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22 October 2020
ISMRM High Field Systems & Applications Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Technology & Applications for Clinical Translation of UHF

Oncological Imaging at 7T: Clinical Applications & Perspectives Presenter:
  • Daniel Paech, M.D.
Making the Most of Cardiovascular Imaging at 7T: Technological & Methodological Aspects Presenter:
  • Sebastian Schmitter, Ph.D.

08 October 2020
ISMRM Interventional MR Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Devices & Clinical Applications for MR-Guided Interventions

Devices & Imaging Methods for MR-Guided Intravascular Interventions Presenter:
  • Michael Bock, Ph.D.
MRI Guided Oncological Interventions: Clinical Point of View Presenter:
  • Jurgen J. Fütterer, M.D., Ph.D.

01 October 2020
ISMRM MR in Radiation Therapy Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Motion Management on MR-Guided RT Systems

Towards 4D-MRgRT in Liver & Rectal Cancer: The Clinical Experience Presenter:
  • Daniel Zips, M.D.
4D MRI & Real-Time Imaging for MR-Guided Radiotherapy Presenter:
  • Andreas Wetscherek, Ph.D.

24 September 2020
ISMRM MR in Drug Research Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Imaging in Oncology Clinical Trials

Imaging in Oncology Clinical Trials: Current State Presenter:
  • Andrew P. Brown
Imaging in Oncology Clinical Trials: Potential of Advanced MRI Presenter:
  • Jacob Hesterman, Ph.D.

17 September 2020
ISMRM Hyperpolarized Media Study Group Virtual Meeting

Hyperpolarized 13C Imaging of the Human Brain Presenter:
  • Charles H. Cunningham, Ph.D.
A Review of Recent Advances in Rb-129Xe Spin Exchange Optical Pumping Technology Presenter:
  • Graham Norquay, Ph.D.

09 July 2020
ISMRM Diffusion MR Study Group Virtual Meeting:
How to Achieve High-Resolution Diffusion MRI

Advanced Acquisition Schemes for Post-mortem High-Resolution Diffusion MRI Presenter:
  • Cornelius Eichner, Ph.D.
Recent Advances for in-vivo High-Resolution Diffusion MRI Presenter:
  • Merry Mani, Ph.D.

25 June 2020
ISMRM MR Spectroscopy Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Open Source Spectroscopy Software

MRShub - An Online MRS Code & Data Repository Presenters:
  • Georg Oeltzschner, Ph.D.
  • Brian J. Soher, Ph.D.
  • William T. Clarke, D.Phil.
MRspa Presenter:
  • Dinesh K. Deelchand, Ph.D.
OpenMRSLab Presenter:
  • Benjamin C. Rowland, D.Phil.

18 June 2020
ISMRM MR Elastography Study Group Virtual Meeting:
The Value of Quantifying Viscoelastic Parameters in Brain Imaging
Model based MRE Inversion: Validation in Simulation, Phantoms & In Vivo Presenter:
  • Matthew D. McGarry, Ph.D.
MRE in Viscoelastic & Poroelastic Materials: From Tofu to Brain Presenter:
  • Ledia Lilaj, M.Sc.

17 June 2020
ISMRM Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Virtual Meeting:
Work-Life-Family Balance in the Era of COVID-19 - Recording not available.
Working from Home is Not Equitable Presenter:
  • Elizabeth Morris, M.D.
Work-Life Balance Perspective: It’s Messy Presenter:
  • Katy Keenan, Ph.D.
Work-Life Balance Perspective: Using Your Time Effectively Presenter:
  • Efrat Shimron, Ph.D.
Work-Life Balance Perspective: Establishing Expectations Presenter:
  • Shaihan Malik, Ph.D.

11 June 2020
SMRT Virtual Meeting in Collaboration with the ISMRM MR of Cancer Study Group:
Habitat Imaging With a Particular Emphasis on Validation of MRI Biomarkers for Imaging Tumor Heterogeneity - Recording not available.
Habitat Imaging for Unravelling Tumour Heterogeneity in Ovarian and Kidney Cancers Presenter:
  • Evis Sala, M.D.,Ph.D.
Multispectral Analysis of mpMRI Images to Identify Tumor Sub-Populations Presenter:
  • Natarajan Raghunand, Ph.D.

04 June 2020
ISMRM MR Engineering Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Engineering Highlights
Introduction Presenter:
  • Alexander J. E. Raaijmakers, Ph.D.
Engineering Challenge Presenter:
  • David O. Brunner, Ph.D.
Recent Achievements & Developments at 10.5T Presenter:
  • Gregor Adriany, Ph.D.
Progress Report On the 11.7T System Presenter:
  • Cécile Rabrait-Lerman, Ph.D.

Open Source Hardware

Pre-Recorded Contributions:
1. Nicola De Zanche, Ph.D.: Modular RF Receive Chain
2. Thomas Witzel, Ph.D.: Open Source Console for Real-Time Acquisition (OCRA)
3. Lukas Winter, Ph.D.: Parallel Transmission Medical Implant Safety Testbed
4. Dimitri Welting, B.Sc.: Open Source RF Hardware Components in MRI
5. Jason P. Stockmann, Ph.D.: Current Driver for Local B0-Shim Coils

Watch these videos individually here.

  • Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Low Field System Initiatives: An Overview Presenters:
  • Najat Salameh, Ph.D. & Mathieu Sarracanie, Ph.D.
Q & A All Speakers

28 May 2020
SMRT Virtual Meeting in Collaboration with the ISMRM Pediatric MR Study Group:
Pediatric MR Imaging Techniques and Caveats and Insight Into Imaging the Neonatal Brain
Neonatal Brain MRI: Why the Technique Parameters Differ from Adults? Presenter:
  • Jorge Humberto Davila Acosta, M.D.
Pediatric MR Imaging Techniques and Caveats Presenter:
  • Nancy Hill Beluk, R.T.(R)

21 May 2020
White Matter Study Group Virtual Meeting:
White Matter Connectivity: An MRI Physicist-Network Scientist Debate
Tractography: Drawing Lines Between Fact & Fiction Presenter:
  • Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D.
The Graph Representation of Brain Structure & Function Presenter:
  • Bratislav Misic, Ph.D.

07 May 2020
Cardiac MR Study Group Virtual Meeting:
CMR at Low & High Magnetic Field Strengths
Low Field CMR Presenter:
  • Adrienne E. Campbell-Washburn, Ph.D.
High Field CMR Presenter:
  • Thoralf Niendorf, Ph.D.

30 April 2020
Placenta & Fetus Study Group Virtual Meeting:
RF Shimming In Pregnancy: Is It Safe?
RF Shimmed Exposure of Pregnant Patients & Implications for the Safety Standard   • Manuel Murbach, Ph.D.
Fetal SAR Constrained RF Shimming for Pregnant Body MRI at 3T   • Filiz Yetisir, Ph.D.
RF Shimming in Pregnant Patients in Philips MultiTransmit   • Cecilia Possanzini, Ph.D.
RF Shimming in Pregnancy: Considerations About Safety   • Matthias Gebhardt, Dipl.Phys.
Practical Aspects of B1+ Control in Pregnancy   • Joseph V. Hajnal, Ph.D.

18 April 2020
ISMRM & SMRT Joint Virtual Meeting:
COVID-19: Perspectives from the MRI Front Line ‒ 2nd Broadcast

Same talks & speakers as 15 April meeting

16 April 2020
Psychiatric MR Study Group Virtual Meeting
MR Imaging of Schizophrenia: Psychoradiological Perspective
Read Dr. Lui's responses to questions asked during the presentation. (pdf)
  • Su Lui, M.D., Ph.D.

15 April 2020
ISMRM & SMRT Joint Virtual Meeting:
COVID-19: Perspectives from the MRI Front Line ‒ 1st Broadcast
COVID-19 Emergency: The Italian Experience   • Dr. Nivedita Agarwal, Italy (ISMRM)
COVID-19 Emergency: A Clinical Perspective from Korea   • Dr. Jongmin Lee (ISMRM)
A Managers Perspective on Staffing and Operational Priorities   • Chris Kokkinos, Australia (SMRT)
The Importance and Practicalities of PPE in MRI   • Rhys Slough, UK (SMRT)
Strategies to Prevent the Intra-Departmental Spread of COVID-19 in Radiology   • Dr. Yong Geng Goh, Singapore
Q&A and Panel Discussion  

27 February 2020
Perfusion Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Frontiers in Perfusion MRI

3D PCASL: What’s New

  • Li Zhao, Ph.D.

Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast Perfusion MRI: An Update on Clinical Applications in Brain Tumors

  • Kathleen M. Schmainda, Ph.D.

27 February 2020
SMRT Virtual Meeting: MR Safety

Six Things You Didn’t Know About MR Safety

  • Donald W. McRobbie, Ph.D.

Implants and the MR Worker

  • Michael Steckner, Ph.D., M.B.A.


11 December 2019
MR Elastography Study Group Virtual Meeting
Remote Palpation using MRI: Quantification of Viscoelastic Parameters for Diagnosis

MR Elastography: Current Technical Developments & Future Prospects

  • Ziying Yin, Ph.D.

Clinical Applications

  • Stephan R. Marticorena Garcia, M.D.

05 December 2019
Interventional MR Study Group Virtual Meeting

MR Thermometry: Review of Physical Principles, & Applications in MRgFUS & LITT

  • Henrik Odéen, Ph.D.

03 December 2019
ISMRM & SMRT Virtual Meeting:
Women in Leadership: Insights from our ISMRM & SMRT MR Community Leaders


Pia C. Maly Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D.
Lund University

Roberta A. Kravitz
ISMRM Executive Director
United States

Karla L. Miller, Ph.D.
University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Shawna Farquharson, M.Sc.(R)
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience

21 November 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab:
The Principles, Challenges & Applications of Diffusion Weighted Imaging in the Body

Diffusion Imaging of the Body: Concepts and Technical Challenges

  • Michael Kean R.T., FSMRT

DWI in the Body: Applications and Challenges for Oncology Imaging

  • Eric P Sigmund Ph.D.

31 October 2019
High Field Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Clinical Translation of UHF: Technology and Applications

Ultrahigh Field (7T) Multi-Modal Brain Imaging for Surgical Treatment

  • Priti Balchandani, Ph.D.

European Ultrahigh-Field Imaging Network for Neurodegenerative Diseases (EUFIND)

  • Emrah Düzel, M.D.

24 October 2019
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties Study Group Virtual Meeting:
Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping Outside the Brain

Mask-Adapted Background Field Removal for Artifact Reduction in Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping of the Prostate

  • Sina Straub, Ph.D.

Rapid Automated Liver Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping

  • Ramin Jafari, Ph.D.

17 October 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab:
How to Deal With Arrhythmia in CMR Imaging

Cardiac MR Imaging in Patients with Arrhythmias

  • Peter Kellman, Ph.D.

Cardiac MR Imaging in Patients with Arrhythmias: The Technologists Perspective: Tips, Tricks, and Possible Solutions

  • Jane M Francis DCR(R), DNM, FSCMR

11 October 2019
MR of Cancer Study Group Virtual Meeting
The Use of Ferumoxytol for Clinical Cancer Imaging

Using Ferumoxytol for MR Imaging of Tumor Associated Macrophages

  • Heike Daldrup-Link, M.D., Ph.D.

Vessel-Size Imaging (VSI): Translational Applications in Oncology to Assess Treatment Response

  • Natalie J. Serkova, Ph.D.

26 September 2019
MR in Radiation Therapy Study Group Virtual Meeting
MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Systems: Clinical Benefit and Technical Challenges

Clinical Focus: Current Experience & Clinical Needs

  • Lauren Henke, M.D., MSCI

Technical Aspects of MRI-linac Design

  • Johan A. Overweg, Ph.D.

19 September 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab in Collaboration with the ISMRM MR Flow & Motion Study Group
The Fundamentals & a Clinical Perspective of Current & Emerging Applications of 4D Flow Imaging

The Fundamentals of 4D Flow Imaging

  • Oliver Wieben, Ph.D.

A Clinical Perspective of Current & Emerging Applications of 4D Flow MRI

  • Nicholas S. Burris, M.D.

12 September 2019
Joint Quantitative MR & MR in Drug Research Study Groups Virtual Meeting

USPIO-Enhanced MRI for Monitoring Neuroinflammation: How Many Irons in the Fire?

  • Marlène Wiart, Ph.D.
Download the presentation PDF (5.5 MB)

Relaxometry for Detection of Iron Oxide Agents with MRI

  • Scott B. Reeder, M.D., Ph.D.
Download the presentation PDF (21.3 MB)

05 September 2019
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group Virtual Meeting
Physical & Technological Aspects of Hyperpolarization

Dissolution DNP Techniques for Hyperpolarized MR: Towards High Field & Throughput

  • Andrea Capozzi, Ph.D.

29 August 2019
MR in Drug Research Study Group Virtual Meeting
Primer On MRI Contrast Agents

Applications of Molecular MR in Drug Development

  • Peter Caravan, Ph.D.

Applications of Non-Gd Agents & Potential Use In Drug Research

  • Scott I. K. Semple, Ph.D.

22 August 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab in Collaboration with the ISMRM MR Safety Study Group
MRI Safety: Implant Labeling & its Practical Applications

Implants and Other Devices: MRI Safety Testing and Labeling Guidelines

  • Terry Woods, Ph.D.

Interpreting and Applying MRI Labeling Information for Implants & Devices

  • Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D., FACR, FACC, FISMRM

08 August 2019
Interventional MR Study Group Virtual Meeting

Overview of the 2019 International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound Meeting

  • Nathan J. McDannold, Ph.D.

01 August 2019
Diffusion Study Group Virtual Meeting
Validation Part 2: How Well Can Fiber Tractography Map the Structural Connections of the Brain?

Talk 1: Tracers & Tractography

  • Anastasia Yendiki, Ph.D.

Talk 2: Micro-Dissection For White Matter Exploration

  • Silvio Sarubbo, M.D., Ph.D.

25 July 2019
Diffusion Study Group Virtual Meeting
Validation Part 1: What Histology Can or Cannot Say About Microstructural Content of the Diffusion MRI Signal?

Talk 1: Histology Methods: An Overview

  • Svenja Caspers, M.D., Ph.D.

Talk 2: Histological Validation of Diffusion MRI Microstructure Models

  • Kurt Schilling, Ph.D.

18 July 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab in Collaboration with the ISMRM MR Spectroscopy Study Group
The How and Why of MR Spectroscopy

Talk 1: The "How to" of MR Spectroscopy

  • Caroline (Lindy) Rae, Ph.D.

Talk 2: The Clinical Applications of MR Spectroscopy

  • Alexander P. Lin, Ph.D.

11 July 2019
PET/MRI Study Group Virtual Meeting
Motion Correction in Simultaneous PET/MR

Talk 1: Cardiac Motion Correction

  • Camila Munoz, Ph.D.

Talk 2: Brain Motion Correction

  • Michael A. Levine, B.Sc.

27 June 2019
White Matter & High Field Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting
Myelin Imaging in the Spinal Cord at High Field

Talk 1: Exploring Spinal Cord Myelination with the Microscope: Characteristics & Composition

  • Cornelia Laule, Ph.D.

Talk 2: Exploring Spinal Cord Myelination with MRI: Contrast & Corroborations

  • Seth A. Smith, Ph.D.

20 June 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab in Collaboration with the ISMRM White Matter Study Group
Challenges, Advances & Applications of MR Spinal Cord Imaging

Talk 1: MRI of the Spine at 3T

  • Ben Kennedy, B.Appl.Sc.,Mst(MRI)

Talk 2: Spinal Cord MRI in the Diagnosis & Monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis: A Clinical-Academic Perspective

  • Klaus Schmierer, M.D., Ph.D.

26 April 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab
MRI Safety: Risk Prevention & Creating an MRI Safety Culture

Talk 1: Preventing MRI Accidents: Best Practice Recommendations to Minimize Risk

  • John C. Posh, B.S.,R.T., (R)(MR)

Talk 2: Creating an MRI Safety Culture and Performance Improvement Program

  • Laura P. Vasquez, PhD, RVT, RT(R)(MR), MRSO

04 April 2019
Diffusion & MR of Cancer Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting
Diffusion MRI for Prostate Cancer

Talk 1: Diffusion MRI Addresses The Challenges Of The Prostate Cancer Journey

  • Anwar R. Padhani, M.B.B.S, FRCP, FRCR

Talk 2: Prostate MRI: Which Microstructure Features Can We See?

  • Gregory Lemberskiy, M.Sc.

05 March 2019
SMRT/CAMRT MR Learning Lab: Accelerated MRI Using Compressed Sensing

What Clinicians Need from Cardiac MRI

  • Michael Noseworthy, Ph.D.

21 February 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab: The How & Why of Cardiac MRI

What Clinicians Need from Cardiac MRI

  • Declan O'Regan, FRCP, FRCR, Ph.D.

Getting Started: The Core Cardiac MRI Exam

  • Cindy Comeau, B.S., RT(N)(MR), FSMRT, FSCMR

18 January 2019
SMRT MR Learning Lab: Improving Throughput Without Compromising Patient Care & Creating Value in MR

Value in MR: What Is It and How Do We Create It?

  • Michael P. Recht, M.D.

When Throughput Affects Patient Care: How to Improve Your Numbers Without Compromising Care

  • Chris Kokkinos, B.Appl.Sc., Pg.Cert.(MRI)


14 November 2018
SMRT MR Learning Lab

Talk 1:
RF Safety in MRI: An MR Technologist’s Perspective

  • Vera Kimbrell, BSRT, (R)(MR), FSMRT

12 November 2018
Junior Fellow Challenge Virtual Meeting
Click here to view the meeting recording.

African MRI Challenge: Open Source MR Training Software

  • Dr. Johnes Obungoloch

South American MRI Challenge: Prevention of Vascular Dementia

  • Dr. Maria Concepcion Garcia Otaduy

Indian MRI Challenge: Accessible Stroke MRI
Click here to view Dr. Geethanath's original recording of his presentation, which was presented for him during the virtual meeting by Lukas Winter.

  • Dr. Sairam Geethanath

01 November 2018
Interventional MR Study Group Virtual Meeting
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Talk 1:
Highlights of the 2018 Interventional MRI Symposium

  • Bruno Quesson, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
Highlights of the 2018 Focused Ultrasound Foundation Symposium

  • Allison Payne, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PowerPoint (28.5 MB)

24 October 2018
SMRT MR Learning Labs webinar
Diffusion Imaging & Fiber Tractography: Tips & Tricks for Clinical Use.

Talk 1:
Fiber Tractography for Practical Neurosurgical Application

  • Shawna Farquharson, M.Sc.(R)

Talk 2:
DTI Processing: Pitfalls in Clinical Applications

  • Alexander Leemans, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PDF (70 MB)

Thursday, 18 October 2018
Cardiac MR Study Group Virtual Meeting
Genetics and Imaging in Cardiomyopathy
  • Neal K. Lakdawala, M.D.
  • Subha V. Raman, M.D., M.S.E.E.

Thursday, 11 October 2018
MR in Drug Research Study Group Virtual Meeting
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Jordi Rimola, M.D.

04 October 2018
Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting: Reproducible Research & White Matter Study Groups
Bringing the Brain Imaging Data Structure (BIDS) closer to quantitative MRI.

Talk 1:
General Presentation of BIDS to ISMRM Audience; Rationale, #users, BIDS Apps

  • Chris Gorgolewski, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
BIDS extension (from BIDS Perspective), Current Status, Outstanding Issues & Plans to Mitigate Them

  • Gilles de Hollander, Ph.D.

Talk 3:
BIDS Extension (From qMRI Perspective), Outstanding Issues & Suggestions to Mitigate Them

  • Mathieu Boudreau, Ph.D.

Talk 4:
Bridging the Gap Between BIDS/qMRI Communities, Outstanding Issues, Documentation, Upcoming Meetings & Deadlines

  • Kirstie J. Whitaker, Ph.D.

26 September 2018
Joint Study Group Virtual Meeting: Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties (SWI) & White Matter Study Groups
Click here to view the meeting recording.

Talk 1:
Myelin Water Imaging

  • Yoonho Nam, Ph.D.*
    * Jongho Lee, Ph.D. joining for discussion

Talk 2:
The Effect of Compartmentalization & Realistic Geometries in the Susceptibility Weighted MR Signal

  • Karla Miller, Ph.D.

20 September 2018
Quantitative MRI Study Group
Noise & Other Remaining Sources of Bias in B0- & B1-Corrected qMR Parameter Estimates.

Talk 1:
Propagation of Errors from Nuisance Parameters in qMRI

  • Mark D. Does, Ph.D.
  • Download the presentation PDF (1.2 MB)

Talk 2:
Sources of Error in Quantitative MRI (qMRI) Parameter Estimation: A Signal Processing Perspective

  • Joshua D. Trzasko, Ph.D.
  • Download the PowerPoint presentation (47 MB)

30 August 2018
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
Watch the meeting recording here

Talk 1:
Advances in Hyperpolarized 129Xe Dissolved-Phase Magnetic Resonance: New Potential for Clinical Application

  • Agilo L. Kern, M.Sc.

Talk 2:
Real-Time Ex-Vivo Measurement of Brain Metabolism Using Hyperpolarized [1-13C] Pyruvate

  • Talia Harris, Ph.D.

09 August 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
Diffusion Weighted Spectroscopy, Part 2
Diffusion Weighted MRS: Numerical Simulation & Experimental Design for Microstructural Modeling
  • Marco Palombo, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Download the PowerPoint presentation (41 MB)

02 August 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
Diffusion Weighted Spectroscopy, Part 1
Diffusion Weighted MRS: Experimental Design, Acquisition, Pre-Processing & Analysis
  • Itamar Ronen, Ph.D.
  • Download the PowerPoint presentation (23 MB)

17 May 2018
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Study Group
Click here to view the meeting recording.

Talk 1:
Multishot Echo-Planar MREIT for Fast Imaging of Conductivity, Current Density & Electric Field Distributions

Presenter 1:
Rosalind J. Sadleir, Ph.D.
Presenter 2:
Douglas C. Noll, Ph.D.

Talk 2:
A Regularized, Model-Based Approach to Phase-Based Conductivity Mapping Using MRI

Presenter 1:
Munish Chauhan, Ph.D.
Presenter 2:
Kathleen M. Ropella-Panagis, Ph.D.

10 May 2018
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
NMRScopeB (jMRUI) – Quantum-Mechanical Simulations for In Vivo MR Spectroscopy
  • Zenon Starcuk, Jr., Ph.D.

03 May 2018
Diffusion Study Group Virtual Meeting, Part 2
Recent Developments in Diffusion Functional MRI
  • Denis Le Bihan, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Daniel F. Nunes, Ph.D.

26 April 2018
MR in Drug Research Study Group
Value of MRI in Drug Development for Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases: The Case for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bradley T. Wyman, Ph.D.

19 April 2018
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
Emerging Applications of Hyperpolarization Virtual Meetings Series
  • Robert Thomen, Ph.D.

12 April 2018
Hyperpolarization Methods Study Group
Understanding Extended SABRE (X-SABRE): Direct Heteronuclear Polarization, High Field Effects, & Fundamental Limitations
  • Warren S. Warren, Ph.D.

05 April 2018
Diffusion Study Group, Part 1
Characterizing Pathology Using Diffusion MRI: The Physicist’s vs. Clinician’s Perspective
  • Jacques-Donald Tournier, Ph.D.
  • Timothy M. Shepherd, M.D., Ph.D.

29 March 2018
PET/MR Study Group
Perfusion: Modeling and Measurement with PET/MRI
  • Mark Lubberink, Ph.D.
  • Christin Y. Sander, Ph.D.


26 October 2017
Electro-Magnetic Tissue Properties Study Group
Hot Topics in QSM
  • Pascal Spincemaille Ph.D. & Zhe Liu
  • Viktor Vegh Ph.D. & Surabhi Sood

19 October 2017
Diffusion Study Group
Complementary Informed Microstructure & Tractography?
  • Alessandro Daducci, Ph.D.
  • Nikola Stikov, Ph.D.

21 September 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
jMRUI: Software for MRS Data Processing and Quantitation
  • Jana Starčuková, Ph.D.

14 September 2017
MR Engineering Study Group
Updates on Wireless and Fiber-optic MR Signal Transmission

Pathway to Wireless MRI
  • Greig Scott, Stanford University, USA
In-Bore Digitization and Fiber-Optic Signal Transmission
  • David Brunner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

07 September 2017
High Field & Safety Study Groups
Joint High Field Study Group and Safety Study Group Meeting

Safety Always Comes First: UHF MR and Biological Hazards
  • Masah Fatahi, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
How To Get An UHF Project Up & Running: A Case for Pushing the Field Strength Boundaries with a 10.5 Tesla Human MR System
  • Gregory Metzger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Practical and Safety Perspectives on Dielectric Shimming in High Field MRI
  • Wyger Brink from Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

17 August 2017
Hyperpolarized Media Study Group
Emerging Applications of Hyperpolarization

Jiazheng Wang “1H imaging of hyperpolarized [1-13C]lactate in vivo
Sarah Svenningsen “Pulmonary MRI to better Understand and Treat Asthma”

25 July 2017
ISMRM-SNMMI PET/MRI Virtual Meeting: Attenuation Correction
Note: Use your regular login to access this video.

Guests: Hongyu An, Ph.D.; Silin Ren, Ph.D. Cand.

20 July 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
MRS Simulation & Preprocessing Using the FID-A Toolkit
Guest: Jamie P. Near, Ph.D.
  • Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: Advanced processing and simulation of MRS data using the FID appliance (FID-A)—An open source, MATLAB-based toolkit
  • MRM Highlights blog: Q&A with Gabriel Devenyi and Jamie Near
  • FID-A on Github

15 June 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
INSPECTOR: The New Kid on the Block

Guests: Christoph Juchem, Ph.D.

Click here for more information on INSPECTOR.

25 May 2017
PET/MRI Virtual Meeting: Prostate Cancer Imaging
Guests: Steve Cho, M.D.; Baris Turkbey, M.D.

23 February 2017
MR Spectroscopy Study Group
SpectrIm: A Tool for the Combined Analysis of MR Spectroscopy & Imaging

Guests: Nuno Barros, M.Sc., Johannes Slotboom, Ph.D. 

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation. (35 MB)


03 November 2016
PET-MRI Study Group
Guests: Valentin Riedl, Elizabeth Mormino, Yi Su


09 April 2015
Diffusion Study Group
Fiber Tractography Challenge 2015
Guests: Maxime Descoteaux, Ph.D., Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D.


11 December 2014
White Matter Study Group
“An Introduction to Inhomogeneous Magnetization Transfer”
Guests: David C. Alsop, Ph.D., I-Wen Evan Chen, B.Sc., Guillaume Duhamel, Ph.D., Olivier M. Girard, Ph.D., and Gopal K. Varma, Ph.D.

09 October 2014
White Matter Study Group
“Characterizing White Matter Microstructure with in vivo Histology”
Guests: Mark D. Does, Ph.D., Tanguy Duval, M.Sc., and Nikola A. Stikov, Ph.D.

27 February 2014
Current Issues in Brain Function Study Group
“Connecting to the Connectome”
Guests: Jennifer Elam, Ph.D., Gregory K. Farber, Ph.D., Todd Parrish, Ph.D., Stam Sotiropoulos, Ph.D., David C. Van Essen, Ph.D., and An (Joseph) Vu, Ph.D.


21 November 2013
Interventional Study Group
“Reimbursement in Interventional MRI”
Guests: Richard Duszak, M.D., Bonnie Gillum, Sherif G. Nour, M.D., FRCR, Carol Prescott, Tobias R. Schaeffter, Ph.D. and Clifford R. Weiss, M.D.

Program for "Reimbursement in Interventional MRI"

19 September 2013
White Matter Study Group
“Assessing White Matter: Frequency Shifts in MRI Signal and Underlying Tissue Changes”
Guests: Evan Chen, B.Sc., Mark D. Does, Ph.D., Yi Wang, Ph.D., Cynthia Wisnieff, B.Sc.

12 September 2013
Journal Club Session 11
MR Elastography
Guests: Richard L. Ehman, M.D., Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., & Claude B. Sirlin, M.D.

5 September 2013
Dynamic MR Spectroscopy Study Group Meeting
“MRSI in Clinical Practice - Reaching Consensus”
Guests: Peter B. Barker, D.Phil., Alberto Bizzi, M.D., Andrew A. Maudsley, Ph.D., Sarah J. Nelson, Ph.D., Jullie W. Pan, M.D., Ph.D., Stefan Posse, Ph.D., Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.

29 August 2013
Journal Club Session 10
Vessel Selective ASL
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Jeroen Hendrikse, M.D., Ph.D., Thomas W. Okell, D.Phil., M.Sci., M.Sc., & Eric C. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.

25 July 2013
Perfusion Study Group Meeting
“Recommended Implementation of Arterial Spin Labeling Perfusion MRI for Clinical Applications: Reaching Consensus”
Guests: David C. Alsop, Ph.D., Xavier G. Golay, Ph.D., Luis Hernandez-Garcia, Ph.D., Hanzhang Lu, Ph.D., Eric C. Wong, M.D., Ph.D. & Greg Zaharchuk, M.D., Ph.D.

27 June 2013
Journal Club Session 9
Gadgetron: An Open Source Framework for Medical Image Reconstruction
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Michael S. Hansen, James G. Pipe & Thomas S. Sørensen
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30 May 2013
Journal Club Session 8
MR Imaging Around Metal
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Brian A. Hargreaves, Ph.D., and Mary Hochman, M.D.


19 October 2012
Journal Club Session 7
Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI)
Guests: Markus Barth, Ph.D., Chunlei Liu, Ph.D., Jürgen R. Reichenbach, Ph.D.

16 August 2012
Journal Club Session 6
MR Measurement of Hyperpolarized Tracers
Guests: James A. Bankson, Ph.D., Kevin M. Brindle, Ph.D., John Kurhanewicz, Ph.D.

11 July 2012
Journal Club Session 5
First Annual ISMRM-OHBM Joint Virtual Workshop
Guests: Peter Dechent, Ph.D., Manhua Liu, Ph.D., Hui Mao, Ph.D., Karla L. Miller, Ph.D., Deqiang Qiu, Ph.D., Andrew Reid, Ines R. Violante

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7 June 2012
Journal Club Session 4
ISMRM Challenge
Guests: Diego Hernando, Ph.D., Houchun Hu, Ph.D., Samuel A. Hurley, M.S., Yun Jiang, M.S., Alexey Samsonov, Ph.D., Jeffrey Tsao, Ph.D., MBA

20 April 2012
Journal Club Session 3
Virtually Melbourne
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Brian A. Hargreaves, Ph.D., Tamer S. Ibrahim, Ph.D., Karla L. Miller, Ph.D., James G. Pipe, Ph.D., Claudia A. Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D.

28 March 2012
Journal Club Session 2
Review of ISMRM Workshop Fat/Water Separation
Guests: Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D., Diego Hernando, Ph.D., Houchun Hu, Ph.D., Yun Jiang, M.S., Scott B. Reeder, M.D., Ph.D.


22 June 2011
Journal Club Session 1
What is Compressed Sensing & What is it Good For?
Guests: Ganesh Adluru, Ph.D., Michael Lustig, Ph.D., Shreyas S. Vasanawala, M.D., Ph.D.