Robert H. Mach, PhD
Britton Chance Professor of Radiology at University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Robert Mach, PhD, has conducted research in the field of nuclear medicine and radiotracer development for over 30 years. He is the Britton Chance Professor of Radiology and Director of the PET Radiochemistry Program at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include the development of radiotracers for imaging CNS receptors, oxidative stress, aggregated alpha-synuclein, and mechanisms of cellular death. He was previously a member of the Division of Radiological Sciences of Washington University School of Medicine, where he served as a professor in the Departments of Radiology, Cell Biology & Physiology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics. Dr. Mach was also the Director of the Washington University Cyclotron Facility and Chief of the Radiological Chemistry Lab of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. He previously held faculty positions at Wake Forest University. Dr. Mach has served as President of the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and on the Board of Directors of the Society of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences. He earned his doctorate in medical chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo.