Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 9 Sep 2024
Ends 27 Sep 2024
Central European Time
Giambiagi Lecture Hall (AGH)
Adriatico Guest House Riva Massimiliano e Carlotta, Grignano I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)

An ICTP Meeting

The Physics of Medical Imaging equipment is complex and the safe function of this equipment requires medical physicists trained in theory, imaging procedures and applications.  The Directors/lecturers in the ICTP College-2024 are very experienced medical physicists with international reputation.

Physics of the following contemporary Medical Imaging Equipment, plus related theory, principles, safety, optimisation and education transfer will be covered:
  • X-ray sources of radiation
  • Digital radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography
  • New radiation detectors
  • Multi Detector Computed Tomography
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • SPECT&PET Tomography
  • Hybrid Imaging systems
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Safety and quality control
  • Systems for PACS
  • Capacity Building Principles and organisation of Medical Physics activities
  • Resources and Methods for Effective Learning

P. BREGANT, ASU GI Trieste, Italy
F. MILANO, University of Florence, Italy
J. OSHINSKI, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
P. SPRAWLS, Emory University Atlanta, USA
M. STOEVA, Medical University Plovdiv, Bulgaria & IOMP, UK
S. TABAKOV, King's College London & IUPESM, UK
S. TIPNIS, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Grants: A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
**DEADLINE: 06/05/2024**


Luciano Bertocchi (ICTP, Trieste), Franco Milano (University of Florence, Italy), John Oshinski (Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA), Renato Padovani (ICTP Trieste), Bregant Paola (Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Giuliano Isontina (ASU GI), Trieste), Perry Sprawls (Emory University, Atlanta, USA), Magdalena Stoeva (Medical University Plovdiv, Bulgaria & IOMP), Slavik Tabakov (King''s College London, UK & IUPESM), Sameer Tipnis (Medical University of South Carolina, USA), Local Organiser: Renato Padovani (ICTP)