Contact

Prof. Dr. Jörg van den Hoff
Head PET / TU Dresden
Head Positron Emission Tomography
j.van_den_hoffAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2621, +49 351 4585068
Fax: 12621, 3661

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PK Course Program

PET Pharmacokinetic Course 2017 (preliminary)
Theme Time Topic
Tue, March 28th    
  19:00 Check-in and Come Together at venue hotel (Elbflorenz)
Wed, March 29th    
  8:15 Check-in
  8:45 Welcome / Introduction
Primer 1 9:00 Physics – Primer
9:00 Math – Primer
9:00 Pharmacology – Primer
Primer 2 10:00 Physics – Primer
10:00 Math – Primer
10:00 Pharmacology – Primer
11:00 Coffee + Software Installation
  11:30 Images, Image processing, ROIs, Partial Volume
Introduction 12:00 Data Types, Input Functions, Time Activity Curves, Cross-calibration
12:30 Lunch
  13:30 One-Tissue and Two-Tissue Compartment Models
Modeling Basics 14:00 Extraction and Blood Flow
14:30 Computer Exercise 1A,B,C: Exponentials Convolutions Extraction
15:00 Coffee
15:30 FDG and Glucose Metabolism
15:45 Computer Exercise 2: Models and Rate Constants
16:00 Parameter Estimation and Model Selection
16:30 Computer Exercise 3: Parameter Estimation
17:00 Questions/Discussion
  17:30 PGP Quantification
  18:00 Day 1 – Close
    Social Event/Dinner (TBA)
Thu, March 30th    
  9:00 Questions/Feedback
  9:30 In-Vitro/In-Vivo Receptor Binding
Receptors and Related Methods 10:30 Coffee
11:00 Receptor Kinetics
11:30 Linearizations (Patlak, Logan, others)
12:00 Guess the Model
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Reference Tissue Approaches
14:00 Computer Exercise 4: Reference tissue methods
14:30 Dopamine Receptor Imaging
15:00 Coffee
15:30 Irreversible Kinetics
16:00 Computer Exercise 5: Linear Methods
16:15 Steady State Methods
16:45 Computer Exercise 6: Bolus/Infusion
17:00 Receptor Kinetics – In Vivo Pharmacology
17:30 Day 2 – Close
    Social Event/Dinner (TBA)
Fri, March 31st    
  8:30 Breakout Session with Tutors
  9:30 Coffee
  10:00 Breakout Highlights
Applications 10:30 Amyloid Ligand Modeling
11:00 Oncology: Response monitoring and prediction
  11:30 Review: The Beautiful World (including data-driven methods)
  12:10 Review: The Real World
  12:30 Day 3 – Close

CONTACT

Questions? Please email Heike Dürichen <hduerichen@intercom.de> or Jörg van den Hoff <j.van_den_hoff@hzdr.de>