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Iran to unveil eight radio medicines soon

Iran Materials 20 July 2011 12:05
Two macro projects and eight radio medicines will be unveiled in the near future, vice president for scientific and technological affairs, Nasrin Soltankhah.
Iran to unveil eight radio medicines soon

Two macro projects and eight radio medicines will be unveiled in the near future, vice president for scientific and technological affairs, Nasrin Soltankhah, said, Iran Daily reported with reference to Fars News Agency.

She added that so far 15 national macro projects are in the pipeline and the national super computer project and the project for treating incurable diseases with the help of stem cells have been unveiled.

Production of radio medicines is among the macro plans of the government, she was quoted as saying.

"Fifteen radio medicines are produced in the country. Five such medicines were produced last year and two others were unveiled during a recent trip of the representative of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The eight remaining would be unveiled very soon," she noted.

The official also gave word of unveiling of two national undertakings in the coming weeks and said related information will be released soon.

Regarding progress of the national internet service, she said, "The project is a continuation of the supercomputer plan based on which 11 supercomputer centers would be launched with a power rating of two teraflops."

She also gave word of launch of two supercomputers at two prestigious universities, namely Isfahan University of Technology and Amir Kabir University of Technology would start work soon, the vice president said.

Seven radio medicines have been unveiled so far.

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