Dr. Akiva Mintz in his lab.
Akiva Mintz, MD, PhD, vice-chair of translational imaging and director of the Columbia University PET Center.

The department of radiology participates in a wide range of NIH-funded research initiatives and translational research collaborations with every other department in the medical center. Many of these projects are performed in dedicated Department of Radiology research facilities, including the David A. Gardner PET Research Center, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Center, and the Cerebrovascular Center of the Neurological Institute. The department also has a strong collaborative relationship with Columbia University's Department of Biomedical Engineering.