Amir Iravani Joins MIR Faculty
Amir Iravani, MD, has joined Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as an assistant professor of radiology in the division of nuclear medicine.
Iravani has a broad interest in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine applications in oncology and theranostics. He previously served as a nuclear medicine physician at the Centre for Molecular Imaging in the Department of Cancer Imaging at Peter MacCallum Cancer Center (PMCC) in Melbourne, Australia.
“Dr. Irvani brings a unique expertise in radionuclide-directed therapies,” says Farrokh Dehdashti, MD, Drs. Barry A. and Marilyn J. Siegel Professor of Radiology and senior vice chair and division director of nuclear medicine. “He will lead MIR’s theranostic nuclear medicine program and train our residents in theranostic applications.”
After earning his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iravani completed his internal medicine residency and nuclear medicine residency at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Sydney, Australia. Following residency, he completed a molecular imaging and radionuclide therapy fellowship at PMCC.