Dr. MARIANA PURICE
“C.I. Parhon” National Institute of Endocrinology Bucharest, Romania Research Director
License in Physics, Master and PhD in Biophysics. Research: Nuclear Medicine & Endocrine Tumours; Clinical Chemistry
Director for several National Research Projects, Partner Coordinator and member in Research teams for research projects: RADIMET (Me¬thy¬lation metabolism evaluation by competitive reactions with methyl-donor radicals, methy¬lation processes metabolites expressivity’s in neuroendocrinological pathology..); NAGANT (177Lu –NEUROTENSIN-Radiopharmaceutic for targeted cancer radiotherapy. Neurotens agonist- antagonist interaction with peptidic receptors that are involved in radiopharmacolgy and radiotherapy); BIOMAT( Date base and software for the follow up of radio iodine therapy for patients with thyroid cancer).Research domains: Dynamic Salivary cortisol measurement a suitable biomarker for stress research; Introduction of new technologies in nuclear medicine : in cooperation with IFIN -HH and IEIA; 188Re(Sn)HEDP – a therapeutic radiopharmaceutical: preparation and bio distribution studies; Improved methods of Labeling of somatostatin receptors with 131I and 99mTc for a new radiopharma component. Didactic experience in Biophysics.