HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Advances in personalized medicine on agenda for 54th Society of Nucelar Medicine Annual Meeting

RESTON, Va. -- The potential of molecular imaging and therapy and the power of nuclear medicineand their impact on patient carewill be explored as more than 4,000 doctors, technologists, scientists and pharmacists from around the world attend SNMs 54th Annual Meeting June 26 in Washington, D.C. SNMan international, multidisciplinary society of more than 16,000 molecular imaging and nuclear medicine professionals in 78 countriesannually showcases research that promises to revolutionize health care.

"SNM has embarked on a mission to improve health care by advancing molecular imaging and therapy, and our program features an increased presence of related research," said SNM President Martin P. Sandler. "Molecular imagingthe use of state-of-the-art imaging technologies (such as PET, SPECT, MRI and others) to "photograph" biological targets or pathways in the bodyand its therapy value will be at the forefront of personalized medicine, eventually providing patient-specific information that allows tailored treatment of disease," he added.

"Nearly 2,000 scientific and technologist studies will be presented during this meeting, offering a look at molecular imaging and nuclear medicine research leading to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening cancer, heart disease and brain disorders," said Scientific Program Committee Chair Frederic H. Fahey. "A new feature this year is the InfoSNM program, which will allow attendees to participate in interactive computer presentations and educational offerings on the novel applications of computers and information science in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine," explained Fahey. Also new will be the Molecular Imaging Gateway, an area devoted specifically to this exciting field sponsored by the societys Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence.

"As molecular imaging becomes a significant force in clinical practice, SNM Technologist Section members will assume an expanded role in med
'"/>

Contact: Maryann Verrillo
mverrillo@snm.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine
29-Mar-2007


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery
2. Advances in Forest Threat Assessment: Applications to Forest and Rangeland Management
3. Advances in the characterisation of the oyster mushroom genes
4. ChemGenex reports successful personalized dosing of Quinamed at ASCO
5. Faster, low cost sequencing technologies needed to drive era of personalized medicine
6. Physicians face significant new liability risks with advent of personalized medicine era
7. Encouraging results from validation study of trial of personalized treatment in breast cancer
8. Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
9. New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
10. Discoverer of Sly Syndrome finds way of delivering medicine to fight rare genetic disorder
11. Nanotechnology, medicine and bioethics

Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/16/2014)... Sometimes known as Kennedy,s disease, spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy ... progressive muscle weakness and atrophy. Researchers have long considered it ... the cells in the spinal cord and brainstem that control ... the April 16, 2014 online issue of Neuron , ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... store memories improves during childhood, associated with structural changes ... parietal cortices. New research from UC Davis is exploring ... Eventually, that could give insights into disorders that typically ... affect memory, such as schizophrenia and depression. , Located ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Ohio (April 16, 2014)A new study from the Women,s ... D levels and menopause symptoms. The study was published ... The North American Menopause Society., The authors analyzed the ... a number of menopause symptoms, including hot flashes, night ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Mutant protein in muscle linked to neuromuscular disorder 2How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops 2Low Vitamin D may not be a culprit in menopause symptoms 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Two champions of science, technology, engineering, and ... annual competition for middle and high school students designed ... study. The competition presents students with real-world problems experienced ... Mathematics, and Sciences is a program administered by ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Freeslate, Inc ., the leading provider of ... one of India’s top five pharmaceutical companies, has received ... for high throughput solid form screening. , Lupin, ... range of quality, affordable generic and branded formulations and ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services have ... at 2pm EST (11am PST), “Natural Language Processing: Converting ... how technology can turn raw, heterogeneous data into actionable ... The online webinar will last approximately one hour. , ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 EquitiesIQ, a ... Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging biomedical company ... the wound care market. , Free report download: ... with a seasoned management team and Board, which launched ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3
Cached News: