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Press Release

ITM to Support Educational Symposium on Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Personalized Medicine at the 2022 SNMMI Therapeutics Conference

Garching / Munich, March 10, 2022 – ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE (ITM), a leading radiopharmaceutical biotech company, today announced that it will support an industry-sponsored satellite symposium titled, “Multi-disciplinary Approach to Personalized Medicine, Optimizing Therapeutic Outcomes,” at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Therapeutics Conference, held as an in person meeting from March 10-12 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The educational symposium will take place on March 12, from 11:40 am to 12:00 pm CST, and is part of the conference program and free to all conference attendees. The event will feature expert speakers, nuclear medicine physician Dr. Thomas Hope, University of California, San Francisco and medical oncologist Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. ITM will also host a commercial exhibition booth during the conference to showcase its portfolio of high-quality radioisotopes and laboratory equipment already available in the U.S. to the global precision oncology community.

“We look forward to contributing to the discussion at the SNMMI Therapeutics Conference, which brings together leading scientists, clinicians and industry professionals that share the goal of improving the lives of patients through the advancement of nuclear medicine,” said Steffen Schuster, CEO of ITM. “Radiomolecular precision therapeutics are part of the next frontier in targeted cancer therapy and our symposium will provide expert insights into the current status of clinical research and development.”

Symposium & Speaker Details:

The symposium will be held in a conversational format featuring the perspectives of leading experts, Dr. Thomas Hope, a nuclear medicine physician, and Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia, a medical oncologist, as they discuss the importance of targeted radiomolecular therapeutics in oncology. Focus will be placed on current and future cross-departmental approaches and their contribution to earlier diagnosis and improved outcomes for patient living with cancer.

Dr. Thomas Hope is the Director of Molecular Therapy in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California. His main research focus is on novel imaging agents and therapies, particularly in prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumors.

Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia is an Assistant Professor of Hematology and Oncology and Assistant Chief of GI Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. She is a GI Medical Oncologist with a focus on neuroendocrine tumors and has research interest in developing new treatment paradigms for these cancers.

All conference participants are cordially invited to attend the symposium. Speakers will be available for a Q&A session at the end of the event.