Precision Radiotheranostics Translation Center


Core Resources

MIR’s investigators have access to 10 research facilities featuring leading-edge equipment and spanning nearly 35,000 square feet across the School of Medicine campus.

Laboratory Equipment

A high resolution digital autoradiography system for imaging beta emitters such as 3H, 32P, 35S, 125I and PET isotopes.

For more information, email Jinbin Xu, PhD.

A custom PET scanner that is integrated in a plant growth chamber and dedicated to molecular and functional plant imaging research.

For more information, email Yuan-Chuan Tai.

Two high-purity germanium (HPGs) detectors which are used for high resolution gamma spectroscopy for assessment of radionuclidic impurities.

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

The PRTC boasts its own GMP facility that includes:

  • Chemistry labs equipped for organic syntheses
  • Dedicated hoods for radiochemistry (radio-iodination)
  • Dedicated labs for biological screening of radiolabeled compounds

Our People

We partner with physicians and scientists at Washington University, and with academia and industries around the world, to advance patient care through innovations in molecular imaging agents and imaging technology.

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