Lapi Research Group at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Welcome to the Lapi Group Page



Suzanne Lapi, PhD is the cyclotron facility director and a professor in the Departments of Radiology and Chemistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Her group's interests lie in the development of positron emitting radiotracers in the life sciences.


For more information please see: 

http://www.uab.edu/medicine/radiology/


News Updates:
https://www.uab.edu/news/innovation/item/8159-journal-researchers-can-track-hazardous-chemicals-from-fast-food-wrappers-in-the-body
https://abc3340.com/news/local/researchers-at-uab-can-now-trace-harmful-chemicals-from-fast-food-wrappers-and-water
https://www.al.com/news/2017/04/cancer-linked_chemicals_build.html

The UAB group is now supplying Zr-89 and other isotopes for preclinical and clinical research studies across the U.S.  Please contact us at lapi(at)uab.edu for more details.



Our group works on  the development of the cyclotron targetry to produce novel radioisotopes to the synthesis of novel radiopharmaceuticals to the translation of these imaging agents into clinical trials.

Recent Events

UAB O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Lace Up for the Cure 5k Run - Team "Hot Science"


First Annual Symposium on Molecular Imaging at UAB