Irène Buvat is a Director of Research at the CNRS, France, and is currently the head of the "Quantification in Molecular Imaging" group, in the IMNC CNRS lab, in Orsay, France. She graduated in 1989 in Elementary Particles and Nuclear Physics In Paris 11 University, and defended her PhD in 1992 about "Scatter correction in scintigraphic imaging". After two post-doc appointments at University College London and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, she joined the CNRS in 1995. Her research interests include quantitative PET and SPECT imaging, Monte Carlo simulations, and associated evaluation studies. She is currently the spokesperson of the international OpenGATE collaboration, in charge of the development of the GATE Monte Carlo simulation tool dedicated to SPECT, PET and CT imaging.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2011