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Robert Flavell

MD PhD

Chief of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics
Pediatric radiologist

Dr. Robert Flavell is a radiologist who cares for both adults and children, and specializes in nuclear medicine, the use of small amounts of radioactive materials to evaluate organ systems. He is chief of molecular imaging and therapeutics for the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

In research, Flavell focuses on developing new methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using molecular imaging technology, which shows what is taking place in the body at a cellular and molecular level.

After earning a doctorate in chemical biology at the Rockefeller University, Flavell earned his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medicine. At UCSF, he completed a residency in diagnostic radiology, followed by a fellowship in nuclear medicine.

  • Education

    Weill Cornell Medicine, 2010

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Diagnostic Radiology, 2015

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Nuclear Medicine, 2016

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Where I see patients (3)

    Decorative Caduceus

    PET Imaging Study of 89Zr-DFO-YS5

    For Cohort A, the optimal time point will be selected based on optimal maximun Standardized uptake value (SUVmax) of metastatic lesions, and ratio of SUVmax to blood pool. Due to the limited samples, the investigator will use all ...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    [18F]FAraG PET Imaging for Analysis of Biodistribution in Cancer Patients Expected to Undergo I...

    Whole-body [18F]F-AraG PET scan will be performed after intravenous injection of the PET tracer.consecutive time points the day of the intravenous injection of the PET tracer.

    Recruiting

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