Mark T. Madsen

Mark T. Madsen
Professor (also in Department of Radiology)
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1979
3867 JPP
Office Phone: 
(319) 356-3373
Research Interests: 
Medical physics.
  • Radiotracer kinetics (how radioactive tracers are transported in the body), image processing, and image reconstruction
  • Professor of Radiology and Adjunct Professor of Physics, is eligible to advise physics theses
  • Nuclear Medicine facilities include four gamma camera systems for single photon emission tomography (SPECT) where radiotracers injected into patients are imaged to diagnose disease
  • Students interact with group members and the medical staff in the division of Nuclear Medicine and the PET center
  • Students develop skills with nuclear detection electronics, medical image manipulation using IDL, and tomographic image reconstruction