Use of a Novel Receptor-Targeted (CD206) Radiotracer, 99mTc-Tilmanocept, and SPECT/CT for Sentinel Lymph Node Detection in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma Initial Institutional Report in an Ongoing Phase 3 Study.  A. Marcinow et al., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (2013) 139(9):895-902. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4239.

Comparative Evaluation of [99mTc]Tilmanocept for Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer Patients: Results of Two Phase 3 Trials.  A. Wallace et al., Ann Surg Oncol (2013) 20:2590–2599.

3-Year Recurrence and Survival Outcomes after Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy with [99mTc]Tilmanocept in Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer and Melanoma Patients, S.P. Povoski et al., Poster, SSO 2014, 67th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium.

Combined Efficacy Analysis from Three Phase 3 Trials of [99mTc]tilmanocept for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in cN0 Breast Cancer, Melanoma, and Head/Neck SCC, J. Davis et al., Poster, SSO 2014, 67th Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium.

Combined Analysis of Phase III Trials Evaluating [99mTc]Tilmanocept and Vital Blue Dye for Identification of Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Clinically Node-Negative Cutaneous Melanoma, V.K. Sondak et al., Ann Surg Oncol (2013) 20:680–688.

Preclinical Studies of [99mTc]DTPA-Mannosyl-Dextran, C.K. Hoh et al., Nuclear Medicine and Biology 30 (2003) 457–464.

A Synthetic Macromolecule for Sentinel Node Detection: 99mTc-DTPA-Mannosyl-Dextran, D. R. Vera et al., The Journal Of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 42 No. 6, June 2001 951-959.

Detection of Gastric and Colonic Sentinel Nodes Through Endoscopic Administration of 99mTc-DTPA-Mannosyl-Dextran in Pigs, J. Mendez et al., The Journal Of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 44 No. 10, October 2003 1677-1681.

[99mTc]MAG3-mannosyl-dextran: a receptor-binding radiopharmaceutical for sentinel node detection, D.R. Vera et al., Nuclear Medicine and Biology 28 (2001) 493–498.

Lymphoseek: A Molecular Radiopharmaceutical for Sentinel Node Detection, A.M. Wallace et al., Ann Surg Oncol, Vol. 10, No. 5, 2003 531-538.

Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping of the Colon and Stomach Using Lymphoseek in a Pig Model, S.J. Ellner et al., Annals of Surgical Oncology, 11(7):674–681.

Dose-dependent biodistribution of [99mTc]DTPA-mannosyl-dextran for breast cancer sentinel lymph node mapping, S.J. Ellner et al., Nuclear Medicine and Biology 30 (2003) 805–810.

NAV4694 (formerly AZD4694)

AZD4694 PET Quantification for the Assessment of Fibrillar Amyloid–β Deposition, K. Chen, et al, Poster Presentation, Human Amyloid Imaging Meeting (HAI) 2012

AZD4694 PET in the Assessment of Fibrillar Amyloid–β Deposition: Performance Characteristics, J. Langbaum, et al, Poster Presentation, Human Amyloid Imaging Meeting (HAI) 2012

Manocept™ Platform

Keystone Symposia on Molecular Cell Biology of Macrophages in Human Disease Poster, February 2014

Nature Outlook–Medical ImagingOctober 2013

Navidea Whitepaper: Innovations in receptor-targeted precision imaging at Navidea: diagnosis up close and personal Frederick Cope etal1,  Abul Azad2, Murugesen Rajaram2, Larry Schlesinger2, Wael Jarjour2, Thomas Rosol2, Ramiro Toribio2, Michael McGrath3, Leanne Huysentruyt3, Rongzhen Zhang3 & Paige Bracci3, 1Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., 2Ohio State University, 3 University of California, San Francisco

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Recent insights into the pathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma K Fife and M Bower, British Journal of Cancer (1996) 73, 1317-1322.

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Macrophage death and defective inflammation resolution in atherosclerosis Ira Tabas, Nature Reviews Immunology 10, 36-46 (January 2010).

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