MR Safety Study Group 2007 Berlin Program

Wednesday 23 May 2007 @ 19:30
Hall 14.2/Oslo at the ICC-Berlin



Welcome and Introduction
Alayar Kangarlu, Ph.D., Daniel J. Schaefer, Ph.D.

"History of US Regulation of MRI: An Individual Scientist's Perspective"
John Schenck, M.D., Ph.D.,  General Electric Global Research, Schenectady, NY, USA.

"Introduction to MR Patient and Occupational Safety Issues and the EU EMF Directive"
Juergen Hennig, Ph.D., University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

"Scientific Basis for Static Magnetic Field Concerns: Chronic and Acute Exposures"
Penny Gowland, Ph.D.,  University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

20:15 "Safety Concerns at Ultra High Field(>4T): B0 and RF Effects"
Alayar Kangarlu, Ph.D.,  Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

"Induced Fields In Workers Due To Time Varying Gradients and Movement Through Static Gradients"
Stuart Crozier, Ph.D., University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia.

"Understanding RF Safety Using Computational Electromagnetics"
Tamer Ibrahim, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Panel Discussion followed by Open Discussion:
John Schenck, Juergen Hennig, Penny Gowland, Stuart Crozier, Tamer Ibrahim, Daniel J.Schaefer,
Alayar Kangarlu

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