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Christopher Beaulieu M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) and, by courtesy, of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Applications of computer graphics to medical imaging, with emphasis on diagnosis of bowel pathology using virtual colonoscopy. Dynamic joint imaging with open Magnetic Resonance Imaging system.
Associate Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Studies on apoptotic cell death in vivo using the H MRS phenomenon.
Helen M. Blau
The Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Professor and Director, Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Prof. Helen Blau's research area is regenerative medicine with a focus on stem cells. Her research on nuclear reprogramming and demonstrating the plasticity of cell fate using cell fusion is well known and her laboratory has also pioneered the design of biomaterials to mimic the in vivo microenvironment and direct stem cell fate. Current findings are leading to more efficient iPS generation, cell based therapies by dedifferentiation a la newts, and discovery of novel molecules and therapies.
Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology and, by courtesy, of Chemical and Systems Biology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our lab uses chemical, biochemical, and cell biological methods to study protease function in human disease. Projects include:
1) Design and synthesis of novel chemical probes for each of the primary protease families.
2) Understanding the role of proteolysis in the life cycle of the human parasites, Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii.
3) Defining the specific functional roles of proteases during the process of tumorogenesis.
4) In vivo imaging of protease activity
Christopher H. Contag
Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), of Microbiology and Immunology and, by courtesy, of Radiology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests We develop and use the tools of molecular imaging to understand oncogenesis, reveal patterns of cell migration in immunosurveillance, monitor gene expression, visualize stem cell biology, and assess the distribution of pathogens in living animal models of human biology and disease. Biology doesn't occur in "a vacuum" or on coated plates--it occurs in the living body and that's were we look for biological patterns and responses to insult.
Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests 1. MRI of Breast Cancer, particularly new techniques. Currently being explored are techniques including ultra high spatial resolution MRI and contrast-agent-free detection of breast tumors.
2. MRI-guided interventions, especially MRI-guided cryosurgery of prostate cancer
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD
Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering and Materials Sci & Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My laboratory focuses on merging advances in molecular biology with those in biomedical imaging to advance the new field of molecular imaging. Methods to image gene expression in living subjects have been developed. Newer approaches to image fundamental cellular events with optical and radiolabeled probes are under active investigation. These imaging approaches are expected to have a fundamental impact in the study of cancer biology, as well as in molecular therapeutics including gene therapy
Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) and, by courtesy, of Psychology and of Electrical Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The work in the Radiological Sciences Laboratory is devoted to the advancement of imaging sciences for applications in diagnostic radiology. We collaborate closely with departmental clinicians and with others in the school of medicine, humanities, and the engineering sciences. The laboratory's activities include development of both CT and MR imaging techniques, with spiral CT.
Michael L. Goris
Professor of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine), Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Radio-immunotherapy. Medical Imaging Processing. Quantification for diagnosis Clinical validations
Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Imaging of cardiovascular diseases with CT, magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy