The University of Lisbon Faculty of Pharmacy Radioisotope Unit (beta) is a research and teaching facility licensed by the Directorate General of Health. It was built from the ground up specifically for this purpose. It is located in Building F of the Lumiar Campus. It consists of 5 rooms / labs designed and equipped as a research and teaching laboratory. Includes areas for labelling proteins, macromolecules and other low molecular weight compounds, by chemical modification. Its proximity to the vivarium facilitates in vivo studies, such as pharmacokinetics, biodistribution and metabolic studies.
This laboratory has strict rules imposed by the requirements to improve staff safety while handling radioactive samples. All new users should complete a radiation safety training course.