University of Texas
Prof Kalevi Kairemo graduated with a MSc(Eng) degree from Helsinki University of Technology in 1980 before undertaking medical training at the University of Helsinki. He undertook specialist training in Clinical Chemistry, Nuclear Medicine, Health Care Administration and Clinical Pharmacology at Helsinki University Central Hospital and then a post-doctoral research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1989-93. Prof Kairemo has held posts as Professor in Clinical Chemistry at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (1998-9), Professor in Nuclear Medicine at Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden (2001-5) and as Head of the Nuclear Medicine Division, Department of Oncology at Helsinki University Central Hospital (2004-9). Since 2009, he has worked at the Docrates Cancer Center in Helsinki. Recently he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Association of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy (WARMTH). He has authored more than 200 original peer-reviewed publications.
FDG-PET and PET/CT