NIDC News

Egle with the EMIS at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Brian Egle enjoys variety and values collaboration
FOA: Traineeship in Isotope R&D and Production
The DOE Office of Science is excited to announce a new Funding Opportunity for Traineeship in Isotope R&D and Production.
Student Bursary for Pacifichem 2021
Student bursaries available to attend selected radiochemistry-related symposia at Pacifichem 2021.

DOE Isotope Program Highlights

Image courtesy of Jon Burns, Texas A&M University At-211 – ketone interaction within the chromatography column.

New Elegant Method for Rapid Recovery of Anti-Cancer Agent At-211

A high-speed, high-yield recovery approach for At-211 means improved availability of this cancer-treating isotope.
Image courtesy of Donald Montoya, Los Alamos National Laboratory Cerium-134 can be targeted to provide an imaging analogue for two different therapy isotopes, actinium-225 and thorium-227. This helps scientists understand these therapy isotopes and develop new treatments. These novel isotopes are being developed and produced by the DOE Isotope Program.

New Imaging Isotope Meets Promising Therapy Isotopes

New production methods for cerium-134 advance technologies for imaging human disease and guiding treatment.
Julie Ezold has been elected to a three-year term on the American Nuclear Society’s Board of Directors.

Ezold elected to the ANS Board of Directors

Julie Ezold, section head at ORNL, has been elected to a three-year term on the American Nuclear Society’s Board of Directors.
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.