Brain Spectroscopy

Room A201
10:30 – 12:30

Chair: Sarah J. Nelson

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify situations where MRS may be valuable in the assessment of neurological disease;
  • Select the most appropriate MRS techniques for such applications;
  • Identify metabolites in spectra from normal and diseased brain tissue;
  • Recognize common spectral artifacts and distinguish them from regions of pathology.

    The final 5 minutes of each talk will be reserved for questions.
10:30   Single Voxel MRS of the Brain, Brian Ross.


11:00   Diagnosis of Brain Tumors, Scott D. Rand.
11:30   Evaluation of HIV-Related Disease, Linda Chang.
12:00   MR Spectroscopic Imaging in Clinical Practice, Peter B. Barker.

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