Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Sant Pau and
CETIR Foundation Autonomous University of Barcelona
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The group in Barcelona has the following equipment available for research: Cyclotron (CETIR Foundation) GE PET Trace and Radiochemistry / Radiopharmacy Laboratory currently producing several radioligands for molecular imaging in research using PET. There is one PET scanner (GE Advance) for human use and a MicroPET system (Argus, Suinsa) for small animal imaging (CETIR Foundation). Three gamma cameras, including one combined with a low dose CT scanner are available for research. The group is currently engaged in several national and EU research programs on molecular imaging in clinical and basic research in the field of cardiovascular molecular imaging and PET: EUREKA FIT0700002000693, PROPET (EU-2604), IBEROEKA FIT0700002001811. Main research interests are focused on the fields of cardiovascular imaging and oncology, evaluated by nuclear medicine techniques, including gamma camera imaging and PET.