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Professor Steve Archibald

Professor in Molecular Imaging

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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

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

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

Towards dual SPECT/optical bioimaging with a mitochondrial targeting, 99mTc(i) radiolabelled 1,8-naphthalimide conjugate

Day, A. H., Domarkas, J., Nigam, S., Renard, I., Cawthorne, C., Burke, B. P., …Pope, S. J. A. (in press). Towards dual SPECT/optical bioimaging with a mitochondrial targeting, 99mTc(i) radiolabelled 1,8-naphthalimide conjugate. Dalton transactions : an international journal of inorganic chemistry / RSoC, https://doi.org/10.1039/c9dt04024b

Spill-in counts in the quantification of 18F-florbetapir on Aß-negative subjects: the effect of including white matter in the reference region

López-González, F. J., Moscoso, A., Efthimiou, N., Fernández-Ferreiro, A., Piñeiro-Fiel, M., Archibald, S. J., …Silva-Rodríguez, J. (2019). Spill-in counts in the quantification of 18F-florbetapir on Aß-negative subjects: the effect of including white matter in the reference region. EJNMMI Physics, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40658-019-0258-7

Water-Soluble Rhenium Phosphine Complexes Incorporating the Ph2C(X) Motif (X = O–, NH–): Structural and Cytotoxicity Studies

Alshamrani, A. F., Prior, T. J., Burke, B. P., Roberts, D. P., Archibald, S. J., Higham, L. J., …Redshaw, C. (2020). Water-Soluble Rhenium Phosphine Complexes Incorporating the Ph2C(X) Motif (X = O–, NH–): Structural and Cytotoxicity Studies. Inorganic chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03239

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Translational Research in the Molecular Imaging Research Centre

Funder

Daisy Appeal

Grant

£45,560.00

Started

1 August 2016

Status

Complete

Project

New technology to improve capability for clinical radiopharmaceutical production

Funder

MRC Medical Research Council

Grant

£525,875.00

Started

1 January 2019

Status

Ongoing

Project

Positron Emission Tomography research

Funder

Daisy Appeal

Grant

£59,999.00

Started

1 March 2016

Status

Complete

Project

Training scientists to develop and Image materials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM)

Funder

EC European Commission

Grant

£235,084.00

Started

1 October 2013

Status

Complete

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)