Professor, Depts of Radiology and Physics & Astronomy
Distinguished Scientist, BC Cancer Research Institute


Research Theme:

Research Interests:

Improved cancer diagnosis, prognosis & therapy by quantifying how radiopharmaceuticals target cancer cells; machine learning; radiomics; theranostics


He has published a book and over 240 journal articles, and has delivered more than 150 invited lectures worldwide. He has participated as principal investigator or co-investigator on a range of grants towards quantitative tomographic imaging, including translation to clinical applications.

Dr. Rahmim was awarded the John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in 2016, was Vice President (2017-18) and President (2018-19) of the Physics, Instrumentation and Data Sciences Council (PIDSC) of the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), and is Chair of the SNMMI Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force (2020-) as well as the SNMMI Dosimetry-AI working group (2022-).