Category Archives: News

2022/04: SNMMI 2022 abstract acceptance

Our lab has multiple abstract submissions on PET tracer kinetic modeling accepted for oral presentation or poster presentation at SNMMI Annual Meeting 2022: Yiran Wang, L Nardo, BA. Spencer, Y Abdelhafez, AJ Chaudhari, RD Badawi, SR Cherry, GB Wang, Multi-organ metabolic changes in COVID-19 recovery measured with total-body dynamic 18F-FDG PET, accepted for oral presentation,… Read More »

2022/02: Siqi Li presented at SPIE Medical Imaging

Dr. Siqi Li presented his recent work on a deep kernel method for PET image reconstruction at the SPIE Medical Imaging 2022 held in San Diego. This is his first time presenting in person at an international conference in the pandemic, though he already presented three other talks virtually at IEEE-MIC 2021, SPIE Medical Imaging… Read More »

2021/12: Liver Parametric PET in the News

Our Liver Parametric PET work for imaging fatty liver disease (in close collaboration with Souvik Sarkar MD and other colleagues at UC Davis Medical Center) was recently highlighted by UC Davis Health and also featured as Top Story on SNMMI SmartBrief newsletters. UC Davis Health Newsroom: New PET imaging-based tool detects liver inflammation from fatty… Read More »

2021/10: Yiran Wang Won IEEE-MIC “2nd Best Oral Paper” Award

Yiran Wang, a Ph.D. student of Dr. Guobao Wang and Dr. Simon Cherry, won the IEEE NPSS Christopher J Thompson Student Awards “2nd Best Oral Paper” at the 2021 IEEE Medical Imaging Conference. His paper Y Wang, E Berg, Y Zuo, E Li, BA Spencer, RD Badawi, SR Cherry, GB Wang. Voxel-wise kinetic model selection… Read More »

2021/07: IEEE MIC submission acceptance

Yiran, Siqi, and Yansong have three conference submissions accepted by the 2021 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference (NSS&MIC): Y Wang, E Berg, Y Zuo, E Li, BA Spencer, RD Badawi, SR Cherry, G Wang. Voxel-Wise Kinetic Model Selection Using Single-Subject Deep Learning for Total-Body PET Parametric Imaging, IEEE NSS&MIC, Oct 2021, accepted… Read More »

2021/01: Dr. Yansong Zhu Joining the Lab

Dr. Yansong Zhu is joining our lab starting from February 1st. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2020. During his PhD research in the lab of Quantitative Radiomolecular Imaging and Therapy, Yansong developed improved physical modeling and image reconstruction algorithms for fluorescence molecular tomography and partial volume… Read More »

2020/12: Dr. Quyen Tran Joining the Lab

Dr. Quyen Tran is joining our lab, starting February 1st, 2021. Dr. Tran obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in 2013. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Goettingen, Germany, and received Habilitation in… Read More »

2020/12: Dr. Yang Zuo Moving to Next Stage

Dr. Yang Zuo, a postdoctoral scholar in our lab, is joining the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) as a new faculty member there, starting in December 2020. During her time in our lab, Yang made significant contributions to several different projects, including the multiparametric cardiac PET, liver parametric PET, and relative Patlak… Read More »

2020/11: Liver Imaging Symposium Successfully Held

The virtual 2020 UC Davis Liver Imaging Symposium – Innovations in Liver Imaging: From Byte to Bedside, co-chaired by Dr. Souvik Sarkar and Dr. Guobao Wang, was successfully held on November 17th, 2020. The symposium is jointly sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Radiology, and the UCD Comprehensive Cancer Center. It consisted… Read More »