Topical Day on Medical Applications of ISOL@MYRRHA

Start date : 25-11-14
End date : 25-11-14

The aim of this topical day is to present and discuss opportunities for medical radio-isotopes production and research at ISOL@MYRRHA the envisaged Isotope Separator On-Line (ISOL) facility at the MYRRHA accelerator, to be constructed at SCK•CEN in Mol, Belgium.

A wide variety of medical radioisotopes for both therapy and imaging are directly accessible at an ISOL facility. Moreover, ISOL@MYRRHA aims to increase the production yields by two orders of magnitude compared to operating ISOL facilities, which allows producing sufficient quantities of innovative radio-isotopes for preclinical and clinical studies.

Topics:

  • Introduction to ISOL@MYRRHA project
  • The NuPECC Report "Nuclear Physics for medicine"
  • Medical imaging
  • Medical Applications of High-Power ISOL Facilities
  • Targeted alpha therapy and the 211At programme
  • Preclinical imaging and therapy (review of all peptide- and protein-based radiopharmaceuticals)
  • Why do some R&D isotopes make it to the market and others don’t?

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