Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Symposium: “Infectious Disease Imaging: Current Status and Future Prospects”

March 2, 2020
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radiology/NIL Conference Room (Medical Campus, 4525 Scott Ave, East Bldg 2311)

“Infectious Disease Imaging: Current Status and Future Prospects”

This public symposium is hosted by the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, at the Washington University School of Medicine.

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For inquiries contact Rob Massa.

Monday, March 2
Public Symposium: East Imaging Building (4525 Scott Avenue), 2nd Floor Conf. Room 2311

8:00 – 8:30 Coffee, juice, pastries

Session 1 Moderator: Joel Garbow (WashU Radiology)

8:30 – 8:35       Welcome: Richard Wahl (WashU Radiology)

8:35 – 8:45       Kooresh Shoghi (WashU Radiology) – “Preclinical Imaging at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology”

8:45 – 9:20        Sanjay Jain (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) – “The Promise of Molecular Imaging for Infectious Diseases”

9:20 – 9:55        Gayatri Gowishanker (Stanford University School of Medicine) – “Imaging Bacterial Infection using Maltotriose-Based Probes”

9:55 – 10:30      David Wilson (University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine) – “Targeting Bacteria-Specific Metabolism Using 11C PET Radiotracers and Hyperpolarized 13C MRI”

10:30 – 10:45     Break (15 minutes)

Session 2 Moderator: Robyn Klein (WashU Medicine)

10:45 – 11:20     Dima Hammoud (NIH Center for Infectious Disease Imaging) – “Molecular Imaging: Focus on HIV and Fungal Infections”

11:20 – 11:55     Alvaro Ordonez (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) – “Seeing Beyond the Surface: How Imaging Can Help Optimize Antibiotic Treatments”

11:55 – 12:30     Mark Pagel (MD Anderson Cancer Center) – “Imaging the Extracellular Microenvironment”