Neuronal Activation: Novel (Unconventional) Detection Methods

Room 611 - 612         10:30 - 12:30                 Chairs: Peter A. Bandettini and Karla L. Miller


Prog #

10:30 657.

Is the Neuromagnetic Field in the Human Brain Detectable by MRI in Practice?

Hendrik Mandelkow1, Pascal Halder2, Nicola de Zanche1, Daniel Brandeis2, Peter Boesiger1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, ZH, Switzerland; 2University of Zurich, Zurich, ZH, Switzerland
10:42 658.

Detection of MR Signal Modulation Due to Magnetic Fields from Axonal Currents in the Human

Visual System Using LED Stimulation

Li Sze Chow1, Greg Cook1, Elspeth H. Whitby1, Martyn Paley1

1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
10:54 659.

Finding NAMO (Neuroelectric Activity Under Magnetic-Field Oscillations) with MRI In Vivo

Trong-Kha Truong1, Allen W. Song1

1Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
11:06 660.

MR-Encephalography: ‘Imaging’ Without Gradients Using Multichannel Receiver Coils: Applications

to Physiological Measurements

Jürgen Klaus Hennig1, Kai Zhong1, Oliver Speck1

1University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
11:18 661.

Rapid Time-Series Mapping of the Longitudinal Relaxation Time of the Brain During Neuronal Activity

Jung-Jiin Hsu1, Gary H. Glover1

1Lucas Center for Imaging, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
11:30 662.

Towards T2 Weighted fMRI of the Whole Brain at Ultra-High Fields

Johannes Ritter1, Pierre-Francois van de Moortele1, U. Goerke1, Kamil Ugurbil1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
11:42 663.

Increased T2-Sensitivity in BOLD fMRI Using Stimulated Echoes: A Monte-Carlo Simulation

Ute Goerke1, Kamil Ugurbil1

1CMRR/University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
11:54 664.

Characterization of SSFP fMRI Signal and Noise: A Comparison with GRE at Multiple Field Strengths

Karla L. Miller1, Peter Jezzard1, Stephen M. Smith1, Graham C. Wiggins2, Christopher J. Wiggins2

1Oxford University, Oxford, UK; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
11:06 665.

High Field Balanced-SSFP fMRI: Examining a Diffusion Contrast Mechanism Using Varied Flip-Angles

Chris Van Bowen1, Jeff Mason2, Ravi S. Menon2, Joseph Sandor Gati2

1National Research Council, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; 2Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
11:18 666.

Feasibility of Velocity Selective Arterial Spin Labeling in Functional MRI

Wen-Chau Wu1, Julie Bykowski1, Eric C. Wong1

1University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA