Infectious Diseases

 

A need arises to develop and apply modern techniques of medical imaging to the evaluation of novel treatments for pulmonary TB.  The research focuses on imaging pulmonary tuberculosis and the response to drug treatment by utilizing combined PET/MRI.

 

 On-Going Projects

Clinical Trial on Pulmonary TB

New Approaches to Detecting TB in Contacts of People with Smear-Positive Pulmonary TB

PET/MRI for Quantifying the Extent of Lung TB and Bacterial Pneumonia, and Monitoring the Response to Therapy