Jacob L. Houghton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MichiganB.A., Chemistry, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
Office Address
1161 21st Avenue South
Medical Center North, AAA-3123
Nashville, TN 37232
Research Description
Jacob Houghton, Ph.D., earned a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and completed postdoctoral work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2016 as Assistant Professor, and he holds a secondary faculty appointment in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Houghton's research focus at VUIIS is preclinical development and translation of PET tracers for various types of cancer.

Section: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science