THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
Committee on State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization
and Progress Toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
Molybdenum-99 for Medical Imaging
This new report from the Academies reviews the status and use of molybdenum-99, a chemical isotope used in various medical imaging applications, and the progress toward eliminating the use of highly enriched uranium.
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on Monday, September 12, 2016 and can be found, in its entirety, on .