New PET Biomarker Could Better Predict Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

In April JNM: Researchers have discovered a way to better predict progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Microglial activation levels are the key. Read more.

SNMMI is Coming to Southern California!

Attend the SNMMI 2019 Annual Meeting—the premier educational, scientific, research, and networking event in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging! This year's meeting will take place June 22-25 in sunny Anaheim, California. Learn more and register today.

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The latest issue of the Value Initiative Newsletter recaps the significant progress made in 2018, and highlights upcoming initiatives for 2019. In addition, the issue features submissions from Value Initiative Industry Alliance Partners, providing a different and enlightening perspective on the future of the field. Download your copy.

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SNMMI NEWS

  • April 23, 2019 — Courtney Lawhn-Heath Awarded 2019 Henkin Fellowship
    SNMMI is pleased to announce that Courtney Lawhn-Heath, MD, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Robert E. Henkin Government Relations Fellowship. (Government Relations News)
  • April 8, 2019 — SNMMI and ACR Collaborate on Clinical Data Registry for Nuclear Medicine
    SNMMI and the American College of Radiology announce a new collaborative clinical data registry to support high-quality practice and patient care. The registry will allow collection and analysis of data on nuclear medicine procedures, supporting continuous improvement of patient care. (Press Releases)
  • April 5, 2019 — NRC Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes Spring Meeting Summary
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held its spring meeting of the Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on April 3rd and 4th. It addressed several topics of importance to SNMMI, including Part 35, training and experience requirements, and Germanium-68/Gallium-68 Generator Licensing Guidance. (Government Relations News)
  • April 4, 2019 — New PET Imaging Biomarker Could Better Predict Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease
    Researchers have discovered a way to better predict progression of Alzheimer’s disease. A study utilizing positron emission tomography to image microglial activation levels showed that these levels could predict current and future cognitive performance better than beta-amyloid levels. The research is published in the April issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Press Releases)
  • April 4, 2019 — SNMMI/ASNC Alert: Important Drug Safety Information for Rubidium 82 Generators
    Recently, there has been a report of high-level radiation exposure with use of incorrect eluent in Rubidium 82 Rb82 generators after a failure to follow the eluate testing protocol. ASNC and SNMMI members are reminded to use only additive-free, 0.9 % Sodium Chloride Injection, USP (normal saline) to elute the Rubidium 82 Rb82 generator. (Government Relations News)
  • April 1, 2019 — This Month in JNM
    The April 2019 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine is now available, including a discussion with Michael Phelps, a State of the Art column on precision cardio-oncology, a special contribution on tumor glucose metabolism, results of an international survey on clinical reporting of PET/CT examinations, and featured articles on a new PET biomarker for predicting progression of Alzheimer’s, a 12-year retrospective follow-up on PRRT for NETs, and substrate anti-cancer drug delivery (SNMMI News)
  • March 29, 2019 — First Total-Body PET/CT Studies Show Potential for Better, Faster, Lower-Dose Images
    The first human case studies from the first total-body PET/CT scanner show enhanced image quality, reduced scan time, a longer time window to perform the scan, reduced dose and total-body dynamic imaging, among other benefits and possibilities. The research is published in the March issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Press Releases)
  • March 18, 2019 — Ones to Watch – Early Career Professionals Making a Difference in 2019
    We are proud to present this selection of 30 rising stars in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. With help from the Committee on Councils and Centers and the SNMMI-TS Professional Development Task Force, SNMMI has identified these young professionals as “Ones to Watch” in 2019. The future looks bright! (SNMMI News)

CONTINUING EDUCATION

New! Nuclear Medicine Online Review Course

Take SNMMI’s new online nuclear medicine review course. Updated for 2019, and covering the most essential topics in nuclear medicine—you'll gain the level of expertise you need to ace your exam! AMA PRA Category 1 credits available. Learn More »


Virtual Meeting

Access synchronized slides, audio and embedded video from 100 of the most popular sessions from SNMMI’s 2018 Annual Meeting. Learn More »

2018 Virtual Meeting Specialty Packages
Packages include: Cardiovascular, General Clinical Specialties, Neurosciences, Oncology and Therapy, and Technologist

Radiation Safety+ Review and Essentials

The new Radiation Safety+ Review and Essentials program provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of radiation safety for nuclear medicine technologists preparing to take the NMTCB’s Radiation Safety Certification Examination. Learn More »

CT+ Review and Essentials

CT+ Review and Essentials provides you with the comprehensive didactic education you need to succeed, whether you're looking to build your general CT knowledge, or preparing to sit for the ARRT (CT) and/or NMTCB (CT) exam(s). Learn More »

Case Reviews

SNMMI/ACNM MRI Case Reviews: Abdominal SNMMI and ACNM have partnered to bring you the first-ever set of online MRI teaching modules as an introduction to interpreting MRI. Learn More »

Mid-Winter Meeting CT Case Reviews

This offering provides a comprehensive CT Case Review for nuclear medicine professionals. Review and interpret up to 100 CT studies. Learn More »

Annual Meeting CT/MRI Case Reviews
Recorded at the Annual Meeting, this online offering provides the opportunity to review and interpret 52 CT studies and 48 MRI case studies. Learn More »

Member Benefit! Complimentary Journal SAMs/Journal CE

Free Journal SAM/CE access is available exclusively for SNMMI Members. Take advantage of this great benefit and meet your certification requirements. Learn more »

PET Online Review Workshop for Technologists

The PET Online Review Workshop is designed to prepare technologists for the NMTCB's PET Exam. Learn More »

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EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION

The Education and Research Foundation (ERF) LogoERF secures, invests and distributes funding to support rigorously vetted physicians, scientists and technologists in the pursuit of advanced academic studies or breakthrough discoveries in the field. Learn More »

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