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Treatment, not Terror

The Center for Nonproliferation Studies highlights innovations in medicine to lower the risk of radiological theft.

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Treatment, Not Terror

A new article by Miles Pomper and Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, featuring interactive 3D models, examines how the international community could re-imagine medical treatments to reduce the risk of radiological terrorism. Radiological sources such as cesium-137 and cobalt-60 are extensively used globally, for blood irradiation and cancer treatment, respectively.

Nuclear Security Takes Important Step Forward

In her latest blog post, NTI President Joan Rohlfing discusses the importance of the entry into force of a critical amendment to the Convention for the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials.

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Joan Rohlfing

President and Chief Operating Officer, NTI

A founding NTI staff member, Joan Rohlfing became president of NTI in January 2010, after nine years as NTI's senior vice president for programs and operations.

Andrew Bieniawski

Vice President, Material Security and Minimization

Andrew Bieniawski joined NTI after 24 years of service with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer

Senior Program Officer & Director, Global Nuclear Policy Program

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer joined NTI in June 2012 and serves as Director of the Global Nuclear Policy Program.