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.

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-based...
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) for...
News | November 13, 2014
 Nov. 13. 2014 — Coquí RadioPharmaceuticals Corp. (Coquí Pharma) is working to become the first commercial producer of...
News | November 07, 2014
November 7, 2014 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. and Shine Medical Technologies Inc. announced that the companies have...
News | October 20, 2014
October 20, 2014 — A new analysis from the Phase III SELECT (Study of (E7080) LEnvatinib in Differentiated Cancer of...
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 funding...
Sirtex
News | October 01, 2014
October 1, 2014 — Newly published European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) clinical guidelines for the treatment of...
nuclear imaging, isotopes, Molybdenum-99
News | September 30, 2014
September 30, 2014 — Coquí RadioPharmaceuticals Corp. is working to become the first commercial producer of lifesaving...
News | September 29, 2014
September 29. 2014 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that that the Committee for Medicinal Products for...
News | September 16, 2014
September 16, 2014 — Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), an international specialist in molecular nuclear medicine...

Vizamyl PET cases showing examples of negative flutemetamol (18F) PET scan (left) and positive scan (right).

News | September 02, 2014
September 2, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced that the Vizamyl flutemetamol (18F) solution for injection has received...
News | August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014 — Kit Lam and colleagues from UC Davis and other institutions have created dynamic nanoparticles (NPs)...
News | August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014 — Telik Inc., a clinical stage oncology drug development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics...
News | August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC signed a non-exclusive letter of intent with GE Healthcare, a...
News | August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014 — Three out of four people would want to know what kind of neurological disorder they had, even if...
First U.S. Commercial Neuraceq Scan Beta-amyloid Plaque Imaging  WVU Healthcare
News | August 14, 2014
August 14, 2014 ? Piramal Imaging announced that WVU Healthcare in West Virginia, is the first center in the United...
News | August 06, 2014
August 6, 2014 — A new clinical study diagnosing infection in patients with pancreatic fluid collections may swiftly...
News | July 31, 2014
July 31, 2014 — Study data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen further...
Data Demonstrates F-18 Flutemetamol PET Indicates Progression From Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment to Alzheimer’s
News | July 29, 2014
July 29, 2014 — New study data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association Intl. Conference 2014 (AAIC) showed that a...