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  • Chemistry celebration: FDG: Contribution to Our Understanding of Addiction

    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, Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and a continuing collaborator on research at Brookhaven Lab, gave a talk titled, "FDG: Contribution to Our Understanding of Addiction." Read more