Catalyzing Commercialization: Radiochemical Breakthrough Improves PET Imaging


Ground Fluor Pharmaceuticals, a spinout from the Univ. of Nebraska–Lincoln, has developed new fluorination chemistry that permits a wide range of radiotracers with sufficient activity and purity to meet diverse clinical needs to be made with automated commercial radio-synthesis equipment. Ground Fluor Pharmaceuticals’ innovation, a proprietary method called Swift Iodonium Fluorine Tagging (SWIFT), is based on the work of Stephen DiMagno at the Univ. of Nebraska–Lincoln.


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