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Welcome to PSNM -2018 Conference Karachi
07 - 09 December, Karachi

Introduction to conference

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 6th Annual Meeting of the Pakistan Society of Nuclear Medicine (PSNM) will be held from the 7th to 9th December 2018, at Karachi, Pakistan. The theme of this meet will be “Changing Horizons of Nuclear Medicine”. It is a matter of great honour that this conference will be accompanied by the 2nd SINO-PAK and the 1st PAK-ARAB joint nuclear medicine symposia.

The focus of the 3-day program is emerging trends in hybrid imaging, theranostics, nuclear cardiology, nuclear oncology and new developments in medical physics & radiopharmacy. The highlights of our conference are; pre-conference workshops, a satellite symposium and scientific sessions covering most clinical and research areas of our speciality. For this enriched academic program, we will be joined by some of the most iconic international faculty members and renowned local nuclear physicians and scientists.

On behalf of the organizing committee of the conference and the executive council of PSNM, we invite you to attend the conference. Nuclear physicians, radiologists, oncologists, cardiologists, surgeons, medical physicists, radio-pharmacists and technologists, and from all over the country will be attending this august conference.

Registration

6th Pakistan Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Conference
2nd SINO-PAK Nuclear Medicine Symposium
1st PAK-ARAB Nuclear Medicine Symposium
7th to 9th December, 2018
Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi, Pakistan

Registration Category Early bird (Before 1st Nov) Pre-conference (After 2nd Nov -Before 1st Dec ) On Site registrations Pre/Post Conference Workshops
Member PSNM (Doctors) 2000 PKR 2500 PKR 3000 PKR 1000 PKR Each
Member PSNM (Scientist) 1000 PKR 1500 PKR 2000 PKR 1000 PKR
Non Members 3000 PKR 3500 PKR 4000 PKR 2000 PKR
PG Trainers 1000 PKR 1000 PKR 1000 PKR 500 PKR
Students/Technologists 500 PKR 500 PKR 500 PKR 500 PKR
Gala Dinner Participant PKR 500 Each.

For Payments:
Account title:
Pakistan Society of Nuclear Medicine or PSNM
National Bank of Pakistan, New Muslim Town Branch, Lahore, Pakistan.
Account #: 4003290519
Branch Code: 1607
Account Type: PKR current
IBAN: PK60NBPA1607004003290519
Payments can be made in favor of PSNM through: Online/ Cheque/ Bank Draft/Cash

(Upload scanned copy of payment receipt for registration)

6th Annual Conference of Pakistan of Pakistan Society of Nuclear Medicine

2nd SINO-PAK Nuclear Medicine Symposium

1st PAK-ARAB Nuclear Medicine Symposium


Day1 - Inaugural Session 1430-1630 hours

SecretaryDr Arzoo Fatima

Time Title Speaker

Day1 - Scientific Session 1

Theranostic & Thyroid - 1645-1900 hours

ModeratorDr. Muhammad Sohaib

Chair PersonDr. Muhammad Masood ul Hasan

Co-ChairpersonDr. Saeeda Asghar

Time Title Speaker

Day2 – Scientific Session 2

Nuclear Cardiology-1 0900-1100 hours

Chair PersonDr. John R Buscombe

Co-ChairpersonDr. Shahid Kamal

ModeratorDr. Muhammad Anees

Time Title Speaker

Day 2 – Scientific Session 3

Evolution Towards Precision Treatment 1115-1330 hours

Chair PersonDr. Akram Al Ibrahim

Co-ChairpersonProf. Dr. Zhaowei Meng

ModeratorDr. Saima Haider

Time Title Speaker

Day 2 - Scientific Session 4

Hybrid Imaging 1400-1550 hours

Chair PersonDr. Xiaoli Zhang

Co-ChairpersonDr. Khalid Nawaz

ModeratorDr. Basit Iqbal

Time Title Speaker

Day 2 - Scientific Session 5

Basic Sciences 1610-1800 hours

Chair PersonProf. Serkan Kuyumcu

Co-ChairpersonDr. Pushan Bhardwaj

ModeratorDr. Sadiq Nohario

Time Title Speaker

Day 3 - Scientific Session 6

Hybrid - 2 0900-1100 hours

Chair PersonDr. Rizwan Syed

Co-ChairpersonDr. Saeed Akhtar

ModeratorDr. Mehdi Raza

Time Title Speaker

Day 3 - Scientific Session 7

New Horizons in Nuclear Medicine 1120-1400 hours

Chair PersonDr. Arif Sheikh

Co-ChairpersonProf. Xiaoli Zhang

ModeratorDr. Muhammad Saqib Khan

Time Title Speaker

Day 3 – Free Papers Session -01

Sunday 09-12-18 1000-1100 Hrs Emerald Hall

Chair Person Dr Durre Sabih

Co-Chairperson Brig. Fida Hussain

Moderator Dr. Muhammad Adnan Saeed

Time Title Speaker

Day 3 – Free Papers Session -02

Sunday 09-12-18 1100-1200 Hrs Emerald Hall

Chair Person Dr. Shahab Fatmi

Co-ChairpersonDr. Shabana Saeed

Moderator Dr. Shahid Iqbal

Time Title Speaker

Poster Session

Day 2 08-12-18 Venue: TBA Poster Session time: TBA

Session Assessors

Dr. Arif Sheikh

Dr. Akram al Ibraheem

Dr. Riawan Syed

Dr. Maseeh uz Zaman

Dr. Humayun Bashir

Dr. Saeed Akhtar

Dr. Babar Imran

Dr. Basit Iqbal

Dr. Muhammad Sohaib

Dr. Tahira Ejaz

Dr. Shoaib Shah

Dr. Aakif Ullah Khan

Poster No Title Speaker

Cross-Sectional Imaging for Nuclear Physicians

Venu: KIRAN, Karachi

Date: 6th Dec 2018

Time: 0900-1300 Hours

Moderators

Dr Hassan Raza

Presenters

Dr. Kiran Halal, Professor of radiology AKUH Karachi

Dr. Shabana Saeed, Head Department of Medical Sciences PIEAS Islamabad

Dr Muhammad Sohaib, Director Medical Sciences PAED HQ

Target Audience

Nuclear Medicine Physicians

Nature of the Course:

The workshop covers the basic aspects of CT, primarily focusing on the knowledge of normal CT anatomy, artifacts and recognition of pathology.

Methodology

Workshop---Basic Lectures and mostly interactive discussion.

Learning Objectives

  • Acquire basic knowledge of the working of CT and orientation of the CT slices.
  • Better understanding of CT imaging principles.
  • Obtain a thorough knowledge of normal CT anatomy of head & neck, chest, abdomen & pelvis relevant to the hybrid imaging.
  • Recognize the appearances of benign and malignant processes
Time Title Speaker
Pre-Workshop Quiz
0830-0930 CT Anotomy of brain & Skull Muhammad Sohaib
0930-1030 CT Anatomy of Neck Shabana Saeed
1030-1050 Tea
1050-1130 CT Anatomy of Chest Muhammad Sohaib
1130-1230 CT Anatomy of Abdomen & Pelvis Shabana Saeed
11230-1400 CT cases---common pathological findings in an interactive case-based format Kiran Hilal
1400-1410 Post-Workshop Quiz
Certificate Distribution

Quality Assurance in Hybrid Imaging

Venu: JPMC, Karachi

Date: 6th Dec 2018

Time: 0900-1200 Hours

Secretary

Dr. Riffat Hussain

Moderators

Dr. Mansoor Naqvi, RPO AKUH Karachi

Dr. Umair Mehdi, Specialist- Cyclotron & Radiochemistry, AKUH Karachi

Ms. Noreen Marwat, Medical Physicist NORI Islamabad

Dr. Sumaira Babar, Radiologist JPMC Karachi

Target Audience

  • Experienced clinical medical physicists working in hybrid imaging
  • Researchers involved in developing dose reduction techniques and dose audit methods
  • Teachers involved in medical physics education and postgraduate training
  • Nuclear Physicians involved in hybrid imaging

Nature of Course

The workshop covers the advanced knowledge on the best use of hybrid imaging equipment (SPECT/CT and PET/CT) quality assurance programme, procedures for quality control and dosimetry, and the optimization strategies, aiming to achieve diagnostic image quality at lower radiation dose.

Methodology

Workshop---Basic Lectures and hands on sessions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire basic knowledge of Quality assurance, performance measurements and quality controls of hybrid systems
  • Better understanding of factors influencing patient doses management in hybrid imaging
  • Understanding dose optimization strategies and radiation effects and risks
  • Recognize the aberrations introduced by deviant QC
Time Title Speaker
0900-0940 Overview of Quality assurance, performance measurements and quality controls of PET/CT Syed Mansoor Naqvi
0940-1020 PET radiopharmaceutical production and QC procedures. Syed Umair Mehdi
1020-1030 Tea
1030-1100 PET-CT ARtefacts and pitfalls Sumaira Babar
1100-1130 Factors influencing patient doses in hybrid imaging: Patient dose assessment and diagnostic reference levels Noreen Merwat
1130-1230 1130-1230 Practical aspects of QC Panel
Certificate Distribution

PET/CT Imaging: F-18 FDG & Beyond

Venu: KIRAN, Karachi

Date: 7th Dec 2018

Time: 0900-1200 Hours

Secretary

Dr. Javaaid Iqbal

Moderators

Dr. Amir Javaid,Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Farwaniya Hospital Kuwait

Dr. Muhammad, Sharjeel Usmani, Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Kuwait Cancer Control Center

Dr. Muhammad Umar Khan, Senior Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Al-Jahra Hospital Kuwait

Target Audience

Nuclear Medicine Physicians

Radiologists

Nature of Course

The workshop covers the clinical aspects of PET-CT, primarily focusing on the knowledge of oncological and non oncological indications, normal variants, artifacts, guidelines and utility of Non-FDG tracers.

Methodology

Workshop---Basic Lectures and mostly interactive case based discussion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire basic knowledge of the current PET/CT guidelines and indications
  • Provide better understanding in the use of F-18 FDG in personalized care
  • Obtain thorough knowledge about Rubidium-82 PET/CT in Nuclear Cardiology
  • Have an overview of Ga-68 PET/CT in current clinical scenarios
  • Identification of various non-oncological applications of F-18 FDG PET/CT
Time Title Speaker
0900-0930 Brief overview of PET/CT guidelines & current Clinical Indications Muhammad Umar Khan
0930-1000 F-18 FDG imaging – Inroads to personalized patient care in the era of precision medicine Muhammad Sharjeel Usmani
1000-1030 PET/CT in Cardiology - Rubidium-82 the way forward Amir Javaid
1030-1045 Tea
1045-1115 Ga-68 PET/CT - A new or not so new Avenue: Muhammad Sharjeel Usmani
1115-1145 Non-Oncological Applications of F-18 FDG – More than we imagine Muhammad Umar Khan
1145-1210 Panel Discussion KH
1210-1220 Post-Workshop Quiz
Certificate Distribution
Ahmed Qureshy

Ahmed Qureshy

Consultant Nuclear Physician, Head of Nuclear Medicine department INMOL, Lahore, Pakistan

Amir Javaid

Amir Javaid

Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Farwaniya Hospital Kuwait

Arzoo Fatima

Arzoo Fatima

Consultant Nuclear Physician , INMOL, Lahore, Pakistan

Bela Kari

Bela Kari

• Head of Image Archival and Image Post-Processing Division, Semmelweis University Hungry
• Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medical Center

Humayun Bashir

Humayun Bashir

Consultant Nuclear Physician Head Department of Nuclear Medicine Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital

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Prof. Dr Jhon R Buscombe

MSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPEd, FRCR, FEBNM

President British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS)
Consultant Physician in Nuclear Medicine, Addenbrooke’ Hospital, Cambridge
Hon Professor of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pretoria
Editor-in-Chief World Journal of Nuclear Medicine

Kiran Hilal

Kiran Hilal

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

M. Babar Imran

M. Babar Imran

Consultant Nuclear Physician PINUM Cancer Hospital, Faisalabad. Pakistan

Marcus Luster

Marcus Luster

PROFESSOR AND Chairman of the Department of Nuclear Medicine University of Marburg

Maseeh uz Zaman

Maseeh uz Zaman

Consultant Nuclear Physician and Head of Department of Nuclear Medicine Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Mohammad Sohaib

Mohammad Sohaib

Consultant Nuclear Physician Director Medical Sciences, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission

Muhammad Sharjeel Usmani

Muhammad Sharjeel Usmani

Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Kuwait Cancer Control Center

Muhammad Umar Khan

Muhammad Umar Khan

Senior Specialist Nuclear Medicine, Al-Jahra Hospital Kuwait

Nadeem Akhtar

Nadeem Akhtar

Medical Physicist Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) Islamabad

Noreen Marwat

Noreen Marwat

Medical Physicist NORI, Islamabad

Pushan Bharadwaj

Pushan Bharadwaj

Consultant Nuclear Physician, Singapore General Hospital

Rashid Ghani

Rashid Ghani

Radiopharmacist, Memorial Solan Kettering Cancer Centre, USA

Serkan Kuyumcu

Serkan Kuyumcu

Associate Professor in Nuclear Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul University

Shabana Saeed

Shabana Saeed

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Head of Nuclear Medicine Department, Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

Sumaira Babar

Sumaira Babar

Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan

Syed Mansoor Naqvi

Syed Mansoor Naqvi

Assistant Professor and Medical Physicist Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Syed Umair Mehdi

Syed Umair Mehdi

Biomedical Engineer Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Xiaoli Zhang

Xiaoli Zhang

Professor and Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Beijing Anzhen Hosptial

Zhaowei Meng

Zhaowei Meng

Professor and Director in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital

Zuo Chuantao

Zuo Chuantao

Deputy Director of PET center, Huashan Hospital,Fudan University

Prof. Dr. Arif Sheikh

Prof. Dr. Arif Sheikh

MD, ABNM, ABIM, CNBC

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine. NY USA
Director of Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
Director of Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine,
Board of Director of Nuclear Oncology Council, 2015-2016 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
Founding member PET-MR Task Force, 2016 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
Director of the Radioimmunotherapy group; Targeted Radionuclide Therapy Outreach Committee, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)

Prof. Dr. S Bukhari

Prof. Dr. S Bukhari

MD, ABIM, MRCP, CNBC

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University New York, NY
Director:
1 Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography,
2 Nuclear/Exercise Cardiology ,
3 Clinical Trials Nuclear/Exercise Cardiology
4 Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Dr. Akram Al-Ibraheem

Dr. Akram Al-Ibraheem

MD, FEBNM, FANMB, JBNM, DCNBC

President of Arab Society of Nuclear Medicine (ARSNM)
President of Jordanian Society of Nuclear Medicine (JSNM)
Chairman of Nuclear Medicine Department, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

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Dr. Rizwan Syed

Consultant Radiologist
Chairman, Clinical Imaging Department
Tawam Hospital
Abu Dhabi
UAE

Venue (KARACHI)

The southern port city of Karachi is the capital of the province of Sindh. It the most populous city of Pakistan, and the 6th most populous city in the world. Located on the coast, Karachi has a relatively mild climate with low levels of rainfall.

It is the most linguistically, ethnically and culturally diverse city in Pakistan. It has been known as the “City of Lights” and the City of Quaid, as it is the birth and the final resting place of the founder of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Places to visit in Karachi

Mohatta Palace

The Mohatta Palace is a museum located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It was built in the posh seaside locale of Clifton by Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta, a Hindu Marwari businessman from modern day Rajasthan in India, in 1927, as his summer home

Quaid e azam Mausoleum

Mazar-e-Quaid, also known as the Jinnah Mausoleum or the National Mausoleum, is the final resting place of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Port Grand

Port Grand Food and drink and Entertainment Complex is a recreational area built in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan along the waterfront of the 19th century Native Jetty Bridge that connects the Karachi Port Trust to Keamari

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