ISMRM Workshop Series • 29-31 March 2019

ISMRM Workshop on
Accessible MRI for the World
New Delhi, India

Preliminary Program


Registration & Setup – Thursday, 28 March 2019 – No CME Available
16:00 Registration & Speaker Upload Available until 18:00
 
Day 1 – Friday, 29 March 2019
07:00 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
 
Session 1: Opening
08:00 Welcome & Introduction Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, M.D. (ISMRM India Chapter Chair),
Sairam Geethanath, Ph.D. (Co-Chair) &
Sonal Krishan, M.D. (Co-Chair)
08:30 ISMRM Asia Outreach Program Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Charlestown, MA, USA
08:45 Delivering MRI to the World: Significance, Challenges & Potential Solutions J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr., Ph.D.
Columbia Univesity
New York, NY, USA
09:15 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 2: Understanding the Needs of the Underserved Populations (Including Disease Burden & Public Health Policy)
Moderators: Rakesh K. Gupta, M.D. & Harsh Mahajan, M.D.
09:45 Understanding Accessible Healthcare: Vision, Goals & Policies Vinod K. Paul, M.D., Ph.D., FAMS, FNASc, FASc, FNA
NITI Aayog
New Delhi, India
10:05 Healthcare Technology Assessment of MRI in India Biju Soman, M.D., MBBS, DPH, MSc, DLSHTM
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Thiruvananthapuram, India
10:30 Delivering MR to Patients in India's Busiest Hospital Naranamangalam R. Jagannathan, Ph.D.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
10:55 Understanding Accessible Healthcare Challenges on the Ground Sonal Krishan, M.D.
Medanta Hospital
New Delhi, India
11:20 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 3: What Do the Clinicians Need?
Moderators: Anjali Agrawal, M.D. & Chandrasekharan Kesavadas, M.D.
13:00 India Deepak Premanand Patkar, M.D.
Nanavati Hospital
Mumbai, India
13:25 India Col. Harish Bhatia, M.D.
Doon MRI & Diagnostics
Dehradun, India
13:50 Africa Trish Scanlan, M.D.
Muhimbili National Hospital
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
14:15 North America Vikas Gulani, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA
14:40 South America Emerson L. Gasparetto, M.D., Ph.D.
Diagnósticos da América
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15:05 Briefing About the Breakout & Other Supporting Activities Sairam Geethanath, Ph.D.
Dayanada Sagar Institutions (India),
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
15:25 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Breakout Session 1
Facilitator: Sonal Krishan, M.D.
15:55 Deciding on Specific MR Accessibility Challenge to Undertake & Potential Impacts of Solving the Challenge
17:55 MR accessibility matrix and clinical workflow
18:15 Adjourn
 
Day 2 – Saturday, 30 March 2019
07:00 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
 
Session 4: A Brief of MR Innovation
Moderators: J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr., Ph.D. & Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.
08:00 NMR & the First FT MR Images Anil Kumar, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, India
08:25 In Vivo Imaging Using MRI C.L. Khetrapal, Ph.D.
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Lucknow, India
08:50 MRI Technologies & Applications of the Future Maxim Zaitsev, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
09:15 Understanding a Safe & Accredited MR System Devashish Shrivastava, Ph.D.
US Food & Drug Adminstration
Silver Spring, MD, USA
09:40 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 5: Case Studies
Moderators: Andrew G. Webb, Ph.D. & Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
10:10 Case Study 1: Indigenization, Rapid Prototyping & Scaling of MR Technology Rajesh Harsh, M.Sc.
Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering & Research
Mumbai, India
10:35 Case Study 2: India’s 1.5T & Next-Gen MR Scanners Arjun Arunachalam, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mumbai, India
11:00 Case Study 3: Low Field Sustainable MRI Andrew G. Webb, Ph.D.
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands
11:25 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 6: Democratizing MR Innovation I: Hardware
Moderators: J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr., Ph.D. & Andrew G. Webb, Ph.D.
13:00 Building Your Own Laboratory MR System Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Charlestown, MA, USA
13:30 Open-Source Hardware: How to Get Started Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Berlin, Germany
 
Session 7: Democratizing MR Innovation II: Software & Economics
Moderators: T.B.A.
14:00 Accessing MR Knowledge: Open-Source Software Jon-Fredrik Nielsen, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
14:25 Open-Source Tools for Brain Image Analysis Rita G. Nunes, DPhil.
Instituto Superior Técnico
Lisbon, Portugal
14:50 Setting Up India’s First Private Radiology Enterprise Harsh Mahajan, M.D.
Mahajan Imaging Pvt. Ltd.
New Delhi, India
15:15 A Business Plan for Accessible MRI Stefan Roell, Ph.D.
Neoscan Solutions GmbH
Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
15:40 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Breakout Session 2
Facilitator: Sairam Geethanath, Ph.D.
16:10 Deciding on MR Technology Strategy to Undertake & Identifying Tools to Use
18:10 Tech Specs & Business Plan
18:25 Adjourn
 
Day 3 – Sunday, 31 March 2019
07:00 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
 
Session 8: Quantitative Imaging for Expedited Decision-Making: Opportunities & Challenges
Moderators: Rita G. Nunes, DPhil. & Ramesh Venkatesan, D.Sc.
08:00 Quantitative & Intelligent MR for Underserved Populations: Need Across Demographics & Applications Manojkumar Saranathan, Ph.D.
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, USA
08:25 Accelerating Access to Quantitative MR Nicole Seiberlich, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA
08:50 Quantitative Imaging & Big Data Suraj Serai, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, USA
09:15 Biomarker-Driven MR Studies Girish Srinivasan, Ph.D.
PhenoMX
New York, NY, USA
09:40 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Breakout Session 3
Facilitator: Vidur Mahajan, M.B.B.S.
10:10 Leveraging Aspects of Quantitative Imaging: Slides
11:40 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 9: Team Pitches (No CME Available)
Moderators: Vidur Mahajan, M.B.B.S. & Trish Scanlan, M.D.
13:00 Team Pitches (No CME Available)  
14:00 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 10: Putting It All Together: Outcomes of Brainstorming
Moderators: Amit Mehndiratta, M.B.B.S., D.Phil. & Anup Singh, Ph.D.

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

14:30    
14:40    
14:50    
15:00    
15:10    
15:20    
15:30 Poster Session (No CME Available)
16:30 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 11: Closing Comments & Awards
Moderators: J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr., Ph.D.; Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D & Andrew G. Webb, Ph.D.
17:00 Closing Ceremony & Awards
17:30 Five Quick Comments & Input Session Moderators
17:45 Concluding Remarks & Adjournment Sairam Geethanath, Ph.D. (Co-Chair) &
Sonal Krishan, M.D. (Co-Chair)
 

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