Andrei Iagaru

Radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio:   Dr. Iagaru is an Associate Professor of Radiology - Nuclear Medicine and the Co-Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Stanford University Medical Center. He completed medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, and an internship at Drexel University College of Medicine, Graduate Hospital, in the Department of Medicine in Philadelphia. He began his residency at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, in the Division of Nuclear Medicine, where he was the chief resident. Dr. Iagaru finished his residency and completed a PET/CT fellowship at Stanford University's School of Medicine in the Division of Nuclear Medicine. His research interests include PET/MRI and PET/CT for early cancer detection; clinical translation of novel PET radiopharmaceuticals; peptide-based diagnostic imaging and therapy; and radioimmunotherapy.

Over the past seven years since joining the faculty at Stanford, Dr. Iagaru has received several awards including the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) 2009 Image of the Year Award; American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM) Mid-Winter Conference 2010 Best Essay Award; 2009 Western Regional SNM Scientist Award; 2011 SNM Nuclear Oncology Council Young Investigator Award; and a Stanford Cancer Center 2009 Developmental Cancer Research Award in Translational Science. Dr. Iagaru presented more than 90 abstracts at national and international meetings and published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 7 book chapters.

Imaging Clinic (Radiology)

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Room H0342
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (2006) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2007) CA
  • Board Certification: Nuclear Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Medicine (2006)
  • Residency: USC - Keck School of Medicine (2005) CA
  • Internship: Graduate Hospital (2004) PA
  • Medical Education: Carol Davila University of Medicine (2000) Romania

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2013)
  • Nuclear Oncology Council Young Investigator Award - Second Place, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2011)
  • Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council Travel Grant, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2011)
  • Young Professionals Tournament - First Place, SNMMI & Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine Joint Meeting (2011)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2011)
  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2010)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Medicine (2010)
  • Norman D. Poe Memorial Scholarship Award, Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine (2009)
  • Developmental Cancer Research Award, Stanford Cancer Center (2009)
  • Image of the Year, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2009)
  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2009)
  • Clinician Educator of the Year Award, Stanford Radiology Residency Program (2008)
  • Alavi-Mandell Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (2008)
  • Best Essay Award, American College of Nuclear Physicians (2008)
  • Travel Grant, American College of Nuclear Physicians (2007)

Administrative Appointments

  • Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency Program (2011 - Present)
  • Member, Department of Radiology Education Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Member, Clinical Radiation Safety Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Member, Scientific Review Committee, Stanford Cancer Institute (2012 - Present)

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