Tara Mastren portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
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Publications

  • Hao G, Mastren T, Silvers W, Hassan G, Öz OK & Sun X (2021). Copper-67 radioimmunotheranostics for simultaneous immunotherapy and immuno-SPECT. Scientific reports. Vol. 11, 3622. Published, 02/11/2021.
  • Mastren T, Akin A, Copping R, Brugh M, Wilbur DS, Birnbaum ER, Nortier FM, John KD & Fassbender ME (2021). A reverse 230U/226Th radionuclide generator for targeted alpha therapy applications. Nuclear medicine and biology. Vol. 90-91, 69-73. Published, 01/01/2021.
  • Ferrier MG, Li Y, Chyan MK, Wong R, Li L, Spreckelmeyer S, Hamlin DK, Mastren T, Fassbender ME, Orvig C & Wilbur DS (2020). Thorium chelators for targeted alpha therapy: Rapid chelation of thorium-226. Journal of labelled compounds & radiopharmaceuticals. Vol. 63, 502-516. Published, 12/01/2020.
  • Friend MT, Parker TG, Mastren T, Mocko V, Brugh M, Birnbaum ER & Fassbender ME (2020). Extraction chromatography of 225Ac and lanthanides on N,N-dioctyldiglycolamic acid /1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide solvent impregnated resin. Journal of chromatography. A. Vol. 1624, 461219. Published, 08/01/2020.
  • Friend MT, Mastren T, Parker TG, Vermeulen CE, Brugh M, Birnbaum ER, Nortier FM & Fassbender ME (2019). Production of 230Pa by proton irradiation of 232Th at the LANL isotope production facility: Precursor of 230U for targeted alpha therapy. Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine. 108973. Published, 11/01/2019.
  • Mathew K, Kayzar-Boggs T, Varga Z, Gaffney A, Denton J, Fulwyler J, Garduno K, Gaunt A, Inglis J, Keller R, Kinman W, Labotka D, Lujan E, Maassen J, Mastren T, May I, Mayer K, Nicholl A, Ottenfeld C, Parsons-Davis T, Porterfield D, Rim J, Rolison J, Stanley F, Steiner R, Tandon L, Thomas M, Torres R, Treinen K, Wallenius M, Wende A, Williams R & Wimpenny J (2019). Intercomparison of the Radio-Chronometric Ages of Plutonium-Certified Reference Materials with Distinct Isotopic Compositions. Analytical chemistry. Vol. 91, 11643-11652. Published, 09/01/2019.
  • E Paige Abel, Mikael Avilov, Virginia Ayres, Eva Birnbaum, Georg Bollen, Greg Bonito, Todd Bredeweg, Hannah Clause, Aaron Couture, Joe DeVore, Matt Dietrich, Paul Ellison, Jonathan Engle, Richard Ferrieri, Jonathan Fitzsimmons, Moshe Friedman, Dali Georgobiani, Stephen Graves, John Greene, Suzanne Lapi, C Shaun Loveless, Tara Mastren, Cecilia Martinez-Gomez, Sean McGuinness, Wolfgang Mittig, David Morrissey, Graham Peaslee, Frederique Pellemoine, J David Robertson, Nicholas Scielzo, Matthew Scott, Gregory Severin, Dawn Shaughnessy, Jennifer Shusterman, Jaideep Singh, Mark Stoyer, Logan Sutherlin, Ate Visser & John Wilkinson (2019). Isotope harvesting at FRIB: additional opportunities for scientific discovery. Journal of Physics G: Nuclear Particle Physics. 1-33. Published, 08/20/2019.
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  • Tara Mastren & Christiaan Vermeulen, Mark Brugh, Eva R. Birnbaum, Meiring F. Nortier, and Michael E. Fassbender (2019). Natural nickel as a proton beam energy monitor for energies ranging from 15 to 30 MeV. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B. Published, 01/29/2019.
  • Eva R Birnbaum, Michael E Fassbender, Maryline G Ferrier, Kevin D John & Tara Mastren (2018). Actinides in Medicine, The Heaviest Metals: Science and Technology of the Actinides and Beyond. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published, 07/02/2018.
  • Mastren T., Stein B., Parker T., Radchenko V., Copping R., Owens A., Wyant L., Brugh M., Kozimor S., Nortier F., Birnbaum E., John K. & Fassbender M. (2018). Separation of Protactinium Employing Sulfur-Based Extraction Chromatographic Resins. Analytical Chemistry. Vol. 90, 7012-7017. Published, 06/05/2018.
  • Mastren T., Radchenko V., Engle J., Weidner J., Owens A., Wyant L., Copping R., Brugh M., Nortier F., Birnbaum E., John K. & Fassbender M. (2018). Chromatographic separation of the theranostic radionuclide111Ag from a proton irradiated thorium matrix. Analytica Chimica Acta. Vol. 998, 75-82. Published, 01/15/2018.
  • Hopkins P., Mastren T., Florek J., Copping R., Brugh M., John K., Nortier M., Birnbaum E., Kleitz F. & Fassbender M. (2018). Synthesis and radiometric evaluation of diglycolamide functionalized mesoporous silica for the chromatographic separation of actinides Th, Pa and U. Dalton Transactions. Vol. 47, 5189-5195. Published, 01/01/2018.
  • Mastren T., Radchenko V., Hopkins P., Engle J., Weidner J., Copping R., Brugh M., Nortier F., Birnbaum E., John K. & Fassbender M. (2017). Separation of103Ru from a proton irradiated thorium matrix: A potential source of Auger therapy radionuclide103mRh. PLoS ONE. Vol. 12. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Mastren T., Radchenko V., Owens A., Copping R., Boll R., Griswold J., Mirzadeh S., Wyant L., Brugh M., Engle J., Nortier F., Birnbaum E., John K. & Fassbender M. (2017). Simultaneous Separation of Actinium and Radium Isotopes from a Proton Irradiated Thorium Matrix. Scientific Reports. Vol. 7. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Radchenko V., Mastren T., Meyer C., Ivanov A., Bryantsev V., Copping R., Denton D., Engle J., Griswold J., Murphy K., Wilson J., Owens A., Wyant L., Birnbaum E., Fitzsimmons J., Medvedev D., Cutler C., Mausner L., Nortier M., John K., Mirzadeh S. & Fassbender M. (2017). Radiometric evaluation of diglycolamide resins for the chromatographic separation of actinium from fission product lanthanides. Talanta. Vol. 175, 318-324. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Radchenko V., Engle J., Medvedev D., Maassen J., Naranjo C., Unc G., Meyer C., Mastren T., Brugh M., Mausner L., Cutler C., Birnbaum E., John K., Nortier F. & Fassbender M. (2017). Proton-induced production and radiochemical isolation of44Ti from scandium metal targets for44Ti/44Sc generator development. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. Vol. 50, 25-32. Published, 07/01/2017.
  • Mastren T., Radchenko V., Bach H., Balkin E., Birnbaum E., Brugh M., Engle J., Gott M., Guthrie J., Hennkens H., John K., Ketring A., Kuchuk M., Maassen J., Naranjo C., Nortier F., Phelps T., Jurisson S., Wilbur D. & Fassbender M. (2017). Bulk production and evaluation of high specific activity186gRe for cancer therapy using enriched186WO3targets in a proton beam. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. Vol. 49, 24-29. Published, 06/01/2017.
  • Radchenko V., Meyer C., Engle J., Naranjo C., Unc G., Mastren T., Brugh M., Birnbaum E., John K., Nortier F. & Fassbender M. (2016). Separation of44Ti from proton irradiated scandium by using solid-phase extraction chromatography and design of44Ti/44Sc generator system. Journal of Chromatography A. Vol. 1477, 39-46. Published, 12/16/2016.
  • Kumar A., Mastren T., Wang B., Hsieh J., Hao G. & Sun X. (2016). Design of a Small-Molecule Drug Conjugate for Prostate Cancer Targeted Theranostics. Bioconjugate Chemistry. Vol. 27, 1681-1689. Published, 07/20/2016.
  • Mastren T., Marquez B., Sultan D., Bollinger E., Eisenbeis P., Voller T. & Lapi S. (2015). Cyclotron production of high - Specific activity55Co and in vivo evaluation of the stability of55Co metal-chelate-peptide complexes. Molecular Imaging. Vol. 14, 526-532. Published, 11/01/2015.
  • Mastren T., Pen A., Loveless S., Marquez B., Bollinger E., Marois B., Hubley N., Brown K., Morrissey D., Peaslee G. & Lapi S. (2015). Harvesting67Cu from the Collection of a Secondary Beam Cocktail at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. Analytical Chemistry. Vol. 87, 10323-10329. Published, 10/20/2015.
  • Mastren T., Pen A., Peaslee G., Wozniak N., Loveless S., Essenmacher S., Sobotka L., Morrissey D. & Lapi S. (2014). Feasibility of isotope harvesting at a projectile fragmentation facility:67Cu. Scientific Reports. Vol. 4. Published, 10/21/2014.
  • Pen A., Mastren T., Peaslee G., Petrasky K., Deyoung P., Morrissey D. & Lapi S. (2014). Design and construction of a water target system for harvesting radioisotopes at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. Vol. 747, 62-68. Published, 05/21/2014.
  • Mastren T., Guthrie J., Eisenbeis P., Voller T., Mebrahtu E., Robertson J. & Lapi S. (2014). Specific activity measurement of64Cu: A comparison of methods. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. Vol. 90, 117-121. Published, 01/01/2014.
  • Aweda T., Ikotun O., Mastren T., Cannon C., Wright B., Youngs W., Cutler C., Guthrie J. & Lapi S. (2013). The use of 111Ag as a tool for studying biological distribution of silver-based antimicrobials. MedChemComm. Vol. 4, 1015-1017. Published, 06/01/2013.

Research Keywords

  • Targeted Radiotherapy
  • Radiochronometry
  • Radiochemistry
  • Radiochemical Separations
  • Nuclear Reactions
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Forensics
  • Lanthanide Chemistry
  • Isotope Production
  • Actinide Chemistry

Presentations

  • The Production and Application of Radionuclides for the Treatment of Cancer. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/22/2020.
  • Production and separation of 230Pa for targeted alpha therapy applications utilizing progeny radionuclides 230U/226Th, International Workshop on Targetry and Target Chemistry, Coimbra, Portugal. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/30/2018.
  • Chromatographic separation of Medically-Related Radionuclides from Proton-Irradiated Thorium Targets, 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Washington D.C. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/20/2017.
  • A generator concept to yield 226Th: an isotope of interest for targeted alpha therapy, 22nd International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Dresden, Germany. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/15/2017.
  • Selective Extraction of Medically-Related Radionuclides from Proton-Irradiated Thorium Targets, 16th International Workshop on Targetry and Target Chemistry, Santa Fe, NM. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/29/2016.
  • Isotope Harvesting at Heavy Ion Fragmentation Facilities, 15th International Workshop on Targetry and Target Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/20/2014.
  • Separation Chemistries for Isotope Harvesting at Heavy Ion Fragmentation Facilities, University Industry Technical Interchange, Walnut Creek, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/15/2014.
  • Transition Metal Ion Chromatography to Measure True Specific Activity of 64Cu, Radiometals, Sonoma, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/13/2013.
  • Studies for Isotope Harvesting at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, NSSC Webinar. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/21/2013.