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Jamal Zweit, Ph.D.

Jamal Zweit

Director, Molecular Imaging Center
Phone: (804) 628-2791
E-mail: jamal.zweit@vcuhealth.org

Areas of Interest

  • Multi-modality molecular and cellular imaging.
  • Biologically targeted probe development.
  • Multi-probe pre-clinical imaging.
  • Nano-particle and quantum dot molecular and cellular imaging.
  • Translational clinical molecular imaging in drug development.
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics studies in oncology and neuroscience.

Research Projects/Grants

  • Cell death and senescence.
  • Proliferation and cell growth.
  • Angiogenesis and anti-angiogenic therapy.
  • Targeted imaging of immuno- and radio-immuno therapy.
  • Multi-functional targeted imaging of radio-tracer, magnetic and optical quantum dots.


  • B.Sc. – University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Ph.D. – University of Manchester, United Kingdom
VCU Department of Radiology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center