Clinical Intensive Education Option
Intracranial & Spine Infections
ORGANIZERS: Pia C. Maly Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D. & Jeffrey Joseph Neil, M.D., Ph.D.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Wednesday, 11 May 2011

This two-hour course will focus on basic infections in the brain and spine and their MR imaging characteristics. Physicians well-known and expert in their field will speak on:
Changing trends in bacterial agents;
Tuberculosis; and
Bacterial infections.
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:
Describe MR imaging characteristics of prions;
Viral and bacterial infections; and
Fungi and parasites in the brain and spine.

Click on to view the abstract pdf and click on to view the video presentation.
  Moderators: Walter Kucharczyk, M.D., F.R.C.P.C. & Raili K. Raininko, M.D., Ph.D.
13:30 Changing Trends in Infectious Agents   Gregory A. Storch, M.D.
13:55 Prion Disease   Walter Kucharczyk, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
14:35 Bacterial Infections of Brain & Spine   -permission withheld Majda M. Thurnher, M.D.
15:15 Adjourn  
  15:15 - 15:30 Meet the Teachers