utilizing PET and MRI imaging
Diseases of the Endocrine System; Genetics - AdultA Phase I/II Study of VTX-801 in Adult Patients With Wilson's Disease (GATEWAY)
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchEligibility for Participation in Neuroimaging Studies
Diseases of the Lung; Diseases of the Respiratory SystemsSafety, Tolerability, Kinetics, and Repeatability of the Novel LPA1 PET Ligand 18F-BMS-986327
Child Development & AutismPET Imaging Study for Young Adults with ASD
Diseases of the Nervous SystemImaging the Dopamine Transporter in Parkinson's Disease
Addictive Behaviors; Mental Health & Behavioral Research; Tobacco AddictionImaging smoking-induced dopamine release utilizing PET imaging and nicotine patches
Diseases of the Nervous System; Alzheimer's DiseaseSafety and Efficacy Study of Gantenerumab in Participants With Early Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Diseases of the Nervous System; Alzheimer's DiseaseStudy of BHV-4157 in Alzheimer's Disease (T2 Protect AD)
Addictive BehaviorsImaging Synaptic Density in Cocaine and Opiate Addiction In Vivo using 11C-UCB-J PET
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchExamination of Glutamate and mGluR5 in Psychiatric Disorders
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchC4 Gene Dose Effects using 11C-UCB-J PET
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchVitamin D as a Therapeutic Adjunct in the Stimulant Treatment of ADHD
Diseases of the Nervous SystemImaging pancreatic beta-cells with PET neuroimaging agent 11C-PHNO
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchImaging mGluR5 and synaptic density in psychiatric disorders