ISMRM Workshop Series • 04-06 February 2018
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ISMRM Workshop on
MRI of the Placenta
Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA, USA

Preliminary Program


Registration & Setup – Saturday, 03 February 2018
17:00   Registration Available (until 18:00)
 
Day 1 – Sunday, 04 February 2018
07:30   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own
08:30     Introduction & Overview Organizing Committee
 
Session 1: The Placenta: Its Development, Structure & Function/Dysfunction
  Moderator: Oliver Wieben, Ph.D.
08:45     Sculpting the Human Placenta; the Impact of the Maternal Circulation Graham Burton, FMedSci
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, UK
09:15     Placental Pathology with a Focus on Those Potentially Imageable Drucilla Roberts, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
09:45     Break & Speaker Upload Available  
  Proffered Papers - Oral Session

10:15     Placental Baseline Conditions Modulate the Hyperoxic BOLD-MRI Response Marianne Sinding, Ph.D.
Aalborg University Hospital
Aalborg, Denmark
10:30     Functional Imaging of the Placenta: Comparison of Ferumoxytol DCE MRI & Endogenous BOLD Contrast in Rhesus Macaque Ante Zhu, M.Sc.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
10:45     MRI in Pregnant Rabbit: A Tool for Fetoplacental Units Localization to Perform Accurate Multimodal Analysis Charline Bertholdt, M.D.
IADI, Université de Lorraine
Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
11:00     Towards Measuring pO2 via 1H Longitudinal Relaxation of Water: Quantifying the Confounds Kelsey Meinerz, B.Sc., M.A. Physics
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO, USA
11:15     Quantitative BOLD MRI Identifies Changes in Placental Oxygen Reserve with Induced Maternal Hypoxia in a Non-Human Primate Model Matthias Schabel, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR, USA
11:30     Placental Metabolic Rate of Oxygen Ana E. Rodriguez-Soto, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

11:45   Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 2: Maternal Health & Fetal Programming: Placenta as the Interface
  Moderator: Catherine Limperopoulos, Ph.D.
13:00     Placental Exosomes & Placental-Maternal-Fetal Communication Yoel Sadovsky, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
13:30     Going with the Flow: Cardiovascular Consequences of Placental Insufficiency Janna Morrison, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
University of South Australia
Adelaide, NSW, Australia
  Proffered Papers - Oral Session

14:00     GlucoCEST of Human Placenta During Maternal Glucose Tolerance Test Jie Luo, Ph.D.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China
14:15     Placental T2* in a Prolonged Pregnancy Mouse Model Stephania Assimopoulos, B.Sc.
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
14:30     Early Maternal Alcohol Exposure Diminishes Placental Perfusion & Oxygen Availability Affecting Fetal Growth in a Non-Human Primate Model Jamie Lo, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR, USA
14:45     T2 & T2* Imaging of the Placenta in Pregnancies Complicated by Chronic Hypertension & Preeclampsia Alison Ho, M.A., M.B.B.S.
King's College London
London, England, UK
15:00     Exploring the Placental-Fetal Connection with Multimodal MRI in a Mouse Model of Intrauterine Inflammation Dan Wu, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA

15:15   Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 3: Monitoring Placental Health: Clinical State of the Art
  Moderator: Manjiri Dighe, M.D.
15:45     Basic MR Imaging of the Placenta & Intrinsic Pathologies Daniela Prayer, M.D.
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
16:15     From Ultrasound to MR Imaging in High-Risk Pregnancies: A Placenta Clinic Perspective John Kingdom, M.D.
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
16:45   Break & Speaker Upload Available
  Proffered Papers - Oral Session

17:00     Textural Analysis of the Morbidly Adherent Placenta (MAP) from MR Acquisitions Quyen N. Do, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX, USA
17:15     Visualization of Subclinical Uterine Contractions During Placental BOLD MRI Esra Abaci Turk, Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
17:30     Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging of Placental-Myometrial Interface in a Pregnant Rat Model Ketan B. Ghaghada, Ph.D.
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX, USA
17:45     Comparison of 1.5 T & 3 T MRI for 3D Quantitative Susceptibility & T2* Mapping of the Human Placenta Zungho Zun, Ph.D.
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC, USA
18:00     Exploring Placental Function Over Gestation Using Multi-Modal Functional MRI Jana Hutter, Ph.D.
King's College London
London, England, UK

18:15   Adjourn - Dinner on your own
 
Day 2 – Monday, 05 February 2018
07:30   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own
 
Session 4: The ABCs of Placental MRI: Anatomy & Microstructure
  Moderator: John G. Sled, Ph.D.
08:30     MRI Markers of Placental Hypoxia: A Clinical Test of Placental Dysfunction Anne Sørensen, M.D., Ph.D.
Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark
09:00     Translational MRI Studies in the Nonhuman Primate Antonio Frias, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR, USA
09:30   Break & Speaker Upload Available
  Proffered Papers - Oral Session

10:00     Circulating Placental mRNA Biomarkers as an Adjunct to Imaging to Monitor Placental Function & Detect the Hypoxic Fetus Clare L. Whitehead, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
10:15     Diffusion-Weighted Imaging of the Placenta in Gestational Diabetes: A Feasibility Study Wonsang You, Ph.D.
Children's National Health System
Washington, DC, USA
10:30     High-Resolution Diffusion MRI Maps of Mice with Normal & Dysfunctional Placentas Reveal Clear Fetal Differences Qingjia Bao, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
10:45     Placental Diffusion & Perfusion in Healthy & Growth-Restricted Fetuses Using IVIM Nickie Andescavage, M.D.
Children's National Health Systems
Washington, DC, USA
11:00     Optimised B-Values & Gradient Directions for Placental Diffusion MRI Paddy J. Slator, Ph.D.
University College London
London, England, UK
11:15     Diffusion-Weighted Placental MRI in Normal Pregnancies & Those Complicated by Placental Dysfunction Ditte Nymark Hansen, M.D.
Aalborg University Hospital
Aalborg, Denmark

11:30   Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
12:45   Keynote: Developing New Methods for Safe, Real-Time Assessment of Human Placenta Development & Function Across Pregnancy David Weinberg, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
 
Session 5: The ABCs of Placental MRI: Blood Flow, Physiology, Metabolism & Transport
  Moderator: Penny A. Gowland, Ph.D.
13:15     Placental Oxygen Transfer & Consumption by Uterine & Umbilical Cine Phase Contrast Flow Quantification & MR Oximetry Mike Seed, MBBS, MRCPCH, FRCR
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON, Canada
13:45     MRI of Maternal Vascular Remodeling in the Mouse Pregnancy Michal Neeman, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
14:15   Break & Speaker Upload Available
  Proffered Papers - Oral Session

14:45     In Vivo MRI Assessment of Uterine Artery Geometry & Hemodynamics in Healthy Pregnancies Eileen Hwuang, B.Sc.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
15:00     Comparison of FAIR & Velocity-Selective ASL Perfusion MRI in the Human Placenta Kai D. Ludwig, M.Sc.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI, USA
15:15     Movement of Blood Within the Placenta Simon Shah, Ph.D.
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, England, UK
15:30     4D Flow MRI of the Uterine & Ovarian Vessels in the 2nd Trimester Philip Corrado, B.Sc.
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI, USA
15:45     Hyperpolarized [1-13C] Pyruvate Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Placentae Associated with Intrauterine Growth Restriction Lanette J. Friesen-Waldner, Ph.D.
Western University
London, ON, Canada

16:00   Reception & Poster Session (No CME Available)
18:00   Adjourn - Dinner on your own
 
Day 3 – Tuesday, 06 February 2018
08:00   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own
 
 
Session 6: The ABCs of Placental MRI: Coils, Analysis, Pulse Sequence Design, Safety
  Moderator: Patricia Ellen Grant, M.D.
09:00     Advancing Placenta MRI: Emerging Methods, Issues & Opportunities Joseph V. Hajnal, Ph.D.
King's College London
London, England, UK
09:30     Advancing Fetal MRI: Hardware, Pulse Sequence & Post Processing Developments Lawrence Wald, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA, USA
10:00   Break & Speaker Upload Available
10:30 Proffered Papers - Oral Session

10:30     Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting in the Placenta & Fetal Organs at 3T Jeffrey Stout, M.Phil.
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
10:45     Optimizing Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Placenta Using a Hybrid Flip Angle Scheme Lauren M. Smith, B.Sc.
Western University
London, ON, Canada
11:00     Accelerated HASTE Acquisition for Fetal Brain MRI with Low-Rank & Subspace Modeling Bo Zhao, Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Chalestown, MA, USA
11:15     Estimation of a Signal-Appropriate Reference Volume to Improve Registration of High B-Value Diffusion Volumes in the Human Placenta Conrad Rockel, Ph.D.
Western University
London, ON, Canada
11:30     Impact of Body Model Mismatch on SAR Estimation for Pregnant Body Imaging at 3 Tesla Filiz Yetisir, Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
11:45     Respiration-Resolved Placenta Imaging Using Continuous Steady-State Excitation with Linear Frequency Sweeps Laurence Jackson, Ph.D.
Kings College London
London, England, UK

12:00   Adjournment & Boxed Lunches
 
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The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This workshop does not offer CME credits.