Molecular Imaging Instrumentation Laboratory  

Current Lab Members

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Craig Levin

Craig S. Levin, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology, Physics and Electrical Engineering,
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS),
Division of Nuclear Medicine,
Stanford University School of Medicine.
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Phone: 650-736-7211 Fax: 650-724-1499 E-mail »

Postdoctoral Fellows


Joshua Cates

Joshua Cates

Phone: 650-736-2598 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Dr. Cates is interested in novel detector development for PET imaging. Specifically, his research investigates technologies and techniques for reducing the timing performance of scintillation detectors coupled to analogue and digital silicon photomultipliers towards statistical limits. He is also investigating depth-of-interaction techniques for ToF-PET detectors coupled to MRI-compatible photosensor technologies.

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Song Cui

Song Cui

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Song is interested in algorithm designs for position sensitive detector in PET and system identification algorithms. He is also interested in various imaging technologies.

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Mehmet Günhan Ertosun

Mehmet Günhan Ertosun

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Dr. Ertosun's current research interests include development, modeling and simulation of novel medical imaging technologies.

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Key Jo Hong

Key Jo Hong

Phone: 650-621-0359 Fax: 650-724-1499 E-mail »

Dr. Hong is interested in the evaluation of novel PET detectors based on semiconductor photodetectors, the design and development of hardware for MR compatible PET system, and image correction methods for PET images.

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Ruud Vinke

Ruud Vinke

Phone: 650-498-4325 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Ruud is interested in molecular imaging, novel radiation detectordevelopment, image reconstruction and Monte Carlo modeling of radiationdetectors and imaging systems.

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Instructor


Arne Vandenbroucke

Arne Vandenbroucke

Phone: 650-498-4591 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Dr. Vandenbroucke is interested in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) physics, instrumentation, and its application in cancer diagnosis and patient management. His work focusses on PET front-end detectors, data acquisition, and system simulation. The goal is to improve spatial and energy resolution yielding a better image quality. Currently he is working on constructing, commissioning, and characterizing a high precision, 1 mm3 resolution breast specific PET camera.

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Research Associates


Garry Chinn

Garry Chinn

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Dr. Chinn is working on image reconstruction, signal processing, and image analysis.

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Derek Innes

Derek Innes

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Derek is interested in mechanical Design, and interpersonal relationships in a multi-disciplinary environment.

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Graduate Students


Matthew Bieniosek

Matthew Bieniosek

Phone: 925-984-5727 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Matthew is interested in front-end circuit design, and system design for bio-medical applications.

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Chen-Ming Chang

Chen-Ming Chang

Phone: 650-736-2780 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Chen-Ming is interested in the front-end and back-end design of the medical devices. He is also interested in the molecular imaging instrumentation at the system level. Currently, he is developing a MRI compatible PET scanner insert dedicated to brain imaging.

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David Freese

David Freese

Phone: 650-498-4325 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

David is interested in novel detector design, and Monte Carlo modeling of radiation detectors and imaging systems.

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Alex Grant

Alex Grant

Phone: 650-498-4325 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Alex is interested in novel in vivo imaging technologies.

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Yi Gu

Yi Gu

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Yi is interested in medical instrumentation, digital systems, signal processing, modeling, and machine learning.

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David Hsu

David Hsu

Phone: 217-819-1311 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

David is interested in direct radiation-induced optical modulation as a method of radiation detection.

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Brian Lee

Brian Lee

Phone: 650-704-5296 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Brian is interested in designing medical devices. He is currently working on the design and development for a brain PET/MRI system.

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Alex Mihlin

Alex Mihlin

Phone: 650-736-2598 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Alex is interested in molecular medicine. Specifically, he is interested in the design of novel molecular imaging instrumentation and in high performance parallel algorithms for biomedical image reconstruction.

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Peter Olcott

Peter Olcott

Phone: 650-736-2599 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Peter's current research interests are the evaluation of a intra-operative hand-held gamma ray camera (Nuclear Imager) for the surgical staging of cancer, novel Positron Emission Tomography(PET) detectors, software for the simulation and design of PET data acquisition, and MR compatible PET block detectors. He has successfully developed a hand held gamma camera for clinical use. Peter is currently developing the detectors and hardware for a new PET/MR clinical scanner.

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Paul Reynolds

Paul Reynolds

Phone: 650-498-4325 E-mail »

Paul is interested in circuits and devices for biomedical applications. He is currently working on the design and development of hardware for a breast cancer imaging PET system.

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High School Students


Sreyas Misra

Sreyas Misra

Phone: 650-736-0418 Fax: 650-736-0234 E-mail »

Sreyas is interested in designing a low cost single-headed PET camera using 511keV photon collimation via Compton scatter. He is also interested in pursuing a career in medicine and molecular imaging research for neurologic applications.

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