PET is Wonderful 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr Tim McCarthy has accepted our invitation to give a keynote talk at the upcoming PET is Wonderful 2021 annual scientific meeting!

Dr Tim McCarthy

Tim McCarthy is the Vice-President and Head of Digital Medicine & Translational Imaging in Early Clinical Development at Pfizer. This team is dedicated to applying sensor- and non-invasive imaging-based technologies to clinical development programs across the enterprise. Tim has a background in Positron Emission Tomography, which he obtained during his time as a faculty member in Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis. In 2001 he joined Pharmacia to pursue his interests in applying imaging to drug development. Following the Pfizer acquisition, Tim was appointed to lead a team dedicated to Clinical Imaging. In 2013, he expanded his role to include preclinical imaging and established a translational imaging team that works across the continuum of drug development. In 2018, he was appointed to his current role which expands his responsibilities to include the evaluation and deployment of novel wearables and sensor technologies in clinical development. Outside of Pfizer, Tim has been active in the imaging community; he was President of the Academy of Molecular Imaging (AMI) from 2008-11, prior to the formation of the World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS). He was a founding director and past president of the Society of Non-Invasive Imaging in Drug Development (SNIDD) and a Fellow of the WMIS. Tim received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Liverpool, UK and his MBA from Washington University in St Louis.

Meeting timeline:

Abstract submission & VIP PET prize applications opens1st June 2021
Abstract submission & VIP PET prize applications closes31st July 2021
Abstract submission & VIP PET prize applications EXTENDED29th August 2021
Notification of abstract outcomes 17th September 2021
Notification of abstract outcomes EXTENDED26th September 2021
Meeting registration opens26th September 2021
Meeting registration closes22nd October 2021
PET is Wonderful 2021 annual scientific meeting26th October 2021
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