Spain probes anticompetitive PET practices
February 14, 2019 -- Spanish authorities have launched disciplinary proceedings against French molecular imaging firm Advanced Accelerator Applications and global nuclear medicine firm Curium for alleged anticompetition practices in Spain.
ESOR to accept visiting scholarship applications
February 14, 2019 -- The European School of Radiology (ESOR) will begin accepting applications for its visiting scholarship program on 25 February. The deadline for submission is 11 March.
Micro-CT, blood test aid early lung cancer detection
February 14, 2019 -- A blood test revealed that circulating DNA levels correlated with lung tumor size on micro-CT scans of mice, indicating the blood test's potential in the early detection of lung cancer, according to an article published online on 12 February in Disease Models & Mechanisms.
Scotland's radiologist shortage persists
February 14, 2019 -- Scotland's search for radiologists is still falling short of its goals. An opinion piece, published online on 14 February in the Herald, highlighted a situation that has persisted for the last decade.
Israel awards Zebra 3 grants for AI algorithms
February 14, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Zebra Medical Vision has received grants from the Israeli Innovation Authority to integrate AI algorithms into the radiology workflow at three major medical institutions in Israel.
Blue Earth begins producing Axumin in Italy
February 12, 2019 -- Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics has competed the first commercial production of its Axumin PET radiopharmaceutical in Italy.
ECR 2019 final program available online
February 11, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has released the final program for ECR 2019, which begins on 27 February in Vienna.
DITTA issues new white paper on cybersecurity
February 11, 2019 -- The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) has issued a new white paper discussing best practices for medical technology manufacturers looking to improve cybersecurity.
Russian entities ally for nuclear medicine
February 11, 2019 -- Russian atomic energy firm Rosatom and the Russian Academy of Sciences are collaborating to advance nuclear medicine and nuclear energy in the country.
PaxeraHealth plans image-sharing offering for ECR 2019
February 11, 2019 -- RIS/PACS software developer PaxeraHealth will introduce its PaxeraShare image-sharing platform at ECR 2019 in Vienna.