MR Spectroscopy:  Clinical Applications and Research Frontiers - Day 2
Jeffry R. Alger, Peter B. Barker, John Kurhanewicz, and Daniel M. Spielman, Organizers
Sunday, 19 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.
High Field and Multinuclear Spectroscopy
Daniel M. Spielman, Chair
08:00 Carbon-13 MRS Rolf Gruetter
08:30 Phosphorus 31 MRS Peter Styles
09:00 Human Proton MRS Hoby P. Hetherington
09:30 Ultra-High Field Proton MRS in Animals Ivan Tkac
10:00 Break
Detecting the "Buried Signals"
Jeffry R. Alger, Chair
10:20 Overview of Water Suppression Peter van Zijl
10:50 Overview of Editing Ralph E. Hurd
11:20 Metabolic Profiling of Liver Metabolism Using NMR and Chemical Biopsies A. Dean Sherry
11:50 Break
Biochemistry - In and Out of the MRS of Cells
Peter B. Barker, Chair
13:30 MRS of Cells Robert J. Gillies
14:00 Biomedical in Vitro MRS Stephen R. Williams
14:30 MRS of Tumor Metabolism Zaver M. Bhujwalla
15:00 Adjournment