Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014 10-16 May 2014 Milan, Italy

(no CME credit)
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 (13:30-15:30)
Theater: Amber 5
Lounge: Amber 1 & 2

Study Group Committee: Chair, Claudia A. Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D.; Chair-Elect, Christopher P. Hess, Ph.D.; Program Director, Jacques-Donald Tournier, Ph.D.; Program Director-Elect, Alan Connelly, Ph.D.; Secretary, Sune N. Jespersen, Ph.D.; Secretary-Elect, Alexander Leemans Ph.D.


Program, Part 1 (Room: Theater, Amber 5)

13:30     Study Group Business Meeting & Announcements
Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California at San Francisco, USA
13:40     Debate 1 Taster  
13:45     Debate 2 Taster  
14:00     Break & Move to Lounge  

Program, Part 2 (Room: Lounge, Amber 1 & 2)

      (Debates & Poster Award Presentations run parallel)  
      Parallel Debate Sessions  
      Debate 1: "Bigger Magnets or Bigger Gradients: Which Bigger is Better?"  
14:00     Bigger Gradients Debate Team Henrik Lundell, Ph.D.
Danish Research Centre for MR, Denmark
Caster K. S°nderby, B.Sc.
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Tim B. Dyrby, Ph.D.
Danish Research Centre for MR, Denmark
      Bigger Magnets Debate Team Cornelius Eichner, M.Sc.
Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Robin M. Heidemann, Ph.D.
Siemens AG, Germany
      Debate 2: "Connectomics: Is It Worth the Money?"  
14:00     "Yes, It's Worth Every Penny!" Maxime Descoteaux, Ph.D.
UniversitÚ de Sherbrooke, Canada
      "No, It's A Waste of Money!" Dmitry Novikov, Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine, USA
14:00     Poster Award Presentations  
      Electronic Poster Finalists  
      Fast & Robust Measurement of Microstructural Dimensions using Temporal Diffusion Spectroscopy Hua Li, B.A.
Vanderbilt University, USA
      Accelerated Human Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging using Simultaneous Multi-Slice Imaging Angus Z. Lau, Ph.D.
University of Oxford - OCMR, UK
      Comparison of Fitting Methods & b-Value Sampling Strategies for Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) in Breast Cancer Gene Y. Cho, M.Sc.
New York University School of Medicine, USA
      Traditional Poster Finalists  
      The Effect of Very Low b-Values on the IVIM-Derived Pseudodiffusion Parameter in the Liver Alexander D. Cohen, M.Sc.
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
      In Vivo Oscillating Gradient Diffusion MRI Provides Unique Microstructural Information in Normal & Hypoxic-Ischemic Injured Mouse Brains Dan Wu, M.Sc.
Johns Hopkins University, USA
      Assessing Microstructural Substrates of White Matter Abnormalities using NODDI - Application to a Metabolic Disease Inge Timmers, B.Sc.
Maastricht University, The Netherlands
15:00     Awards & Concluding Remarks Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California at San Francisco, USA
15:30     Adjournment