Tai receives NCI grant to research PET/CT imaging for cancer patients

Yuan-Chuan Tai, associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year, $2.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Cancer Institute in support of a research project titled “Translation of Virtual-Pinhole Magnifying PET Technology to Clinical Whole-Body Cancer Imaging.” The technology development could benefit cancer patients who rely on whole-body PET/CT imaging for optimal management of their diseases.