CLINICAL SCIENCE FOCUS SESSION: Pediatric Brain: Advanced MR Modalities

Room 611 - 612         13:30 - 15:30                 Chairs: Joseph V. Hajnal and Daniel B. Vigneron


Prog #

13:30 731.

A Novel Approach to Accurate 3D High Resolution and High SNR Fetal Brain Imaging

Shuzhou Jiang1, Hui Xue1, Alan Glover2, Mary A. Rutherford1, Joseph V. Hajnal1

1Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK; 2Department of Radiology Hammermsith Hospital, London, UK
13:40 732.

Advances in T1-Based Fluid Oxymetry

Greg Zaharchuk1, Reed F. Busse2, Guy Rosenthal1, Geoffery T. Manley1, Orit A. Glenn1, Eric Han2, William P. Dillon1

1UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; 2GE Healthcare, Menlo Park, California, USA

13:50 733.

3D MRSI of the Premature Brain: Defining Normal and Abnormal Maturational Changes

Natalie Noonan Charlton1, Duan Xu1, Steve P. Miller1, Srivathsa C. Veeraraghavan1, Dong Hyun Kim1,

Pratik Mukherjee1, A J. Barkovich1, Daniel B. Vigneron1

1University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
14:00 734.

Regional Variation in Human Thalamic Maturation Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Premature Newborns

Amy Robin deIpolyi1, Pratik Mukherjee1, Srivathsa Veeraraghavan1, Jeffrey I. Berman1, Roland G. Henry1,

Daniel B. Vigneron1, A. James Barkovich1

1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
14:10 735.

Accelerated Development in the Visual Areas of Preterm Infants?  A Voxel-Based Morphometry Study on Diffusion Tensor

MR Imaging

Monica Gimenez1, 2, Maria J. Miranda3, Peter A. Born3, Zoltan Nagy4, Terry Jernigan3, 5, Egill Rostrup3

1University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; 2Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain; 3Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; 4Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; 5Laboratory of Cognitive Imaging (LOCI), La Jolla, California, USA
14:20 736.

Non-Invasive Assessment of Connectivity in Two Year Old Infants Who Were Born Preterm: A Probabilistic Tractography


Serena J. Counsell1, Leigh E. Dyet2, David J. Larkman1, Rita G. Nunes1, James P. Boardman1, Joanna M. Allsop1, Julie Fitzpatrick1,


Srinivasan1, Frances M. Cowan1, Joseph V. Hajnal1, A David Edwards1, Mary A. Rutherford1

1Imperial College London, London, UK; 2Imperial College  London, London, UK
14:30 737.

Apparent Diffusion Coefficient in Children and Adolescents: Effect of Age and Correlation with Neuropsychological

Measures of Frontal Brain Function

David Bonekamp1, Carolyn T. Wells1, Melissa Matson1, E. Mark Mahone1, Rena J. Geckle1, Amanda Barnes1, Susumu Mori1, 2,

Alena Horska1

1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
14:40 738.

Late Development of the Superior Longitudinal Fasciculus Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)

Jiangyang Zhang1, Alan C. Evans2, Laurent Hermoye3, Pamela Donohue4, Setsu Wakana1, Weihong Zhang1,

Michael I. Miller5, Peter C.M. van Zijl1, 6, Susumu Mori1

1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada; 3Univerisity Catholique de Louvain, Saint-Luc Univerisity Hospital, Brussels, Belgium; 4Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 5Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 6Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
14:50 739.

Reading Ability Correlates with White Matter Anisotropy in Elementary School Children

Christian Beaulieu1, Christopher Plewes1, Lindsay Snook1, Dawne Roy1, Luis Concha1, Linda Phillips1

1University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
15:00 740.

The Development of Functional and Effective Connectivity for Narrative Processing in Children Investigated Via Functional

MRI and Multivariate Autoregressive Modeling

Vincent J. Schmithorst1, Scott K. Holland1

1Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
15:10 741.

Age-Related Changes in Cerebral White and Grey Matter Structures from Infancy to Adulthood: A Voxel-Based

Morphometry Study

Samiuel Groeschel1, Brigitte Vollmer1, Alan Connelly1

1UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
15:20 742.

CASL Perfusion fMRI Revealed Altered Resting Brain Function in Prenatally Cocaine Exposed Teenagers

Hengyi Rao1, Hallam Hurt2, Marc Korczykowski1, Joan Giannetta2, David Shera, Brian B. Avants1, James Gee1,

John A. Detre1, Jiongjiong Wang1

1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; 2The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA