CoViD-19: Inflammation and Molecular Imaging

from Thursday, 20 May 2021 (14:15) to Sunday, 23 May 2021 (22:01)
Remote

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
20 May 2021
21 May 2021
22 May 2021
23 May 2021
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15:00
Opening Session - Franco Garibaldi (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare) Prof. John Prior (Lausanne University Hospital) (until 18:00) ()
15:00 Opening - Welcome Speeches - Franco Garibaldi (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare)   ()
15:20 COVID-19 in 2021: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges - Anthony S. Fauci (Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH/USA)   ()
15:40 Origin and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 - Elisa Vicenzi (San Raffaele – Milano)   ()
16:00 Vaccines and monoclonals to regain our freedom - Rino Rappuoli (GSK Vaccines and MAD Lab (TLS))   ()
16:30 --- Discussion ---
16:45 COVID-19: A System disease - Prof. Alessandra Bandera (University of Milan)   ()
17:05 Immunology - Prof. Maria Rescigno (University of Humanitas)   ()
17:25 Mathematics and data science of Covid - Giorgio Parisi (President Accademia dei Lincei)   ()
17:45 --- Discussion ---
18:00
Diagnostics by Imaging - Giacomo Cuttone (LNS) S. Del Vecchio (until 19:15) ()
18:00 Multimodal X-ray Imaging with Darkfield Contrast: Improved COVID-19 Detection with Chest X-rays - Prof. Franz Pfeiffer (Technical University Munich)   ()
18:20 Medium effects of COVID-19 on multi-system health focusing on the potential role of inflammation - Betty Raman (Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research, Oxford)   ()
18:40 Rapid diagnosis of patients with COVID-19 by Artificial Intelligence - Yang Yang (Radiology – Mount Sinai, NY/USA)   ()
19:00 --- Discussion ---
15:00
Diagnostics - Imaging Agents - Marco Capogni (ENEA) Arturo Chiti (Humanitas University – Milan – Italy) (until 17:05) ()
15:00 Understanding the radiation risks associated with molecular imaging - Michael K. O'Connor (Mayo Clinic, Section of Nuclear Medicine, Rochester)   ()
15:20 Role of 2-[18F]FDG as a Radiopharmaceutical for PET/CT in patients with COVID-19 - Arturo Chiti (Humanitas University – Milan – Italy)   ()
15:40 What molecular imaging of cancer patients can teach us about COVID-19 - Silvana Del Vecchio (Nuclear Medicine, Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University Federico II)   ()
16:00 --- Discussion ---
16:15 18F-FDG brain PET hypometabolism in post-SARS-CoV-2 infection: substrate for persistent/delayed disorders? - Prof. E. Guedj (Nuclear Medicine, Univ. Marseille)   ()
16:35 The role for dynamic imaging - Irène Buvat (Curie Institute – Orsay)   ()
16:55 --- Discussion ---
17:05
Diagnostics - Imaging Agents - José María Benlloch Baviera (I3M-CSIC) Prof. Luca Filippi (Santa Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina ) (until 18:20) ()
17:05 The case for the Total Body PET imaging of CD8+ T Cells for researching COVID-19 - Terry Jones (University of California Davis)   ()
17:25 Imaging Immune phenomena - Martin Pomper (Johns Hopkins – Baltimore)   ()
17:45 Potential Role of Conventional and Total Body PET Imaging in Assessing Systemic Complications of COVID Infection - Abass Alavi (Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania)   ()
18:05 --- Discussion ---
18:20
Other Technological Frontiers - Mauro Belli (Retired, Istituto Superiore di Sanità) Valerio Bocci (ROMA1) (until 19:35) ()
18:20 The potential role of AI in NM imaging - Dimitris Visvikis (INSERM)   ()
18:40 The potential of the EuPRAXIA photon beams for CoViD-19 research - Francesco Stellato (ROMA2)   ()
19:00 Zn-induced interactions between SARS-CoV-2 orf7a and BST2/tetherin - Silvia Morante (ROMA2)   ()
19:20 --- Discussion ---
15:00
Diagnostics - Advanced Imaging Techniques - Alberto Del Guerra (PI) Elisa Vicenzi (San Raffaele – Milano) (until 17:30) ()
15:00 Advances in PET/CT imaging with Biograph Vision and Quadra - Maurizio Conti (Siemens – Healthineers Molecular Imaging)   ()
15:20 On the way to the 10 ps TOF-PET challenge - Paul Lecoq (CERN)   ()
15:40 Total body - PET imaging from the top of the head to the toes? - Terry Jones (University of California Davis)   ()
16:00 --- Discussion ---
16:15 Clinical applications of Total Body PET - Hongcheng Shi (Nuclear Medicine Fudan University)   ()
16:35 Alternative applications of Total Body PET - Stefaan Vandenberghe (MEDISIP-IBBT-Ugent)   ()
16:55 PET/Compton Hybrid as the Imager of the next generation - Gabriela Llosa (Instituto de Física Corpuscular (IFIC/CSIC-UVEG))   ()
17:15 --- Discussion ---
17:30
Therapy - Paul Lecoq (CERN) Prof. M. Rescigno (University of Humanitas) (until 18:20) ()
17:30 Therapy for Early COVID-19 - A Critical Need - Arzhang Cyrus Javan (NIH – DAIDS)   ()
17:50 The role of nuclear medicine in therapy evaluation of infectious diseases - Martina Sollini (Humanitas University – Milan – Italy)   ()
18:10 --- Discussion ---
18:20
Technologies -Dr Mauro Grigioni (ISS) (until 19:35) ()
18:20 INFN and Catania Univ. Anti Covid Lab for face mask characterisation - Giacomo Cuttone (LNS)   ()
18:40 Spike Proteins in MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2 Coronaviruses: Differences in Proteic Conformation - Dr Annalisa D'Arco (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare and SBAI Department, Sapienza University of Rome)   ()
19:00 On Resonant Ablation of CoViD Virus in Public Places - Yogendra Srivastava (PG)   ()
19:20 --- Discussion ---
15:00
The Role of AI - Kuangyu Shi (University of Bern) Evaristo Cisbani (ROMA1) (until 17:05) ()
15:00 Accurate Image Quantification with Advanced Image Reconstruction - Harry Tsoumpas (University of Leeds)   ()
15:20 Automatic Lung Analysis for COVID-19 Patients - Dr Fei Gao (Siemens Healthineers)   ()
15:40 The role of AI in COVID-19 management: quantification of lung involvement using CT scans - Francesca Lizzi (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare)   ()
16:00 --- Discussion ---
16:15 Artificial intelligence to reduce the radiation burden for PET/CT imaging of COVID patients - Kuangyu Shi (University of Bern)   ()
16:35 COVID-19 therapy optimization by AI-driven biomechanical simulations - Cecilia Voena (ROMA1)   ()
16:55 --- Discussion ---
17:05
Closing Session -Prof. Vesna Sossi (University of British Columbia ) (until 18:25) ()
17:05 The point of view of the Regulatory Agency - Dr Marco Cavaleri (EMA)   ()
17:25 From fundamental physics research to medical applications: Ventilation System and PET - Art McDonald (Queen's University, Kingston, Canada)   ()
17:45 Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic - Unique Opportunities for Unifying, Revamping and Reshaping Epidemic Preparedness of (Europe’s) Public Health Systems - Giuseppe Ippolito (Spallanzani Institute – Scientific Director)   ()
18:05 The role of media in a pandemy - Maurizio Molinari (Director "La Repubblica" Newspaper)   ()
18:25
Round Table - Orazio Schillaci (Università di Tor Vergata) (until 19:25) ()
18:25 Round Table - Giorgio Parisi (ROMA1) Giuseppe Ippolito (Spallanzani Institute – Scientific Director) Andrea Gori (Policlinico of Milan) Paul Lecoq (CERN) Maurizio Molinari (Director "La Repubblica" Newspaper) Arturo Chiti (Humanitas University – Milan – Italy) Dr Marco Cavaleri (EMA)   ()