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Kerstin Sander, PhD

Lecturer in Radiochemistry and PET Pharmacology at University College London

Location: London United Kingdom

Kerstin Sander is a lecturer in radiochemistry and PET pharmacology at the UCL Centre for Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry (CRC). She has more than ten years of experience in radiotracer development and translational imaging, with a particular focus on strategies for imaging of brain diseases with positron emission tomography (PET). After qualifying as a pharmacist (German license), Dr. Sander obtained a PhD in medicinal chemistry from Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Germany, in 2010. In the same year, she joined the radiochemistry group at UCL as research fellow, before being appointed as lecturer in 2017. Dr. Sander has made substantial contributions in the fields of radiochemistry and PET tracer development and has established research techniques used to underpin translation of investigational PET tracers in clinical studies. As head of quality control, she oversees production of PET tracers for human imaging at the UCL Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Facility.

Associated Grants

  • Monitoring Glucocerebrosidase Engagement in Parkinson’s Disease


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