NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company developing innovative medicines and imaging technology for targeting and treating cancer, announced today that an abstract describing the Company’s imaging analysis technology will be featured in an oral presentation at the upcoming 2018 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, which will be held from June 23-26, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Company’s imaging analysis technology uses artificial intelligence to quantify and automate the reading of PSMA targeted imaging (utilizing the Company’s 1404 imaging agent in this case) to assess prostate cancer tumor burden.
Details on the presentation are included below.
Date & Time: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 3:55 PM - 4:05PM
Session Title: 4 - Deep Learning in Molecular Imaging Studies
Session Type: Oral - PhysicianPharm
Title: Automated detection and quantification of prostatic PSMA uptake in SPECT/CT using a deep learning algorithm for segmentation of pelvic anatomy
Presenter: Karl Sjöstrand, Ph.D., Digital Technology, Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc
Abstract No.: 30
Progenics develops innovative medicines and other technologies to target and treat cancer. Progenics' pipeline includes: 1) therapeutic agents designed to precisely target cancer (AZEDRA®, 1095, and PSMA TTC), 2) PSMA-targeted imaging agents for prostate cancer (1404 and PyL™), and 3) imaging analysis technology. Progenics' first commercial product, RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
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