ORGANIZERS:  Pia C. Maly Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D. & Jeffrey Joseph Neil, M.D., Ph.D.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced
Thursday, 12 May 2011

This one-hour course will focus on the use of functional MRI to evaluate cerebral circuitry (functional connectivity MRI). Expert speakers will cover:
The application of functional connectivity MRI to brain development; and
The use of functional connectivity MRI to disease states
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:
Describe how functional connectivity MRI can be used to monitor brain development; and
Implement functional MRI to assess disease states.

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  Moderators: Kaj M. Ericson, M.D., Ph.D. & Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke, M.D.
10:30 fcMRI During Development   Christopher D. Smyser, M.D.
10:55 fcMRI Connectivity in Disease   Tarek Yousry, M.D.
11:20 Adjourn  
11:20 - 11:30 Meet the Teachers