Frontiers in Molecular Imaging State-of-the-Art PET Imaging in Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology

November 21, 2019

Target Audience

Faculty, trainees, staff at Pitt and UPMC who are interested in learning more about PET imaging of cancer, neurological disease, and cardiac disease

Learning Objectives

  • To highlight the recent advances in molecular imaging that have been developed at the University of Pittsburgh and at other institutions.
  • To inform the Pitt/UPMC community on advances of how imaging is used in precision medicine, including how to specifically diagnose and monitor treatment in cardiac amyloid, cancer, and neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
  • To inform the Pitt/UPMC community on recent advances in PET/CT instrumentation that have dramatically improved resolution and sensitivity.
  • In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/21/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
11/21/2019 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
11/21/2019 - 6:00pm
Rating: 
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12:30 PM Registration Desk Opens

1:00 PM Opening Remarks

Jules Sumkin, DO, FACR
Professor and Chair of Radiology
UPMC Endowed Chair for Women’s Imaging

Ashok Panigrahy, MD
ProfessorJohn F. Caffey Endowed Chair in Pediatric Radiology
Radiologist-in-Chief, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Imaging Research, Department of Radiology


1:15 – 1:50 PM Precision Imaging


Martin Pomper, MD, PhD
Henry N. Wagner, Jr., Professor
Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development
Johns Hopkins University

1:50- 2:25 PM Bench to Bedside: Developments in Cardiac Amyloidosis


Yvonne Eisele, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Prem Soman MD, PhD, FRCP (UK), FACC, MASNC
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Clinical & Translational Science
Director, Nuclear Cardiology
Director, UPMC Cardiac Amyloidosis Center
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
Division of Cardiology and The Heart and Vascular Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2:25 – 3:00 PM Nuclear Theranostics: Today and Tomorrow


Ashok Muthukrishnan MD, MS
Chief of Nuclear Medicine
Director of Theranostics
Department of Radiology, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Shyam M. Srinivas, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director of Molecular Imaging Research
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
3:00-3:15 PM Coffee break

3:15 – 3:50 PM The Development of Total Body PET and its Projected Applications
Terry Jones, DSc
University of California Davis

3:50 – 4:25 PM Insights into Human Neurochemistry from MR-PET Imaging
Jacob Hooker, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar
Athinoula A. Martinos Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

4:25 – 5:00 PM Development of Selective Amyloid Imaging Agents
Chet Mathis, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Radiology
UPMC Endowed Chair of PET Research
University of Pittsburgh

5:00 PM Concluding Remarks

Carolyn J Anderson, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Radiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology,
Chemistry, and Bioengineering;
Director, Molecular Imaging Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh

5:00 – 6:00 PM Reception

The Oaklander Hotel - The Cathedral Room
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Jules Sumkin, DO, FACR
Professor and Chair of Radiology
UPMC Endowed Chair for Women’s Imaging


Ashok Panigrahy, MD
Professor
John F. Caffey Endowed Chair in Pediatric Radiology
Radiologist-in-Chief, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Imaging Research, Department of Radiology

Martin Pomper, MD, PhD
Henry N. Wagner, Jr., Professor
Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development
Johns Hopkins University

Yvonne Eisele, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Prem Soman MD, PhD, FRCP (UK), FACC, MASNC
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Clinical & Translational Science
Director, Nuclear Cardiology
Director, UPMC Cardiac Amyloidosis Center
Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
Division of Cardiology and The Heart and Vascular Institute
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Ashok Muthukrishnan MD, MS
Chief of Nuclear Medicine
Director of Theranostics
Department of Radiology, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Shyam M. Srinivas, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director of Molecular Imaging Research
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Terry Jones, DSc
University of California Davis

Jacob Hooker, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar
Athinoula A. Martinos Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Chet Mathis, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Radiology
UPMC Endowed Chair of PET Research
University of Pittsburgh

Carolyn J Anderson, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Radiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology,
Chemistry, and Bioengineering;
Director, Molecular Imaging Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Carolyn J. Anderson, PhD

Grant/Research Support:  Lumiphore, Inc.

Stockholder:  Lumiphore, Inc.

Terry Jones, DSc

Grant/Research Support:  UC Davis research agreement and revenue sharing agreement

Chester Mathis, PhD

Licensed IP through the University of Pittsburgh to GE Healthcare

Prem Soman, MD

Grant/Research Support:  Astellas, Pfizer

Consultant:  Pfizer, Inois, Alnylam

 

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.75 Attendance
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