Joel S. Karp, Ph.D.

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Professor of Radiologic Physics in Radiology
Administrator, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health Care Provider
Section Chief, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiology - Physics & Instrumentation Group
Sub-Core Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania PET/SPECT/CT, Small Animal Imaging Facility
Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Physics, Positron Emission Tomography Facility
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
Physics & Instrumentation Group
3620 Hamilton Walk
1st Floor John Morgan Building - Room #154
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6112
Office: 215-573-4998
Fax: 215-573-3880
Education:
B.S. (Physics)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1975.
Ph.D. (Physics)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980.
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Selected Publications

Daube-Witherspoon ME, Farwell MD, Sunderland JJ, Viswanath V, Korn RL Wilson I, Karp JS: "Optimization of 89Zr PET Imaging Using Both Phantom and Clinical Studies [89Zr]-DF-IAB22M2C, An Anti-CD8 Minibody" 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Virtual June 2021.

Efthimiou N, Karp JS, Surti S: "A Practical Energy-Based Scatter Estimation for Quantitative PET" 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Virtual) June 2021.

Pantel AR, Viswanarh V, Daube-Witherspoon ME, Bravo PE, Dubroff JE, Farwell MD, Pryma DA, Sellmyer MA, Taunk NK, Karp JS: "Human Research Studies on the PennPET Explorer" 2021 Annual Meetinf of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Virtual) June 2021.

Daube-Witherspoon ME, Viswanath V, Werner ME, Karp JS: "Performance Characteristics of Long Axial Field-of-View PET Scanners With Axial Gaps" IEEE TRPMS 5(3): 322-330, May 2021.

Chitalia RD, Viswanath V, Pantel AR, Peterson L, Cohen E, Muzi M, Karp JS, Mankoff DA, Kontos D: "Functional 4-D Clustering for Characterizing Intratumor Heterogeneity in Dynamic Imaging: Evaluation in FDG-PET as a Prognostic Biomarker for Breasr Cancer" European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaginf 7, March 2021.

Surti S and Karp JS: "Time-of-Flight PET; Quantitative PET in the 2020s: A Roadmap" Phys Med Biol 66(6), March 2021.

Shapira N, Scheuermann J, Perkins AE, Kim J, Liu LP, Cormode DP, Karp JS, Noel PB: "Quantitative Positron Emission Tomography Imaging in the Presence of Iodinated Contrast Media Using Electron Density Quantifications from Dual-Energy Computed Tomography" Medical Physics 48(1), January 2021.

Pantel AR and Karp JS: "Penn Update of the PennPET Explorer" PET Clinics: Total Body Imaginf 16(1), January 2021.

Schmall JP, Surti S, Otero HJ, Servaes S, Karp JS, States LJ: "Investigating Low-Dose Image Quality in Whole-Bod Pediatric 18F-FDG Scans Using TOF-PET/MRI" Journal of Nuclear Medicine 62(1): 123-130, January 2021.

Li Y, Karp JS, Matej S: "Practical Joint Reconstruction of Activity and Attenuation With Autonomous Scaling for Time-of-Flight PET" Phys Med Biol 65(23):235037, December 2020.

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