Jordan2021MIRBD

Title
Protection of Subjects, Staff, and the Public in Molecular Imaging Research for Brain Disorders
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Authors
David Jordan and Julie Neidich
Affiliations
D Jordan with University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University; J Neidich with Washington University School of Medicine in St.~Louis/dd>
Abstract
The use of molecular imaging in the clinic and in research for brain disorders has become more common over the past decades. As the imaging technology has improved and increased in use, so also has the need grown to protect human subjects, the staff in molecular imaging centers, the institutions administering the procedures, and the public who may be exposed both to subjects of the studies as well as radioactive materials that could be inadvertently released into the environment. This paper describes the techniques used in molecular imaging as well as the methods for protecting individuals and the public.
Keywords
Molecular imaging, brain disorders, radiation safety, radioactive materials, radiopharmaceuticals, clinical research trials, human subject protections.
Citation
Brainiacs Journal 2021 Volume 2 Issue 1 Edoc F65BD44D9
DOI: 10.48085/F65BD44D9
URL: www.BrainiacsJournal.org/arc/pub/Jordan2021MIRBD
Dates
received 2021-Dec-17, published 2021-Dec-31, revised 2022-Jan-06, endorsed 2022-Feb-06, typeset 2022-Feb-06

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