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NE Colloquium: Georges El Fakhri

Title: "The Role of PET/MR in Image Guided Radiotherapy."

Georges El Fakhri is the Nathaniel & Diana Alpert Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the founding Director of the Endowed Gordon Center for Medical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and HMS. He is also co-Director of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and a Faculty Member of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology.

El Fakhri is an internationally recognized expert in quantitative molecular imaging (SPECT, PET-CT, and PET-MR) for in vivo assessment of patho-physiology in brain, cardiac and oncologic diseases. Current areas of research include high resolution PET/MR imaging in a range of diseases including neurodegenerative disease and traumatic brain injury (amyloid and neurofibrillary tangles), cardiac disease (mitochondrial membrane potential), as well as guiding radiotherapy planning (PET/MRSI).

He has authored or co-authored over 300 papers and mentored over 100 students, post-docs and faculty. He has received many awards and honors, including the Mark Tetalman Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the Dana Foundation Brain and Immuno-Imaging Award, the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes Training Innovation Award, The Hoffman Award, as well as significant funding from many NIH Institutes (e.g., NCI, NHLBI, NIA, NIBIB, NINDS, OD). He was elected Fellow to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, the American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering, the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, and the IEEE for contributions to quantitative biological imaging.

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Zoom Meeting ID: 933 9681 2886
Password: 743022

Wednesday, April 14 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, Prospective Students


NE Colloquium, NE Spring 2021


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