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

(no CME credit)
Monday, 12 May 2014 (10:45-12:45)
Theater: Amber 5
Lounge: Amber 1 & 2

Study Group Committee: Chair, J. Thomas Vaughan, Ph.D.; Chair-Elect, Emanuel Kanal, M.D., F.A.C.R.; Program Director, Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.; Program Director-Elect, Tamer S. Ibrahim, Ph.D.; Secretary, Ralf B. Loeffler, Ph.D.; Secretary-Elect, Ed Boskamp, Ph.D.


Program (Room: Theater, Amber 5)

10:45     Study Group Business Meeting & Introductions
Old Business & New Business
Announcements: MR Safety Workshop & ISMRM RF Safety Book Project
J. Thomas Vaughan, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, USA
11:15     Poster Awards  
11:35     MR Medical Director, MR Safety Officer & MR Safety Expert: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
      Expert Perspective 1 Anne Marie Sawyer, B.S. R.T.(R)(MR)
Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
      Expert Perspective 2 Siegfried Trattnig, M.D.
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
      Expert Perspective 3 Donald W. McRobbie, Ph.D.
Charing Cross Hospital, UK
      Expert Perspective 4 Emanuel Kanal, M.D., F.A.C.R.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
      RF Safety Metrics, SAR & Temperature - Is SAR the Correct Metric to be Relied Upon for RF Safety or Should We Use Temperature Instead?
12:10     Regulatory Perspective FDA Representative  
      Clinical Perspective Michael V. Knopp, M.D., Ph.D.
The Ohio State University, USA
      Scientific Perspective Devashish Shrivastava, Ph.D.
CMRR, University of Minnesota, USA
      Industry Perspective Johan S. van den Brink, Ph.D.
Philips Healthcare, The Netherlands
12:45     Adjournment