Michael Mastanduno - In Vivo Molecular Imaging
Michael began his SMIS fellowship in September of 2014 after completing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Dartmouth College. He was coadvised by Dr. Brian Pogue and Dr. Keith Paulsen to develop combined optical and MRI imaging for early diagnosis of breast cancer. Since joining the Gambhir lab in January, 2014, he has focused on quantitative image reconstruction for more accurate characterization of endogenous absorbers and exogenous molecular agents in photoacoustic tomography. Michael also supports efforts in instrumentation for multimodal ovarian cancer imaging in humans and animal models. Stanford Academic Profile.
Shiva Abbaszadeh - Molecular Imaging Instrumentation
Shiva began her SMIS fellowship in 2014 after completing her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. During her PhD, she worked on developing solid-state avalanche indirect X-ray detectors and a high resolution amorphous selenium direct X-ray detector using a CMOS active pixel sensor. She is working with Dr. Craig Levin on developing an advanced Positron Emission Tomography (PET) system dedicated to breast cancer imaging and investigating a new semiconductor detector material for enhancing PET performance. Stanford Academic Profile.
Moiz Ahmad - Imaging Instrumentation
Moiz will begin his SMIS fellowship in Dec 2012 after completing his PhD in Medical Physics at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science. His primary mentor in the program is Dr. Lei Xing. Moiz will be working on improving x-ray stimulated luminescence tomography, which uses targeted phosphor nanoparticles combined with spatially targeted x-ray stimulation for high-specificity molecular imaging.Stanford Academic Profile.
Joshua Cates - Molecular Imaging Instrumentation
Joshua began his SMIS fellowship in September of 2013 after completing his PhD in Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He is working with Craig Levin on Time-of-Flight Positron Emission Tomography (ToF-PET) detectors with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) compatible photosensor technologies and depth-of-Interaction capabilities. Joshua is also supporting efforts to develop a high-resolution, 3-D positioning cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) PET system. Stanford Academic Profile.
Annalisa Pawlosky - Molecular Biology and In Vivo Molecular Imaging
Annalisa began her SMIS fellowship in November 2013 after completing her PhD in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology under the guidance of Alexander van Oudenaarden. At Stanford, she will be working with Professor Matthew Scott to investigate the fundamental dynamics of Hedgehog (Hh) signaling in an effort to build novel tools for noninvasive optical imaging for Hh-associated cancers such as medulloblastoma. Stanford Academic Profile.
Katheryne Wilson - In Vivo Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology
Katie began her SMIS fellowship in 2012 after completing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently working with Dr. Juergen Willmann in the Department of Radiology as her primary mentor to develop molecular imaging contrast agents for combined ultrasound, photoacoustic, and mammographic imaging, three highly complementary modalities. The goal of these agents to aid in early detection of breast cancer in high risk patients with dense tissues, where current methods have poor sensitivity and specificity. Stanford Academic Profile.
|Michael Angelo||2012 - 2014||Instructor, Department of Pathology, Stanford University|
|Timothy Larson||2012 - 2014||Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Department of Radiology|
|Adam Cole||2011||Patent Agent at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati|
|Rehan Ali||2010 - 2013||Research Scientist|
|Prachi Pandit||2010 - 2013||Associate Specialist, UCSF|
|Jesse Jokerst||2009 - 2013||Instructor, Molecular Imaging Scholar at Stanford, Department of Radiology|
|Eric Gonzalez||2009 - 2012||Unknown|
|Nicholas Conley||2009 - 2012||Principal Research Engineer, HGST/Western Digital|
|Benjamin Cosgrove||2008 - 2011||Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University (starting June 2014)
|Sharon Hori||2008 - 2011||Research Scientist, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Department of Radiology|
|Marybeth A. Pysz||2008 - 2011||Scientist II, Stem CentRx|
|Henry Haeberle||2008 - 2010||Life Science Application Scientista at Thorlabs|
|Hua Fan-Minogue||2007 - 2010||Research Scientist, Stanford University|
|Keith Hartman||2007 - 2009||Director, Corporate Strategy - Home Modalities at DaVita|
|Ted Chu||2007 - 2008||Research Scientist, Geron|
|Richard Kimura||2006 - 2009||Research Scientist, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection|
|Hen-Tzu (Jill) Lin||2006 - 2009||Analytics Manager, Genentech|
|Jennifer Prescher||2006 - 2009||Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
|Bryan Smith||2006 - 2009||Research Scientist, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Department of Radiology|