24. Multimodal Imaging and Therapy with Magnetofluorescent Nanoparticles

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Jason R. McCarthy and
  2. Ralph Weissleder

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch24

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

McCarthy, J. R. and Weissleder, R. (2011) Multimodal Imaging and Therapy with Magnetofluorescent Nanoparticles, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047



  • multimodal imaging, and therapy with magnetofluorescent nanoparticles - magnetic nanoparticles and their magnetofluorescent analogs, in molecular imaging of cancer and atherosclerosis;
  • multimodal nanoparticles, more than one type of complementary ligand - in optical, nuclear, and MR imaging, data extracted from a single nanoparticle preparation;
  • macrophage infiltration into infarcted myocardium - by fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT) and MRI using Cy5.5-labeled CLIO


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of Multifunctional Nanoparticles

  • Multimodal Nanoparticles

  • Conclusion and Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References