MR Imaging of Animal Brain

Room B 210-211      10:30 - 12:30                                    Chairs: Risto Kauppinen and Afonso C. Silva

10:30      394.    Gene Therapy for Stroke: An MRI Study.

Romina Aron Badin1, Mark F. Lythgoe1, Louise van der Weerd1, David L. Thomas, David S. Latchman1,

David G. Gadian1

1Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

10:42      395.    Quantitative T1sat : Tool for Diagnosis and Characterization of Spheroid Tumors and Detection of Blood-Brain Barrier Disrupted Regions

Vijaya Nagesh1,2, Tom Mikkelsen2, Jamie L. Churchman2, Kevin K. Nelson2, Polly Whitton2, Hassan Bagher-Ebadian2, James R. Ewing2

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; 2Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, Michigan, USA

10:54      396.    MRI Assessment of Acute Cerebral Ischaemia in Rat Using T1rho, Diffusion, MT and Amide Proton Transfer Ratio (APTR)

Kimmo T. Jokivarsi1, Heidi I. Gröhn1, Olli H J Gröhn1, Risto A. Kauppinen2

1A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland; 2The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

11:06      397.    Probabilistic Prediction of Tissue Fates in Acute Ischemic Brain Injury: Permanent Occlusion  - not available

Qiang Shen1, Hongxia Ren1, Marc Fisher2, Timothy Q. Duong1

1Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 2University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

11:18      398.    Decreased Mean Diffusivity in the Brain Tissue of Aged Rats with Learning Deficits - not available

Ivan Vorisek1,2, Katerina Namestkova2, Milan Hajek3, Eva Sykova1, 2

1Institute of Experimental Medicine ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic; 2Charles University, 2nd Medical Faculty, Prague, Czech Republic; 3Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

11:30      399.    Using Diffusion Anisotropy to Monitor Development of Primate Cerebral Cortex

Christopher D. Kroenke1, Michelle Loeliger2, G. Larry Bretthorst3, Sandra Rees2, Terrie E. Inder4, Jeffrey J. Neil1

1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; 2University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; 3Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; 4Royal Women's and Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

11:42      400.    fMRI and Florescence Imaging of Neuronal Networks and Local Anatomy of the Regenerated Sciatic Nerve in Rats - not available

Galit Pelled1, Stephen J. Dodd1, Alan P. Koretsky1

1National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

11:54      401.    Tonotopic Mapping of the Mouse Auditory Midbrain with Mn-Enhanced MRI

Xin Yu1, Youssef Zaim Wadghiri1, Dan H. Sanes2, Daniel H. Turnbull1

1New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; 2New York University, New York, New York, USA

12:06      402.    Connectional Network Changes and Mossy Fiber Sprouting in Rat Brain During Epileptogenesis Revealed by Manganese Enhanced MRI  - not available

Jaak Nairismägi1, Asla Pitkänen1, Susanna Narkilahti1, Joanna Huttunen1, Risto A. Kauppinen2, Olli H.J Gröhn1

1University of Kuopio, A.I. Virtanen Institute, Kuopio, Finland; 2University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

12:18      403.    Detection of Apoptotic Neuronal Death in Live Animals Using MR Imaging - not available

Christina H. Liu1, Shuning Huang1, Young R. Kim1, Guangping Dai1, Bruce Rosen1, Philip K. Liu1

1Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA