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.

Lantheus is developing flurpiridaz (an 18-F labeled PET agent) to help detect smaller occlusions. It has a half-life of two hours and is expected to undergo final FDA review in 2014.

Feature | November 22, 2011 | Dave Fornell

There are currently three major trends in cardiac nuclear perfusion imaging technology: advances in detector...

News | October 31, 2011

October 31, 2011 –Lantheus Medical announced it has been awarded a three-year supplier contract with Premier...

News | August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 -- Radiopharmaceuticals are pharmaceutical agents used to diagnose certain medical problems, such as...

Technology | July 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

July 26, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare professionals to stop using...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | June 27, 2011

Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) President George Segall, M.D., offers insights into the trends he saw at the...

Technology | June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 - Expanding upon its radiopharmacy platform, GE Healthcare is introducing new tracers to the FASTlab...

News | June 20, 2011

June 10, 2011 — At the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s 58th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, June 4-8, Cardinal Health...

News | June 20, 2011

June 8, 2011 – Research introduced at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 58th annual meeting this week may lead to...

Technology | May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011 – Medrad Inc., a business of Bayer HealthCare, has announced the launch of the next generation Intego...

News | May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced data from a phase 2 clinical trial that demonstrated positron...

Feature | March 15, 2011 | Jim Katzaroff

Much of nuclear imaging depends on a steady supply of an isotope called molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). A byproduct of...

News | March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 – U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today reached...

Technology | March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an abbreviated new drug...

News | February 16, 2011

February 8, 2011 — The only direct National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) traceable dose...

News | February 10, 2011

February 10, 2011 – A new bill introduced to the U.S. Senate aims to promote sustainable, domestic production of the...

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