Zaver M. Bhujwalla
Director, Division of Cancer Imaging Research, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Zaver M. Bhujwalla, M.Sc., Ph.D., is the William R. Brody Professor in the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Bhujwalla serves as the Vice-Chair of Research and is the inaugural Director of the Division of Cancer Imaging Research, in the Department of Radiology. She co-directs the Cancer Molecular and Functional Imaging Program in the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Bhujwalla holds joint appointments in Oncology, and in Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences.
Dr. Bhujwalla is a 2017 recipient of an NCI R35 Outstanding Investigator Award for her work on ‘Molecular Imaging and Theranostics of Cancer’. She was awarded a Gold Medal from the World Molecular Imaging Society in 2017, and a Gold Medal from the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2019. Dr. Bhujwalla has actively mentored more than 20 postdoctoral fellows many of whom have become well known leaders in their own right at Johns Hopkins, and at other institutions in the US and abroad. She has served as Chair of the Career Development Advisory Committee in the Department of Radiology since 2011. Dr. Bhujwalla is currently associated with the editorial boards of NMR in Biomedicine, Molecular Imaging, Cancer Biology and Therapy, and Tomography. She serves as a Specialty Chief Editor-Cancer Imaging and Diagnosis, Frontiers in Oncology. She is a Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and the World Molecular Imaging Society. Dr. Bhujwalla served as the President of the World Molecular Imaging Society from 2012-2013. She is a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.
Choline metabolism in cancer; Inflammation and COX-2 in breast cancer; Vascularization, cancer stem cells, hypoxia, pH, collagen, macromolecular transport; Theranostic imaging for precision medicine; Cancer-induced cachexia