The WU-C2IR2 is a multi-disciplinary effort with expertise in preclinical PET and MR imaging, clinical PET and MR imaging, animal modeling, quantitative imaging, oncology, and informatics to advance the development and application of QI in co-clinical trials.  The faculty leading this effort are listed below.

Principal Investigators

Kooresh I. Shoghi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Computational Systems Biology
Co-Director, Preclinical PET/CT Imaging Facility

Joseph J. H. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology
William Greenleaf Eliot Emeritus Professor of Chemistry
Chief, Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Laboratory
Director of the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center’s Small-Animal Cancer Imaging Core

Shunqiang Li, Ph.D,
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Human & Mouse Linked Evaluation of Tumors (HAMLET) Core of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)

Richard L. Wahl, M.D.
Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Radiology
Chair, Department of Radiology
Director, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology


Farrokh Dehdashti, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Chief, Nuclear Medicine Division

Joel R. Garbow, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology
Associate Director, Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Laboratory

Foluso O. Ademuyiwa, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dan Marcus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Chief, Electronic Radiology Laboratory

Cynthia X. Ma, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

Hongyu An, D.Sc.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Associate Director, Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR)

Richard Laforest, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Co-Director, Preclinical PET/CT Imaging Facility

Steven Poplack, M.D.
Associate Professor of a Radiology

Deborah Novack, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology

Amber Albright, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics