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MR Spectroscopy:  Clinical Applications and Research Frontiers
Saturday, 1 April and Sunday, 2 April 2000

Last updated 24 June 2008

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to
Describe fundamental principles of clinical MR spectroscopy;
Define diagnostic and management situations in which there is a clinically significant justification for a MR spectroscopy examination;
Explain crucial elements of the clinically indicated MR spectroscopy examination;
Summarize recent biomedical research activities involving MR spectroscopy;
Summary recent evolution of MR spectroscopy technoloy.
Day 1: Saturday, 1 April
Introduction to Clinical Spectroscopy, Jeffry R. Alger, Chair
08:00 Fundamentals of Clinical MRS Peter B. Barker
08:30 Single Volume Techniques Robert E. Lenkinski
09:00 Spectroscopic Imaging Daniel M. Spielman
09:30 Magnetic Field Homogeneity Michael B. Smith
10:00 Break
Clinical Spectroscopy - From Research to Routine, Peter B. Barker, Chair
10:30 Dementias and Epilepsy Michael W. Weiner
11:00 MR Spectroscopy and Neuro-oncology Jeffry R. Alger
11:30 Multiple Sclerosis Douglas L. Arnold
12:00 Break
13:30 Focal Brain Lesions in AIDS Linda Chang
14:00 Pediatric Neurology Petra Pouwels
14:30 Prostate Neoplasia John Kurhanewicz
15:00 Psychiatric Diseases Perry F. Renshaw
15:30 Break
Clinical Spectroscopy - Report Generation, John Kurhanewicz, Chair
16:00 The Role of the PhD Jeffry R. Alger
16:30 The Role of the Radiologist Victor M. Haughton
17:00 Adjournment
Day 2: Sunday, 2 April
In Vivo Biochemistry, Peter B. Barker, Chair
08:00 Diabetes Mellitus Gerald I. Shulman
08:30 Dynamic Measurements of Flux E. Douglas Lewandowski
09:00 Tumor Metabolism Robert J. Gillies
09:30 Break
High Field and Multinuclear Spectroscopy, Michael Garwood, Chair
10:00 Carbon-13 MRS Rolf Gruetter
10:30 Human Proton MRS Hoby P. Hetherington
11:00 Phosphorus 31 MRS Peter Styles
11:30 Ultra-High Field Proton MRS in Animals Ivan Tkac
12:00 Break
Detecting the ABuried@ MRS Signals, Jeffry Alger, Chair
13:30 Overview of Water Suppression Peter van Zijl
14:00 Overview of Editing Michael Garwood
14:30 Practical Applications of Editing Douglas L. Rothman
15:00 Break
"Out-of-Body" Spectroscopy, John Kurhanewicz, Chair
15:30 Magic Angle Spinning of Biological Samples R. Gilberto Gonzalez
16:00 Biomedical In Vitro Spectroscopy Stephen R. Williams
16:30 Spectroscopy of Cells Hadassah Degani
17:00 Adjournment
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