Navigation Links
Meeting to examine FDA requirements for manufacturing PET radiopharmaceuticals
Date:3/26/2009

Reston, VASNM and the International Partnership for Critical Markers of Disease (CMOD) are co-hosting an in-depth meeting on Friday, May 1, 2009, examining FDA requirements for manufacturing positron emission tomography (PET) radiopharmaceuticals. The meeting, which takes place at the Natcher Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., is scheduled to begin at 6:10 p.m. and conclude at 9:45 p.m.

"We are pleased to collaborate with the International Partnership for Critical Markers of Disease on this important meeting," said Michael Graham, M.D., Ph.D., SNM president-elect and director of nuclear medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. "New developments in molecular imaging technologies are dramatically improving the ways in which cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders and cancer are diagnosed and treated. It is essential that we work together as a scientific community to facilitate personalized medicine through the development of advanced imaging techniques and new radiopharmaceuticals that will enable physicians to determine early on the precise location of disease, and evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of therapy."

"SNM and CMOD share a common interest in accelerating scientific research to bring the best in health care to patients today," said Thrse Heinonen, DVM, executive director of the International Partnership for Critical Markers of Disease. "With an active interest in the evaluation of potential cardiovascular biomarkers and their appropriate application in clinical trials, a partnership with SNM is a natural fit."

Don Black, head of research and development at GE Healthcare's Medical Diagnostics, Dwaine Rieves, director of medical imaging at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Michael Graham from SNM will kick off the special May 1 evening session. Dennis Swanson, University of Pittsburgh, and Sally Schwarz, Washington University, will survey the regulation history of PET and review current regulations for PET compounding. Joseph Hung, Mayo Clinic, along with other distinguished speakers, will address the critical necessity of developing new tracers and radiopharmaceuticals in compliance with FDA's current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) and chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) regulations. Experts will then address the need for harmonization and standardization across multiple imaging sites and discuss the concept of a centralized IND and SNM's new Clinical Trials Network. The meeting will conclude with an interactive question and answer session and panel discussion.

This meeting will take place immediately following SNM's Multimodality Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging Symposium (CVMI), Apr. 30May 1, also at the Natcher Auditorium of the National Institutes of Health. CVMI Symposium attendees may register for this session at no additional charge. For more information about this symposium and to register, please visit www.snm.org/cvmi2009.

SNM and CMOD plan to host other collaborative symposia and forums dedicated to accelerating biomarker and radiopharmaceutical development for patient care, including the 7th annual CMOD Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints Symposium, Oct. 19󈞁, 2009, Bethesda, Md. This symposiumwith the theme, "Streamlining to Promote Innovation and Efficiency"will also be held in collaboration with representatives from the FDA, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Radiological Society of North America, and other public and private research organizations. To register for the fall symposium, please visit www.cmod.org.

Registration is free for members of the press or freelancers with a letter of assignment. Press should contact Amy Shaw at ashaw@snm.org or Kathryn Wiley at kwiley@snm.org for more information, or telephone (703) 652-6773.


'/>"/>

Contact: Amy Shaw
ashaw@snm.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Manor Care, Inc. Announces Record Date for Special Stockholder Meeting
2. Par Pharmaceutical Files Form 10-K for 2006 -- Company to Hold First Analysts Meeting September 28, 2007
3. Kyphon Announces Special Meeting Date to Vote on Proposed Medtronic Merger
4. Glass Lewis Recommends Arrow Shareholders Vote on the White Proxy Card for Merger With Teleflex and for Current Board of Directors at Arrow Annual Meeting
5. CryoCor Invited to Participate in FDA Advisory Panel Meeting on Atrial Fibrillation
6. SCAI and ACC announce new interventional cardiology meeting
7. The era of global aging: GSAs annual meeting to present new research on hot topics in aging
8. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Hosts 15th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, September 26-30, 2007
9. Hologic Sets Special Meeting of Stockholders to Vote on Proposed Merger with Cytyc Corporation
10. Meeting Expectations Named to First Annual CMI 25 List by Corporate Meetings & Incentives Magazine
11. UNCOVERING THE TRUTH - A Town Hall Meeting on Mental Health Parity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... The American public tends to feel uncomfortable about drinking recycled waste ... or well water. The recent experience with lead contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, according ... toward increasing public acceptance of recycled waste water as drinking water. , The ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... SARASOTA, Fla., (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... appetizing recipes just in time for this weekend’s Big Game. Take the stress out ... ingredients that will keep your guests happy at every stage of the game. , ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. Justin Scott and ... 2nd Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. The event is scheduled ... this No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care to community members in ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Colorize is a web ... zone to the next using Colorize's dynamic moving camera. Colorize is perfect for personal ... a 3D slideshow environment with 1 to 5 focus points per scene, stage floor ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... California Mobile Kitchens , a company that ... mobile kitchen model, featuring customizable stainless steel interiors and a new, 26-foot unit. ... anywhere in the U.S. Many of their units can be seen at sporting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... Global Immunology Market to 2022 - ... market growth Summary Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases ... that affect 5–7% of western populations. Although they ... and key patient demographics, they are pathophysiologically linked, ... an inappropriate immune response. Generally, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016 Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: ... 2015.  Provided below are the highlights: , ... compared with the prior year.  Reported sales decreased 3% ... quarter. , Net earnings per diluted share as ... prior- year period.  Adjusted EPS was $4.65, an increase ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016  AMRI (NASDAQ:  AMRI) today announced that ... and President of Pfizer Global Supply, has been elected to ... 2016. In addition, the Company announced that Mr. Gabe ... since 2010, has retired from the AMRI Board of Directors ... other business ventures.  William S. Marth , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: