Michael Farwell

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Radiologist, Phoenixville Hospital
Radiologist, Chester County Hospital
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Molecular Imaging
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7750
Fax: 215-349-5843
B.S. (Chemistry)
Union College, 1997.
M.A. (Chemistry)
Harvard University, 2002.
M.D. (Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2007.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Molecular Imaging / Nuclear Medicine
CAR T cell Immunotherapy
Novel Radiotracer Development

Selected Publications

Chen X, Yang Y, Berger I, Khalid U, Patel A, Cai J, Farwell MD, Langer C, Aggarwal C, Albelda SM, Katz SI: Early detection of pemetrexed-induced inhibition of thymidylate synthase in non-small cell lung cancer with FLT-PET imaging. Oncotarget Page: [Epub ahead of print] Sep 2016.

Lameka K, Farwell MD, Ichise M: Positron Emission Tomography. Handb Clin Neurol. 135: 209-227, 2016.

Mankoff DA, Edmonds CE, Farwell MD, Pryma DA: Development of Companion Diagnostics. Semin Nucl Med. 46(1): 47-56, 2016.

Shah NN, Torigian DA, Farwell MD, Hwang WT, Frey NV, Nasta S, Landsburg DJ, Mato AR, June CH, Schuster SJ, Porter DL, Svoboda J: Utility of FDG-PET/CT in lymphoma patients undergoing immunotherapy with autologous CTL019 T-cells. J Clin Oncol. ASCO annual meeting, 2015.

Mankoff DA, Farwell MD, Clark AS, Pryma DA: How imaging can impact clinical trial design: molecular imaging as a biomarker for targeted cancer therapy. Cancer J. 21(3): 218-224, 2015.

Farwell MD, Clark AS, Mankoff DA: How imaging biomarkers can inform clinical trials and clinical practice in the era of targeted cancer therapy. JAMA Oncology 1(4): 421-422, 2015.

Farwell MD, Pryma DA, Mankoff DA: PET/CT imaging in cancer: Current applications and future directions. Cancer 120(22): 3433-3445, 2014.

Harris PE, Farwell MD, Ichise M: PET quantification of pancreatic VMAT 2 binding using (+) and (-) enantiomers of [18F]FP-DTBZ in baboons. Nucl Med Biol. 40(1): 60-64, 2013.

Farwell MD, Chong DJ, Iida Y, Bae SA, Easwaramoorthy B, Ichise M: Imaging P-glycoprotein function in rats using [(11)C]-N-desmethyl-loperamide. Ann Nucl Med. 27(7): 618-624, 2013.

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