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Molecular Imaging

Fujifilm reportedly in talks to acquire Curium Pharma for at least $3 billion
Follows a number of Fujifilm buys over the last two years
New PET tracer provides insight on cardiac failure risk after heart attack
Targets fibroblast activation prior to it causing permanent damage
U.S. must step up to prevent next Mo-99 crisis
While the United States uses half of the world’s moly-99 supply, it historically has produced none of it
Audit of VA uncovers over 100,000 canceled and delayed imaging orders
Due to backlogs and mismanagement of guidelines
First mobile digital PET/CT scanner to be deployed in U.S.
Collab between United Imaging Healthcare and Shared Medical Services
New spectral CT tech reveals bone microfractures in color
Uses nanoparticles composed of hafnium
Stanford develops PET tracer that detects multiple cancer and lung disease
Can detect cancers and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
NYC health system inks $224 million deal with GE to upgrade medical imaging tech
NYC Health + Hospitals will receive upgrades over the next 10 years
GE Healthcare and Theragnostics partner on PSMA PET/CT tracer
Provides 'heatmap-style' images to show precise location and intensity of PSMA
Nuclear fusion process could create US supply of Mo-99
Set new record by generating 46 trillion neutrons per second
FDA approves Mayo's PET radiochemistry facility in Florida
Will manufacture radiotracers for research and patient care