Courses of Interest

Below are courses that we feel our conference attendees might find useful.

 

 

 

 

Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Technology and Application 

Dates:        Wednesday 24 April  to Friday 26 April 2019

Venue:      Kings College London – Guy’s Campus(London Bridge), SE1 9RT

Fees:          £780 corporate, £680 non corporate, £325 student candidates

For more information and to apply please visit:

https://tinyurl.com/kingsPET2019

Please note there is an early bird discount of £100 for corporate/non corporate attendees and £50 early bird discount for students.

What does the course cover?

  • How PET radioisotopes are produced
  • The chemistry of labelling compounds with shortlived positron-emitting radionuclides
  • The design of PET tracers: impact on interpretation of scanning data (eg position of labelling, metabolism and sterochemistry)
  • PET instrumentation: how does a PET scanner or a cyclotron work?
  • How PET data is analysed (kinetic modelling, image analysis)
  • How PET is used as a tool in basic biomedical research, pre-clinical studies, probing in vivo biological processes/mechanisms, drug development and discovery, diagnosis and treatment of disease

Click here to see what some of the students said about the last course.