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MGH Gordon PET Core

Director: El Fakhri, Georges

Location: MGH Main Campus, Boston, MA, Edwards Basement (cyclotron and radiochemistry), White II (human and large animal imaging), MGH Charlestown, Navy Yard Campus, Charlestown, 149 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129 (small animal imaging)

Core Summary:

The MGH Gordon PET Core provides investigators with required personnel, equipment, and services to design and conduct research studies using positron emission tomography.

Institutions:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: El Fakhri, Georges
Phone: (617) 726-9640
Email

Member: Yokell, Daniel, Pharm.D.
Role: Manager, PET Production Chemistry
Phone: (617) 643-7541
Email

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core: MGH Main Campus, Boston, MA, Edwards Basement (cyclotron and radiochemistry), White II (human and large animal imaging), MGH Charlestown, Navy Yard Campus, Charlestown, 149 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129 (small animal imaging)

Major Equipment:

  • Automated Radiochemical Synthesis systems
  • E.cam (Siemens) SPECT Systems and Planar Gamma Cameras
  • Exact HR+ Large Bore PET Scanner
  • NeuroPET/CT dedicated high sensitivity brain scanner
  • PC4096 Large Bore PET Scanner
  • Siemens PET/CT Scanner
  • Siemens Symbia SPECT/CT
  • VISTA small animal micro PET/CT
Services:
  • Experimental design and pharmacokinetic modeling

  • PET and SPECT animal and human imaging

    Sample PET scanning / imaging services:

    * 15 0 Gases Brain CBF Metabolism
    * H2150 Blood Flow
    * 11C Compounds
    * 18F Compounds
    * 13NH3 Cardiac Blood Flow
    * 13N2 Lung Study
    * 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose

  • Synthesis of radiotracers and radiopharmaceuticals (18F, 11C and 13N compounds primarily)

  • Validation and regulatory submission of compound for human use


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Last updated: 2017-07-17T10:54:38.505-05:00