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 agent has been demonstrated to find prostate cancer that has spread to other...
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 to...
News | June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that results from an investigator-initiated, comparative study of...
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 positron emission tomography (PET)...
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 positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has substantially...
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 molybdenum-...
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 myocardial...
prostate cancer, [18F]DCFPyL, PSMA, biomarker, Johns Hopkins, WMIS
News | April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015 — A first-in-human prostate cancer study in the Journal of Molecular Imaging and Biology showed initial...
Alzheimer's Association, ACR, trial, amyloid, PET, diagnosis, IDEAS
News | April 17, 2015
April 16, 2015 — A new four-year research study will determine the clinical usefulness and value of a brain positron...
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 isotope...
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 for...
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 the...
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...