UC Davis Researchers Win Grant that Could Help Fight Cancer

Experts in biomedical engineering and radiology have been awarded $15.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to build a PET scanner that could allow physicians to see inside the entire human body at once. Such a technology could have major implications for how cancer and other diseases are diagnosed and treated because it would provide a whole picture of the body, lower the radiation dose received by patients, and even produce clearer images.

  • UC Davis
  • positron emission tomography
  • imaging
  • scanners
  • tracers
  • radiology
  • radiation exposure
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • computed tomography
  • clinical diagnostics
  • biomedical engineering

University of California, Davis

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