Diatech changes name to Diatide

February 14, 1996

Peptide radiopharmaceutical developer Diatech has changed itsname to Diatide in a move designed to link itself more closelyto the technology it is developing. The Londonderry, NH-basedcompany announced the change this month after approval by itsboard of

Peptide radiopharmaceutical developer Diatech has changed itsname to Diatide in a move designed to link itself more closelyto the technology it is developing. The Londonderry, NH-basedcompany announced the change this month after approval by itsboard of directors.

Diatide is developing peptide-based imaging and therapy agentsthat are labeled with technetium-99m (SCAN 8/30/95). The firmplans to file a new drug application in 1997 for its lead product,an agent for the detection of deep vein thrombosis.