Miguel Hernandez Pampaloni, MD, PhD

Miguel Hernandez Pampaloni, MD, PhD

Assistant Profession, Nuclear Medicine Chief, Dept of Radiology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-2573

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Developmental Therapeutics


Liceo Scientifico Italiano "Enrico Fermi"
Universidad Complutense, Madrid, MD 1990
Universidad Complutense, Madrid, PhD 1998

Professional Experience

  • 2008-2009
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
  • 2009-present
    Assistant Professor, Dept of Radiology, UCSF
  • 2010-present
    Chief, Nuclear Medicine, Dept of Radiology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 2002
    Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting, Cardiovascular Young Investigator Award
  • 1999
    Spanish Society of Cardiology Annual Meeting, Best Communication Award

Selected Publications

  • Frequency and clinical implications of incidental new primary cancers detected on true whole-body 18F-FDG PET/CT studies.
    Sebro R, Aparici CM, Pampaloni MH. Nucl Med Commun. 2013 Apr;34(4):333-9. doi: 10.1097/MNM.0b013e32835f163f.

  • Prevalence and Characteristics of Incidentalomas Discovered by Whole Body FDG PETCT.
    Pampaloni MH, Win AZ. Int J Mol Imaging. 2012;2012:476763. doi: 10.1155/2012/476763. Epub 2012 Mar 18.

  • Incidental detection of gastrointestinal stromal tumor by Tc-99m MDP bone scan.
    Shepherd TM, Idakoji IA, Pampaloni MH. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Feb;37(2):198-9. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31823e9f95.
  • Exercise performance and quality of life following surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in the pediatric population.
    Brothers JA, McBride MG, Marino BS, Tomlinson RS, Seliem MA, Pampaloni MH, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Paridon SM.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Feb;137(2):380-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.08.008. Epub 2008 Sep 14.

  • Evaluation of myocardial ischemia after surgical repair of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in a series of pediatric patients.
    Brothers JA, McBride MG, Seliem MA, Marino BS, Tomlinson RS, Pampaloni MH, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Paridon SM.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Nov 20;50(21):2078-82. Epub 2007 Nov 5.

  • Radiation dose estimation using preclinical imaging with 124I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) PET.
    Lee CL, Wahnishe H, Sayre GA, Cho HM, Kim HJ, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Hawkins RA, Dannoon SF, VanBrocklin HF, Itsara M, Weiss WA, Yang X, Haas-Kogan DA, Matthay KK, Seo Y.
    Med Phys. 2010 Sep;37(9):4861-7.

  • Age-related changes in the metabolic activity and distribution of the red marrow as demonstrated by 2-deoxy-2-[F-18]fluoro-D-glucose-positron emission tomography.
    Fan C, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Houseni M, Chamroonrat W, Basu S, Kumar R, Dadparvar S, Torigian DA, Alavi A.
    Mol Imaging Biol. 2007 Sep-Oct;9(5):300-7.

  • Detection of age-related changes in thoracic structure and function by computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and positron emission tomography.
    Well DS, Meier JM, Mahne A, Houseni M, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Mong A, Mishra S, Zhuge Y, Souza A, Udupa JK, Alavi A, Torigian DA.
    Semin Nucl Med. 2007 Mar;37(2):103-19.

  • F-18 FDG-PET imaging and correlation with CT in staging and follow-up of pediatric lymphomas. Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Takalkar A, Yu JQ, Zhuang H, Alavi A. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 Jun;36(6):524-31. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

  • Coronary circulatory dysfunction in insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    Prior JO, Quiñones MJ, Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Facta AD, Schindler TH, Sayre JW, Hsueh WA, Schelbert HR.
    Circulation. 2005 May 10;111(18):2291-8. Epub 2005 Apr 25.

  • Incidence of stunned, hibernating and scarred myocardium in ischaemic cardiomyopathy. Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Bax JJ, Morita K, Dutka DP, Camici PG. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2005 Mar;32(3):314-21. Epub 2004 Oct 12.

  • Abnormal longitudinal, base-to-apex myocardial perfusion gradient by quantitative blood flow measurements in patients with coronary risk factors.
    Hernandez-Pampaloni M, Keng FY, Kudo T, Sayre JS, Schelbert HR. Circulation. 2001 Jul 31;104(5):527-32.