Anne RoivainenProfessor, Preclinical Imaging and Drug ReseachAntti SarasteProfessor, Internal Medicine Senthil PalaniPostdocExploring potential markers to image different macrophage sub-populations using Positron Emission Tomography (PET).Heidi LiljenbäckProject 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 HonkaniemiResearch Coordinator Role: Scheduling and technical operation of PET scanners used in the groups preclinical trials and updating the imaging/trial database. Jenni VirtaPhD 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. Arghavan JahandidehPhD StudentProject: Molecular imaging of cardiac inflammation using new PET tracers in experimental models.Funding: Doctoral Program of Clinical Research, Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research Ella KujalaPhD 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 MinerPhD StudentProject: Radiosynthesis of [18F](2S, 4R)4-Fluoroglutamine for in-vivo PET imaging.Funding: Drug research Doctoral Program, Finnish Cultural Foundation.Putri AndrianaPhD StudentProject: Development of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Agent Targeting Macrophage Mannose Receptor (MMR) in Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer.Funding: Turku University Foundation.Imran IqbalPhD StudentProject: Molecular imaging in myocardial infarction.Erika Atencio HerrePhD StudentRadiopharmaceutical 18F-PEG-Folate: Radiosynthesis and evaluation of in vitro binding and in vivo imaging of inflammation.Arman AnandProject ResearcherProject: Folate receptor beta as an imaging target in myocardial infarction.Achol BhowmikMD, PhD StudentProject : Detection of Intestinal Inflammation by [68Ga]Ga-DOTA-Siglec-9 PET Imaging in Mouse Models of IBD and Patients with Crohn’s disease.Mitra GeramiM.S. StudentProject : Molecular imaging of inflammation in bowel disease using new PET tracers in experimental models.