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.

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...

Pamela Woodard, nanoparticle, Washington University, PET scan, plaque

Pamela Woodard, M.D., led a team that designed a new imaging agent that may light up dangerous plaque in arteries.

Feature | January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved for human evaluation a nanoparticle-...

Contrast media, Nuclear imaging, Radiopharmaceuticals and tracers

Image courtesy of Lantheus

News | January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced an agreement with the Institute for Radioelements (IRE)...

News | November 13, 2014

 Nov. 13. 2014 — Coquí RadioPharmaceuticals Corp. (Coquí Pharma) is working to become the first commercial producer...

News | November 07, 2014

November 7, 2014 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. and Shine Medical Technologies Inc. announced that the companies...

Technology | October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

News | October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014 – The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has received an additional $1.27 million of...

Sirtex
News | October 01, 2014

October 1, 2014 — Newly published European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) clinical guidelines for the treatment...