David Townsend

Townsend David

  • Professor, Department of¬†Diagnostic Radiology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Director, Clinical Imaging Research Centre, National University of Singapore
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Honorary Professor, Sydney University Medical School, Australia
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, USA
  • Adjunct Professor, NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of London (Westfield College), United Kingdom
  • PD, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • BSc, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • PET/CT
  • PET/MR
  • Clinical Applications
Recent Publications
  • 1. Schaefferkoetter JD, Osman M, Townsend DW. 2017 Dec. The importance of quality control for clinical PET imaging. Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 45(4):265-266. doi: 10.2967/jnmt.117.198465.
  • 2. Thomas BA, Molton JS, Leek F, Pang Y, Totman JJ, Paton NI, Townsend DW. 2017 Nov. A comparison of F-18-FDG PET/MR with PET/CT in pulmonary tuberculosis. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 38(11):971-978. doi: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000000743.
  • 3. Schaefferkoetter JD, Wang Z, Stephenson MC, Roy S, Conti M, Eriksson L, Townsend DW, Thamboo T, Chiong E. 2017 Jun. Quantitative 18F-fluorocholine positron emission tomography for prostate cancer: correlation between kinetic parameters and Gleason scoring. EJNMMI Research. 7:55. doi: 10.1186/s13550-017-0299-7.
  • 4. Marchesseau S, Seneviratna A, Sj√∂holm AT, Qin DL, Ho JXM, Hausenloy DJ, Townsend DW, Richards AM, Totman JJ, Chan MYY. 2017 May. Hybrid PET/CT and PET/MRI imaging of vulnerable coronary plaque and myocardial scar tissue in acute myocardial infarction. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s12350-017-0918-8.
  • 5. Conti M, Eriksson L, Rothfuss H, Sjoeholm T, Townsend D, Rosenqvist G, Carlier T. 2017 Apr. Characterization of 176Lu background in LSO-based PET scanners. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 62(9):3700-3711. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa68ca.