Ari Hietanen is a senior scientist at the radiochemistry laboratory of Turku PET Centre. He has a M.Sc. in biomedicine and a PhD in pharmacology, both from the University of Turku with a focus on synthetic drug chemistry. Before joining TPC, Ari worked as a medicinal chemist in pharmaceutical industry. His current research interests include, among other things, radiolabeling of peptides and production of gaseous radiopharmaceuticals.
e-mail: armahi (a) utu.fi