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Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Associate Radiologist, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Contact Info

Umar Mahmood
Massachusetts General Hospital
White 427

Boston, MA, 02114
Mailstop: Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Phone: 617-726-6477


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DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Cancer Imaging
Gastrointestinal Malignancies

Research Abstract

I have been actively involved for more than two decades in developing and implementing new imaging methods for examination of disease processes, with a focus on translatable technology and early therapeutic response assessment. As Co-Director of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital, I am interested in the early phases of translation of new radiopharmaceuticals or novel applications of approved agents to develop and improve such readouts. I have a long standing interest in the tumor microenvironment, cell surface receptors, and metabolic alterations; imaging processes in cardiovascular disease; and imaging targets in autoimmune disease, evaluated using PET, SPECT, optical, and MR methods.


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