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

News | May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015 — National Security Technologies LLC (NSTec) and Henderson, Nevada-based Global Medical Isotope Systems...

prostate cancer, recurrence, PET/CT, PSMA-ligand, Matthias Eiber, Ga-68
News | May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 — The novel Ga-68-PSMA-ligand...

Ipsen, OctreoPharm Sciences, acquisition, NET, radioactive-labeled compound
News | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Ipsen announced the signature of an agreement to acquire OctreoPharm Sciences, a private German life...

News | May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 — Cancer Targeted Technology (CTT), announced that it was awarded a NIH two-year, $2 million Small...

University of Manchester, PET, radiotherapy, cured patients, Hodgkin lymphoma
Feature | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — A U.K. National Cancer Research Institute trial has suggested that in patients with early stage...

Mo-99, molybdenum, MURR, NorthStar, production, University of Missouri
News | May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has completed its first production-scale test run of the...

Lantheus, flurpiridaz F 18, ICNC12, SPECT, CAD, PET, MPI, myocardial perfusion
News | May 04, 2015

May 4, 2015 — Results from Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc.’s first Phase 3 study of flurpiridaz F 18 for...

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Dave Fornell

There have been several technology advances in ...

 Toshiba_Celesteion
News | May 01, 2015

Based on its ongoing analysis of the medical imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Toshiba America Medical...

prostate cancer, [18F]DCFPyL, PSMA, biomarker, Johns Hopkins, WMIS
News | April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015 — A first-in-human prostate cancer study in...

UltraSPECT, dose management, lower dose SPECT

UltraSPECT's image reconstruction software can be used on older SPECT systems to allow lower-dose imaging. This is an example of the software's imaging capability using between 30-50 percent less dose.

Feature | April 20, 2015 | Dave Fornell

<p>Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon...

Alzheimer's Association, ACR, trial, amyloid, PET, diagnosis, IDEAS
News | April 17, 2015

April 16, 2015 — A new four-year research study will...

News | April 07, 2015

April 7, 2015 — The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) announced the kick-off of a collaboration with the...

New PET Image Analysis Technique Tracks Amyloid Changes With Greater Power
News | March 20, 2015

Researchers from Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) have developed a new brain image analysis method to better track...

NorthStar, RadioGenix, isotopes, separation system, Tc-99m

Image courtesy of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC

News | March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC will unveil the commercial model of its RadioGenix...

NOPR, CMS, PET, NaF-18, comment period, bone metastasis
News | March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015 — The National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) Working Group submitted a formal request to the Centers...

nuclear imaging, overuse, CT, regional, U.S., breast, prostate, cancer
Feature | March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 — Where you receive medical care impacts many things - including whether or not you receive...

light therapy, radiation oncology, radiopharmaceuticals, PET

Researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine are utilizing light generated by the Cherenkov effect, seen here, with PET to treat deep tumors.

Feature | March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 — Using a mouse model of cancer, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis...

radiotherapeutics, nuclear medicine, PET, SPECT, MEDraysintell
News | March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 — The first annual financial results of Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride) from Bayer are in line with...