News

September 21, 2009 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), a provider of PET radiopharmaceuticals, and Aposense Ltd., a developer of agents targeting apoptosis (programmed cell death) for molecular...

September 17, 2009 - Inflation rates for healthcare supplies are projected to remain unchanged through 2010, according to an analysis released by the Premier healthcare alliance.

August 14, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging will continue to allocate its Mo-99 supply to serve as many people as possible, said the company today in response to the statement issued by AECL...

August 13, 2009 - The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed disappointment with reports from the Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) that the aging nuclear reactor at Chalk River,...

August 4, 2009 - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a proposal to Canada’s Expert Review Panel on Medical Isotope and Technetium-99m (Tc-...

July 29, 2009 – The Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) and a coalition of eight other organizations have issued a white paper urging Congress to take steps to maintain adequate supplies of...

July 8, 2009 - Covidien said today Health Canada approved the company’s abbreviated new drug submission (ANDS) for its kit for the preparation of technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi injection.

...

June 16, 2009 - MDS Nordion, a leading global provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals used in molecular medicine, and the Karpov Institute of Physical Chemistry in Moscow, Russia,...

June 15, 2009 - FluoroPharma Inc. will present phase I data relating to the safety, dosimetry, and pharmacokinetics in human subjects of BFPET, its novel 18-F labeled PET radiotracer for...

June 15, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today said it finalized an arrangement with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) to receive the nuclear imaging...

June 12, 2009 - NanoScan Imaging LLC today announced the publication of new data demonstrating the use of its investigational, radio-opaque contrast agent (N1177) to visualize vulnerable plaques...

June 10, 2009 – MDS Nordion said today it commenced the manufacture of CardioGen-82 (rubidium Rb 82 generators) for Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

MDS Nordion has designed and built a dedicated...

June 4, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. said today the company’s leading imaging agent, Cardiolite (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi for Injection), was used in a...

June 3, 2009 - The Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) nuclear reactor, which supplies about a third of the world’s medical isotopes, has been shut down since May 14 and is not expected to be back for...

May 20, 2009 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. has signed an agreement with NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corp. (NECSA), to manufacture and supply...

November 3, 2008 – PETNET Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, and Covidien have entered into a co-marketing agreement to offer a combined portfolio of high-...

September 23, 2008 – The FDA has granted approval for Covidien’s generic kit for the preparation of technetium Tc99m Sestamibi injection use for nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging.

July 24, 2008 - FluoroPharma said it achieved positive phase I test results for BFPET, a novel Fluorine-18 labeled tracer for PET myocardial perfusion imaging.

BFPET is designed to assess...

January 10, 2008 – Molecular imaging agents development will enhance the use of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) for early diagnosis of...