Euishin Edmund Kim Department of Radiological Sciences University of California Irvine, CA USA
Keon-Wook Kang Seoul National University Seoul South Korea Biography
Biography of Keon-Wook Kang
Dr. Keon W. Kang, a nuclear medicine physician, is a professor and the Chairman of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine. He received an M.D. degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine (1991). He received Ph.D. in Medical Science at Seoul National University College of Medicine (2001). He has worked as Chief, Department of Nuclear Medicine, National Cancer Center, Korea (2000- 2007). He studied molecular imaging at Pf. Sam Gambhir’s lab as a visiting scientist of Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (2003-2004). His research areas are in vivo molecular imaging & nanomedicine.
Section: Radiopharmaceutical Formulation
Mei-Hsiu Liao Institute of Nuclear Energy Research Atomic Energy Council Taoyuan Taiwan Biography
Biography of Mei-Hsiu Liao
Dr. Liao received her M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology from National Yang-Ming University in Taiwan in 2000 and 2011, respectively. Dr Liao was promoted to Associate Researcher in 2008 and also appointed to be the deputy director of Isotope Application Division at Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER). Dr Liao’s research is involved diagnostic nuclear medicine in neurology and regulation of IND and NDA for new drug development.
Ming-Chi Shih Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein São Paulo Brazil Biography
Biography of Ming-Chi Shih
Dr. Ming-Chi Shih graduated in medicine from the University of Sao Paulo (1994-2000), and completed his medical residency in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology (2001-2007). He then received his PhD in Neurosciences from Federal University of Sao Paulo (2004- 2006). Dr. Shih has served as a Research Associate-Assistant professor at Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago (2008-2013). He also served as a Researcher at the Israel Institute of Education and Research Albert Einstein (2003-2013). Currently Dr. Shih is an Affiliated Professor at Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Sao Paulo. Dr. Shih has experience in the area of medicine, with emphasis on Molecular Imaging in Nuclear Medicine & Radiology; and Exploration of new diagnostics imaging in neuroscience, cardiology and Oncology areas.
Section: Imaging Physics
Hong Zhang Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University Hangzhou, Zhejiang China
Frontiers Section Editor
Section: Medical Radiation Sciences
Z. Sun Curtin University Perth Western Australia Biography
Biography of Z. Sun
Prof. Zhonghua Sun is a Professor and Discipline Lead of Medical Radiation Sciences at Curtin University, Australia. His research interests include diagnostic imaging, 3D medical image visualization and processing (in particular cardiovascular CT data), haemodynamic analysis of cardiovascular disease and 3D printing in medicine. He has published 4 books, 12 book chapters, and over 230 refereed journal papers in medical/medical imaging journals. He is a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and overseas Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine. He serves as an associate editor for 4 journals and editorial board member for more than 30 international imaging/medical journals.
Editorial Board Members
A.A. Aljabali Yarmouk University Irbid Jordan Biography
Biography of A.A. Aljabali
Alaa A. Aljabali completed MRes in cancer biomarkers from Essex University and a Ph.D. in Bionanotechnology from John Innes Centre (UK). Worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford on the development of nanoparticles as clinical imaging agents. Recently completed a University of California San Diego Fellow in Responsible Conduct of Research. His research interest is in; Biomaterials, Drug delivery and targeting, Material science, and Nanomedicine.
J.J. Bax Leiden University Medical Center Leiden The Netherlands
F. Bertagna ASST-Spedali Civil Brescia Italy Biography
Biography of F. Bertagna
Francesco Bertagna is an associate Professor and medical doctor of senior staff of Nuclear Medicine Unit (Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia; Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Diagnostic Imaging of Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy). His main field of expertise is PET/CT and he is an Author of many scientific papers and investigator of many research projects.
H.J. Biersack University Hospital of Bonn Bonn Germany
W. Brenner University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf Hamburg Germany
J.K. Chung Seoul National Uniersity College of Medicine Seoul South Korea
G. Cloutier University of Montreal Montreal, QC Canada Biography
Biography of G. Cloutier
Guy Cloutier obtained his B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering (84), and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (86, 90). Between the years 90-92, he was a post-doctoral fellow at The Pennsylvania State University with Prof. K. Kirk Shung. Dr. Cloutier is Director of the Laboratory of Biorheology and Medical Ultrasonics at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center, Professor in the Department of Radiology, Radio-oncology and Nuclear Medicine, and Member of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Montreal. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles in these fields, holds 12 patents, licensed two technologies, and was recipient of the National Scientist award of the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec (2004-2009).
H.L. Cohen University of Tennessee, Health Science Center Memphis, TN USA Biography
Biography of H.L. Cohen
Dr. Cohen has a BA in Chemistry from Brooklyn College and an MD from SUNY-Downstate. He is a specialist in Ultrasound with ABR board certification and a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Pediatric Imaging.
He has attained fellowship status in the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
He is Chairman and Professor of Radiology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He is Radiologist-in-Chief at LeBonheur Children's Hospital. He is Editor-in-Chief of ACR's CPI educational modules (published 6x/year) and an Associate editor or on the editorial board of J Ultrasound Med, Ultrasound Quarterly, RadioGraphics and ACR's Case-in-Point.
A. Cuocolo University Federico II Napoli Italy Biography
Biography of A. Cuocolo
Alberto Cuocolo is full professor of Diagnostic Imaging, director of the Nuclear Medicine and Sport Medicine Unit, director of the Specialization School in Nuclear Medicine and director of the Ph.D. Course in Biomorphological and Surgical Sciences of the University of Naples Federico II in Italy. He is author of more than 330 scientific publications and more than 50 book chapters. He served as president of the Section of Nuclear Medicine of the UEMS and of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine. He is associate editor of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, section editor of Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, and member of the editorial board of several scientific international journals.
G. De Vincentis University of Rome "La Sapienza" Rome Italy Biography
Biography of G. De Vincentis
Dr. Giuseppe De Vincentis, M.D., Ph.D., has more than 25 years of experience in Nuclear Medicine. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Nuclear Medicine, in the Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He has authored/co-authored over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, 10 proceedings articles, more than 100 abstracts and several invited lectures, dealing with several fields of application of nuclear medicine techniques, such as cardiology, pneumology, muscular disease, oncology, clinical application of new imagers, therapeutical applications of alpha emitters nuclides (TaT), etc.
L. Filippi Santa Maria Goretti Hospital Latina Italy Biography
Biography of L. Filippi
Dr. Luca Filippi works as a Nuclear Medicine Specialist in the Nuclear Medicine Department of “Santa Maria Goretti” Hospital in Latina (Italy). He is an adjunct professor of Technology in Medical Science at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Dr. Filippi's main field of interest is the clinical and translational application of imaging with PET/SPECT probes for the identification of pathology (tumors and neurodegenerative disorders) at a molecular level. More recently, he focused on theranostics, the medical discipline combining diagnostics and target-therapy. Dr. Filippi serves as reviewer for several international journals and has over 80 scientific contributions.
J. Frahm Max-Planck-Institut fur Biophysikalische Chemie Gottingen Germany Biography
Biography of J. Frahm
Jens Frahm is Director of Biomedizinische NMR Forschungs GmbH (non-profit) at the Max-Planck-Institute for biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany. His research focusses on the development and application of advanced MRI techniques for noninvasive studies of animals and humans. Already in 1985 his team invented the FLASH (fast low angle shot) MRI technique which allowed for a 100-fold reduction measuring times. Current advances mark another breakthrough toward real-time MRI, i.e. the recording of MRI movies of arbitrary physiologic processes at very high temporal resolution of 10 to 40 milliseconds.
S.S. Gambhir The James H Clark Center Stanford, CA USA Biography
Biography of S.S. Gambhir
Dr. Gambhir is the Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research, Chairman of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, and heads the Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection. He received his medical and doctorate degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Scientist Training Program. He has >575 publications in the field and >40 patents pending or granted. An internationally recognized researcher in molecular imaging with over $90 million of NIH funding. His lab has focused on interrogating fundamental molecular events in living subjects. He has developed and clinically translated several multimodality molecular imaging strategies.
J. Garcia-Rodriguez University of Alicante Alicante Spain
D.M. Goldenberg Garden State Cancer Center Belleville, NJ USA Biography
Biography of D.M. Goldenberg
David M. Goldenberg, Sc.D., M.D. is Founder and Chairman of Immunomedics, Inc. He also serves as Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Patent Officer of the company. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of IBC Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Immunomedics. Dr. Goldenberg was also the founder and president of the Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology, and its clinical unit, the Garden State Cancer Center.
Dr. Goldenberg obtained his M.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Heidelberg School of Medicine in Germany in 1966, and his Sc.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Faculty of Natural Sciences, Germany in 1965.
He has written or co-authored approximately 1,800 journal articles, book chapters, and abstracts on cancer research, detection and treatment, particularly in radioimmunodetection and radioimmunotherapy.
S.R. Goldstein New York University School of Medicine New York, NY USA
J.C. Gore Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN USA
B.B. Gupta National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Haryana India Biography
Biography of B.B. Gupta
Brij B. Gupta received PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in the
area of Information and Cyber Security. In 2009, he was selected for Canadian Commonwealth
Scholarship awarded by Government of Canada. He published more than 250 research papers in
International Journals and Conferences of high repute. He has visited several countries, i.e.
Canada, USA, Japan, Malaysia, UK, Spain, China, Italy, Thailand, Hong-Kong, Australia, etc to
present his research work. His biography was selected and published in the 30th Edition of
Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012. Dr. Gupta also received Young Faculty research
fellowship award from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of
India in 2018. He is also working as principal investigator of various R&D projects. Moreover,
he is serving as associate editor and reviewer of various reputed journals. At present, Dr. Gupta
is working as Assistant Professor in National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra India. His
research interest includes Information security, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Web security,
Intrusion detection and network performance evaluation.
A. Isik Erzincan University Erzincan Turkey
A. Jain Harisingh Gour Central University Sagar India Biography
Biography of A. Jain
Dr. Ankit Jain acquired B. Pharm, M. Pharm. and Ph.D. from Dept. Pharm. Sci., Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.), India. He is a recipient of valuable national and international rewards. He has published more than 50 international publications (Hindex = 15 and i10 index = 19) including book chapters in reputed journals to his credit. Currently, he is serving as a guest faculty at Dept. Pharm. Sci., Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.), India. His research areas of interest include drug delivery, cancer targeting, formulation by design, liposomes, polymeric and lipid-based nanofabrications, bioconjugation and theranostic exploration.
Teng Jiang Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University Nanjing, Jiangsu China
K. Kubota International Medical Center of Japan Tokyo Japan
A. Laghi University of Roma La Sapienza Rome Italy Biography
Biography of A. Laghi
Professor Andrea Laghi is Professor of Radiology at ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome and Medical Director of “Advanced Diagnostic Imaging” Unit at I.C.O.T. University Hospital, Latina/IT. He is also certified in Nuclear Medicine. His research interests lie in Abdominal Imaging and Oncology, including hybrid imaging. He currently is a member of the Executive Committee of ESGAR and ESOI, member of EIBALL, member of Award Committee of RSNA and he is the ESR representative in the EU Expert Group on Cancer Control and ESGAR delegate at the General Assembly of United European Gastroenterology (UEG). Prof. Laghi is Honorary Member of SEDIA, the Spanish Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology, and of the Iranian Society of Radiology.
A.A. Lammertsma VU University Medical Center Amsterdam The Netherlands Biography
Biography of A.A. Lammertsma
Prof. Adriaan A. Lammertsma, PhD, is head of research of the Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam. He has been active in PET research since 1979, when he joined the MRC Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital in London. He is the 2012 recipient of the Kuhl-Lassen Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine for “outstanding contributions to the advancement of molecular imaging” and the 2015 recipient of the ESMI Award from the European Society of Molecular Imaging for “his outstanding and excellent contributions to the field of Imaging Science, his commitment and dedication”. Adriaan Lammertsma is co-author of greater than 400 peer reviewed papers.
Gang Liu received his MD degree from North Sichuan Medical College (China) in 2002 and PhD degree from Sichuan University (China) in 2009. Subsequently, He focused his training on nanomedicine and molecular imaging at the National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health. In 2012, he joined the Center for Molecular Imaging and Translational Medicine, Xiamen University. Currently he is a Full Professor of Biomedical and Bioengineering and his research interests include biomaterials, theranostics, and molecular imaging.
J. Liu National Institute of Health Maryland USA
F Podo Istituto Superiore di Sanita' Rome Italy Biography
Biography of F Podo
Dr Franca Podo, Laurea in Physics (DrSci) at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, has been for about thirty years Research Director at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS, Rome), where she acted as Head of the “Physical Biochemistry”and “Molecular and Cellular Imaging” Units. She has been Project Leader for three EU Concerted Actions on clinical applications of MRI/MRS; scientific coordinator of the High Breast Cancer Risk Italian studies (HIBCRIT) and PI of research projects on the significance of MRS signals as signatures of cancer metabolic reprogramming and response to treatment (177 publications, 26 book chapters; co-editor of five books).
E. Roldan-Valadez General Hospital of Mexico Mexico City Mexico Biography
Biography of E. Roldan-Valadez
Dr. Ernesto Roldan-Valadez, M.D., M.Sc., D.Sc. is appointed Researcher in Medical Sciences at the General Hospital of Mexico, consultant radiologist in Medical Imaging and Academic Publishing for public and private institutions in Mexico and other countries. He also performs activities as Professor at some of the top Medical Schools in Mexico and Europe. Dr. Roldan-Valadez holds membership in Mexico, Europe, and the USA (ARRS, RSNA, ESR, SMRI). He publishes articles related to medical imaging since 1997. In 2017, he became a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. Until October 2019, he had 65 publications indexed in the US National Library of Medicine.
P. Rossi University of Roma La Sapienza Roma Italy
M. Saha Emory University-School of Medicine Atlanta, GA USA Biography
Biography of M. Saha
Dr. Monjoy Saha is working as a research scientist at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory University-School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He has a strong background in biomedical engineering. Dr. Saha has completed his Ph.D. in machine learning and medical imaging from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India. He is serving as an invited reviewer of many journals including IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, Elsevier, Journal of Digital Imaging, Springer, etc. His main focused area is biomedical data analysis using deep learning. He has published many papers in this domain.
O. Schober University of Klinikum Munster Munster Germany Biography
Biography of O. Schober
Dr. Schober obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physics from the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany, and finished study of Medicine with a M.D.-Thesis at the Medical School Hannover, Germany. He has published more than 600 scientific publications. Dr. Schober is full Professor of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Münster, Germany. Dr. Schober is also Member and Delegate for Scientific Academies (acatech, National Academy of Science and Engineering; Union of the German Academy of Sciences and Humanities). Dr. Schober was the founding Director of the European Institute for Molecular Imaging (2007). He was and is Editor-in-Chief and Board member of different scientific Journals.
T.D. Scholz University of Iowa Iowa City, IA USA Biography
Biography of T.D. Scholz
Thomas D. Scholz, M.D., is a pediatric cardiologist. He did post-doctoral training in the Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics at NIH from 1991-1993 before joining the The University of Iowa in 1993. He has held several leadership positions at Iowa including Interim Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics from 2011-2013 and Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Vice President of Research from 2013-2016. He currently serves as Director, Division of Child and Community Health, where he oversees grants and contracts totaling close to $10 million per year to support services for children and youth with special health care needs.
B. Seven Amasya University Amasya Turkey Biography
Biography of B. Seven
Bedri Seven graduated in School of Medicine from the Ege University (1993-1999), and completed residency program in Nuclear Medicine. He is currently working as an attending physician at Department of Nuclear Medicine, Amasya University. His research interests include diagnostic nuclear medicine in cardiology and oncology.
G. Wang Biomedical Imaging Center/Cluster Biotech Troy, NY USA Biography
Biography of G. Wang
Dr. Ge Wang is Clark & Crossan Chair Professor and the Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center, RPI, USA. He authored the papers on the first spiral/helical cone-beam/multi-slice CT algorithm. Currently, there are over 100 million medical CT scans yearly with a majority in the spiral cone-beam mode. He pioneered bioluminescence tomography. His group published the first papers on interior tomography and omni-tomography (“all-in-one”) to acquire diverse datasets simultaneously (“all-at-once”). His results were featured in Nature, Science, and PNAS, and recognized with awards. He wrote >430 peer-reviewed journal publications. He is Dellow of the IEEE, SPIE, OSA, AIMBE, AAPM, and AAAS.
Yu Yongqiang Hefei, Anhui China
H. Zhang Sun Yat-Sen University Shenzen China Biography
Biography of H. Zhang
Dr. Zhang completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong in 2007. Currently, he is serving as a Professor (Ph.D. Supervisor) at the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shenzhen Campus, Sun Yat-Sen University, China. His main research area consists of image and signal processing: Integrate advanced computer vision techniques, physical model and signal processing theory to understand the complex physiological systems from measurement data. Big data and machine learning: Design machine learning algorithms to process big data from clinical and biological fields. Translation from engineering to clinics: Finding the bridge to translate the engineering techniques to understand physiological systems over clinical study.
Associate Editorial Board Member
P. Gaetano University of Catania Catania Italy Biography
Biography of P. Gaetano
Piccolo Gaetano was born on 23/05/1983 in Catania, Sicily, Italy. M.D, Postgraduate Medical Specialty in General Surgery, PhD at the Department of Surgery, University of Catania. Peer Review for: Medical Journal - OMICS Publishing Group, World Journal of Gastroenterology - Number ID 02953899, Annals of Hepatology, Frontiers of Medicine, BMJ Case Report, Surgical Oncology, World Journal of Surgery. Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Gastroenterology Disorders & Therapy. Associate Editorial Board Member of Current Cancer Therapy Reviews. Author and Co-author of many publications. SCOPUS (H-Index 13). Scopus Author ID: 54585796900. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4942-7705.
R.S. Hegadi Solapur University Solapur India Biography
Biography of R.S. Hegadi
Prof R. S. Hegadi obtained PhD in Medical Image Segmentation and Analysis under the guidance of Dr. B. V. Dhandra, in the Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. He is presently serving as a Professor and Head Department of Computer Science at Solapur University, Solapur. His areas of research are Digital image processing, Computer vision, Medical image analysis, Document image analysis, Biometrics, Data and image mining. He has contributed in 66 international journals having citations around 741. He also attended 57 international and 7 national conferences.
D. Singh Manipal University Jaipur India Biography
Biography of D. Singh
Dr. Dilbag Singh is currently working as an assistant professor in Manipal University Jaipur, India. He has published 23 papers in SCI/SCIE indexed journals. He has filed 4 patents. His research interest includes digital image processing, machine learning, data science, meta-heuristic techniques, and wireless sensor networks.
Executive Guest Editor
L. Hu United Imaging Healthcare America Houston, TX USA Biography
Biography of L. Hu
Dr. Lingzhi Hu is presently serving as a Director at United Imaging Healthcare America, Houston. He completed his B.S in Optical Physics from University of Science and Technology of China in 2008. He further obtained a Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2012. His research interests include lead cross-functional team to develop whole-body PET/MR and PET/MR insert, responsible for system-level design, clinical application, and technology road map of UIH PET/MR, and Core PET/MR technology development including MR pulse sequence, PET reconstruction, shielding design, and EMC design. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
H. Lin University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Houston, TX USA Biography
Biography of H. Lin
Dr. Hong Lin received his PhD in Computer Science and was a postdoctoral research associate at Purdue University, an assistant research officer at the National Research Council, Canada, and a software engineer at Nokia, Inc. Dr. Lin is currently a professor in University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Houston, TX. His research interests include data analytics, human-centered computing, and parallel/distributed computing. He is a senior member of the ACM.
P. Spinnato Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute Bologna Italy Biography
Biography of P. Spinnato
Paolo Spinnato studied ‘Medicine and Surgery’ at the University of Bologna (2001-2007). He attended residency (Radiology) at the University of Bologna (2008-2012) and graduated with a score of 70/70 cum laude. His scientific thesis in the field of musculoskeletal oncology was later published in the ‘European Journal of Radiology.’ Since 2012, he works at Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna as a radiology specialist. His research and clinical activity focus on both diagnostic and interventional radiology. His main field of expertise is in musculoskeletal radiology. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications (33 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 2 book chapters and more than 60). Dr. Spinnato serves as a reviewer for several medical journals (‘Academic Radiology’, ‘Cancer Management and Research’, ‘BMJ Case Reports’, ‘Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology’, ‘BMC Medical Imaging’).
Euishin Edmund Kim Department of Radiological Sciences University of California Irvine, CA USA