H. Charles Manning, Ph.D.
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
May 20, 2020
H. Charles Manning is a chemist with a background in radiochemistry, medicinal chemistry and imaging science. Since starting his independent career at Vanderbilt University in 2006, his laboratory has focused on the discovery, translation, and validation of chemical and molecular probes for cancer imaging and therapy. During his tenure at Vanderbilt, Dr. Manning rose to the academic rank of Professor of Radiology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Neurosurgery, and Chemical and Physical Biology.
As a Vanderbilt Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Dr. Manning served the Ingram Cancer Center as the Director of Cancer Imaging Research starting in 2015. Dr. Manning also served as the founding Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Molecular Probes and Molecular Imaging Research. In this role, he led the scientific direction of Vanderbilt’s radiopharmaceutical and molecular imaging research programs. Continuously supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) throughout his career, as well as the DOD, industry and philanthropy partners, Dr. Manning’s lab discovers and translates novel radiopharmaceuticals and chemical probes, with emphasis on positron emission tomography (PET) imaging.