MEDAMI 2014 - III MEDITERRANEAN THEMATIC WORKSHOP IN ADVANCED MOLECULAR IMAGING

from Tuesday, 2 September 2014 (08:00) to Sunday, 7 September 2014 (19:00)
Hotel Portoconte

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
2 Sep 2014
3 Sep 2014
4 Sep 2014
5 Sep 2014
6 Sep 2014
7 Sep 2014
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08:00 --- Registration ---
08:30
KEY NOTE SESSION 1 - Franco Garibaldi (ISS) (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Welcome addresses - Franco Garibaldi (ISS)   ()
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08:45 Lost in Translation: from nuclear science to clinical reality - David Townsend (CIRC, University of Singapore)   ()
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09:20 PET technology across different scales: designs driven by applications - Prof. Simon Cherry (University of California - Davis)   ()
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09:55 TOF-PET: from the idea to clinics - Joel Karp (University of Pensilvania)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00
KEY NOTE SESSION 1 - Franco Garibaldi (ISS) (until 12:45) ()
11:00 PET-MR:from the idea to the working detector - Bernd Pichler (Univeristy of Tubingen)   ()
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11:35 PET-MR –Clinical rationale for PET/MRI - George El Fakhri (University of Harward)   ()
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12:10 Clinical applications and limitations of PET/CT. When other technologies can help - Annibale Versari (Azienda Ospedaliera Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova)   ()
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08:30
RADIOTHERAPY SESSION - Giacomo Cuttone (LNS) Prof. Roberto Orecchia (european institute of oncology) (until 10:00) ()
08:30 The role of the radiotherapy in cancer therapy - Prof. Roberto Orecchia (european institute of oncology)   ()
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09:00 Particle radiation therapy: the promise, the current status, the perspectives - Giacomo Cuttone (LNS)   ()
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09:30 A Linac for hadrotherapy - Luigi Picardi (ENEA Frascati)   ()
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10:00 --- Coffee Break ---
10:00
Poster (until 10:30) ()
10:30
RADIOTHERAPY SESSION - Giacomo Cuttone (LNS) Prof. Roberto Orecchia (european institute of oncology) (until 12:00) ()
10:30 PET imaging in radiation therapy - George El Fakhri (University of Harward)   ()
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11:00 External/ internal correlation models for motion Management in radiotherapy - Prof. Guido Baroni (Politecnico di Milano - Fondazione CNAO)   ()
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11:30 Novel techniques for dose monitoring in particle therapy - Vincenzo Patera (ROMA1;LNF)   ()
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08:30
Endoscopic session -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Markus Schwaiger (until 10:00) ()
08:30 EndoTOF PET-US, a dedicated detector for pancreas and prostate biomarkers developments - Dr Paul Lecoq (CERN)   ()
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08:55 Dedicated detectors for OB/GYN - Franco Garibaldi (ISS)   ()
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09:20 The role of optical techniques in diagnosis and surgery - Joackim Klode (Essen University)   ()
10:00
Round table/Discussion session - M. Conti (until 10:30) ()
10:30 --- Coffee break ---
10:50
Breast session -Prof. Iraj Khalkhali (Harbor - UCLA Medical center) Joel Karp (until 12:35) ()
10:50 The role of dedicated single photon detectors in breast diagnosis - Prof. Iraj Khalkhali (Harbor - UCLA Medical center)   ()
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11:20 Review of surgical imagers - Dr Marie-Alix Duval (IMNC, Orsay, France)   ()
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11:50 Review of surgical imagers - Marie-­‐Alix Duval (IMNC, IN2P3)   ()
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12:15 Molecular Breast Imaging unit - ISO 13485 requirements for management of the process of production from the feasibility study to the clinical validation - Fortunato Cirillo (Metaltronica)   ()
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08:15
Brain Session and Head and Neck Session - Vesna Sossi (until 09:20) ()
08:15 Molecular brain imaging: recent advances in relation to pathology and treatment - Andrea Varrone (Karolinska Stoccolma)   ()
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08:55 Dedicated detector systems for brain imaging - Antonio J. Gonzales Martinez (I3M)   ()
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09:20 --- Coffee break ---
09:35
Brain Session and Head and Neck Session - Vesna Sossi (until 10:00) ()
09:35 Head and neck cancers, what the surgeon expect from imaging - Jacopo Galli (Universita' Cattolica)   ()
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10:00
Round table/discussion session - Vesna Sossi (until 10:30) ()
10:30 --- Lunch - Visit of "grotta di Nettuno" (TBC) ---
08:30
Intraoperative Guidance Session - Nathan Hall (until 09:20) ()
08:30 Differentiation between cancer and inflammation, the role of the imagers - Chumy Nwogu (Rosswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo)   ()
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08:55 Review of non-imaging surgical probes - Riccardo Faccini (ROMA1)   ()
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09:20 --- Coffee break ---
09:20
Poster (until 09:50) ()
09:50
Intraoperative Guidance Session - Nathan Hall (until 10:40) ()
09:50 Lymphoseek: Clinical validation of a design model for a receptor-­‐targeted SLN imaging agent - David R. Vera (Univeristy of California S. Diego)   ()
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10:15 Perioperative and intraoperative molecular imaging for tumor localization in surgical oncology - Nathan Hall (Ohio State University, Columbus)   ()
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10:40
ROUND TABLE / DISCUSSION SESSION - Chumy Nwogu (until 11:10) ()
11:10
Summary and Conclusion - David Townsend Nathan Hall (until 12:00) ()
11:10 Closing the Meeting - David Townsend   ()
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PM
18:00 --- Registration ---
12:45 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
KEY NOTE SESSION 2 - York Haemisch (Philips) (until 16:30) ()
14:30 PET Radiotracer Discovery and Development for Neuroimaging - Roger Gunn (Imperial College)   ()
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15:00 PET Neuroimaging in Early Phase Drug Development - Roger Gunn (Imperial College)   ()
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15:30 The role of medical imaging in pharmaceutical industry - Nicholas Seneca (Roche)   ()
16:00 The role of equipment industry in the translation from research ideas into medical (imaging) devices - a personal view - York Haemisch   ()
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16:30 --- Coffee break ---
17:00
CARDIAC SESSION - Marie Alix Duval (until 17:35) ()
17:00 The role of molecular imaging in cardiology. Limits of cardiac imagers available. Is there a need for new devices? - Markus Schwaiger (Technische Universität München)   ()
17:35
ROUND TABLE / DISCUSSION SESSION -Prof. David Townsend (University of Singapore) Markus Schwaiger (until 19:05) ()
12:00
Round table/discussion session -Prof. Roberto Orecchia (european institute of oncology) Giacomo Cuttone (LNS) (until 12:30) ()
12:30 --- Lunch break ---
15:30
Combined prostate/OB/GYN and endoscopic session -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Markus Schwaiger (until 17:10) ()
15:30 Gastrointestinal endoscopy I - Ivo Boskowski (Catholic University of Rome, Digestive Endoscopy Unit)   ()
15:55 Role of EndoTOF PET_US in pancreatic pathology - R. Laugier (University of Nice)   ()
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16:20 Present status of prostate cancer treatment and the role of imaging - César David Vera Donoso (La Fe Universitary Hospital)   ()
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16:45 Present status of OB/GYN cancer treatment and the role of imaging - Alessia Di Legge (University Cattolica Rome)   ()
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17:10 --- Coffee break ---
17:10
Poster (until 17:40) ()
17:40
Combined prostate/OB/GYN and endoscopic session -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Markus Schwaiger (until 19:30) ()
17:40 Prospects for imaging prostate cancer with PET/CT and PET/MR - Maurizio Conti (Siemens)   ()
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18:05 18F-Choline: Is shine-effect an issue for prostate SUV quantification? An evaluation based on Monte Carlo simulations of the XCAT phantom - Jesus Silva-Rodriguez (Health Research Institute)   ()
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18:30 TRUS_Tof_PET Project - Dr Stan Majewski   ()
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12:35
Round table/Discussion session - Joel Karp Prof. Iraj Khalkhali (Harbor - UCLA Medical center) (until 13:05) ()
13:05 --- Lunch break ---
16:00
GUIDED TOUR --- (VISIT OF ALGHERO) (until 20:00) ()
20:30
CONFERENCE DINNER (until 22:30) ()
15:30
Technology session I -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Dr Paul Lecoq (CERN) (until 16:50) ()
15:30 Is sub-100 picosecond time resolution feasible in realistic TOF PET systems? - Dr Dennis Schaart (Delft University of Technology)   ()
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15:50 Electronics and data acquisition for PET systems based on silicon photosensors in general - Joao Varela (Univeristy of Lisbon)   ()
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16:10 TOFPET ASICS - Manuel Rolo (INFN - Torino)   ()
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16:30 PET signal optimization for different tasks: from lesion detection to pattern definition - Vesna Sossi (University of British Columbia)   ()
16:50 --- Coffee break ---
17:10
Technology session I -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Dr Paul Lecoq (CERN) (until 18:30) ()
17:10 Silicon Photo-Multipliers: status and perspectives - Dr Gianmaria Collazuol (PD)   ()
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17:30 Analog SiPM - Hamamatsu   ()
17:50 Digital Photon Counting (DPC, dSiPM) technology - Scalable light detection for high sensitivity medical systems - York Haemisch   ()
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18:10 Reconstruction software - Charalampos Tsoumpas (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)   ()
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18:30
Round table/discussion session -Dr Gianmaria Collazuol (PD) (until 19:00) ()
19:00
Round table/Discussion session -Dr Stan Majewski (West Virginia University) Dr Paul Lecoq (CERN) (until 19:30) ()
12:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Bus(es) for the airport (15 - 20 minutes) (until 16:00) ()