Annual Symposium Agenda

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – Morning
7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:30 a.m. CPRIT and Multi-Institutional Collaborations Dean Sherry, Ph.D.
8:45 a.m.

In vivo CEST Imaging for Early Detection of a Therapeutic Response in Glioblastoma

Masaya Takahashi, Ph.D.
9:10 a.m. An Update on Metabolic Imaging of Cancer Biomarkers Changho Choi, Ph.D.
9:35 a.m. Opportunities in Imaging Prostate Cancer: Probing Prostate Cancer Metabolism to Improve Detection Kevin Courtney, M.D., Ph.D.
10 a.m. Discussion
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Imaging and Spectroscopy of Cancer: Challenges at 7T Mary Preston McDougall, Ph.D.
10:55 a.m. Advances in Imaging of Hyperpolarized Substrates at MDACC James Bankson, Ph.D.
11:20 a.m. Hyperpolarized 13C MR Imaging at UTSW Medical Center Jian-xiong Wang, Ph.D.
11:45 a.m. Discussion
12:30 p.m. Lunch
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – Afternoon
1 p.m. Registration
2 p.m. Imaging Brain Injury  Roland Lee, M.D.
2:45 p.m. Response of Brain to Injury David Brody, M.D., Ph.D.
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m.

TBI, The Big Clinical Picture

Geoff Manley, M.D., Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. Imaging Opportunities in Neuroperformance Therapies Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
4:45 p.m. Reception
Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Perfusion Imaging by MR Eric Wong, Ph.D., M.D.
9:15 a.m. Resting State Networks Catie Chang, Ph.D.
10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. The Connectome  Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D.
11:15 a.m. PET Ligands for Brian Metabolism and Injury Robert Innis, M.D., Ph.D.
12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Tau: New Horizons in Neurodegenerative Imaging Mark Mintun, M.D.
1:45 p.m. Regional Glucose Metabolism by PET Andrei Vlassenko, M.D., Ph.D.
2:30 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Metabolic Management of Brain Injury David Hovda, Ph.D.
3:45 p.m. Imaging Endophenotypes of TBI for Clinical Trials Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, M.D., Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. Discussion and Adjourn