Beyond BOLD: fMRI Contrast & Connecting Brain Networks

Stage Hall     11:00 - 13:00         Chairs: Peter A. Bandettini and Karla L. Miller


Prog #

11:00 23.

The Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Response During Brain Activation: A Gradient-Echo EPI Study at 9.4 T

Tao Jin1, Seong-Gi Kim1

1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

11:12 24.

Evidence for a Vascular Component in the Diffusion FMRI Signal: A Hypercapnia Study

Karla L. Miller1, Daniel P. Bulte1, Hannah Devlin1, Matthew D. Robson1, Richard G. Wise2, Mark W. Woolrich1, Peter Jezzard1, Timothy E.J. Behrens1

1Oxford University, Oxford, UK; 2University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

11:24 25.

An Alternative Interpretation for Stimulus-Related Signal Changes in Diffusion-Weighted fMRI

Jeff Kershaw1, Moyoko Tomiyasu1, Kenichi Kashikura2, Yoshiyuki Hirano1, Hiroi Nonaka1, Masaya Hirano3, Hiroo Ikehira1, Iwao kanno1, Takayuki Obata1

1National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan; 2Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences, Maebashi, Japan; 3GE Yokogawa Medical Systems, Hino, Tokyo, Japan

11:36 26.

Stimulus Induced Rotary Saturation (SIRS); A New Method for the Direct Detection of Neuronal Currents with MRI

Thomas Witzel1, 2, Bruce R. Rosen1, 2, Fa-Hsuan Lin1, Lawrence L. Wald1

1Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 2Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

11:48 27.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Based on an Inversion Recovery Method for Grey Matter Signal Suppression

Yuji Shen1, R A. Kauppinen1, R Vidyasagar1, Y-C L. Ho2, I Zimine2, E T. Petersen2, X Golay2

1University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; 2National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

12:00 28.

Enhancing Endogenous CBV-Weighted fMRI Contrast at 9.4 T: A VASO Study with Slab-Selective


Tao Jin1, Seong-Gi Kim1

1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

12:12 29.

Applications and Limitations of Whole-Brain MAGIC VASO Functional Imaging

Amy Margaret Jane Scouten1, R. Todd Constable1

1Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

12:24 30.

Resting Connectivity Elucidates the Effect of Daily Priming Stimulation on the Motor Cortex

Christopher B. Glielmi1, Andrew J. Butler, Dmitriy M. Niyazov1, Warren G. Darling2, Chip M. Epstein, Jay L. Alberts3, Xiaoping P. Hu1

1Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; 2University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; 3The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

12:36 31.

Resting State fMRI of the Thalamus

Aviv Mezer1, Yaniv Assaf1

1Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

12:48 32.

Motor Plasticity: An Investigation Using Functional MRI and Structural Equation Modeling

Liangsuo Ma1, Binquan Wang2, Shalini Narayana2, Eliot Hazeltine1, Xiying Chen1, Peter Fox2, Jinhu Xiong1

1University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; 2Research Imaging Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA