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Brittany A. Broder (Fed)

Brittany A. Broder is an NRC postdoctoral fellow in the Radioactivity Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). She received a B.S. in Physics from Western Kentucky University and a Ph.D. in Medical Physics from the University of Chicago. Brittany came to NIST as a National Research Council (NRC) Fellow in 2022.

Her current research includes re-establishing radioactive gas counting capabilities, standards for nuclear medicine, and Monte Carlo simulations in support of these efforts.


Activity standard and calibrations for 227Th with ingrowing progeny

Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Brittany Broder, Leticia Pibida, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Morgan DiGiorgio, Elisa Napoli, Brian E. Zimmerman
Thorium-227 was separated from its progeny and standardized for activity by the triple-to-double coincidence ratio (TDCR) method of liquid scintillation

Accelerator-Based Production of Scandium Radioisotopes for Applications in Prostate Cancer: Toward Building a Pipeline for Rapid Development of Novel Theranostics

Jason Meier, Hannah Zhang, Richard Freifelder, Mohammed Bhuiyan, Phillip Selman, Megan Mendez, Pavithra Kankanamalage, Thomas Brossard, Antonino Pusateri, Hsiu-Ming Tsai, Lara Leoni, Sagada Penano, Kaustab Ghosh, Brittany Broder, Erica Markiewicz, Amy Renne, Walter Stadler, Ralph Weichselbaum, Jerry Nolen, Chien-Min Kao, Satish Chitneni, David Rotsch, Russell Szmulewitz, Chin-Tu Chen
In the field of nuclear medicine, the β+ emitting 43Sc and β- emitting 47Sc are promising candidates in cancer diagnosis and targeted radionuclide therapy (TRT)
Created August 3, 2022, Updated February 6, 2024