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Dr. Stuart Berr S.

Director of the University of Virginia Molecular Imaging Center

University of Virginia

Direct Phone: (434) ***-****       

Email: b***@***.edu

University of Virginia

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

United States

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The University of Virginia was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. The cornerstone of the University's first building was laid in 1817, with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe in attendance. The first class entered the university in 1825, ... more

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Society of Nuclear Medicine Inc

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Peace Corps

Education

PhD

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Preclinical Imaging Task Force

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Stuart Berr, PhD Committee Member


Molecular Imaging Education Task Force

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Stuart Berr, PhD Committee Member


(l to r) Dr. Darci Sidwell, ...

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(l to r) Dr. Darci Sidwell, Dr. Stuart Berr, Dr. Brent French and Dr. James Stone in front of the cyclotron, a circular particle accelerator that weighs over 50,000 pounds. (Click on photo for high resolution)

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Stuart Berr, PhD, professor of research in radiology and biomedical engineering, and director of the UVA Molecular Imaging Core Lab who spearheaded the cyclotron project, explains the technology's broad disease applications. Cancer
"One immediate use of this technology will be to assess the effectiveness of a particular cancer therapy," he says.
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"We'll be able to do ammonia imaging to image cardiac blood flow to see if people have blockages of their coronary arteries," Berr says.
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"So it will be very useful be able to make these short-lived biomarkers and get them to the medical center quickly," Berr says.
The technology, located at UVA's Sheridan G. Snyder Translational Research Building at Fontaine Research Park, was purchased through a 2008 grant from the National Institutes of Health and is operated in partnership with PETNET, a subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions. Dr. Berr served as principal investigator of the grant.
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Stuart S. Berr, PhD, professor of research, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, director of the UVA Molecular Imaging Core Lab, and principal investigator of the NIH grant used to purchase the cyclotron;


UVA Health System News

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Stuart Berr, PhD, professor of research in radiology and biomedical engineering, and director of the UVA Molecular Imaging Core Lab who spearheaded the cyclotron project, explains the technology’s broad disease applications. Cancer

“One immediate use of this technology will be to assess the effectiveness of a particular cancer therapy,†he says. “You can use chemotherapy and wait months to see if the tumor is smaller.
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Dr. Berr served as principal investigator of the grant.
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Stuart S. Berr, PhD, professor of research, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, director of the UVA Molecular Imaging Core Lab, and principal investigator of the NIH grant used to purchase the cyclotron;


Fundings: NCRR funds eleven high-end instrumentation grants - CPRMap

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Principal Investigator: Stuart BerrE-mail: berr@virginia.edu

The University of Virginia Schools of Medicine and Engineering have established successful research programs in the development and application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) for non-invasive serial studies of the molecular mechanisms underlying ischemic heart disease (IHD), atherosclerosis, and gastric cancer in transgenic and knockout mice.

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