Anne Roivainen
Professor, Preclinical Imaging and Drug Reseach
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Antti Saraste
Professor, Internal Medicine
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Xiang-Guo Li
Adjunct Professor
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Senthil Palani
Postdoc
Exploring potential markers to image different macrophage sub-populations using Positron Emission Tomography (PET).
Heidi Liljenbäck
Project Researcher

Role: Working with many different disease models and preclinical imaging. Assistance in planning and practical execution of in vivo experiments and preclinical PET imaging studies.

Aake Honkaniemi
Research Coordinator

Role: Scheduling and technical operation of PET scanners used in the groups preclinical trials and updating the imaging/trial database.

Jenni Virta
PhD Student

Project: Molecular imaging of caldiovascular disease in type-2 diabetes: evaluation of experimental models and their responses to treatment.

Funding: Drug Research Doctoral Programme, Turku University Foundation.

Olli Moisio
PhD Student

Project: Development of radiopharmaceuticals for PET imaging of inflammation and cancer.

Funding: Drug Research Doctoral Programme, Finnish Cultural Foundation.

Arghavan Jahandideh
PhD Student

Project: Molecular imaging of cardiac inflammation using new PET tracers in experimental models.

Funding: Doctoral Program of Clinical Research.

Ella Kujala
PhD Student

Project: Determining the effects of diet, microbiological status and microbiota on the metabolic phenotype of ApoE-/- mice as a model for drug development .

Max Miner
PhD Student

Project: Radiosynthesis of [18F](2S, 4R)4-Fluoroglutamine for in-vivo PET imaging.

Funding: Drug research Doctoral Program, Finnish Cultural Foundation.

Putri Andriana
PhD Student

Project: Development of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Agent Targeting Macrophage Mannose Receptor (MMR) in Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer.

Funding: Turku University Foundation.

Imran Iqbal
PhD Student

Project: Molecular imaging in myocardial infarction.

Erika Atencio Herre
PhD Student

Radiopharmaceutical 18F-PEG-Folate: Radiosynthesis and evaluation of in vitro binding and in vivo imaging of inflammation.