Jacob Houghton

Jacob Houghton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology


  • Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry, Certificate in Cellular Biotechnology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
  • B.A. AS Certified Chemistry, Carleton College, Northfield MN


  • 2019 - present World Molecular Imaging Congress Education Committee Member
  • 2017 Vanderbilt Junior Faculty Leadership Development Program
  • 2017 Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Resource Center Young Investigator Award
  • 2015-2016 Chief Research Fellow (MSK Radiology)
  • 2015 WMIC 2015 Student Travel Stipend
  • 2014 WMIC 2014 Student Travel Stipend
  • 2012 Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant
  • 2011 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellowship Award
  • 2010 US-Israel Binational Science Foundation Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grant
  • 2010 Rackham Travel Grant
  • 2009-2010 ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship Award
  • 2009-2012 Cellular Biotechnology Training Program
  • 2007-2012 Rackham Merit Fellowship
  • 2005 Jonathan Paradise Israel Experience Scholarship
  • 2003-2007 Mansfield Education Foundation Scholarship


  • Please click here to see a full list of articles published by Dr. Houghton on PubMed. 

Research Interest:

  • Radiochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Utilizing molecular imaging for personalized medicine
  • Targeted radioisotope therapy (Radioimmunothearpy)
  • Antbody-based PET imaging (ImmunoPET)
  • Molecular imaging with a focus on novel PET tracers for cancer
  • Nuclear medicine approaches for pancreatic and colorectal cancer
  • Image guided drug development
  • Development of novel platforms for drug delivery and molecular imaging

Contact Information:

Stony Brook Medicine
Department of Radiology
HSC Level 4, Room 092 
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8460
Phone:  631-444-5400
Fax: 631-444-6450
Email: Jacob.Houghton@stonybrookmedicine.edu