Kun-Eek Kil

Assistant Research Professor, Radiochemistry and Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry


BS, Kyungpook National University Daegu, S. Korea, 1994
MS, Korea University Seoul, S. Korea, 1996
PhD, Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY, 2008

Professional Experience:
Research Associate, Washington University in St Louis   St Louis, MO, 2008-2010
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  Houston, TX, 2010-2011
Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital  Charlestown, MA, 2011-2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals  Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016
Radiochemist, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals  Philadelphia, PA, 2016
Assistant Research Professor, University of Missouri  Columbia, MO, 2016-Present

The Kil group develops novel small-molecule PET radiotracers used for cancer, brain, cardiovascular, and plant imaging research from preclinical stages to clinical stages and commercialization.