News | September 03, 2013

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Signs Manufacturing Agreement with Siemens’ PETNET Solutions for Beta-Amyloid Imaging Agent

NAV4694 clinical trial doses to be manufactured and supplied by PETNET Solutions’ locations in the United States

September 3, 2013 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, announced it has signed an agreement with Siemens’ PETNET Solutions that grants PETNET Solutions the right to manufacture Navidea’s fluorine-18 labeled NAV4694, an investigational beta-amyloid PET (positron emission tomography) imaging agent. The imaging agent is currently being evaluated in phase II and III clinical trials evaluating subjects with signs or symptoms of cognitive impairment such as mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Under the terms of its agreement with Navidea, Siemens’ PETNET Solutions will initially manufacture NAV4694 clinical trial material at select U.S. radiopharmacies, with the possibility of expanding into additional Siemens’ PETNET Solutions locations next year.

“We are delighted that the NAV4694 clinical program will be supported by Siemens’ PETNET Solutions’ extensive PET manufacturing and dispensing expertise,” said Mark Pykett, CEO of Navidea. “Navidea is committed to providing the medical community and patients afflicted by Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders with valuable precision diagnostics that ensure the best patient outcome, including improved diagnostic accuracy, clinical decision-making and patient care.”

“Siemens' PETNET Solutions is proud to collaborate with Navidea, a leading biopharmaceutical company, to support the availability of new PET imaging agents with our manufacturing expertise as the largest PET radiopharmaceutical manufacturer in the world,” said Christoph Zindel, CEO of Siemens’ PETNET Solutions. “Our collaboration with Navidea reaffirms our commitment to help fight the world's most challenging diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.”

Siemens’ PETNET Solutions operates the world’s largest network of PET radiopharmaceutical drug manufacturing facilities and dispensing nuclear pharmacies, with over 50 locations worldwide. They manufacture and dispense PET radiopharmaceuticals for hospitals, clinics and research facilities worldwide.

For more information: www.navidea.com

Related Content

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2020 annual meeting has been reimagined, and is now the SNMMI 2020 Annual Meeting — Virtual Edition
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2020 annual meeting has been reimagined, and
#COVID19 #Coronavirus #2019nCoV #Wuhanvirus #SARScov2 U.S. Army Spc. Jonathon Hyde and Spc. Casymn Harrison from the 1434th Engineer Company, Grayling, Mich., Michigan National Guard, prepare patient rooms at TCF Regional Care Center in Detroit in advance of receiving COVID-19 patients, April 9, 2020 #COVID19 #Coronavirus #2019nCoV #Wuhanvirus #SARScov2

U.S. Army Spc. Jonathon Hyde and Spc. Casymn Harrison from the 1434th Engineer Company, Grayling, Mich., Michigan National Guard, prepare patient rooms at TCF Regional Care Center in Detroit in advance of receiving COVID-19 patients, April 9, 2020. The TCF Center in Detroit has been converted into a 970-bed alternative care facility for COVID-19 patients by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Michigan National Guard. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson)

Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | April 15, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane and Dave Fornell
In an effort to keep the imaging field updated on the latest information being released on coronavirus (COVID-19), th
Maximum-intensity PET projections at each time point for one rhesus monkey in the 89Zr-DFO-squaramide-anti-gD group.

Maximum-intensity PET projections at each time point for one rhesus monkey in the 89Zr-DFO-squaramide-anti-gD group. Image courtesy of Eric Berg, University of California, Davis, CA

News | PET Imaging | April 10, 2020
April 10, 2020 — Combining 89Zr-labeled antibodies with total-body...
Recommended best practices for nuclear imaging departments under the COVIF-19 pandemic have been issues by the ASNC and SNMMI. #COVID19 #ASNC #SNMMI #Coronavirus #SARScov2
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | April 03, 2020
April 3, 2020 — A new guidance document on best practices to maintain safety and minimize contamination in nuclear im
 “Cyclotrons used in Nuclear Medicine Report & Directory, Edition 2020” that describes close to 1,500 medical cyclotrons worldwide
News | Nuclear Imaging | March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020 — MEDraysintell released its new and unique report “...
Potassium Molybdate Mo 99 Source Vessels for RadioGenix System

Potassium Molybdate Mo 99 Source Vessels for RadioGenix System (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, a
SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin

SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres are released into the hepatic artery.

News | Nuclear Imaging | February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 —  ...