Birmingham 5-7 September 2007

We are delighted to invite you to attend the 13th Annual Meeting of the British Chapter of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. This is being held at the University of Birmingham between the 5th and 7th September 2007. It is our intention to request CME credits for the clinical participants from the Royal College of Radiologists.

The event is sponsored by: MRIGuide, Wardray Premise, Siemens Medical Solutions, Pulseteq, GlaxoSmithKline, GE Healthcare, SpectraGases, Philips, Varian, Magnex Scientific, Wiley, Pfizer and Locate Birmingham.


Wednesday 5th September is reserved for a half-day workshop. The topic of the workshop will be "MR in treatment monitoring". Areas covered by the workshop will include:

  • Perfusion and Diffusion MRI
  • MRS
  • Metabolomics Analysis
  • Molecular Imaging

Scientific Programme

The scientific program of the British Chapter's Annual Meeting will start at 9am on Thursday 6th September continuing to 5pm on Friday 7th.

The main meeting will comprise a series of topic-based sessions, with reviews from invited speakers, proffered papers, and poster sessions.

The topics will include:

  • New Techniques and Hardware
  • Ultrashort echo time MRI
  • NMR in Metabolomics
  • Functional Brain Imaging Almost Without Gradients
  • In Utero MRI for Neurodevelopment
  • MR in Presymptomatic Diagnosis

There will be a Debate on Thursday the 6th under the theme: "This House Believes That Proton Is The Only Nucleus For In Vivo MR Imaging"

Social Events

On the evening of Wednesday 5th of September, there will be a poster reception in the Business School dedicated for the Workshop participants. Please note that the cost of the reception buffet is not included in the registration fee and all those wishing to attend this event should inform us in advance.

The conference dinner (cost included in the registration fee) will be held in the Banqueting Suite of Birmingham City Council Hall (1 Victoria Square, Birmingham City Centre) at 7pm on Thursday 6th September.

A preliminary timetable of the events can be found here.