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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...