News & Events

  • ISMRM 2016 Awards

    Dr. Jae Mo Park received an award at the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual scientific meeting in Singapore for his presentation.


  • Prof. Daniel Spielman awarded new 4-year NIH grant.

    August 2015 - NIH R01 EB019018, "Imaging Brain Metabolism Using MRS of Hyperpolarized 13C-Pyruvate".


  • GE Spinlab dynamic nuclear polarizer arrives!

    April 2015 - New dynamic nuclear polarizer arrives at the Lucas Center.


  • Multimodal metabolic imaging

    May 2015 - Jae Mo Park, Valentina Taviani, and Sunitha Bachawai successfully acquired the first simultaneous in vivo PET and hyperpolarized 13C MRS study of a prostate cancer model using GE Healthcare's new 3T PET/MR system.


  • ISMRM 2015 Awards

    May 2015 - Lab members received Summa (top 3% of submitted abstracts) and Magna (top 15% of submitted abstracts) Cum Laude Merit awards for their research work at the 23rd ISMRM Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  • Keshav Datta awarded 2-year NIH graduate fellowship.

    Feb 2015 - NIH F31 EB019821 fellowship award, Keshav Datta, "Improved metabolic imaging using hyperpolarized 13C MR substrates"…


  • ISMRM 2014 Awards

    May 2014 - Lab members received Summa (top 3% of submitted abstracts) and Magna (top 15% of submitted abstracts) Cum Laude Merit awards for their research work at the 22rd ISMRM Conference in Milan, Italy.


  • Dirk Mayer, PhD, becomes faculty

    Sept. 2013. Dirk becomes an Associate Professor in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland., Sept 2013.


  • Kelvin Billingsley, Ph.D., become faculty

    Sept. 2013. Kelvin becomes an Assistant Professor in Chemistry position at San Francisco State University.


  • Prof. Daniel Spielman receives Academy of Radiology Research Council Distinguished Investigator Award

    June 2012.