Dr. Malik Juweid received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg School of Medicine in Heidelberg, Germany in 1986. He then completed his clinical nuclear medicine training at Heidelberg University Hospital and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg in 1989. In July 1989, he moved to the United States. After completing his nuclear medicine residency in the US at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr Juweid was the Director of Nuclear Medicine at the Garden state Cancer Center at the Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology in Bellville, NJ, where he was also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In 2000, he was appointed Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Iowa School of Medicine and was promoted to tenured full Professor of Radiology in 2007. Dr. Juweid’s research interests include functional imaging, particularly using positron emission tomography (PET), for prognostication and response assessment of cancer, imaging trafficking of radiolabeled effector cells in cancer patients receiving monoclonal antibodies and treatment of cancer with radiolabeled peptides and antibodies. He has published a total of 82 peer-reviewed articles, 160 abstracts and 5 book chapters and received several grants from the NIH, FDA, and other non-federal agencies. Dr. Juweid served and continues to serve on several scientific review committees of the NIH, FDA and Department of Defense. He is also a referee for several prestigious journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine where he also served on the editorial board from 2001-2005.
Biography Updated on 21 December 2008