ISMRM 2006 Plenary Sessions
Monday, 21 May - Friday, 25 May 2007

Last updated 10 July 2008

Monday, 21 May
07:45 Welcome, Awards, J. Paul Finn, MD, President  
08:20 Mansfield Lecture:  Electric Field Effects and Acoustic Noise in MRI Sir Peter Mansfield
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, England, UK
Frontiers in Functional Neuroimaging, David Norris, Xavier Golay, organizers
09:00 Multimodal Approaches Arno Villringer, M.D.
Humboldt University
Berlin, Germany

09:25 fMRI: From Mapping to Mechanisms Christian Büchel, M.D.
Universitätskrankenhaus Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany

09:50 Applications of fMRI in Experimental and Clinical Medicine Paul M. Matthews, M.D., Ph.D.
Middlesex, England, UK


Tuesday, 22 May
Interventional MR: Already Clinical Reality?, Clare Tempany, Claudia Hillenbrand, organizers
08:15 From Technical Innovations to Clinical Routine Jonathan S. Lewin, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

08:40 How to Make it Happen - Practical and Strategic Issues of
Interventional MRI

Michael Bock, Ph.D.
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum
Heidelberg, Germany

09:05 Where Will the Future Take Us? Ferenc A. Jolesz, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA


Wednesday, 23 May
Monitoring Treatment Response, Markus Rudin, Michael V. Knopp, organizers
08:15 Animal Imaging in Drug Discovery and Development
Markus von Kienlin, Ph.D.
F. Hoffman-La Roche Pharmaceuticals AG
Basel, Switzerland

08:40 New Frontiers in Use of MR as a Biomarker in Therapeutics David Borsook, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

09:05 Molecular signatures of disease treatment efficacy: the potential of
molecular imaging in assessing therapeutic interventions

Gregory M. Lanza, M.D., Ph.D.
Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA


Thursday, 24 May
08:10 Lauterbur Lecture: MRI in Oncologic Imaging: Celebrating  
25 Years - and Moving Forward

Hedvig Hricak, MD, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA

High Tech Approaches And Applications For MR Signal Transmission And Reception, Mark Griswold, Klaus Scheffler, organizers
08:55 High end clinical applications of parallel imaging

Elliot R. McVeigh, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA

09:20 Parallel Transmission Douglas C. Noll, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

09:45 Multidisciplinary approaches to MR engineering Steven M. Wright, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX, USA


Friday, 25 May
Hybrid MR: Systems and Applications, Steven Conolly, Peter Börnert, organizers
08:15 Hybrid MR and X-Ray Fluoroscopy Arno Buecker, M.D., M.Sc.
Universitaetsklinikum des Saarlandes
Homberg, Germany

08:40 Integrating PET or SPECT with MRI:  How, Where and Why?
Simon R. Cherry, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering/Center for
Molecular and Genomic Imaging
University of California
Davis, CA, USA

09:05 Hybrid MRI -- Optical Vasilis Ntziachristos, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Charlestown, MA, USA