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About the AIRC

Academic Title Assistant Professor
Advanced Imaging Research Center
Secondary Appointment Internal Medicine - Digestive and Liver Diseases
Degree Program Cancer Biology
Non-degree Program STARS

Ian R. Corbin, PhD, M.Sc.

Research Overview
Dr. Corbin's molecular imaging and nanomedicine laboratory aims to develop innovative methodologies to enhance our understanding and capabilities to detect and treat malignancies of the upper abdomen, namely of the liver and pancreas. His lab adopts a multidisciplinary approach to research in which methods range from contrast agent synthesis and nanoparticle formulation, to cell culture screening of targeted and therapeutic agents, to finally pre-clinical whole animal in vivo imaging and drug treatment trials. Poised between basic research and clinical medicine Dr. Corbin's research incorporates novel strategies and techniques from both extremes in a reciprocal bench-to-bedside manner to both direct and advance his research endeavors.

Key areas of interest include:

  1. Molecular imaging methods for early detection of cancer;
  2. Development of nanoscale drug delivery systems for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma;
  3. Magnetic resonance spectroscopic evaluation of liver disease and cancer.

Contact: [email protected]

Research Interests

Nanomedicine Molecular Imaging
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Hepatocellular Carcinoma