Moritz F. Kircher, MD, PhD

The Kircher lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering is developing novel nanoprobes for molecular imaging, image-guided therapy, and theranostics. Our ultimate goal is to develop a universal technology that allows determination of the total tumor burden in a patient before, during, and after treatment. This will allow detection of both the primary tumor, as well as metastases, both pre- and intraoperatively.

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Selected Achievements

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award (2014)

Walter-Friedrich-Award, German Society of Radiology (2013)

Young Investigator Award, World Molecular Imaging Congress (2012)

Neuroscience Scholar, The Dana Foundation (2011)

Research Scholar Award, Radiological Society of North America (2011)

Roentgen Resident Research Award, Radiological Society of North America (2008)

Lawrie B. Morrison Research Award, Harvard Medical School (2007)

Chief Resident in Radiology, Harvard Medical School (2007)

Eduard Ceraldi Award, Cleveland Clinic Health System (2005)

Research Fellow Trainee Prize, Radiological Society of North America (2002 & 2003)

Pictured: Moritz Kircher

At Work: Radiologist Moritz Kircher

Radiologist Moritz Kircher uses molecular imaging to study what is happening within individual tumor cells noninvasively, which could allow brain tumors to be diagnosed, classified, and treated in more-precise ways in the future.