• Professor, University of Toronto

Ur Metser, MD

Dr. Metser graduated with his M.D. degree in 1991 from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel. He completed his residency training at the University of Tel Aviv and fellowships in Abdominal Imaging at the University of Toronto and Positron Emission Tomography at McMaster University. He is currently a Professor of Radiology at the University of Toronto and the clinical lead and corporate PET expert at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging (University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital and Women’s College). He also serves as a clinical expert in Ontario’s Special Access PET Program and the Ontario Provincial PET Steering Committee, where evidence-based review of the literature and of ongoing provincial trials form the basis for new clinical indications for the provinces PET program. Dr. Metser’s research focuses on clinical applications of functional imaging in oncology, fusion imaging (PET/CT and PET/MR), novel radiopharmaceuticals targeting tumors and multiparametric response assessment to therapy. He has published over 60 peer review publications, and book chapters and is a reviewer for a few of the field’s leading medical journals. He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Nuclear Medicine and is a Corresponding Fellow of the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology.