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

(no CME credit)
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 (13:30-15:30)
Theater: Amber 5
Lounge: Amber 1 & 2

Study Group Committee: Chair, Roland Kreis, Ph.D.; Chair-Elect, Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.; Secretary, Hermien E. Kan, Ph.D.; Secretary-Elect, Malgorzata Marjanska, Ph.D.; Past Chair, Ralph E. Hurd, Ph.D.


Program 1: (Room: Theater, Amber 5)

      Study Group Business Meeting  
13:30     Welcome & Recap of Rebirth of this Study Group:
"From the Dynamic NMR Study Group to a (Dynamic) Study Group on MR Spectroscopy"
Roland Kreis, Ph.D.
University of Bern, Switzerland
13:35   Election Results & Proposal for New, Unified Governance Structure & Election Procedure Roland Kreis, Ph.D.
University of Bern, Switzerland
13:40   Recap of Virtual Study Group Meeting 'MRSI in Clinical Practice - Reaching Consensus' of, 5 September 2013 Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.
Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
13:45     Future Workshop Plans & Other Study Group Activities (What Would YOU Like to See Happening in the MRS Study Group?) Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.
Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
14:10   Past & Present Consensus Efforts for MRS Methodology & Applications:
“Clinical proton MR spectroscopy in central nervous system disorders”, Radiology 270:658-679 (2013)
M. Wilson, Current Efforts for Consensus on Currently Available MRS Methodology
R. Kreis. Workshop on “Quality Issues in MR Spectroscopy”, Bern, Switzerland, June 16-18, 2014
Roland Kreis, Ph.D.
University of Bern, Switzerland
14:25     Introduction to Poster Presentations of Study Group Poster Award Finalists Hermien E. Kan, Ph.D.
Leiden University Medical Center
14:30     Break & Move to Lounge  

Program 2: (Room: Lounge, Amber 1 & 2)
All Traditional & Electronic Posters, simultaneous presentations

14:30     Traditional Poster Presentations  
      Elevated ATP Synthase & Creatine Kinase Activities in Human Visual Cortex during Visual Stimulation: A 31P NMR Magnetization Transfer Study at 7T Byeong-Yeul Lee, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, USA
      5D Echo-Planar J-resolved Spectroscopic Imaging of Cerebral Metabolites in HIV-Infected Youth: A Preliminary Study Neil Wilson, B.Sc.
University of California at Los Angeles, USA
      Fast 1H-MRSI of the Prostate with GOIA-sLASER Localization & Spiral Acquisition Isabell K. Steinseifer, M.Sc.
Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
      Metabolite Concentration Changes in the Human Auditory Cortex using Functional Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (fMRS) at 7 Tesla Benoit Schaller, M.Phys.
Oxford Centre for Clinical MR Research, UK
      Glutamate Concentration is Directly Correlated with Alpha Power Attenuation from Eyes Closed to Eyes Open in Human Occipital Lobe Emily J. Mason, B.A.
Vanderbilt University, USA
      Glial-Specific Inhibition of TCA Cycle in Rat, by 1H MRS & 13C MRS
Elise M. C. Vinckenbosch, M.Sc.
14:30     Electronic Poster Presentations  
      In Vivo Measurements of Acute Pain Induced Changes of GABA+ & Glx in the Brain by Using Functional 1H-MEGA-PRESS MR Spectroscopy Marianne Cleve, M.Sc.
University Hospital Jena, Germany
      Diffusion-Weighted STEAM MRS to Measure Fat Unsaturation in Regions with Low Fat Content Stefan Ruschke, M.Sc.
Rechts der Isar Hospital (TUM), Germany
      Improved Off-Resonance Phase Behavior using a Phase-Inverted Adiabatic Half Passage Pulse 13C MRS in Humans at 7T Eulalia Serés Roig, M.Sc.
CIBM/CHUV, Switzerland
      Automated Kinetic Modeling of Perfusion & Metabolism-Based on Dynamic Hyperpolarized 13C Data With Open-Source SIVIC Software Christine L. Swisher, M.Sc.
University of California at San Francisco, USA
      Hyperpolarized 13C Lactate as a Substrate for In Vivo Metabolic Studies in Skeletal Muscle Jessica A. Bastiaansen, Ph.D.
EPFL-Lausanne, Switzerland
      Longitudinal Changes in Glutamate in a Mouse Model of Tauopathy Measured by GluCEST Rachelle L. Crescenzi, B.Sc.
University of Pennsylvania, USA
15:20     Poster Award Celebration & Concluding Remarks Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.
Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
15:30     Adjournment