Gustavo A. Mercier, MD, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Radiology
Nuclear Radiology

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
MS, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Research in the application of PET/CT in oncology and neurology. Past interest include MRI contrast media. More recently my interest and focus has moved into imaging operations and imaging in public health economics.

Section Chief of Nuclear Radiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Nuclear Radiology

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2014 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging: 2nd Place Poster Neuroscience Track Presentation
2012 Citation for Educational Exhibit, Excellence in Design
2008 Boston University Radiology Department: Career Development Award
1996-1998 National Institutes of Health: Fellow
1990 IBM 3090 Supercomputing Competition: Honorable Mention
1988 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston: Guest Lecturer

Project#2 Recall Rates of Tomosynthesis
06/01/2006 - 06/30/2012 (PI)
Department of Defense

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  1. Geadas C, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Mercier G, Kleinman MB, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Jacobson KR. FDG-PET/CT activity leads to the diagnosis of unsuspected TB: a retrospective study. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jul 13; 11(1):464.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30001743.
  2. Subramaniam RM, Frey KA, Hunt CH, Mercier GA, Solnes LB, Colletti PM, Lu Y, Savir-Baruch B, Williams HT. ACR-ACNM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Dopamine Transporter (DaT) Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Imaging for Movement Disorders. Clin Nucl Med. 2017 Nov; 42(11):847-852. PMID: 28922189.
  3. Zhu H, Stern RA, Tao Q, Bourlas A, Essis MD, Chivukula M, Rosenzweig J, Steenkamp D, Xia W, Mercier GA, Tripodis Y, Farlow M, Kowall N, Qiu WQ. An amylin analog used as a challenge test for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2017 Jan; 3(1):33-43.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28503657; DOI: 10.1016/j.trci.2016.12.002;.
  4. Fujita A, Buch K, Truong MT, Qureshi MM, Mercier G, Jalisi S, Sugimoto H, Sakai O. Imaging characteristics of metastatic nodes and outcomes by HPV status in head and neck cancers. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb; 126(2):392-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26344563; DOI: 10.1002/lary.25587;.
  5. LeBedis CA, Anderson SW, Mercier G, Kussman S, Coleman SL, Golden L, Penn DR, Uyeda JW, Soto JA. The utility of CT for predicting bile leaks in hepatic trauma. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):101-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25146931; DOI: 10.1007/s10140-014-1262-9;.
  6. Ahmadian A, Brogan A, Berman J, Sverdlov AL, Mercier G, Mazzini M, Govender P, Ruberg FL, Miller EJ. Quantitative interpretation of FDG PET/CT with myocardial perfusion imaging increases diagnostic information in the evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Oct; 21(5):925-39.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24879453; DOI: 10.1007/s12350-014-9901-9;.
  7. Sridhar P, Mercier G, Tan J, Truong MT, Daly B, Subramaniam RM. FDG PET metabolic tumor volume segmentation and pathologic volume of primary human solid tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 May; 202(5):1114-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24758668; DOI: 10.2214/AJR.13.11456;.
  8. Paidpally V, Mercier G, Shah BA, Senthamizhchelvan S, Subramaniam RM. Interreader agreement and variability of FDG PET volumetric parameters in human solid tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb; 202(2):406-12. PMID: 24450684; DOI: 10.2214/AJR.13.10841;.
  9. Surasi DS, Peller PJ, Szabo Z, Mercier G, Subramaniam RM. Dopamine Transporter SPECT Imaging in Parkinson Disease and Dementia. PET Clin. 2013 Oct; 8(4):459-67. PMID: 27156473; DOI: 10.1016/j.cpet.2013.08.006;.
  10. Subramaniam RM, Agarwal A, Colucci A, Ferraro R, Paidpally V, Mercier G. Impact of concurrent diagnostic level CT with PET/CT on the utilization of stand-alone CT and MRI in the management of head and neck cancer patients. Clin Nucl Med. 2013 Oct; 38(10):790-4. PMID: 23917783; DOI: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31829f8ca5;.
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Imaging, Medical
imaging operations
public health economics
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