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2011 Annual Meeting News, Announcements, Research

2011 Annual Meeting News, Announcements, Research

SNM's 58th Annual Meeting
June 4-8, San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Convention Center, Room 102B

Image of the Year
6/6/11 SNM 2011 Image of the Year: F-18-NaF PET/CT Evaluation of Cervical Spine Fixation Hardware

SNM News
5/31/11 San Antonio Proclaims "Nuclear and Molecular Imaging Week" During SNM's Annual Meeting
5/25/11 Media Advisory: Medical Imaging Group Hosts News Conference to Discuss Radiation Exposure, Improved Patient Care and New Research Breakthroughs
3/25/11 SNM Enhances Education Program for 2011 Annual Meeting

Scientific Research
All scientific research press releases are embargoed until Monday, June 6, at 11:30 a.m. CDT.
Cardiovasular
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Detects Ischemic Heart Disease in Diabetics
6/6/11 Near Infrared Fluorescence Lights Up Hidden Blood Clots
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Detects Signs of Genetic Heart Disease Before Symptoms Arise
View Cardiovasular Abstracts
General Clinical Specialties
6/6/11 Fewer Amputations in Diabetic Patients with Dual Isotope SPECT/CT
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Provides Fast and Effective Diagnosis for Patients with Fever of Unknown Origin
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Pinpoints Source of Chronic Back Pain
View General Clinical Specialties Abstracts
Instrumentation and Data Analysis
6/6/11 Greater Cancer Detection is Possible with 4D PET Image Reconstruction
6/6/11 Hybrid PET and MRI Imaging on the Horizon
6/6/11 Irregular Breathing Can Affect Accuracy of 4D PET/CT
View Instrumentation and Data Analysis Abstracts
Molecular Targeting Technologies – Radioactive and Nonradioactive Probes
6/6/11 Novel Imaging Agent Targets Breast Tumor Development
6/6/11 New Molecular Imaging Agent Targets Cornerstone of Cancerous Tumors
View Molecular Targeting Technologies – Radioactive and Nonradioactive Probes Abstracts
Neurology
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Shows Chronic Marijuana Smoking Affects Brain Chemistry
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease May Be Available in Hospitals Within One Year
6/6/11 Molecular Imaging Finds Link Between Obesity and Low Estrogen Levels
View Neurology Abstracts
Oncology – Basic
6/6/11 High Impact Radiopeptide Therapy Halts Neuroendocrine Cancer
6/6/11 New Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer
6/6/11 Cancer-Seeking "Smart Bombs" Target Kidney Cancer Cells
View Oncology – Basic Abstracts
Oncology – Clinical
6/6/11 Combined Imaging Agents Advance PET Imaging of Cancer
6/6/11 Gamma Imaging Provides Superior Tumor Detection for Dense Breasts
View Oncology – Clinical Abstracts
Technologist
6/6/11 PET Imaging Determines Malignancy in Potential Ovarian Cancer Cases
6/6/11 Oatmeal-Labeling Ideal for Molecular Imaging of Stomach Emptying
View Technologist Abstracts

Press Conference Materials
6/9/11 View Recording of the Press Conference
6/6/11 Press Conference Agenda (.pdf)
6/6/11 Speaker Biographies (.pdf)
6/6/11 Research Slides and Image of the Year (.pdf)
   
SNM/SNMTS Officers
6/2/11 SNM Elects George Segall, MD, as President during 2011 Annual Meeting
6/2/11 SNM Elects Frederic Fahey, DSc, as President-Elect during 2011 Annual Meeting
6/2/11 SNM Elects Gary L. Dillehay, MD, FACNM, FACR, as Vice President-Elect during 2011 Annual Meeting
6/2/11 SNM Announces Ann Marie Alessi, BS, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), as President of Technologist Section during 2011 Annual Meeting
6/2/11 SNM Announces Brenda J. King, CNMT, FSNMTS, as President-Elect of Technologist Section during 2011 Annual Meeting

Awards
7/25/11 SNM Technologist Section Announces Award Winners
7/25/11 SNM Honors Outstanding Contributors
6/5/11 Markus Schwaiger, MD, Receives SNM's 2011 Aebersold Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Nuclear Medicine Science
6/5/11 Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD, Receives SNM's 2011 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award