BERLIN,GERMANY: Piramal Imaging today announced that 12 presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), being held June 7 – 11 at the St. Louis Convention Center in St. Louis, Mo., will highlight research key to Piramal’s product and pipeline.
The presentation topics will include research central to the recent FDA and EU approval of Neuraceq™ (florbetaben F18 injection) as well as insights into its clinical application and advancements relative to the company’s oncology and cardiovascular imaging related pipeline. The findings will be presented by an international field of scientists, including researchers from Columbia University, New York; University of Leipzig, Germany, and Molecular NeuroImaging, New Haven.
Additionally, Piramal Imaging will host its own scientific symposium with Christopher Rowe, MD FRACP, from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD FAAN, from Banner Sun Health Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, and Val Lowe, MD FACS, from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, presenting information and facilitating discussion about “Amyloid Imaging – A Window into Cognitive Impairment.”
“As a company devoted to innovation in the Molecular Imaging field, Piramal Imaging is committed to working on cutting-edge science with top researchers from around the world,” said Dr. Ludger Dinkelborg, Director of the Board, Piramal Imaging. “As a result, our research will be a centerpiece of this year’s SNMMI conference, underscoring the rigor of the science behind Neuraceq, adding to the body of evidence of the value of beta-amyloid imaging and previewing some of the potential of our pipeline.”
“Research and development is at the core of innovation,” said Dr. Swati Piramal, Vice Chairperson, Piramal Enterprises, Ltd. “SNMMI is a great opportunity to focus on the important role the research community plays in advancing the state of the art in Molecular Imaging. At Piramal, we’ve been able to team with researchers from around the world on the science behind our current and future products and look forward to the discussions and new ideas their work will foster at the show.”