​September 12-16, 2022 - Università degli Studi di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy


Mon 12/09 - Propaedeutic topics on MRI and CT

9.00-9.45 Registration
9.45-10.00 Welcome
10.00-12.00 Basics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (M. Mariani, University of Pavia, Italy)
12.30-14.00 lunch
14.00-15.30 Interaction of radiation with matter (S. Altieri, University of Pavia, Italy)
15.30-16.00 coffee
16.00-17.30 Basics of computed tomography (A. Torresin, University of Milan, Italy)

Tue 13/09 - Propaedeutics topics on MRI, CT, PET, SPECT and statistics

9.00-11.00 Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (A.Heerschap, Radboud University, The Netherlands)
11.00-11.30 coffee
11.30-12.30 Basics of SPECT (C. Fiorini, PoliMI, Italy)
12.30-14.00 lunch
14.00-15.00 Basics of PET (L. Menichetti, CNR, Italy and N. Belcari, University of Pisa, Italy)
15.00-16.00 Statistical tests in biomedical studies I (A. Rotondi, University of Pavia, Italy)
16.00-16.30 coffee
16.30-17.30 Statistical tests in biomedical studies II (S. Figini/R. Cabini, University of Pavia, Italy)

Wed 14/09 - Other imaging techniques and applications

9.00-9.45 Intravital 2-photon imaging (D.Pizzagalli, USI, Switzerland)
9.45-10.30 Microscopy techniques in biomedicine (C. Lenardi, University of Milano Statale, Italy)
10.30-11.00 coffee
11.00-11.45 Hyperpolarized MRI (P. Carretta, University of Pavia, Italy)
11.45-12.30 Preclinical applications of Imaging Techniques (E. Thiaudiere, Bordeaux, France)
12.30-14.00 lunch
14.00-14.40 Advanced X-ray mammography Imaging techniques (P. Colombo, ASST GOM Niguarda, Italy)
14.40-15.20 Advanced clinical applications of Imaging I (L. Poggi, Bracco, Italy)
15.20-16.00 Advanced clinical applications of Imaging II (P. Bontempi, University of Verona, Italy)
16.00-16.30 coffee
16.30-17.10 Advanced clinical applications of Imaging III (M. Maspero, UMC, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
17.10-17.50 Advanced clinical applications of Imaging IV (F. Palesi, C. Gandini Wheeler-Kingshott, UNIPV/UCL, Italy/UK)
20.15 Social Dinner

Thu 15/09 - Radiomics and artificial intelligence

9.00-10.00 Introduction to radiomics (F. Botta/P. De Marco, IEO, Italy)
10.00-11.00 Fundamentals of Machine Learning (R. Bellazzi/C. Cusano, UNIPV, Italy)
11.00-11.30 coffee
11.30-12.30 Introduction to Python notebook (A. Negri, UNIPV, Italy)
12.30-14.00 lunch
14.00-15.30 Applications of Machine Learning and AI (I. Postuma, INFN-Pavia, Italy)
15.30-16.00 coffee
16.00-17.30 Deep Learning and AI: case studies (F.Lizzi, INFN-Pisa, Italy)

Fri 16/09 - Imaging in clinics

9.00-9.30 The process of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) (R. Orecchia, IEO and UNIMI, Italy)
9.30-10.00 The role of Imaging in Particle Therapy (R. Orecchia, IEO and UNIMI, Italy)
10.00-10.30 Imaging for dose monitoring in BNCT (N.Protti, UNIPV, Italy)
10.30-11.00 coffee
11.00-11.45 Imaging in Neurology (A. Pichiecchio, IRCCS Mondino and UNIPV, Italy)
11.45-12.30 Imaging on heart, lung, abdomen and joints (L. Preda/C. Bortolotto, IRCCS S. Matteo and UNIPV, Italy)
12.30-14.00 lunch
14.00 visit at IRCCS Hospital S. Matteo/Istituto Neurologico Mondino
15.30 visit at preclinical MRI/CT laboratory or BNCT Imaging Lab
17.00 end of school