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Last updated 09 September 2010


Sunday, 4 February  
14:00 – 17:00 Boarding, Registration, Poster Setup 
 
18:00 – 20.30 Dinner  
   
20:30 Opening Remarks Jeff W.M. Bulte, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Annemie van der Linden, D.Sc., University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
   
20:45 Keynote Speaker Angelique Louie, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, CA, USA
  Molecular/Cellular MRI: The Past, the Present and the Future
   
Monday, 5 February  
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast/Registration  
   
9:00 Plenary Speaker 1 Clemens Lowik, Ph.D., University Hospital Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
  Optical imaging: What can it do that MRI can’t?
   
Oral Session 1: MRI Reporter Genes, Dmitri Artemov, Ph.D., and Eric Ahrens, Ph.D., Moderators
09:45   Michal Neeman Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Molecular imaging of gene expression in vascular development
10:05   Ralph P. Mason Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
A MAGIC approach to gene expression (Magnetic Resonance Assay of Gene Imaging Constructs)
10:25   Jimmy D. Bell Ph.D., Hammersmith Hospital, London, England, UK
Assessing gene expression by MRI: a reality or just wishful thinking
   
10:45 Break  
   
11:05 General Assembly:  Closing Discussion on Reporter Genes
 
11:25 MI but not MRI Mark Borden, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Strategies in Ultrasonic Molecular Imaging
   
Proffered Paper  
11:45   E. James Delikatny, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Design and Characterization of an Enzyme-Activated Probe Highly Specific to Phosphatidylcholine-specific Phospholipase C
   
12:05 Lunch  
   
Oral Session 2: The Bright Future of Manganese, Eric Shapiro, Ph.D., and Louise van der Weerd, Ph.D., Moderators
14:00   Anne-Marie van der Linden, D. Sc., University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
MEMRI: an in Vivo Tool to Study Neuroplasticity
14:20   Tom Chih-Chuang Hu, Ph.D., M.B.A., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
MEMRI: Application to Small Animal Heart Model
14:40   Ichio Aoki, Ph.D., National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan
Expanding Applications for Manganese-enhanced MRI
   
Proffered Paper  
15:00   Youssef Z. Wadghiri, Ph.D., New York University, New York, NY, USA
In Vivo ÁMEMRI Reveals Age-Dependent Hippocampal Dysfunction in a Tangle Mouse Model of Dementia
   
15:20 Break  
   
Proffered Papers  
15:40   Brian B. Roman, Ph.D., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
In Vitro High Resolution MEMRI Studies of Glucose Activated Rat Pancreas
15:00   Marius Widderoe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Normay
MEMRI of the Rat Neonatal Hypoxic-ischemic (HI) Stroke Model
   
16:20 General Assembly: Closing Discussion on MEMRI
 
16:30 Plenary Lecture 2:  Andreas Jacobs, Ph.D., Max-Planck-Institut, Cologne, Germany
 
17:15 Adjournment  
   
18:00 Dinner  
     
Tuesday, 6 February  
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast  
   
09:00 - 14:00
 
Yucatan (Progresso), Mexico  
   
Oral Session 3: Novel MR-based MI Approaches, Jeff Bulte, Ph.D., and Angelique Louie, Ph.D., Moderators
15:30   Chrit T. Moonen, Ph.D., Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
The Role of Ultrasound and MR in Transfection and Transgene Expression
15:50   Eric T. Ahrens, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cell Tracking Using Fluorochemical Labels And 19F MRI
16:10   Aravind Arepally, M.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
MR-trackable microcapsules for MR-guided injection and immunoprotection of cellular therapeutics
16:30   Robert J. Gillies, Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Imaging of Tumor pH with a Single Injection of a pH-sensitive MR Contrast Agent Cocktail
   
Proffered Papers  
16:50   Geralda van Tilborg, M.S., Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Avidin Induced Clearance of Biotinylated Paramagnetic Liposomes for Improved MR Molecular Imaging
17:10   Donald Nolting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Multi-modal Optical and MR Contrast Agents for Use in Vascular and Perfusion Imaging
   
17:30 General Assembly: Closing Discussion on Current Status of Novel Angles of MRMI Approach
   
18:00 - 20:30 Dinner  
   
Oral Session 4: (para) CEST Contrast Agents, Robert Gillies, Ph.D., and Chrit Moonen, Ph.D., Moderators
20:30   Michael T. McMahon Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, MD, USA
Multi-colored MR Imaging Using CEST Contrast Agents
   
Proffered Papers  
20:50   Assaf Gilad, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Detection of MRI Contrast Based on Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) in the Presence of the T2/T2 Contrast Agent Feridex
21:10   Vikram Kodibagkar, Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
A Sensitive Albumin-binding PARACEST Agent for in Vivo Applications
21:30   Claire Billotey, M.D., Ph.D., H˘pital E. Herriot, Lyon, France
Hybrid Gadolinium Oxide Nanoparticles: Multimodal Contrast Agents for in Vivo Imaging
   
21:50 General Assembly: Closing Discussion on (para) CEST Contrast Agents
 
22:00 Adjournment  
   
     
Wednesday, 7 February  
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast  
   
09:00 - 16:00
 
Cozumel, Mexico
 
 
   
16:00 - 18:00 Poster Session 2  
   
18:00 - 20:30 Dinner  
   
Thursday, 8 February  
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast  
   
Oral Session 5: Targeted Contrast Agents, Franca Podo, D.Sc., and Annemie van der Linden, D.Sc., Moderators
08:45   Klaas Nicolay, Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Target-specific Contrast Agents for Molecular MRI
09:05   Dmitri Artemov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Developing of Imaging Probes for Targeted MRI of Tumor Cell-Surface Receptors
09:25   Lon J. Wilson, Ph.D., Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
MRI-guided Therapy with Superparamagnetic Carbon Nanostructures  
   
Proffered Papers  
09:45   Xudong Huang, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Preliminary Studies of a Novel MRI Molecular Probe Targeting Alzheimer's Amyloid
10:05   Gustav J. Strijkers, Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Molecular Imaging of Collagen using Bimodal Paramagnetic and Flouorescent Liposomes
   
10:25 Break  
   
Proffered Papers  
10:40   Gabriella Baio, M.D., University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
Magnetic Resonance Detection at 1.5T of Tumor by Means of Superparamagnetic Antibodies with Two Types of Approach: The Direct and Indirect Magnetic Tumor Labeling
11:00   Claire Corot, Ph.D., Guerbet Research Roissy, France
Comparison of Gadolinium and USPIO Folate Compounds on the Targeting of Tumor Folate Receptors
11:20   Vinod Kaimal, M.S., Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
MRI of Targeted Delivery of Saposin C and USPIO to tumor Cells in Vivo Using Liposomes
   
11:40 General Assembly: Closing Discussion on Targeted Contrast Agents
 
12:20 Lunch  
   
Oral Session 6: Tracking of Actively Labeled Cells (Immune Cells, Stem Cells), Tom Chih-Chuang Hu, Ph.D., and Youssed Wadghiri, Ph.D., Moderators
14:00   Erik M. Shapiro, Ph.D., Yale University, New Haven, CT,  USA
Sizing up Cellular MRI with Micron Sized Iron Oxide Particles
14:20   Anna V. Moore, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA
In vivo tracking of transplanted pancreatic islets
14:40   Claire Billotey, M.D., Ph.D., H˘pital E. Herriot, Lyon, France
MRI tools for in-vivo tracking of immune cells
   
Proffered Papers  
15:00   Piotr Walczak, M.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Applicability of Bioluminescence and MRI for Monitoring Cell-Based Therapy of Demyelination
15:20   Sergey Magnitsky, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
In Vivo Labeling of Neurons and Astrocytes after Neonatal Injection Oxide Particles
   
15:40 Break  
   
16:00   Paula J. Foster, Ph.D., Robarts Research Institute, London ON, Canada
Monitoring Cellular Responses in Experimental Models of Inflammation
16:20   Nicolau Beckmann, Ph.D., Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
Imaging of Macrophage Infiltration: Opportunities for Drug Research
   
Proffered Paper  
16:40   Anna Sotnikova, University Clinics Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
NeoHepatocytes Labeled in Vitro with Combination of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots
   
17:00 General Assembly: Closing Discussion on Cell Labeling
 
19:00 Closing Dinner  
   
Friday, 9 February: Departure to Airport

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