This year's American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting, to be held July 12-16 in Anaheim, CA, will feature a special 3-day biennial track on Ultrasound Therapy and Imaging. Covered topics include recent advances in ultrasound for diagnostic imaging, ultrasound for guidance and control of radiation therapy, and therapeutic/focused ultrasound. The program is led by Chris Diederich and Mark Holland.
Each day begins with an educational session related to the subsequent scientific sessions. Noteworthy focused ultrasound sessions include:
A Primer on Focused Ultrasound Therapies
MR-guided Focused Ultrasound in Oncology
Advanced Novel Technologies & Delivery Strategies
Therapeutic Strategies & Image Guidance
On Wednesday, Dr. Mickael Tanter, PhD (Institut Langevin, École Supérieure de Physiqueet de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris) will speak as the Carson-Zagzebski Distinguished Lectureship on Medical Ultrasound. Tanter will provide an overview of ultrafast ultrasound imaging, including current applications and changes to the future paradigm of diagnostic imaging and therapeutic monitoring.