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Radiotheranostics in Neuroscience

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Building B, Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Time: 4–5 p.m.

Contact: Cecilia Owen

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds featuring R. Nick Bryan, M.D., Ph.D., on radiotheranostics in neuroscience. Bryan is chair and professor in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Define radiotheranostics.
  • Define criteria for good diagnostic radioisotope.
  • Identify criteria for good therapeutic radioisotope.
  • Explain where and how diagnostic and therapeutic radioisotopes are produced.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists and other medical specialties
  • Secondary: Nursing staff, residents, students and allied health professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care and procedural skills; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communications skills; professionalism; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibilities; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.

Bryan did not report any relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this presentation.

The Neurosurgery Grand Rounds planning committee members are John Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.; Nicole Virnig; and Cecilia Owen. The members of the planning committee do not report any relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this educational series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.