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Our NIDC News reports the latest developments in U.S. Department of Energy’s isotope production efforts, university partnerships, facility improvements, staff news, and other notable center activities as they occur. Stay Connected

 

NIDC Spring 2020 Newsletter
The latest issue of the NIDC Newsletter is now available. Read about the latest developments in the U.S. Department of Energy Isotope Program's production, university partnerships, facility improvements, staff news, and other program activities. Highlights for this issue include: The re-establishment of domestically produced americium-241 New Product: Copper-67 routine…
The NIDC is Hiring!
The NIDC is actively searching for a new Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs - Senior Technical Staff Member to join our team. Located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, the NIDC interfaces directly with the isotope user community and coordinates isotope production across numerous program facilities for the DOE Isotope Program. The Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs…
DOE IP and NIDC Virtual Meetings
In response to current events, the DOE Isotope Program and NIDC will be hosting a number of virtual meetings in the coming months. While we are sad we won't see our customers and stakeholders in person, we are excited to bring new content and ideas to our community in a safe and effective manner. Stakeholder One-on-One Meetings Usually held during the SNMMI Annual Meeting, the DOE IP will now…
Pacifichem 2020
DOE IP personnel, or researchers funded by the program, are planning to host numerous technical sessions over the course of the week and are looking for additional presentations to add to each session. The Pacifichem abstract submission deadline is currently April 15, 2020. To submit an abstract for consideration access the 2020 Pacifichem Abstracts System and follow the directions.…
Funding Opportunity for Research, Development, and Training in Isotope Production FOA
The DOE Isotope Program has posted a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Research, Development, and Training in Isotope Production (DE-FOA-0002301). Also posted is the corresponding Laboratory Announcement (LAB-002301). The FOA can be found online at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science website. Apply for the Research, Development, and Training in Isotope Production…
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Isotope Production classified ESSENTIAL FUNCTION at DOE National Laboratories and associated activities are being maintained Currently, all DOE IP and NIDC operations are proceeding with no interruptions to customer orders. All operations are implementing CDC advised precautions to avoid spreading the COVID-19 virus. Staff are practicing social distancing, cleaning and disinfecting…
NIDC Annual Customer Survey
The NIDC, on behalf of the DOE Isotope Program, seeks input from the commercial isotope community on anticipated isotope product needs and potential supply shortages in the next five years. This valuable information will help the DOE IP gain a clearer understanding of future market demand and allow us to better serve industrial and research entities by tailoring isotope production to meet …
Actinium-225 DMF Accepted by the FDA
The DOE Isotope Program (DOE IP) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Type II Drug Master File (DMF) submission for Actinium-225 Nitrate (Accelerator-Produced). The alpha-emitting radionuclide and its decay product bismuth-213 (Bi-213), from an Ac-225/Bi-213 generator, have gained considerable interest within the medical community for…
2020 Events Schedule for DOE IP
Hello 2020! As we embark on a new year and new decade, the DOE Isotope Program is ready to focus on a new year full of exciting events and opportunities to connect with all of you. With so much on the horizon, we have compiled a list of events we are attending and/or sessions where Isotope Program supported researchers are chairing or presenting. As we approach each event, more detailed…
NIDC Annual Customer Survey
The NIDC, on behalf of the DOE Isotope Program, seeks input from the community on anticipated isotope product needs and potential supply shortages in the next five years. With this valuable information, the DOE IP will gain a clearer understanding of future market demand and, as a result, can better serve industrial and research entities by tailoring isotope production to meet their expressed…