ELECTRONIC POSTER DISCUSSION: Novel Contrast Agents & Methods

Room 618 - 620         14:00 - 16:00                 Chairs: Ralph P. Mason and Samuel A. Wickline


Prog #

14:00 97.

MEMRI of Glucose Activated Human Pancreatic Islets

Lara Leoni1, Suraj Serai1, Muhammad Haque1, Jose Oberholzer1, Richard L. Magin1, Brian B. Roman1

1University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

14:10 98.

Developing New Multicolor Protein MRI Contrast Agents

Michael Thomas McMahon1, 2, Assaf A. Gilad1, Jeff W.M. Bulte1, Peter C.M. van Zijl1,

1Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

14:20 99.

Stimulation-Induced Changes in Temperature and PH Measured Simultaneously by 1H CSI

Daniel Coman1, Hubert Trubel1, 2, Basavaraju G. Sanganahalli1, Fahmeed Hyder1

1Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA; 2University Witten/Herdecke, Wuppertal, Germany
14:30 100.

Artificial Reporter Gene Providing MRI Contrast In Vivo Based on Chemical Exchange

Assaf A. Gilad1, Michael T. McMahon1, 2, Piotr Walczak1, Paul T. Winnard Jr1, Venu Raman1, Jeff W. M Bulte1,

Peter C.M. van Zijl1, 2

1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
14:40 101.

A Novel Approach in the Development of 19F NMR Reporter to Assess LacZ Gene Expression

Jian-Xin Yu1, Ra Ren1, Ralph P. Mason1

1The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
14:50 102.

Simultaneous 19F and 1H Imaging on a Clinical 3T MR Scanner

Jochen Keupp1, Peter Caesar Mazurkewitz1, Ingmar Gräßlin1, Tobias Schaeffter1

1Philips Research Laboratories, Hamburg, Germany
15:00 103.

H217O as a "smart" T2 Contrast Agent with Relaxivity Sensitive to Tissue Metabolic Status

Peter Edward Thelwall1, Xeve Silver1, Stephen J. Blackband1, 2

1University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA; 2National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
15:10 104.

Development of PARACEST MRI Contrast Agents to Assess Cartilage Glycosaminoglycan Concentrations

Fei Dong1, Megan Marsh1, James Dennis1, Marty D. Pagel1

1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
15:20 105.

Power Optimization of In-Vivo Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) Contrast for PH Weighted Imaging

Phillip Zhe Sun1, 2, Jinyuan Zhou1, 2, Judy Huang1, Peter van Zijl1, 2

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 2F.M.Kirby Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
15:30 106.

Spatio-Temporal Expression Control of a Heat Shock Promoter-Driven Transgene Delivered in the Kidney by Modified

Mesenchymal Stem Cells: A Feasibility Study Using MR Guided Focused Ultrasound

Beatrice Letavernier1, Rares Salomir2, Yahsoo Delmas1, Claire Rome3, Franck Couillaud3, Alexis Desmouliere1, Olivier Hauger3,

Nicolas Grenier3, Christian Combe1, Jean Ripoche1, Chrit Moonen3

1University Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France; 2University Bordeaux2, Bordeaux, France; 3CNRS/University Bordeaux2, Bordeaux, France
15:40 107.

Non-Invasive Assessment of Therapy-Induced Tumor Necrosis Using DTPA-Gd-Poly(L-Glutamic Acid)

Edward F. Jackson1, Emilio Esparza-Coss1, Xiaoxia Wen1, Chun Li1

1University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
15:50 108.

Characterization and Potential of Gd-ACX, a New Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging

Hana Lahrech1, 2, Adriana Teodora Perles-Barbacaru1, 2, Soâd Aous3, Régine Farion1, 4, Jean-Claude Debouzy3,

Andrée Gadelle5, Pascal Henri Fries5

1INSERM, U594, Grenoble, F-38043, France; 2Univ Grenoble 1, Grenoble, F-38043, France;
3Laboratoire de Biophysique Cellulaire et Moléculaire CRSSA, La Tronche, F-38702, France;
Univ Grenoble, Grenoble, F-38043, France; 5Laboratoire de Reconnaissance Ionique/Service de
Chimie Inorganique et Biologique (UMR-E 3 CEA-UJF), Grenoble, F-38054, France