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Richard Leo Wahl, MD

Elizabeth Mallinckrodt Professor, Radiology
Chairman, Department of Radiology
Director, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

Specialty Areas

Diagnostic Radiology
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Radiology

Board Certifications

Nuclear Medicine
Diagnostic Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

PET/CT imaging, radiopharmaceutical therapies, nuclear Imaging

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: (314) 362-7100

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1978
ScD: Wartburg College, Waverly, IA 2008
Fellowship, Nuclear Medicine: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1983
Fellowship (research), Immunology: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1983
BA, Chemistry: Wartburg College, Waverly, IA 1974
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

DNA Repair Following Exposure to Ionizing Radiation is Not Error-Free.
Duncan JR, Lieber MR, Adachi N, Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2017 Aug 3; pii: jnumed.117.197673. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.117.197673.

PMID:
    28775198
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Timed sequential therapy of the selective T-type calcium channel blocker mibefradil and temozolomide in patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas.
Holdhoff M, Ye X, Supko JG, Nabors LB, Desai AS, Walbert T, Lesser GJ, Read WL, Lieberman FS, Lodge MA, Leal J, Fisher JD, Desideri S, Grossman SA, Wahl RL, Schiff D
Neuro Oncol. 2017 Jun 1; 19(6)845-852. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox020.

PMID:
    28371832
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitation of Cancer Treatment Response by <sup>18</sup>F-FDG PET/CT: Multicenter Assessment of Measurement Variability.
O JH, Jacene H, Luber B, Wang H, Huynh MH, Leal JP, Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2017 Sep; 58(9)1429-1434. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.117.189605.

PMID:
    28360211
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prediction of Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Using Early-Time-Point <sup>18</sup>F-FDG PET/CT Imaging in Patients with Advanced Melanoma.
Cho SY, Lipson EJ, Im HJ, Rowe SP, Gonzalez EM, Blackford A, Chirindel A, Pardoll DM, Topalian SL, Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2017 Sep; 58(9)1421-1428. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.116.188839.

PMID:
    28360208
    [PubMed - in process]
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The effect of regadenoson on the integrity of the human blood-brain barrier, a pilot study.
Jackson S, George RT, Lodge MA, Piotrowski A, Wahl RL, Gujar SK, Grossman SA
J Neurooncol. 2017 May; 132(3)513-519. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2404-1.

PMID:
    28315063
    [PubMed - in process]
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Simplifying volumes-of-interest (VOIs) definition in quantitative SPECT: Beyond manual definition of 3D whole-organ VOIs.
Vicente EM, Lodge MA, Rowe SP, Wahl RL, Frey EC
Med Phys. 2017 May; 44(5)1707-1717. doi: 10.1002/mp.12164.

PMID:
    28207950
    [PubMed - in process]
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A comparison of FLT to FDG PET/CT in the early assessment of chemotherapy response in stages IB-IIIA resectable NSCLC.
Crandall JP, Tahari AK, Juergens RA, Brahmer JR, Rudin CM, Esposito G, Subramaniam DS, Knopp MV, Hall NC, Gajwani P, Leal JP, Lodge MA, O JH, Gabrielson EW, Shankar LK, Wahl RL
EJNMMI Res. 2017 Dec; 7(1)8. doi: 10.1186/s13550-017-0258-3.

PMID:
    28102506
    [PubMed]
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Spatiotemporal distribution modeling of PET tracer uptake in solid tumors.
Soltani M, Sefidgar M, Bazmara H, Casey ME, Subramaniam RM, Wahl RL, Rahmim A
Ann Nucl Med. 2017 Feb; 31(2)109-124. doi: 10.1007/s12149-016-1141-4.

PMID:
    27921285
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Initial Experience with Tositumomab and I-131-Labeled Tositumomab for Treatment of Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Jacene H, Crandall J, Kasamon YL, Ambinder RF, Piantadosi S, Serena D, Kasecamp W, Wahl RL
Mol Imaging Biol. 2017 Jun; 19(3)429-436. doi: 10.1007/s11307-016-1019-9.

PMID:
    27798787
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of quantitative Y-90 SPECT and non-time-of-flight PET imaging in post-therapy radioembolization of liver cancer.
Yue J, Mauxion T, Reyes DK, Lodge MA, Hobbs RF, Rong X, Dong Y, Herman JM, Wahl RL, Geschwind JH, Frey EC
Med Phys. 2016 Oct; 43(10)5779.

PMID:
    27782730
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Repeatability of <sup>18</sup>F-FLT PET in a Multicenter Study of Patients with High-Grade Glioma.
Lodge MA, Holdhoff M, Leal JP, Bag AK, Nabors LB, Mintz A, Lesser GJ, Mankoff DA, Desai AS, Mountz JM, Lieberman FS, Fisher JD, Desideri S, Ye X, Grossman SA, Schiff D, Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2017 Mar; 58(3)393-398. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.116.178434.

PMID:
    27688473
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessment of Imaging Modalities and Response Metrics in Ewing Sarcoma: Correlation With Survival.
Koshkin VS, Bolejack V, Schwartz LH, Wahl RL, Chugh R, Reinke DK, Zhao B, O JH, Patel SR, Schuetze SM, Baker LH
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug 29; pii: JCO681858.

PMID:
    27573658
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Brown Adipose Reporting Criteria in Imaging STudies (BARCIST 1.0): Recommendations for Standardized FDG-PET/CT Experiments in Humans.
Chen KY, Cypess AM, Laughlin MR, Haft CR, Hu HH, Bredella MA, Enerbäck S, Kinahan PE, Lichtenbelt Wv, Lin FI, Sunderland JJ, Virtanen KA, Wahl RL
Cell Metab. 2016 Aug 9; 24(2)210-22. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2016.07.014.

PMID:
    27508870
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Posttreatment FDG PET/CT in predicting survival of patients with ovarian carcinoma.
Chu LC, Tsai HL, Wang H, Crandall J, Javadi MS, Wahl RL
EJNMMI Res. 2016 Dec; 6(1)42. doi: 10.1186/s13550-016-0194-7.

PMID:
    27206785
    [PubMed]
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Practical PERCIST: A Simplified Guide to PET Response Criteria in Solid Tumors 1.0.
O JH, Lodge MA, Wahl RL
Radiology. 2016 Aug; 280(2)576-84. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016142043.

PMID:
    26909647
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quo Vadis: PET and Single-Photon Molecular Breast Imaging.
Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2016 Feb; 57 Suppl 13S-8S. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.115.159202.

PMID:
    26834100
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to Early Treatment Evaluated with 18F-FDG PET and PERCIST 1.0 Predicts Survival in Patients with Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors Treated with a Monoclonal Antibody to the Insulinlike Growth Factor 1 Receptor.
Hyun O J, Luber BS, Leal JP, Wang H, Bolejack V, Schuetze SM, Schwartz LH, Helman LJ, Reinke D, Baker LH, Wahl RL
J Nucl Med. 2016 May; 57(5)735-40. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.115.162412.

PMID:
    26795289
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative Imaging in Cancer Clinical Trials.
Yankeelov TE, Mankoff DA, Schwartz LH, Lieberman FS, Buatti JM, Mountz JM, Erickson BJ, Fennessy FM, Huang W, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Wahl RL, Linden HM, Kinahan PE, Zhao B, Hylton NM, Gillies RJ, Clarke L, Nordstrom R, Rubin DL
Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Jan 15; 22(2)284-90. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-3336.

PMID:
    26773162
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Racial Disparities in Asthma Hospitalizations Following Implementation of the Smoke-Free Air Law, Michigan, 2002-2012.
Marchese ME, Shamo F, Miller CE, Wahl RL, Li Y
Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Nov 19; 12E201. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.150144.

PMID:
    26583573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Strengths and Weaknesses of a Planar Whole-Body Method of (153)Sm Dosimetry for Patients with Metastatic Osteosarcoma and Comparison with Three-Dimensional Dosimetry.
Plyku D, Loeb DM, Prideaux AR, Baechler S, Wahl RL, Sgouros G, Hobbs RF
Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2015 Nov; 30(9)369-79. doi: 10.1089/cbr.2014.1803.

PMID:
    26560193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Quantitative imaging, radioimmunotherapy, imaging the immune system, multi-modality imaging