Satoshi Minoshima M.D., Ph.D.

 Satoshi Minoshima M.D., Ph.D.

Bio

Satoshi Minoshima, M.D., Ph.D. is Wil B. Nelp endowed professor and vice chair, research, Department of Radiology, and director of Neuroimaging and…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Provide high-quality care based on updated scientific evidence and extensive experience in nuclear medicine practice.

Personal Interests

Reading scientific articles, playing music, traveling and visiting museums.

Clinical Interests

General nuclear medicine, PET and SPECT imaging of brain disorders and dementia.

Research Interests

Molecular imaging of the brain.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Chiba University School of MedicinePh.D1994
Chiba University School of MedicineMedical education1984
Chiba University School of MedicineResidency
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of RadiologyFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1984

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Nuclear MedicineNuclear Medicine1998
Satoshi Minoshima, M.D., Ph.D. is Wil B. Nelp endowed professor and vice chair, research, Department of Radiology, and director of Neuroimaging and Biotechnology Laboratory. Dr. Minoshima is an international leader in the field of dementia and molecular imaging. He applies cutting-edge technology and knowledge to his day-to-day practice. Dr. Minoshima served as the president of the Brain Imaging Council and is currently serving as the chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and as vice president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Dr. Minoshima's research interests include investigations of various brain disorders using innovative imaging technology. His contributions to the field include discovery of the posterior cingulate abnormality in Alzheimer's disease and invention and dissemination of diagnostic statistical mapping technology for brain PET and SPECT scan interpretation. He has contributed to numerous educational activities advocating functional brain PET and SPECT imaging and concerning general nuclear medicine and radiology practice for better patient care.

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