Translational Radiopharmaceutical Sciences

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Doel vak

To obtain detailed knowledge of translational radiopharmaceutical

Inhoud vak

Radiopharmaceutical sciences concern the development and evaluation of
radiolabeled compounds, so-called radiopharmaceuticals. These
radiopharmaceuticals can be either imaging agents for Positron Emission
Tomography (PET) and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
or therapeutic agents. The stunning clinical successes of nuclear
imaging and targeted radionuclide therapy have resulted in a rapid
growth of the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences, a truly
translational scientific discipline in which design, synthesis and
application of radiopharmaceuticals is key.
This course focusses on radiopharmaceutical design, including target
validation with molecular biology techniques, lead finding and
optimization for radiopharmaceuticals, in vitro investigations,
preclinical research including imaging and metabolism, radiopharmacy
aspects like Good Manufacturing Practice, regulatory matters (eg
Eudralex 4) and European Pharmacopea.


The "Flipped classroom method" is used. Lectures have been recorded
(slides + audio) and
need to be independently studied by the students (there are no regular
classes). Rather, all contact hours are used for problem solving
sessions and case studies.


Written examination(s)

Vereiste voorkennis

preferably basic knwoledge about organic chemistry, radiopharmaceutical


Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry, Jason S. Lewis, Albert D. Windhorst,
Brian M. Zeglis, editors, Springer, 2019. ISBN 3319989464



Afwijkende intekenprocedure


Aanbevolen voorkennis

bachelor pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or alike

Algemene informatie

Vakcode XM_0067
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. A.D. Windhorst
Examinator prof. dr. A.D. Windhorst
Docenten dr. D.J. Vugts
prof. dr. A.D. Windhorst

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