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Dan J. Kadrmas

Department of Radiology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
United States of America


Dan Kadrmas, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the University of Utah, an investigator in the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program. Kadrmas is also director of the Quantitative and Functional PET/CT Laboratory.   Kadrmas researches imaging technologies, particularly the use of positron emission technology (PET) imaging to study multiple aspects of tumor physiology, glucose metabolism, blood flow, hypoxia, and growth in various types of cancer.   Kadrmas received a master's degree from the University of Iowa and a PhD from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Research Interest

PET-Based Tumor Imaging Tumor Specific PET Probes Tomography Tomography, Emission-Computed Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon Diagnostic Imaging Imaging, Three-Dimensional Radionuclide Imaging Positron Emission Tomography (PET)


  • Zeng GL, Hernandez A, Kadrmas DJ, Gullberg GT (2012). Kinetic parameter estimation using a closed-form expression via integration by parts. Phys Med Biol, 57(18), 5809-21.

  • Enslow MS, Zollinger LV, Morton KA, Butterfield RI, Kadrmas DJ, Christian PE, Boucher KM, Heilbrun ME, Jensen RL, Hoffman JM (2012). Comparison of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose and 18F-fluorothymidine PET in differentiating radiation necrosis from recurrent glioma. Clin Nucl Med, 37(9), 854-61.

  • Morey AM, Kadrmas DJ (2013). Effect of varying number of OSEM subsets on PET lesion detectability. J Nucl Med Technol, 41(4), 268-73.

  • Kadrmas DJ, Oktay MB (2013). Generalized separable parameter space techniques for fitting 1K-5K serial compartment models. Med Phys, 40(7), 072502.

  • Kadrmas DJ, Rust TC, Hoffman JM (2013). Single-scan dual-tracer FLT+FDG PET tumor characterization. Phys Med Biol, 58(3), 429-49.

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