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Megastars of Molecular Imaging – free online seminar series

November 9, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - November 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

Megastars of Molecular Imaging

This two-day seminar series brings together the brightest minds in molecular imaging to discuss their latest research. Each talk will last 30 min with a full 15 min dedicated for Q&A, related both to their science and their career. So bring that question you’ve always wanted to ask!


Day 1 (9th November)

13:30 – Ferdia Gallagher (Cambridge University) ‘Clinical imaging of tumour metabolism 

14:15 – David Lewis (CRUK Beatson Institute) ‘Illuminating metabolic vulnerabilities in lung cancer 

15:00 – Federica Pisaneschi (MD Anderson Cancer Center) ‘Imaging ROS burst during myeloid cell activation with 4-[18F]fluoronaphthol ‘

15:45 – Break

16:00 – Adam Shuhendler (University of Ottawa) ‘Activity-based Sensing by CEST-MRI ‘

16:45 – Israt Alam (Stanford University) ‘A tale of two biomarkers: visualizing T cell activation with immunoPET ‘


Day 2 (10th November)

13:30 – Sarah Bohndiek (Cambridge University) ‘Shedding light on the tumour vasculature ‘

14:15 – Gilbert Fruhwirth (King’s College London) ‘How non-invasive in vivo cell tracking supports the development of advanced immunotherapeutics ‘

15:00 – André Neves (Cambridge University) ‘Molecular imaging of aberrant glycosylation in cancer ‘

15:45 – Break

16:00 – John Ronald (Robarts Research Institute) ‘Reporter genes and genome editing for MRI cell tracking: Maybe MRI doesn’t suck? ‘

16:45 – Michelle James (Stanford University) ‘Shedding light on the immune system to improve detection and treatment of brain diseases using PET’