Michael R. Zalutsky, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael R. Zalutsky, Ph.D., M.D.

Duke Radiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA

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Michael R. Zalutsky, Ph.D., is the Jonathan Spicehandler, M.D., Professor of Neuro-Oncology Research and a Professor in the Departments of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. Prior to joining the faculty at Duke, Dr. Zalutsky held positions at Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago, and Harvard Medical School.  The author of more than 330 scientific publications, his primary research interest is radiochemistry applied to cancer imaging and therapy.  Dr. Zalutsky’s honors and awards include the Berson-Yalow Award and the Aebersold Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine for outstanding achievement in basic nuclear medicine science.  He also received a 10-year MERIT Award from the National Cancer Institute for his work in targeted radionuclide therapy and served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee, evaluating the state of science in nuclear medicine.