Jogeshwar Mukherjee

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Professor in Residence, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine
Professor in Residence (Affiliated Faculty), Physiology & Biophysics
School of Medicine
Professor in Residence (Affiliated Faculty), Biomedical Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
PhD: University of Jodhpur (INDIA; renamed as Jai Narain Vyas University), Organic Chemistry (1980)
BS: University of Jodhpur (INDIA), Chemistry (1976)
MS: University of Jodhpur (INDIA), Organic Chemistry (1978)
Phone: (949) 824-2018
University of California, Irvine
Med Sci I, B140
Preclinical Imaging
Radiological Sciences
Mail Code: 5000
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Radiopharmaceutical Design & Development; PET Imaging and Quantitation; Neuroscience
Academic Distinctions
2015 Distinguished Investigator Award, Academy Radiology Research (
Mukherjee, J., Liang, C., Patel, K.K., Lam, P.Q., Mondal, R. Development and evaluation [125I]IPPI for tau imaging in post-mortem human Alzheimer’s disease brain. SYNAPSE, 74: e22183, 2021.

Mondal, R., Campoy, A-D.T., Liang, C., Mukherjee, J. [18F]FDG PET/CT Studies in Transgenic Hualpha-Syn(A53T) Parkinson’s Disease Mouse Model of alpha-Syncleinopathy. FRONTIERS NEUROSCIENCE (Neurodegeneration Section), Vol. 15, Article 676257, 2021. Doi:10.3389/fnins.2021.676257.

Kaur, H., Felix, M.R., Liang, C., Mukherjee J. Development and evaluation [18F]Flotaza for Abeta plaque imaging in post-mortem Alzheimer’s disease brain. BIOORGANIC MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 46: 128164, 2021.

Campoy, A-D.T., Liang, C., Ladwa, R.M., Patel, K.K., Patel, I.H., Mukherjee, J. [18F]Nifene PET/CT imaging in mice models: Improved methods and preliminary studies of alpha4beta2* nicotinic acetylcholinergic receptors in transgenic A53T mouse model of alpha-synucleinopathy and post-mortem human Parkinson’s disease. MOLECULES, 26(23):7360, 2021.

For full list of publications, please click on the link above.
National Institute of Health, R01: “PET imaging agents for a4b2 nicotinic receptors”, Principal Investigator: J. Mukherjee
National Institute of Health, R01: “PET imaging of a4b2 nicotinic receptor upregulation and smoking cessation, Principal Investigators: J. Mukherjee, W. Green and C-T. Chen
Professional Societies
Society of Nuclear Medicine
Society of Neuroscience
Indo-American Society of Nuclear Medicine
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