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2008-06-17 09:01:13

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a worldwide leader in diagnostic imaging, today presents Phase I data relating to the safety and tolerability in human subjects of BMS747158, its novel fluorine 18-labeled Positron Emission Tomography (PET) tracer for myocardial perfusion imaging. The presentation was made by the Principal Investigator, Dr. Jamshid Maddahi, at the 55th Annual Meeting of the SNM in New Orleans, Louisiana. The preliminary clinical findings indicate that when used with PET...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'