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Timothy M. Shoup, PhD
Timothy M. Shoup obtained his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, in 1988 under the direction of Professor George Zweifel and then spent the next two years as a fellow with Professor George Kabalka at the Biomedical Imaging Center, Knoxville, TN, where in 1988 and 1989 he was awarded the Alexander Hallaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Award from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. From 1991-1993, Dr. Shoup was a NIH fellow at MGH under the direction of Dr. David R. Elmaleh and was trained in all aspects of PET research such as C-11 and F-18 labeling, probe structural design and imaging fundamentals. From 1993-1999, he was Assistant Professor in Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine and worked as senior PET radiochemist. After leaving Emory, he spent two years at Biostream Inc. (Molecular Insight Inc.) as senior chemist before returning to MGH in 2002.To see a list of selected publications, visit Timothy's profile on Harvard Catalyst
I am working on new methods for labeling with fluorine-18 as well as developing new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment.
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