Register for ICNC 2017 by Feb. 27 and Save!
ASNC encourages everyone in the Nuclear Cardiology community to attend International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC 2017)
and take advantage of early-bird registration discounts. When you register for ICNC 2017 by Feb. 27, you'll save over $100.
In preparation for ICNC 2017, we talked with Organizing Co-chairs Frank Bengel, MD, Anastasia Kitsiou, MD, and Rob S.B. Beanlands, MD, about this unique conference and what attendees love about it.
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Report from the EuroEcho and Imaging Conference- Leipzig, Germany
Guest blog author: Dr. Wael Jaber - Chair, ASNC - EACVI Session
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Complimentary ASNC Membership Now Available for 60 Physicians
ASNC invites nuclear cardiologists and nuclear medicine physicians who live and work in Latin America to apply for complimentary membership through a new sponsorship provided by Syntermed Medical Imaging Software Solutions.
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China's Largest Nuclear Cardiology Conference Draws 1,000+ Attendees
More than 1,000 attendees gathered for the 17th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Nuclear Cardiology (CSNC), held this summer in Harbin City, China. Nuclear medicine physicians, cardiologists, technologists, nurses, radio-chemists, scientists, medical physicists and professionals from related fields traveled from throughout China, Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong to participate in four days of sessions aimed at advancing nuclear cardiology practice and research.
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World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health Empowers Attendees to Tackle Global Cardiovascular Health Crisis
By Erick Alexanderson, MD, FASNC, president of the Mexican Society of Cardiology--
The World Heart Federation (WHF) is dedicated to leading the global fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke. The WHF is the only global advocacy and leadership organization bringing together the CVD community to drive the CVD agenda and help people live longer, better, more heart-healthy lives.
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The World of Cardiovascular Imaging Comes Together in Cuba
The VII Iberoamerican Congress of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging, held April 14-16, 2016, in Havana, provided an important opportunity for physicians and other healthcare providers to learn about new advances in Nuclear Cardiology and in cardiac imaging. Organized in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and supported by ASNC and other cardiology societies, the Congress was organized by Conference Chair Amalia Peix, MD, PhD, and members of the Organizing, Program and Scientific Committees: Erick Alexanderson, MD, FASNC, Daniel Berman, MD, MASNC, Ernest V. Garcia, MD, PhD, MASNC, Teresa Massardo, MD, Fernando Mut, MD, Diana Paez, MD, and Leslee Shaw, MD, PhD, MASNC.
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ASNC in Asia
In May, the Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine (CSNM) held its annual meeting in Xi'an, China, with more than 1,000 attendees from China and across Asia. The meeting was also a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Nuclear Medicine in China, which originated in Xi'an. ASNC President Brian G. Abbott, MD, FASNC
, was invited faculty and presented a lecture titled, “Nuclear Cardiology: Applications in Clinical Practice,” highlighting myocardial perfusion imaging for risk stratification, the role of I-123 MIBG imaging in heart failure as well as applications of PET imaging for coronary artery disease, amyloidosis and sarcoidosis.
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ASNC Participates in VII Iberoamerican Conference of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging
In April, more than 250 physicians—many of them ASNC members—traveled to Havana, Cuba, to participate in the VII Iberoamerican Conference of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging. The attendees, who hailed from 17 countries, were welcomed by ASNC President Brian Abbott, MD, FASNC, who joined Conference Organizing Committee President Amalia Peix, MD, and International Atomic Energy Agency representative Maurizio Dondi, MD, in the opening ceremonies. Marcelo DiCarli, MD, presented the keynote address, “Nuclear Cardiology Facing Emergent Imaging Modalities.”
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Nuclear Cardiology in Practice 2016
The training course, “Nuclear Cardiology in Practice 2016” taught by Dr. Richard Underwood and Dr. Eliana Reyes will be held at the Royal Brompton, Harefield and Royal Marsden Hospitals May 23-27, 2016. This course is suitable for all professionals interested in cardiac imaging, qualifying for basic specialist training and providing advanced skills for those already in practice.
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