Converting Energy to Medical Progress

April 2001

An introduction to the unique nuclear medicine research funded by the
Medical Sciences Division,
Biological and Environmental Research (BER),

Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy

"Nuclear Medicine Helps Patients
Everywhere in Healthcare
And so does BER"

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About BER

Doctors Rely on Nuclear Medicine To Help Many Types of Patients

How Does Nuclear Medicine Work?
Radiopharmaceutical Energy Reveals World of Biology

BER Medical Sciences

Wise Investments in Future Healthcare
Today's BER Research Leads to the Nuclear Medicine of Tomorrow

Searching for answers to drug addiction, aging, prostate and breast cancers, mental illness, schizophrenia, heart disease, lymphoma, leukemia, diabetes, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, chronic diseases, genetic diseases . . .

The Vital Legacy of BER Medical Sciences
50-Year Commitment to Improved Healthcare through Nuclear Medicine

Current BER Scientists: Principal Investigators



Published April 2001
by the Medical Sciences Division of the
Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the
Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)


Table of Contents * About BER * Many Patients * How Does It Work? * BER Medical * Future Healthcare * BNL * LBNL * ORNL * Sloan-Kettering * UCLA * Washington Univ. * Univ. of Michigan * 50-Years * Credits

Published April 2001

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