PET/MRI Workshop

October 26-28, 2019 | New York, NY

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New! Call for Abstracts

SNMMI invites radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians, scientists, physicists, pre- and post-doctoral students, and technologists to submit an original abstract that reflects their research and academic efforts specific to PET/MRI. Submit an abstract.

About the Workshop

This joint workshop, presented by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's (SNMMI) PET Center of Excellence  will focus on both the technical aspects of PET/MRI as well as the clinical utility of PET/MRI. The workshop will feature a mixture of invited scientific presentations, proffered papers, a poster session, small group discussion, and a keynote lecture. A young investigator award will be presented to students and early stage post-doctoral or physicians that will be selected from the oral paper presentations.

Educational Objectives:

  • Explain why attenuation correction is a challenge in PET/MRI and the various approaches being developed to solve this problem
  • Explain how MR can be used to aid in PET motion correction
  • Discuss prior and ongoing efforts to quantify the arterial input function from PET/MR images
  • Discuss how PET/MRI is currently used clinically and the near-term clinical applications.