Ying Hwey Nai, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Ying Hwey Nai, PhD, is an assistant professor of radiology in the Precision Radiotheranostics Translation Center, based at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her research interests include multi-modal imaging, particularly PET/MR imaging for clinical and preclinical applications. Her research experience is focused on neuroimaging, cancer imaging and kinetic modeling.

Nai comes to MIR from the National University of Singapore, where she has been working as a research fellow. She earned her doctorate in biomedical engineering with a focus on clinical imaging research from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan.

Research Interests

Multimodality imaging, PET radiotracer development, quantitative/methodological data analysis development

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Education History


Tohoku University


Nanyang Technological University