Integrated Science.

Integrated Technology.

This is the Crump Institute.

The Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging brings together faculty, students, and staff with a variety of backgrounds - physics, mathematics, engineering, biology, chemistry, and medicine - to pursue innovative technologies and science to accelerate our understanding of biology and medicine. Innovative technology programs, linked by systems biology, microfluidics, nanotechnology, and molecular imaging, provide the tools to conduct integrated science in a unique, interdisciplinary setting.

With an initial focus on cancer and immunity, our goal is to develop new technologies to observe, measure, and understand biology in cells, tissues, and living organisms. Through molecular imaging - taking pictures of the living chemistry of cells and tissues of the body, we can watch biology in action in living organisms. The Crump Institute's ultimate objective is to provide medicine with new science and technologies to judge the state of health, and identify the early transitions to disease for the development and use of new therapies as part of the new era in molecular medicine.

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Anna M. Wu will be featured as a Keynote Speaker at the December, 2015 Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics meeting in San Diego
UCLA Crump Professor, Anna Wu, Past President of World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS), named WMIS Fellow
Obituary: Marjorie Eloise Lund Crump, 89, of Trumbull
Work from Professor Chatziioannou’s lab makes The Institute Of Physics list of top publications from 2013
UCLA Professor Receives 2010 Benedict Cassen Prize for Research in Nuclear Medicine