SHREVEPORT, La., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The BRF recently hired two eminent scientists, Pradeep K. Garg, Ph.D. and Sudha Garg, Ph.D. to provide the leadership and vision for the newly formed Louisiana Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy. Dr. Pradeep Garg will be the Executive Director of the Center which incorporates BRF's PET Imaging Center and Southern Isotopes into a single entity with a mission of advancing the BRF research program. Dr. Sudha Garg will be the Center's Director of Radiopharmaceuticals.
Prior to joining BRF, Dr. Pradeep Garg was Professor of Radiological Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC. Prior to his tenure at Wake Forest, Dr. Garg was at Duke University Medical Center (1987-1995) and then moved to a faculty position in the Department of Radiology at the Yale University Medical Center in New Haven, CT (1995-2003) where he later became the Director of the Yale University PET Center.
Dr. Sudha Garg was an Associate Professor of Radiology and the Associate Director of the Ligand Laboratory at the Research PET Center at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. In this position, she directed the research and production activities relating to the development of novel radiopharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Wake Forest University in 2003, she worked at Molecular Neuroimaging, LLC, in New Haven, CT, a neuroimaging company specializing in developing novel biomarkers for neuroimaging as the Director of Radiochemistry.
Dr. Pradeep Garg has an impressive academic track record and has published more than sixty peer-reviewed papers and six published book chapters. He has se
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