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Catherine Anne Foss, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Research Interests: Small animal imaging; probe development; inflammation imaging; macrophages; infection imaging; PET; SPECT; NIRF imaging



  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Infection and Inflammation Imaging Research
  • Small Animal Imaging



  • B.S., University of Delaware (Delaware) (1996)
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame (Indiana) (2003)

Research & Publications

Core Facility: Small Animal Imaging

Technology Expertise Keywords

Bioconjugate chemistry; radiolabeling of small molecules an biologics; autoradiography; small animal imaging; fluorescence microscopy; binding assays

Clinical Trial Keywords

I-DPA-713, inflammation, TSPO, tuberculosis, macrophages

Clinical Trials

Phase 1 Biodistribution and Pharmacokinetic Study of 124I-DPA -713 translocator protein (TSPO) based PET in Normal Human Volunteers and Feasibility Study for Detection of Tuberculosis.  Imaging Macrophage Activity Within Subclinical Coronary Plaque Using a Novel Radioligand to Translocator Protein.

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