About the programme
About Molecular-CT is a new hybrid imaging technology involving the PET and CT equipment. The information obtained has been shown to be more accurate in evaluating patients with known or suspected malignancy than either PET or CT alone or PET and CT obtained separately but interpreted together. This program will be conducted in collaboration with Universiti Putra Malaysia through Centre for Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging as the venue for training. The centre is equipped with two patients' suite, PET/CT equipment, hot laboratory facility inclusive of facility for teaching, training, research and academic activities. The Ministry of Higher Education mooted the idea of Centre of Excellence in Molecular Imaging and allocated RM15Mil in the 9th Malaysian Plan to erect the facility in the existing lab space. The centre has been in operation since April 2010.