Laforest Lab

The Laforest Lab is focused on quantitative nuclear medicine and position emission tomography (PET) methods using multimodality SPECT/CT, PET/CT and PET/MRI for the study of various diseases related to inflammation, oncology and cardiology.

Our People

The lab’s multidisciplinary team, led by Richard Laforest, PhD, focuses on the development of novel imaging instruments and methods to improve the study of biology of diseases and imaging science.


Research in the Laforest Lab focuses on quantitative imaging and includes validation of data correction, radiation dosimetry and quantitative data modeling.