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  • Chemistry celebration: Unparalleled Contributions of FDG-PET to Medicine

    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, Abass Alavi, M.D., Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a talk titled, "Unparalleled Contributions of FDG-PET to Medicine." Read more