Hak Soo Choi, PhD

Assistant Profess of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), 330 Brookline Avenue, SL-B05, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Dr. Hak Soo Choi is a faculty member of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Choi is a graduate of the Polymer-Nano Science Program at Chonbuk National University, South Korea and earned his Ph.D. degree in biomaterials and drug delivery systems from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. In 2005, he extended his research into molecular imaging and tumor targeting and joined the Center for Molecular Imaging at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Choi was promoted to Instructor in Medicine in 2008 and Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2011 at Harvard Medical School. His laboratory focuses on the development of new diagnostic agents to solve important problems in oncology and clinical medicine, with an emphasis on in vivo imaging and tumor-specific contrast agent development. A theme of study over the last seven years has been the interaction of nanoparticles with the body, and the establishment of design parameters to achieve adequate biodistribution and clearance for tumor imaging.