ERA 2: 1930-1980

Events in Leading Institutions around the World Including Vanderbilt

The period from the mid 1930s through the 1980s was when experimental investigations of new biomedical uses for radioactive tracers expanded rapidly world-wide.  Arange of basic chemistry, biology, and medical studies  led to new clinical diagnostic  and therapeutic procedures involving growing numbers of patients in many countries.  It is here that we divide and explore two parallel developments.

GlobeColorPath A: Nuclear Medicine Global Developments
that provide a  background on how the field developed on the World  scene.

 

Logo VanderbiltPath B: Vanderbilt Nuclear Medicine Program
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rovides a more detailed history of the Vanderbilt program developments that started in 1943.