A team of German researchers used PET/CT and modeling practices to create a new method to model and predict tumor response in radioligand therapy (RLT), which authors say is the first attempt to do so
May 18, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
The "disease screening pill," developed by researchers from the University of Michigan, lit up malignant tumors in mice when exposed to near-infrared light—all without the use of radiation, according to a study published in Molecular Pharmaceutics.
May 17, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
On May 17, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) announced the Value Initiative Industry Alliance—a collaboration among corporate community members that will help implement the organization’s Value Initiative and advance nuclear medicine.
May 15, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A prospective comparison study of two PET tracers found 18F-FDG could provide valuable measures of activity in bone-dominant (BD) metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients, while also predicting responses to therapy.
May 15, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced efforts to widen the scientific community's access to cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) through its Transformative High Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy program.  
May 14, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A team at the University of Alberta in Canada has devised a method utilizing a cyclotron particle accelerator to produce the radioactive tracer technetium-99m—the parent of Molybdenum-99. It may be able to produce enough radioactive isotope for the entire province, CBC.ca reports.
May 08, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Scientists at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) announced May 7 they had merged two microscope technologies to generate clearer images of rapid processes occurring inside human cells.
May 07, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A team of Johns Hopkins University researchers—conducting the first in-human PET study of three novel tau radiopharmaceuticals in Alzheimer’s disease patients—found [18F]RO-948 was the most capable for characterizing tau pathology in the disease.
Apr 23, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) addressed two letters to Aetna recommending the health insurance giant alter its radiopharmaceutical coverage policy to include PET imaging agents dotatate and fluciclovine.
Apr 19, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A high-tech microscope developed by scientists at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine has captured images of cancer-causing viruses clinging to human DNA, according to a UVA Health System release.
Apr 17, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
According to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) news release published April 17, NIH scientists observed in real time how immune system cells cooperatively fix the damaged lining of the brain after a concussion.
Apr 06, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Columbia University researchers recently found that the human brain continues to produce hundreds of new neurons every day, even into old age, according to an article by the Los Angeles Times.
A team of Stony Brook University-led researchers in New York created a method using deep learning digital pathology to map cancerous immune cell patters that may help guide new cancer therapies.
Apr 04, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Radiopharmaceutical dosimetry (RD) is an integral part of nuclear imaging and therapy, but current standards for documenting and reporting compound travel patterns inside the human body—biodistribution—in dosimetry-related studies do not exist.
Apr 04, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Monitoring cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers and imaging for genetic mediators of brain injuries in children may help identify those at risk for abnormal brain development, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Mar 30, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
By 2030, some 3.5 million Americans are expected to be living with total knee replacements. The price of performing total-knee arthroplasty (TKA) revision surgery continues to rise, costing 60 percent more than the initial replacement. Researchers set out to identify a more cost-effective method.
Mar 28, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A new molecular technique using modified diamonds could increase the sensitivity of an MRI and improve patient diagnosis, according to a University of Melbourne press release.
Mar 21, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of international researchers has developed new tissue-clearing protocols for the 3D imaging of human brain tissue that may help answer questions around microstructural anatomy.
Mar 16, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A new multimodal imaging approach produced highly-advanced molecular three-dimensional (3D) images of staph infection and may be instrumental in fighting antibiotic resistant infections, according to research published in Science Translational Medicine.
Mar 08, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Researchers from Stanford University and two universities in China have recently developed a PET scan-compatible imaging agent that may help predict which lung cancer patients would benefit from a widely used drug or treatment, according to a recent Stanford news release.
Mar 06, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Italian researchers found an innovative nuclear medicine imaging agent that targets copper buildup in tumors to detect prostate cancer recurrence in patients with biochemical relapse.