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Mo-99 Collaboration: MDS Nordion & TRIUMF

28 April 2009

MDS Nordion, a leading global provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals used in molecular medicine, and TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, announced on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, that they have signed an agreement to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo-fission-produced molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) used globally for diagnostic medical imaging. MDS Nordion and TRIUMF will also provide their respective expertise and resources to collabo