Elizabeth Li, Benjamin A. Spencer, Jeffrey P. Schmall, Yasser Abdelhafez, Ramsey D. Badawi, Guobao Wang and Simon R. Cherry

Efficient delay correction for total-body PET kinetic modeling using pulse timing methods

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, December 2021, jnumed.121.262968.

Guobao Wang, Lorenzo Nardo, Mamta Parikh, Yasser G. Abdelhafez, Elizabeth Li, Benjamin A. Spencer, Jinyi Qi, Terry Jones, Simon R. Cherry and Ramsey D. Badawi

Total-Body PET Multiparametric Imaging of Cancer Using a Voxel-wise Strategy of Compartmental Modeling

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, November 2021, jnumed.121.262668.

Gustavo Coelho Alves Costa, Benjamin A. Spencer, Negar Omidvari, Cameron Foster, Michael Rusnak, Heather Hunt, Denise T Caudle, Rex Pillai, Catherine Vu and Emilie Roncali

Radioembolization Dosimetry with Total-Body 90Y PET

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, November 2021, jnumed.121.263145.

Edwin K. Leung, Eric Berg, Negar Omidvari, Benjamin A. Spencer, Elizabeth Li, Yasser G. Abdelhafez, Jeffrey P. Schmall, Weiping Liu, Liuchun He, Songsong Tang, Y. Liu, Yun Dong, Terry Jones, Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi

Quantitative accuracy in total-body imaging using the uEXPLORER PET/CT scanner

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 66(20): 205008, 2021.

Yiran Wang, Elizabeth Li, Simon R. Cherry, and Guobao Wang

Total-Body PET Kinetic Modeling and Potential Opportunities Using Deep Learning

PET Clin., 2021 Oct;16(4):613-625. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2021.06.009.

Jinyi Qi, Samuel Matej, Guobao Wang, and Xuezhu Zhang

3D/4D Reconstruction and Quantitative Total Body Imaging

PET Clin., 2021 Jan;16(1):41-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2020.09.008.

Lorenzo Nardo, Yasser G. Abdelhafez, Benjamin A. Spencer and Ramsey D Badawi

Clinical Implementation of Total-body PET/CT at University of California, Davis

PET Clin., 2021 Jan;16(1):1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2020.09.006.


Benjamin A. Spencer*, Eric Berg*, Jeffrey P. Schmall, Negar Omidvari, Edwin K. Leung, Yasser G. Abdelhafez, Songsong Tang, Zilin Deng, Yun Dong, Yang Lv, Jun Bao, Weiping Liu, Hongdi Li, Terry Jones, Ramsey D. Badawi, and Simon R. Cherry (* authors contributed equally)

Performance evaluation of the uEXPLORER Total-body PET/CT scanner based on NEMA NU 2-2018 with additional tests to characterize long axial field-of-view PET scanners

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, October 2020, jnumed.120.250597.

Eric Berg, Herman Gill, Jan Marik, Annie Ogasawara, Simon Williams, Guus van Dongen, Daniëlle Vugts, Simon R Cherry, and Alice F Tarantal

Total-Body PET and Highly Stable Chelators Together Enable Meaningful 89 Zr-Antibody PET Studies up to 30 Days After Injection

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2020; 61:453–460.

Xuezhu Zhang, Simon R. Cherry, Zhaoheng Xie, Hongcheng Shi, Ramsey D. Badawi, and Jinyi Qi.

Subsecond total-body imaging using ultrasensitive positron emission tomography

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, no. 5 (2020): 2265-2267.

Xuezhu Zhang, Zhaoheng Xie, Eric Berg, Martin S. Judenhofer, Weiping Liu, Tianyi Xu, Yu Ding, Yang Lv, Yun Dong, Zilin Deng, Songsong Tang, Hongcheng Shi, Pengcheng Hu, Shuguang Chen, Jun Bao, Hongdi Li, Jian Zhou, Guobao Wang, Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi, and Jinyi Qi

Total-body dynamic reconstruction and parametric imaging on the uEXPLORER

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2020; 61:285–291.


Ramsey D. Badawi, Hongcheng Shi, Pengcheng Hu, Shuguang Chen, Tianyi Xu, Patricia M. Price, Yu Ding, Benjamin A. Spencer, Lorenzo Nardo1, Weiping Liu, Jun Bao, Terry Jones, Hongdi Li and Simon R. Cherry

First Human Imaging Studies with the EXPLORER Total-Body PET Scanner

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2019; 60:299–303.

Yang Lv, Xinyu Lv, Weiping Liu, Martin S Judenhofer, Allison Zwingenberger, Erik Wisner, Eric Berg, Sarah McKenney, Edwin Leung, Benjamin A Spencer, Simon R Cherry, and Ramsey D Badawi

Mini EXPLORER II: A Prototype High-sensitivity PET/CT Scanner for Companion Animal and Human Brain Scanning

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64(7): 075004, 2019.


Edwin K. Leung, Martin S. Judenhofer, Simon R. Cherry and Ramsey D. Badawi

Performance assessment of a software-based coincidence processor for the EXPLORER total-body PET scanner

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63(18): 18NT01, 2018.

Simon R. Cherry, Terry Jones, Joel S. Karp, Jinyi Qi, William W. Moses, Ramsey D. Badawi,

Total-Body PET: Maximizing Sensitivity to Create New Opportunities for Clinical Research and Patient Care

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2018; 59:3–12


Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi, Joel S. Karp, William W. Moses, Pat Price, Terry Jones

Total-body imaging: Transforming the role of positron emission tomography

Sci. Transl. Med., Vol. 9, Issue 381, eaaf6169 (2017).

Xuezhu Zhang, Jian Zhou, Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi, Jinyi Qi

Quantitative image reconstruction for total-body PET imaging using the 2-meter long EXPLORER scanner

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 62 (2017) pp. 2465–2485


Jeffrey P. Schmall, Joel S. Karp, Matt Werner, Suleman Surti

Parallax error in long-axial field-of-view PET scanners – a simulation study

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61 (2016) pp. 5443–5455


Suleman Surti, Joel S. Karp

Impact of detector design on imaging performance of a long axial field-of-view, whole-body PET scanner

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60 (2015) pp. 5343–5358

Pat Price, Ramsey D. Badawi, Simon R. Cherry, Terry Jones

Ultra-staging to unmask the prescribing of adjuvant therapy in cancer patients: the future opportunity to image micro-metastases using total body 18FDG-PET scanning

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2014; 55:696-697


Jonathan K. Poon, Magnus L. Dahlbom, William W. Moses, Karthik Balakrishnan, Wenli Wang, Simon R. Cherry, Ramsey D. Badawi

Optimal whole-body PET scanner configurations for different volumes of LSO scintillator: a simulation study

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57 (2012) pp. 4077–4094


Simon R. Cherry

The 2006 Henry N. Wagner Lecture: Of Mice and Men (and Positrons) – Advances in PET imaging technology

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2006; 47:1735–1745