Richard E Carson, PhD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Biomedical Engineering; Director, Yale PET Center; Director of Graduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Cognitive control and cocaine dependence: thalamic noradrenergic processes
Diseases of the Nervous System AZD3241 PET MSA Trial, Phase 2, Randomized,12 Week Safety and Tolerability Trial With PET in MSA Pts
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Imaging extrastriatal dopamine release in tobacco smokers and nonsmokers
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Genetics - Adult, Mental Health & Behavioral Research Characterization of CB1 Receptor Using [11C]-OMAR
Addictive Behaviors PET imaging of mGluR5 with drug challenge
Addictive Behaviors, Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Test-retest reproducibility of (11 C) PHNO PET using the constant infusion paradigm
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Glutamate-Glutamine Cycling (VCYC) during Cocaine Abstinence using 13C-MRS
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Translational Neuroscience Optimization of GlyT1 Inhibitor
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Pathophysiology and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder as Assessed by In Vivo Imaging
Mental Health & Behavioral Research, Tobacco Addiction Acetylcholine, Tobacco smoking, Genes and Nicotinic Receptors

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Contact Info

Richard E Carson, PhD
Mailing Address
Yale PET CenterPO Box 208048
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8048

Yale PET Center

Research Image 1

Collage of PET images from the Yale PET Center

Research Image 2

Human PET brain images with 10 different tracers