fMRI: Novel Methodology

Room B 214-215         16:30 - 18:30                                                   Chairs: John Pauly and Peter van Zijl

16:30         116.      Direct MR Detection of Neuronal Electrical Activity in Vitro at 7T - not available

Natalia Petridou1, Afonso C. Silva1, Dietmar Plenz1, Jerzy Bodurka1, Peter A. Bandettini1

1National  Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA


16:42         117.      Effect of Hypercapnia on the IDQC Response

Andreas Schäfer1, Stefan Zysset1, Wolfgang Heinke2, Harald E. Möller1

1Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Science, Leipzig, Germany; 2Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Therapy, Leipzig, Germany


16:54         118.      Characterization of the Proton-Density Change Contribution to Spin-Echo fMRI Data: The SEEP Contrast Mechanism

Patrick W. Stroman1

1Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


17:06         119.      High Field Balanced-SSFP FMRI: A BOLD Technique with Excellent Tissue Sensitivity and Superior Large Vessel Suppression

Chris V. Bowen1, Ravi S. Menon1, Joseph S. Gati1

1Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada


17:18         120.      High Resolution 3D Spiral Trajectory BOSS fMRI - not available

Jongho Lee1, Jinhyung Lee1, Brian A. Hargreaves1, Karla Miller2, John M. Pauly1

1Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; 2Oxford University, Headington, Oxford, USA


17:30         121.      Increased Apparent T2-Sensitivity in BOLD fMRI Using Stimulated Echoes

Ute Goerke1, Pierre-Francois van de Moortele1, Kamil Ugurbil1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


17:42         122.      Gray-Matter Morphometry Using High-Resolution fMRI

David Ress1, Gary H. Glover1, Junjie Liu1

1Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA


17:54         123.      Neurogenic Inhomogeneity Localization for Detection of Activity (NILDA) - not available

Gaby S. Pell1, David F. Abbott1,2, Graeme D. Jackson1,2, Steven W. Fleming1, James W. Prichard3

1Brain Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 3Yale University, West Tisbury, Massachusetts, USA


18:06         124.      Slice Overlapping for Reduction of EPI Susceptibility Artefacts

Enrico De Vita1, David L. Thomas2, David W. Carmichael2, Chloe Hutton3, Robert Turner3, Roger J. Ordidge2

1UCLH NHS Trust, London, UK; 2University College London, London, UK; 3Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, UK


18:18         125.      Residual Effects of Large Vessels in GE BOLD Differential Mapping of Ocular Dominance Columns - not available

Essa Yacoub1, Kamil Ugurbil1, Amir Shmuel1,2

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; 2Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany