Nuclear Imaging

Molecular imaging, also called nuclear imaging, includes positron emission computed tomography (PET) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging. This section includes radiopharmaceuticals and tracersPET-CTSPECT-CT, and PET-MRI

Gamma Medica, LumaGEM MBI, RSNA 2015, molecular breast imaging

Image courtesy of Gamma Medica Inc.

News | Breast Imaging | November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 — At this year's Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Gamma Medica Inc....

GE Healthcare, molecular imaging, PET/CT, Discovery IQ, Discovery NM/CT 670 Pro, RSNA 2015

Discovery IQ PET/CT image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Nuclear Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — GE Healthcare’s ...

Minomic, MUH, first-in-human trial, novel prostate cancer imaging agent, MIL-38, Australia
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — Australian immuno-oncology company Minomic International Ltd has struck an agreement to launch...

University of Tennessee, UT Medical Center, PET/CT software, radiation oncology, Siemens

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

News | PET-CT | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — The University of Tennessee Medical Center announced it has implemented new software aimed at...

Siemens, ASTRO 2015, radiation therapy systems and software, Biograph RT Pro, PET/CT, syngo.via

RT Pro edition Biograph mCT system image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Technology | Radiation Therapy | October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 — In October, Siemens Healthcare debuted a host of imaging systems that enable...

Siemens PETNET Solutions, investigational PET molecular biomarker, prostate and breast cancer, PET/CT, PET/MR, NuView Life Sciences

Image courtesy of Philips

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 — Siemens’ PETNET Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Healthcare, will formulate...

Gamma Medica, LumaGEM MBI system, molecular breast imagign, CE Mark approval

Image courtesy of Gamma Medica

Technology | Nuclear Imaging | October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015 — Gamma Medica Inc. announced the CE Mark approval allowing for the sale and distribution of the...

Siemens PETNET Solutions, 18F NaF, ANDA approval, PET radiopharmaceutical

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 02, 2015

October 2, 2015 — Siemens’ PETNET Solutions has received Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) approval from the U...

blood clot detection, single scan, rats, radionuclides, Peter Caravan, whole body

The whole body of a rat can be imaged for blood clots with one PET scan (which is overlaid here on an MRI image) using the FBP8 probe. Arrow points to a blood clot. Image courtesy of Peter Caravan, Ph.D.

News | PET Imaging | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — New research...

WMIS, WMIC 2015, MILabs, G-SPECT, Commerical Innovation of the Year, SPECT, PET, molecular imaging

G-SPECT photo courtesy of MILabs Inc.

News | SPECT Imaging | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — The World Molecular...

Dual-energy scanning

Dual-energy scanning, achieved on Siemens’ Definition Edge, reduces severe artifacts caused by an implanted pump (left), clearly visualizing surrounding anatomical structures (right). The twin-beam, single-source Edge is one of several platforms that can characterize tissues and structures according to the atomic numbers of their elements. (Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare)

Blog | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 22, 2015

They were once the kings of computed tomography (CT) — 16-slice scanners that hinted at coronary CT angiography; 64...

molecular imaging, imaging agent, GA-68 PSMA, improved detection, early recurrent, prostate cancer
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 — A recently developed drug was significantly better at detecting recurring...

Novation, Mo-99, NNSA 2015 meeting, reliable supplies, domestic production
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 — At the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) 2015 Mo-99 Topical Meeting, Novation...

PET, imaging agent, hidden blood clots, MGH, radiopharmaceutical probe, 64Cu-FBP8
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 — A novel...

ImaginAb, prostate imaging agent, prostate cancer, World Molecular Imaging Conference, molecular imaging, PET
News | Prostate Cancer | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — ImaginAb Inc. has released interim results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of IAB2M, the company'...

Zevacor, IBA, 70 MeV cyclotron, Cyclone 70P, radiopharmaceuticals
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015 — Zevacor Molecular (Zevacor), manufacturer and distributor of...

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015 — Westinghouse Electric Company and NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes announced a memorandum of...

Feature | AAPM | September 08, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

During the recent American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) conference in Anaheim, Calif., I had the...

Navidea, SBIR grant, NCI, NIH, Kaposi's sarcoma, Tc99m tilmanocept, SPECT

Image courtesy of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | September 03, 2015

September 3, 2015 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. received initial notice of award for a Fast Track Small Business...

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, approval, routine production, Molybdenum-99, Mo-99, University of Missouri Research Reactor, MURR
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has received approval to begin routine production of...