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.

FDA Approves Lymphoseek to Help Determine Extent of Head and Neck Cancer
Technology | June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new use for Navidea Biopharmaceuticals...

News | June 10, 2014

June 10, 2014 — Advanced cancer of the neuroendocrine system can lead to dismal prognoses, but a novel therapy is...

News | June 09, 2014

June 9, 2014 — The prominent role a single enzyme plays in cancer imaging has eluded researchers for years, but not...

News | June 09, 2014

June 9, 2014 — ImaginAb Inc., in collaboration with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will present at the 2014...

News | June 06, 2014

June 6, 2014 — Among the collection of aspiring medical isotope production companies looking to build facilities in...

News | May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014 — AC Immune SA and Piramal Imaging, a division of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., have entered into an...

Symbia, Intevo, SPECT/CT, Siemens

The Symbia Intevo SPECT/CT is the first system to integrate SPECT and CT into a unified dataset for much improved image quality.

Feature | May 06, 2014 | Raissa Rocha and Dave Fornell
The past year saw the release of several new, innovative technologies to improve nuclear imaging in both positron...
News | April 29, 2014

April 29, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced the first seven markets where Vizamyl (Flutemetamol F18 injection), a...

News | April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014 — ICB Intl. Inc., (ICBI), announced the development of a tracer for imaging alpha-synuclein (a-Syn)...

News | April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. held an update meeting with the Committee for Medicinal Products...

John M. Tomich Ekaterina Dadachova Clinica Study Radiation Nontoxic Molecules

John Tomich and his research lab team at Kansas State University combined two related sequences of amino acids to form a very small, hollow nanocapsule similar to a bubble.

News | April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014 — Researchers have discovered that microscopic "bubbles" developed at Kansas State University are safe...

News | April 01, 2014

April 1, 2014 — A minimally invasive treatment that delivers cancer-killing radiation directly to tumors shows...

PET imaging in Menkes disease model mice

In order to estimate the effect of disulfiram pretreatment on brain accumulation of 64CuCl2, PET imaging studies were performed on Menkes disease model mice.

News | April 01, 2014

April 1, 2014 — Scientists at the Riken Center for Life Science Technologies in Kobe, Japan, have used...

Neuraceq, florbetaben, F18, F-18, Piramal, alzheimer's

A comparison of brain images showing positive and negative scans for the presence of beta-amyloid plaques using the Neuraceq (florbetaben F-18) radiotracer.

Technology | March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a third beta-amyloid plaque positron emission...

Plaques in Brain Scans Forecast Cognitive Impairment
News | March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 — Brain imaging using ...

FDA Review sNDA Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Lymphoseek Injection
News | March 07, 2014

March 7, 2014 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

News | March 04, 2014

March 4, 2014 — Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a growing international player in molecular nuclear...

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Lymphoseek Nuclear Imaging Radiopharmaceuticals
News | February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic...

Thomas Jefferson University Concussions Nuclear Imaging SPECT
News | January 29, 2014
January 29, 2014 — Researchers are seeking to understand what happens inside the living brain after a concussion.  In a...
Feature | January 23, 2014
January 23, 2014 — An international research team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing a sugar-based...