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Technologies for Detection and Therapy of Vascular Plaques

Atheron corporation is a subsidiary of IntraMedical Imaging LLC. It was formed in 2003 to develop technologies for detection and therapy of vascular plaques.Atheron has access to the technologies and patents of  IntraMedical Imaging LLC. The founder of Atheron is Dr. Farhad Daghighian.



About Farhad Daghighian
Farhad Daghighian, Ph.D.: President & Chief Scientist
Dr. Farhad Daghighian is the Founder, President and Chief Scientist of Atheron Corp. After receiving his Ph.D. in high-energy physics from the University of California-Irvine, he joined the Nuclear Medicine laboratory at UCLA where he worked as a postdoctoral scholar from 1986 to 1989. At UCLA he co-invented the intraoperative beta probe for detection of tumors. Dr. Daghighian then joined Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and for the next nine years continued his pioneering work on the development of various intraoperative nuclear medicine instruments. In 1998 he founded IntraMedical Imaging, LLC, and in 2003 he founded Atheron Corp.