Mapping Functional Networks for Brain Surgery
Milan, Italy


In Appreciation of our Abstract Reviewers

Below are the names of the eight individuals who peer-reviewed the 40 scientific abstracts submitted for this workshop. This work was performed on a voluntary basis and involved reading and scoring many papers during a 5–day period. For their hard work and invaluable assistance in putting the workshop together, we extend a sincere thank-you to our reviewers.


Day 1 - fMRI Abstract Reviewers:
Massimo Caulo, M.D.
Chris A. Clark, Ph.D.
Gerardo Conesa Bertran, M.D., Ph.D.
Nicolas F. Ramsey, Ph.D.

Day 2 - DTI Abstract Reviewers:
Marco Catani, M.D., M.R.C.Psych.
Aaron S. Field, M.D., Ph.D.
Roland G. Henry, Ph.D.
John L. Ulmer, M.D.



  DAY 2  
1 New Semantic Language Paradigms for Clinical fMRI Domenico Zaca, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA
2 Pre-Surgical Spatial Localization of Motor Activation using Arterial Spin Labeling & BOLD fMRI in Patients with Brain Tumors Peter A. Mattei, M.D., Ph.D.
G. D'Annunzio University
Chieti, Italy
3 Influence of the Frequency of a Task of Mapping for Supplementary Motor Area on Pre-Operative Functional MRI Akira Matsushita, M.D.
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Japan
4 Awake Surgery & Intraoperative Brain Mapping with Cortical & Subcortical Electric Stimulation (CSES) for the Resection of Purely Subcortical Tumors in Eloquent Areas Giannantonio Spena, M.D.
Civil Hospital
Alessandria, Italy
5 Perspectives from 110 Preoperative Neurosurgery Cases David K. Powell, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, USA
6 Functional Mapping of Eloquent Brain Areas in Pre-Surgical Assessment: A Case Study of a Patient with an Astrocytoma Carlos Ferreira, R.T.
University of Coimbra, IBILI
Coimbra, Portugal
7 Towards a Non-Presumptive Interpretation of fMRI Data: Quantitative Analysis of Statistical Parametric Maps Alessandro De Benedictis, M.D.
University of Insubria
Varese, Italy
8 Functional Mapping for Motor, Sensory & Speech Localization in Epilepsy Surgery Sharon Naparstek, M.A.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer-Sheva, Israel
9 Preoperative Mapping of Language Areas with fMRI in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Cristina Rosazza, Ph.D.
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico
Milan, Italy
10 Material Specific Lateralisation of Episodic Memory in the Medial Temporal Lobe Priscila Rojas Frias, M.Sc.
University of Bristol
Bristol, England, UK
11 Deformable Anatomic Templates (DAT) Validation Using fMRI of the Motor Hand Cortex Jackson D. Hamilton, M.D.
University of Texas
Houston, TX, USA
12 Pre- & Intra-Operative Multimodal Imaging for Placement of Intracranial EEG Electrodes in Epilepsy Patients Roman Rodionov, Ph.D.
University College London
London, England, UK
  DAY 3  
13 fMRI & DTI Revealed Changes in Contralesional Motor Compensation after Brain Tumor Removal Xiawei Ou, Ph.D.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Little Rock, AR, USA
14 DTI/fMRI Fusion at 1.5T Confirms Robust Relationship between Structural & Functional Connectivity in a Glioma Patient Maxime Descoteaux, Ph.D.
Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
15 A Novel Diffusion Tensor MR-Based Approach to Evaluate Structural Features of Low Grade Gliomas Marco Riva, M.D.
University of Milan & Istituto Clinico Humanitas
Milan, Italy
16 Brain Tumour-Induced White Matter Alterations as Assessed by Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Martina Campanella, Ph.D. candidate
Italian Institute of Technology
Genova, Italy
17 Reconstruction of White Matter Tracts via Repeated Deterministic Streamline Tracking Miriam H. A. Bauer, M.Sc.
University Giessen & Marburg, GmbH
Marburg, Germany
18 Microstructural Differences in the Morphology of the Corpus Callosum between Normal & Interpreter Bilinguals Revealed by DTI Seyede Ghazal Mohades, M.Sc.
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
19 Influence of 3T DWI Acquisition on Visual Pathway Reconstruction - Initial Experience Miriam H. A. Bauer, M.Sc.
University Giessen & Marburg, GmbH
Marburg, Germany
20 Radiation Necrosis versus Tumor Recurrence in Primary Brain Neoplasms: A PET/CT & CE MRI/MRSI Study Mona A. Mohamed, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Baltimore, MD, USA
21 Interactions of High Field Clinical MRI (3T) with Magnetically Adjustable Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Valves Anthony Tyndall, M.D.
Universitätsspital Basel
Basel, Switzerland
22 Brain White Matter Pathological Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: A Quantitative Magnetization Transfer Imaging Study Modjtaba Riyahi-Alam, M.D. candidate
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran, Iran

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