March 1, 2024

Lantheus to supply MK-6240, an investigational F18-labeled PET imaging agent that targets tau tangles

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (“Lantheus”) (NASDAQ: LNTH), the leading radiopharmaceutical-focused company committed to enabling clinicians to Find, Fight and Follow disease to deliver better patient outcomes, today announced a collaboration agreement with a National Institute on Aging (NIA)-sponsored study called the Consortium for Clarity in ADRD Research Through Imaging (CLARiTI). This agreement enables the consortium to use MK-6240, Lantheus’ clinical-stage F18-labeled Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging agent, in its investigation of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. MK-6240 targets aggregated tau protein in the form of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) which are a hallmark of several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.


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