MEDAMI 2017 - V MEDITERRANEAN FORUM ON ADVANCED MOLECULAR IMAGING

from Wednesday, 31 May 2017 (06:00) to Sunday, 4 June 2017 (20:00)
Orosei

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
31 May 2017
1 Jun 2017
2 Jun 2017
3 Jun 2017
4 Jun 2017
AM
08:30
Welcome addresses (until 09:00) ()
09:00
Session 1.1: Introductory Session (Moderator: Franco Garibaldi) (until 10:10) ()
09:00 Nicolas Petrick (Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)) - FDA perspective on the role of FDA in the emerging field of precision medicine medical imaging   ()
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09:35 Bernd Stowasser (Sanofi-Aventis, on behalf of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)) - Academic-Industry partnership: Can the IMI PPP model be extended/exported to medical imaging industry?   ()
10:10 --- Coffee break ---
10:40
Session 1.2: Research concepts/activities (Moderator: York Haemisch) (until 12:00) ()
10:40 Piotr Maniawski (Philips Healthcare, on behalf of the Association of Imaging Producers and Equipment Suppliers (AIPES)) - The AIPES organization and its role in supporting medical imaging development   ()
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11:05 Marco Paganoni (Univ. of Milano) - ERAMIT   ()
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11:30 Maurizio Conti (Siemens Healthineers, Knoxville) - Challenges and trends in molecular imaging, an industry research viewpoint. The role of radiotracers in modern diagnosis and expensive/advanced therapies   ()
08:30
Session 2.1: Neurodegenerative diseases and brain disorders (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Charles R.G. Guttman (Center for Neurological Imaging, Harvard Medical School) - Neurodegenerative diseases - an overview   ()
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09:00 Valentina Garibotto (Univ.of Geneva) - Multimodal/multiparamenter imaging – main modalities and applications: link to biomarkers and personalized medicine   ()
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09:30 Martin Walter (University of Tuebingen, Germany) -Multimodal imaging in psychiatry   ()
10:00 Vesna Sossi (University of British Columbia) - PET/MRI imaging in neurodegeneration: novel metrics for early disease detection and effect of therapy assessment   ()
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10:30 --- Lunch break ---
11:00
Session 2.2: Brain biomarkers and brain imaging initiatives (until 13:00) ()
11:00 Christer Halldin (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm) - PET Radioligands for Neuroscience and Drug Development   ()
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11:30 Ilan Rabiner (Chief Medical Officer, Head of Imaging Applications, Imanova Ltd., UK) - Building the Three Pillars- Imaging in early phase drug development   ()
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12:00 Paul M. Matthews (Head of Brain Imaging Sciences, Imperial College, London) - Challenges and opportunities for brain imaging with large population datasets   ()
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12:30 Simone Sarasso (Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, University of Milano) - Major brain initiatives   ()
08:30
Session 3.1: New Technologies for Molecular Imaging (until 10:25) ()
08:30 Paul Lecoq (CERN, Geneva) - The 10 ps TOF-PET challenge   ()
08:55 Dennis Schaart (Department of Rad. Science & Technology, TU Delft) - Fundamentals of Ultrafast Timing   ()
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09:20 Terry Jones (UCL, London) - The Explorer project: a new paradigm in nuclear medicine?   ()
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09:55 Piotr Maniawski (Philips Healthcare, Cleveland) - Digital Photon Counting PET: technology powering precision molecular imaging   ()
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10:25 --- Coffee break ---
10:55
Session 3.1 (cont) (until 12:40) ()
10:55 Bipin Singh (RMD Watertown, Ma) - Photonic Crystal Enhances Scintillation Light Extraction: Can It Improve Timing Resolution?   ()
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11:15 Claudio Piemonte (FBK Trento) - New high performance SiPM arrays with TSV technology for TOF and other applications   ()
11:40 Stefaan Tavernier (PETsys Electronics SA, Lisbon) - TOFPET II: The next generation ASIC for TOF-applications   ()
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12:05 Gabriela Llosa (Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular, University of Valencia) - From MACACO to MACACO II: a Compton telescope for hadron therapy treatment monitoring   ()
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12:25 Ilaria Mattei (INFN Milano) - Characterisation of the secondary fast and ultrafast neutrons emitted in Particle Therapy with the MONDO experiment   ()
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08:00
Session 4.1: Molecular Imaging in the management of prostate cancer (until 09:40) ()
08:00 H. Van der Pohel (Amsterdam, Ne) - Multimodality imaging in surgery   ()
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08:25 Tobias Maurer (Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich) - Shifting gears in Imaging - how PSMA-PET is about to change prostate cancer diagnosis   ()
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08:50 Valeria Panebianco (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza) - The role of multiparametric MR in the diagnosis and follow up of prostate cancer   ()
09:15 Paul Lecoq (CERN, Geneva) - ENDO-TOF-PET-US in the diagnosis and follow up of prostate cancer   ()
09:40 --- Coffee break ---
10:10
Session 4.1: Molecular Imaging in the management of prostate cancer (until 10:55) ()
10:10 Franco Garibaldi (AIB, Roma) - TOF-PET-MR in the diagnosis and follow up of the prostate cancer   ()
10:35 Nicoletta Protti (INFN Pavia) - In vivo 10B imaging and dose rate measurement for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) using Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (BNCT-SPECT)   ()
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11:30
Conference Excursion (until 19:00) ()
08:00
Session 5.1: Molecular Imaging in surgical interventions (until 09:25) ()
08:00 Fijs van Leuven (LUMC, Leiden) - Multimodality imaging techniques in surgery   ()
Slides
08:25 Tobias Maurer (Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich) - PSMA radioguided surgery – a novel technique for intraoperative detection of prostate cancer metastases   ()
08:45 Elena Solfaroli (Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza) - Radioguided surgery with beta-radiation: test on ex-vivo specimen   ()
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09:05 Image guided robotic surgery in lung cancer. (... to be decided)   ()
09:25 --- Coffee break ---
09:55
Session 5.2: Molecular Imaging in Hadron Therapy Monitoring (until 11:05) ()
09:55 P. Cerello (INFN Torino) - Imaging in hadron therapy   ()
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10:20 F. Pennazio, INFN Torino) - The INSIDE project: hadron therapy monitoring with in-beam PET   ()
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10:45 Ilaria Mattei (INFN Milano) - Study of the radiation produced by therapeutic He, C and O ion beams impinging on a PMMA target for beam range monitoring purpose in Particle Therapy   ()
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11:05
Closing remarks (TBD) (until 11:30) ()
PM
12:00 --- Lunch break ---
12:00
Poster Session (until 14:30) ()
14:30
Session 1.3: Diagnostic Imaging, theranostics and the -omics (Moderators: Bernd Pichler, Jonathan Disselhorst) (until 16:15) ()
14:30 David Townsend (National University of Singapore) - PET/CT, PET/MR and Precision Medicine: some alternative facts   ()
15:05 Bernd Pichler (Dept. of Pre-clinical imaging and Radiopharmacy University of Tuebingen) - Combining multiparametric imaging data with –omics information for precision medicine   ()
15:40 Constantin Lapa (Nuclear Medicine, University of Wurzburg) - Theranostics and multimodality imaging   ()
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16:15 --- Coffee break ---
16:45
Session 1.3 (cont) (until 18:25) ()
16:45 Jonathan A. Disselhorst (University Tuebingen) - Imaging Tumor Heterogeneity   ()
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17:20 P. Pevsner - How cost-effectiveness of a diagnostic medical imaging procedure is determined   ()
17:50 Roderic Pettigrew (Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)) - Multimodality/Multiparametric Imaging and Precision Medicine   ()
18:25
ROUND TABLE - The relation of academia and industry in the development of medical and molecular imaging technologies. Chair: Paul. Lecoq, CERN - Representatives of funding institutions, industries, MDs, physicists/technologists Outcome: proposals for improvement of academia-industry relation (until 19:30) ()
13:00 --- Lunch break ---
13:00
Poster Session (until 16:00) ()
16:00
Session 2.3: Brain imaging - new technologies (until 16:50) ()
16:00 Stan Majewski (University of Virginia) - Dedicated PET brain imaging devices   ()
Abstract
16:25 Bernd Pichler (Director, Dept. of Pre-clinical imaging and Radiopharmacy, University of Tuebingen) - Developments in MRI, MEG and EEG   ()
16:50 --- Coffee break ---
17:20
Session 2.3: Brain imaging - new technologies (until 18:35) ()
17:20 Jose Maria Benlloch (Institute of Molecular Imaging, University of Valencia) - Mindview: multimodal imaging of neurological disorders   ()
17:45 Alberto del Guerra (Department of Physics, University of Pisa) - A trimodality (EEG/MR/PET) scanner for brain imaging   ()
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18:10 Contributions   ()
18:35
ROUND TABLE - Molecular imaging and -omics: competition or complementarity for Precision medicine? Chair: Vesna Sossi, UBC, Vancouver Representatives of funding institutions, industries, MDs, physicists/technologists (until 19:35) ()
12:40 --- Lunch break ---
12:40
Poster Session (until 15:40) ()
15:40
Session 3.2: Molecular Imaging in the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of breast cancer (until 16:30) ()
15:40 Orazio Schillaci (TOV Policlinico Tor Vergata, Roma) - The role of Nuclear Medicine in breast cancer management   ()
Abstract
16:05 Michael O’ Connor (Mayo Clinic Rochester) - Breast cancer screening with single gamma and positron emitters   ()
16:30 --- Coffee break ---
16:30
Poster Session (until 17:30) ()
17:30
Session 3.3: Technologies for breast imaging/diagnosis (until 18:45) ()
17:30 Evaristo Cisbani (ISS and INFN, Roma) - A novel SPECT-Thomosynthesis detector for the diagnosis and follow up of breast cancer   ()
17:55 Michel Herranz (Univ. of Santiago de Compostela) - Dedicated breast PET (dbPET) in diagnosis and follow up of breast cancer - comparison, synergies and divergences with MRI   ()
18:20 Volkmar Schulz (University of Aachen, DE) - PET-MR dedicated detector for breast cancer diagnosis and follow – up   ()
Abstract
18:45
ROUND TABLE - Multimodality multiparametric imaging in cancer management: How can it be improved? (Chair: David Townsend, Singapore) (until 19:45) ()
19:00
Conference Dinner (until 22:30) ()
12:00
Departure (first bus leaves) (until 12:30) ()