Darrell R. Fisher

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Darrell R. Fisher is a medical physicist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and an adjunct faculty member at both Washington State University (environmental sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, and English and humanities) and at the University of Washington (radiology). He leads the laboratory’s radioisotopes research program. He joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 1978. His diverse background includes work in the nuclear engineering sciences, environmental sciences, radiological protection, radiation biology, and radiochemistry. He is an expert in the radiation dosimetry of medically administered radiopharmaceuticals. His research areas include design of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals and devices and the health effects of exposure to radioactive materials, armaceuticals, and radioactive chemical compounds. He provides internal dosimetry to various cancer research centers involved in studies on the effectiveness of radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies in cancer diagnosis and therapy.

Biography Updated on 30 August 2009

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