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


Research Theme:

Research Interests:

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


He has published a book and over 160 journal articles and 320 conference proceeding papers/abstracts, and has delivered more than 100 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-).