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2010-02-02 08:53:00

Maximizing quality in clinical trials is emphasized at this year's gathering of experts from molecular imaging centers, biomarker manufacturers, regulatory agencies and the pharmaceutical industry A community workshop sponsored by SNM's Clinical Trials Network (CTN) officially kicked off on Feb. 1, in Albuquerque, N.M., and presented participants with a series of educational sessions on the use of molecular imaging in clinical trials for investigational therapeutic drugs. Highly qualified...

2009-07-28 17:00:35

SNM and a coalition of eight other organizations have issued a white paper urging Congress to take steps to maintain adequate supplies of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), a radioactive substance that is the basis for a common medical isotope used in more than 80 percent of all nuclear medicine procedures.The coalition jointly issued the paper to ensure that patient care is not compromised by a worldwide shortage of Mo-99 and measures to curtail the use of high-enriched uranium (HEU) in radionuclide...

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Anonymous SNM and SNMTS introduced their 2008-2009 slates of officers at the 55th Annual Meeting, held June 14-18 in New Orleans, LA. During their tenure, SNM officers will work with membership to advance initiatives around nuclear medicine and molecular imaging research and therapies. SNM President The new SNM president is Robert W. Atcher, PhD, MBA, a medical technology team leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico. He is currently the University of New...

2008-07-17 15:01:02

RESTON, Va., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SNM, an international scientific and professional organization of more than 16,000 members, applauds Congress for overriding the presidential veto of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. This bill not only reverses a 10.6 percent cut in Medicare fees to physicians but also includes an 18-month extension of the 2007 reimbursement rates for vital radioimmunotherapies used in the treatment of cancer, neurological...

2008-06-25 03:02:20

By Conti, Peter S McEwan, Alexander J B; Pomper, Martin G The second Industry/Expert Molecular Imaging Summit, "Molecular Imaging: The Future of Modern Medicine," was held February 17-19 in Newport Beach, CA. Hosted by the SNM Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence (MICoE), the meeting provided an opportunity for leaders from academia, industry, government, and regulatory agencies to come together both formally and informally to identify and discuss issues crucial to the advancement of...

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