Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Virginia, USA
Dr. Dongfeng Pan receives his PhD degree in organic chemistry from City University of New York, Dr Pan changed his research into the field of biomedical imaging, first as a postdoctoral fellow in the PET program at Brookhaven National Laboratory, directed by Dr. Joanna Fowler, from 1993 to 1995 and then in Dr. Sam Gambhir’s laboratory at UCLA from 1995 to 1999.
At the University of Virginia, He continuing his work on developing molecular and cellular imaging tracers. Particularly, his research focuses on (1) Development of imaging tracers for tracking neutrophils activation and function in animals with various imaging modalities and (2) Development small molecule tumor-targeting carriers for theranostic payloads delivery.