ISMRM WORKSHOP SERIES ~ 09-11 October 2015

ISMRM Workshop on MRI Cell Tracking for Visualizing Cellular Therapeutics & Inflammation
La Jolla, CA, USA



DAY 1 - Friday, 9 October 2015 (no CME available)
15:00     Registration & Speaker Upload Available until 18:00  

DAY 2 - Saturday, 10 October 2015 (6.5 CME available)
07:00     Registration & Speaker Upload Available  
07:00     Breakfast served until 08:00  
08:00     Welcome  
      Session 1: Cellular Probes & Imaging Technologies  
      Moderator: Stephen R. Adams, Ph.D.  
08:15     MR Imaging Probes for Cell Tracking: A Game of Numbers - Permission Withheld Thomas J. Meade ,Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, USA
08:45 Quantitative MRI-Based Cell Tracking Employing Single Cell Detection Methodologies
Erik M. Shapiro ,Ph.D.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, USA
09:15 Microencapsulated Cell Tracking Jeff W. M. Bulte ,Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
      Proffered Papers – Oral Session  
09:45   Tracking Transplanted Cells with Paramagnetic Fluorinated Nanoemulsions - Permission Withheld Alexander Kislukhin, Ph.D.
University of California
San Diego, CA, USA
10:00     Break & Speaker Upload Available  
      Session 2: Preclinical Focus
      Moderator: Patrick J. McConville, Ph.D.  
10:30 Monitoring of Labeled Pancreatic Islets Anna V. Moore ,Ph.D.
MGH & Harvard Medical School
Charlestown, MA, USA
11:00 Cell Fate Monitoring in the Brain with In Vivo Molecular Imaging Mathias Hoehn ,Ph.D.
Cologne, Germany
11:30 Real Time MRI for Predictable Precise & Reproducible Targeting of Cells to the Central Nervous System Piotr Walczak ,M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
12:00   A Report on Efforts to Track & Quantify Cells in Experimental Models of Cancer Immunotherapy & Stem Cell Transplantation Paula J. Foster ,Ph.D.
Robarts Research Institute
London, ON, Canada
      Proffered Papers – Oral Session  
12:30 Low Dose Focused Ultrasound Induces Enhanced Tumor Accumulation of Natural Killer Cells Naomi Sta Maria, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA
12:45     Lunch  
      Session 3: The Big Picture
      Moderator: Eric T. Ahrens, Ph.D.  
13:45   Visualizing Tumor-Stroma Interactions in Ovarian Carcinoma - Permission Withheld Michal Neeman ,Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
14:30   Stem Cell - Replacement Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Martin Marsala ,Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
15:15   Adoptive Immunotherapy of Cancer with NK Cells- Propagation, Delivery & Immunokinetics Dean A. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Texas
Houston, TX, USA
16:00     Poster Session (no CME available)  
17:30     Adjourn  
18:30     Off-Site Dinner & Reception (Departure from the Estancia Hotel at 18:00)  

DAY 3 -  Sunday, 11 October 2015 (2.75 CME available)
07:00     Registration & Speaker Upload Available  
08:00     Breakfast served until 09:00  
      Session 4: MRI Reporters
      Moderator: Anna V. Moore, Ph.D.  
09:00 Sensing Cell Fate in Regenerative Medicine Assaf A. Gilad, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
09:30   Biomolecular Engineering of MRI Reporters of Cellular Function - Permission Withheld Mikhail G. Shapiro, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA
10:00     Break & Speaker Upload Available  
      Session 5: Inflammation Focus
      Moderator: Jeff W. M. Bulte, Ph.D.  
10:30   Imaging and Nanomedicine in Inflammatory Atherosclerosis Willem M. Mulder ,Ph.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
11:00 Probing Inflammation: 19F MRI and Cardiovascular Applications Ulrich Flögel ,Ph.D.
Heinrich Heine University
Düsseldorf, Germany
11:30     MR Imaging of Tumor-Associated Inflammation - Permission Withheld Heike Daldrup-Link ,M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
      Proffered Papers – Oral Session  
12:00 2D & 3D Automatic Visualisation of Inflammation in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms using USPIO with MRI Georgia S. Koutraki, M.Sc.
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12:15     Departure  

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