Denise joins the EMIL team

Denise Medina Almora has joined the Experimental Molecular Imaging Laboratory as a Ph.D. graduate student in Bioengineering. Welcome to the team!

Jamila Hedhli, Ph.D.

On July 2, 2018, Jamila Hedhli successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis entitled “A Multimodal Lens into Vascular Recovery in a Preclinical Model of Peripheral Arterial Disease”. Congratulations, Dr. Hedhli!

Imaging of peripheral angiogenesis in diabetes

Our new manuscript entitled “Evaluation of a dimeric-cRGD peptide for targeted PET-CT imaging of peripheral angiogenesis in diabetic mice” has been published today in Scientific Reports. Congratulations to Jamila and rest of the team! Hedhli J, Slania SLL, Płoska A, Czerwinski A, Konopka CJ, Wozniak M, et al. Evaluation of a dimeric-cRGD peptide for targeted […]

Our recent Theranostics publication

Our recently published study on mesenchymal stem cell-induced recovery of diabetes-associated complications authored by Jamila and Christian has been featured by University of Illinois News Bureau. The manuscript was recently published in Theranostics journal. It was a great collaborative work with several research groups at the UIUC campus. Link to the article:

BMES 2017 in Phoenix, AZ

Experimental Molecular Imaging Laboratory had three presentations at the BMES meeting in Phoenix, AZ. On October 12, 2017 Christian Konopka presented his oral presentation “A Non-Invasive Analysis of the Tumor Microenvironment in a Novel Stem-Like Cancer Cell Xenograft Model”. Next day, Prof. Dobrucki gave a talk on “Myocardial Phantom for Dynamic, Multimodal Imaging Calibration and […]