News | June 12, 2009

High-Sensitivity NeuroPET to Make Appearance at SNM

June 12, 2009 - PhotoDetection Systems will showcase the NeuroPET scanner, designed to serve the clinical and research needs of the molecular neuro-imaging community at the SNM Annual Meeting
Toronto, Canada, June 13-16, 2009, in booth 717.

NeuroPET’s patented wavelength-shifting fiber technology enables ultra high-sensitivity and excellent spatial resolution. Its compact/portable design requires no special site preparation and allows for significantly reduced cost of ownership compared to general-purpose PET scanners. NeuroPET uses very low doses of 18F and 11C tracers to image metabolism, amyloid, and dopaminergic binding in neurological diseases. These tracers are known to be helpful in imaging challenging and costly diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, neuro-oncology and neuro-psychiatric disorders.

NeuroPET can complement existing clinical and research efforts with high quality, low cost neuro-imaging capacity and its ultra high-sensitivity performance can allow for more frequent repeat low dose scanning of the same subject to monitor response to therapy.

For more information: www.photodetection.com

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