27 - 30 Jan 2025

Dubai World Trade Centre

Molecular Imaging in dementia: Alzheimer’s and beyond




Wednesday 31st January | 12:30

Tent in Plaza


Learning objectives


  • Types of Dementia 
  • Common Molecular Imaging 
  • Agents Perfusion vs. metabolic vs. targeted imaging probes 
  • Various Imaging Patterns 
  • Appropriateness Criteria for Molecular Imaging 
  • Past, Present and Future of Molecular Imaging 



Dr Asif Moin 
Consultant Nuclear Medicine
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Abu Dhabi

I received my medical degree from Dow Medical College Karachi Pakistan. I completed my nuclear medicine residency training from Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis Missouri USA. This was followed by PET Imaging fellowship training and research fellowship from St. Louis University. I have worked as a Staff Physician in St. Louis VA Medical Center and had an adjunct appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor in St. Louis University. Later I moved to Saudi Arabia, where I worked as a Consultant Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging at King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam and also Head the Section of Nuclear Medicine for several years.  Currently, I am working as Consultant Physician in Department of Radiology at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Abu Dhabi. I have co-authored several peer review manuscripts and presented in various International meetings. 

Dr Manzoor Ahmed 
Consultant Neuro-radiologist, Chair Department Radiology,
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Abu Dhabi 

Dr Manzoor Ahmed is an experienced Diagnostic Neuro-radiologist with more than 20 years of experience. Dr Ahmed got his medical degree from Khyber Medical College, Pakistan in 1995 and later, trained in Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA in Diagnostic Neuro-radiology in 2003-2004. Have been affiliated with same institution for most of his career including Cleveland Clinic in UAE . He is currently Chair of Department in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr Ahmed is a passionate teacher and participant in academic activities. Has been involved as a speaker and organizer in multiple national and international meetings in the Gulf region. His special interests in Diagnostic neuroradiology are Acute Stroke Imaging, Multiple Sclerosis and Head & Neck Imaging. He has been actively involved in medical education, served as Program Director of Radiology Residency Program at SKMC as well as chaired the NIHS (Emirati board) Radiology scientific committee. On the non-interpretive side, he is an ardent advocate for Appropriateness in Imaging. He believes “Radiology harbors much more potential than just images” and “Value-based Radiology” is the way forward.