PET Analysis Laboratory (PETAL) Members
Dr. Doot is a Research Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He leads the Positron Emission Tomography Analysis Laboratory (PETAL) and is also Co-Director of the Nuclear Medicine PET Center Advanced Image Analysis Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. He has coauthored five US patents including one on “Calibration method and system for PET scanners” (US patent 7858925). He received a BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and was awarded a MS in Bioengineering from the University of Washington with a thesis on “Engineering two-dimensional networks of oriented microtubules for directed cargo transport” and earned a dual PhD in Bioengineering and Nanotechnology from the University of Washington via a dissertation on “Factors affecting quantitative PET as a measure of cancer response to therapy”. He subsequently received postdoctoral training in the Imaging Research Laboratory in the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington. He joined the faculty at Penn in 2013 to pursue his passion for devising new quantitative imaging methodologies and instrumentation for novel PET radiotracers and existing PET tracers for new applications to be used for preclinical studies through translation into multicenter clinical trials. These areas of focus have been applied to study targeted cancer and infection therapy throughout the body and underlying mechanisms of addiction and neurodegeneration in the brain.
Anthony performs PET/CT and MRI image analysis and kinetic modeling on new and existing PET radiotracers, studying cancer, infection, addiction, and neurodegeneration. He previously designed and implemented an application for measurement of 3D spinal curvature, coauthoring patents “Systems and Methods for Modeling Spines and Treating Spines based on Spine Models” (US Patent Numbers 11,000,334 & 10,874,460). He graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering.
Medical Student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Medical Student at Midwestern University, Arizona