DAILY PROGRAMME

02.09.2012 [Sunday]

Participants Arrival and Accommodation

E. Milieva; S. Goneva (Sofia airport);

M. Ilieva, N. Atanasova, Bg- students (town of Plovdiv)

03.09.2012 [Monday]

09:00-09:45

Welcome to the Participants

Prof. S. Sivkov [Vice-Rector of MU-Plovdiv]

Assoc. Prof. Plamen Zagorchev [Vice-
Dean, Pharmacy Faculty, MU-Plovdiv]

Presentation of the Training Programme

E. Milieva [Project Coordinator]

MU-Plovdiv, III Auditorium

 

Topics of the Lectures

Radiation Physics Basic Review

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

10:00-10:45

Interaction of Ionisation Radiations with Matter

(L) M. Anagnostakis (NTU-Athens, GR)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

11:00-11:45

Photons Attenuation and Absorption Coefficients

12:00-12:45

Nuclides and Radioactive Processes. Activity. Law of Decay, Half-Life (Physical and Effective). Isomeric Transition

(L) T. L. Dimitrova (PU-Plovdiv, BG);

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

13:00-13:45

Measurement Statistics

(L) M. Anagnostakis (NTU-Athens, GR)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

Project Team Discussion

(L) Lecturers

 

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditoriu

16:00-16:45


 

17:00-17:45

04.09.2012 [Tuesday]

 

Topics of the Lectures

Detection of the Radiation and its Practical Application

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Instruments for Ionization Radiation Detection and Measurements

(L) D. Bosnar (UZ-Zagreb, HR)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

11:00-11:45

Crystal Scintillation Detectors (CSD) and Photomultiplier

12:00-12:45

13:00-13:45

Application of the Ion Chamber in a Dose Callibrator (Activity Meter)

(L) P. Trindev (MU-Sofia, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

Energy Spectrum and Calibration of CSD. Determination of the Diagnostic Window with 137Cs

(L) M. Anagnostakis (NTU-Athens, GR)

(V) PU-Plovdiv, Nuclear Physics Laboratory

16:00-16:45

17:00-17:45

05.09.2012 [Wednesday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Production of Radionuclides

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Principles of the Poduction of Radionuclides

 

(L)F. Lucena (ESTeSL-Lisbon, PT)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

 

10:00-10:45

Production of Radionuclides by Reactors

11:00-11:45

Production of Radionuclides by Cyclotrons

12:00-12:45

Radionuclide Generators

13:00-13:45

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

15:00-15:45

Chemical Purity of the Eluate from 99Mo - 99mTc Generator Testing by Semiconductor Counter.

(L) F. Lucena (ESTeSL-Lisbon, PT);

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

15:00-15:45

16:00-16:45

06.09.2012 [Thursday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Tracer Technology of the Radiopharmaceuticals

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Principles of Tracer Technology

(L) A. Yordanov (Monrol, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

Introduction to Kit Preparation

11:00-11:45

Radiopharmaceuticals and Methods of Radiolabeling

12:00-12:45

Radiochemistry Automation: Its Role and Importance in New PET Tracer. Development and Scaled-up Production

13:00-13:45

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

Properties of Commonly Used Radionuclides for Diagnostics and Therapy;

Examples of Various Certificates. Calculations

(L) E. Milieva (MU-Plovdiv, BG);

H. Hristov (PU-Plovdiv, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

16:00-16:45

17:00-17:45

07.09.2012 [Friday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Obtaining Images in Nuclear Medicine

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Diagnostic Uses of Radiopharmaceuticals

(L) D. Legrady (BME-Budapest, HU)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

Planar Imaging in Nuclear Medicine (Gamma Camera)

11:00-11:45

12:00-12:45

Single Photon Emission Computed Thomography (SPECT)

13:00-13:45

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

Principles of Obtaining Images in PET

(L) D. Bosnar (UZ-Zagreb, HR)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

16:00-16:45

17:00-17:45

08.09.2012 [Saturday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Radiopharmaceutical in Drug Developement

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Nanomaterials in Medicine

(L) V. Zemite (RTU-Riga, LV)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

Radionanopharmacy

11:00-11:45

Setting up PET Drug Radiopharmaceuticals – the Monrol Experience

(L) A. Soylu (Monrol, TR)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

12:00-12:45

Radiation Protection, Regulatory Issues of PET Radiopharmaceuticals

13:00-13:45

Newly Marketed PET Radiopharmaceuticals

 

Project (Research-Based Learning):

 

15:00-15:45

Presentation of the Projects

(L) Lecturers

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

16:00-16:45

 

17:00-17:45

09.09.2012 [Sunday]

Cultural Activities: Sightseeing of the Old Town of Plovdiv.

E. Milieva, S. Goneva, M. Ilieva, Bg-
students

10.09.2012 [Monday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Quality Assurance in Nuclear Medicine

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) of SPECT Systems

(L) P. Trindev (MU-Sofia, BG)

(V) MU-Sofia, Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Center.

10:00-10:45

QA of PET

11:00-11:45

QC of Radiopharmaceuticals

(L) I. Kostadinova (MU-Sofia, BG)

(V) MU-Sofia, Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Center.

12:00-12:45

Multi-Modality Imaging: SPECT/CT and PET/CT. Advantages and Disadvantages

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

14:00-14:45

FDG and Other PET Tracer Dispensing Using the TEMA SINERGIE Micro-DDS-A Automated Dose Dispensing Unit

(L) S. Ivanova (MU-Sofia, BG)

(V) MU-Sofia, Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Center.

15:00-15:45

16:00-16:45

11.09.2012 [Tuesday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Radiation Dosimetry

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

09:00-09:45

Dosimetric Principles, Quantities and Units

(L) Cs. Pesznyak (BME-Budapest, HU)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

Radiation Safety of the Personnel

11:00-11:45

Radiation Safety of the Patients

12:00-12:45

Principles of Radiation Protection: ALARA (as Low as Reasonably Achievable) and ALARP (as Low as Reasonably Practicable)

(L) D. Adliene (KUT-Kaunas, LT)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

13:00-13:45

Radiopharmacy and Protection Equipments

(L) E. Sousa (ESTeSL-Lisbon, PT)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

Protection from Ionizing Radiation –Solving Tasks

(L) Cs. Pesznyak (BME-Budapest, HU)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

16:00-16:45

17:00-17:45

12.09.2012 [Wednesday]

 

Topics of the Lecture

Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

09:00-09:45

Principles of Nuclear Medicine

(L) M. Yaneva (MU-Plovdiv, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

11:00-11:45

Radionuclide Therapy of Neoplastic and Non-Neoplastic Diseases

12:00-12:45

Radioiodine Therapies

13:00-13:45

Isotopes for Palliation of Bone Metastases

 

Lab /Discussion/ Mentoring

 

15:00-15:45

The Effective Dose Equivalent and the Calculation ofRadiation Dose from Radioactive Sources Including Radiopharmaceuticals – Solving Tasks

(L) D. Adliene (KUT-Kaunas, LT)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

16:00-16:45

17:00-17:45

13.09.2012 [Thursday]

 

Topics of the Lecture:

Radiopharmacology

Lecturer (L) & Venue (V)

 

14:00-14:45

Imaging in Clinical Trials

(L) M. Karaivanova (MU-Plovdiv, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

15:00-15:45

Medical Imaging in Drug Discovery

16:00-16:45

The Study in Practice - Labeling of siRNA with Iodination Reagent

(L) B. Todorov(SU-Sofia, BG)

(V) MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

17:00-17:45

14.09.2012 [Friday]

Project Session

09:00-09:45

Presentation of the Projects

Lecturers;

MU-Plovdiv, III auditorium

10:00-10:45

11:00-11:45

12:00-12:45

 

14:00-14:45

15:00-15:45

16:00-17:30

Closing Ceremony. Wrap-up. Certificate

Prof. M. Murdjeva [Vice Rector of International Relations]

Prof D. Getova [Erasmus University Coordinator]

MU-Plovdiv, III Auditorium

15.09.2012 [Saturday]

09:00-16:30

Cultural Activities

E. Milieva, S. Goneva, M. Ilieva

16.09.2012 [Sunday]

Participants Departure

E. Milieva, S. Goneva, M. Ilieva

Topics of the Projects:

@ I-124Radiopharmaceuticals as an Alternative to F-18 Tracers – a Comparative Study on Radionuclide Properties, Manufacturing, and Applications (A. Yordanov); @ Radiopharmacy for Diagnostics of Heart Diseases (V. Zemite); @ Radio-immunoassays – Procedure and Application (M. Murdjeva); @ Multidrug Resistance of the Cancer Cells (E. Milieva); @ Use of Radio-Labeled Monoclonal Antibodies for Tumor Therapy (V. Zemite); @ Dosimetry in Brachytherapy (D. Adliene); @ A Monte Carlo Simulation of Radioactive Decay (M. Anagnostakis); @ Diagnose and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases (M. Yaneva); @ Managing Radiopharmaceuticals (M. Karaivanova); @ Radioiodination Techniques for Molecular Imaging Probes (B. Todorov); @ PET Radiopharmaceuticals and Quantification Models (E. Sousa); @  Quality Control of SPECT Gamma Camera (P. Trindev); @ Measuring with a Small Animal PET Module (D. Legrady).

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