ISMRM Workshop Series • 31 March - 03 April 2019

ISMRM Workshop on
Ultrahigh Field Magnetic Resonance:
Technological Advances, Translational Research Promises & Clinical Applications
Hotel Croatia Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Program


Day 1 – Sunday, 31 March 2019 – 2.75 CME Available
08:00 Registration
Optional Educational Focus Sessions – Sunday, 31 March 2019, 09:00–14:30 – No CME Available
Option 1:
Beyond Commercially Available RF Coils:
Development, Evaluation & Use
Moderators: T.B.A.
09:00 Theoretical Consideration of RF Coil Design & Optimization Bastien Guerin, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA, USA
09:40 Accurate EM Simulations: Pros & Cons of Various Approaches Joseph V. Rispoli, Ph.D.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
10:20 Implementing the Designs: Practical Aspects to RF Coil Construction Ria Forner, M.Eng. (Hons)
MR Coils B.V.
Zaltbommel, Netherlands
11:00 Break
11:30 After Designing, Modeling & Building an RF Coil, What Does It Take to Demonstrate That It Can Be Used Safely to Scan Humans? Pierre-Francois van de Moortele, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
12:10 Design of Parallel Transmission RF Pulses: Methods & Applications Vincent Gras, Ph.D.
NeuroSpin/CEA
Gif-sur-Yvette, France
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Pushing the Limits with pTx: System Considerations & Exam Supervision Stephan Orzada, Ph.D.
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Essen, Germany
14:40 ISMRM Initiative Update: Best Practices for Safety Testing of Experimental RF Hardware Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
14:55 Panel Discussion: Share Your Experiences & Ask the Experts
15:40 Adjourn
Option 2:
UHF Spectroscopy:
Addressing Challenges & Achieving Gains
Moderators: T.B.A.
09:00 Theoretical Benefits of Ultrahigh Field MR in Spectroscopy Malgorzata Marjanska, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
09:30 Acquisition Method Considerations: 3T to 7T & Above: Single Voxel & Editing Uzay E. Emir, Ph.D.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
10:15 Spatially Resolving Metabolite Profiles: Acquisition & Reconstruction Michal Považan, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
11:00 Break
11:30 Conquering the Static B0 Field Christoph Juchem, Ph.D.
Columbia University
New York, NY, USA
12:15 Hardware & B1+ Management Strategies in Spectroscopy Anke Henning, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Exploring X-Nuclei Advantages Spectroscopy Jannie P. Wijnen, Ph.D.
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
14:45 Panel Discussion: Share Your Experiences & Ask the Experts
15:30 Adjourn
16:00 Speaker Upload Available
Keynote Lectures
Moderators: Gregory J. Metzger, Ph.D. & Thoralf Niendorf, Ph.D.
17:00 Clinical Impact of UHF-MR Anja G. van der Kolk, M.D., Ph.D.
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
17:20 Life Is Good: Early Clinic Experience with UHF-MR Tim Sinnecker, M.D.
Medical Image Analysis Center
Basel, Switzerland
17:40 Plug-and-Play Parallel Transmission & the Clinic: A Perfect Marriage? Nicolas Boulant, Ph.D.
NeuroSpin/CEA
Gif-sur-Yvette, France
18:00 Beyond Diagnostic Imaging: Potentials of UHF-MR Interventions & Treatment Planning Eva Oberacker, Dipl.-Phys.
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
18:20 From 9.4mT to 9.4T: Isn't Low Field High Enough? Klaus Scheffler, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
18:40 What Can X-Nuclei UHF-MR Bring to the Clinic? Armin Nagel Dr. rer. nat.
University Hospital Erlangen-Nuremberg
Erlangen, Germany
19:00 UHF-MR: How to Balance Effort, Value, Costs & Outcome in a Competitive Environment Peter R. Luijten, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
19:20 The Road from UHF to Extreme Field MR: Tales from 21.1T Jens T. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Tallahassee, FL, USA
19:40 Adjourn & Reception
 
Day 2 – Monday, 01 April 2019 – 7.00 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own (included if staying at hotel)
 
Session 1: UHF-MR Safety
Moderators: Titti Owman, R.N.(R)(CT)(MR)FSMRT & Benedikt A. Poser, Ph.D.
08:30 Practical Considerations, Guidelines, Harmonization & Subjective Acceptance of UHF-MR Karin G. Markenroth Bloch, Ph.D.
Lund University
Lund, Sweden
08:50 Physiologic Field Effects: Latest Results Andrea Grant, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
09:10 Exploring Implant Safety & Its Management: Ensuring Access Oliver Kraff, Ph.D.
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MRI
Essen, Germany

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

09:30 RF Safety Evaluation of Neonatal MRI at 7T Evita Wiegers, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
09:40 A Workflow for Validating Numerical EM Simulations of Transmit Arrays Alireza Sadeghi-Tarakameh, Ph.D. Candidate
Bilkent University
Ankara, Turkey
09:50 Thermal Intervention, Diagnostic MRI & MR Thermometry at 7.0T Using Ultra-Wideband Antennae Thomas W. Eigentler, Dipl.-Ing.
Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
10:00 Power Considerations for Radiofrequency Applicator Concepts for Thermal Magnetic Resonance Interventions in the Brain at 297 MHz Eva Oberacker, Dipl.-Phys., M.Sc.
Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany

10:10 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
Challenges with the Integration of 7T MRI into the Clinical Workflow Andrew Fagan, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA
Length Dependence of RF-Induced Heating of Partially Immersed Conductor at 7T Pallab Bhattacharyya, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, USA
SAR Evaluation for an 8-Channel Transmit/Receive Head Coil Array at 7T for a Five-Year-Old Child Pedram Yazdanbakhsh, Ph.D.
Ceresensa, Inc.
Toronto, ON, Canada
10:20 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 2: RF Technology & RF Management
Moderators: Aurelien Massire, Ph.D. & Bart Steensma, M.Sc.
10:50 UHF RF Array Coils for Body & Brain Nikolai I. Avdievich, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

11:10 Eight-Channel pTx-Rx System for 7T MRI with Optically Controlled & Monitored On-Coil Current-Mode RF Amplifiers Natalia Gudino, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
11:20 A Comparison of the Transmit Efficiency of Loops vs. Dipoles for a 16-channel Head Array Using Different RF Shims at 10.5T Bei Zhang, Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine
New York, USA

11:30 Addressing pTx Roadblocks: Systems Design, SAR Supervision & Rapid Calibration Rene Gumbrecht, M.D.
Siemens Healthcare GmbH
Erlangen, Germany

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

11:50 Influence of TX Coil Impedance Mismatch on Parallel Transmission Applications at 9.4T Dario Bosch, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
12:00 Accelerated 3D Relative Transmit Mapping Using Structured Low-Rank Matrix Completion: Evaluated in the Body & Brain Aaron T. Hess, Ph.D.
University of Oxford
Oxford, England, UK

12:10 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
Networking & Poster Viewing Session
 
13:10 Closing the Loop: Leveraging Pulse Design to Build Better pTx Coils William A. Grissom, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA

Proffered Paper - Oral Session

13:25 Universal Pulses at 9.4T: A Feasibility Study Vincent Gras, Ph.D.
CEA NeuroSpin
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

13:40 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
Improving PCASL at Ultra-High Field Using a VERSE-Guided Parallel Transmission Strategy Yan Tong, B.S.
University of Oxford
Oxford, England, UK
Dual-Tuned 16-Channel TxRx Array for Sodium & Proton Brain Imaging at 7T Bili Wang, B.S.
New York University Langone Health
New York, NY, USA
Enhancement of Homogeneity of B1+ Efficiency Within the Human Brain Using Different Configuration of High Dielectric Constant (HDC) Materials at 10.5T Navid Pourramzangandji, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Hershey, PA, USA
On the Design of a 30-Element 7T Head Transmit Array Combining Overlapping & Self-Decoupling Charlotte Sappo, B.S.
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA
Universal Parallel Transmit Pulse Design for 3-Dimensional Local-Excitation: A 9.4T Simulation Study Ole Geldschläger, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
13:50 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 3: Applications I (Clinical Neuro)
Moderators: Denizhan Kurban, M.Sc. & Itamar Ronen, Ph.D.
14:20 Spinal Cord UHF-MR: Are We Far From a Clinical Routine? Virginie Callot, Ph.D.
Centre de Résonance Magnétique Biologique et Médicale
Marseille, France

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

14:40 A Preliminary Look at the Early Stage of Multiple Sclerosis in the Cervical Spinal Cord Using Multiparametric Quantitative 7T MRI Aurelien Massire, Ph.D.
CEA NeuroSpin
Gif-sur-Yvette, France

14:50 Ultra-High Field MRI for Clinical Application: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy Noam Harel, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

15:10 Efficient Quantitative Magnetization Transfer (qMT) Imaging for Clinical Use of 7T MRI Se-Hong Oh, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, USA
15:20 Superficial White Matter Imaging In Vivo with Ultra-High Resolution MRI at 7T Evgeniya P. Kirilina, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences
Leipzig, Germany

15:30 Why is 7.0 T MRI Indispensable in Epilepsy? Maxime Guye, M.D., Ph.D.
Centre de Résonance Magnétique Biologique et Médicale - UMR
Marseille, France

Proffered Paper - Oral Session

15:50 Multimodal 7T Imaging of the Locus Coeruleus in Healthy Older Adults Catarina Rua, Ph.D.
Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre
Cambridge, England, UK

16:00 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
Echo Time-Dependent Reproducibility of Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping at Different Field Strength Marta Lancione, M.Sc.
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Lucca, Italy
Reliable Mapping of Columnar Structures in Early Visual Cortex Using GE-EPI at 7T Daniel Haenelt, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences
Leipzig, Germany
Dissection of the Functional Anatomy of Basal Ganglia at 9.4T Vinod Kumar, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
Functional Parcellation of the Human Thalamus at 7T & 9.4T Wolfgang Grodd, M.D., Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
Does QSM in Sub-Cortical & Cortical Regions of the Human Brain at 9.4T Reflect Local Iron Concentrations? Gisela Hagberg, Ph.D.
University Hospital Tübingen
Tübingen, Germany
Multi-Parameter Mapping of Human Brain at Ultra-High Field Strengths Using a Gradient Echo Dual-Flip Angle Approach: Emphasis on Longitudinal Magnetization, T1 Hampus Olsson, M.Sc.
Lund University
Lund, Sweden
Multi-Contrast Quantitative Imaging at 7T: What Does the Increased SNR Bring? Ana-Maria Oros-Peusquens, Ph.D.
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Jülich, Germany
Visualization of Anterior Thalamic Nucleus at Ultra-High Field Sanghoon Kim, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, USA
16:20 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 4: Applications II (Advanced Neuro)
Moderators: Malgorzata Marjanska, Ph.D. & Karin G. Markenroth Bloch, Ph.D.
16:45 Challenges & Opportunities for Laminar fMRI Kamil Uludag, Ph.D.
Institute for Basic Science &
Sungkyunkwan University (Korea),
University Health Network
Toronto, ON, Canada

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

17:10 Full Field-of-View Human fMRI at 0.6 mm Isotropic Using Variable Flip Angle FLEET Segmented-Accelerated EPI with Tailored Slice Profiles at 7T Avery Berman, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA, USA
17:20 Simultaneous Multi-Slice Spiral Acquisitions for CBF fMRI at 7T Denizhan Kurban, M.Sc.
Maastricht University
Maastricht, Netherlands
17:30 Quiet, Low-Distortion Whole-Brain T2-BOLD fMRI at 7T Brian Burns, Ph.D.
GE Healthcare
Menlo Park, CA, USA

17:40 CEST Imaging at UHF: Neurodegenerative & Neuro-oncological Applications Hari Hariharan, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Proffered Paper - Oral Session

18:00 Hippocampal GluCEST at 7T & MRS-Glx at 3T in Epilepsy & Healthy Controls: Preliminary Results Lawrence Ver Hoef, M.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA

18:10 Advanced UHF Spectroscopy in Biomarker Discovery Wolfgang Bogner, Ph.D.
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Proffered Paper - Oral Session

18:30 ISIS-Localized 31P MR Spectroscopy in the Human Brain at 9.4T Reveals Inorganic Phosphate Signal Split Johanna Dorst, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany

18:40 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
High-Resolved nOe-Enhanced 31 P MRSI of the Human Brain at 9.4T Loreen Ruhm, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
Silent fMRI with Visual & Auditory Stimulation Using 3D Radial T2*-Weighted ZTE-BURST Sequence Marta Lancione, M.Sc.
IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Lucca, Italy
Metabolite Diffusion-Weighted Imaging with Golden Angle Radial Echo Planar Spectroscopic Imaging Vincent Boer, Ph.D.
Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance
Hvidovre, Denmark
Characterization of Functional Interactions in Layer-Specific Microcircuits of the Human Visual Brain System Using 7T fMRI Gopikrishna Deshpande, Ph.D.
Auburn University
Auburn, AL, USA
Spontaneous Co-Activation Analysis at 7T Wanyong Shin, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, USA
Application of COKE (COnsistent K-t-space Epsi) for Fast Spectroscopic Imaging at 7T MRI Rita Schmidt, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
Reproducibility of Neurochemical Quantitation in the Human Thalamus at 7T Song-I Lim, M.Sc.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Seed-Based Test-Retest Reliability of Resting-State fMRI at 3T & 7T Ajay Nemani, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH, USA
Ultra-High Spatial Resolution Multi-Echo BOLD & VASO fMRI of the Human Motor Cortex at 9.4T Sriranga Kashyap, M.Sc.
Maastricht University
Maastricht, Netherlands
19:00 Adjourn & Shuttle to Old Town Dubrovnik
 
Day 3 – Tuesday, 02 April 2019 – 3.75 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own (included if staying at hotel)
 
Session 5: Applications III (UHF-MR of the Torso)
Moderators: Thoralf Niendorf, Ph.D. & Cornelius A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
08:30 Cardiac UHF-MR: Why High Field Matters Christopher T. Rodgers, D.Phil.
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, UK

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

08:50 In Vivo Potassium MRI of the Human Heart at 7.0T Daniel Wenz, M.Sc.
Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
09:00 Click & Run Respiratory-Resolved, ECG & Navigator-Free Cardiac B0 & Relative B1 Calibration at 7T Aaron T. Hess, Ph.D.
University of Oxford
Oxford, England, UK

09:10 Abdominal UHF MRI & Metabolic Imaging: Liver, Pancreas, Kidney & More Catalina S. Arteaga de Castro, Ph.D.
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

09:30 A First Glimpse of In-Vivo Human Body at 10.5T Xiaoxuan He, M.Eng.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
09:40 In Vivo Motion-Compensated Abdominal Sodium (²³Na) Imaging at Ultrahigh Field (MoCASIm) Christian Dávid, M.Sc.
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Heidelberg, Germany

09:50 MRI of Pelvic Lymph Nodes: Toward Accurate Staging of High-Risk Cancer in the Lower Abdomen Tom W.J. Scheenen, Ph.D.
Radboud University Medical Center
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Proffered Paper - Oral Session

10:10 3D Composite Spectral & Spatial Pulse with Parallel Transmission: Feasibility & Application in Prostate Spectroscopy Xiaoxuan He, M.Eng.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

10:20 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
Cardiorenal Sodium MRI at 7.0T Using an 8-Channel 1H/23Na Radiofrequency Antenna Array Laura Boehmert, M.Sc.
Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
Prospective, Respiratory-Cardiac Gating for Free-Breathing, Cardiac CINE at 7T MRI Monitoring the Scattering Matrix Sven Jaeschke, M.Sc.
University of Oxford
Oxford, England, UK
Third-Order Cardiac B0-Shimming at 7T in Humans Michael Hock, M.Sc.
Universitätsklinikum Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany
Dynamic BOLD Responses of Renal Tissues to Interleaved Hypoxia & Hyperoxia in Healthy & Ischemia-Reperfusion-Injured Rats as Measured by MRI at 7T Kaixuan Zhao, Ph.D.
Southern Medical University
Guangzhou, China
Compact Self-Grounded Bow-Tie-Antenna Building Block for Cardiac MRI at 7.0T Thomas W. Eigentler, Dipl.-Ing.
Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, Germany
10:30 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 6: Applications IV (Imaging Outside of the Brain)
Moderators: Jutta Ellermann, M.D., Ph.D. & Jannie P. Wijnen, Ph.D.
11:00 Ophthalmic UHF-MR Oliver Stachs, Dr. rer. nat.
Universitätsmedizin Rostock
Rostock, Germany

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

11:20 High-Resolution Human Inner-Ear Imaging & Auditory Cortices fMRI at 7T Parallel-Transmit MRI Jérémie Clément, M.Sc.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
11:30 UHF MRI to Map Human Spinal Cord Microperfusion In Vivo Using Intra-Voxel Incoherent Motion Simon Levy, M.A.Sc.
Aix-Marseille University
Marseille, France
11:40 First MRI of the Human Spinal Cord at 9.4T Ole Geldschläger, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany

11:50 New Contrast Mechanisms for MSK Feliks Kogan, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
12:10 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
Networking & Poster Viewing Session
 
13:10 Exploring Clinical Applications in MSK Jutta Ellermann, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

13:30 The Potential of Ultra-High Field MR to Diagnose Ligament Tear in the Wrist Simon Götestrand, M.D.
Skåne University Hospital
Lund, Sweden
13:40 Mean Diffusivity as a Metric to Evaluate Drug Release out of In Situ Forming Implants In Vivo at 7T Nicole Vike, B.S.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA

13:50 Power Pitch Session (No CME Available)
Head RF Coil for fMRI with Binocular Eye Tracking Kyle Gilbert, Ph.D.
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON, Canada
The Application of the 3D UTE Sequence at a High Field for 19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Theranostic Nanocapsules Natalia Łopuszyńska, M.Sc.
Polish Academy of Sciences
Kraków, Poland
14:00 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 7: The Power of Collaboration & the Need for a UHF-MR Community Effort I (No CME Available)
Moderator: Anke Henning, Ph.D.
14:30 Let's Cooperate: Problem Description
    UHF-MR Interactive Poll Session:
  • Economic Factors
  • Technical Challenges
  • Availability of State-of-the-Art Methodology
  • Safety & CE / FDA Certification
15:30 Panel Discussion
15:45 Breakout Sessions: Implementation of Priority Recommendations for Industry (No CME Available)
    Split Groups:
  1. Priority List & Priority Applications: Clinical Neuro
  2. Priority List & Priority Applications: Clinical MSK
  3. Priority List & Priority Applications: Clinical Body
  4. Priority List & Priority Applications: Safety
  5. Priority List and Priority Applications: Research Neuro
  6. Priority List & Priority Applications: Research Beyond Neuro / Beyond Proton
16:45 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 8: The Power of Collaboration & the Need for a UHF-MR Community Effort II (No CME Available)
Moderators: Anke Henning, Ph.D. & Christopher J. Wiggins, Ph.D.
17:15 Summary & Conclusion of Breakout Sessions
17:45 Industry Perspectives
18:30 Discussion: One Community
Effective Ways to Share & Distribute State-of-the-Art Technology
  • Community-Based Software Repositories
  • Policy Change: Easier Access & Exchange of Sequence Code for Members of the UHF Community
19:15 Wine & Cheese Poster Reception
20:00 Group Dinner at Hotel
 
Day 4 – Wednesday, 03 April 2019 – 3.50 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on own (included if staying at hotel)
 
Session 9: Technology Session: Maximizing SNR & Resolution in UHF-MR
Moderators: Klaas P. Pruessmann, Ph.D. & Rita Schmidt, Ph.D.
08:30 New Physical Insight for the Design of Dense Arrays for Parallel Transmit & Receive Riccardo Lattanzi, Ph.D.
New York University Langone Health
New York, NY, USA

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

08:50 Comparing Realistic Coil Arrays to the Ultimate Intrinsic Coil Performance: A Simulation Study Bart Steensma, M.Sc.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
09:00 Novel 9.4T Head Array Provides for High Transmit Performance & Central SNR Improvement: Experimental Validation of UISNR Theory Nikolai Avdievich, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
09:10 23Na Imaging Using VERSE Pulses in a Density-Adapted Stack-of-Stars Sequence at 7T Fabian J. Kratzer, M.Sc.
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Heidelberg, Germany

09:20 Integrating MR Acquisition with Auxillary Measures Bertram J. Wilm, Ph.D.
Skope
Zurich, Switzerland

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

09:40 Measuring & Correcting Field Perturbation in High Resolution High b-Value Multi-Band Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Ruoyun Emily Ma, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
09:50 Depiction of Subcortical Structures at 7T with T2* Contrast Using Real-Rime Field & Motion Control Alexander Aranovitch, M.Sc.
ETH Zurich & University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

10:00 Acquisition & Reconstruction Methods in Motion Correction Approaches Vincent O. Boer, Ph.D.
Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance
Hvidovre, Denmark
10:20 Break & Speaker Upload Available
Networking & Poster Viewing Session
 
Session 10: Technology Session: Next-Generation UHF-MR Technology
Moderators: Aaron T. Hess, Ph.D. & Gregory J. Metzger, Ph.D.
10:50 Combined Shim-Receive Approaches Jason P. Stockmann, Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Boston, MA, USA

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

11:10 Impact of Dynamic Multi-Coil Shimming on BOLD fMRI Contrast at 9.4T Ali Aghaeifar, M.Sc.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tübingen, Germany
11:20 Beyond B0 Shimming: New Applications of Local B0 Field Control Using Multi-Coil Arrays Jason Stockmann, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA, USA

11:30 Approaches to Novel Gradient Coil Designs for Ultra-High Field Magnetic Resonance Sebastian Littin, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany

Proffered Papers - Oral Session

11:50 Supersonic Imaging Using a Gradient Insert Driven at 20 kHz Edwin Versteeg, M.Sc.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
12:00 Fast Local Q-Matrix Computation for SAR Monitoring of pTx MRI Using FPGA Hardware & High-Level Programming Approaches Ali Erkin Arslan, Ph.D.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

12:10 Advantage & Challenges of In-Bore Transmitters from H to X Dennis W.J. Klomp, Ph.D.
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
12:30 Summary
12:45 Adjournment & Boxed Lunches
 

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