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Molecular Imaging - NMED 542

Prerequisite:

None

Location:

University of Maryland Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine
Gudelsky, Rm G-2J31

DESCRIPTION AND GOALS:

To gain an appreciation of the fundamental clinical applications of advanced molecular imaging (PETCT/SPECT) to solving diagnostic and therapeutic problems. Students will participate in the evaluation of nuclear medicine procedures and learn the basis of radiopharmaceuticals; physiologic molecular imaging; and radio-immunotherapy. The focus of experience will be primarily in nuclear oncology, nuclear cardiology and in hybrid imaging (PET/CT). The student should gain an appreciation of the appropriate clinical use of general nuclear medicine studies as well as an introduction to advanced image processing, clinical investigation, and molecular imaging in clinical diagnosis.

Number of Student:

2

Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1 – 48

Hours:

Clinical Elective, usually 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Faculty Responsible:

Wengen Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor and Residency Program of Nuclear Medicine

Administrative Contact:

Ricuhelt Lantaya
Phone: (410) 328-3141
rlantaya@umm.edu  

 

Last Revision: August 26, 2013