Human Brain MR Spectroscopy: Normal Brain Function

Room B 210-211      10:30 - 12:30                                Chairs: Peter B. Barker and Dieter J. Meyerhoff

10:30      208.    13C MR Measurement of Glycogen Content in the Human Brain

Gulin Oz1, Elizabeth R. Seaquist1, Rolf Gruetter1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

10:42      209.    Selective Detection of [4-13C]-Glutamate and [4-13C]-Glutamine Turnover by 1H-[13C] NMR Spectroscopy in the Human Brain at 4 Tesla

Robin A. de Graaf1, Peter B. Brown1, Kitt F. Petersen1, Scott McIntyre1, Terry Nixon1, Gerald I. Shulman1,

Douglas L. Rothman1

1Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

10:54      210.    A 31P Magnetization Transfer Approach for Studying High-Energy Phosphate Metabolic Rates, Fluxes and Thermal Equilibrium in Three-Site Chemical Exchange System of PCr, ATP and Pi in Human Brain

Fei Du1, Xiao-Hong Zhu1, Hongyan Qiao1, Xiaoliang Zhang1, Wei Chen1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

11:06      211.    Dynamic Brain Lactate Responses to Visual Stimulation in Humans During Normoglycemia and Hyperglycemia: A 1H-MRS Study - not available

Richard J. Maddock1, Michael H. Buonocore1, Shawn P. Lavoie1, Linda E. Copeland1

1University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA

11:18      212.    Further Evidence for a Significant Influence of Alcohol Consumption on Frontal Choline Measures in Social Drinkers

Gabriele Ende1, Helga Welzel1, Traute Demirakca1, Tim Wokrina1, Sigi Walter1, Marco Ulrich1, Matthias Ruf1

1Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany

11:30      213.    Concentrations and Magnetization Transfer Ratios of Metabolites in Grey and White Matter

Mary Anne McLean1, Gareth James Barker2

1Institute of Neurology, London, UK; 2Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

11:42      214.    Multi-Channel GABA Editing on a Clinical 3T Scanner

Jan Willem van der Veen1, Jun Shen1

1Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Core, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

11:54      215.    A New Localized Double Quantum Coherence Filter for the in Vivo Detection of Glutathione (GSH) - not available

Tiejun Zhao1, Keith Heberlein1, Carolyn Jonas2, Xiaoping Hu1

1Emory University/Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 2Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

12:06      216.    Visual Stimulation: Proton MRS and fMRI of the Human Visual Pathways

Paul E. Sijens1, Christine C. Boucard1, Jop P. Mostert, Frans W. Cornelissen1, Jacques De Keyser1, Matthijs Oudkerk1

1University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

12:18      217.    Proton MRS of the Brain Following Oral Creatine Supplementation

Iain D. Wilkinson1, Nigel Mitchell2, Simon Breivik2, Pamela Greenwood1, Paul D. Griffiths1, Edward Winter2,

Edwin J. VanBeek1

1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK; 2Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK