• 04/2024

The facility restarts for 2024!

  • 02/2024

David Townsend, co-inventor of the PET-CT, visited MEDICIS

  • 09/2023

The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK CEN seeks to fill a permanent researcher position within the MYRRHA project, as ISOL physicist. Application deadline 10 Sept 23 . Informal contact can be made to Lucia Popescu.

  • 06/2023

MEDICIS recent achievements have been presented during invited presentations at the ARIS2023 conference (Avignon, France) and the 16th conference on nuclear reaction mechanisms (Varenna, Italy)

  • 16/05/2023

Recent technical developments such as the online activity monitoring during implantation and the definition of Key Performance Indicators for MEDICIS were reported at EMIS2022 and IPAC2023 conferences. Related EMIS and IPAC publications.

  • 10/03/2023

Three new project proposals were submitted at the 10th MEDICIS Collaboration board, with a notable request to translate one of the MEDICIS High Molar Activity radionuclides in a clinical settings.

  • 15/11/2022

The Frontiers Research Topics : MEDICIS-Promed, Advances in Radioactive Ion Beams for Nuclear Medicine is now published. It can be downloaded from there.

  • 26/09/2022

The half-life of Tb-155 produced at MEDICIS has been revised and is now published by S. Collins et al. in Applied Radiation and Isotope. High molar activity Sm-153 was 1st used in Targeted Radionuclide Therapy and theranostics (MED-025) by M. Ooms et al, as presented at TERACHEM.

  • 06/09/2022

A third collaboration meeting took place today in the French ANR project REPARE, to review the progresses on the development of a high power Bi target for the production of At-211.

  • 15/06/2022

1st projects have been selected in PRISMAP-The European medical isotope programme.

  • 27/05/2022

Plenary presentation on new developments exploiting isotope mass separation in nuclear medicine presented at the 1st AccConf'22 at IAEA.

  • 02/05/2022

MEDICIS restarts its program today. Mass separation will be applied to purify and separate Sm-153 from a target produced at BR2. Some details on the project here.

  • 04/02/2022

World cancer day: webinar at 11:30 on MEDICIS mass separation and its impact on theranostics here.

  • 29/11/2021

The 1st call for user projects of PRISMAP is launched! More information here.

  • 23/09/2021

PRISMAP-The European medical radionuclides programme sets out to substantially change the European landscape for novel and emerging medical radionuclides. More information here.

  • 15/07/2021

The article "CERN-MEDICIS: a review since commissioning in 2017" is now published! More information here.

  • 14/07/2021

Nhat-Tan Vuong (ESR-2) defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations! More information here.

  • 08/07/2021

Pr. Thomas Cocolios (KU Leuven) receives the "Roger Van Geen" chair! More information here.

  • 04/02/2021

Today is the World Cancer Day ! At this occasion, MEDICIS' involvement in the fight against cancer is presented on CERN's official website together with a video of our unique facility.

  • 01/02/2021

We are welcoming Edgars Mamis from Latvia University, one of the few first PhD students from Latvia at CERN.

  • 18/12/2020

CERN-courrier article: MEDICIS shows its stength - More information there.

  • 12/12/2020

Dr S. Stegemann (ESR-11) receives the Prijs Wetenschap & Innovatie (Prize Science & Innovation) for his PhD thesis from the Faculty of Sciences of KU Leuven. More information there

  • 04/11/2020

PRISMAP-The European medical isotope programme has been selected ! More information there

  • 02/11/2020

We have received about 30 proposed contributions for our PRISMAP-related Frontiers Research Topical issue! More information there

  • 15/10/2020

MEDICIS took part in the CERN Women In Technology photo session. More information here.

  • 16/09/2020

Our PRISMAP-related Frontiers Research Topical issue is open for your submissions until 1st November! More information there

  • 31/08/2020

PhD defense of Simon Stegemann "Production of mass separated 11-C beams for PET-aided hadron therapy"

  • 06/08/2020

Presentation of MEDICIS at the PINSTECH-CERN collaboration conference.

  • 24/07/2020

Lecture on medical isotopes, CERN-MEDICIS and PRISMAP-the European medical isotope programme at International Nathiagali Summer College

  • 07/07/2020

Record separation efficiencies have been achieved for the first delivery of high specific activity Sm-153 for the high priority MED-025 project !

  • 26/06/2020

MEDICIS is ready to restart with radioactive beams !

  • 25/05/2020

MEDICIS is re-starting after the Covid outbreak!

  • 19/05/2020

Nhat-Tan Vuong (ESR-2) has presented his work on "ISOLDE target disposal: why is nano-structured uranium reactive?" at the 70th EN students' coffee session.

  • 15/05/2020

 PRISMAP: The European medical isotope programme , a consortium with the principal medical radionuclides providers - including MEDICIS - was submitted yesterday for funding by the European Commission; feedback expected after the summer.

  • 16/03/2020

CERN-MEDICIS is put in stand-by due to the Covid-19 sanitary crisis.

  • 06/03/2020

CERN-MEDICIS restarts with its commissionning phase after two months of technical stop. First stable beam is extracted on the 11th of March !

  • 01/02/2020

Pinelopi CHRISTODOULOU from the ERASMUS-Mundus program joins the MEDICIS team to work on her master thesis. She will be working on the implementation of an in-situ gamma-spectrometry system for the characterization of non-conventional radionuclides for medical research.

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