Dr. Alauddin was born in Bangladesh in 1948. After graduating from Rajshahi University, Department of Chemistry in 1968, he joined to the Government College, Kushtia, for teaching Chemistry. His teaching experience led him to the Graduate School at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario Canada; and he graduated with a Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry from Brock in 1982. Following his Master’s degree he went back to Bangladesh and taught in Government College, Sirajganj,for a year prior to enter to the University of Manitoba, Canada, for his doctoral degree.

After graduation from the University of Manitoba with Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Dr. Alauddin joined to the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, for postdoctoral training. Following a year and half of postdoctoral training he joined to the Department of Pathology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, as a research scientist; and finally at the Department of Radiology, University of  Southern California as a faculty member in 1992, where he was promoted to the position of Associate Professor. Here he developed a series of valuable PET probes for detection of cancer and gene expression, some of which are in clinical application.

Dr. Alauddin moved to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2004 and remained involved in development of PET radiotracers for detection of cancer, gene expression and neurological disease.


Mian M Alauddin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


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    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center