Seminar Information

  • Monday, September 17

  • 12:00 PM

  • Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

  • East Imaging Room 2311, NIL Large Conference Room

Speaker(s) Information

  • Jeff Gaudet, PhD

  • Head of Applications at Magnetic Insight

  • “Changing the Field: An introduction to Magnetic Particle Imaging”

Description:

This special seminar is on the topic of Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI), a high-resolution molecular imaging approach that longitudinally detects nanoparticles regardless of depth. MPI harnesses the flexibility of iron oxide nanoparticles to label cells, as targeted probes, or freely flowing through the vasculature.
This seminar will cover the basics of MPI and applications directed toward:
• cell tracking models,
• functional tumor imaging,
• localized hyperthermic & theranostic imaging, and
• functional vascular imaging.
A bit about the speaker: Jeff Gaudet’s research has focused on developing and implementing emerging imaging technologies for tracking cellular therapeutics. Dr. Gaudet started his career developing the first pre-clinical and clinical 19F-MRI cell tracking site in Canada at Robarts Research Institute. He received a PhD in Medical Biophysics and Molecular Imaging from Western University, and a BSc in Biophysics from University of Guelph.

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