ISMRM Workshop Series • 07-10 April 2018
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ISMRM Workshop on
MR Imaging of nX-Nuclei (23Na & Friends):
From Controversies to Potential Clinical Applications

Hotel Croatia Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Preliminary Program


Registration & Setup – Saturday, 07 April 2018 – No CME Available
15:00   Registration & Speaker Upload Available until 18:00
 
Day 1 – Sunday, 08 April 2018 – No CME Available
07:00   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
08:15     Welcome & Introductions

 
Christian Beaulieu, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
08:30     Overview of the Workshop Keith R. Thulborn, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
 
Session 1: nX MRI Opportunities Not Provided by 1H MRI
  Moderator: Claudia A. Gandini Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D.
09:00     Unmet Clinical Needs in the Brain Matilde Inglese, M.D., Ph.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
09:45     Unmet Clinical Needs in the Body Olgica R. Zaric, M.Sc.
Medical University of Vienna
Wien, Austria
10:30   Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 2: The "Nitty Gritty" of nX Image Generation
  Moderator: Keith R. Thulborn, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00     Designing k-space for nX Nuclei Acquisitions & Reconstruction Fernando Boada, Ph.D.
New York University Medical Center
New York, NY, USA
11:45     Image Reconstruction Issues Related to Real Resolution, Partial Volume & B1/B0 Corrections Armin Nagel, Dr.Rer.Nat.
University Hospital Erlangen
Erlangen, Germany
12:30   Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 3: nX-Nuclei in Practice
  Moderator: Fernando Boada, Ph.D.
14:00     Overview of nX Nuclei Hardware Requirements Thoralf Niendorf, Ph.D.
Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
14:45     High Fields: State of the Art in nX Nuclei Klaus Scheffler, Ph.D.
Tuebingen University
Tübingen, Germany
 
Session 4: Posters #1 (odd)
  Moderator: T.B.A.
15:30     Poster Session #1 - Odd presenters first hour
17:30   Adjourn
 
Day 2 – Monday, 09 April 2018 – No CME Available
07:30   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 5: Biophysics of Sodium MRI in the Brain
  Moderator: Christian Beaulieu, Ph.D.
08:30     Ins & Outs of Biological Tissue Bi-exponential Quadrupolar NMR Signal Relaxation: There is No Bound Sodium Charles Springer, Jr., Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
09:15     Multiple Quantum Effects in X-Nuclei MRI Gil Navon, Ph.D.
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
10:00   Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 6: Sodium MRI Measurements
  Moderator: Keith Thulborn, M.D., Ph.D.
10:30     Quantification of Tissue Sodium Concentration Sandro Romanzetti, Ph.D.
University Hospital Aachen
Aachen, Germany
11:10     Contrast Mechanisms Beyond Concentration Robert Stobbe, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
11:50     Can Intracellular Sodium Concentration Be Measured? Guillaume Madelin, Ph.D.
New York University
New York, NY, USA
12:30   Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 7: Clinical MRI Vendor Round Table
  Moderator: Fernando Boada, Ph.D.
14:00     Vendor Round Table  
 
Session 8: Posters #2 (even)
  Moderator: T.B.A.
15:30     Poster Session #2 - Even presenters first hour
17:30   Adjourn
18:00   Evening Reception/Dinner on-site
 
Day 3 – Tuesday, 10 April 2018 – No CME Available
07:30   Registration & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 9: Clinical Insights: Meeting Unmet Needs
  Moderator: Claudia A. Gandini Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D.
08:30     nX Nuclei Applications in Neurological Disorders Wafaa Zaaraoui, Ph.D.
Aix-Marseille University
Marseille, France
09:15     The Potential Clinical Applications of 19F MRI Eric T. Ahrens, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
10:00   Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 10: Summary
  Moderator: Keith R. Thulborn, M.D., Ph.D.
10:30     Summary & Closing Remarks Lothar Schad, Ph.D.
Heidelberg University
Mannheim, Germany
11:30     Group Discussion  

 

12:00     Closing Statements, Boxed Lunches & Adjournment Christian Beaulieu, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
 
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