Clinical Bootcamp for Physicists and Engineers
Robert J. Gillies, Garry E. Gold, Donald M. Hadley, Robert J. Herfkens, Douglas C. Noll, Brian D. Ross, Organizers
Saturday, 21 April 2001

Last updated 20 January 2009

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to
Identify critical medical terminology and describe its meaning in terms farmiliar to physicists and engineers;
Explain concepts in basic medical science such as anatomy, histology (or microscopy), biochemistry, physiology, genomics, or pharmacology, and define their relationships to MR measurable quantities;
Describe the symptomatology, etiology, pathophysiology, and progression of common diseases, injuries, and other clinical disorders of major organ systems;
Identify where MR can be applied to clinical disorders of major organ systems.
08:00 Introduction Douglas C. Noll
08:10 Metabolic/Medical Biochemistry Robert J. Gillies
08:40 Physiology Robert S. Balaban
09:10 The Genome - Animal Models Bruce G. Jenkins
09:40 Pharmacology/Pharmacokinetics/Contrast Agents Jeffrey L. Evelhoch
10:10 Break
10:30 Neuroanatomy and Neurodevelopment Jacob Valk
11:00 Modern Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, and Metabolism Brian D. Ross
11:30 Neuroimaging of Disease: Anatomical and Functional Donald M. Hadley
12:00 Neurospectroscopy of Brain Disease Stefan Bluml
12:30 Break
13:45 Oncology Michael V. Knopp
14:15 Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Gut and Liver Philip J. Robinson
14:35 Anatomy and Pathophysiology of the Kidney and Urogenital System David J. Lomas
15:25 Break
15:45 Anatomy and Physiology of Cardiac: Acquired Diseases Scott D. Flamm
16:15 Anatomy and Physiology of Cardiac: Congenital Diseases Naeem Merchant
16:45 Vascular and Pulmonary Diseases Robert J. Herfkens
17:15 Adjournment