Agenda

SUNDAY, MAY 14
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 4:30pmRegistration
 5:00pmWelcome (*Refreshments provided)
 5:20pmFacility Talks
 8:00pm Plenary Session: Role of Quantitative Preclinical Imaging to Enhance Precision Health and Medicine
Bernd Pichler, University of Tubingen
 9:00pmBanjos, Bluegrass and a Tasting Tour of the Bourbon Trail

  


MONDAY, MAY 15
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8:00am Plenary Session:  "Barriers" Associated with Preclinical Imaging... Biosafety in the Imaging Lab
Sanjay Jain, Johns Hopkins Children's Center
9:00amDiscussion Group:  Shared Instruments for Small Animal Imaging: The ORIP/NIH View
Malgorzata Klosek, National Institutes of Health

10:00-10:30am       BREAK

10:30am Plenary Session:  Multi-Modal, Multi-Resolution Translational Imaging in Drug Discovery and Development
Jack Hoppin, inviCRO

11:30am-1:30pm    LUNCH & VANDERBILT FACILITY TOURS

1:30pm Discussion Group:  VUMC Core Facilities: Operation and Oversight of Shared Resources
Susan Meyn, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2:30pmPlenary Session:  Automation in Radiopharmaceutical Facilities
Michael Nickels, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

3:30-4:00pm       BREAK

4:00pm Discussion Group:  An Industry Perspective on Trends in the Translation of Molecular Medicine
Patrick Phelps, Sofie Biosciences

5:00-6:30pm    INNOVATIONS IN INDUSTRY POSTER SESSION & RECEPTION

7:00-10:00pm    GALA EVENT AT ROBERT'S WESTERN WORLD (416B Broadway Ave)
NOTE: Shuttles will be available to take you to Robert's Western World at 6:45pm and 7:15pm. Return shuttles will provide transportation to the Holiday Inn Nashville Vanderbilt starting at 8:30pm, with the last shuttle leaving from Robert's Western World at 10:00pm.

 

 

TUESDAY, MAY 16
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8:00am Plenary Session:  Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Mingfeng Bai, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
9:00amPlenary Session:  Current and Future Role of X-Ray/CT in Preclinical Imaging
Cristian Badea, Duke University

10:00-10:30am       BREAK

10:30am Plenary Session:  The Noninvasive Imaging of Tissue Injury - Technological Development and Potential Utilities
Ming Zhao, Northwestern University

11:30am-1:30pm    LUNCH & POSTER SESSION

1:30pm Plenary Session:  Preclinical Imaging Modalities Using Sound and Light
Richard Bouchard, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2:30pmClosing Remarks

 

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