Scientific Seminar Archives

2012 Seminars:

  • October 9: "Model-based Reconstruction for Multi-image MRI", Edward DiBella, Ph.D., UCAIR, University of Utah
  • July 12: "Multimodal MRI of Ischemic Penumbra in Experimental Stroke", Timothy Q. Duong, Ph.D., Ophthalmology, Radiology, Physiology, Research Imaging Institute, South Texas Vetrans Health Care System and Primate Research Center.
  • June 19 : "ADHD Theory and Mechanisms", Joel Nigg, Ph.D., Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU
  • April 17 : "Neuroimaging at the Oregon Alzheimer's Disease Center", Lisa Silbert, M.D., M.C.R., Neurology, OHSU
  • March 20 : "Diffusion-Weighted MRI for Improved Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer", Savannah Partridge, Ph.D., Department of Radiology, University of Washington
  • February 21 : "Binocular Interactions Influence the Modular and Functional Organization of Corticocortical Connections in the Visual Cortex",Jaime Olavarria, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Washington
  • January 17 : "Functional Connectivity of the Brain: Underlying Mechanisms, Characteristics, and Clinical Applications" Yihong Yang, Ph.D., MR Imaging and Spectroscopy Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

2011 Seminars:

  • December 20 : "UHF NMR" J. Thomas Vaughan, Ph.D., Radiology, University of Minnesota 
  • November 15 : "Pharmacological fMRI Studies in Obesity" Jonathan Purnell, M.D., Endocrinology, OHSU
  • October 25: "Brain MR Imaging with Use of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle, Ferumoxytol, in both Preclinical and Clinical Studies" Seymur Gahramanov, M.D., Blood Brain Barrier Program, OHSU
  • September 20 : "Manipulation of Hypoxic Stress Responses to Increase Anti-angiogenic Efficacy: Perfusion MRI studies of Intracranial Glioma" Martin Pike, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU
  • July 19 : "High-resolution fMRI: MR physics and physiology" Seong-Gi Kim, University of Pittsburgh
  • June 15: Klaas Nicolaij, Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Apr 28: "Patient Specific Mathematical Neuro-Oncology: Combining Clinical Imaging and Mathematical Modeling to Predict Glioma Growth in Individual Patients" Kirsten Swanson, Ph.D., University of Washington
  • Apr 19: "The Magic Roundabout: blood flow and local input functions in DCE-MRI" Matthias Schabel, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU
  • Apr 17: "MRI Detection of Early-Stage-Cerebral Cortical Abnormalities Caused by Fetal Exposure to Alcohol", Lindsey Leigland, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU
  • Apr 5 : "Quantification of Non-Gaussian Diffusion in Brain by Means of Diffusional Kurtosis Imaging" Jens Jensen, Ph.D., New York University
  • Feb 15 : "MR Relaxation in the Brain and Spine: T2 isn't just a time" Alex MacKay, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
  • Jan 18: "The Molecular Imaging of Water... and Maybe Sodium" Charles S. Springer, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU

2010 Seminars:

  • November 16: "Prediction and Early Detection of Therapeutic Response of Non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma" Jerry Glickson, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • October 19: "Imaging of cerebral development from in-utero to maturation" Peter Kochunov, Ph.D.,  UT San Antonio
  • September 21: "Dynamic Imaging of Cancer Response to Therapy" Wei Huang, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU
  • June 15: "Atypical Brain Structure and Functioning in Youth with a Family History of Alcoholism" Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU
  • May 18: "Studying rodent models of neuropathology by diffusion tensor imaging" Richard Sun, Ph.D., Loma Linda University 
  • April 20: "Not all 'gadolinium' is created equal. Part II Clinical contrast agents" Mark Woods, Ph.D., AIRC, OHSU
  • March 16: "RF Coil Design for Fast Multi-Channel MR Images and Spectra Acquisition.Long Pulse Gradient Diffusion Measurement" Alexander Novikov, Ph.D., NIH / NICHD

2009 Seminars:

  • Nov 19 : "Monte Carlo "Blind" Estimation Measuring Arteial Input Functions Without Arteries"  Matthias Schabel, University of Utah, Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research
  • Aug 27: "Characterizing Brain Cytoarchitecture with Diffusion MRI-Evaluation and Application" Sune Jespersen, Aarhus University in Denmark
  • Jun 16: "Concepts in Diffusion MRI" Chris Kroenke, AIRC, OHSU
  • May 19: "Adventures in k-space" John Grinstead, Siemens Healthcare, OHSU
  • Apr 16: "Water and Sodium Transport Across Cell Membranes: Relaxographic NMR" Yajie Zhang, NMR Laboratory of Physiological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School
  • Apr 14: AIRC Presentations at the 2009 International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Feb 24: "Advances in MRI Methods for Defining Cardiac Mechanics" Orlando "Lon" Simonetti, Department of Radiology, Ohio State University
  • Feb 10: "Non-invasive Brain Vasculature Imaging with Blood Oxygen Level Dependent and Time-of-Flight Effects in MRI: Applications to Functional and Clinical Studies" Sung‐Hong Park, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jan 27: "Energetics of the Failing Heart: Using NMR Spectroscopy to Study Metabolic Remodeling" Joanne Ingwall, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University
  • Jan 13: "What I Didn't Say in December About the Molecular Origins of Transverse MR Relaxation and fMRI" Charles Springer, AIRC, OHSU

2008 Seminars:

  • Dec 16: "Molecular Origins of MR Relaxation and Image Contrast" Charles Springer, AIRC, OHSU
  • Nov 18: "The Magnets, the Resonance, and the Radio Inside MR(R)I" Thomas Barbara, AIRC, OHSU
  • Oct 21: "Polarizations, Rotations, and Dispersions:The Origin and Manipulation of MRI Signals" William Rooney, AIRC, OHSU
  • Jul 15: "Specificity of Diffusion MRI Methods for Neuronal Injury?" Jack Simon, Department of Radiology, Portland VAMC
  • Jun 17: "Attention and the organization of the brain: Evidence from fMRI studies of the blind" Alex Stevens, Department of Psychiatry, OHSU
  • May 20: "Report from ISMRM/Toronto" AIRC Speakers
  • Apr 15: "Tumor ΔR2* and ΔADCw as Prognostic Biomarkers of Radiotherapeutic Response in Metastatic Brain Cancers" James Tanyi, Radiation Oncology, OHSU
  • Mar 18: "Isoform-Specific Effects of ApoE on Cognition" Jacob Raber, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU
  • Jan 15: "A Closer Look at Relaxographic Imaging of Human Brain at High Magnetic Field" William Rooney, AIRC, OHSU

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