J. M. Mountz

University of Pittsburgh, USA

J. M. Mountz is Professor of radiology and Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA, and he is also the Director of the Neuronuclear Medicine Section. In addition, he is Clinical Director of the PET Center and Director of the PET Core Grant for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA. Dr. Mountz obtained his Ph.D. degree in high-energy physics from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA, in 1974, and completed his D.M. degree at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, in 1981. He has assumed continuous positions as an imaging researcher, primarily in the area of nuclear medicine applications of radiopharmaceuticals in brain and oncology imaging. Dr. Mountz has been the principal investigator or coprincipal investigator on four NIH-funded grant applications and several corporate grant applications in addition to society, foundation, and approximately 20 other intramural and extramural grant applications. He has published over 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts and over 10 book chapters and presented over 300 peer-reviewed presentations concerning results from these research endeavors. His areas of current research primarily involve brain imaging and oncology imaging.

Biography Updated on 6 December 2010

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