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  • Chemistry celebration: Working Against Time: 18FDG and Chemistry

    October 19, 2012

    On Friday, October 19, 2012, the New York Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) named Brookhaven Lab's Chemistry Building an Historic Chemical Landmark, in recognition of the synthesis of 18FDG, the first successful radiotracer for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. As part of the celebration, Joanna S. Fowler, Ph.D., Head of Radiotracer Development at Brookhaven National Laboratory, gave a talk titled, "Working Against Time: 18FDG and Chemistry." Read more