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  • Mojtaba Jafaritadi

    Mojtaba Jafaritadi

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Jafaritadi is working on signal processing and machine learning applications in cancer, cardiac, and brain PET imaging. His research focuses on generative AI for image correction, image-to-image translation, and image denoising. He is also interested in working on data- and device-driven motion tracking and correction systems for PET imaging using deep neural networks.

  • Michelle L. James

    Michelle L. James

    Assistant Professor of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford) and of Neurology (Neurology Research Faculty)
    Instructor, Radiology- Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe primary aim of my lab is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases by developing translational molecular imaging agents for visualizing neuroimmune interactions underlying conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke.

  • Mausam Kalita

    Mausam Kalita

    Physical Science Research Professional 2, Rad/Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    Current Role at StanfordSenior Research Scientist: a) cold chemical synthesis— Synthesis of the 12C and 19F- HPLC standards and precursors for 11C- and 18F- labeling
    b) Radiosynthesis— Introduction of 11C or 18F radioisotopes into small molecules to develop novel PET tracers, that can track activated myeloid cells in neurodegenerative disease, c) radiometal labeling— 64Cu and 89Zr labeling of monoclonal antibodies that target immune receptors, d) clinical translation— To follow FDA guidelines for translating preclinically validated tracers into humans in the cyclotron and radiochemistry facility (CRF) of the Stanford University

  • Jeffrey Howard Kleck

    Jeffrey Howard Kleck

    Adjunct Professor, Rad/Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    BioJeff Kleck, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and a prominent figure in the Silicon Valley tech venture community. As an established technology and software entrepreneur, he has successfully guided several ventures from concept to becoming market leaders, even taking them public on the NASDAQ. Jeff's leadership roles have included Founder, CEO, and Chairman, shaping these ventures into influential commercial entities.

    Currently serving as a Senior Partner at Elevens, Jeff is instrumental in leveraging the expertise of some of the foremost AI minds globally to accelerate breakthrough ventures across multiple sectors. His commitment to advancing technology extends to his role as a Special Government Expert (SGE) for the United States Government, where he acts as a Senior Advisor, identifying and delivering advanced technology for national security. Jeff's previous role as a Highly Qualified Expert (HQE) involved directing transformative and strategic capabilities, promoting the adoption of innovative commercial technologies to enhance national security.

    Jeff's involvement in academia is extensive, having served as a visiting scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory, as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). His formal education spans various engineering, medical applied science, and technology disciplines, earning a Ph.D. in Biomedical Physics from UCLA, an MS in Engineering Management from Stanford University, an MS in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a BS in Nuclear Engineering from the same institution.

    In addition to his contributions at Stanford and Elevens, Jeff has taken on significant roles for the Vatican. Currently, as the Dean of Academics at Catholic Institute of Technology (CIT), he orchestrates cross-disciplinary initiatives, harmonizing theoretical foundations with real-world applications and fostering a culture of innovation. Simultaneously, Jeff serves as the Chairman of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization at CIT, leading the charge in blending academic excellence with practical innovation and overseeing programs that fuse entrepreneurial principles with cutting-edge technology for holistic education.

    Jeff is also actively engaged in various ventures, including his role as Chairman of Open Power & Energy Network (OPEN), where he is dedicated to shepherding OPEN toward achieving a sustainable future by seamlessly integrating cutting-edge technologies and best practices, renewing the global climate through accessible power and energy solutions. Additionally, Jeff supports Playground Global, a premier hard tech venture capital firm, as a Friend of Playground.

    With a wealth of experience and a commitment to driving innovation, Jeff Kleck continues to shape the landscape of technology, academia, and entrepreneurship.

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  • Jason Thanh Lee

    Jason Thanh Lee

    Deputy Director, Molecular Imaging Program, Rad/Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    BioBiomedical imaging scientist in preclinical molecular and nuclear imaging, particularly employing PET, CT and optical techniques. Applications include therapeutic development, oncology, immunotherapy, neuroscience, and molecular biology. Active in translational diagnostics research and development. Lead a scientific team and skilled in project management with a portfolio of academic and pharmaceutical/biotechnology partners. Broad foundation in molecular biology assays and in vivo disease models.

  • Craig Levin

    Craig Levin

    Professor of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford/Nuclear Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Physics, of Electrical Engineering and of Bioengineering

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMolecular Imaging Instrumentation

    Our research interests involve the development of novel instrumentation and software algorithms for in vivo imaging of cellular and molecular signatures of disease in humans and small laboratory animal subjects.

  • Ning Lu

    Ning Lu

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

    BioNing Lu received a joint Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering and Scientific Computing from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, in 2023. Previously, she earned a B.S.E. degree (highest honors) in Biomedical Engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2018. From May 2022 to September 2022, she worked at Meta (formerly Facebook) Reality Labs as a research scientist intern on ultrasonic eye tracking for AR/VR wearable devices, in Redmond, Washington, USA. Her research interests include ultrasound instrumentation, ultrasound therapy, ultrasound imaging algorithms, and AI in healthcare.