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Professor Steve Archibald

Professor in Molecular Imaging Chemistry

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences

Summary

Research areas in the Archibald group are PET probe development, chemokine receptor imaging and lab-on-a-chip/ microfluidic devices for radiosynthesis and quality control.

Prof Archibald was awarded a first class BSc degree in Chemistry, Life Systems and Pharmaceuticals by the University of York in 1992 and a PhD in Chemistry by the University of Edinburgh in 1995.

He carried out postdoctoral research at the Universities of Paris-Sud (France), Kansas (USA) and York (UK), before being appointed as a lecturer at the University of Hull in 2000.

Prof Archibald was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2008, Reader in 2011, Director of the Positron Emission Tomography Research Centre in 2013 and Professor in 2014.

Journal Article

Development of an anatomically correct mouse phantom for dosimetry measurement in small animal radiotherapy research

Soultanidis, G., Subiel, A., Renard, I., Reinhart, A. M., Green, V. L., Oelfke, U., …Cawthorne, C. J. (2019). Development of an anatomically correct mouse phantom for dosimetry measurement in small animal radiotherapy research. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64(12), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/ab215b

Synthesis, structure, and cytotoxicity studies of oxidovanadium(IV and V) complexes bearing chelating phenolates

Miller-Shakesby, D. M., Nigam, S., Brookfield, A., McInnes, E. J., Prior, T. J., Archibald, S. J., & Redshaw, C. (2019). Synthesis, structure, and cytotoxicity studies of oxidovanadium(IV and V) complexes bearing chelating phenolates. Polyhedron, 171, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2019.06.051

Copper-64 PET imaging of the CXCR4 chemokine receptor using a cross-bridged cyclam bis-tetraazamacrocyclic antagonist

Burke, B., Miranda, C., Lee, R., Renard, I., Nigam, S., Clemente, G., …Archibald, S. (2019). Copper-64 PET imaging of the CXCR4 chemokine receptor using a cross-bridged cyclam bis-tetraazamacrocyclic antagonist. The Journal of nuclear medicine : JNM, jnumed.118.218008. https://doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.118.218008

Side-bridged cyclam transition metal complexes bearing a phenolic ether or a phenolate pendent arm

Mewis, R. E., & Archibald, S. J. (2019). Side-bridged cyclam transition metal complexes bearing a phenolic ether or a phenolate pendent arm. Polyhedron, 171, 578-589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2019.08.003

MRI and PET/MRI in hematologic malignancies: MRI and PET/MRI in Hematologic Malignancies

Mayerhoefer, M. E., Archibald, S. J., Messiou, C., Staudenherz, A., Berzaczy, D., & Schöder, H. (2019). MRI and PET/MRI in hematologic malignancies: MRI and PET/MRI in Hematologic Malignancies. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, https://doi.org/10.1002/jmri.26848

Postgraduate supervision

Prof Archibald welcomes applications in all aspects of medical imaging science and positron emission tomography, particularly

- nuclear imaging (PET and SPECT)

- molecular imaging probe development

- radiochemistry

- use of radiometals

- development of receptor protein targeting (small molecules, peptides and antibodies)

- targeted radionuclides for therapy

- radiopharmacy and translational research

Completed PhDs

- Cheryll Allan (2005)

- Christopher Fisher (2005)

- Gary Nicholson (2006)

- Jon Silversides (2006)

- Amanda Sparke (2008)

- Christopher Welch (2009) (2nd Supervisor)

- Graeme McRobbie (2009)

- Ryan Mewis (2009)

- Abid Khan (2010)

- Rachel Smith (2013)

- Benjamin Burke (2013)

- Naomi Jones (2015) (2nd Supervisor)

- Kati Nicholson (2015)

- Ali Al-Zirgani (2016)

- Neazar Baghdadi (2016)

- Seraj Omar Al-Zahrani (2016)

- Mustafa Al-Yassiry (2016)

- Bassim Wahaab (2016)

- David Millar (2016) (2nd supervisor)

- Shubhanchi Nigam (2017)

- Alicja Kownacka (2017)

Current PhD supervisions

- Zainab Abdallah Al-Ali

- Boon-Uma Jowanarhidi

- Hayley Bignell

- Tahani Alresheedi

- Fada Jabber

- Rhiannon Lee

- Isaline Renard

- Rebecca Ullah (2nd supervisor)

- James Thompson (2nd supervisor)

- Noemi Perujo Holland (2nd supervisor)