Program 3: Free Radical Metabolism and Imaging (FRMI)

FRMI iconThe free radical metabolism and imaging program focuses on:

  • Free radical biology
  • Redox-based therapeutics
  • Patient outcome and molecular imaging
  • Novel approaches to diagnostic imaging

Program Co-Leader: Yusuf Menda, MD, professor, Radiology
Program Co-Leader: Douglas R. Spitz, PhD, professor, Radiation Oncology

Full Members

Bryan G. Allen, MBA, MD, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Department Chair
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Carryn Anderson, MD

    Full Member,
  • Clinical Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Reinhard R. Beichel, PhD, MS

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Internal Medicine

John M. Buatti, MD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Garry R. Buettner, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

David L. Bushnell, Jr., MD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Gary E. Christensen, DSc, MS

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Radiation Oncology

Sanjana Dayal, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Internal Medicine

David W. Dick, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Sean B. Fain, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor, Radiology
  • Vice Chair for Research, Radiology
  • Department: Radiology

Melissa A. Fath, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Ryan T. Flynn, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Clinical Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Michael M. Graham, MD, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology, Radiology

Stephen A. Graves, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Corinne E. Griguer, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, FAHA

    Full Member,
  • Professor and Interim Chair, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Radiation Oncology
  • Vice Chair for Research
  • Department: Internal Medicine, Radiation Oncology

Eric A. Hoffman, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Advanced Pulmonary Physiomic Imaging Laboratory (APPIL) Director
  • Department: Radiology, Nursing, Biomedical Engineering

James H. Holmes, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Mathews Jacob, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

C. Michael Knudson, MD, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Clinical Professor
  • Department: Pathology

Barry London, MD, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Internal Medicine

Vincent A. Magnotta, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology, Psychiatry, Biomedical Engineering

Claudia R. Mello-Thom, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiology, Biomedical Engineering

Yusuf Menda, MD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Claudia R. Oliva, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Thomas Rutkowski, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology

Michael K. Schultz, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Radiation Oncology, Radiology

Val Sheffield, MD, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Pediatrics

Jessica C. Sieren, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Andrean L. Simons-Burnett, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Diversity Task Force Chair
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Pathology, Radiation Oncology

Milan Sonka, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Radiation Oncology

Douglas R. Spitz, Jr., PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology, Pathology

John Sunderland, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Eric B. Taylor, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Aliye Uc, MD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Pediatrics

Thaddeus J. Wadas, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Xiaodong Wu, PhD

    Full Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Members

Mark C. Smith, MD

    Clinical Member,
  • Clinical Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Associate Members

Calvin S. Carter, PhD

    Associate Member,
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Mitchell C. Coleman, PhD

    Associate Member,
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Michael S. Petronek, PhD

    Associate Member,
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Department:

Ahmad Shariftabrizi, MD

    Associate Member,
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Sarah P. Short, PhD

    Associate Member,
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Internal Medicine

Chad Tracy, MD

    Associate Member,
  • Clinical Professor
  • Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Kidney Stone Treatment
  • Department: Radiology, Urology

Affiliate Members

Frederick E. Domann, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Prabhat Goswami, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Richard D. Hichwa, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Senior Associate Vice President for Research
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Physics and Astronomy

Kaikobad Irani, MD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Internal Medicine

Daniel Kahn, MD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Radiology

Simon C. S. Kao, MBBS, DMRD, FRCR, FACR

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor
  • Department: Radiology

Mark T. Madsen, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Radiology, Physics and Astronomy

Molly E. Martin, PhD, PharmD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Nuclear Pharmacist
  • Department: Radiology

Joseph M. Modrick, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

M. Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Pediatrics

Laura Ponto, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Radiology

Sarv Priya, MD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Director of Cardiac Imaging
  • Medical Director of 3D Lab
  • Department: Radiology

William M. Rockey, MD, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Wenqing Sun, MD, PhD

    Affiliate Member,
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Department: Radiation Oncology

Amira Zaher

    Affiliate Member,
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Department: