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Serac Healthcare

Serac Healthcare founded to develop a molecular imaging agent to help rheumatologists manage treatment decisions in their patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Read the latest press release from Serac Healthcare by clicking the following link
Press Release

RTNG Poster Prize winner

P17: Myocardial suppression in FDG PET/CT in infective endocarditis: A single site experience in patient preparation

Sara Soares, Nick Gulliver, Andrew Cheetham, Manuela Vadrucci, Nicola Mulholland and Gill Vivian
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

BNMS President, Dr John Buscombe visited Sara Soares to present the certificate

kCH presentation prize

2nd Issue of the internationally acclaimed ePatient magazine, Vol1Num2

The magazine is fully dedicated to educate non-nuclear medicine professionals about diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures and to promote the safe use of nuclear medicine for the betterment of the populations' health across the globe.

Click here to view the issue

Dr John Buscombe becomes President

John Buscombe President

Dr John Buscombe from Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge takes over as President from Prof Sobhan Vinjamuri (President from 2016 to 2018) at the closing ceremony of the BNMS Annual Spring Meeting in Birmingham on Monday 16th April 2018.

HRA Radiation Assurance Phase 1 opens on Monday 16th April

Following a period of process development and successful reviewer recruitment, the HRA have opened Phase 1 of Radiation Assurance to all oncology studies taking place in the NHS.

Information and guidance on Radiation Assurance can be found on their website.

 

Call for membership of BNMS working party

The BNMS is seeking members to form a working party in molecular radiotherapy (MRT). The field is expanding rapidly with the introduction of new radiotherapeutics and legislation.

The group will be expected to address a number of issues including, but not limited to:

Drafting of a position statement in response to the new Basic Safety Standards (Euratom 2013/59)

Investigation of models of service delivery to ensure equality of access to innovative treatments

Promotion of research and development, including support for clinical trials

Engagement with similar bodies, including CTRad, iDUG, IPEM, UKRG.

If you would like to express an interest in this working group, or have any questions, please contact the BNMS at:office@bnms.org.uk

Call for Clinical Trials

The Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group (CTRad) encourages submissions of proposals of clinical trials. Proposals are discussed at regular meetings and reviewed openly. The support of CTRad is extremely beneficial to obtain support funding from the CRUK. The BNMS would be pleased to discuss and support any proposals for clinical trials involving radiotherapeutics or radiodiagnostics.

Please contact the BNMS in the first instance if any advice is required at office@bnms.org.uk 

Student Prize Winners 2018

3rd Student Prize
59. The role of cardiac PET-CT imaging in patients with suspected cardiac sarcoidosis: A study on quantitative resting myocardial blood flow and outcomes
Munaib Din King's College London, London, United Kingdom
2nd Student Prize
60. Emotional dysfunction and DaTSCAN in parkinsonism
Guglielmo La Torre Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, United Kingdom
1st Student Prize
32. Compartmental model for 223Ra-Dichloride in Patients with metastatic bone disease from castration-resistant prostate cancer
Jan Taprogge St George's University Hospitals NHS FT, London, United Kingdom