Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Magnetic Resonance & Optical Imaging

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8:30 9:00   Registration & Breakfast
Session I Functional Optical Brain Studies in Mice and Men Session Chairs: Arjun Yodh, Ph.D. and John Detre, M.D.
9:00 9:35 Ashwin Parthasarathy, Ph.D.                     University of South Florida Noninvasive, Bedside Estimation of Cerebral Hemodynamic Biomarkers with Fast Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy
9:35 10:10

Anna Devor,

Ph.D.                       UCSD

Microscopic Foundation of Noninvasive Human Imaging
10:10 10:45 Brian White, M.D., Ph.D.              CHOP Functional Connectivity as a Biomarker of Neurologic Injury
10:45 12:00   Poster Session
12:00 13:15   Lunch 
Session II CEST Imaging Biomarkers Session Chair: Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D.
13:15 13:50 Phillip Zhe Sun, Ph.D.        Emory University The Emerging Applications of CEST MRI
13:50 14:25 Craig Meyer, Ph.D.     University of Virginia Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial disease
14:25 15:00 Julien Flament, Ph.D.          CEA-MIRCen Metabolic Imaging in Neurodegenerative Diseases using CEST MRI
15:00 15:35 Kejia Cai, PhD,            University of Illinois at Chicago The Development of Endogenous MRI for Tissue Oxidative Stress in vivo
15:35 16:45   Closing Reception