Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for nuclear and molecular imaging agents, radiotracers and radiopharmaceuticals used in PET or SPECT imaging. This includes advances in myocardiac perfusion agents.

PET, PSMA, radiotracer, SNMMI 2015, prostate cancer
Feature | June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 - A new molecular imaging...

GEMC, PET-CT, pharmaceuticals, Institute of Oncology, radiotherapy, Moscow
News | June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 - In May, Group of Companies European Medical Center (GEMC) became the first private clinic in Russia...

News | June 09, 2015

June 9, 2015 - Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that results from an investigator-initiated, comparative study...

florbetaben, beta-amyloid plaque, Alzheimer's, Piramal, PET
News | June 09, 2015

June 9, 2015 - Piramal Imaging announced the presentation of additional analyses from its florbetaben phase 3...

GE Healthcare, FASTlab 2, FDG Duo, GENtrace cyclotron, PET imaging

FASTlab 2 with FDG Duo cassette image courtesy of GE Healthcare

Technology | June 08, 2015

June 8, 2015 - GE Healthcare announced that it has created a solution to make...

Siemens, Sirtex Medical Ltd., SIRT, Yttrim-90, Y-90, Artis, liver cancer
News | June 01, 2015

June 1, 2015 — At the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) annual conference in Chicago, Siemens presented...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

holmium beads, radiation therapy, UMC Utrecht, radiopharmaceuticals, tracers
News | February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 — Researchers at University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht are developing an innovative cancer...

Lantheus, Jubilant HollisterStier, Neurolite, manufacturing, radiopharmaceutical

Image courtesy of Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc.

News | February 04, 2015

February 4, 2015 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...