Overview

PET as a tool for diagnostics or research offers many unique options and advantages but also requires unique devices and high-level expertise. Turku PET Centre, operating in the University of Turku, Turku University Hospital, and Åbo Akademi University, is globally known for its versatile resources and long experience in the field of PET.

Finland University welcomes you to join 3-day study visit in Finland. The study visit includes:

  • Lectures by academic experts and professionals,
  • Possibility to share ideas and discuss with Finnish professionals, and
  • Site visits and observation in the PET Centre.

 

3 DAY STUDY VISIT: Introduction to PET Imaging

 

  Content
DAY 1

Introduction

  • Welcome to the University of Turku
  • Introduction to Turku PET Centre

 

Essentials of PET imaging

  • The multidisciplinary nature of PET
  • PET Physics, radiochemistry and data analysis
DAY 2

Research in Turku PET Centre

  • Research focuses of the Centre
  • Clinical and non-clinical PET research
  • Collaboration with business
  • Visit to the Centre facilities and observation
DAY 3

Diagnostics in Turku PET Centre

  • Diagnostic services of the Centre
  • Collaboration with specialised health care
  • Visit to the Centre facilities and observation of diagnostic analysis

 

Conclusions

  • Lessons learned, final questions and discussion
  • Wrap-up and certification

 

Turku PET centre 

High-quality scientific research and diagnostic service for the whole country.

Research focuses:

  • Cardiovascular and metabolic research
  • Brain research
  • Cancer research
  • Preclinical imaging and drug research
  • Radiochemistry research

 

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Target group

Researchers, physicians, and PhD students from universities, public and private research institutes, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies operating for example in the imaging, biotechnology and drug development fields.

Availability

On request

Duration

3 days in Finland

Price

Approx. 10 500 € / group (excl. pos. VAT)

Group size

20 participants