High-throughput radiochemistry platform for accelerated discovery and development of novel PET imaging agents for cancer


Year of Award:
2017
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
1R21CA212718-01
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-16-001
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
VAN DAM, ROBERT MICHAEL
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES
Positron emission tomography (PET) is an advanced imaging technique, relying on the injection of radioactive“tracers” to image specific biochemical processes in living subjects. By developing appropriate tracers, PET canprovide measurements of the abundan