Nuclear medicine centre to rise at DOST-PNRI

  Medical cyclotron and PET CT Scanners in one setting.   DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (third from left) says that the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute's Nuclear Medicine Research and Innovation Centre, the first government facility that houses a medical cyclotron and PET CT scanners in one integrated setting, will sustainably provide quality nuclear imaging service. Others in photo: (L-R) DOST-PNRI Deputy Director Dr. Vallerie Ann I. Samson, DOST Undersecretary for R&D Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, DOST-PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla, S&T Fellow Dr. Thomas Neil B. Pascual, and Program Leader Adelina DM. Bulos.  (Note: Officials in photo had a distance of more than one meter from each other and wore their face masks immediately after the quick photo-op. Photo by Niña Grace S. Pineda, TDD-NIDS) Cyclotron and PET-CT scans   The Centre's medical cyclotron will produce the PET radiopharmaceuticals which will be used to produce images that will help phys