Dong Zhou, PhD

Dong Zhou, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Development of new PET tracers for the study of cancers.


  • 1995: MS, polymer chemistry and physics, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • 2004: PhD, organic chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2004 - 2007: Postdoctoral research associate, radiochemistry and radiopharmaceuticals, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

Discovery and Targeting of a Noncanonical Mechanism of Sarcoma Resistance to ADI-PEG20 Mediated by the Microenvironment.
  • Rogers LC, Kremer JC, Brashears CB, [...] Zhou D, [...] Van Tine BA
  • Clin Cancer Res 2023
Pilot Study: PARP1 Imaging in Advanced Prostate Cancer.
  • Dehdashti F, Reimers MA, Shoghi KI, [...] Zhou D
  • Mol Imaging Biol 2022
Exploration of alcohol-enhanced Cu-mediated radiofluorination toward practical labeling.
  • Zhou D, Chu W, Katzenellenbogen JA
  • J Labelled Comp Radiopharm 2022
Determination of molar activity of [18F]fluoride by HPLC via sulfonyl derivatization.
  • Zhou D, Schwarz S, Katzenellenbogen JA
  • Appl Radiat Isot 2021

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