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Nuts and Bolts of Imaging Infection & Inflammation
A daylong molecular imaging seminar showcast the latest developments in the field of imaging to detect and monitor infections. It was held on September 13, 2011 at Johns Hopkins University and featured a dozen or so speakers with cross disciplinary expertise, from Johns Hopkins University, and elsewhere.
Schedule and Speaker List (Click to view presentation)
08:30-09:00a Light Breakfast
09:00-09:25a Introduction – Sanjay K Jain, MD
09:30-09:50a Overview of Molecular Imaging – Martin G Pomper, MD, PhD
09:55-10:15a Molecular & Functional Imaging: What we can learn from Oncology? – Zaver M Bhujwalla, PhD
10:20-10:35a Coffee Break
Session 1: Sanjay K Jain, MD (Moderator)
10:35-10:50a PET based bacteria specific imaging tracers – Edward Weinstein, MD, PhD
10:55-11:10a MR imaging for bacteria specific reporters – Guanshu Liu, PhD
11:15-11:30a Hypoxia and TB lesions – Ciaran Skerry, PhD
11:35-11:55a Imaging studies in TB – Clif Barry, PhD
12:00-12:20p Quantitative Analysis of Longitudinal Images to Monitor Lung Infections – Camille Vidal, PhD
Session 2: Dima Hammoud, MD (Moderator)
01:10-01:25p Introduction – Dima Hammoud, MD
01:30-01:50p DPA-713 to image inflammation in TB lesions – Catherine Foss, PhD
01:55-02:10p Neuro-imaging and HIV – Chris Endres, PhD
02:15-02:30a MR to visualize vasculature and detect hypoxia – Arvind Pathak, PhD
02:35-02:55p Computer-Assisted Modeling in Pulmonary Infections – Daniel Mollura, MD
03:00-03:15p Coffee Break
Session 3: Sridhar Nimmagadda, PhD (Moderator)
03:15-03:35p Imaging lytic induction of gamma herpes viruses in lymphoma patients – Rich Ambinder, MD, PhD
03:40-04:00p Chemokine receptor Imaging – Sridhar Nimmagadda, PhD
04:05-04:20p Imaging inflammatory bowel disease using F-MRI – Deepak Kadayakkara, PhD
04:25-04:40p Cachexia: What we can learn from Cancer Imaging? – Marie-France Penet, PhD
04:45-05:00p PET imaging to diagnose infection in patients – Steve Cho, MD
05:05-05:15p FDG-PET imaging for TB: Report from Durban, South Africa – S Naidoo (Durban Univ. of Tech.)