27th ISMRM Annual Meeting • 11-16 May 2019 • Montréal, QC, Canada

Combined Educational & Scientific Session
Cell Tracking & Molecular Imaging Using Exogenous Agents

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Cell Tracking & Molecular Imaging Using Exogenous Agents
Combined Educational & Scientific Session

ORGANIZERS: Ronald Ouwerkerk, Kannie WY Chan, Yi-Fen Yen

Wednesday, 15 May 2019
  13:30 - 15:30 Moderators:  Guanshu Liu

Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate

Session Number: W-07

An overview of methods and applications of MR based cell tracking methods using contrast agents or bioorganic contrast enhancement. Mechanisms based on gadolinium, super-paramagnetic ion, fluorine, and methods based on chemical exchange saturation transfer are discussed. The current and future clinical applications are also discussed.

Target Audience

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify methods available to probe cell distribution, cell survival, cell function, cell differentiation, and cellular enzymatic activity; and
- List which probes are suitable for humans use and which probes have made it into clinical trials.


  Methods for Cell Tracking
Erik Shapiro
  Clinical Applications of MR Cell Tracking
Jeff Bulte
14:30 - 16:00   T.B.A.
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