Mini Imaging Conference on the Metabolism and physiological effects of ketones, University of Sherbrooke, Tuesday November 22, 2022

Mini Imaging Conference on Metabolism and effects Mini Imaging Conference on Metabolism and physiological effects of ketones
University of Sherbrooke (Quebec), Tuesday November 22, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., French time

This Conference is organized in collaboration between the Clinical Research Chair in Ketotherapeutics, the Medical Imaging Research Axis of Center de Recherche du CHUS (CRCHUS), the Research Center on Aging (CDRV) and the Center for Research in Medical Imaging of the University of Sherbrooke (CIMUS). During the conference, a lecture will be given by Dr Lars Christian Gormsen (Aarhus university, Denmark) on "PET imaging of cardiac energy metabolism: impact of ketones on heart function".

The scientific program is as follows:

Program Schedule

12 :00 – 13 :00    Keynote presentation PET imaging of Cardiac metabolism – impact of ketones on heart function Guest speaker Prof. Lars-Christian Gormsen Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Medicine - Nuclear Medicine and PET (Box lunches will be available for registered attendees only)
13 :10 – 14 :00  Lunch (room X9-2979) and discussion with guest speaker Lars-Christian Gormsen(Room for a maximum of 10 people, with box lunches)
14:00 – 14:30  Imaging cardiac metabolism of 11C-acetate and 11C-acetoacetate Étienne Croteau, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke
14 :30 – 15 :00 Comparison of brain uptake of the ketone radiotracers - 11C-acetoacetate and11C-beta-hydroxybutyrate Mette Louise Gram Kjaerulff and Thien Vinh Luong, Aarhus University
15:00 – 15:15 Pause
15:15 – 15:45 Ketogenic interventions for dementia: Insights from pre-clinical models of Alzheimer’s disease
Karl Fernandes, CDRV, Université de Sherbrooke
15 :45 – 16 :15 Ketones and brain function in MCI: multi-modal brain imaging and preliminary data from Break-AD
Stephen Cunnane, CDRV, Université de Sherbrooke
16 :15 – 17 :00 Open discussion on ketone imaging