McMaster University’s Medical Isotope Supply Chain Team is comprised of more than a dozen staff members who are involved with producing, processing, and distributing medical isotopes generated at the McMaster Nuclear Reactor. Their work has established McMaster as the world’s leading supplier of iodine-125, a medical isotope that is the standard of care for prostate … Continued
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MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) -Medical companies and shippers in Canada are racing to transport time-sensitive radiochemical materials used to treat cancer, as a pandemic-induced drop in passenger flights has narrowed transportation options and created cargo delays. Half of air cargo normally travels in the belly of passenger jets rather than dedicated freighters. But flight cancellations as traffic … Continued
McMaster University and Kinectrics Inc. – a life-cycle management company for the electricity industry – have completed the first phase of their on-going partnership focused on surveillance monitoring of components from Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. McMaster University and Kinectrics – both partners of the Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability (CCNS) – demonstrate … Continued
McMaster to spearhead collaborative project on building a resilient Canadian medical isotope supply chain.
In June, the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) and Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) announced a joint study to identify challenges — and evaluate potential technology, logistical, regulatory and policy solutions – facing Canada’s medical isotope supply chain. Today that partnership took a major leap forward with McMaster University formally agreeing to lead the research and … Continued
See attached document for McMaster Nuclear Operations and Facilities response to the COVID-19 situation