Radiology CME

Small Animal Imaging Workshop at Stanford
Clark Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
November 5-8, 2008

Stanford Quad


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

ART (Advanced Research Technologies - Caliper - Carestream Molecular Imaging - CRI, Inc. - GE Healthcare - Leica Microsystems, Inc. - LI-COR Bioscience - Olympus America, Inc. - Philips Medical Systems - Resonance Research, Inc. - Siemens Medical Solutions - Summit Anesthesia Solutions - VisEn Medical, Inc. - VisualSonics

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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 5, 2008 — 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 / Stanford University
8:40-8:50 - Overview of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD / Stanford University

Section II. Small Animal Imaging Instrumentation and Applications
RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING
8:50-9:10 - Radionuclide Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief Overview
Craig Levin, PhD / Stanford University
9:10-9:35 - Siemens Imaging Technology for Preclinical Research
Patrick Phelps / Siemens Preclinical Solutions
9:35-10:00 - Advanced Radionuclide Technology: CZT based SPECT and APD based PET imaging
Dr. Koji Iwata / GE Healthcare
10:00-10:20 - Coffee Break
10:20-10:45 - Hybrid Radionuclide Imaging with MRI
Dr. Douglas Wagenaar / Gamma Medica-Ideas
10:45-11:10 - TBA
Speaker TBA / Philips Medical

ULTRASOUND IMAGING
11:10-11:30 -  Ultrasound Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief Overview 
Kim Butts Pauly, PhD / Stanford University
11:30-11:55 - The VevoŽ Family of Micro-Imaging Products
Dave Bates, MSc / Visual Sonics

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
1:00-1:20 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics & Instrumentation: Brief Overview
Laura Pisani, PhD / Stanford University
1:20-1:45 -  Recent Developments in High-Gradient Strength MRI of Mice
Piotr M. Starewicz, PhD / Resonance Research, Inc.

OPTICAL IMAGING
1:45-2:05 - Optical Imaging Physics and Instrumentation: Brief Overview
Dr. Bradley Rice / Caliper
2:05-2:30 - IVIS Spectrum
Speaker TBA / Caliper
2:30-2:55 - The Maestro of Spectral Imaging in Vivo
James R. Mansfield / CRI
2:55-3:20 - eXplore Optix
Speaker TBA / ART
3:20-3:40 - Coffee Break
3:40-4:05 - Quantitative Tomography in Small Animal Imaging Research
Tarif Awad, PhD / VisEn Medical
4:05-4:25 - A Multimodal Approach to Non-Invasive Imaging of Disease Models and Biological Systems in Living Mice
W. Matthew Leevy, PhD / Carestream Healthcare
4:25-4:45 - TBA
D. Michael Olive, PhD / LI-COR

X-RAY CT
4:45-5:10 - X-ray Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation: Brief Overview 
Rebecca Fahrig, PhD / Stanford University
5:10-5:35 - Advanced Small Animal Computed Tomography Imaging
Dr. Michael Walters / GE Healthcare

5:35 pm Day 1 Ends

Thursday, November 6, 2008 — 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 - Imaging Glycans in Living Systems
Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD / UC Berkeley
9:00-9:30 - Tracking Muscle Stem Cells by Bioluminescent Imaging
Helen M. Blau, PhD / Stanford University
9:30-10:00 - Biomedical Imaging in Drug Discovery and Development
Joan M. Greve, PhD / Genentech Inc.
10:00-10:30 - Visualizing Immune Cells in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Dennis Leveson-Gower, PhD / Stanford University
10:30-10:50 - Coffee Break
10:50-11:20 - Non-invasive Optical Imaging of Protease Activity Using Small Molecule Activity Based Probes
Matthew Bogyo, PhD / Stanford University
11:20-11:50 - Protein Scaffolds Based Approach for Molecular Probe Discovery
Zhen Cheng, PhD / Stanford University
11:50 am-12:20 pm Potential of Molecular Imaging with Ultrasound
Juergen K. Willmann, MD / Stanford University

12:20-1:20 pm Lunch

1:20-1:50 - A Random and a Rational Approach to Targeted Molecular Imaging
Julie L. Sutcliffe, PhD / UC Davis
1:50-2:20 - Imaging Stromal Cell Dynamics in Tumor Microenvironments by Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy
Mikala Egeblad, PhD / UC San Francisco
2:20-2:50 - Imaging Tumor Vasculature in Skin and Pancreatic Models
Peter Olson, PhD / UC San Francisco
2:50-3:10 - Coffee Break
3:10-3:40 - Super-High (Submicron) Resolution Molecular Imaging and Coregistration.
Alexander D. Borowsky, PhD / UC Davis
3:40-4:10 - Real-Time Metabolic Imaging of the Rat using Hyperpolarized 13C- Labeled Pyruvate
Daniel Spielman, PhD / Stanford University

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 / Stanford University
4:40-5:05 - Rodent Imaging: Care and Anesthesia
Steve Felt, DVM, MPH, DACLAM, DACVPM
5:05-5:35 - Anesthesia—It’s a Gas!
Jim Houts / Summit Anesthesia Solutions

5:35 pm Day 2 Ends

Friday, November 7, 2008 — 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 4

Saturday, November 8, 2008 — 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 pm Course Adjourns


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Faculty

Course Director:

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

Faculty:

Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley

Helen M. Blau, PhD
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology- Baxter Laboratory
Stanford University School of Medicine

Matthew Bogyo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Assistant Professor (By courtesy), Chemical and Systems Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Alexander D. Borowsky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of California, Davis

Zhen Cheng, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Timothy Doyle, PhD
Scientific Director
Imaging Facility, MIPS
Stanford University School of Medicine

Mikala Egeblad, PhD
Assistant Research Anatomist
University of California, San Francisco

Rebecca Fahrig, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Steve Felt, DVM, MPH, DACLAM, DACVPM
Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

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

Dennis Leveson-Gower, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow under Dr. Robert Negrin
Stanford University School of Medicine

Peter Olson, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Kim Butts Pauly, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)
Stanford University School of Medicine

Laura Pisani, PhD
MRI Physicist/Instrumentation Specialist
Imaging Facility, MIPS
Stanford University School of Medicine

Daniel M. Spielman, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Julie L. Sutcliffe, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director, Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Facility, CMGI
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Davis

Juergen K. Willmann, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine



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. The shuttle will leave the Sheraton at 7:50 am each morning and will pick up attendees at the Clark Center each afternoon approx. 10 minutes after the conclusion of the day's lectures.

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 buy 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 20th, 2008 (early-bird rate extended by two weeks!)

After October 20th, 2008

Student Discounts
There will be a limited number of reduced student registration slots. These will be granted on a first come, first served basis until the slots are filled. 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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