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ARTMS Inc. announces Health Canada Submission for Ga-68 Production and Tri-party Collaboration to Advance Ga-68 Imaging Products

Burnaby, Canada, October 14, 2021 – ARTMS Inc. (ARTMS), the global leader in developing and commercializing novel products enabling cyclotron production of the world’s most needed medical radioisotopes, is pleased to announce the submission of a Type 1 Master File with the Health Products & Food Branch, Health Canada (HC) for the production of gallium-68

CPDC Announces Four New Appointments To Board of Directors

HAMILTON, ON, July 13, 2021 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, announced today that it has appointed four new Members to join its Board of Directors effective June 17, 2021.  The new Members are as follows: Dr. Bettina Hamelin, is the current President and

The CARI program and overcoming commercialization challenges in the Canadian isotope sector

CARI is a collaboration between The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) and adMare BioInnovations (adMare) working to bring respective resources together to advance an area of tremendous therapeutic and commercial potential in which Canada can gain considerable global competitive advantage in radiopharmaceuticals. Join us for this event where we will learn how the

CARI Blog #3: CARI: Q&A session with our experts

Over the past few months, adMare BioInnovations and the Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) have shared with you information about the role and the potential of radiopharmaceuticals in healthcare and in the life sciences ecosystem in Canada. Now we want to share some further thoughts from our resident experts bringing this initiative and this potential to

CPDC Announces Appointment of Bruno Paquin as Permanent CEO

Hamilton, Ontario (March 10, 2021) – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Bruno Paquin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO appointment has taken effect on March 4, 2021. Dr. John Thornback, Chair of the Board of Directors said, “We are pleased to announce that

CPDC Announces First Patient Dosed in a Phase 3 Clinical Trial of a Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Imaging Product, [18F]PSMA-1007

Hamilton, Ontario, February 24, 2021 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, is announcing today that the first patient has been dosed and imaged in a Phase 3 trial for [18F]PSMA-1007. This diagnostic imaging product is a positron-emitting tomography (PET) agent that

CARI Blog #2: Discover the Medical Isotope & Radiopharmaceutical Landscape in Canada

Did you know that Canada has been a global leader in the research, development and production of medical isotopes as well as radiopharmaceuticals for more than 60 years? Many people are unaware of Canadian role in this industry. However, several medical applications that are used widely today stemmed from Canadian nuclear isotope programs where much

POINT Biopharma signs exclusive license agreement with CanProbe for the commercialization of a neuroendocrine tumor treatment

January 12th, 2021 – TORONTO, CANADA – POINT Biopharma Inc. (POINT), a radiopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing the many benefits of precision radioligand therapy to cancer patients, today announced that it has signed a licensing and commercialization agreement with CanProbe for exclusive rights to Lutetium – 177 Octreotate (Lu-DOTATATE) for the treatment of neuroendocrine cancer.

CARI Blog #1: Radiopharmaceuticals: a new class of drugs for cancer patients, and a new road for Canada to lead global life sciences

The role of radiopharmaceuticals in health care may still be quite a mystery for many Canadians, but this area has a tremendous therapeutic and commercial potential in our country. Canada is already a global leader in radioisotope-based health care technologies, meaning it has the strengths to also become a world leader in bringing related novel

Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization (CPDC) Appoints New Interim CEO

Hamilton, Ontario (October 22, 2020) ‐ Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, is announcing today that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Bruno Paquin as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective November 2, 2020. Justyna Kelly, CPDC’s outgoing CEO said, “Since joining CPDC,

Pave the road to successful commercialization of your radiopharmaceutical innovation with CARI – The CPDC & adMare Radiopharmaceutical Initiative

If you are an academic researcher or a biotech company looking to pave the road to successful commercialization of your radiopharmaceutical innovation, join us on October 15th, 2020. What is CARI? CARI is a collaboration between The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) and adMare BioInnovations (adMare) where we will bring respective resources together to

Unleashing Canada’s Radiopharmaceutical Excellence. New Pan-Canadian Partnership Looks to Commercialize the Country’s Most Promising Radiopharmaceutical Innovations

The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) and adMare BioInnovations (adMare) are pleased to announce they have formed a new collaboration, “The CPDC-adMare Radiopharmaceutical Initiative (CARI)” to bring their respective resources together to advance an area of tremendous therapeutic and commercial potential in which Canada can gain a considerable global competitive advantage: radiopharmaceuticals. This

Isotopia Molecular Imaging and CPDC Announce Production Agreement for n.c.a. Lu-177

Hamilton, Ontario, September 8, 2020 – Isotopia Molecular Imaging and CPDC are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for the production and distribution of no-carrier-added Lutetium-177 (n.c.a. Lu-177), a critical medical radioisotope used in the manufacturing of radiopharmaceuticals for treatment of many types of cancer, including neuroendocrine tumors and prostate cancer.

CPDC Announces Appointment of Justyna Kelly as Permanent CEO

Hamilton, Ontario June 23, 2020 The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Justyna Kelly as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO appointment has taken effect on June 18, 2020. Justyna Kelly was appointed the role of interim CEO in December 2019. Mark Lundie, outgoing Chair of

ARTMS Closes a US$19 Million Series A Financing with Deerfield and Global Health Sciences (GHS) Fund

VANCOUVER, Canada and NEW YORK, United States, May 20, 2020 – ARTMS Inc. a global leader in developing technology that transforms the production of the world’s most-used diagnostic imaging isotopes, today announced that it has raised US$19 million in a Series A financing. The investment was led by New York based Deerfield Management Company with

CPDC’s Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility Receives Clearance from FDA

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – January 9, 2020 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, is announcing today that, following a successful U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection in July, CPDC’s site in Hamilton, Ontario, is cleared to ship products to the U.S.  Justyna Kelly, interim

Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization (CPDC) Appoints New Interim CEO

Hamilton, Ontario, December 3, 2019 – Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, is announcing as of today that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Justyna Kelly as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Dr.  Joe McCann will stay on as an Advisor

Study gives Ontario men access to advanced prostate cancer imaging

LONDON, Ontario – Led by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute, a multi-centre registry trial is testing the use of a new imaging tracer, called a PSMA tracer, for early detection of recurrent prostate cancer. The registry gives patients access to a new type of imaging and will assess the impact on patient care. PSMA

Chuck Conroy Appointed CEO of ARTMS

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–ARTMS Products Inc., the global leader in the innovation and commercialization of novel technologies that enable cyclotron production of the world’s most needed medical radioisotopes, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles S. Conroy R.Ph, MBA as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Conroy brings to ARTMS more than 25 years of experience

ARTMS Products Received $1.5 Million of Funding from the Federal Government

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–ARTMS Products Inc., a global leader in the development and commercialization of novel technologies and products that enable cyclotron production of the world’s most needed medical radioisotopes, is pleased to announce they have received $1.5 million funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada as part of its Business Scale-up and Productivity program. The federal

CPDC Celebrates Successful FDA Inspection!

Hamilton, Ontario, August 16, 2019 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization’s Senior Leadership Team took time on Friday afternoon to celebrate with their Hamilton staff on the McMaster University campus at the famous Willy Dog Hot Dog cart. Over 60 staff attended the lunch time event on a great summer day!  The event

CPDC joins forces with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

Hamilton, Ontario, February 19, 2019 – As Canada strives to maintain a leadership position in science and technology, the Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), located at McMaster University, has partnered with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to ensure Canada remains at the forefront of medical isotope R&D and production, and to advocate

Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) Appoints New Head of Business Development

Hamilton, Ontario, November 16, 2018 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) is proud to introduce the new Head of Business Development, Bruno Paquin, PhD. Bruno comes to us with years of experience in research and development and he brings with him extensive knowledge of scientific operations in life and health sciences, as

Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization (CPDC) Appoints New CEO and President

Hamilton, Ontario, October 3, 2018 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, today is announcing that its founder, Dr. John Valliant, has stepped down from his role as CEO to focus his time as the CEO of Fusion Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Valliant will

CPDC and McMaster Nuclear Reactor Sign Research Agreement for Production of High Value Medical Isotopes

HAMILTON, Ontario, September 13, 2018 – The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals, and the McMaster Nuclear Reactor facility (MNR), a leading research reactor program that provides a source of medical radioisotopes, announced today that they have signed an agreement to explore the

ImaginAb and CPDC Announce Clinical Trial Supply Manufacture and Distribution Agreement for ImaginAb’s CD8 Immuno PET Tracer

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LOS ANGELES, August 29, 2018 – ImaginAb Inc, an immuno-oncology imaging company, and Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC), a Canadian centre of excellence specializing in radiopharmaceutical development and cGMP manufacturing, today announced that they have entered into a development and manufacturing agreement for the supply of ImaginAb’s clinical-phase Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging

Canada’s science minister announces $10.5 million federal boost for McMaster research commercialization

Hamilton, Ontario – July 30, 2018 – McMaster’s Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization, which converts research on medical isotopes into new diagnostic tests and cancer treatments, has received a significant boost in the form of $10.5 million in federal funding. Canada’s Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan visited the university’s commercialization hub at

CPDC’s collaborative partner ARTMS Products Inc. raises $3 Million USD to advance a safe alternative way to locally produce medical isotopes and avoid future supply disruptions

Vancouver, British Columbia. – December 18, 2017 – Today, CPDC’s collaborative partner ARTMS Products Inc., the leader in the development of novel technologies which enable the production of the world’s most-used diagnostic imaging isotope, announced it has raised $3 million USD. The investment comes from Quark Venture Inc. and GF Securities, through their Global Health

Fusion Pharmaceuticals Completes Oversubscribed Series A Financing Totaling $46 Million USD to Develop Targeted Alpha Therapeutics

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HAMILTON, ONTARIO, September 25, 2017 – Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted alpha-particle radiotherapeutics for treating cancer, today announced it has completed a second closing of its Series A financing, securing an additional $21 million USD in capital and bringing the total capital raised to $46 million USD. New investors in the second

CPDC Launches Fusion Pharmaceuticals with a $25M USD Series A Financing to Develop Targeted Radiotherapeutics as Cancer Treatments

HAMILTON ONTARIO, February 23, 2017 – Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a newly formed biopharmaceutical company developing targeted alpha-particle radiotherapeutics for treating cancer, today announced the closing of a $25 million Series A financing led by founding venture investor, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., with investments by HealthCap, TPG Biotech, Genesys Capital and FACIT (Fight Against

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