Ting-Yim Lee, PhD



Academic Appointments: Professor, Departments of Medical Imaging, Medical Biophysics, and Oncology
Scientist and Director of PET/CT Research, Lawson Health Reserach Institute

Base Hospital: St Joseph's Health Care

Areas of Interest: CT, MRI, PET:Stroke, Neuro, Cancer

Graduate Degrees: PhD, Radiation Physics, University of London, UK (1980)
MSc, Radiation Physics, University of London, UK (1976)

Undergraduate Degree: BSc (1st Class Hons), Physics, University of China (1974)

Research Interests:

-CIHR Team in Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Management
-Imaging in Cardiovascular Therapeutics (ICT)
-Making a Better Brain:  An Ontario Neuroimaging Consortium
-Early Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma with CT Perfusion:  Development of Low Dose, Free Breathing and Whole Liver Coverage Techniques
-Peptide-Based SPECT and PET Probes Targeting Tumour Progenitor Cells
-Biomedical Multimodality Hybrid Imaging
-Multimodality Imaging of Murine Model for Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy:  Assessment of Disease Progression and Effects of Stem Cell Therapy
-Foundations for Biological Image Guided Radiation Treatment Optimization
-Fetal Growth Restriction.  Mechanisms and Outcomes
-Perfusion and Lipid Imaging with a Liver Specific CT Contrast Agent to Detect Progression of Cirrhosis to Hepatocellular Carcinoma
-Respiratory-Motion Correction for Cardiac PET/CT
-Functional Molecular Imaging of the Pancreatic Islet
-New Metabolic Imaging Approaches to Assess Brain Tissue Viability
-Oxygen Consumption is an Early Predictor of Brain Damage Following Hypoxia-Ischemia

Contact email: tlee@lawsonimaging.ca





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