Radiology CME

Small Animal Imaging Workshop at Stanford
Clark Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
November 7-10, 2007


Stanford Quad

The Department of Radiology Gratefully Acknowledges Support from the Following Companies:

Bioscan - Caliper - Carestream Molecular Imaging - CRI - Gamma Medica - Ideas, Inc. - GE Healthcare - Olympus America - Philips Medical Systems - Siemens Medical Solutions - Summit Anesthesia - Varian, Inc. -
VisEn Medical, Inc. - VisualSonics

Objectives | Accreditation | Program | Faculty | Accommodations | Travel | Activities | Registration


Course Objectives

Learn how researchers use small animal imaging systems to study disease non-invasively and aid in the discovery, development, and monitoring of novel treatments.

Participate in in vivo small animal imaging demonstrations using the latest modalities installed at Stanford’s Clark Center Small Animal Imaging Facility.

Key Topics:

Imaging Systems Covered in Lectures and Demonstrations:


Accreditation

NO CME offered.


Program

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 — Clark Center Auditorium, Stanford, CA

8:00-8:30 am Breakfast/Registration/Equipment Demonstration Sign-up/Vendor Check-in

Section I. Introduction
8:30-8:40 - Introduction to the Small Animal Imaging Workshop at Stanford
Craig Levin, PhD
8:40-8:50 - Overview of Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD

Section II. Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation and Applications
OPTICAL IMAGING
8:50-9:10 - Optical Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief overview
Craig Levin, PhD
9:10-9:35 - IVIS Spectrum: Advanced Small Animal Imaging of Fluorescent and Bioluminescent Probes
Brad Rice / Caliper
9:35-10:00 - The Maestro Imaging System: Advances in Multispectral Instrumentation & Software for Imaging Small Animals
James R. Mansfield / CRI
10:00-10:20 - Coffee Break
10:20-10:45 - eXplore Optix Time Domain Fluorescence Imaging
Patricia Bresnahan, PhD / GE Healthcare/ART
10:45-11:10 - VisEn Jeff Peterson, PhD
11:10-11:35 -   Advances in Small Animal Imaging
William McLaughlin / Carestream Molecular Imaging (formerly) Kodak Molecular Imaging Systems

X-RAY CT
11:35-11:55 - X-ray Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation: Brief overview
Rebecca Fahrig, PhD
11:55-12:20 pm - CT Applications in Small-Animal Imaging
Paul Picot, PhD / GE Healthcare

12:20-1:20 pm Lunch

RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING
1:20-1:40 - Radionuclide Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief overview
Craig Levin, PhD
1:40-2:05 -   Multi-Modality preclinical Imaging
Michael Paulus / Siemens
2:05-2:30 - TBD
Speaker TBD / GE Healthcare
2:30-2:55 - Multi-Modality Imaging Instrumentation
David Lapointe / Gamma Medica Ideas
2:55-3:20 - Innovative solutions for Preclinical Imaging & translational Research from Philips
Raffi Kayayan / Philips
3:20-3:40 - Coffee Break

ULTRASOUND IMAGING

3:40-4:00 - Ultrasound Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief Overview
Kim Butts Pauly, PhD
4:00-4:25 - Molecular Targeting of Biomarkers and Applications Using Micro-Ultrasound
Catherine Theodoropoulos / Visual Sonics 

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
4:25- 4:45 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics & Instrumentation: Brief Overview
Michael Moseley, PhD
4:45-5:05 - MRI for Small Animal Imaging
Alan Rath, PhD / Varian, Inc., NMR and MRI Systems
5:05 pm Day 1 Ends

Thursday, November 8, 2007 — Clark Center Auditorium, Stanford, CA

Section III. Small Animal Imaging Probes, Targets, Assays, and Applications

8:00-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30-9:00 - New Strategies for Imaging Small Animals Using Raman Spectroscopy
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD
9:00-9:30 - Why Image a Mouse? What Molecular Imaging Can Teach Us about Biology
Christopher Contag, PhD
9:30-10:00 - Imaging of Embryonic Stem Cell Fate
Joseph Wu, MD, PhD
10:00-10:30 - Multi-Modality Imaging of Vascular Disease
Michael V. McConnell, PhD
10:30-10:50 - Coffee Break
10:50-11:20 - Multi-Modality Imaging of Angiogenesis
Xiaoyuan "Shawn" Chen, PhD
11:20-11:50 - The use of sc-VEGF as a radiotherapeutic agent
Francis Blankenberg, MD
11:50 am-12:20 pm Proteolytic Detection and Imaging of Cancer
Jianghong Rao, PhD

12:20-1:20 pm Lunch

1:20-1:50 - Image-Guided Conformal Radiotherapy of Mice Using a MicroCT Scanner
Edward Graves, PhD
1:50-2:20 - Imaging Cancer Regression Upon Oncogene Inactivation
Dean Felsher, MD, PhD
2:20-2:50 - Lymphocyte Trafficking in Alloimmune Responses
Robert Negrin, MD
2:50-3:10 - Coffee Break
3:10-3:40 - Musculoskeletal Molecular Imaging: No Bones About It
Sandip Biswal, MD
3:40-4:10 - MR of Small Animal CNS
Michael Moseley, PhD

Section IV. Practical Issues for Running a Small Animal Imaging Research Facility
4:10-4:40 - Running a Small Animal Imaging Facility
Timothy Doyle, PhD
4:40-5:10 - Imaging Small Animals: Care & Anesthesia
Sherril Green, PhD
5:10-5:30 - Anesthesia—It’s a Gas!
Jim Houts / Summit Anesthesia Solutions
5:30 pm Day 2 Ends

Friday, November 9, 2007 — Small Animal Imaging Facility, Clark Center, Stanford University

Section V. Small Animal Imaging System Demonstrations

Once you have registered and paid for the course we will email you a sign up form so you can indicate which instrumentation you would like to view.

Each participant may sign-up for six demonstrations.  There will also be an opportunity to tour the cyclotron/radiochemistry area in the Lucas building

8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30 am Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session 1
10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 pm In Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session 2
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-3:00 pm Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session 3
3:00-3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30-5:00 pm Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session

Saturday, November 10, 2007 — Small Animal Imaging Facility, Clark Center, Stanford University

Section V continued: Small Animal Imaging System Demonstrations
8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30 am Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session 5
10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 pm In Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation Demonstrations - Session 6
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch Optional


Objectives | Accreditation | Program | Faculty | Accommodations | Travel | Activities | Registration


Stanford Faculty

Sandip Biswal, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS)

Francis G. Blankenberg, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Xiaoyuan “Shawn” Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Christopher Contag, PhD
Co-Director, MIPS
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Radiology,
Microbiology & Immunology

Timothy Doyle, PhD
Scientific Director
Imaging Facility, MIPS

Rebecca Fahrig, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Dean W. Felsher, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and of Pathology

Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD
Director, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS)
Professor, Department of Radiology and Bioengineering
Division Chief, Nuclear Medicine

Edward Graves, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Sheril Green, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor of Small Animal
Comparative Medicine at the
Stanford University Medical Center

Craig Levin, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS

Michael Moseley, PhD
Professor of Radiology
(Diagnostic Radiology)

Michael V. McConnell, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
(Cardiovascular)
Molecular and Cellular Physiology
and Electrical Engineering

Robert Negrin, MD
Professor of Medicine

Kim Butts Pauly, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
(Diagnostic Radiology)

Jianghong Rao, PhD
Assistant Professor, MIPS

Joseph Wu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Radiology


Accommodations

The following hotel options have been approved for our conference participants, and are in close proximity to Stanford campus:

Sheraton Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94301
Phone: (650) 328-2800
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/paloalto

Westin Palo Alto
675 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94301
Phone: (650) 321-4422
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/paloalto

Creekside Inn
El Camino near Page Mill Road
3400 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Tel: 650-493-2411
http://www.creekside-inn.com



Travel


All lectures and demonstrations will be held at the James H. Clark Center:
318 Campus Drive
Stanford CA, 94305

To view a map of the Clark Center and surrounding area, please click here (The green dot on the map accurately points to the location of the Clark Center.)

Transportation to/from the Clark Center will be provided from the Palo Alto Sheraton Hotel each morning and afternoon. The Sheraton Hotel offers parking for visitors and hotel guests at the rate of $10/day. Two shuttles will provide pick-ups during these times:

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 (8:00am breakfast, 8:30 conference start time)
7:30 am - 8:30 am, 3 runs between the Sheraton and the Clark Center
5:10 pm - 5:40 pm, 2 runs between the Clark Center and the Sheraton

Thursday, November 8, 2007 (8:00am breakfast, 8:30 conference start time)
7:30 am - 8:30 am, 3 runs between the Sheraton and the Clark Center
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm, 2 runs between the Clark Center and the Sheraton

Friday, November 9, 2007 (8:30am breakfast, 9:00 conference start time)
8:00 am - 9:00 am, 3 runs between the Sheraton and the Clark Center
5:20 pm - 5:50 pm, 2 runs between the Clark Center and the Sheraton

Saturday, November 10, 2007 (8:30am breakfast, 9:00 conference start time)
8:00 am - 9:00 am, 3 runs between the Sheraton and the Clark Center
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, 3 runs between the Clark Center and the Sheraton

Visitor parking on campus is very limited so we encourage registrants to utilize our shuttle or walk to campus.

If you do intend to park on campus, you will need to first pick up a daily visitor parking permit at the Stanford Parking and Transportation Office. Please click here to visit their website and get more information.

For those visitors coming from out of town, please visit this link with helpful information on how to get to/from the airport and around town using public transportation: http://transportation.stanford.edu/alt_transportation/BayAreaTransit.shtml


Activities

Please visit the following websites for details about activities, restaurants and attractions at Stanford and in Palo Alto.

www.stanford.edu
www.paloaltoonline.com
www.sfvisitor.org


Tuition and Registration

Early Bird Tuition Postmarked by October 8, 2007

After October 8, 2007

There will be a limited number of "student" slots at reduced rate. Please contact our office for details.

Due to space limitations in the Small Animal Imaging Center, the imaging demonstration portion is limited to a maximum of 75 participants.

Note: Cancellations received in writing up to four weeks prior to the course will receive a refund minus a $75 handling fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after that time



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