FAPI PET: Fibroblast Activation Protein Inhibitor Use in Oncologic and Nononcologic Disease

Yuriko Mori 1, Katharina Dendl 1, Jens Cardinale 1, Clemens Kratochwil 1, Frederik L Giesel # 1, Uwe Haberkorn # 1 Abstract Gallium 68 (68Ga)-labeled fibroblast activation protein (FAP) inhibitor (FAPI) PET is based on the molecular targeting of the FAP, which is known to be highly expressed in the major cell population in tumor stroma, termed [...]

February 5th, 2023|Publications|

Novel 68Ga-FAPI PET/CT offers oncologic staging without COVID-19 vaccine-related pitfalls

Tristan T Demmert 1, Ines Maric 1, Kelsey L Pomykala 2, Katharina Lueckerath 1, Jens Siveke 3, Benedikt M Schaarschmidt 4, Rainer Hamacher 3, Ken Herrmann 1, Wolfgang P Fendler 1 Abstract In the setting of ongoing SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, vaccine-related tracer uptake in locoregional lymph nodes has become a well-known issue in tumor staging by 18F-FDG PET/CT. 68Ga-FAPI PET/CT is a new oncologic [...]

February 5th, 2023|Publications|

Initial Results of FAPI-PET/MRI to Assess Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

Philipp Backhaus 1, Matthias C Burg 2, Inga Asmus 1, Michaela Pixberg 1, Florian Büther 1, Hans-Jörg Breyholz 1, Randy Yeh 3, Stefanie B Weigel 2, Patricia Stichling 2, Walter Heindel 2, Stefanie Bobe 4, Peter Barth 5, Joke Tio 6, Michael Schäfers 1 Abstract Rationale: Improving imaging-based response following neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) in breast cancer assessment could obviate the need for histologic confirmation of pathological complete response (pCR) and facilitate de-escalation [...]

November 17th, 2022|Publications|

3-time-point PET-analysis of FAPI-46 in a variety of cancers

Mahnoosh Naeimi 1, Peter L Choyke 2, Katharina Dendl 1, Yuriko Mori 3, Fabian Staudinger 1, Tadashi Watabe 4, Stefan A Koerber 5, Manuel Röhrich 1, Juergen Debus 5, Clemens Kratochwil 1, Uwe A Haberkorn 1, Frederik L Giesel 1 Abstract Purpose: A growing family of 68Ga-FAPI Positron Emission Tomography (PET) probes have shown promise in imaging a variety of medical conditions. 68Ga-FAPI-46 in particular has emerged as unique for [...]

November 10th, 2022|Publications|

Monitoring Therapeutic Response to Anti-Fibroblast Activation Protein (FAP) CAR T Cells using [18F]AlF-FAPI-74

Iris K Lee, Estela Noguera-Ortega, Zebin Xiao, Leslie Todd, John Scholler, Decheng Song, Maria Liousia, Katheryn Lohith, Kexiang Xu, Kimberly J Edwards, Michael D Farwell, Carl H June, Steven M Albelda, Ellen Pure, Mark A Sellmyer Abstract Purpose: Despite the success of chimeric antigen [...]

August 18th, 2022|Publications|

Automated synthesis of [68Ga]Ga-FAPI-46 without pre-purification of the generator eluate on three common synthesis modules and two generator types

Ammar Alfteimi, Ulf Lützen, Alexander Helm, Michael Jüptner, Marlies Marx, Yi Zhao, Maaz Zuhayra Abstract Background: The recent development of quinoline-based radiotracers, which act as fibroblast activation protein inhibitors (FAPIs), has shown promising preclinical and clinical advantages. [68Ga]Ga-FAPI-46 is a new radiotracer for in [...]

July 29th, 2022|Publications|
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