MR Spectroscopy:  Clinical Applications and Research Frontiers - Day 1
Jeffry R. Alger, Peter B. Barker, John Kurhanewicz, and Daniel M. Spielman, Organizers
Saturday, 18 May 2002

Last updated 20 February 2009

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to
Describe fundamental principles of clinical MR spectroscopy;
Explain crucial elements of the clinically indicated MRS examination;
List key factors to be considered in developing a radiological interpretation of the clinically indicated MRS examimation;
Summarize recent biomedical research activities involving MRS;
Summarize the recent evolution of MRS technology.
Introduction to Clinical Spectroscopy
Jeffrey R. Alger, Chair
08:30 Fundamentals of Clinical MRS Peter B. Barker
09:00 Single Volume Techniques Robert E. Lenkinski
09:30 Spectroscopic Imaging Andrew A. Maudsley
10:00 Magnetic Field Homogeneity Daniel M. Spielman
10:30 Break
Clinical Spectroscopy - From Research to Routine: Part I
Peter B. Barker, Chair
11:00 Epilepsy Graeme D. Jackson
11:30 Neuro-oncology Jeffrey R. Alger
12:00 Multiple Sclerosis Douglas L. Arnold
12:30 Break
Clinical Spectroscopy - From Research to Routine: Part II
John Kurhanewicz, Chair
14:00 MRS Applications in HIV-Related Brain Diseases Linda Chang
14:30 Pediatric Neurology Petra Pouwels
15:00 Psychiatric Diseases Perry F. Renshaw
15:30 Break
Clinical Spectroscopy - Reporting the Results
Daniel Spielman, Chair
15:50 Differential Diagnosis of Brain Mass Lessions Alberto Bizzi
16:20 The Role of the PhD John Kurhanewicz
16:50 The Role of the Radiologist Aliya Qayyum
17:20 Adjournment