Michael V Knopp, MD, PhD

Michael Knopp


College of Medicine



Academic Title


Research Program

Translational Therapeutics

Research Interest

Cancer ● Neoplasm Metastasis ● Renal Artery Obstruction ● Glioma ● Breast Cancer ● Carcinoma ● Alzheimer Disease ● Brain Cancer ● Uterine Cervical Cancer ● Leg Ulcer

Michael Knopp, MD, PhD, is a member of the Translational Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James, where he focuses his research on imaging biomarkers for disease characterization and response assessment.

Dr. Knopp also studies imaging technology development and validation, and imaging biomarker development and validation.

One of his recent clinical trials revealed that, after receiving two cycles of doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine (ABVD), PET2-positive patients with response-adapted therapy based on interim PET imaging had a much higher two-year progression-free survival rate than expected.

Dr. Knopp has authored many articles in well-known publications, including Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cancer and International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics.

Office Location

430 Twelfth Avenue, 395 West

395 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210




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