Educational History

Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, FIU, 2013.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiology/Nuclear Medicine.
M.S. in Radiochemistry, Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Havana, 2007.
Radiochemistry Diploma, Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Havana, 2005.

Alex was in charge of the Rinker Laboratories which is the basic radiochemistry and radiopharmacy research facility for nuclear oncology and general nuclear imaging applications.  It  is composed of radiochemistry, biologic studies and image processing/analysis core laboratories.  The laboratory is actively developing new imaging and treatment agents for liver cancer and neuroendocrine tumors. This laboratory focuses on Ga-68 labeled cancer imaging agents, and supports the clinical HPB oncology research including radiomicrosphere therapy of advanced liver malignancies and neuroendocrine tumor imaging and therapy with Y-90 and Lu-177 mainly.

Current Affiliation: Albert Einstein college of Medicine


Ga-68 Purification

Uncollimated, non-decay-corrected full body X-ray/autoradiography of 99mTc-CHSg and 68Ga-NOTA-CHSg at 1, 2, 3, and 4 hours following injection.