Plenary Sessions and Highlights Symposium

These informative sessions feature keynote speakers, significant awards and accomplishments, the SNMMI business meeting, installation of the new SNMMI and SNMMI-TS presidents, a synopsis of all the research presented during the meeting, announcement of the Abstract of the Year and Image of the Year, and much more.
Sunday Plenary Session and Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Lectureship - Sunday, July 12 
In addition to the Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Lectureship, this plenary session features welcome remarks from the SNMMI and SNMMI-TS Presidents. 

         Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Lectureship:
“Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Medicine: Setting Tiny Targets for Greater Goals”
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, MACC 

Presentation of the 2020 Georg Charles de Hevesy Award
Each year, SNMMI presents the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Medicine Pioneer Award to an individual for outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear medicine. De Hevesy received the 1943 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work in determining the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination of radioactive compounds in the human body. His work led to the foundation of nuclear medicine as a tool for diagnosis and therapy, and he is considered to be one of the fathers of nuclear medicine.

SNMMI Business Meeting and Special Plenary Session: Cassen Lectureship - Monday, July 13 
In addition to the Cassen Lectureship, the SNMMI Business Meeting will take place featuring Society updates, significant awards and accomplishments and the induction of the new President.

      Cassen Lectureship:
Imaging in 2020 and Beyond: Expect the Unexpected
Peter S. Conti, MD, PhD

SNMMI-TS Award Recognition and Plenary Session - Tuesday, July 14
All SNMMI-TS members are invited to attend and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments over the past year within the SNMMI-TS. Join in the recognition of several accomplished colleagues during the SNMMI-TS Awards Recognition and then stay for the SNMMI-TS Plenary.

      SNMMI-TS Plenary Session:
“Radionuclide Therapy during COVID-19”
Lisa Bodei, MD, PhD 

Lisa Bodei, MD, PhD, is the Attending, Director of Targeted Radionuclide Therapy, Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service; Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Bodei is a nuclear medicine physician who has extensive experience and broad expertise in therapeutic and diagnostic applications of nuclear medicine in oncology.

Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Highlights Symposium - Tuesday, July 14
The scientific highlights of the Annual Meeting will be presented in the context of modern molecular medicine. This session will also provide insights on what is new in the areas of neuroscience, oncology and cardiology based on the highlighted research presenting during the SNMMI Annual Meeting.

General Nuclear Medicine 
Heather Jacene, MD
Julie Price, PhD
Andrew Scott, MD
Mehran Sadeghi, MD