Last updated 02 October 2009


Friday, 14 October


Arrival, Registration, and Poster set-up
Riverview Lounge
19:00-21:00 Dinner
Cascade Ballroom

Saturday, 15 October

07:00 Breakfast and Registration
Peter S. Allen, Ph.D., Co-chair, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Graeme F. Mason, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

SESSION 1:  Overview: Biochemistry & Physiology of Psychiatric Disorders

08:45 Kelvin O. Lim, M.D., University of Minnesota
09:35 Gerard Sanacora, M.D., Yale University - not available
10:25 Coffee Break

SESSION 2:  Overview: Spectral Visibility, Quantification and Internal Standards

10:45 Peter S. Allen, Ph.D., University of Alberta - no audio
11:35 Peter B. Barker, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University - not available



SESSION 3:  Spectral Fitting Routines

14:00 Jeffrey A. Stanley, M.D., Wayne State University - no audio
14:50 Proffered Papers
15:30 Coffee Break
15:45 Poster Session
17:00 Dinner

SESSION 4:  1H MRS in Schizophrenia and Dementia

19:30 Kejal Kantarci, M.D., Mayo Clinic - no audio
20:20 Proffered Papers

Sunday, 16 October



SESSION 5:  Spectroscopic Imaging: Pulse Techniques & Data Handling

08:00 Andrew A. Maudsley, Ph.D., University of Miami
08:50 Mary McLean, Ph.D., University College London
09:20 Proffered Papers
10:00 Coffee Break

SESSION 6:  Spectroscopy Imaging: Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, and Substance Abuse

10:20 Dieter Meyerhoff, Ph.D., University of California at San Francisco
11:10 Jullie W. Pan, M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Contemplation
17:00 Poster Session
18:00 Dinner

SESSION 7:  Nuclei Other than Protons

19:30 Douglas L. Rothman, Ph.D., Yale University - not available
20:15 Brian D. Ross, M.D., Ph.D., Huntington Medical Research Institute

Monday, 17 October



SESSION 8: GABA & Glutamate:  Target Isolation & Use in Psychiatric Disorders

08:00 Robin A. de Graaf, Ph.D., Yale University
08:50 Graeme F. Mason, Ph.D., Yale University
09:40 Proffered Papers
10:30 Coffee Break

SESSION 9:  Quality Control in a Patient Environment

10:50 Roland Kreis, Ph.D., University of Bern - not available
11:40 Marinette van der Graaf, Ph.D., University of Nijmegen - not available
12:30 Closing Remarks
12:45 Adjournment
13:00 Lunch

Initial departures

Tuesday, 18 October

Later departures