NIDC News

Americium-241 Available Now
Domestic Production of Americium-241 Restarted
Isotope Availability March 2021
The DOE Isotope Program is pleased to announce the availability of some of our most requested isotopes for purchase.
Bivans and Gillens Join the DOE Isotope Program
The DOE IP is pleased to announce two new federal staff members have joined our team.

DOE Isotope Program Highlights

Increasing the Arsenal of Radioisotopes in the Fight Against Cancer

Increasing the Arsenal of Radioisotopes in the Fight Against Cancer

A new supply of a critical radioisotope advances personalized medicine.
Uranium to Treat Cancer

Harnessing the Power of Uranium to Treat Disease

New system makes it easier to produce isotopes for radiopharmaceutical therapy.
Scientists, like Korey Carter, left, and Katherine Shield, had to overcome what one of their collagues called “a long series of unfortunate events” to work out einsteinium’s chemical properties.Credit...Marilyn Sargent/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California

Einsteinium is Mysterious. Scientists Have Unlocked Some of It's Secrets.

Number 99 does not occur naturally and is difficult to make and store, challenging researchers who want to study it.
Never Quit - The DOE National Laboratories Fight Against Cancer

Never Quit - The DOE National Laboratories Fight Against Cancer

World Cancer Day is 2/4, a time to reckon with the disease that currently impacts more than a 1M Americans per year.