Radioactive Tracer Shines the Floodlights on Inflammation

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readOct 6, 2020

A patient checks into the hospital with difficulty breathing. Is inflammation to blame? How can physicians visualize areas of inflammation in the respiratory system in order to choose the best course of action? Though blood tests can be used to look for systemic inflammation, it’s difficult to pinpoint which organ systems are most affected. This often hampers the diagnosis and treatment…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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