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Aug 8

International speakers announced for UCL hosted PET-MRI symposium

Katie Konyn

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UCL will host a PET-MRI Symposium at the Birkbeck Clore Management Centre this September. The symposium is directed especially to persons those with an interest in novel methods of analysis and centres establishing this methodology.

  • Details

    Dates: 21-23 September, 2016
    Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Management Centre, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
    Organisers: Brian Hutton, Kris Thielemans, David Atkinson, Simon Arridge, Sebastien Ourselin
    Registration: via Eventbrite
    Sponsored by: UCL EPSRC PET/MRI and CCP grants

    This symposium will focus on development of analysis methods for PET/MRI with the following objectives:

    • To present relevant current research at UCL and other centres
    • To provide a forum for networking and future planning
    • To encourage national collaboration on PET/MRI methods

    Invited speakers currently include (with others pending confirmation):

    • Marc Kachelriess (Heidelberg)
    • Martin Burger (Munster)
    • Thomas Kuestner (Stuttgart)
    • Gaspar Delso (Cambridge)
    • Claudia Prieto Vasquez (KCL)
    • Steven Sourbron (Leeds)
    • Ian Law (Copenhagen)
    • Julian Matthews (Manchester)
    • PhD students and research fellows from UCL, KCL, KU Leuven and Imanova

    Draft Programme

    Wednesday 21 September
    13:30: Registration
    14:00-17:30: Sessions on UK networks and attenuation correction
    17:30: Welcome Reception / Buffet

    Thursday 22 September
    09:30-13:00: Sessions on kinetics and motion modelling 13:00 lunch
    14:00-17:30: Sessions on MR and PET reconstruction and motion

    Friday 23 September
    09:30-13:00: Sessions joint PET/MR reconstruction and kinetics
    13:00: Lunch
    14:00-15:30: Session on clinical applications/ issues


    There are a limited number of free places at the symposium, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please visit the Registration Page to secure a place at this event.