Plenary Sessions

Craig Thompson, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
President of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Member of the National Academy of Sciences
Opening Plenary: Metabolic Imaging in Cancer

Guillermo Tearney, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Pathology, an Affiliated Faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST), and the Associate Director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Plenary Session 2: Point-of-Care Pathology in Molecular Imaging

Gold Medal
Simon Cherry, MD
University of California, Davis
Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Plenary Session 3: EXPLORing the Sensitivity Limits of Positron Emission Tomography

Jorge Barrio Lecture for Advances in Clinical Research
Clare Tempany-Afdhal, MD
Harvard University
Director of the National Center of Image Guided Therapy (NCIGT)
Plenary Session 4: Multi-modal Image guided therapy: Novel personalized approaches in Oncology

Britton Chance Lecture for Advances in Basic Imaging Research
Chrit Moonen, PhD
Utrecht, Netherlands
WMIS Fellow and Recipient of the European Magnetic Resonance Award
Plenary Session 5: Image Guided Drug Delivery

Gitte Moos Knudsen, MD
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Professor, Chief Neurologist, Neurobiology Research Unit
Plenary Session 6: Multimodality brain imaging of the serotonin system

Feng Zhang, PhD
McGovern Institute For Brain Research at MIT
Plenary Session 7

Larry Wald, PhD
Harvard University
Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Plenary Session 8: MR Instrumentation and acquisition methods for the improved detection of contrast agents

Thomas Wang, PhD, MD
University of Michigan
Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, and Doris Duke Clinical Scientist
Plenary Session 9: Targeted In Vivo Detection of Colorectal Dysplasia in Traditional and Alternate Pathways

Plenary Session 10

Highlight Lecture
Thomas Meade, PhD
Northwestern University
Eileen M. Foell Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Chemistry, Molecular Biosciences, Neurobiology,
Biomedical Engineering, and Radiology. Director of the Center for Advanced Molecular Imaging
Plenary Session 11: 2016 WMIC Meeting Highlights