34th International Austrian Winter Symposium

Radionuclides in Molecular Imaging and Therapy takes place from January 22-25, 2020
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Scientific Programme

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

19:00 – 20:30 Opening Ceremony                                                                                     

Welcome Words
O. Israel – Congress Chair
M. Hacker – President OGNMB

The Zell Lecture – Medical Economics in Nuclear Medicine: Chances & Challenges
R. Zimmermann, Lalaye

20:30 – 22:00 Welcome Reception                                                                                  

Thursday, January 23, 2020

09:00 – 10:30 Session 1 – The Brain as Starter
Chairs: T. Traub-Weidinger, Vienna &  P. Meyer, Freiburg

The Clinical Need for Molecular Imaging in Neurology
T. Berger, Vienna

The Nuclear Medicine View on Parkinson Syndrome
P. Meyer, Freiburg

Nuclear Medicine in Differential Diagnosis of Dementia
P. Bartenstein, Munich

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break                                                                                                    

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2 – The Scientific Chair Session – The many faces of MSK hybrid imaging
Chairs: O. Israel, Haifa & M. Hacker, Vienna

O. Israel, Haifa

The bone in cancer: more than a nice picture
Z. Keidar, Haifa

Benign condition: a zebra or a horse?
P. A. Erba, Pisa

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break                                                                                                     

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3Alternative Views on Radionuclide Therapy                
Chairs: B. Gruy, Linz & H. Ahmadzadehfar, Bonn

Clinical Dosimetry and its Impact on Daily Practice – interactive session with TED
W. Jentzen, Essen
L. Freudenberg, Essen

Toxic SE of Radionuclide Therapy
H. Ahmadzadehfar, Bonn

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break                                                                                               

16:00 – 17:00 Session 4Free Papers a/o Posters                                                       
Chairs: M. Mitterhauser, Vienna & I. Virgolini, Innsbruck

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break                                                                                          

17:30 – 18:30 Session 5Fireside Conference – Future of Nuclear Medicine  
Moderator: T. Beyer, Vienna & A. Becherer, Feldkirch
M. Gotthardt, Nimegen
S. Mirzaei, Vienna
P. Bartenstein, Munich
A. Leisser, Vienna
W. Schima, Vienna


FRIDAY, January 24, 2020

09:00 – 10:30 Session 6 – Nuclear Medicine in Breast Cancer Imaging
Chairs: C. Uprimny, Innsbruck & C. Xavier, Brussels

Imaging modalities in breast cancer: What do guidelines recommend?
D. Egle, Innsbruck

The role of [18F]FDG-PET/CT in the diagnostic work-up of breast cancer patient
C. Uprimny, Innsbruck

Comparison of [18F]FDG-PET, [18F]NaF-PET and conventional bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of bone metastases in breast cancer
M. Beheshti, Aachen

Molecular imaging of breast cancer, PET-tracers beyond [18F]FDG and [18F]NaF
M. Keyaerts, Brussels

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break                                                                                              

11:00 – 11:30 Session 7 – Distinguished Pioneer Lecture
Chairs: T. Beyer, Vienna & C. Decristoforo, Innsbruck

Beyond PET/MR: Multiparametric data Integration in Preclinical and Translational Research
B. Pichler, Tuebingen

11:30 – 12:30 Session 8Radiopharmaceutical aspects in the development of radio-immuno-targeting
Chairs: T. Beyer, Vienna & C. Decristoforo, Innsbruck

Radionuclide imaging of PD-L1 expression: from radiochemistry to clinical application
S. Heskamp, Nijmegen

Radiolabeled anti-HER2 nanobody: a theranostic tool
C. Xavier, Brussels

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break                                                                                                    

14:00 – 15:30 Session 9A Pick of Rocket Science in Nuclear Medicine
Chairs: A. Haug, Vienna & S. Heskamp, Nijmegen

Deep Learning
L. Papp, Vienna

Beta Cell Imaging & Bimodal Tracers
M. Gotthardt, Nijmegen

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break                                                                                                

16:00 – 17:00  Session 10Guided Poster Walk                                                           
Chairs: E. Guggenberg, Innsbruck & M. Beheshti, Aachen 

17:00 – 18:30  OGNMB General Assembly                                                                      


SATURDAY, January 25, 2020

09:00 – 10:30 Session 11 – Medullary Thyoid Cancer- an Update
(Joint Session OGNMB & OSDG)
Chairs: S. Mirzaei, Vienna & R. Prommegger, Innsbruck

Pathological feature of MTC
O. Koperek, Vienna

Surgery of MTC
C. Scheuba, Vienna

Peptide-based targeting strategies for diagnosis and therapy of MTC
E. Guggenberg, Innsbruck

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break                                                                                                 

11:00 – 12:30 Session 12 – Evergreen Nuclear Cardiology
Chairs: W. Schaefer, Moenchengladbach & M. Hacker, Vienna

Quantification of perfusion and function from MPS – state of the art 2020
W. Schaefer, Moenchengladbach

Imaging Infectious Endocarditis and CIED infections: where we stand
P.A. Erba, Pisa

New opportunities in cardiac amyloidosis imaging and therapy: Role of Nuclear Medicine
R. Slart, Groningen

12:30 – 13:00 Closing
A. Becherer – Congress Chair OGNMB
M. Hacker – President OGNMB

13:00 – 14:00  Farewell