M. Liza Lindenberg, M.D.

M. Liza Lindenberg, M.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Molecular Imaging Branch


Liza Lindenberg, M.D. is a medical school graduate from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and was an Army physician for over 14 years prior to transferring to the U.S. Public Health Service and MIB in 2010. She is board certified in Nuclear Medicine and Family Medicine. Her research interests include PET tracers as biomarkers for therapeutic response in cancer treatments.

Areas of Expertise

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

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Selected Publications

A pilot study of the value of 18F-fluoro-deoxy-thymidine PET/CT in predicting viable lymphoma in residual 18F-FDG avid masses after completion of therapy

Mena E, Lindenberg ML, Turkbey BI, Shih J, Logan J, Adler S, Wong K, Wilson W, Choyke PL, Kurdziel KA.
Clin Nucl Med. 39 (10): 874-81, 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Does focal incidental 18F-FDG PET/CT uptake in the prostate have significance?

Brown AM, Lindenberg ML, Sankineni S, Shih JH, Johnson LM, Pruthy S, Kurdziel KA, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Pinto PA, Choyke PL, Turkbey B
Abdom Imaging. 40 (8): 3222-9, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

PET/CT imaging of renal cell carcinoma with (18)F-VM4-037: a phase II pilot study

Turkbey B, Lindenberg ML, Adler S, Kurdziel KA, McKinney YL, Weaver J, Vocke CD, Anver M, Bratslavsky G, Eclarinal P, Kwarteng G, Lin FI, Yaqub-Ogun N, Merino MJ, Marston Linehan W, Choyke PL, Metwalli AR
Abdom Radiol (NY). 41 (1): 109-18, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Safety and biodistribution of 111In-amatuximab in patients with mesothelin expressing cancers using single photon emission computed tomography-computed tomography (SPECT-CT) imaging.

Lindenberg L, Thomas A, Adler S, Mena E, Kurdziel K, Maltzman J, Wallin B, Hoffman K, Pastan I, Paik CH, Choyke P, Hassan R.
Oncotarget. 6(6): 4496-504, 2015. [ Journal Article ]

Prospective Study Evaluating Na18F-Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (NaF-PET/CT) in Predicting Clinical Outcomes and Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Apolo AB, Lindenberg L, Shih JH, Mena E, Kim JW, Park JC, Alikhani A, McKinney YY, Weaver J, Turkbey B, Parnes HL, Wood LV, Madan RA, Gulley JL, Dahut WL, Kurdziel KA, Choyke PL.
J Nucl Med. Jan 21: 2016. [ Journal Article ]