Julie Price, PhD is an Investigator and Professor in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Director of PET Pharmacokinetic Modeling at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.
Her expertise is in PET imaging methodology for translational imaging of protein targets in aging, neurodegeneration, and neuropsychiatric disorders. Her primary PET research is focused on in vivo quantification of amyloid-beta and tau deposits in neurodegeneration.
She completed physics (BS) and medical physics (MS) degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, doctoral training (specializing in radiation health sciences) at Johns Hopkins University (PhD), and postdoctoral training at the NIH PET/Nuclear Medicine Department. She served as Chair of the NIH Clinical Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration study section (2013-2015) and on the Advisory Council to the Director of NIH Center for Scientific Review (2017-2021). She is a 2021 Fellow of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), 2021 SNMMI Brain Imaging Council Kuhl-Lassen awardee, and a recipient of the MGH Department of Radiology Thrall mentoring award.