MEDICIS-Promed Final Conference

from Monday, April 29, 2019 (5:00 PM) to Saturday, May 4, 2019 (1:00 PM)
Erice (Ettore Majorana Foundation)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 29, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
May 1, 2019
May 2, 2019
May 3, 2019
May 4, 2019
9:00 AM Introduction - Prof. John Olivier Prior Dr Thierry Stora (CERN)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM
Lessons learned from recent targeted radiotherapy treatments - Thierry Stora (CERN) John Olivier Prior (until 12:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM Small molecule inhibitors for tumor imaging and therapy - Prof. Uwe Haberkorn (University of Heidelberg)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM Augmented and individualized radionuclide treatment (advances in PRRT / PRLT with a clinical focus on PSMA targeted radioligand therapy) - Prof. Samer Ezziddin (Saarland University Hospital, Homburg)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:00 AM Role of THIK-1 in glioblastoma multiforme progression - Mrs Ioanna Prionisti (Unige, HUG)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:20 AM High resolution preclinical and humanTotal body molecular imaging as companion tools for theranostics - Stefaan Vandenberghe (Ghent university, Belgium)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:40 AM Determination of precision nuclear decay data for the decay of 153Gd - Robert Shearman (National Physical Laboratory)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM
Ovarian cancer (PARTII) -Prof. Clemens Decristoforo (Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck) Prof. Samer Ezziddin (Saarland University Hospital, Homburg) (until 11:35 AM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM Preclinical development of folate receptor-targeted radiopharmaceuticals for ovarian cancer - Ms Francesca Borgna (1Center for Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM Preclinical development with Nanobodies with a focus on ovarian cancer - Prof. Vicky Caveliers (UZ Brussel - VUB)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:00 AM Quantified nuclear medicine imaging of theranostic 155Tb - Dr Jill L. Wevrett (The National Physical Laboratory, Royal Surrey County Hospital) Karl Johnston (CERN) Mr Andrew Fenwick (The National Physical Laboratory) Dr Christopher Oldfield (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, The University of Manchester) Ben Pietras (University of Manchester) Ms Sophia Pells (University of Manchester (GB), National Physical Laboratory (GB)) Simon Thomas Stegemann (KU Leuven) Thomas Elias Cocolios (KU Leuven - IKS) Ms Emma Page (The University of Manchester, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) Mr Ben Webster (The National Physical Laboratory, University of Surrey) Dr John Keightley (The National Physical Laboratory) Ulli Koester (Institut Laue-Langevin (FR)) Juliana Schell (Institut Fur Materialwissenschaft Universität Duisburg-Essen (D) Dr Peter Ivanov (The National Physical Laboratory) Ms Kelley Ferreira ( Dr Ana Denis-Bacelar (The National Physical Laboratory) Mr Emlyn Price (The University of Manchester, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) Dr Ben Russell (The National Physical Laboratory) Mr Kristof Dockx (KU Leuven (BE)) Dr Jill Tipping (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) Dr Nick Calvert (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust,) Dr Sean Collins (The National Physical Laboratory) Dr Kerttuli Helariutta (University of Helsinki) Dr David Hamilton (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) Ellen Helen Ulrika Jakobsson (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:20 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:35 AM A Novel Fluorescent Fatty Acid Probe for Non-invasive Imaging of Tumors in Living Animals - Dr Grigory Karateev (EPFL)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:55 AM Ba-131 derived Cs-131 in evaluation of the radiobiological effects of internalized Auger-electron emitters. - Nina Pil Fredericia (Hevesy Laboratory, DTU-Nutech, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:15 AM A novel dual-imaging probe for the detection of progressive ovarian cancer - Ms Alexandra Litvinenko (UNIGE) Ms Andrea Grotzky (UNIGE)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:35 AM
Radioisotope beams in hadron therapy - Claus Schmitzer (MedAustron) (until 12:15 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:35 AM Simultaneous cancer treatment and online imaging with radioactive ion beams at FAIR - Prof. Marco Durante (1GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Biophysics Department, Darmstadt, Germany)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM
Radioisotope beams in hadron therapy - Philippe Lambin (Maastricht University) Marco Giuseppe Pullia (Fondazione CNAO (IT)) (until 12:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM Use of radioactive ions in therapy - Dr Atsushi Kitagawa (National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology )   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM Beams of the “lightest radionuclide useful for hadron therapy”: neutron beams for BNCT - Dr Ulli Köster (Institut Laue Langevin)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:50 AM Technical Design Report for a Carbon-11 Treatment Facility - Liviu Penescu (Abstract Landscapes)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:10 AM First step for PET aided hadrontherapy. - Mr KyungDon Choi (CNAO)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM Production of intense mass separated $^{11}$C beams for PET-aided hadron therapy - Simon Thomas Stegemann (KU Leuven)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:20 AM Charge breeding investigations for a future 11C treatment facility - Ms Johanna Pitters (Institute for Isotope Research, University of Vienna.)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM
Accelerator techniques for medical isotope production - Klaus Wendt (Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz (DE)) Alexander Gottberg (TRIUMF (CA)) (until 12:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM IBA accelerators for medical radio-isotope production - Dr Jarno Van de Walle (Ion Beam Applications)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM The MEDICIS facility – first operation year, current and future plans - Joao Pedro Ramos (KU Leuven (BE))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:50 AM The ISOLPHARM project at LNL: Production method of high specific activity radionuclides as radiopharmaceutical precursors - Dr Alberto Andrighetto (INFN Laboratori di Legnaro)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:10 AM Time-of-Flight study of molecular beams extracted from the ISOLDE RFQ cooler and buncher - Annie Ringvall Moberg (Gothenburg University (SE))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:30 AM Highly enriched target material for the production of radiopharmaceutical isotopes: the use of electromagnetic separation - Charles-Olivier Bacri (CNRS)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:50 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:20 AM Comparison of adequate LINAC acceleration techniques for e- and light ions - Ulrich Ratzinger (Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
11:50 AM Characterization and optimization of a versatile laser and electron-impact ion source for radioactive ion beam production at ISOLDE and MEDICIS - Yisel Martinez Palenzuela   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
12:10 PM Production of actinium-225 at JRC Karlsruhe - Dr Alban Kellerbauer (European Commission, Joint Research Center (JRC))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM
Devices and Engineering for Radioisotopes Handling - Keith Kershaw (CERN) (until 10:50 AM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:00 AM The Unites Stated Department of Energy Continues to Play a Key Role in Isotope Production by Making Significant Upgrades to its Facilities and Expanding its Collaborations - Ms Cathy Cutler (BNL,Collider Accelerator Department)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:30 AM TARGETS DEVELOPMENT AT CERN: MEDICIS LARGE CONTAINER - Mr Vasileios Samothrakis (Ministere des affaires etrangeres et europeennes (FR))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
9:50 AM Production of Classical and Theranostics Radionuclides - Moazam Mehmood Khan (Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PK))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:10 AM γ-MRI: new imaging technology with hyperpolarised radiotracers - Lina Pallada (CERN)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:30 AM Oxidation of uranium carbide targets at ISOLDE and radiochemistry infrastructures for the production of medical isotopes at MEDICIS - Mr Nhat-Tan Vuong (CERN, EPFL)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
10:50 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:20 AM
MEDICIS-Promed Award/Graduation - Thierry Stora (CERN) Thomas Elias Cocolios (KU Leuven - IKS) (until 1:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:00 PM
Registration (until 7:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
7:00 PM
Lecture on « Molecular imaging and immunotherapy in patients with cancer » -Prof. Elisabeth de VRIES (BNL, Groningen, NL) (until 7:45 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
8:00 PM --- Dinner ---
10:00 PM
Welcome Reception (until 11:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
12:00 PM --- LUNCH ---
1:30 PM
Ovarian cancer (PART I) -Prof. Uwe Haberkorn (University of Heidelberg) Prof. Clemens Decristoforo (Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck) (until 4:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
1:30 PM Ovarian cancer: Diagnosis and Systemic Treatment - Dr Anita Wolfer (CHUV, Lausanne)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:00 PM Targeting ovarian cancer with anti-MISR2 radiolabelled antibodies - Dr Emmanuel Deshayes (INSERM, U1194, IRCM, Montpellier, France)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:30 PM Comparison between microPET-based and biodistribution-based dosimetry of a 152Tb-labelled antibody in tumour-bearing mice - Dr Francesco Cicone   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:50 PM Towards the labelling of heat-sensitive biomolecules with terbium radionuclides: Chelation studies of DOTA-NHS with natural Tb and 161Tb - Irwin Cassells (KU Leuven Association)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
3:10 PM --- Coffee break ---
3:40 PM Development of 213Bi-labelled somatostatin analogues: Finding the optimal match between radiometal and chelator - Mr Stephen Ahenkorah (SCK•CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Institute for Health, Environment and Safety, Radiochemistry Unit, Mol, Belgium; SCK•CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Institute for Health, Environment and Safety, Radiobiology Unit, Mol, Belgium; Radiopharmaceutical Research, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:00 PM Clickable Radioimmunoconjugates: Theranostic Agents for TEM1 Pre-Targeting - Ms Alice D'Onofrio (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:30 PM
Kick-off Meeting: European Network of Facilities for medical isotopes by mass separation - Thierry Stora (CERN) Paul Rene Michel Lecoq (until 7:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:30 PM Welcome - Thierry Stora (CERN)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:35 PM Presentation from the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) - Prof. Clemens Decristoforo (University of Innsbruk)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:55 PM Presentation from the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) - Mr Mumun Gencoglu (Ifpma)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:15 PM Presentation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). - Prof. Amirrezza Jalilian (IAEA)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:35 PM INFRA-2-2020 call: Proposal preparation - Thierry Stora (CERN) Kirsten Leufgen (SCIPROM)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:55 PM Other Contributions   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
12:30 PM --- LUNCH ---
2:30 PM --- Excursion to Segesta Temple and Marsala salt pans ---
6:00 PM --- Apero-Dinner at Mamma Caura ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
1:30 PM
Methods for production of novel radioisotopes for theranostics - CATHY CUTLER (Brookhaven National Laboratory) Ulli Koester (Institut Laue-Langevin (FR)) (until 5:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
1:30 PM How versatile a cyclotron is for isotope production - Prof. Ferid Haddad (GIP Arronax)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:00 PM Isotope Harvesting at FRIB - Prof. Gregory Severin (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:30 PM Use of electrodeposition for the production of Tb-149 - Thomas Sounalet (cnrs)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:50 PM Target concepts for the ISOLPHARM project - Michele Ballan (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
3:10 PM Extraction chromatography method for the separation of 155Tb from radionuclide impurities for primary standardisation, nuclear data measurements and SPECT imaging - Dr Peter Ivanov (NPL)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM HSA Er-169 production at ILL nuclear reactor and CERN-MEDICIS - Dr Roberto Formento Cavaier (Advanced Accelerator Applications)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:20 PM Laser-enhanced aerodynamic isotope separation for making medical radio-isotopes - Prof. Vandenbergh Hubert (EPFL)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
4:40 PM The chemical vapour deposition (CVD) of graphene - Marina Nazarova (University of Manchester)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:00 PM
Posters Session (until 6:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:00 PM Uranium Carbide Target Development - Prof. António Gonçalves (Professor)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:10 PM ACCRA : Automatisme & Contrôle Commande Radiochimie, a software for an automated radiometals separation. - Isidro Da Silva (CEMHTI, CNRS, Univ. Orléans) Louis Frealle (CEMHTI, Univ. Orléans)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:20 PM POLYAZA-MACROCYCLES WITH HANGING SULFIDE SIDE-ARMS: NOVEL POTENTIAL CHELATORS FOR 111Ag - Ms Marianna Tosato (Dept. of Chemical Sciences, University of Padua (Italy) and INFN-LNL (National Institute for Nuclear Physics - National Laboratory of Legnaro))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:26 PM Orthogonal Click Chemistry for Synthesis of Dual-targeting Agents Towards αvβ3 Integrin and Folate Receptors for Molecular Imaging - Mrs Piriya Kaeopookum (Dept. Nuclear Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:32 PM Clicklabe Bombesin Antagonists for Prostate Cancer Theranostics - Dr Antonio Paulo (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:40 PM Multifunctional Gold Nanoparticles as Nanoseeds for Targeted Chemoradiotherapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) - Mrs Alice D'Onofrio (Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:46 PM Production of Ac-225 at CERN-ISOLDE and prospects for CERN-MEDICIS - Mr Kristof Dockx (KU Leuven (BE))   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:52 PM The isolation of terbium isotopes from matrix and isobaric impurities using extraction chromatography techniques - Mr Ben Webster (The National Physical Laboratory, University of Surrey)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
5:58 PM Advanced High Field Superconducting Cyclotron for Medical Isotopes Productions - Dr Alrashdi Ayash (Director of the National Accelerator Technology center at KACST)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
6:04 PM CiSCoTe : Cible Solide Irradiée Contrôlée en Température (Solid Target irradiated under control temperature by thermocouple and pyrometer) - Louis Frealle (CEMHTI, CNRS, Univ. Orléans)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
6:10 PM Isotope Production at European Spallation Source – A potential new access to neutrons - Yongjoong Lee (Target Division, European Spallation Source (ESS) ERIC, Sweden )   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
6:16 PM Production of High Intensity 11C Beams for PET-aided Hadron Therapy - Simon Thomas Stegemann (KU Leuven)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
6:00 PM
MEDICIS-Promed Supervisory Board Meeting (until 7:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
8:15 PM
Supervisory Board Working Dinner (until 10:15 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Devices and Engineering for Radioisotopes Handling - Ferid Haddad (Arronax) (until 3:30 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:00 PM Integrated Remote Handling System Development for MEDICIS - Keith Kershaw (CERN)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:30 PM Pushing the frontier of medical isotope production at TRIUMF - Alexander Gottberg (TRIUMF)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
2:50 PM Automated Laser Ion Source System for Production of Medical Radioisotopes - Vadim Gadelshin (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz)   (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
3:30 PM
Dragons' Den Presentations - Thomas Elias Cocolios (KU Leuven - IKS) Ms Fiona Reid (until 6:00 PM) (Ettore Majorana Foundation)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
8:00 PM --- Social Dinner and Dragon's Den Award ---