Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Job title: Co-Director Institute for Innovation in Imaging
Dr. Caravan is the Director of the Institute for Innovation in Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He leads a multidisciplinary and translational molecular imaging lab focused on the invention of novel molecular probes and their broad applications in cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, and hepatic diseases as well as in cancers. His research spans novel chemistry technologies to advanced MRI and PET imaging in animal models to applications in patient populations. Dr. Caravan received a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of British Columbia. Following post-doctoral work at the EPFL (Switzerland) he worked in industry developing targeted MR probes. He joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School in 2007 and has been a continuously funded NIH researcher. He has published over 100 original peer reviewed papers and holds over 25 issued or pending patents.