Lab News

April 2021

The lab welcomes Hieu Nguyen, who is joinging after completing her PhD at UT Austin!

Sep 2021

The National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has awarded an R01 grant to our lab to continue development of single-cell tracking using PET

June 2020

Our latest article introduces CellGPS, a new method to track individual cells in real time in living individuals. Article +

See news coverage of the study here, here, here, and here.

May 2020

A collaboration between the labs of Todd Sulchek, Heike Daldrup-Link and Guillem Pratx led to a new "instant" method for labeling stem cells for transplant monitoring. Article +  Cover +

Sep 2018

A study led by Kyungoh Jung was awarded a Best Poster Award at the Stanford Imaging Symposium. Congrats!

Apr 2018

The lab is in the spolight in this week's issue of Nature, with an interview about multidisciplinary cancer research. Article +

Dec 2017

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded a Discovery Inception grant to the lab to explore a novel metabolic labeling approach for stem cell tracking. This work is a collaboration between the labs of Dr. Pratx, Chin and Le. Full Story +

Nov 2017

A new study by Louise Kiru uses single-cell imaging with radioluminescence microscopy to identify the true target of 18F-HFB, a PET tracer used for in vivo cell tracking.  Article +

APR 2017

Radioluminescence microscopy is a new method for radionuclide imaging at the single cell level. This method can now be easily implemented thanks to a detailed Nature Protocol written by Tae Jin Kim and Silvan Turkcan. Article +

Jan 2017

The Physical Oncology Lab is now located within the Grant Building, in room S277. Come and visit us!

May 2016

A new study, lead by Debanti Sengupta, finds that 18F-FLT, a cancer imaging agent, is taken up differentially by cell that are actively dividing and cells that are arrested. This is the first time that the molecular behavior of 18F-FLT has been studied at the level of single cells. Full Story +